What’s happening in Groningen /Week 13

A selection of the best events happening this week and onwards


Arts and Culture

Flicks Short Film Festival 2019

March 28-30 20:00-23:00 at Usva

What better way is there to get a rest from your busy exam studying than with an evening of passive films watching? In this festival, short films from all over the world are shown, giving you enough opportunities to find an interesting film to go to.

Price: 4 euros every day, get your ticket here

Green Office Art Project
March 25 - March 29, 16:00 - 18:00

Love making things? Then this is for you. Thanks to this new initiative from the Green office, you can turn waste into something worth keeping. There is no formal commitment necessary, just walk in!

Price: FREE

DOT DOME Cinema: Dark Side of the Moon

March 30 21:00-21:45 at DOT

Do you like Pink Floyd? Or do you like the beautiful visualisations of the DOT dome? In this event the music of Pink Floyd's album Dark Side of the Moon is combined with visuals on the dome to give you a new experience with the music.

Price: 10 euros, get your ticket here


CLASH XXL Festival /w WEVAL, Forest Swords, AMMAR 808 & more

April 6 20:00 – April 7 07:00, at Grand Theatre, OOST and Vera

Next week, Clash is taking over the city centre of Groningen with visual art, DJs, live music, installations and performances. It will be a weird yet perfect combination of a rave, an art museum and a festival you never knew you needed. With the main locations of the festival being the Grand Theatre, OOST and Vera Groningen, this will be something you don’t want to miss.

Price: Starting at €10.99. Find more info here and get your ticket here


HIGH TEA Groningen

April 6 23:00-06:00, at Graanfabriek

A home for more than Drum & Bass, HIGH TEA is a fusion between your living room and a bass event. After a successful first edition in Groningen, it will return to the Graanfabriek (a former grain factory transformed into a creative hotspot in a unique industrial area in Groningen). Warm up for the event here.

Price: €14.95. Find all info here and grab your tickets here


Caerus Board Interest Drinks

March 27 16:00 - 19:00, at UCG Bar

Caerus is looking for you. Whether you want to apply or are still on the fence, this is the perfect way to find out more about a Caerus board year. Give it a try, it doesn’t hurt.

Price: FREE. Find all info here


Citizen Science and the Data Avalanche

March 27, 20:00 - 21:30 in the Academy Building, Broerstraat 5

Ever looked up into the night sky and wondered what mysteries are out there? It’s not only the crazy smart astronomers that do that, and it’s not only them figuring things out. Crowdsourcing has now become a method that astronomers use to advance scientific discoveries. Professor of astronomy, Stephen Serjeant, will tell you all about it.

Price: FREE, get your ticket here


RUG Master’s Day

March 29, all day, at various locations

Recently, we’ve had representatives from all faculties come to UCG to talk with us about master programmes. Now, it is time for us to go to them. Come visit the master’s day of the RUG to figure out what you’ll be doing in the future.

Price: FREE. Find all info here, a handy list of masters in Groningen here and above all, don’t forget to sign up here


Lecture and Documentary Night: City of Two Springs

April 1, 20:00 - 22:00 in Cafe de Troubadour, Peperstraat 19

This night will start with two short lectures by Esther Schoorel, lecturer at the Department of Middle-Eastern Studies, and Frederick Mansell, director of the documentary City of Two Springs, about the situation in Iraq and the making of this documentary. Afterwards, you will watch the moving documentary itself. Watch the trailer here.

Price: FREE, read all the info here

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