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Jon Wilkins

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.


Go West on Cultural Sunday

Cultural Sunday arrives again in Utrecht with a host of activities for all ages. Remember we mentioned this some weeks ago, so now having booked the day you need to get along and enjoy...


A Week of On This Day in Utrecht

If you are a fan of Dutch history then this was an interesting week for you. On 20 November in 1527 Wendelmoet “Weyntjen” Claesdochter, became the first Dutch woman to be burned as heretic,...


History making Music in Utrecht

History in Concert At Tivoli Vredenburg, tomorrow as part of History Month Canon van Nederland are presenting as special event, History in Concert. The dazzling line up will feature an eclectic mix of musicians...


Utrecht history brought to Life

The Nederlands Volksbuurtmuseum celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. It was in 1974, that the residents of District C first established the District C Committee, to maintain and restore their neighbourhood. To support this...


Roman bridge discovered in Utrecht

Whilst continuing Utrechts massive building programme, yet another bridge from Roman times has been discovered, this time in the Leidsche Rijn residential area. It may have been built somewhere around the years 100 and...

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Oud-Utrecht celebration comes to city

The Utrecht historical association, Oud-Utrecht has been in existence for 95 years and they are celebrating this occasion throughout the year. The highlight of their celebrations will be on 13 October with the very...


Open Monument Day in Utrecht

On Saturday 8 September, more than 70 monuments in Utrecht will be open to the public. The themes of Utrecht in Europe, and Europe in Utrecht will be key as we will be able...

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Promotion campaign for medieval Utrecht

Utrecht has to present itself as more of a medieval city. So say multiple museums and tourist organisations. That’s why they presented an action plan on friday. In medieval times Utrecht was a bigger...