May holidays full of cinema, theater and more for the whole family at the Schuur

Spring is in full swing and the May holidays are just around the corner. Plus, on this vacation you don’t have to go far to end up in a completely different world. Come to the Schuur and you will live two weeks full of illusion, emotion and adventure. And of course there are also lots of laughs! Cinema, theater, workshops and more for the whole family. More information and ticket sales:

May vacation schedule


Sun 24 Apr – 3pm – Theater
Maas Theater and Dance

I’m Not Here for a Moment is about the pressure young people can feel to have to deliver, to be more beautiful and stronger and better than they feel. A colorful mix of theatre, dance and music from the makers of Love (Golden Cricket 2017) and Hallo family (Silver Cricket 2019).

Extra: Hide-and-seek theater workshop (after the performance, more information on the web)

Sun May 1 – 15.00 – Theater
Artemis Theater / Theatergroep Bambie

Three figures try to do everything backwards with their own inventions and buffoonish accidents. Very nice, but sometimes it’s also quite useful to stick to agreements…

Extra: Do you buy 4 cards or more? You will then receive a voucher for a free Anders t-shirt worth €17.50, to be collected from the actors after the performance.

Mon May 2 – 11.30 & 15.00 – theater
Maas Theater and Dance

Bully Bully is a double culture clash between two world leaders in no man’s land. What follows is an awkward encounter between two childish but powerful adults who slowly grow accustomed to each other. A West Side Story children’s musical about friendship and ‘the unknown’ with two players, lots of songs, fun discussions, clamor and a happy ending.

language no problem

Extra: Playing the boss workshop, 12:30 p.m., more information on the web)

Tuesday, May 3 – 3:00 p.m. – theater
Kwatta Theater Group

Ovid’s ancient Greece and new worlds come together in this hilarious and moving musical theater performance. With live music from the Camerata Trajectina, which allows old instruments like the lute, viola, gamba and harp to sound new.

Extra: Play the Game of Great Metamorphoses in the lobby with other children.

Friday, May 6 – 7:30 p.m. – theater
ROSE Stories / George and Eran Productions

Based on the bestselling book by Astrid Sy, this play is about what war does to you and is a thrilling musical quest for two unlikely friends into a forgotten past.

Sun 8 May – 15.00 – theater
HNT jong

Loek de Bakker, also a theater creator at Toneelschuur Productions, creates a moving musical performance, inspired by poems by Ted van Lieshout. A touching nod to anyone who sometimes feels different.

Extra: Listen to the songs from the performance on Spotify (Supernormal/Het Nationale Theatre)

Sun May 15, 3 p.m.
tea time company

Three performers use their bodies and juggling balls to challenge each other to break gravity, bend time, and achieve the impossible.
Newton, eat the heart!


This May holiday, youth cinema is dominated by Freedom Week. In this week, Schuur reflects on the great value of freedom, democracy and human rights with various activities for young and old.

Where is Anne Frank? 10+

In this animated film by Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, Kitty, Anne Frank’s imaginary friend to whom she wrote diary letters, mysteriously comes to life in the Secret Annex. Kitty wonders where Anne is, she takes the diary and investigates. Stunned, Kitty discovers that Anne is everywhere and nowhere.

cinekid extra

Cinekid is the annual youth film and multimedia festival during the fall holidays. From now on you no longer have to wait a year. From now on, De Schuur and Cinekid will present an extra edition every school vacation with films from the Cinekid Top 100 and workshops. Keep an eye on the website for additional movies and activities during the May break.

EXTRA FUN DURING THE WHOLE MAY HOLIDAYS – Come and craft, draw and color at our Christmas DIY table in the cafe. And satisfy your hunger with freshly baked cakes and pies, toasted sandwiches and tasty snacks from our range.

TIP: Easter Monday, April 18, 2turvenhoog, art festival for the little ones (0-6) at the Schuur and the Philharmonie.

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