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Come to the Summer Sundays in Leegkerk

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The church in Leegkerk
Leegeweg 38
9746 TC Groningen


Open Mic on Summer Sundays

This summer the medieval church in Leegkerk will again be open to the public every Sunday afternoon during the months of June, July and August, starting Sunday 4 June, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. On these summer Sundays  everyone is welcome to come in and have a look around in the church. And of course you can also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a piece of pie there. On these summer Sunday afternoons the church is staffed by volunteers, most of whom live nearby in Leegkerk.
The church is open on the following days from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.:
4, 11, 18 and 25 June
2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 July
6, 13, 20 and 27 August

On several summer Sundays there are cultural activities in the church. 

Sunday 11 June: concert by Martijn van der Zande
2.30 – 3 p.m. and 3.30 – 4 p.m.
Sing along with Martijn van der Zande to his songs about love and loneliness, time going by, intimate moments and brief encounters.

Sunday 18 June: concert by De Zingerij choir
2.30 – 3 p.m. and 3.30 – 4 p.m.
The Zingerij choir has twenty enthusiastic members and is conducted by Martijn Jager. The choir’s repertoire is mainly (light) classical.

Sunday 25 June: AbFab Pop Choir (Absolutely Fabulous)
2 p.m.  and 3.30 p.m.
AbFab is a quirky neighbourhood choir from the northeast side of town with a diverse repertoire spanning popular hits from the sixties till now.

Sunday 2 July: Ema van Gessele (flute)
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
On this musical afternoon Ema van Gessele’s flute students will give a recital. The students are between seven and seventeen years of age. Some will perform solo, others as a duo or trio.

Sunday 9 July: Mirjam Venekamp (piano)
2.30 p.m.
Piano students of Mirjam Venekamp/MirjamMuziek will perform their favourite pieces at this summer concert in Leegkerk.

Sunday 16 July: exhibition Barbara Groenwold and Faisel Saro
Using one of her own works as an example Barbara Groenwold will demonstrate what it takes to create a silkscreen. Faisel Saro makes psycho-geographical artworks that make the viewer aware of the chaotic times in which we live.

Sunday 27 August: De Nootjestrommel: fun with music for children aged 0 – 4
3 p.m. – 3.45 p.m.
Making music together in a group with other children and parents is fun as well as beneficial for a child’s development.

Sign up for the Open Mic
Want to show off your talents at the church in Leegkerk on a Summer Sunday? Sign up by sending an e-mail to openpodiumleegkerk@blgroningen.nl  

The church in Leegkerk
The medieval church in Leegkerk is located in picturesque surroundings on the outskirts of Groningen.  It was completely refurbished in 2013 by AWG Architects of Antwerp who fitted it with a unique golden cube shaped structure that houses various modern facilities. The church is rented out for all kinds of events such as concerts, lectures, weddings and workshops.

Admission: voluntary donation 

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