17-04-2011 till 17-04-2011

What do we celebrate on 3. October?

Lecture Museum Youth University for ages 8-12 by drs. Marianne Eekhout.

Lecture is in Dutch.

In 1574 the city of Leiden was under siege by the Spanish army. After five months of fear and starvation the Geuzen (the Beggars) liberated the city. On 3. October ever since, the people of Leiden celebrate their liberation. How to celebrate this feat? Who were the heroes? 

More information on the Museum Youth University at: www.museumjeugduniversiteit.nl. 
Time:: 12.30 - 13.30.