March 15 – 17: Weekend tips for Bonn and the region

March 15 – 17 : Weekend tips for Bonn and the region

Whether it's a flea market, theatre or concerts: The weekend ahead offers a full variety of events worth a visit. We have compiled some tips for Bonn and the region.

Friday, 15 March

"The Fabulous Singlettes" in Bonn

Until April 14 "The Fabulous Singlettes" will perform with the Malente family in Bonn. The Australians present a unique guest performance in Europe. The music show offers hits from the 1960s as well as disco classics from the 1970s.

Where: Malentes Theater Palast, Godesberger Allee 69, 53175 Bonn, Germany

When: Friday, 15 March, 7.30 pm

Tickets: From 21,75 Euro at www.bonnticket.de

International Dance Festival in Bonn

The Bonn dance company Cocoon-Dance celebrates its premiere with its new project "Dream City" on Friday at the Dance Festival in the Theater im Ballsaal. Rafaele Giovanola has taken over the direction, Rainald Endraß is responsible for the choreography and leads the production. Mathilde Grebot designed the costumes. In addition, seven professional dancers and members of the Junior Company Bonn will perform.

Where: Theater im Ballsaal, Frongasse 9, 53121 Bonn, Germany

When: Friday, 15 March, 8 pm

Tickets: From 15 Euro on www.ga-bonn.de/tickets

Info:www.into-the-fields.de

Dire Strats

"A Tribute to Dire Straits" will be the motto of the Bonner Harmonie on Friday and Saturday. Then the tribute band "Dire Strats" performs and presents the greatest hits of the British rock band, which was active from 1977 to 1995.

Where: Harmonie, Frongasse 28-30, 53121 Bonn, Germany

When: Friday, 15 March, and Saturday, 16 March, each 8 pm

Tickets: From 25,50 Euro on www.bonnticket.de

"Late Night" in Bad Godesberg

Once a month, artists from the Theater Bonn transform the foyer of the Schauspielhaus Bad Godesberg into a walk-in theatrical venture. Under the name "Late Night" they offer dancing and gossip together.

Where: Schauspielhaus Bad Godesberg, Am Michaelshof 9, 53177 Bonn, Germany

When: Friday, 15 March, 10 pm

Admission: from 6,95 Euro at www.bonnticket.de

Saturday, 16 March

Flea Market in the Rheinaue

The monthly flea market will take place again on Saturday in the Rheinaue in Bonn. Thereis the possibility to "dawdle" all day long in the Rheinaue.

Where: Rheinauenpark, Große Blumenwiese , Ludwig-Erhardt-Allee, 53175 Bonn

When: Saturday, 16 March, 8 am to 6 pm

Stand fee: 8 Euro, bookable at www.online.melan.de

Crime scene dinner on ship

Under the motto "St. Pauli, Leichen von der Stange" there will be a crime scene dinner on the passenger ship MS Moby Dick in Cologne. Show-girl Betty Montana dies in the process, and it's teeming with crooks. The three-and-a-half-hour thriller theatre offers a four-course menu and music with live singing.

Where: MS Moby Dick, Konrad Adenauer bank, at the Bastei,investor number 14, 50668 Cologne, Germany

When: Saturday, 16 March, 7pm

Tickets: 89 Euro on site

Sunday, 17 March

Organic market

Regional food and sustainable products will be available in Bonn on Sunday. Then "Der Grüne Markt" opens its doors in factory 45. Among the products on offer are accessories, cosmetics, organic food and confectionery.

Where: Factory 45, Hochstadenring 4, 53119 Bonn, Germany

When: Sunday, 17 March, from 11 am to 7 pm

Info:www.dergruenemarkt.de

Eschmar Nature Photography

The Koenig Museum invites you to the 16th Eschmar Nature Photo Days with live lectures on Sunday. The Naturfototreff Eschmar shows the photo lectures listed in the programme and a photo exhibition comprising around 70 large-format photos. This year, the theme of the exhibition and focus of the lectures is the fascination of nature in Western NRW.

Where: Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany

When: Sunday, 17 March, 11 to 17.15 hrs

Tickets: 8 Euro on the day of the event at the museum box office

Antiques and flea market

The antique and flea market opens its doors again in Bad Godesberg's city centre. On Sunday, March 17, visitors can browse from 11 am to 5 pm on more than 600 metres of sales area. Stand areas canbe reserved online onlyat www.bad-godesberg.info. After registration, the exhibitor can book an appointment. Last minute people, who want to sell on the market, can arrive on March 17, at 8.30 am before the chamber does the last assignments.

Sampling of museums and exhibitions in Bonn and surrounds:

  • EUROTOPIA - Frauen für Europa!(Women for Europe): Art-Information-Initiative,Community exhibition, Frauenmuseum, Im Krausfeld 10, 2 - 6pm, Saturday, (0228) 691344
  • Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck Exhibitions: A current schedule can be found on the website (English): arpmuseum.org Hans-Arp-Allee 1, 53424 Remagen, (02228) 94250
  • Bundeskunsthalle Exhibitions: A current listing and opening hours can be found on the website (English) Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4., (0228) 91710
  • Deutsches Museum Bonn: A current listing can be found on the website: deutsches-museum.de (English), Bad Godesberg, Ahrstr. 45, 10am - 6pm, (0228) 302255, For more information on children’s programmes: (0228) 302 256
  • Kunstmuseum: A current listing can be found on the website (English).Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 11am-6pm, (0228) 776260
  • LVR Landesmuseum: A current listing can be found here: times on website (English). Colmanstr. 14-16, (0228) 2070351

Cinemas offering English-language movies:

Want to see a movie in English?

Check out the GA “Kinofinder” (Film finder), just click on the OV Original Version films and you will find out when and where they are showing. http://www.general-anzeiger-bonn.de/freizeit/kino/kinofinder/

You can also check out the following theaters which normally offer at least a couple of movies in English.

Films labeled with OV (Orig. version) or Omu (Orig. version with German subtitles) are generally in English unless otherwise noted, i.e. (Russ) = Russian, (Frz) = French.

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