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3 Story Telling - Examples

Monica Johannessen (NO)
You can do story telling in many different ways. At Landa we involve the guest in the story. The goal for us is that they feel that they are in the time the story is from. Every visitor of any of the different arrangements that we have here, like the museum, the event, school classes, groups, private arrangements and so on will during the time they spend at Landa learn history through activities, storytelling, and experience.

2 Story Telling - Activities

Monica Johannessen (NO)
It is important to have a good story and know the stories you wish to tell, and to practice them before telling them to a audience. We wish to give you example of activities, find some which fit you and your place and that appeal to you and fit your purpose and objectives.

1 Story Telling - Introduction

Monica Johannessen (NO)
Storytelling is the conveying of events in words, images and sounds, often by improvisation or embellishment. Stories or narratives have been shared in every culture as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and to instill moral values.

Metalworking: Omega fibula

Ratna Drost (NL)

The fibula was worn by both men, women and children. The more elaborated ones with gems or precious stones, were made for the rich upper-class. One of the easiest fibulae easiest to make, is the ‘omega’ fibula. The Romans were very fond of jewelry. Women as well as men, wore rings, bracelets and necklaces. A special, but at the same time ordinary, piece of jewelry was the ‘fibula’.

Spinning with a Spindle

Hannah Fraza (NL)
Spinning yarn is the first step to creating cloth. There are multiple ways of spinning, you could, for example, also use a spinning wheel or a stick which you roll against your leg, but a spindle is one of the most basic and simple methods which can be used anywhere you go. By spinning you twist all the separate hairs in the wool into a single strand, this makes a piece of yarn a lot stronger than just some loose hairs.

Tablet weaving

Hannah Fraza (NL)
Sarah Goslee (US) (from

With tablet weaving you create very decorative belts. By turning the tablets, a space is opened between the stands of yarn (the warp) through which the weft is intersected. By turning the tablets backwards or forwards different patterns can be achieved, this, of course, also depends on how you thread the different colours of yarn through the cards.

Archeon (NL)

Founded in 1994, Archeon covers 10,000 years of human development in the Netherlands. From hunter-gatherers in the Stone Age and farmers in the Bronze and Iron Ages, through the Roman period and right up to everyday life in 1340 AD, “Archaeo-interpreters” show what life was...

Archäologisches FreilichtMuseum Oerlinghausen (DE)

Southeast of Bielefeld near the Teutoburger Forrest, one finds the Archäologisches Freilichtmuseum Oerlinghausen (AFM), originally founded by the “Reichsverband für Deutsche Vorgeschichte” as a political presentation of...

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