Films with a View – Summer Screenings @ Pllek

This Tuesday the first edition of ‘Films with a View – Summerscreenings’ will be held at Pllek. It is the first of a weekly tradition that will go on during the summer until September 15th. Each Tuesday there will be an outdoor cinema just outside Pllek at the NSDM terrain. The view will be the…
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Weekend Tip: Find a New Outfit @ Swap Till You Drop

Completely bored with your clothes and looking for a new fashionable outfit? Why not swap your still perfectly good clothes with someone else? The Swap Till You Drop parties will offer you just that! This weekend the 3rd edition is being held and this is the perfect opportunity to find your new outfit for the summer!…
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‘Lichtjestocht’ – Light Tour through the Dunes of Castricum

Each year the foresters who work at the nature reserve of the dunes near Castricum light candles and lay out a route through nature. They call it the ‘Lichtjestocht’ or the tour of lights. This route will be about 5 km long and is easily accessible for kids and adults. Along the route there will…
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‘Short & Sweet’ – The Short Film Experience @ Roest Amsterdam

For the next 4 weeks this will be your chance to the see latest and best short films. The Short & Sweet film evenings have been held in Toronto, Johannesburg, Capetown, London, Edinburgh and now it’s time for Amsterdam! Each evening a selection of short films, animations and video clips will be shown. There’s food,…
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Weekend Tip: Flea Market IJhallen

The biggest flea market of the country is being held this weekend at the IJhallen in Amsterdam-Noord. Fashionista’s trying to get rid of their last season clothes, youngsters selling out the attic, local Amsterdammers making a buck; you will all find them here. The quality of the things being sold at the IJhallen is quite…
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Go Out & ‘Listen To The Music’ @ VLLA

On a regular basis ‘In je oren‘ (‘in your ears’) will take place at VLLA Amsterdam. Each time a singer-songwriter will be invited to play his or her music in a small, cozy room filled with people who will only come to truly listen to the music being played. So, get your self a drink,…
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De Nationale Filmdagen: Go to the Cinema for just 5 Euro

Yesterday the Nationale Filmdagen have started in the Netherlands: during one week ‘film’ will be celebrated. This means a lot of special pre-premieres & entrance to all movies for just 5 euro. Who wouldn’t go for a visit for that small price? Where: all cinemas When: 18th till 24th of September Admission: 5 euro  

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Exhibition: Kunstformen Der Natur

This weekend an intriguing exhibition is opening at the Mediamatic: ‘Kunstformen Der Natur‘. Ernst Haeckel (1834 – 1919) was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species. The published artwork of Haeckel includes over 100 detailed, multi-colour illustrations of animals and sea creatures: Kunstformen der Natur…
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Out of Town: Pick Your Own Fruit

Everyone knows the months of September and October are the best months for apples and pears. But what is even better than picking them yourself? The estate ‘De Olmenhorst’ houses a large orchard where they grow pears and apples. There are some rules to follow, but then you are free to walk through the orchard…
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Out of Town: Dig Up Your Own Potatoes

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE BAD WEATHER THIS LAST WEEK… Always wanted to dig up your own food? Well, here’s your chance this weekend at the local potatoes farmer in Zwanenburg. Each year they celebrate the harvest of the potatoes with lots of activities and they invite the visitors to dig up…
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