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May
24
Fri
Rrrollend Leiden – Food Festival @ pieterskerkplein
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Rrrollend Leiden - Food Festival @ Pieterskerkplein | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Rrrollend Leiden
Dozens of mobile kitchens will roll up on Leiden’s Pieterkerkplein. For 3 days you can enjoy trying exotic wraps, unusual grilled sandwiches, exclusive burgers, Dutch delicacies and much more.

In addition to the enormous open-air restaurant the event will be made even more colourful by an extensive musical line-up and extra entertainment for the kids. Rrrollend Food Truck Festivals are known for having no stages or sound amplification as well as for featuring one-of-a-kind musicians and acts.

Come and enjoy a drink, listen to the best singer-songwriters and try some of the newest culinary concoctions at one of the many hip kitchens.

More info

Friday, 24 May from 17.00 to 23.00 hrs.
Saturday, 25 May 12.00 to 23.00 hrs.

Sunday, 26 May 14.00 to 21.00 hrs.

Entrance is free of charge. The food trucks and bars work with PIN payments (no cash).

More information can be found on the Facebook page

May
25
Sat
Bunker Open Day @ various places at the seaside
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Bunker Open Day @ Various Places at the seaside | Netherlands

The Hague is organising an open day for the city’s bunkers on Saturday, 25 May. Come and discover these fascinating concrete giants which are normally closed to the public. With 14 locations in The Hague.

The Hague and Scheveningen were literally turned into a fortress during the German occupation. The bunkers remain silent witnesses of this period. The construction of the Atlantic Wall coastal defence and fortification had other radical repercussions. Entire neighborhoods had to make way for an anti-tank ditch 8 km long and 300 meters wide. In addition 100,000 people were forced to leave their homes and find refuge elsewhere.

A day of activities
During the Bunker Open Day you will discover the stories of the German occupation and the destruction of The Hague and what it meant to live in a city at war.

Watch a re-enactment of the Able Compagnie or Company West, take a guided walking tour along the bunkers of the ‘Hauptkampflinie’ in Benoordenhout or visit Commandobunker V149 in the Belvédèrepark which will be excavated especially for this day.

More info
Bunker Day in The Hague is from 10.00 to 17.00 hrs. on Saturday, 25 May. An all-inclusive ticket costs € 6.00 for adults and € 3.00 for children 4 to 12 years old. Tickets can be purchased online until Monday, 20 May or at nearly every bunker on Bunker Open Day.

You are then entitled to the entrance to all the bunkers, guided tours and museums in the participating towns and cities along the North Sea coast.

More information is available at www.bunkerdag.nl.

Jun
7
Fri
Jazz in Duketown – Jazzfestival @ center of den bosch
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Jazz in Duketown - Jazzfestival @ Center of Den Bosch  | 's Hertogenbosch | North Brabant | Netherlands

Jazz in Duketown in Den Bosch

A real tip, see another town, namely Den Bosch and enjoy a free Jazz festival at the same time. From Friday to Monday throughout the picturesque center of Den Bosch.
There is something for all: saxophones, jazz orchestra, Cuban rhythms and so much more…. you can walk from one stage to the other.

Jun
16
Sun
Expat Fair Eindhoven @ klokgebouw
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Expat Fair Eindhoven @ Klokgebouw

On 16 June, the i am not a tourist Expat Fair & FeelGood Market comes to the famous Klokgebouw Eindhoven’s city centre.

This year marks the 4th anniversary of the biggest event for all internationals living, working and studying in the South of the Netherlands. Organised in partnership with the Holland Expat Center South.

Inside the Klokgebouw the i am not a tourist Expat Fair takes place. We have 50 specialist exhibitors to give you the low-down on expat life. Come for the engaging workshops, useful presentations, the “Jobs, Houses and Education for Expats” themes or simply to meet hundreds of like-minded expats.

Outside the Klokgebouw the FeelGood Market will take place. The FeelGood Market will offer an international and colourful market with food, drinks, hand-made products like art and jewellery.

Whether you’ve lived here for days, months or years, you’ll be glad you came!
Info & FREE tickets HERE!

Jun
29
Sat
Eindhoven Gin Festival @ the klokgebouw
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Eindhoven Gin Festival @ The Klokgebouw

The first Gin Festival Eindhoven will take place on Saturday 29 June! Let the real Brabant word jokes come, we make sure that you can taste hundreds of gins, tonics, genevers and much more that day. There are seminars, speakers from home and abroad, various tastings, good food, but especially the tastiest gin and tonics to enjoy with your friends!

Jun
5
Fri
Dordt in Stoom (Steam Power Event) @ dordrecht
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Dordt in Stoom (Steam Power Event) @ Dordrecht | Dordrecht | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

On June 5-7 the largest steam power event in Europe will be held for the 19th time in Dordrecht, which is just south of Rotterdam.

Organisers expect 250,000 visitors at this celebration of stream. Admission to ‘Dordt in Steam’ is free, however, a day-ticket (‘Stoomrondje Dordt’) can be purchased for round trips on historic stream transport.

On Friday evening, Dordt in Steam will open with an impressive naval parade on the river.

Dordt in Steam is spread across two areas in the city which are linked with (steam)ships, steam trains and old-timer buses.

By purchasing a day-ticket for the ‘Stoomrondje Dordt’, the visitor will have access to the various forms of historic transport at the event. It also includes admission to the Model Building Show. The day-ticket is available at all departure points. Be aware that a round trip lasts at least three hours!

In the picturesque harbour area next to the Groothoofd, Kuipershaven, Wolwevershaven and the Merwekade, dozens of steam-powered ships, machines and vehicles will be on view.

Steamboats will be make round trips on the river. For children, miniature steam trains will also be operating. Various (steam)ships will also be open for visitors.

International participants will display model trains, miniature steam powered machinery and model ships in a large model building show. You can travel by steamtrain or steamboat to visit this great Model Builing Show.

Sidewalk cafes and live music will add to steamy atmosphere.

 

Source TheHagueOnline