SHADOWS OF THE GREAT SIEGE (animated tour) – 15.07.2015

On the 15th of July, Heritage Malta will be organizing another event as part of the commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of 1565.

Shadows of the Great Siege Main poster PROFILE FOGRA39Have you ever thought of what it would be like to meet Toni Bajada? What were the thoughts of the Grand Master during the attack on Fort St. Michael? Is it true that there were Ottoman spies amongst the Maltese? Where there any Maltese who took the side of the invaders?

Shadows of the Great Siege” is an animated tour of the streets of Birgu and Bormla which are not only brimming with history but were also the site of various facts and legends woven through the years. Those who choose to attend will be taken on an animated tour along these streets led by curator Liam Gauci and  featuring tales related to the Great Siege of 1565

After the tour, participants will visit the Malta Maritime Museum for light refreshments based on recipes from the period, and a mini-tour of the museum focused on the maritime aspect of the Great Siege. The meeting point for the event is Couvre Porte, Birgu, at 20.30hrs.

Tickets, at €20 for adults and €18 for students, senior citizens and Heritage Malta members, are limited. Booking is open from all Heritage Malta sites and museums as well as ONLINE. For more information one may call on 23954242.

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