Arianna Ardia

HEMA opens new outlet store on Verwulft Haarlem

On Friday 22 May, HEMA opened the doors of a new outlet store…
Keukenhof CastleKeukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Castle ready for summer

Now that government measures have been eased somewhat, the Keukenhof…
Verwulft

New HEMA in former V&D building at Verwulft in Haarlem

In the course of the following month, the department store HEMA…
Ikea

Long lines at the reopening of IKEA Haarlem

The Dutch stores of housing giant IKEA opened their doors again…
Singer Laren

Burglary in Singer Laren museum

There was a break-in last night at the Dutch art museum Singer…
Corona business

The coronavirus and your company: government measures to help businesses

This information is provided by Netherlands Chamber of Commerce,…
Corona

Dutch museums closed until 1 June

From the Van Gogh Museum to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, from…
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Around Haarlem during the coronavirus crisis

It is advisable to stay indoors at this time of social distancing.…
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Update on new Dutch measures as prime minister addresses the nation

The Dutch prime minister has given a historic live address to…
coronavirus

Netherlands closes schools, bars, cafes and restaurants in coronavirus fight

All schools and daycare centres in the Netherlands will be shut…
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Things to do in Haarlem this March

The March agenda offers many and varied opportunities to get…
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Comedy double this March in Haarlem

Get a double dose of laughs during March at the English spoken…
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March expatsHaarlem monthly drink

Our next monthly event for expats and Dutchies to get together…
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Dutch wine: take a tour to discover your new favourite tipple

I know what you are thinking: the Netherlands is famous for its…
code yellow

Again code yellow in province for strong gusts of wind

For the whole of the Noord-Holland The Royal Netherlands Meteorological…
Carnaval

Carnival parade in Eindhoven cancelled due to high winds

The Carnival parade in Eindhoven has been cancelled this weekend…
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Musical tour of Haarlem with Gluren bij de Buren

On the day that many people stayed holed up behind closed doors…
Ciara

Storm Ciara to hit Netherlands on Sunday

The first storm of the year will hit the Netherlands on Sunday,…
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A day off in Hoofddorp

From water to land, between history and modernity: explore Hoofddorp…
Politie

Boy (18) badly hit at bar in Haarlem

An 18-year-old from Haarlem was seriously injured last night…
firework

Firecrackers and sky rockets to be banned this year

The Dutch government has reached a deal to outlaw firecrackers…
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Van Gogh Museum acquires a unique Degas pastel

In a first for the Netherlands, the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam…
February Events

Things to do in Haarlem this February

Winter may not yet be over, though we can see signs that the…
Gluren

Gluren bij de Buren Haarlem

Art event by Gluren bij de Buren on Sunday, February 9, 2020. There…
Comedy

Haarlem New Year's Comedy

Start 2020 laughing at the HAARLEM NEW YEAR'S COMEDY on Saturday,…
New Year's plunge

New Year's plunge

Those crazy Dutch! Once you survived Sinterklaas, Christmas and…
Vooges

Haarlem Xmas Comedy & Drinks

Join the Haarlem Xmas Comedy, with a great international line…
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Things to do in Haarlem this December

Happy holidays to all our expatsHaarlem readers, December has…

Street of Queen Emma

Relive the time of the Queen Mother Emma in the Schagchelstraat…