Category: Society


Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.


Awesome Utrecht Pitch Night

Its Awesome in Utrecht once again as they hold their first Pitch Night of 2019. On Tuesday 12 February Awesome Utrecht were guests at LE: EN for the very first Pitch Night of 2019. And...


Utrecht, a Startling Scene

I found another excellent article about Utrecht on the web from Giulia who obviously loves her work and loved her visit from Italy to Utrecht. Giulia Blocal is a Travel & Street Art blogger as...


Utrecht Cathedral For Sale

Some sad news appeared in the Catholic News Agency with reports that St. Catherine’s Cathedral in Utrecht is expected to be closed and sold due to the decrease in attendance, and because the building has...


Its NIX to under age drinking in Utrecht

The municipality of Utrecht is to begin a programme of checking that home deliverers do not deliver alcohol to minors. The municipality is the first to investigate the success of the NIX18 campaign for...


Dick Bruna is Utrecht

February 16 means it is just two years since the death of the genius that was Dick Bruna and we have to celebrate his life and work.   Wikipedia tells us that Bruna started...


Write for Utrecht Central

Love writing? Love Utrecht? Love writing about Utrecht? Why not write for Utrecht Central? If interested, email me at Always happy to receive articles, photographs, ideas about Utrecht!


Love is in the Utrecht Air

February 14. Valentines Day. For lovers everywhere. Even in Utrecht! According to the MyHeritage Blog, the Dutch were not that romantic and the Netherlands started the tradition of sending Valentine’s cards very late, about...


Utrecht, the best of The Netherlands

As ever it is always fascinating to see how others view Utrecht, this time I came upon the Sortir Grand Paris page from Telerama in France. They have a unique view and headline their...


Creative writing course in Utrecht

Living in or near to Overvecht? Do you like writing and do you want to develop it in a  friendly unpressuredway? Then join the creative writing course at Stadstuin Klopvaart with Suzanne van Leendert....


Babah Tarawally in Utrecht

Just a reminder that Babah Tarawally will be examining how you can escape black-and-white thinking during a discussion atTaal Doet Meer College Babah Tarawally will be the central guest speaker at Taal Doet Meer...