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dinsdag 24 januari 2017

GB: Film screening "Knielen op een bed violen"


Join us  for the beautiful Dutch drama "Knielen op een bed violen" (Eng: In My Father's Garden). 

The story is about a loving man and father who falls under the influence of an extremely orthodox Protestant sect. He sacrifices everything and everyone to this faith, including his business and the respect of his younger son. However, he never loses the love of his wife...

Tickets are available online or at the door.

We hope to see you there! 

Warm wishes,
Dutch Centre 

Tues 24 Jan 

Film: "Knielen op een bed violen" [Eng subtitles]
24/01/2017, 7.30pm, £10/ £5 for students 


Into foreign-language cinema? Then don't miss the chance to watch the Dutch drama "Knielen op een bed violen" (In My Father's Garden), based on the intriguing book of the same name by Dutch authoer Jan Siebelink and directed by Ben Sombogaart. On Tuesday 24 January the film will be screened for the first time in the UK at the Dutch Centre.

Meet Hans, a loving father, played by the renowned Dutch actor Barry Atsma, who falls under the influence of a very strict and dangerous religious sect. A tragedy of a man who slowly loses touch with reality and sacrifices everything and everyone to his faith. His wife Margje, played by actress and singer Noortje Herlaar, despite his fervent extremism, never stops loving him.

Event details
Tuesday 24 January 2017

Dutch spoken, English Subtitles

Time: 7.30pm

Doors open: 7pm

Tickets: £10.  Students: £5.

Location:  Dutch Centre, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N2HA

For tickets and more information, click here

Wed 22 Feb

Lunch & Talk with Paul Collier on Migration
22/02/2017, 12.30pm,  £12,50 (including lunch) 

Dutch Centre, in collaboration with NCL, hosts a Lunch & Talk with Professor Paul Collier on his book "Exodus: How Migration is changing the world". We will touch upon one most pressing and controversial questions of our time: Who should be allowed to immigrate and who not? What are the arguments for and against limiting the numbers? 

We are supposedly a nation of immigrants, and yet our policies reflect deep anxieties and the quirks of short-term self-interest, with effective legislation snagging on thousand-mile-long security fences and the question of how long and arduous the path to citizenship should be.

For tickets and more information, click here

Friday 24 Feb

Dutch National Student Orchestra
24/02/2017, 6.30pm, £10, students £5,-

In collaboration with the Dutch Embassy, the Dutch National Student Orchestra (NSO) will perform in Dutch Centre on Friday 24 February. Join us for a lively and high-quality performance!

For tickets and more information, click here

Tues 28 Feb

Debate on Europe with Nick Clegg & Thierry Baudet
28/02/2017, 7.30pm, £10/ £5 for students 

Populism presents one of the most pressing challenges to European democracies. Dutch Church has initiated a range of debates and together with Dutch Centre and Centre for Low Countries Studies UCL, they will organise a debate about Europe and the rise of populism between former Deputy Prime Minister of Britain, Nick Clegg and eurosceptic journalist Thierry Baudet.

For tickets and more information, click here.


- Wednesday 25 January, 6.30pm:
De Ruyter Netwerk: "Dutch Courage" met Jasper Martens van PensionBee. De achtste avond in onze reeks 'Dutch courage' waarin we in samenwerking met Spaces een spreker aan het woord laten om over hun ervaringen in Londen te vertellen. For more information, click here.

- Monday 30 January, 6.30pm:
Lecture by Taco Dibbits, Director Rijksmuseum at the Courtauld 
For tickets and more information, click here.

- Thursday 30 March, 12.00 - 15.00:
NCL Lunch: Han de Jong, Chief Economist ABN Amro
For tickets and more information, click here.

Dutch Centre, 7 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HA United Kingdom

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