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Medieval market on the Bergheim Castle GeretzhovenExperience living past on the water castle Geretzhoven with knights, culinary delights, fakir show and a lot more. Medieval market with handicraft, jugglers and
Castle Concerts BrühlAll-season, in the ambience of the gorgeous UNESCO world heritage castle, or listening in the blooming castle garden to classical sounds, can be best done at the castle concerts on the castle
Pottery market in the city centre of FrechenInternational workshops and artists offer a diverse range of pottery and present their expert
Gymnichian Ride“Ascension Day“ has been the most important celebration in Gymnich for nearly 800 years, because on this day the „Gymnichian Ride“, a pilgrim and horseman procession, takes
Ricarda-market in Bedburg Alt-KasterAt the annual Artisans‘ Market in the historic centre, only homemade items are
ArtDaysThe ArtDays Rhine-Erft transform the Brauweiler abbey in Pulheim every year again into a huge gallery. About 45 artists present for one weekend with at least 7,000 visitors their contemporary
Classic Nights Brauweiler abbeyIn the beautiful atmosphere of the Marienhof in the Brauweiler abbey, excellent concerts are offered every year in the framework of the classic
St. Nicholas market in Bedburg Alt-Kaster This very different Christmas market in historic courts and houses of the residents takes place every year on the first weekend in
Colognes Christmas MarketsThe numerous Christmas markets will again provide festive atmosphere in the city centre of Cologne. Châteaus and castles in the Rhine-Erft district provide a historic setting for nostalgic castle Christmas markets. On the Château Loersfeld, the Commander Castle or Château Paffendorf, the most famous medieval Christmas markets take place every

Theatre at the Cologne Chamber Opera

The Cologne Chamber Opera offers its visitors a series of diverse musicals, operas, operettas and children’s operas. The Chamber Opera is among the best in terms of the theatrical scene in North Rhine-Westphalia, with a total of 25,000 visitors per season. The chamber Opera will be celebrating its 20-year anniversary in the 2016/17 season. This will be duly celebrated with the premiere of the musical “Les Misérables” as a new composition by Esther Hilsberg in collaboration with the Deutsche Musical Company.

Kammeroper Köln- Musiktheater e.V.
Rommerskirchener Str.21
50259 Pulheim
Tel: 02238 95 603 10
Email: buero[at]

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