If you like live music there are a few choices this evening -you might want to start your weekend listening to Kollectiv playing jazz at Cafe Kiebooms on Conninckplein at 9pm; or singer Kuba Kesy at The Irish Times bar on Groote Markt at 10pm. Described as ‘melancholy folk pop’, Second Son Sam will be playing Bar Lucy also at 9pm.
For something a bit darker and edgier, try The Land of the Creeps at De Kleine Hedonist
And if you are starting out immediately after work, head to Plein Publiek from 5pm
More conventional sales continue in the shopping area, with the second round of reductions in the big stores on Meir and in Grand Bazar …
Art lovers will want to head to Antwerp’s gallery of modern art (MuHKA) for Art’s Birthday. There will be a selection of events and activities from 2 until 6pm.
Crochet lovers may want to attend this workshop at Madam Woll (knitting café) on Sunday morning for 8 euros. Register by email beforehand.
Also for families with kids, here’s a heads-up for next weekend: order your tickets now for BATS panto (in English) next weekend. It’s Little Red Riding Hood this year! You can order online from the Arendberg Theatre.
And a last reminder that the (renovated) cathedral is now free for Antwerp city dwellers …
Have a lovely weekend – the weather is not likely to be glorious, with some showers on Saturday, but Sunday predicted to be dry.