vol / fullFiber Study Tour

bezoek Vlisco & De Kantfabriek

Preliminary planning is as follows:

Depart from CS Tilburg by taxi bus to Vlisco
dep. time 8.30am
visit the VLISCO factory, museum and shop (guided tour)
from 9.30 - 11.30am

the bus will take us to the next venue where lunch is provided 

Guided Tour Kantfabriek from approx. 1.30 till 3.30pm

Depart from Horst again to Tilburg CS - arrival around 4.30pm

Number of participants: 8
Places are strictly on a first come first serve base for both SDA members and non members.

Note: the visit to Vlisco is not suitable for disabled persons or those with difficulties walking.

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Vlisco - well known for their original dutch wax prints
- le veritable hollandais.
Since 1846 Vlisco has been designing and producing colourful fashion fabrics that form an essential part of the lively West and Central African culture. For more information pls check their website www.vlisco.com

In Museum De Kantfabriek (=Lace factory) you will see how lace was made in former days. A historic overview will be given to you. We will also visit an exhibition from Frans Megens and his students. For more information pls check www.kantfabriek.nl
(Unfortunately the website is written in Dutch, but the guided tour will be in English)