Mediaeval archery

A presenter wearing a knight's costume first presents the handling of bow and arrow and shooting a target. After the training, a competition involving all the participants is organized, and the winner is declared and presented with a written recognition.

Target audience: all ages
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: March through October

Let us build Veliki Tabor together

In this workshop, a PP presentation is used to introduce children to the importance of Veliki Tabor as a unique Late Mediaeval fortification and zero-category monument, and to its main parts. In the second, interactive part of the workshop, children use wood elements to construct Veliki Tabor or a castle of their own imagination.

Target audience: primary school pupils
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: January through December

Puppet show -- The legend of Veronika Desinićka

IOCULATORI, a mediaeval travelling puppet theatre, performs a puppet show about intrigues in the court of Count of Celje, whose son Fridrik fell in love with beautiful Veronika. See the show and find out how their story ended.

Target audience: primary school pupils
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: January through December

The making of paper crowns - become a prince or princess and colour characters from legends

In the first part of this workshop children make paper crowns which are then individually decorated. In second part children are getting acquainted with characters of legend via colouring.

Target audience: primary school pupils
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: January through December

Puppet making -- Veronika Desinićka and Fridrik

In this creative workshop children design puppets, Veronika and Fridrik, using fabric of various colours.  Each child creates a puppet "from head to toe", choosing the fabric, sewing the costume after the model of Mediaeval ones, and assembling the hair (wool).

Target audience: primary school pupils
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: January through December

Using clay to make stories

In the first part of the workshop, children are introduced to baked clay objects that were used in everyday life in Veliki Tabor fort in the period between the 15th and 19th centuries. The interactive workshop will guide children from shaping clay to making a ceramic stove tile with motifs of Melusine, unicorn, or a rosette.

Target audience: primary school pupils
Location: Veliki Tabor Castle
Period: January through December