L’amour of the senses

Calling all Francophiles, book lovers and furniture seekers alike for this week's events!


French Affair
Docken, Færgehavnsvej 35, Cph Ø, starts Thu (Oct 31), ends Sun Nov 3, open Thu 14:00-20:00, Fri & Sat 11:00-20:00, Sun 11:00-17:00; tickets: one-day pass 150kr, four-day pass 250kr, under 16s: free adm; www.franskaffaere.dk
Make your way to Østerbro’s Docken next week for a four-day festival celebrating the cuisine and culture from the world’s leading tourist destination: France. Fill your bellies with cake, croissants, baguettes and wine, stock up on high-end home and kitchen wares, or catch one of eight French films showing at the festival’s onsite cinema. If you can tear yourself away from the treats, enter to win prizes ranging from pastries for ten to airline tickets to France.


Giant Book Fair
Helligåndshuset/Strøget, Cph K; ends Sun, open Fri & Sat 09:00-18:00, Sun 12:00-18:00
A massive sale of quality antiquarian books as well as a wide range of LP records, with new items arriving every day.


Brocante Furniture Flea
Bogholder Allè 42,  Vanløse; open Fri 13:00-18:00 & Sat 10:00-16:00; www.tidensting.dk
A wide range of vintage furniture, sourced in France and Denmark.


Border-crossing Words
The Black Diamond, Dronningesalen, Søren Kierkegaards Plads, 1, Cph K; Mon 20:00; tickets: 110kr, students, 60kr; www.kb.dk
The International Authors’ Stage brings together four leading Palestinian authors as well as Danish authors for a discussion about international author-identity.


Mozart’s Requiem and Strauss Oboe concert
Helligaandskirken, Strøget, Cph K; Sun 3 Nov, 20:00-22:00; tickets: 150kr, concessions: 100kr; www.helligaandskirken.dk
Oboe soloist Sanne Damore performs Strauss’s famous concert.


The Diamond Strings
The Black Diamond, Dronningesalen, Søren Kierkegaards Plads, 1, Cph K; Tue 5 Nov, 20:00; tickets: 160kr, students: 90kr; www.kb.dk
A string quintet from the Diamond Ensemble presents Grieg’s Holberg Suite, followed by music by Hindermith and Dvorák.


CPH Cantata Choir and Orchestra perform Brahm’s Requiem
Nørregade 8, Cph K; Wed 20:00; tickets: 190kr; www.domkirken.dk
The Copenhagen Choir perform Brahm’s Romantic masterpiece, with soloists Sine Bundgaard (soprano) and Daniel Hallstrom (baritone).