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Festival – Autumn in the province. Uglich


From 12 to 14 October will be held in Uglich family festival “Autumn in the province”.

Ancient Russian city offers urban dwellers to escape from the whirl of everyday in a nice quiet autumn, folk games and experiences craftsmen in the workshops.

Waiting families and friends.


October 12

15:00-20:00 – Registration of participants to the Tourist information centre. Upon registration, each participant receives all the necessary materials for the program, the Uglich travel guide, city map, icon with symbols of the festival and the badge, giving the right to pass on all festival events.

19:00 and 20:00 – Evening concert in the style of the 19th century in the Museum of the city life. Attention! The number of tickets is limited, must be booked in advance.

October 13

9:00 – 11:00 – registration of participants to the Tourist information centre.

9:00 – Excursion to the convent, in the Epiphany convent of the resurrection monastery and visiting the morning service. All three monasteries are located in the Central historical part of Uglich and historic attractions. Each group will be accompanied by a professional guide, all participants will receive a guide to the sacred places of Uglich as a gift.

11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 – quick historical tour of Uglich Kremlin (1.5 hours) with an interesting story of the guide about the past and present of the ancient city, visit unique monuments, as well as a stroll through Central merchant streets.

13:00 – 17:00 Children’s program about family values in Russia for children and parents in the Gallery of modern Orthodox art “by Grace Under the cover” (starting every 30 minutes), the square of the assumption.

Participants of the festival, using your badge, you can visit the following exposition. The Museum of urban life in the 19th century, the Gallery of modern Orthodox art, the Museum of history of Russian vodka, the hydroelectric power Museum with a guided tour (11:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00), the prison Museum of art, the doll Museum, the Museum of Legends “Uglich”, Workshop “Myths and superstitions of the Russian people”, a trip to the pottery Studio, the Monuments of the Kremlin.

When visiting the museums you can take part in individual quest “Museum watch”. In the festival will be a list of questions, the answers to which lie in Uglich museums. After answering all the questions, you will receive a special prize from the Tourist information centre.

14:00 – 18:30 Master classes with Uglich artists in three venues in the city. IMPORTANT. Each participant receives the right to participate in two workshops to choose from :

1. The artist’s house (Quay, 7): Art felt, watercolor, etching, clay whistle, a manufacturer of designer paper, painting on wood, textile collage. In a chimney hall of the House of friendship for the participants will be kindled a fireplace, an exhibition of Uglich artists and coffee break.

2. Pottery workshop (ul. Olga Bergholz): work on the Potter’s wheel.

3. The Museum of urban life in the 19th century (Uspenskaya square, 5): master-class on scrapbooking, making buttonholes in fabric, making the colors of the fabric. Also in the Museum for an additional fee you will be offered a herbal tea or photos in historical costumes.

21:00 – 2:00 PM Rowan Club night cinema “Russia” – 3 floors of autumn drive.

October 14

From 11:00 to visit the museums, which yesterday did not have time to visit.

Don’t forget to visit before leaving the Tourist information centre and get a gift at the end and check out the answers to the questions “Museum watch” and receive your prize if you win.

The cost of participation in the festival: 2400 RUB. Children under 7 years free.

Tourist information center also reports that these days there is a discount on accommodation in hotels for the participants of the festival.

Call for details: 8 (48532) 2-30-72, +7(915)966-39-99 or email

Yes, for those who just want to visit Uglich without any festival that has a ” guest Card “, which allows for 600 rubles (it says 590) to visit all the museums and attractions (14), with some excursions (6).