There is a lot to do in Rotterdam this weekend. Visit the literary festival Geen Daden Maar Woord, taste food from the region or party on the Noordplein.

Literary festival No Deeds But Words - The Cape

Literary festival No Deeds But Words is about the written, sung and spoken word. Expect performances by spoken word artists, interviews with emerging authors, performances by musicians and readings by writers and artists at various locations on the Cape. This year includes performances by Maartje Wortel, Laurens van der Linde and Roos Rebergen.

  • Where: Around the Deliplein, Katendrecht
  • When: Saturday, October 12, 8 p.m. to midnight
  • Price: admission 17.50 euros
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Feestival - Noordplein

This weekend, Noordplein will be transformed into a travel agency by the Rotterdam Volkstheater and Kinderparadijs Noord. With a boarding pass (strip card) you can go to the festival to film, theater, workshops, sports, games, acrobatics and street theater. For example, go to the tent cinema or eat with the neighborhood brunch.

  • Where: Noordplein
  • When: 11 to 13 October
  • Price: admission free
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Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

Architecture and film lovers are going to the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam this weekend. The AFFR seeks the relationship between film, city and architecture. The theme for 2019 is 'Lost in Transition': how will designers, city makers and builders shape the new world?

  • Where: Lantaren Venster, Otto Reuchlinweg 996
  • When: 10 to 13 October
  • Price: admission 10.50 euros
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The relationship between film, city and architecture is central during Architectuur Film Festival Rotterdam. (Photo: Stortelder)

Reading afternoon: The Umbrella - Villa Zebra

During the Children's Book Week the picture book De Paraplu by Ingrid and Dieter Schubert is brought to life. The story about a curious dog who finds an umbrella is read and told interactively in the exhibition SELF! . After the story, the children (2 to 6 years) go to work in a workshop inspired by the book.

  • Where: Villa Zebra, Stieltjesstraat 21
  • When: Saturday 12 October, 1.30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Price: free at the Villa Zebra entrance
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Comics, Art & Beer - Rotown

There is a low-threshold comic book fair in Rotown this Sunday: Comics, Art & Beer. Order a special beer or cup of coffee and view the comics, fanzines and artworks that are offered.

  • Where: Rotown, Nieuwe Binnenweg 19
  • When: Sunday, October 13, 1 p.m.
  • Price: free entrance
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World Food Festival (WFF) - Binnenrotte

During the World Food Festival you can see how our food is produced in Rotterdam and the surrounding area, experience how products are processed and you can also taste them. Drink wine from the Westland, eat a cricket, go to the greenhouse, the harbor, the Albert Heijn or participate in one of the many other excursions, and visit the demos on the Binnenrotte.

  • Where: on and around the Binnenrotte
  • When: 11 to 13 October
  • Price: see the program
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