Geneviève Kesteloot


Hélène De Ridder

Een brede waaier

KantelinK (Juliana Swinnen)


Yolande Beeckman


Steve Spilstyns


Véronique Cardinael



September 24 - November 6, 2022

Shadow Lace

Without light no lace,
without lace no shadow.
Lace hides his shadow,
shadow hides his lace.

Shadow is elusive,
light and ethereal, just like lace.
Lace: a reality or an illusion?

Laurence Christiaens
Le moment celeste



October 23-30 2022

Happy to announce that we invite you to visit with us the different magnificent exhibitions in the following cities:


Sunday 23rd October

Individual arrivals at Brussels

Brussels Airport hotel


Monday 24th October

Full day in Temse (pdf)

Overnight in Ronse


Tuesday 25th October

Full day in Ronse

Overnight in Ronse


Wednesday 26th October

Full day in Ronse

Overnight in Ronse


Thursday 27th October

Visist the Walloon city Binche

Overnight in Leuven


Friday 28th October

Visit Leuven and Haacht

Overnight in Leuven


Saturday 29th October

Lecture in Brussels

Overnight in Leuven


Sunday 30th October

Full day in Leuven

End of the week-program


Lace Tour Belgium 2022

Register here:


Sunday 23rd
October 2022

Individual arrivals at Brussels airport and use of shuttle to the airport hotel.
After registrations we welcome you to an evening cocktail and snack buffet.

Overnight Brussels Airport hotel

Monday 24th October 2022

After breakfast at the hotel we leave by coach to Temse for a full day of visits to the 5 local exhibitions.
Lunch options will be provided through the local Lace clubs for a small contribution.
Late afternoon we leave for our next destination, Ronse. Upon arrival dinner will be served.
Ronse is a very small city with a limited hotel offer. Therefore you will be accommodated in different locations, all in walking distance from the city centre, the exhibitions and other activities.
Transfer to your accommodation will be taken care off after dinner.

* Attention, whilst filling out your subscription you will be asked whether staying in an historical and beautifully restored city mansion might be your favourite. Please note this is not a hotel, there is no elevator in this 3 floor villa with garden (groundfloor living and dining, 1st and 2nd floor rooms and bathrooms) where breakfast will be delivered.

Overnight in Ronse

Tuesday 25th October 2022

After breakfast you can enjoy a full day of guided visits to the numerous local exhibitions.
Lunch at you own convenience.
Dinner in the city

Overnight in Ronse

Wednesday 26th October 2022

After breakfast you can enjoy a full day of visits to the numerous local exhibitions.
Lunch at you own convenience.

A “goodbye Ronse” dinner will be provided in the city

Overnight in Ronse

Thursday 27th October 2022

After breakfast and pickup at the different accommodations, we leave for a visit to the multiple exhibitions in the Walloon city of Binche.
Lunch options will be provided through the local Lace clubs for a small contribution.
Late afternoon we start our drive to Leuven, where we will be enjoying once again a nice dinner at the wonderful old stage house “het Posthof” in Tienen.
We continue our journey to Leuven, where you will be staying for the rest of the trip in the magnificent Irish College hotel.

Overnight in Leuven

Friday 28th October 2022

After breakfast we take a short walk to the old city centre for a visit to the weekly public market, where a guide will take you around, ending at the City Town Hall for visit.
Shortly afternoon we leave Leuven by coach for a half day visit of the exhibition in Haacht.
On our way back, dinner will be served on a short walking distance from the hotel, where we will take you for a good night sleep.

Overnight in Leuven

Saturday 29th October 2022

Breakfast at the hotel.

The Living Lace organisation organises in the aula for you a lecture by Mrs Ria Cooreman, scientific specialist of the  Koninklijk Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis in  Brussels.
She will take you through 19th and 20th Royal Lace masterpieces of the collection of the KMKG.

Lunch and afternoon at your own convenience to the visit and exhibitions in the city centre.

In the evening our Living Lace farewell dinner will be setup in the hotel.

Sunday 30th October 2022

Breakfast at the hotel.

Full day of visiting options to the lace exhibitions and historic monuments in Leuven.

End of the week-program.

* Prices:

  • Single room - SINGLE : € 1550/p total amount (Tour + Hotel half board)
  • Double room - TWIN : € 1200/p total amount (Tour + Hotel half board)

* For those of you who want to spend more time in Leuven or another city, or for whom who has a flight departing early in the morning on Monday, one or more post-stay night(s) are available upon request. From Leuven you can easily connect with the airport or other cities by train (airport = direct connection). If needed a transfer to the railway station in Leuven or directly to the airport can be provided upon request at an extra cost. You will be asked to submit your choice whilst subscribing to the program. If nevertheless your plans should change after your subscription, we ask you to contact us as soon as possible through the email mentioned on your booking confirmation.



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