poetry

Amsterdam’s rich literary scene includes a number of English-language events as well as some in various other European languages. There are spoken word events, poetry slams and poetry readings in a number of cultural institutes, bars and even clubs. Keep your eyes peeled too for events in the national cultural institutes such as the Institut français (formerly Maison Descartes) and the Goethe Institut.

The Green Hour with Oscar Wilde

Westerstraat 106
1015 MN AMSTERDAM
Geelvinck Pianola Museum
09/11/2019
A program on the rise and fall of Oscar Wilde, with absinthbar! Feest der Poëzie presents THE GREEN HOUR with OSCAR WILDE (English...
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Vurige Tongen

Ruigoord 76
1047 HH AMSTERDAM
Ruigoord
31/05/2020 - 01/06/2020
Vurige Tongen (‘Fiery Tongues’) is a festival over the Whitsun weekend in the alternative arts village of Ruigoord, just outside A...