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Alkmaar Cafe in Bath

Alkmaar Cafe 4 Grove Street, Bath, County (Optional), United Kingdom

Dear Friends and Supporters of Bath-Alkmaar Twinning, Our monthly informal meet-up will be held at The Pulteney Arms https://www.thepulteneyarms.co.uk in Daniel Street, Bath, a stone’s throw from the Holburne Museum, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. We will be meeting there, in the upstairs room, on Wednesday August 2nd, and Wednesday September 6th at the same times. Do […]

Sounding of the Gong Ceremony

Guildhall High Street, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Our annual ceremonial sounding of the Alkmaar Gong, by kind invitation of the Mayor of Bath, followed by a BATA reception in the Mayor's Parlour. Space is limited, so please RSVP to me at this address if you would like to bag a place.  Formal invitations will be issued shortly. https://bath-alkmaar.org.uk/video/Gong2022.mp4

Alkmaar Cafe

We will be meeting at The Pulteney Arms (upstairs) for a normal Alkmaar Cafe get together on Wednesday, September 6th, 6.30-8.30pm.

Special Alkmaar Cafe

A very special Alkmaar Cafe, as we mark 450 years since the successful defeat of the seige of our sister city by the forces of Phillip II of Spain, a turning point in the battle for statehood by the Netherlands.  We are planning a traditional Alkmaar supper of smoked sausage (pork and vegetarian versions) and […]

Alkmaar Cafe

Dear Members and friends of our Bath-Alkmaar link, A short note to remind you that tomorrow is the first Wednesday of the month, and we will be holding our usual monthly informal gathering - our 'Alkmaar Cafe - once again upstairs at the historic The Pulteney Arms pub in Daniel Street, near the Holburne Museum […]

Christmas Market

After a successful first year last year, we have also reserved a stall for BATA at The Christmas Market in Bath on 2nd, 3rd and 4th December.  2/3/4/ December Our stall will include a range of traditional Dutch Christmas foods, and several products from Alkmaar itself, including beer, liquorice and - we hope - some […]

December Alkmaar Cafe at the ice Rink

Bath IceRink Royal Victoria Park, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

We are holding our December Alkmaar Cafe at the ice Rink on Victoria Park on December 6th. Skating for those who want to from 6.00pm to 7.00pm (people will need to book this themselves) then a warming drink (and food available) from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Alkmaar Cafe and a toast to the New Year

The White Hart Widcombe Hill, Widcombe, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Our January Alkmaar Cafe informal meet-up will be on Wednesday 10th January, the second Wednesday in the month, and at a new venue for us - the upstairs room of The White Hart in Widcombe. We shall be enjoying some traditional Dutch New Year treats, and celebrating a busy and successful 2023, and an exciting […]

Alkmaar Café 7th of February

The White Hart Widcombe Hill, Widcombe, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Wednesday, 7th February: Alkmaar Cafe, upstairs at The White Hart, Widcombe: 6.30pm-8.30pm: our next monthly informal get-together, a chance to catch up on and share news and ideas and, for anyone who speaks or is learning Dutch, to brush up on your pronunciation.

Documentary – Occupied City – at the Little Theatre

Sunday, 25th February: "Occupied City" screening, Little Theatre cinema, St Michael's Close: 2.00pm-6.30pm, including interval with complimentary light refreshments. This major documentary film, a reflection on modern Amsterdam and its history under Nazi occupation is winning 5* reviews. The Guardian review can be found here. Tickets are available from the cinema here. Note there are […]

Alkmaar Cafe

The White Hart Widcombe Hill, Widcombe, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Alkmaar Cafe, upstairs at The White Hart, Widcombe: 6.30pm-8.30pm: our next monthly informal get-together, a chance to catch up on and share news and ideas and, for anyone who speaks or is learning Dutch, to brush up on your pronunciation.

No April Alkmaar Cafe

NO APRIL CAFE! Due to many of our usual attendees being away during school holidays and the Easter break, we have decided to cancel our Alkmaar Cafe gathering in early April. We will be resuming on Wednesday, May 1st, for a special King's Day/Koningsdag and May Day celebration - watch the event calander for more […]