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Courses and workshops

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Spring Herbal Course

1 and 15 April, 6 and 20 May

Get to know the world of medicinal plants and herbs. In 4 lessons of 4 hours you will get to know about 20 commonly used herbs. You learn what they look like and how to process them. The lessons are practically oriented so that you can soon get started at home.

Art and culture

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Parel Concert Cantiamo in the Dorpskerk Leidschendam

9 juni 2023 starts at 20:00 hour

During the 'Parel concert', the favorite songs of the choir members, the pearls, will be performed as a kind of 'The best of Cantiamo.' Under the direction of conductor Jeroen Bosman, the choir will present over twenty-five songs.

Art and culture

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Unique series of carillon concerts Voorburg

10, 17, 24 June and 1 July 2023

On four Saturdays in June and July, a unique series of carillon concerts is given in Huygenskwartier Voorburg. Every week a different carillonneur plays his own program on the carillon of the Oude Kerk. There is a screen outside the church on which you can see live how the carillonneur makes music.

Art and culture


Scratch concert

10 June 2023

On Saturday, June 10, 2023, Singalong Events is organizing a scratch concert in the old church of Voorburg. Rehearsed the 'Cecilia mass' by the composer Charles Gounod in one day and then performed with orchestra and soloists.

History and architecture

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Voorburgse Rondgang

June 24, 2023

The Voorburgse Rondgang is an arts festival in Huygenskwartier Voorburg. The cozy streets are filled with mini-galleries, cultural institutions open their doors and you can enjoy all the galleries that Voorburg has to offer via a route past all the galleries.

Art and culture

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In de Wolken Zomerfestival

24 June 2023

Children's bookshop In de Wolken has been a household name in Huygenskwartier Voorburg and the surrounding area for almost 25 years. During the In de Wolken Summer Festival you can enjoy various author visits, a reading performance, make-up, workshops, puppet theater and free popcorn and cotton candy. It promises to be a fun party!

Art and culture

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Jazz Culinary in Huygenskwartier

30 June t/m 2 July 2023

A musical tasting with tasty jazz music! A broad program is presented on various stages, in which, in addition to nationally and internationally renowned jazz musicians, there is also a stage for local and regional jazz talent. You can enjoy drinks and a bite to eat in different tents and stands provided by the catering industry of the Huygenskwartier and the surrounding area.

Art and culture

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Outdoor coffee concert

1 July, from 19:30 to 20:30

Vocal Ensemble Muze brings a color palette of sounds in nature and under the Silo tent, while enjoying coffee, tea and something sweet. Heavenly songs by Dutch composers such as Strategier and de Klerk, but also by Casals and Tchaikovsky. In addition, various folk songs from Hungary and one from Sweden.

Sport and games

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Stompwijk Horse Days 2023

Juli 14 to 17, 2023

This year the Stompwijk Horse Days will be held from July 14 to 17, 2023. More information will follow soon.

With kids

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Kids Heroes Fun Cruise & Sunday shopping

19 & 20 August 2023

The fleet will depart from Huygenshaven on Sionstraat on Saturday 19 August in boats of various sizes. All puppets in the parade are announced from the stage ship. The larger than life Kids Heroes sail in a long procession to the lock in Leidschendam for a spectacular closure. Sunday 20 August is shopping Sunday.

Art and culture

Open Monuments Day Leidschendam-Voorburg

September 9, 2023

On Saturday, September 9th, 2023, it's Open Monuments Day again in Leidschendam-Voorburg, where there is plenty to do and experience for all ages. The theme of this year is Living Heritage. Take a look inside and get to know the beautiful buildings and monuments.

Art and culture

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Huygens Festival 2023

September 22 till 24, 2023

The Huygens Festival is the classical music festival of Leidschendam-Voorburg. For three days, there are various performances by soloists and ensembles, both professional, amateur, and youth in the Huygenskwartier Voorburg.

Art and culture

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Museum night

7 October 2023

'Night at the museum' in atmospheric Huygenskwartier Voorburg on Saturday 7 October 2023. An evening visit to a museum is extra atmospheric. A beautifully lit building in a dark environment, it invites you to discover. Visit the various museums that participate in the Museum Night.

With kids

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Halloween with Huygens

28 October 2023

Halloween in the Huygenskwartier is a party for all children, big and small. Dress up and come and get the creeps on Saturday, October 28, 2023 in Huygenskwartier Voorburg. With fun activities for children and trendy shops for adults, it is fun for all ages!

With kids

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Arrival of Sinterklaas

18 November 2023

Saturday, November 18, Sinterklaas and his Pieten will step ashore to greet the children from Voorburg. After the official welcome, Sinterklaas takes a walk through the Huygenskwartier. Here, too, children have the chance to greet Sinterklaas.


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Huygens Winterfestival

15 till 17 December 2023

The Huygens Winter Festival guarantees warm cosiness and plenty of winter inspiration. The shops and boutiques of Huygenskwartier Voorburg offer trendy clothing and beautiful gifts for everyone. Enjoy the cozy winter fair and the shopping Sunday!

Food and drink

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Night of lights

23 December 2023

With Christmas just around the corner, the Huygenskwartier Voorburg shines. Thousands of candles and small lights illuminate the streets and the many visitors. Walk along the illuminated historic facades, listen to atmospheric music and enjoy a hot cup of chocolate milk or a glass of mulled wine.

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Startling activities

Hospitality in Stompwijk

De Bles is a contemporary, modern business in a historic building with a rich history. De Bles has a very accessible atmosphere and is renowned for the quality of its food and friendly service.

Zwembad De Fluit

Enjoy swimming with your family, your friends or just solo at Zwembad De Fluit. For years, the pool has been a real household name in the region!