Entries by Arianna

Happy Mother’s Day!

Moederdag or Mother’s Day in the Netherlands is always the second Sunday of May: this year on May 14th. What, how, since when, ideas for Mother’s Day, what to write in Dutch on a Mother’s Day card. And… a drawing. Download and let your kid(s) colour it.

Stoomgemaal Halfweg will be open during Mill and Pumping Station Days

HALFWEG – Stoomgemaal Halfweg / Steam pumping station Halfweg will be open to the public during the Mill and Pumping Station Days on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 May. The oldest and largest working scoop wheel steam pumping station in the world will then be running under steam. This is a great opportunity to see […]

Comedy on Top of Haarlem May at DeDAKKAS with Donal Vaughan

Triple-Award winning comedian Donal Vaughan will be the headliner of the popular stand-up Comedy on Top of Haarlem. The Haarlem Comedy Factory & DeDAKKAS invite you on Friday 12 May, 8:30 PM, for a great comedy show in English in their innovative and sustainable ”little theatre” with the skyline of Haarlem as set. Join us […]

Bloemencorso Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2023

The Bloemencorso of the Bollenstreek is the largest spring festival in The Netherlands. This colourful, fragrant spectacle is celebrated annually during one week of the year by more than one million visitors. This spring festival comprises almost a week of activities all connected to the colour and fragrance of the hyacinths, daffodils and tulips from […]

This Friday – Friday Fun Comedy Special with Greg Shapiro & Ghieslaine Guardiola

Get ready for an unforgettable night of laughter with the Haarlem Comedy Factory Friday Fun Special in Haarlem, featuring the top international comedic talent in The Netherlands! We have searched the country to bring you among the best international comedians , all in one place. These top performers will have you rolling in the aisles […]

Spring has started and Keukenhof is open!

Flower exhibition Keukenhof received its first visitors this week. The spring park is a favourite place to enjoy millions of blooming tulips, daffodils and other bulb flowers. From now until 14 May 2023, well over 1 million people from around the globe are expected to visit the exhibition. Keukenhof thereby makes a major contribution to […]

expatsHaarlem March events

The March agenda offers many and varied opportunities to get out and about. An international Pub Quiz, our Dutch Language Café, and great comedy shows like our Spring Comedy at DeDAKKAS, Saturday Fun in Badhuis and the Brewery Comedy in Amsterdam, both with reknown comedian Greg Shapiro. Let’s start the month with our diaries out […]

Women twice as likely to have corona vaccine side effect

Women are twice as likely as men to suffer an adverse reaction after their corona vaccination. The difference between men and women is greatest after the first shot, reports side-effects centre Lareb. More than 27,000 vaccinated people participated in the study. Of these, the majority (62.5 per cent) were women. Lareb corrected the survey accordingly. […]