Cult is a new natural winebar at Oostkousdijk

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After Cult had several pop-up locations at Weelde and Lux, Rutger van de Pol has decided to open a permanent shop and bar for natural wine in Delfshaven. The sommelier found his desired corner building at the Oostkousdijk in Delfshaven. To make everything perfect he started a crowdfunding campaign. Rutger came to Rotterdam a couple […]

Batavierhuis celebrates anniversary with 2 TO 2 FEST


The Batavierhuis is a breeding ground for enterprising artists. On April 2 and 3 the independent makerspace will be the site of the two-day mini-festival 2 TO 2 FEST. Several artists from Rotterdam celebrate the second anniversary of Batavierhuis for almost 24 hours. The Batavierhuis in Delfshaven is an initiative of the Droom en Daad […]

Prinses Theater is back in showbusiness

Prinses Theater

It’s the oldest theatre in the city. It’s been restored in authentic and historic style, but with the standards of 2022. From this March Prinses Theater will once again be a multifunctional events venue. A place for cultural and commercial programming, business events, and private parties. Hospitality duo Ernst Hoogenboom and Dennis Rens have great […]

A striking homage to jazz and Jules Deelder

Jules Deelder Vorm Labrie

On the yellow wall of the former C5 Jazz Club at the Schiehaven, there is now an homage to a true icon: Jules Deelder. This famous poet and writer covered topics such as life in his hometown Rotterdam, drug use, and jazz. Construction company VORM asked artist Marcel Labrie to make a fitting tribute. Since 2018, […]

Eaux Posse is opening in the upcoming Lloydkwartier

Eaux Posse

Paul Posse, entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and photographer, is a true pioneer. After he once was one of the first to open a restaurant in the Fenix  warehouse in Katendrecht, he now opens Eaux Posse on the banks of the Maas in Schiemond. He calls his new spot an ‘unusual suspect‘. Hidden away, next […]

Altstadt Rotterdam combines a canteen and a theater in Delfshaven


Altstadt Rotterdam will be a unique place in historic Delfshaven. In a former garage at the Aelbrechtskolk the canteen is already open. Soon the theatre auditorium will provide space for an (inter)national programming. The focus will be on innovative productions from the ‘flat-floor circuit’. The programming will be an important addition to the current offerings […]

The Valvetronic Brassband and Moonlight Benjamin break New Grounds

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For years Grounds has been the stage for pioneering, emerging and well-known (inter)national musicians and bands in the most diverse musical styles. Besides programming live music, Grounds wants to contribute to the cultural climate in Delfshaven by providing a place for local talents. To take that ambition further a new location is opened. A former […]

Fusion Belly Dance Festival

Shimmy Shake Festival Ever dreamt of learning to belly dance? Well, now’s your chance! There will be a variety of workshops for all levels at this festival, as well as performances by the greatest fusion dancers from Holland and abroad, and an open stage with different dance styles. A bazaar filled with the tastiest bites […]



Delfshaven If you really want to see how Rotterdam used to be, go to Delfshaven where it feels as if time has stood still. This is the place where sailor and folk hero Piet Hein was born in 1577, and where the pilgrim fathers set off in the 17th century for the long journey to […]