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The Tchesse aux Macrales (or "witch hunt") in Ermeton

  • Folklore and Tradition
Event planned for the month from February to March 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.

In the 16th century, the Inquisition led 4 macralle (witch in Walloon) trials in Ermeton. The city replays this sad page of history with a touch of humour to highlight how cruel these were. The judgment often comes with a surprise...

Program

 

  • Noon: Chabotte tasting
  • 1.30 pm: small macrales ball
  • 4 pm: fantastic tales (free)
  • 6 pm: witch hunt and torch lit procession
  • 7 pm: trial of the witches
  • 8 pm: party time

Schedule

Event planned for the month from February to March 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.