Beware of the Scousers!
These week's events will knock you out! Be ready to have lots of fun!
Get ready to see some serious skating as Copenhagen’s own Kick Ass Cuties and Rollin’ Heartbreakers take on the notoriously fierce English Liverpool A and B teams in a double header this Saturday. The two-year-old Danish league has grown exponentially since their inception, and they have travelled all over Europe to showcase their skating and prove their chops. Ranked 16th in Europe, Copenhagen will be sure to put on a show for their home audience. And don’t miss the chance to join the after-party at 19:00 at Ideal Bar!
Brøndby Hallen, Brøndby Stadion 10; Sat at 13:45; tickets: adults 50kr or 60kr inc. after-party, children under 12 30kr, available at door; www.copenhagenrollerderby.com
Join this five-hour biking tour around the less-travelled parts of Copenhagen and see how the Danes truly live. During the day, you will be given a bike and helmet, tours of four different homes, and classic Danish dishes and drinks.
Dybbølsbro train station, Cph V; Dec 1 at 10:30; tickets: 250kr; 3114 1414 or www.facebook.com/homewalkingcph
African Xmas market
Come along to this African-inspired flea and Christmas market. Support a good cause by buying an Advent wreath, decorations and Christmas gifts. There will also be a raffle, fish pond and lottery. Gospel and folk choir ‘Adventure Choir’ will sing at the opening of the Christmas market.
Cross Church , Herlev Hovedgade 42, Herlev; Sat 10:00-15:00; Free Adm
Job & Activity Centre Christmas Market
There is ample opportunity to find unique Xmas gifts when the Job & Activity Centre opens the doors to its Christmas market. Here is the sale of beautiful handcrafted utility items made by the employees of JAC’s sheltered workshops
Jobs & Activity Centre, Sandtoften 3-7, Gentofte; Sat 10:30-16:00; Free Adm
Christmas market at the Embassy of Lolland-Falster
Get a taste of the countryside at the Saturday Christmas market at the Embassy of Lolland-Falster. Shop for specialities and delicacies produced by local potters, painters, jewellery artisans and farmers from the rural islands located at the bottom of Zealand.
Rosengården 7, Cph K; Sat 11:00; Free adm; www.embassylolland-falster.dk
Reopening of NASA nightclub
The name might be the same, but the crowd is another as NASA nightclub – previously known and notorious for its exclusive celebrity parties – is relaunching itself for all the average Joes. This Friday, the former jetsetter-disco with the spacey, futuristic décor is celebrating its reopening – and this time the bouncer won’t prevent you from participating just because you aren’t playing tennis with the crown prince on a regular basis.
Gothersgade 8F, Cph K; Fri 22:00-05:00; Adm from 100 kr; firstname.lastname@example.org.
You don’t have to search for native American street performers at Rådhuspladsen if you want to experience authentic native American culture in November-cold Denmark. ‘Powwow’ is the name of a special exhibition about native American dance festivals, and this weekend it is proudly hosting dance and flute-performances by the outstanding native American dancer Kevin Locke from the US.
Nationalmuseet, Ny Vestergade 10; Cph K; Sat & Sun 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00; free adm; www.natmus.dk
Swedish Xmas Bazaar
Ladies dressed up in Swedish folk costumes will warmly welcome you to this celebration of the 100th birthday of this market, which will offer you international food, organ and choir music, second-hand books, Christmas decorations and cards, Swedish crafts and home-made sweets.
Svenska Gustafskyrkan, Folke Bernadottes Allé 4, Cph Ø; Sun 12:30; free adm; www.svenskakyrkan.se