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If I Were A Tourist in My City

I found a fascinating insight into the world of Utrecht on the web site Townske.com. There was an article entitled “If I Were A...

Welcome to the Vrouwenbibliotheek in Utrecht

Our chief author Jon Wilkins took pleasure in getting an interview from Marjolein Datema of the Vrouwenbibliotheek (Women's Library) in Utrecht last week. His essay...

The Utrecht book festival gets even bigger!

The Utrecht book festival will now last for two full weeks An interesting outlook from the organiser has seen the expansion of the Festival. People...

First ever annual book market in Utrecht.

Fantastic news for lovers of books in the city as Utrecht gets its first ever annual book market, De Utrechtse Boekenmarkt, which will be...

Harbers rumoured to be in hiding over threats

According to reports, State Secretary of Justice and Security, Mark Harbers received such serious threats regarding the deportation of the two Armenian children, Lili...

Netherlands advised to seek allies in south Europe after Brexit

In further depressing news for the English speaking Remainers in The Netherlands, it has been reported that the advisory council on international affairs, the...

Lili and Howick: The asylum children can stay

After months of arguing, the Armenian children Lili and Howick have been allowed to stay in the Netherlands. The teenagers, aged 12 and 13,...

Utrechts Wesley Sneijder bids farewell to the National Team

Wesley Sneijder has said goodbye to the Dutch  team after his final game in the orange shirt. He ended on the winning side as...

Interview with Franka Hummels

It is exciting to introduce local writer Franka Hummels, to you. After living and working in London, Minsk, India and Germany, she is back in...

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...

Utrecht fights low literacy and computer knowledge

We have already written about the work the library is doing in this area, but during this Week of Literacy, various other activities are...

‘Utrecht Vervoert’ Exhibition in Stadskantoor

As a city, Utrecht pays a lot of attention to the quality of life of its inhabitants. The Municipality has a focus on how...

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception