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Dickens Festival in Deventer

Hosted by the Consul of the The Hague Weekend Excursions Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 17 Dec 09:00 - 18:30

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This time something special. We go to Deventer by train, please buy your ticket individually. We meet at Starbucks café at central station and go by train. Is almost 2 hours trip
Entrance to festival is free but we have to wait about 1 hour to enter so I want to leave quite early.
To come back I plan to take a train 16.33 but there is a train every 15 minutes so you can leave earlier or later if you decide.

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The 19th century of Charles Dickens relives in the picturesque Bergkwartier in Deventer on the 16th and 17th of December. More than Protected content from the famous books of Dickens will revive. Oliver Twist, Scrooge, Marley and Mr. Pickwick, they are all there. Vagabonds are begging, thieves are stealing. You smell the punch, puffed potatoes and roasted chestnuts. Wealthy ladies and gentlemen with top hats parade in the streets. Christmas Carol Singers go from door to door. The scenery of the festival consists of historical buildings and houses, Christmas trees and thousands of little lights. Not only in the street, but also behind the windows, in the houses and in the little shops and galleries the romantic time of Dickens will revive.
All the shops in de city are open on this Saturday and Sunday. Furthermore there will be a market on the main square with Protected content on the Sunday and a regular market on the Saturday.
The Christmas ambience continues in the churches in the city centre with a cultural program on Sunday 17th. Different choirs, orchestra and vocal ensembles from Deventer will bring Christmas music.
The Dickens Festival is held every year. More than 135.000 persons visit this event. Please note that there is a queue of +/ Protected content for the entrance of the Dickens Festival.