BAD RELIGION at the Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht

Bad Religion’s lyrics are dense with rage against everything that is taken for granted or indisputable. So, the strength of their music lies in both melodies and words, aggressive, sincere, universal. This mix of energy and intellectualism makes them a real treasure in the history of punk.

THE DELFT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

The final concert – IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT on 5th August.
Tonight’s music captured these mysteries perfectly –Wagner’s prelude from Tristan and Isolde’s impossible love, Respighi’s tragic love in Il Tramonto, Chausson’s, John Cage’s A Perilous Night and finally, Schönberg’s Verklärte Nacht.

Campaign to save Delft’s historic Agathaplein

Delft City Council, and the powers that be, have a cunning plan to increase tourism and, of course, revenue. They intend to radically change the whole Agathaplein area or, as they claim, remodel, it including destroying most of the wonderful garden.

Preview of the Rotterdam REGGAE FESTIVAL

22nd July. This is the second edition of Rotterdam’s outdoor reggae festival! This one will be next level up with more space, more food trucks and even a little beach. Chillin’ in the Grass From 13:00 to 23:00, visitors can enjoy workshops, delicious food, extraordinary decor…

Delft CERAMICA

There is nothing so nice as stalls offering attractive, colourful wares on a lovely summer’s day. The Agathaplein in Delft, in the shade of its old trees, sitting as it does surrounded by Delft’s historic Prinsenhof and the old convent garden, was the perfect stage for the many ceramic artists coming not only from the Netherlands, but also from Belgium and England.

The 2018 PAPER BIENNALE at Museum Rijswijk

Paper is and always has been at the centre of our lives, now and in the past. Its fragility belies its capacity for survival of wars and flames when stone and metal have long been destroyed. It has outlasted papyrus and vellum. Fold it and it produces light and shade, coat it and it becomes hard . . .