Crafty kids and flea market finds
Enjoy classical music in the park, browse a cosy private flea market, and let the kids find their inner Picasso this week.
Art Workshop at the National Gallery
Drawing, painting and sculpting is not limited to only the famous artists whose work is on display at the National Gallery of Denmark. Children will be able to get creative and use the available paper, paint, pencils, cloth, clay, glue guns and more tools to make art in the various workshops. There will be teaching artists ready to assist and lead children in all steps of their own artistic processes.
National Gallery of Denmark, Sølvgade 48, Cph K; starts Tue, ends Jul 28, open daily 10:30-16:30; tickets 45kr per child; www.smk.dk
Decked out in red uniforms, the nine- to 16-year-old students from the Tivoli Gardens music school will play their instruments and march in the park this summer. The parade will take a course through out the gardens – perfect for those who would rather avoid the roller coaster or the 80m high Sky Flyer carousel.
Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; ends Sep 21, every Wed & Sat 16:00 & 18:00; price included with entrance to Tivoli, www.tivoli.dk
Danish music critics award prizes to two young musicians or groups each year who have distinguished themselves on the national scene. Experience this year’s choices, bass baritone Jacob Bloch Jespersen and the Nightingale String Quartet, as they perform alongside the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra.
Tivoli Concert Hall, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; Thu 19:30; tickets: 50kr plus admission to Tivoli; www.tivoli.dk
Ehlin’s Flea Market
Visit this cosy private flea market in the garden of CJ Brandts Vej 7 this weekend, where you can find everything from clothing and shoes to bags and baskets. All proceeds benefit the Colitis Crohn’s Association. Cancelled in the case of rain or strong winds.
CJ Brandts Vej 7, Cph NV; Fri-Sun 12:00-16:00; free adm
Østerbro Summer Flea
Celebrate the warm weather at Østerbro’s lively summer flea market this weekend, where dozens of private stallholders and fabulous finds await you. Conveniently located right near Svanemøllen station, the market is easy to reach and held in rain or shine. There is also a cafeteria and hot dog stand, as well as toilet facilities nearby.
Østerbrogade 240, Cph Ø; Sun 09:00-16:00; free adm
Aladdin: the Musical
Join Aladdin and princess Jasmine as their magical story is played out on stage at the Opera House in Copenhagen. Disney’s classic movie Aladdin will be performed as a musical in Danish and is sure to attract young lovers of both Disney and of this particular film. Sit back and relax as the title character sings, dances and charms his way into his love interest’s heart and yours.
Operaen, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; starts Fri, ends Aug 20; performances Sat & Sun 15:00 & 19:00, Tue-Fri 19:00; 165 mins with intermission; tickets: 107-515kr, www.billetnet.dk