Community Events & Activities

European Union Baroque Orchestra Performs Bach and Händel, Thursday, March 23rd, 20:15, The Hague: This week the International Day of Early Music will be celebrated. Our organization contributes with the only concert in The Netherlands by the renowned European Union Baroque Orchestra, in which some of the best young musicians from all over Europe perform. On Thursday, March 23rd, they will play concertos and cantatas by Bach and Handel in The Hague’s Lutherse Kerk. We are looking forward to welcoming you and celebrate with us the joy of early music, that transpires from this joint venture between many European countries. 
Location: Lutherse Burgwal 7-9, The Hague
IamExpat Fair, Saturday, March 25th, 10:00 - 17:00, Amsterdam: Whether you’re a new arrival or a long-term resident in the Netherlands there’s a lot to explore and understand: from finding a house, a new job, or a great school for your kids, to choosing a trustworthy accountant, legal advisor or MBA program, and much more. That’s why we’re hosting the IamExpat Fair - Amsterdam, 2017, a truly international event designed to connect and support the expat community in the Netherlands. Visit for more information. Entrance is free but tickets are limited. Register now.
Location: Westergasfabriek, Pazzanistraat 37, Amsterdam

National Restaurant Week, Tuesday, March 28th until Saturday, April 14th: Among the wealth of participating establishments are Michelin-starred restaurants, lauded celebrity dining haunts and trendy eateries. The idea is simple: eat, drink and be merry at no added expense. It's a great opportunity to sample some of the finest dining establishments by trying discounted menus that won’t leave a nasty taste in your mouth. Snag a restaurant's signature dish and you may just leave feeling enlightened.
Reservations can be made in advance (note: book as quick as you can - this event sells out fast). Check the National Restaurant Week website for more information and reservations.
Taalcafé Varia (Language Café), Thursday, March 23 until Thursday, March 30th, from 14:00 - 16:00, weekly, Leiden: In the Language Cafe you meet other people with whom you practice speaking Dutch in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Just as in an ordinary cafe everyone is welcome. Pre-registration is not necessary. Participation in the Language Cafe is free. A voluntary contribution for the coffee and tea is welcome. More information? Send an e-mail to
Location: Nieuwstraat 4, Leiden
Ferris Wheel, Daily Until Sunday, April 9th, Rotterdam: The biggest ferris wheel of Europe is back in Rotterdam. Until Sunday, April 9th you can enjoy the view over Rotterdam skyline from 55 meters high wheel. You'll find this ferris wheel next to the market hall and Rotterdam Blaak station. Costs are 4 Euros for children from 3 to 14 years old and 6 Euros for adults. 

Bridges of Color - Universal American School (UAS), deadline by the end of March: This international school in Dubai has found a way to connect with schools in around the world through “Bridges of Color”. The aim of this project is to reach out to friends and loved ones across the globe to send us knitting and crochet made from 100% Acrylic wool (that can be used outdoors). Once they have received many pieces made by different hands in different corners of the world, they will connect them together and stretch them through spaces at the school as a symbol of the ties that a global community is capable of building despite the difference and the distances. This project is open to everyone. Students, parents, grandparents, teachers, friends and acquaintances. Whoever wants to knit or crochet or wants to learn these skills is invited. Click here to view the promotional video. They hope to receive the pieces by the end of March and put up the installations during the month of April. For more information, visit their website
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External Publications

ASH prides itself on its highly diverse international community, made up of students, parents, families, teachers and staff, therefore the publications we use reflect this international presence to showcase ASH across the globe.

A selection of printed and online publications that we advertise in include:
  • AmCham; American Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands
  • Angloinfo Netherlands
  • Diplomat Magazine
  • Gemeente Leiden
  • Holland Handbook
  • Holland Times
  • International Schools Services Newslinks
  • John Catt IB World Schools Yearbook
  • John Catt International Schools Guide
  • Re:Locate Magazine
  • Telegraph
  • The International Educator (TIE)
  • Xpat Journal
If you would like more information about ASH in the media, please contact

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    April is here this weekend. Time for flowers, greens and art. Lot's of activities are to be done, visit or seen during this time. And yes, the weather was beautiful, but don't be surprised, we've had snow in April as well, so don't put your wintercoat away yet.
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