Grab a pair of headphones and listen to sounds and stories.

De Relaxerette created by artist Arjan Kruidhof is a revolving installation that conveys you to another perspective. Lying in a hammock, you’re gazing at the sky. You don headphones and close your eyes. You hear stories and sounds that set your thoughts on hold for a moment. You can choose between the riveting rush of words from Marc van der Holst, the melancholy of Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, or one of the other stories written by Jamila Faber, Heksenhamer and Pieter van der Sman. Jolle Roelofs created a soundscape especially for De Relaxerette, which will allow you to escape this overflowing world for a while. During Explore the North, De Relaxerette can be found in front of the railway station!

Opening hours:

Thursday 3–9 PM

Friday and Saturday 1–9 PM

This event is free of charge.

Explore productions

Explore the North is much more than simply the festival in November. Since this year Explore is also a budding interdisciplinary production house for literature, language and multilingualism. We are not in this alone, but are working together with many local, national and international artists and partners. We develop various activities throughout the year, with the festival in November as peak moment.