Here’s your weekly summary of What’s On 

This is our top list of events, exhibitions, music, festivals and more to keep you entertained this weekend. We include events from The Hague, Leiden, Delft, Scheveningen and everywhere in between.

Below the four featured events, you can find other things happening this weekend, as well as ongoing exhibitions and festivals. You’ll also find all our upcoming listings with links so you can plan ahead. There are family-friendly suggestions too, making sure everyone can explore the area and its culture together. We hope you have a great time, no matter what you get up to.

Remember to check with each event organiser for ticket prices, entry requirements or last minute changes (just in case). Have a great weekend! 

Jewish History Boat Tour (4 May)

On Saturday May 4th there will be a boat tour about the Jewish History of The Hague. In the weeks before the Liberation Day Festival you can visit a wide range of activities in the city. On May 5th the Dutch celebrate their freedom. They protect the freedom that they enjoy, and often take for granted… learn more about the history of the local area and its relation to Liberation Day.

Liberation Day Festival The Hague (5 May)

The Liberation Festival takes place every year on the 5th of May, on the Malieveld in The Hague, with something for everyone of all ages. The highlight of this free event is a performance by a celebrity who, as the Ambassador for Peace, is flown in by helicopter. Included in the programme are shows on open air stages set up around the city and any number of of other activities such as debates, street theatre, children’s activities and a festival market. Plenty of opportunity to celebrate freedom in your own way.

Remembrance Day (5 May)

Each year a silent march takes place across Waalsdorpervlakte during Remembrance Day on 4 May. The procession forms around 19:20 from the direction of Oude Waalsdorperweg. The front section is reserved for the relatives of executed resistance fighters and for guests. The other participants follow on behind. The Bourdon Bell is sounded until just before 20:00 at Waalsdorpervlakte. The signal is followed by two minutes of silence. It is followed by the Dutch national anthem.

AtlantikWall Museum (5 May)

The Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen feature several original German bunkers from the Second World War. The figurehead of the Atlantikwall Museum Scheveningen is the command bunker in the complex Widerstandsnest 318 (Verteidigungsstab Badhuisweg). A man-bunker has also been set up in this complex and a toilet bunker has been made accessible. On regular open days it is possible to visit the command bunker, and there are volunteers ready to provide information and answer questions.

Fancy something else this weekend?

Ongoing events in the region

Upcoming dates for your diary

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