Everyday heritage in tiles in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe


16/09/2017 - 17/09/2017

Berchem-Sainte-Agathe/Sint-Agatha-Berchem began to make a name for itself as its illustrated tile factories developed. Façades of buildings evoke fields of wheat, panoramas, halcyons, lilacs, seagulls, fish, as well as sundials or small monkeys. On this walking tour you will learn about the production of tiles for which local factories are renowned and about a skill that’s worth preserving.

In cooperation with Itinéraires, sur les Sentiers de l’Histoire.

Practical information

    • place Schweitzer
    • 1082 Brussels
    • Saturday and Sunday at 9h00, 11h00 and 14h00 (duration: 1.5 hours)
      Please note that bookings are essential. Call 02/537.68.75 (from Monday to Friday, 10h00 to 13h00). Up to 25 people per tour. In French only.
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