At FLAX DNA you can enjoy a flowering flax garden in the belfry courtyard. In the adjacent Jan Garemijn hall you learn about the versatility of this natural fibre. Industry experts are present at the exhibition to answer your questions and to tell you about the process from field to fabric. End your visit discovering a few unique linen products.
Enjoy the beauty of flowering flax in the belfry courtyard. Each flax flower blooms only a single day!
Impressive set-ups, life-size flax bales and unique linen products! An exhibition following prior international editions in Paris and Milan.
Learn all there is to know about flax and linen from professionals. Industry experts are on site to answer all your questions.
This unique exhibition can be visited free of charge on 26, 27 and 28 May, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. All information is available in English, Dutch and French.
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Combine your visit to FLAX DNA with a visit to the belfry tower. A wonderful trip to Bruges!
The best flax in the world is grown in Belgium, Northern France and the Netherlands. This region’s local soil and climate, where sun and rain alternate, are ideal for growing a fibre that is known worldwide for its quality. Belgian flax and linen are extraordinary regional products just like Belgian chocolate and Belgian beer.
Did you know that flax is one of the most sustainable fibres in the world? There is no waste material as all parts of the plant are used ánd the fibre is biodegradable. A perfect resource for a more sustainable future!
In June, many flowering flax fields adorn the Belgian countryside. The local expertise was passed from generation to generation and the industry is still flourishing today. Belgium counts 2000 farms that grow flax, approximately 50 companies that process the fibre and 7 linen weaving mills.