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July 2012, International Heritage Fair at Archeon (NL)

Zeitgeist International Trade Fair and Conference
July 20 - 23, 2012 Archeon (NL)

Adult Education and Event Organisation in Archaeological Open Air Museums.

Friday 20 July arrival day
19.00 Dinner at Archeon

Saturday 21 July
8.00 Breakfast in monastery
9.00 Welcome to Archeon and Opening of the Conference.
Personal introduction of all participants
9.45 Lecture
“Integration of external (re-enactment / living history) groups into the site”
10.30 Coffee break
10.45 Lecture
“Putting on a show: dynamic adaptation of (interactive) spectacle within a thematic event”
11.30 Visit to the “Archeologiehuis”, Archeon’s new museum.
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Lecture
“Adult Education through the use of Living History displays”
14.15 Coffee break
14.30 Guided tour around the site
- Do’s and Don’ts of a guided tour
- Visit to the International Trade Fair
17.00 Free time
19.00 Barbeque
Evening programme: Storytelling around the campfire

Sunday 22 July
9.00 Breakfast in monastery
10.00 Demonstrations/workshops in the park
- Bronze Casting
- Iron Smelting
- Tin Casting
- Weaving and other textile arts
- Cooking
- Furniture making
- Blacksmithing
- Armouring
- Saddlemaking
- Pottery production
12.30 Roman Lunch
13.30(Inter)Active tour of the park
Programme specifically targeted at adults
15.00 Coffee
15.30 Gladiator show
16.00 Group photo
16.05 Administrative meeting: products, evaluation, reporting
17.30 Free time
19.00 Medieval Dinner
Evening programme: reception in the Monastery

Monday 23 July Travelling day
1. Visit to the Medieval town of Leiden by train and after that directly to the airport 15,- euro per person
2. Guided tour through Amsterdam: boat trip through the canals, visits to museums and trip to the Red Light District. Travel by train and afterwards, directly to the airport 35,- euro per person