Tuesday 24.7.


10–18 Café of Lännen Martat Kanalinranta 3, courtyard of the city hall. Coffee, doughnuts, danishes, cakes, bread loaves. Opening hours vary.

10–18 Make a bobbin lace bookmark Poselli, Nortamonkatu 12. The course introduces starting and finishin a bookmark according to the tradition in Rauma. The course is intended for people who already have a basic knowledge of lace making. Bring your own lacemaking pillow, 24 pairs of bobbins (48) with 100/3 or 60/2 linen thread on them, pins. The price of the course: whole day 8€ (10-18) and half day 5€ (10-14 or 14-18). Sign-ups to nyplaajat@nyplaajat.net by 20.7. Instruction in Finnish. Organiser: Rauma Adult Education Centre

11–14 Traditional food by Rauman Martat Yard of the parish hall, Luostarinkatu 1. Traditional food from Rauma: lapskoussi, pankakko, topseilvellinki, malt bread. Open Mon-Fri 11-14.

11–16 Skriivarit Raumal – demonstration of the calligraphy association Jokela, Kuninkaankatu 38, instruction from the courtyard. The experts of the calligraphy association offer an introduction to the world of beautiful letters. Open daily.

11–17 Tammela summer garden Tammela, Eteläpitkäkatu 17. Programme for both adults and children. A café. Hand-made products for sale and on display. Blacksmiths forging iron and the public can also try forging. A knife exhibition.

14–16 Macramé workshop Corner of Isopoikkikatu and Pohjankatu. Come and learn macramé knots and help complete the communal artwork. Instruction in Finnish. Enquiries ploosippa@gmail.com.

14–17 Baby sling and breast feeding picnic Katariinanpuisto park, next to the ruins of the Church of the Holy Trinity. A picnic event for families. Support and advice on breast feeding and using a baby sling. Bring your own blanket and snacks. Organiser: Rauman imetystukiryhmä Maitopisarat (breast feeding support group) and Rauman seudun kantoliinailijat ja –reppuilijat (baby slings).

16 ToriRock! Band event for the young. Tune your air guitar, bring a picnic and come listen to the young bands on the rise. Organisers: Rakastunut Raumaan, Rauma youth and culture services, Toripöllö, Rauma Rock Academy and Relmu ry.

16–20 Evening market at the market place. 5 €/selling table, an extra table 3 €.

20 Evening greeting The tower of the Old City Hall, Valtakatu 2. Juho Vilo, trumpet. The greeting of Rauma Brass Band Association.

Open yards in Old Rauma Old Rauma Association organises an event of open yards and flea markets during the Lace Week. Locals and tourists have an opportunity to take a look at the gardens and yards. The yards are open for visitors when there is an Old Rauma Association sign at the gate.

Lace window competition The entrepreneurs of Old Rauma have for many years honoured the theme of the week in their shop windows. The public has a possibility to vote for the best lace window of the week during the event.