Holland House Festival London Trafalgar Square
A festival of Dutch culture to celebrate Holland's national day, 'Queen' s Day'. There's a Dutch market selling cheeses, Stroopwafels, pancakes and other foodstuffs and flowers, performances by Dutch bands, family activities and tourism information.
Holland House Dutch festival
The Holland House Dutch festival plans on turning the whole of central London orange with its celebrations. Live music, delicious Dutch food and drink, and plenty of entertainment from Holland will get you in the mood for springtime.
The Holland House Dutch festival is an annual event that takes place in Holland and here in London to mark the Dutch Queen Mother's birthday. Known as Queen's Day or Koninginnedag, the celebrations see thousands of Dutch ex pats and Londoners descend on Trafalgar Square for a full on party of orange proportions.
Fun for the family
Kids and families can enjoy demonstrations from the Love London Go Dutch cycling campaign, as well as other child friendly entertainment throughout the day. Dress in orange and take part in a variety of traditional Dutch games available throughout the afternoon in Trafalgar Square.
Food and entertainment
For the adults there is even more to see and do at the Holland House Dutch festival with an extensive Dutch market selling traditional foods like caramel waffles and a huge selection of cheeses. Pancakes, fries with mayonnaise and a range of Dutch drinks will also be available to satisfy your appetite, while there's also a molecular mixology lab and two pop up bars.
Live entertainment at the festival comes in the form of live Dutch bands who will be up on stage entertaining the crowds with well known hits, with acts including Rigby, De Coronas Splendid and Rachel Louise. Elsewhere sport is the order of the day as you can watch pole vaulting demonstrations from British and Dutch athletes, and take part in a cycle challenge, and there are also free tours around the Dutch paintings in the National Gallery.
The Holland House Dutch festival runs from 12pm - 8pm around the 14th April 2012. The event is free to attend. Find out more
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