Late-April Events: Food for all-comers

Coop Food Days
April 23-24; Bella Center, Center Boulevard 5, Cph S; adults: 100kr, under-14s: 60kr, half price for Coop members;

Food, glorious food! Coop Food Days is serving up a weekend of culinary delights.

Celebrity cooks include Mette Blomsterberg, queen of the Dessert, and the legendary Chili Klaus talking fondly about his affinity for the hot stuff.

For those wanting to satisfy their taste buds, there are plenty of hands-on workshops for an extra price: learn how to stuff your own sausages or let kids create their own pizza or make fun figures from fruit and vegetables.

If you only want to fill your bellies, there are plenty of stands selling all kinds of food. (PS)

Back to the 1800s in Helsingør
April 22-23, 12:00-16:00; Strandgade 91, Helsingør;

Take the train to Helsingør and go back to the 1800s. The finely-preserved house in Strandgade comes alive alive oh with the vegetable lady selling her wares and the ancient mariner telling tall tales of the seven seas. (PS)

Flea Market – Islands Brygge
April 24, 10:00-17:00; Kulturhuset Islands Brygge, Islands Brygge 18, Cph S;

The popular Islands Brygge market will be packed with people having a spring clean-out of their stuff. Only 150kr per stall if you fancy your hand at selling. (PS)

48-Hour Festival
April 29-May 1; various locations in Cph N; free adm;

Experience 48 hours of non-stop creativity. The old working-class area of Nørrebro becomes a hotbed of activity with more than 50 happenings such as concerts, art and much much more. (PS)

Friday Night Skate
April 29, 20:00; various locations; free adm;

It’s time to dust off your rollerblades. Friday Night Skate is back after a long winter break and you can set the wheels in motion in the company of 500 like-minded skaters whizzing around the streets of Copenhagen. Find the route online. (PS)

Swingfest at Cirkelbroen
April 29, 17:00-20:00; Cirkelbroen, Christianshavn; free adm

Put on your dancing shoes for a swing party at an impromptu dancefloor on the cobblestones down by the Cirkelbroen. Live music will get your toes tapping and release your inner jitterbugger and Lindy hopper. (PS)

Don Quixote
April 30-May 25; Gamle Scene, Kongens Nytorv 9, Cph K; 75-595kr,; 150 mins

Based on Cervantes’ masterpiece, Don Quixote’s entertaining Spanish themes are brought to life on a ballet stage by choreographer Nikolaj Hübbe set to Ludwig Minkus’s thrilling music. (AP)

Fairytale and Reality
April 30-May 29, 10:00-18:00; Rundetaarn, Købmagergade 52A, Cph K; 25kr;

To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Svend Otto S (1916-2016), this exhibition will be popular with those who enjoyed his illustrations of The Ugly Duckling, The Little Matchgirl and The Fir-Tree. (DD)

Gunleif Grube
April TBA, 13:00-17:30; Oxholm Gallery, Ravnsborggade 5 & 6, Cph N; open by appointment;

The 69-year-old Gunleif Grube critically acclaimed expressionist artist, author and music composer with exhibitions all over Europe. This is his first solo exhibition in Denmark. (DD)

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