Must-visit November Events in Benelux and Germany
Looking for a way to brighten up your November days? We got you covered from valuable fairs and captivating theatre productions to festivals filled with jazz music or holiday spirit. There is something for everybody’s taste! Don’t let the rainy weather get you down – check out our top picks to stay entertained and engaged this November!
- 24 October 2023
- Posted by: Expat Management Group
- Category: Insights, What to do in NL
What: Production of GROUNDED by George Brant at The Bridge Theatre
Where: Full Circle, Chau. de Vleurgat 89, 1050 Ixelles, Brussels
When: November 8 – 25
The Bridge Theatre is a professional English-language theatre in Brussels. In November, the theatre will host the production of George Brant’s GROUNDED – A gripping and poetic drama following a fighter pilot’s struggle to navigate two new arenas: drone warfare and motherhood. The lead role is portrayed by Letty Thomas, a talented actress who has appeared in popular Netflix series such as ‘The Crown’ and ‘Bridgerton’, among others.
In addition to hosting theatrical productions, the theatre offers various workshops that provide newcomers to Brussels with an enjoyable opportunity to meet fellow newcomers to the city. Therefore, definitely worth participating! Find more information about the theatre and book your ticket to the play here.
🇳🇱 The Netherlands
What: IamExpat Fair
Where: The Hague
When: November 4
The Hague is delighted to host the 13th edition of the IamExpat Fair – an international one-day event dedicated to helping connect and providing support to expats throughout the Netherlands. At this fair, you will have the opportunity to access all the essential services and businesses and connect with other expats, organizations, and the international community, all conveniently at one location. Besides that, you can learn how to navigate life in the Netherlands at free workshops and presentations where experts in the field offer advice on matters such as housing, education, and careers.
The entrance is free with online registration. We do recommend securing your spot promptly, as the tickets are limited.
What: The Winterlights Festival
Where: Luxembourg City
When: November 24 – January 7
At the end of the month, the city of Luxembourg begins to embrace the festive spirit. This enchanting event features stunning light shows, live music, and of course, delicious food and drink. Visitors can enjoy the festive atmosphere by walking through the illuminated streets of Luxembourg City. The crowning moment of the festival is the grand lighting of a giant Christmas tree, during a beautiful ceremony at Place d’Armes.
What: Berlin JazzFest 2023
When: November 2 – 5
In early November, Berlin regains its vibrant jazz atmosphere as the 60th edition of the Berlin JazzFest unfolds. This festival unites jazz artists from across the globe and generations, showcasing the rich diversity of jazz through 36 intriguing projects. Named one of Europe’s oldest and most esteemed jazz festivals, it strikes a balance between traditional and progressive in its diverse program. From smaller ensembles to big bands, performances take place in well-known Berlin venues such as Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Quasimodo, and A-Trane.
Learn more about the festival and reserve your tickets here.