Historic Trades Workshops will end on August 27, 2017

Make amazing memories at Lower Fort Garry when you immerse yourself in history with our hands-on workshops.

Buy one tour, get one workshop free at Lower Fort Garry

Take a tour and learn how to bake bannock or craft candles like it’s 1851!

Celebrate Canada 150 at Lower Fort Garry with a hands-on heritage workshop and a guided tour of your choice. Use the promo code LowerFortGarry150 to purchase one tour and get a free workshop!

Book your tour and workshop today 204-785-6050. For more information, please contact us.

For more information on tours: Beavers to Buicks

Redeem: July 11 – August 25, 2017


Bake-a-Bannock

Bake-a-Bannock Don't forget to taste your handiwork!

From the quern to the hearth, make your own bannock! While enjoying the smell of fresh bannock cooking over an open fire, prepare your own butter from scratch ... almost. Don’t forget to taste your handiwork!

Availability:
July and August
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 12 noon and 2:30 pm

Length: 90 minutes
Workshop fee: $7.30

Fun with Fat

Prepare your own tallow candles from scratch Prepare your own tallow candles from scratch.

Tie on your apron, and come experience life in the 1850s first hand! Prepare your own tallow candles from scratch. Enjoy this hands on workshop; from fat to candle bring your one home to show off to your friends and family!

Availability:
July and August
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 pm

Length: 90 minutes
Workshop fee: $7.30

Heritage Chocolate Workshop

Discover the delicious history of chocolate Discover the delicious history of chocolate!

Discover the delicious history of chocolate. Cocoa has been enjoyed by kings, governors, soldiers and fur traders alike. Work together with your guide to prepare a heritage hot chocolate recipe and enjoy the delicious rewards of your labour.

Availability:
July and August
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2 pm

Length: 90 minutes
Workshop fee: $7.30