Festival of old tradesAugust 7, 2022 / Ecomuseum Tuilerie de Pouligny
Ecomuseum Tuilerie de Pouligny

Festival of old trades

August 7, 2022

The Pouligny Tilery Ecomuseum in partnership with the Terra Ignis association, is organizing the Fête des Vieux Métiers. More than 50 old trades in demonstration on 4 hectares of surface. A dive into the world of the countryside of the early 20th century.

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Travel through time

During this special weekend, the Eco-museum of the Pouligny Tilery is transformed into a village of trades! Pmore than 100 machines on display, 90 extras, more than 30 demonstrations, old games, animals.

Immersion in the past

Entering the site of the ecomuseum of the Tuilerie de Pouligny, on the occasion of the festival of old trades and the rural world, is to go back in time to discover the life of the Creuse and Limousin countryside from 1850 to 1960. Everything is only demonstrations, animations, discussions and for the little ones as for the big ones marvels and enchantment. From the shrill sound of the saw, to the smoke of the engines, to the clatter of farm machinery pulled by horses, through the noise of saucepan that make the cans of chamboule tout, everything will be here to make you live a unique experience and spend a moment both unforgettable and enchanting.

Men, machines, trades

More than 90 volunteers in period costumes will let you experience their passion, both under the tents and buildings of the old tile factory and in the surrounding fields. More than 100 machines are exposed here and put into operation for the greatest happiness of novices and enthusiasts. And finally what about the small trades of the countryside, such as the remover, the carpenter, the clog maker, the blacksmith, the basket makers, the rope maker, the washerwomen, the hairdresser, the lace maker, the seamstress, etc., of which you will be able to admire the know-how and dexterity.

A festival unique in its kind in Creuse, because it brings together in the wonderful setting that is the ecomuseum of the Tuilerie de Pouligny, all the history of the Creuse countryside.

Fête des vieux métiers
August 7, 2022

Chemin des Tuiliers


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