In Events you can catch up on our new and upcoming openings, essential exhibitions and happenings, as well as click on to a selection of affiliated cultural organisations. We show high and low art, design, catwalk appearances, performances, collections, textiles, jewellery, bonsai, pretasters and stunts.

Welcome to the Cultural Embassy!

Freedom Meal


Monday 5 May, 12.30 - 14.00 hrs
Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free admission, rsvp necessary by email to cultureleambassade [at] lloydhotel [dot] com (subject: aanmelding%20Vrijheidsmaaltijd) (Cultural Embassy)

You are kindly invited to celebrate our Freedom and to remind ourselves how precious it is. At lunch you will hear the story of Lloyd Hotel prior to, during and shortly after the occupation during WOII.

The Freedom Meal is an initiative of the 4 and 5 May Committee.

Roommaids of the Lloyd


Thursday 24 April, 20.30 - 21.30 hrs
Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free admission, English spoken

An hour of talks and music, with interviews, art and culture. Host is Karin GIphart, with interviews by Bas Sligting and Tamar Tieleman.
This evening's guests are Saskia Noordhuis, initiator of Noordjes Kinderkunst, Roebyem Anders, director Zonline, participants of the Curatorial Program of  De Appel Arts Centre about the new exhibition  'Father can't you see I'm burning?', and young creatives of Critical Art Studio Tokio about their project City Tales.

M-Bizz#2: jouw muziek in de media


Thursday 17 April, 14.30 - 17.00 hrs
Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: €30 ex VAT, €5 member reduction
Submissions via this link

Dutch spoken

M-Bizz: workshops for professionals in music

M-Bizz # 2: your music in the media

A workshop series with different themes. In a small group of musicians or managers you are given useful information, and talk about your own music in the second part of the workshop. The session ends with a drink in the bar. This second edition of M-Bizz is about how to take care your music gets media attention.


Alternative G8 of Philosophy


Thursday 17 April, 20.30 hrs
RedBar, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free admission, rsvp to thecultureleambassade [at] lloydhotel [dot] com (subject: Alternative%20G7%20of%20Philosophy) ( Cultural Embassy )

Eight young philosophers with innovative perspectives on big social and ethical issues have been invited to use their thinking power. At the Alternative G7 of Philosophy the world is taken as case study. The Netherlands can learn from issues that play on a worldwide scale and about which thoughts have been formulated on a global level.
With Annewieke Vroom, Babah Tarawally, Andrea Speijer, Christian Greer, Bruno Jakic, Janina Marguc, Setti Wessels and Haroon Sheikh.

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