Erasmus in Gouda

Erasmus was one of the greatest thinkers in European history. He grew up in Gouda, travelled throughout Europe and died in Basel, Switzerland. On Saturday 26 October it is Crazy Saturday: a medieval adventure packed with activities for young and old, with a nod to Erasmus’s ”Praise of Folly”. Step back in time to the plague physicians, soothsayers, jesters, troubadours and spinners … “ We are travellers in this world, not inhabitants ” - Erasmus -