The Hall of the Old Town Hall

Here you’ll find a surprising combination of fashion, art and science. From the Middle Ages of course! Follow fashion shows, theatre and inspiring lectures.


Public Lectures by TUCEMEMS: Beliefs and Everyday Life in Medieval Turku (In Finnish)

12.00 MA Jussi Kinnunen: The Evolution and Topography of River Aura During Medieval Times
12.30 MA Ilari Aalto: Saint Peters’ Key and St. Olaf’s Axe – Brickmakers’ Markings in Medieval Turku
13.00 Break
13.30 MA Sara Norja: From Lead to Gold – Alchemy in the Medieval World
14.30 MA Vilma Mättö: Mythical Creatures in Medieval Times
15.00 PhD Reima Välimäki: Sacred and Hypocritical Priests in Late Medieval Times
15.30 PhD Jenni Kuuliala: The Miracles of Punishments in Late Medieval Times


13.00 Medieval Fashion Show
14.30 Medieval Fashion Show


The stories invade The Old Town Hall!
13.00 Anna-Maria Toivonen: A Story of a Bat (Storytelling performance)
15.00 Anna-Maria Toivonen: Story workshop – Stories, market memories and singing in the medieval ambience
17.00 Anna-Maria Toivonen: Heluna-Cow and the Giants (storytelling performance)


General Lectures by Finnish Numismatic Society (In Finnish)

13.00 Docent Tuukka Talvio: Money Replicas in Finland in the 1000’s
14.00 MA Frida Ehrnsten: Medieval Use of Money in the City and Countryside
15.00 Yrjö Hyötyniemi: A Coin Minting in Viborg