Welcome to the weekend! Chat to astronauts, buy books for charity, see famous DJs in Esch, swap/purchase organic plants or attend the Aralunaires festival.

1. Visit Summer Space Festival

What: Epic space stuff!
Neimenster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May between 8.30am - 10pm - more info here

Have you ever wanted to be an astronaut or are just curious about space? What better way to learn all about this topic by meeting real-life astronauts, taking part in space-related activities and games and getting in touch with space-related companies and agencies? They are also screening Interstellar by Christopher Nolan. Head down to the Summer Space Festival at Neimenster on Saturday - free access to all!


© Neimenster

2. Support charities at Spring Book Sale

What: The Book Stand
Am Duerf, 1 Rue Henri Lamormesnil, 1915 Weimerskirch - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May and Sunday, 7 May between 10am-5pm (4pm on Sunday) - more info here

The Book Stand of the Bazar International de Luxembourg is hosting a charity sale this weekend at the cultural centre of Weimerskirch. A wide range of second-hand books are available at unbeatable prices, and all proceeds go to charities supported by the Bazar. Come along and find your new favourite read.


Just a stock photo...the stand will be much more organised! / © Unsplash

3. See global DJs at LOA Festival

What: Two-day party
Place de l'académie, Esch Belval - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May as of 4pm and Sunday, 7 May as of 1pm  - info & tickets

LOA Festival brings together a dozen DJs in Deep House, Techno and EDM. The two-day festival takes place at Place de l'académie in Belval, features two stages and a food and cocktail village. Chill out to sets of bassjackers, Topic, Chami, Subject, The Fuent and many more.

4. Find greenery at organic plant fair

What: Swap or buy
Where: Rotondes, 3 Place des Rotondes, 2448 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May between 10am-5pm - more info here

An organic plant fair is being hosted at Rotondes on Saturday as of 10am. Swap or sell your plants and find seeds to flowers or vegetables. A great place for anyone with green fingers.


5. Watch Se7en

What: With Brad Pitt & Morgan Freeman
Where: Cinematheque, 17 Pl. du Théâtre, 2613 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May at 8.30pm - more info here

A serial killer begins murdering people according to the seven deadly sins. Two detectives, one new to the city and the other about to retire, are tasked with apprehending the criminal.

6. Attend Aralunaires Festival

What: Alternative music festival
Where: Various venues around Arlon
When: Friday, 5 May - Sunday, 7 May, times vary - info & tickets

Each first weekend of May, Arlon is home to the Aralunaires music festival, bringing together local and international acts in living rooms, cafés, churches and music venues around town. Get your pass and pop over the border, it's definitely worth it. Here's a nice live video by Benni to get you in the mood.

7. Find special items at garage sale

What: Something you're looking for?
Where: 474 Route de Thionville, L-5886 Alzingen - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 6 May between 9am-5pm - more info here

Sometimes people want to get rid of that one item which is exactly what you're looking for. Or, you come across an unexpected piece that fits perfectly in your home, garden or own garage! Head down to Hesperange on Saturday to either sell your own items (register in advance for €20 via info@bbctelstar-hesper.lu), or come and potentially find something special.


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