Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux), Bayeux

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For a unique art form experience, check out Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux) where you can discover the delicate process of creating lace. At this site, you will watch the staff spin thread into endless patterns with the help of numerous tiny pins. Creating lace by hand is rarely seen in current times, so this conservatory is a must-see for visitors of Bayeux.

When you go, keep in mind that everything will be in French, so remember to invite a French-speaking translator for your benefit. Finally, on your way out of the venue, be sure to drop some money into the donation box, which funds the conservatory and keeps its doors open. Arrange to visit Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux) and other attractions in Bayeux using our Bayeux trip itinerary builder site.
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  • I took a class on how to make Bobbin Lace from Veronique. We didn't speak the same language, but I learned how to make a small piece of lace and had a ball!!!  more »
  • This small room is lined with photos and examples of exquisite bobbin lace. There were 4 ladies seated around the room working on projects. Each was happy to show their work, explaining was more...  more »
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  • Nice reception room and nice exhibition
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  • Magnificent exhibition entitled "creative spirit, the dressing of the bishops revisited". We stumbled upon this exhibition a little by chance by visiting the Cathedral of Bayeux, at the heritage days. Congratulations to the organizers: fascinating Expo we bought the catalogue to prolong the memory.
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