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Icon of the event Trade Routes and Translation Schools
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

The 12th Century Renaissance was possible due to new access to information. In this talk by Pneuma Ensemble, learn about the musicians, scholars and tradespeople who travelled across Europe and beyond, carrying books and idea...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Gardiner Museum visits York Woods
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Did you know that clay is actually a type of soil? It is unique as you can make plates, cups and saucers with it. Join our talented ceramic artists and learn how to make your very own animal out of clay!...

Icon of the event Medieval Celebration
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairview

Pneuma Ensemble hosts a seasonal medieval celebration, complete with traditional dances. Audience beware, you may be answerable to the King or Queen!...

Icon of the event Medieval Performers
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

This introductory talk by Pneuma Ensemble will introduce you to some of the major voices of the Middle Ages. Their art spoke of wonders and horrors, and preserved portraits of the times in a way that touches the spirit....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Fairview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Tales Tall and True
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join Artists from the Community Arts Guild to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Tell your favourite stories, from personal to fictional to myths and folktales, and everything in between. We'll have guest storyt...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
Icon of the event Medieval Music, Medieval Philosophy
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

How did people understand music during the medieval times? This talk by Pneuma Ensemble will explore music as the animating force of the cosmos, as applied mathematics, and as a topic written about by the ancients. Find out w...

Icon of the event The World of Marie de France
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Very little is knowwn about the 12th century poet/minstrel Marie de France, but she may be the one of history's most influential authors, and her work the focus of increasing scholarly interest. This talk by Pneuma Ensemble w...

Icon of the event Puppetry for Children Ages 6 to 8
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Join the award winning Puppetmongers and find out how to make and bring to life all kinds of puppets from readily available materials. Try your hand with marottes, toy-theatre, shadow puppets and more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 10
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Icon of the event Tales of Robin Hood
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

Delve into the legend of the most famous outlaw of the Middle Ages! This talk by Pneuma Ensemble will trace the stories and songs of Robin Hood and Maid Marian from the 12th through the 16th centuries....