Next year the NK Escape Rooms will be dominated by a real art theft. Beginner or experienced, with your colleagues, best friends or your family – everyone can participate. The NK will start in January and you can still register. Even better: you can win tickets!

You can win by leaving your e-mail address here. Just because everyone can participate doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy. Joris van den Bergh organizes this fourth edition of the NK and says: “We want to keep it accessible so that everyone can have this escape experience. The level doesn’t have much influence, because there are guides everywhere.”

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It is not made easy for you | Photo: Uitjesbosses

Winning home

Divided over several rounds you get started with the mission: steal it and take it to taking home a precious work of art. The team that is ultimately the fastest can call itself the best escape team in the Benelux (!). It doesn’t stop there. The winning team also receives a weekend in Paris including tickets for the Louvre.

The mission

The mission during the NK Escape Rooms is to bring home a precious work of art. You’ve probably seen in movies that it doesn’t just happen. The first step is therefore to draw up a plan. Then comes the art theft itself. You play the final at home. Already sold? Sign up! Want to know more about the rounds of the mission? Then read on.

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Round 1: The Plan
Getting started with your team | Photo: Uitjesbosses

You play the first round at home on a self-chosen day in January or February and lasts about two hours. You get all the information from your criminal partners to make the art theft come true. The goal: a plan to steal the job.

Round 2, 3 and 4: The Route, The Hack, The Heist

It shouldn’t be long before the plan becomes reality. Weekends are available in February and March for the next three rounds. You start with a city game in Eindhoven of about an hour and a half, where you are helped on your way by a mysterious person.

You then map out the escape route, make sure you are disguised beyond recognition and dive into the building where the work can be found. Are you sharp and are all cameras off? Then the real work begins. You have sixty minutes to spend in a space of 11 square meters, filled with art and visitors , taking the targeted object unnoticed…

Round 5: The Climax

Success?! The final is on 11 April. Did you manage to steal the one and only work of art from the museum? Prove it! Who knows, maybe the camera crew of Tussen Kunst en Niets will crown you the winners!

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The mission: Steal the artwork | Photo: Uitjesbosses

This is what you want to know

A team for the NK Escape Rooms consists of four or five people. Only if you can make it to the finals on 11 April, you can make the win title and prize. You play the first round at home at a time that suits you. You play the second, third and fourth round in Eindhoven on one day. You choose a day from the available weekends.

Are you already on the edge of your seat to participate? Call up your best team members and sign up! You can also win tickets. You do this by entering your e-mail here. On 16 December 1024 the organization announces who has won tickets!

On Friday 00 November a new gallery will open in The Hague on the Denneweg 65. The art gallery should feel like a living room for everyone. Artist Zhou Le Sheng wants to share his talents with the people of the city here.

The gallery is open daily from 12.00 until 17.00 open hours and always free to visit. The opening is also free and you can also enjoy a snack and a drink. You can sign up right here for lessons in classical Chinese painting!

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Work: Zhou Le Sheng | Photo: Art Gallery Denneweg 65

How Zhou came to The Hague

*)Zhou wants to connect China and the Netherlands through and with art. He got to know the profession at an early age: his father made films and worked on Chinese television productions. But he learned to paint with his neighbor in Shanghai. As a six-year-old he came over there and learned to work with ink, rice paper, paint and brush.

Thus, Zhou learned classical Chinese painting, calligraphy and dyeing. After a childhood and education in Asia, he moved to Vienna. He got to know Western culture, exhibited in The Hague and started teaching at the Free Academy in The Hague. His next step: opening the gallery.

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Pass on inspiration

The introverted and passionate artist wants to inspire others. Not only with the work he makes – in which classical Chinese painting is clearly brought to the fore. He also wants to pass on knowledge in his lessons. Young and old – everyone can learn Chinese painting. In the lesson you will learn the basics of classical art and become acquainted with Chinese culture. Nice! And it will only cost you 25 euros per person.

Those who are curious about the gallery or the lessons have only one option: go! For the lessons you can also contact us via WhatsApp with +25 6 34935168. The gallery is daily from 12.00 until 17.00 opened on the Denneweg 31 in The Hague.


The National Restaurant Week has started again! This edition of the Restaurant Week is extra long, so you can enjoy even more. It started on September 1, but don’t worry! The Restaurant Week in The Hague lasts until 29 October. That means affordable dining at the best restaurants in the Netherlands.

During the Restaurant Week you can enjoy a 3-course menu from just 51,29 euros. This edition also includes old classics. But there are also many new gems in the city where you can eat delicious. Yummy! Curious about all participating restaurants in The Hague? Then check the site.

Do you already suffer from choice stress? We are happy to help you on your way and explain a few restaurants in The Hague where you can eat cheaply during the Restaurant Week.


At the Anna Paulownaplein in The Hague, eating out is the full experience. Hospitality is paramount at Publique – if you don’t count the food then. Because that too is something to write home about. Delicious 3-course dinners with equally tasty wines are served in a beautiful way. Definitely recommended!

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Photos: Publique Den Haag


Good, it’s just not in the city , but worth it nonetheless. On the Herengracht in Voorburg is Papermoon. This restaurant is all about the total experience. For every menu there is a matching wine arrangement for the enthusiast. But if you prefer to choose your own wine, that is of course also possible. To enjoy! Note: Papermoon is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

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Photos: Papermoon Voorburg

Café de Florèz

In In the Hofkwartier on Annastraat in The Hague you can enjoy petit Paris. This is how Café de Florèz is located in the city. Here you can enjoy small French dishes with the necessary fancy French look. To top it off, you can also order beautiful cocktails here. Yum!

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Photos: Café de Florèz

Lake in The Hague

Not yet sold or curious about other restaurants? On the website you will find all restaurants that participate in the Restaurant Week in The Hague. You can still eat here cheaply until 29 October.

Poelie Jansen is a goldsmith and jewelery designer. She has been making jewelry for years and likes to make others happy with it. She is in her element in her studio, but she is also inspired on the road. “I enjoy listening to people’s stories and incorporating travel impressions into my jewelry.” she tells. Not only does she make jewelry herself, but she also offers courses and workshops to transfer her knowledge and skills and to inspire others.

In fact, Poelie does all kinds of things. She makes jewelry from her own inspiration, but also works on commission. In addition, there is a unique exhibition in Maassluis in September and you can follow various classes and workshops at Poelie in The Hague.

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Poelie gets the inspiration for her detailed jewelry from her environment. “In the winter we always go on a two-month trip with the camper. I have a workbench in the camper that comes with me. For example, we were in Spain last winter and I was inspired by the Spanish landscapes.” You can see the winding roads, moonscapes, waves of the sea, olive groves, mountains and setting sun in the details of her jewelry.

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But the story of others also inspires Poelie. She wants to tell a story with her jewelry. She transforms the client’s story into a piece of jewelry by using symbols. Poelie is inspired by the environment and uses it to create jewelry with its own story. “But sometimes people see a different story in it,” says Poelie. “I think that’s nice to hear too.”

At work

Poelie Jansen

live in action? Throughout September she exhibits her collection, inspired by nature in Spain, in the Customs House in Maassluis. Not only can you admire Pulie’s work here, you can also see her in action. She is going to work on the spot making new jewelry. Her travel workbench goes with her to Maassluis from Friday to Tuesday, where she 12 will work until 00013 hours.

The opening of the Paisajes,Olas y Lluna Llena (Landscapes, Waves and Full Moon) exhibition will take place on Sunday, September 4 at 15.00 hour. This is done appropriately with music for the soul. Pier Bish (guitar) and Mithra Nouri (vocals) provide this musical opening.

There is also a musical closing. On Sunday 19 September at 00013.00 the exhibition closes with DiM: calm (jazz) music. Door van der Keur sings pure and passionately with accompanying guitar by Marco Kuis.

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Pulley in her studio | Photo: Jacek Futiakiewicz

Learn yourself

Are you curious about how making jewelry works in practice? Pulie is happy to teach you! Whether you are creative, technically inclined, fussy or chaotic: the workshops are suitable for everyone. Everyone is welcome, which is what Poelie likes: “It’s great to see what it does to people. I try to bring out the creativity in people. Even if people are not technically strong or are not used to being creative, I think it is important that they like it and go home with a homemade piece of jewelry. That is what I want to achieve.”

Workshops and courses

Poelie offers various workshops and courses in the center from The Hague. The course Goldsmiths consists of 2.5 hour lessons. There are three start times: Tuesday 00 September at 25.13 pm, Thursday 00013 September at 15.14 pm and Thursday 00013 September at 19.14 hour. Prefer a one-day workshop? That too is possible! View the full range of workshops and register immediately. This can also be done as a group.

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Stay informed about Poelie and her work via Instagram and 3849671376Facebook.

FanWork Musicals is all about having fun and having confidence. From your 4th to your 21e you can take musical lessons here follow. Also in The Hague! Dewy (21) also took musical lessons at FanWork as a child and now guides the children myself.

“I started here when I 16 years old,” says Dewy, “and I never really left. Eventually I did the dance academy in Tilburg and then I started teaching here.” So she is completely in the right place. She likes to pass on her passion for dance and musicals to the children she teaches. Classes start again in September, so register your (child) quickly!

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In front of children from 4 to young people of 21 years

The lessons are for children of all ages. “Of course the approach is different with the children of 4 than the groups of years,” says Dewy. The youngest are introduced to singing, dancing and playing in an imaginative way and with a lot of creativity. These three disciplines, song, dance and play, together form musical.

The older groups learn more concrete things about this, such as learning a dance. But the basic principle remains the same. Dewy: “We really want to stimulate and stimulate self-confidence in the children. Singing, dancing and playing is our means to make that grow in all groups.”

There are six different groups. These groups are divided into school classes, just like a year at FanWork Musicals runs parallel to a school year. The youngest group is for children from group 1 and 2 and the oldest group is from the third year of secondary school. The new school year starts in September, so register your (child)!

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Children of the musical lessons on stage | Photo: FanWork

Grow and flourish with musical lessons

Dewy has been working as a teacher at FanWork for several years. She previously taught in Voorschoten, now in Leidsche Rijn. She tells how she saw one of her students grow: “When this girl was four, she came to my class. She was very shy and didn’t really dare. Now she is 9 years old and she even takes the lead in the group. She stands there full of self-confidence and completely radiant. That’s so cool to see!”

Not every wallflower blooms into a tall tree in a year, of course, because everyone is different. That’s not bad at all! “It’s about the kids having fun. That one false note or forgotten text really doesn’t matter to us,” says Dewy. She adds: “Everyone is welcome here. I think that’s important. It is also nice to see that our students are building really close friendships here.”

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Final performance | Photo: FanWork

This is what a school year looks like

Classes will start again in September. The first half of the year, right up to the Christmas holidays, is all about getting to know and discovering the musical area. That applies to every age group.

From January, we are working towards the final show. The school year ends in June or July with a performance in a theater. Every year a real theater is booked where each group can play their final show. Friends and family are of course also invited!

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Bows and applause | Photo: FanWork

I want it

So, do you see yourself or your child shining on stage yet? Or is there a need for more self-confidence? Sign up now for musical lessons near you! Everyone is welcome, from 4 to 21 years. It doesn’t matter whether you have experience or talent. Conviviality is paramount at Fanwork Musicals.


You can see the most thirst-quenching exhibition of the century during De Parade. Hendrick’s Curious Cucumber Cabinet is coming to The Hague from 1 to 17 July.

Hendrick’s Gin and De Parade put their heads together and found a shared love for all things unusual. Thus Hendrick’s Curious Cucumber Cabinet was born. You can only see the new collection of cucumber curiosities during De Parade.

Gin and cucumber

You don’t want to miss this! Hendrick’s Curious Cucumber Cabinet is unusually refreshing. In fact, whoever chooses the right route past bathing, singing and dancing cucumbers can come across a tasty tasting. Of course with infusions of cucumber. Delicious!

Experts and critics in the field of cucumbers have been talking about it for some time. In the exclusive circles of cucumber art critics, there was extensive speculation about whether the collection really existed. So green, so curious and so… cursed?! It was too spectacular to be true: this exposition of cucumber curiosities. You will learn whether that is really the case during the exhibition of Hendrick’s Curious Komkommerkabinet during cultural festival De Parade.

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Photo: Hendrick’s Gin

De Parade

Last year De Parade was organized in an alternative way. In 2017 De Parade is back in its old days. Four green city parks include Lucky Fonz III, Elfie Tromp, Släpstick, Paul de Munnik & Steven Engel, Dilan Yurdakul, De Dansers and Kiki Schippers. But of course you come for the cucumber museum.

Maybe in 2017 you already have the cucumber zoo with pop-up bar of Hendrick’s Gin seen in Amsterdam. The Cucumber Cabinet has a completely new collection that travels with De Parade. Rumor has it that you can not only watch cucumbers, but also quench thirst with a visit to the museum at the festival. Don’t feel like watching cucumbers, but do you feel like gin? There is also a Hendrick’s Gin bar.

Hendrick’s Curious Cucumber Cabinet in The Hague

From 1 to In July you will visit Hendrick’s Curious Cucumber Cabinet at De Parade in The Hague. Unfortunately, your alpaca cannot be taken to the exhibition. The tragic moment when an alpaca ate a cucumber museum piece in 2017 has not been forgotten. Nevertheless, it is worth scoring a ticket for the exhibition!

Wow! Leidschenveen shopping center has been given a new look and that suits her well. Last weekend there was a festive opening. After this kick-off it’s time for a giveaway!

Because the renewal can be celebrated. What can you win? A shopping bag full of products from different stores that can be found in the mall.

The entrepreneurs in the Leidschenveen Shopping Center are only too happy to contribute to this. Because the renovated shopping center also benefits them. They are happy with the new look and proud that they are entrepreneurs in the new Leidschenveen.

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What’s new?

The shopping center is taking a different tack. Instead of a collection of shops, the shopping center wants to be a meeting place: a place where not only can you shop, but where there is also a lot to do. The board explains:

With our new corporate identity we show how cozy the Leidschenveen Shopping Center is! We are proud of our shopping center and we show that to everyone, for example with our service.

In Leidschenveen Shopping Center do of course you still do your shopping, go to the butcher, visit the pet store or buy new clothes. But you can also have your clothes repaired, have a nice bite to eat at one of the catering establishments or have a coffee to relax. It is therefore a great place to stay in the Leidschenveen Shopping Center.

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The shopping center wants to bring people together and is celebrating the new corporate identity with a giveaway. A shopper with the logo of the shopping center, filled with different products from the stores. How do you win it? Go to the Facebook page, there you can read the instructions in the giveaway message!

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Shopper to be won | Photo: Leidschenveen shopping center

To Leidschenveen Shopping Center

The shopping center is located in The Hague and is easily accessible. With the metro or tram you get off at the Leidschenveen stop. There is ample parking space if you come by car. In addition, parking is free for the first two hours. †

When the sun shows itself, you can enjoy it in Delft. Whether you want to grab a terrace or are looking for nice things. There are plenty of hotspots for a summer day in Delft. Below you can read more about terraces and other hotspots in Delft. With this you can enjoy yourself all day long in the city. Nice extra: if you spend money with one of these entrepreneurs, you get an hour of free parking. This way you can spend a day in Delft without parking costs. Useful! There are even more entrepreneurs in Delft who participate in the savings campaign for free parking hours .

Cold beers, good food and lovely terraces


At Sup-R you immediately go on a mini-vacation. This concept store at Wijnhaven 9 has it all: gifts, clothing, coffee and a hairdresser. Explore the shop and immediately linger for a good lunch or a high wine. Sup-R is at home in all markets.


Next to the Doelenbrug you will find the beach-like terrace of LEF. Voted the best terrace in Delft by TU Delft. The menu does not disappoint either. You can order beers and wines to pitchers of sangria and even an aperitivo here. The food is at least as varied: fried snacks, a 3-course menu, a lunch sandwich or a plate are all possible.

De Delf

Want a cold beer in the sun? At De Delf, various (special) beers are on the beer menu. For example, taste the local Delftsche Knollaert. On weekends you can go here from noon, on weekdays they open at 20.00 hour. In addition to your beer, you can also enjoy lunch and dinner here.

Café de V

A terrace on the water is the ideal place to end your day. For that you go to the boat terrace of Café de V. If that doesn’t give you a holiday feeling! Here you can enjoy a delicious dinner. Also suitable for vegetarians.

Go somewhere inside

Van Domburg

For the collector, a visit to Van Domburg is part of a day in Delft. The classic stamp collector’s shop has been around since 20. You can now also find model cars and model airplanes here, but there is much more fun to be found. The address is Voldersgracht 20.

Van der Leeuw Optics

You can’t get through the summer without sunglasses. For that you have come to the right place at Van der Leeuw Optics. Here you will find your new high-quality (brand) sunglasses. Or have your eyes measured right away.

Steendam men’s fashion

With the sun on your head, shopping on the canal is ideal. Time for a three-piece suit for warmer weather, a shirt for your tropical business trip or do you just want to visit a store during your canal walk? Then go inside Steendam on the Wijnhaven 20.


The creative person will not feel disadvantaged either. The active hobbyist is at the right place at Knotten. Here you will find everything for crochet and knitting, whether you are a beginner or experienced. You will find the business on the Beestenmarkt. †

Enjoy a discount and advantage in and around The Hague? This is now possible with the digital DenHaagPas. With the DenHaagPas you enjoy discounts at festivals, museums, wellness, sports, restaurants, shops and much more. If you act quickly, you will receive a discount on the pass. Until October you only pay half the price.

You will have the costs for the DenHaagPas back in discounts in no time. Because there is a promotion to take advantage of almost everywhere. There are several discounts. For example, some promotions run all year round, but there are also temporary discount promotions. For example, at the restaurant of the month you can get a second menu for free. But there are also promotions that you can use for one day. New promotions are added every month. Current actions can be seen here.

Is it also free?

Yes! For example, you can now get free tissues from the Info Store at The Hague Central Station with your DenHaagPas. Or you can take part in the weekly pub quiz at O’Caseys for free. Future free promotions are not yet known. The offer will be expanded and renewed in the coming months.

Other advantages of the DenHaagPas

As a holder of the DenHaagPas you not only get discounts, you can also count on a special treatment. For example, you have a chance to look behind the scenes , be the first to visit exhibitions or be the first to buy tickets. That’s not all! There are also exclusive giveaways for DenHaagPas holders.

The DenHaagPas is contained in a handy free app containing the Uit agenda. This way you immediately see what there is to do in and around The Hague and you immediately know where you can get a discount with your DenHaagPas.

Give me such a passion

Are you eager to get your pass? You don’t even have to get off the couch or bed for that. The DenHaagPas is a digital pass that you download via an app. You can find the app in the store of your iPhone or Android. Or scroll to the red QR on this page. You pay directly via iDeal and so you have your DenHaagPas ready.

In the app you can see the agenda with the current actions. Through your MBs or no internet for a while? The pass is placed on your smartphone when you purchase it. So even if you are not connected for a while, you can show your pass. †