There is plenty to do in The Hague this weekend. The Japanese Garden is temporarily open, there is a French market and you can go to the last show of the Afrovibes festival. An overview of the activities.

Afrovibes - the HORSE

On Friday evening there is a special, two-part show as part of the Afrovibes festival. Enjoy the African guitarist Bongeziwe Mabandla and then the dance project Symphony of Now.

  • Where: the HORSE, Prinsegracht 12
  • When: Friday, October 11, from 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
  • Price: 17.50 euros
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On Friday evening there is Afrovibes in the HORSE. (Photo: Afrovibes)

Medicine Boy - Grote Markt

On Saturday, the South African duo Medicine Boy will play in De Zwarte Ruiter. Their music is an ode to the shaky non-balance between chaos and calm. From roaring organs and growling guitars to deafening silences and dreamy vocals.

  • Where: De Zwarte Ruiter, Grote Markt 27
  • When: Saturday 12 October, from 9.30 p.m.
  • Price: free entry (from the age of eighteen)
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Japanese Garden opening - Clingendael Estate

It is autumn and that means that the Japanese Garden is (again) open again. From Saturday you can visit this special garden with rare trees and plants. The Japanese Garden in The Hague is the only one in the Netherlands from the beginning of the twentieth century.

  • Where: Clingendael Estate
  • When: October 12 to October 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Price: free entry
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See also: Japanese Garden in the Clingendael Estate opens again on 12 October

Marché Royal - Hofkwartier

On Sunday there is a French market with music, treats and drinks, books, fashion, children's workshops and an old-timer show. There are guided tours in the Old Catholic Church and the Willibrordus house where the Saint John brothers sing French songs. In short: imagine yourself at the Hofkwartier in France on Sunday.

  • Where: Hofkwartier The Hague, around the Molenstraat
  • When: Sunday, October 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Price: free entry
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Children's Book Festival - Central Library

Sunday is all about the children's book at the Central Library. There are workshops, readings and writers, illustrators and musicians are present. The Children's Book Festival is for children of primary school age and their parents.

  • Where: Central Library, Spui 68
  • When: Sunday, October 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Price: free entry
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