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    In beeld

    Episode 31: Gorredijk - "de handjeklappers"

    First aired: Thursday, 12 March 2015 at 17.00 hours

    Through the center of Gorredijk runs the Opsterlandse Compagnonsvaart; a canal. Gorredijk is called a "Vlecke" and has occurred by the peat extraction. Gorredijk is the place where goods were imported, stored and traded. A nickname for them is also "handjeklappers”.

    In this episode Roos is in the village of Gorredijk. Gorredijk (Fries: The Gordyk) is the largest village in the municipality of Opsterland; the province of Friesland.

    Originally Museum Opsterlân was a public elementary school for which the foundation stone was laid on September 1st 1887. The design of the school's architect is James Anthony Meessen.

    There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention. Inbeeld with Roos. Who will be next Roos talks to?

    For more information:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorredijk
    http://gorredijkhistorie.nl/
    http://www.grootgelijknaargorredijk.nl/
    http://www.museumopsterlan.nl/


    About this program:

    IN BEELD brings the people of our region "in the picture".

    Weekly Podium.TV will bring the people of our beautiful villages in picture in the north of the Netherlands. To meet special people, to see the village and told wonderful stories. There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention.