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VRT protests against Flemish budget cuts

Staff of VRT are being “strangled” by the government’s budget cuts, according to protesters who marched from the public broadcaster’s building in Schaerbeek to the offices of the Flemish minister-president. About 600 people started out from the VRT building in the afternoon and were joined on Place...

Brussels Maker Faire

For the first time in Brussels, the Maker Faire celebrates creativity, innovation, technology and craftsmanship! Join us this Friday or Saturday to visit over 85 maker exhibits and take part in hands-on workshops. Fun for kids and adults of all ages!

Extinction Rebellion plans action in off-limits Grand Place

The Extinction Rebellion climate activists are planning another action, this time in Grand Place – smack dab in the middle of the Christmas market. The local chapters of the group plan to gather in the historic square on 20 December. Like the streets in front of parliament and the square in front...

Climate activists urge locals to boycott popular car show

A coalition of climate activists have called for a boycott of the Salon de l’Auto, the car and motorcycle show that will open at Brussels Expo in a few weeks. Organised by the automotive federation Febiac, t he car show draws half a million visitors every year and is the high point of the year for...

Phil Nichol - Too Much

Phil Nichol is finally back in Brussels, this time with his new show 'Too Much'.

The planet is messed up, society has devolved, mankind is hopeless, vegans are right, you can’t punch a facist, the left are self-righteous morons, everyone is a selfish prick, I’m a bleeding hypocrite. It’s all too much. Too much.

Ask yourself this, what kind of person ends up

Dagsson - Hooligan

One of our best shows in 2019, Hugleikur Dagsson is back in Brussels with his new show, Hooligan!

Hugleikur Dagsson was born in the winter of 1977 in the northern part of Iceland. Since then he has been breathing oxygen and eating sharks to fuel his artistic tendencies. He graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2002 and is now an established comedian, cartoonist.

screenwriter and director. He has published around 30 books, mostly comics or cartoon collections with focus on dark humour. He has written

Steve Hughes - Are You Serious?


As seen on BBC One’s Live At The Apollo and The Michael McIntyre Show


Internationally renowned stand up comedian Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up.

Bozar opens its doors for students cramming for exams

Students looking for a quiet place to study ahead of their January exams can head to the Bozar cultural centre this year. The Brussels student service desk Brik has unveiled the list of organisations it’s been able to convince to temporarily open their doors to students in need of a quiet studying...

What’s on this week: 6-12 December

You knew The Nutcracker would be on somewhere, and it is: Brussels International Ballet school is putting on a production of the beloved holiday production in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, while Prima Donna Events has brought an international cast of dancers and musicians together for a larger-than-life...

Brussels-City to plant 2,000 trees over next five years

Brussels-City mayor Philippe Close and environment city councillor Zoubida Jellab (Ecolo) have presented their Tree Plan 2020-30, which includes planting 2,000 trees across the municipality over the next five years. Jellab got busy yesterday planting the first tree herself, in Place Rouppe in the...