Perceel

A garden full of explosive flavours Words: Ellen Scholtens One of the region’s best restaurants lies just outside Rotterdam. A place where flowers play a leading role both on the ceiling and on the plate. If there is something that typifies his kitchen, then it’s his perfectly-composed menus. Sometimes even the greatest of gourmet chefs…

A Memorable Christmas Concert

Enjoy a memorable Christmas concert in the beautiful Laurenskerk! Conductor Pieter Jan Leusink has compiled a special and varied programme, with special compositions by Bach, Händel and Vivaldi. From spectacular to quiet, from passionate to tender, the Christmas classics sung by a choir sound heavenly in this historic church. Ticket prices start from €52,50 per…

Jazz and the City

Closer to Jazz Sessions Let’s swing! Closer to Jazz brings music back to where it belongs: in the middle of the city, close to the people, with a series of weekly evening concerts and jam sessions at the Stadsbrasserie Rotterdam. After an opening concert, the jam sessions starts and everyone can share the stage. Entrance…

One Nojito, Please

Bored with water and find soft drinks unhealthy? There’s good news for those of you looking for something alcohol-free to drink. Non-alcoholic options are on the rise. Words: Ellen Scholtens Alcohol-free and low-alcohol drinks are growing in popularity and beer producers aren’t the only ones to pick up on the trend. The wine world has…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Chirstmas experience at Hudson’s Bay! The popular department store, Hudson’s Bay, offers an assortment of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and home, designed by exclusive brands and popular designers. From Tuesday 27 November to Thursday 27 December, they will surprise guests with a magic mirror on the shop floor. Through the advanced…

Afro Funk Phenomenon

Jungle By Night These nine Amsterdam-based musicians have toured all over the world, surprising audiences with their vibrant, very danceable shows. Their style is best described as a combination of afro-beats, ethio-breaks, Turkish psych and hot cumbia. Tickets for this concert are €19 and can be bought through Rotown’s website. > 29 November, Maassilo (Charlois)…