The Church of Nomeny is classified as a historical monument. On the current site of the church a Gallo-Roman basilica existed in the 4th century. The Church has undergone numerous modifications and extensions over the centuries. During the First and Second World Wars, the church was damaged and rebuilt several times. The doors of the Church are wooden doors, some of which are massive and decorated with wooden reliefs as well. Your work will consist in maintaining the various carpentry of the building which will require meticulous work and patience. An opportunity for you to discover woodworking and to use the appropriate tools to do so. You will finish the restoration of the doors by making and applying a natural paint based on pigments and ochre. The rendering will be as once upon a time...
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Accommodation indoors or in tents to be confirmed. Please bring sleeping bags and air mattresses. Toilets and showers will be available nearby and a kitchen will be set up on the campground. All aspects of the collective life (shopping, meal preparation, cleaning) will be managed by the volunteers themselves, based on an operation that you will have decided upon together (e.g. use of planning, constitution of pairs,...). You will be assisted in this task by a group facilitator. The aim is for each one of you to be an actor/actress of your stay, while respecting others and community life.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Nomeny is 30 minutes from Nancy (town of Duke Stanislas). In Nancy, you can visit the famous Place Stanislas, ranked among the 5 most beautiful squares in the world or discover the Art Nouveau and the Ecole de Nancy! Come and meet the locals! Inhabitants and local organisations will be able to make you discover pedestrian, historical and patrimonial sites and will share with you local gastronomy. You will meet local young people with whom you will be able to share friendly moments, for example sports or cuisine. There are also a lot of outdoor activities to do around such as hiking or swimming. Lovers of architecture will not be disapointed while visiting cities with ancient charm such as Metz and Pont-à-Mousson!
There is no wifi on the work site nor accomodation site. There is a possibility of wifi access at the town hall. Unfortunately the accommodation and work sites are not accessible to wheelchairs. Volunteers might be helped from time to time by local volunteers.