Frisian landscape in Allingawier
In 1977 Mr. Yde Schakel founded ‘Aldfaers Erf’ as a historic area of interest. Already 40 years ago. But today it seems something happens in the small village of Allingawier as the centre of the ‘Aldfaers Erf’ area. Folks in Allingawier are busy developing new impulses to their village that looks like time stood still there for a long time. In 2018, as the city of Leeuwarden (including Friesland) becomes European Capital of Culture, Allingawier wants to shine as an authentic, attractive, welcoming fresh Frisian village.
In a small and old church in a real pitoresque setting at the outskirts of the village they planned special exhibitions, organized in cooperation with the renowned ZoFier art gallery in Workum. On Saturday April 15th the village of Allingawier will be open again to the public and at the same time a first exhibition in a series on the theme ‘Frisian landscape’ starts showing paintings by the Frisian artists Klaas Werumeus Buning – Hendrik Elings – Reinder Ourensma – Jentsje Popma – Gerrit Wijngaarden.