The Zuidpark in Antwerp‘s South area is not ready. But phases 2 and 3 are ongoing.
ANTWERP | Loodswezensite gets temporary green area
On Monday 17 October, work started on a temporary ‘greening’ of part of the southern part of the Loodswezensite on the Antwerp Scheldt Quays. The works will be completed by the end of this year and the city will have a pleasant place to relax by the water. In the spring of 2024, the definitive…
ANTWERP | ‘De Grote Schijn’ light show at Rivierenhof from 27 October to 20 November 2022
From Thursday 27 October to Sunday 20 November, the Rivierenhof in the Antwerp district of Deurne hosts ‘De Grote Schijn‘, a light show. It’s a play on words as ‘schijn‘ can mean ‘shine’ but Schijn is also the name of the small river.
ANTWERP | Preliminary design for revamped Stadspark approved
In the coming years, the District of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp will upgrade the Stadspark or City Park back to its original landscape style, taking into account contemporary needs. They now approved the preliminary design, which was drawn up after consultation with experts and local residents.
Antwerp lists Wolvenberg-Brilschans in Berchem now as nature reserve
The City of Antwerp has added the Wolvenberg-Brilschans nature reserve in the district of Berchem to the list of urban nature reserves. That list now includes six nature reserves, together accounting for more than 360 hectares of protected nature on urban territory.
ANTWERP | Construction of Park Groot Schijn enters final phase
The City of Antwerp gave the go-ahead today for the next and final phase in the construction of Park Groot Schijn. In this phase, the construction of the last trails and surrounding nature is planned in the northern part of the park.
ANTWERP | Zuidpark to be completed by 2024
The construction works of the second part of the Zuidpark (South Park) in Antwerp on the Gedempte Zuiderdokken are in full swing. The works for the third and final part of the park will also start on 3 October. The entire seven-hectare park, a new green meeting place for the district, will be ready by…
Antwerp’s Middelheim Museum rearranges sculpture park by the end of 2023
At the end of 2023, the Middelheim Museum in Antwerp will look completely different. Many sculptures are given a new, well-considered place in the sculpture park, with better descriptions and signage. In the renewed presentation, extra attention is paid to the landscape elements and the special heritage value of the Middelheim site.
ANTWERP PRIDE 2022 | Opening concert night at OLT Rivierenhof
It’s that time of the year again: Antwerp Pride and Antwerp Queer Arts Festival. Pride focuses on the second weekend of August: from Wednesday 10 to Sunday 14. AQAF runs from 5 to 28 August. In 2022, Antwerp Pride turns 15 and looks 15 years into the future under the banner of ‘Queertopia‘. AQAF hasn’t…
ANTWERP | Part of Scheldepark / Schipperspark / Zuidpark at Gedempte Zuiderdokken now open
On Friday 20 May 2022, a part of the new park at the Gedempte Zuiderdokken (Filled Up Southern Docks) in the Zuid or South area of Antwerp opened to the public. The (future) park is looking for a more catchy name and you can have some input in that process.