Acoustic Maniacs play in the Reinkenstraat on King’s Day

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World famous in The Hague for more than 10 years: the Acoustic Maniacs! This fabulous folk-rock band will be playing at Eetcafé Foots, in the Reinkenstraat 8 on King’s Day, Wednesday 27th April, 2016. Starts at 15.00.

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The Acoustic Maniacs were formed some 10 years ago. Since then they have performed every year in cafés, pubs and beach clubs for (company) parties and receptions and this year for the first time they’ve also played at festivals. You could describe the band’s style as semi-acoustic folk-rock music. The band is known for its great harmonies combined with lovely guitar sounds and guitar solos.

From Queen to Armin van Buuren

Their attraction is first and foremost the way they switch from modern numbers to the old classics, all played in just the right way. From full acoustic to half electric, from beautiful ballads to heavy sing-alongs. From the Eagles, Queen, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits and U2 to Avicii, Mumford & Sons and Armin van Buuren.

Their audience’s reaction speaks for itself: there’s always a standing ovation!

Read more about King’s Day in the Reinkenstraat

December in the Reinkenstraat

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Art dump 2015

Fridag 4th december: Pasta Making Workshop

At La Mesa koken & tafelen

Saturday 12th december: Sharpen Your Knives Day

10.30-17.00 at La Mesa koken & tafelen

Saturday 12th until sunday 20th decemberArtdump

10.00-19.00 at Koenders Makelaardij. zie www.artdump.nl

New collection! 600 original works of art from Herman Brood, Corneille, Jan Cremer, Peter Klashorst, Rob Scholte and many more famous artists.

Sunday 13th december: Christmas Marketkerstmarkt_13december-web

12.00-20.00: Christmas Market in the Reinkenstraat with a Christmas Carol Choir. And a what a fabulous choir it is … Vox Rosa www.voxrosa.nl  will be at the Christmas Market in the Reinkenstraat on the 13th December! This is Holland’s longest running gay men’s choir, sponsored by Foots Eetcafé Den Haag. You can hear the men sing around 15.30! Merry Christmas!

Sunday 20th december: Red Carpet Shopping Sunday

The Reinkenstraat will be welcoming all last minute shoppers as VIPs on the Red Carpet. Come and do your last minute shopping at your local store!

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New: French Traiteur Sucré Salé

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The French Traiteur Sucré Salé is now open at number 18.

A shop full of wonderful smells and mouth-watering treats! Delicious!

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Reinkenstraat, shopping with taste and style in The Hague… Bien sur!

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Halloween in the Reinkenstraat

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We are celebrating Halloween again in the Reinkenstraat! Walk down the street in your craziest fancy dress costume on Friday 30th October from 16.00 onwards and scare the shopkeepers silly!! Trick or treat!!

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Bric-a-brac, Art and Antique Market in the Reinkenstraat

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Anyone with a love of interesting, beautiful or quirky pieces of antique or art will be in their element at the Bric-a-brac, Art and Antique Market in the Reinkenstraat on Saturday, 12th August. From 10.00 onwards our lively shopping street will be full of great market stalls and you can rummage around for that lovely little cupboard you need, a gorgeous vase, or maybe you will discover an unknown work of art by a famous artist – Rembrandt van Rijn, even!

Children can create their own work of art in the Picasso Theatre so make sure you have a space for it on the wall at home!

The market is open until 17.00 and then the Reinkenstraat café, bar and restaurant owners will be pleased to keep you entertained after that…

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Dutch Craftbeer Festival in lokaal Duinoord

Sunday 6th september 13:00 – 19:00 in Lokaal Duinoord: beer tasting, pulled pork all day & Ragmob on stage!
Beers: Kompaan, Het Uiltje, Ramses Bier, Van De Streek, Oedipus Brewing, Two Chefs Brewing.

Entrance €5 including your own glass. For more info, click on the image..

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Sunny Court Festival: 5th september

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On Saturday, 5th September, 2015 the annual Sunny Court Music Festival will be held in the enchanting little Sunny Court. You are very welcome to join us to listen to top quality live music – classical and jazz – provided by the Amstel Quartet and Marjorie Barnes & Equinox.

Starts at: 19.30 p.m. Free of charge. Bring your own chair!

Visit the sunnycourtfestival website.

P.S. The Sunny Court Festival is sponsored by several kind owners of the companies along the Reinkenstraat.

The Best Street in the Netherlands for Spare Ribs

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Update 22nd June: Scharrelslager ‘t Oude Ambacht finished 3th place!

Who makes the best spare ribs in the Netherlands? From the hundred entries that this competition received, the ten finalists have now been announced and two of them are in The Hague. Better still: both butchers are just 50 metres away from one another – in the Reinkenstraat, of course!

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Finalist Peter-Jan van den Broek: “It is bizarre, and at the same time great, that our shops are so close to one another. It says something about this street. When the ten names were announced we immediately congratulated one another, went out for a beer together and raised our glasses to the winners.”

Congratulations on gaining your place in the final Slagerij P.J. Van den Broek & Scharrelslager ‘t Oude Ambacht!

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