Football matches, museums, and even live performances will be accessible again
From this weekend a number of trial events will take place in the North to test the possibilities of re-opening culture and sport to the public using quick testing.
Quick tests and prior sign-up
Those that wish to visit a museum, or attend a performance or sports event, must sign up with the insitution in question and then use the Dutch government’s new ‘Test for Access‘ website where they can then schedule a quick test. In order to gain access, people must present their test result (no more than 48 hours old).
The Aa Kerk in the city of Groningen can be visited on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with those interested being able to register via firstname.lastname@example.org The church currently hosts a Rolling Stones photo exhibition called “Gimme Shelter”, reports the GIC.
In the days and weeks that follow, De Oosterpoort, the Stadsschouwburg and MartiniPlaza will also open their doors to limited numbers of the public. The Stadsschouwburg will present a cabaret performnce, and in MartiniPlaza Pé and Rooie Rinus will play with the Noordpool Orchestra for 450 people.
The Groninger Museum will also open for a week, from April 19. Access is limited to people with a Museum Card and a negative test result.
Children can play in the Monkey Town arcade on April 17, and on the same day the the Fairplay Casino will also open.
4000 spectators will be allowed to watch the PSV-FC Groningen match on 24 April.
Leeuwarden too will have a number of events open to the (tested, pre-booked) public. The De Harmonie theatre will be able to receive 186 people for performances, whilst the music venue De Neushoorn will receive about 100 people on April 25, 26, and 27.
Meanwhile the Fries Museum will open for three days, with 250 people welcome. The Jopie Huismanmuseum in Workum will also open, whilst the Museumhuis Van Eysinga in Leeuwarden will open on 9, 10, and 11 April.
FC Heerenveen vs PEC Zwolle at the end of April will also take in fans, along with SC Cambuur vs De Graafschap, reports the Omrop Fryslân.