© Unsplash/Cedric Letsch
Welcome to the weekend! Look for vegan treats, see old Luxembourg posters, get laughing with The Garage Gang or grab tickets to a circus.
1. Get tickets to Cirque Du Lux
What: For all families
Where: Glacis - Google Maps
When: Between now and 8 January - tickets & showtimes here
The annual circus show on the Glacis is back for a run of shows throughout Christmas and early January. See acrobats in action on both the stage and in the air, watch their incredible costumes and skill and be charmed by the state lighting and sound effects. This year's programme is titled UKRAINE UNITED, with the circus tent lit up in blue and yellow.
© Facebook / Cirque du Lux
2. Just improvise with The Garage Gang
What: English comedy
Where: Theatre Le Dix 595L, rue de Neudorf L-2220 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 17 December at 7pm - info & tickets
After several sold out shows this year The Garage Gang are back with a special festive improv show to round off 2022! Armed only with their own charm, this gang of five improvisers will create stories while competing in absurd challenges all the while making it all up on the spot. There's plenty of laughs guaranteed, because as is the case with improvisation shows, things can always go both ways...
This show will be holiday themed, so the group (made up of Claudia Macedonio, Dan Belkin, Dani Sierra, Melissa Dalton and Marc Pinto) will accept all sorts of Christmas/Hanukkah suggestions and create hilarious stories on the spot in front of your eyes. The evening is in English and there is a bar too. Booking in advance is recommended.
3. Hear Disney Fantasia live in concert
What: Disney classic with orchestra
Where: Philharmonie, 1 Pl. de l'Europe, 1499 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Friday, 16 December at 8pm - info & tickets
Released in 1940, what had begun as a vehicle to enhance Mickey Mouse's career blossomed into a full-blown feature that remains unique in the history of animation: Fantasia. Together with Ernst van Tiel, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra brings the film's soundtrack to life. The full film will be shown on 16 December, with a family-friendly short version screened in the afternoon of 17 December.
© Disney Concerts
4. Shop treats at vegan Christmas market
What: Specialised in plant-based products
Where: Tramsschapp, 49, rue Ermesinde L-1469 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 17 December between 11am-9pm - info here
Looking for some delicious vegan treats or gifts for under the Christmas tree? The Vegan Society Luxembourg is pleased to invite you to its 7th vegan Christmas market with over 30 stands. Not only will there be plenty to snack, but expect a joyful atmosphere with music and children's animations - Santa will also be present between 2-4pm!
© Vegan Society Luxembourg
5. See poster exhibition
What: Intriguing national history
Where: Luxembourg City Museum, 14 Rue du St Esprit, 1475 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Running until 14 January 2024 - more info here
Posters bear witness to social changes, prevailing tastes and mentalities. Despite digital mass media, the poster remains part of the public space and our collective visual memory. This exhibition provides an insight into the Luxembourg City Museum’s poster collection, comprising around 2,500 pieces from the fields of politics, administration, culture or advertising. At the same time, it illustrates the development of Luxembourg and international graphic design during the 20th century. For example, check out this poster below from the City Tourism Office by Gleis.
© Luxembourg City Museum
6. Watch Avatar: The Way of Water
What: Waiting since 2009!
Where: Kinepolis, 45 Av. John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Various times - check schedule here
James Cameron is back with his epic science fiction sequel. In The Way of Water, Jake Sully and Ney'tiri have formed a family and are doing everything to stay together. However, they must leave their home and explore the regions of Pandora. When an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake must fight a difficult war against the humans.
7. Get funky at 11am on Sunday
What: Throwback to the 80s
Where: Neimenster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg- Google Maps
When: Sunday, 18 December at 11am - info & tickets
Every Sunday, Neimenster hosts a lovely apero jazz concert, which really is an excellent way to kick off part two to your weekend. For the last time this season, the Funkyfying Project takes you back to the 80s with a smashing set of Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power and Earth, Wind & Fire. Get funky, the hour don't matter!
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