Shakespeare Fringe Weekend for kids and teens

The Hague Shakespeare Fringe Weekend for children and teens will be organised on 17 and 18 April in Het Paradijs studio theatre of the Koninklijke Schouwburg. With performances of 'Twelfth Night' by Infinite Jest, the new physical performance piece 'Wherefore Art Thou?' by Theatre of Entanglement and 'Shakespeare and Hip Hop' workshops

Secondhand book fair at Anglican Church

A secondhand book fair will be held at the Church of St John & St Philip on Saturday, 18 April.

Jom Hasjoa Memorial 19th of April in the Kloosterkerk

Sunday the 19th of April 2015 at 16.00 we commemorate the murdered Jews, Roma and Sinti. This memorial, which will take place in the Kloosterkerk, Lange Voorhout 4, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and is also our 30th gathering in The Hague. Mayor Jozias van Aartsen will hold a speech, and Hanneke Gelderblom-Lankhout will read the chronicle.

The Coronation of King George II

On April 14th 2015 Maestro Robert King will perform with The King's Consort, a unique reconstruction of the coronation ceremony of King George II in 1727. This event will take place in the Dr. Anton Philipszaal in The Hague, at 20:15h. This concert is part of a tour through The Netherlands.

Spring at the Hof van Wouw

This year the Garden of the Hesperides (Tuin der Hesperiden) at the Hof van Wouw will open its doors to the public for a Spring visit on Wednesday, 8 April from 14.00 to 16.00 hrs.

‘How to find a job in the Netherlands’ workshop

You are invited to the career assistance workshop ‘How to find a job in the Netherlands’ on Thursday, 23 April at the WTC The Hague. The event is being organised by the career portal Together Abroad. Social Club

On Friday 24 2015, Social Club is organising a trip to see the local professional football team ADO Den Haag play against Vitesse. The match is an evening kick off starting at 20:00.

Duinenmars 2015

Experience The Hague's spectacular nature and get some exercise during the 64th annual Duinenmars on Saturday, 11 April and Sunday, 12 April.

Culinary fair at Carlton Ambassador Den Haag over de Kook

The free culinary fair ‘Den Haag over de Kook’ takes place at the Carlton Ambassador Hotel on Sunday, 12 April. A great event for all you foodies out there!

Aert van der Goesstraat

On a shopping street of more than 110 meters you will find 22 specialist shops. There is no other place in The Hague where you will find this many craftsmen together.

History of The Hague Day

The free History of The Hague Day (Dag van de Haagse Geschiedenis) takes place on Saturday, 18 April. This year’s theme is ‘City life’ (Stadsleven). Discover the rich history of The Hague in 1 day and learn something new.

Prinses Christina Concours 2015

Over the past few months more than 500 young musicians from the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 19 years have taken part in the Prinses Christina Concours. Now you can attend the national semi-finals and finals held in The Hague on 11 and 26 April.

Art Route in the Statenkwartier

Nearly 60 artists, all living or working in the Statenkwartier, will open their studios and homes to the public to show their work during the weekend of 11 and 12 April.

‘A widow’s quest for justice’ at Humanity House

The Humanity House in The Hague will host a live interview with the widow of Munir Said Thailib, Indonesia’s most prominent human rights activist. The programme called ‘A widow’s quest for justice’ will be held on Tuesday, 14 April.

Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem commemorating the end of WW II

Each year in May, The Netherlands commemorates the end of World War II. 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of this most important happening. To celebrate it there will be two performances of Benjamin Britten's choral work, the War Requiem, composed for the consecration of the new Coventry cathedral. The 1000 years old cathedral was destroyed in 1940 by the German Luftwaffe.

A language is best learned in bed?

Learning a new language is a pretty tough intellectual exercise and takes quite a bit of patience to get to  a level of impressive fluency. Yet many of us take the plunge, dipping our toes in the vast morass of grammatical quirks, thousands of new words and idioms that may or may not have any equivalents in any other known language!

Free Easter Brunch or Easter High Tea

Get your Family membership now up till Easter with 50% discount on the entrance fee of € 50 and a delicious  FREE  Easter Brunch or FREE Easter High Tea for the new Family members on Monday the 6th of April 2015 (Westvliet will be closed on Easter Sunday 5 April).

The Hague’s King’s Fair

The King’s Fair (Koningskermis) is in town from Friday, 17 April until Tuesday, 5 May. Come and celebrate King's Day in The Hague at a traditional Dutch fun fair.

Open Day at tennis club Thor de Bataaf

Tennis club Thor de Bataaf organises an Open Day on Sunday 29th of March. From 12:00 till 16:00 hrs anyone can familiarise themselves with the club’s excellent facilities. Those who become a new Thor de Bataaf-member during the Open Day, will receive a reduction on the registration fee.

Expata, live like a local

Established by The Local Expat’s founder and editor Michiel Martijn and partner Diana Karens, Expata is The Hague’s newest professional residential letting agent dedicated to helping newcomers to the city find a home and get settled as quickly and painlessly as possible.