A get-together for whiskey fans!

Whiskybase Gathering Love whisky? Rotterdam͛’s favourite whisky shop is organising a gathering especially for enthusiasts. There will be more than 1,500 whiskies to choose from, ranging from 1900s vintages to the yet-to-be-released. Tickets are €27,50 for one day or €45 for both days. 20 October (12pm-6pm) & 21 October (11am-5pm), Maassilo (Charlois) whiskybase.com/gathering [Photo by…

Discover Rotterdam’s Harbour

Wereld Havendagen (World Harbour Days) A weekend filled with activities and performances in and around Europe’s biggest harbour, topped off with the famous fireworks show on Saturday night. The event showcases many different aspects of the harbour to all its national and international visitors. Take part in various events and excursions or step aboard the…

Catwalk art

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years When Viktor&Rolf launched their first collection 25 years ago, the fashion world went wild! And nothing much has changed since then. That’s because Viktor&Rolf are so much more than creators of the haute couture that has been embraced by stars such as Madonna, Tori Amos and Rihanna. Their shows are…

Belasting & Douane Museum

An interactive museum Want to discover a different kind of museum? Allow us to introduce you to the Belasting & Douane Museum. This museum offers a thematic and interactive tour through the history of taxes and customs and is suitable for all ages. Discover how duties were measured, weighed and calculated in the past and…

Open-air Cinema!

Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam Europe’s biggest open-air cinema is back on for the next few weeks! Watch a movie in the centre of the cultural quarter along with thousands of other people. Tickets cost only a few euros and you can rent a chair for €1 – or bring your own, as the locals do. The screen is…

The Bijenkorf treasures Breuer and Gabo

Gabo and The Bijenkorf The Bijenkorf aims high with everything it does. The grandeur of Marcel Breuer’s architecture is being revitalised, thanks to an extensive facelift, and Gabo’s famous sculpture has been restored too. Words: Evelien Baks Art and beautiful things go hand in hand and they make life just that little bit more pleasurable.…

Rem Koolhaas’ Rotterdam

Sensational buildings from an internationally acclaimed architect It’s hard to imagine what the city would look like without the creative input of acclaimed architect, Rem Koolhaas, and his OMA bureau. De Rotterdam on the edge of the Maas is his latest architectural feat, the exhibition gallery, Kunsthal, one of his first. Maybe a new football…

Live Jazz at Bird

Bird is a fairly new concert venue, club and restaurant that was opened in 2015, but its connection to jazz, funk and soul goes back to the previous century when the first generation of immigrants from Surinam came to Holland and introduced these musical styles to the area. Bird was named after American jazz saxophone…

Kunstblock Kunstavond

Feeling artsy? Every Friday night, the venues of Rotterdam’s art district Witte de Withkwartier organise an open night during which you can visit MAMA, TENT Rotterdam, WORM Rotterdam, V2_Lab and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art for free! Don’t know where to start? Then join the free tour and let one of the guides…