Soierie vivante – Lyon’s traditional silk-weaving workshops

Soierie vivante – Lyon’s traditional silk-weaving workshops

The Soierie Vivante association will be offering additional visits to its weaving and trimming workshops during the Festival of Lights: 

*Visits to the municipal trimming workshop
(21 rue Richan, near the theatre)
Weaving of stripes and figured patterns, in a former apartment and workshop, located on the 1st floor of a typical weavers' building from the 19th century.

* Visits to the municipal weaving workshop
(12 bis, montée J. Godart, near Gros Caillou)
Handweaving (Jacquard) and weaving on mechanical looms in a family workshop from the 19th century (kitchen and mezzanine).  

Thursday, December 6 to Saturday December 8, individual visits in French (no reservation required) at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

A combination ticket is available
1 workshop visit = 30 mins / both workshops = 1hour 30 mins

Adults: 1 visit = €7 / 2 visits = €10
Children under 6: free

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