Concerts, cinema, tastings and relaxation – the Nutshuis garden is ready to blossom, buzz and swing all summer long! And set among the beehives, lily pond and organic vegetable patch, Juni Café provides the perfect outdoor terrace for a freshly made breakfast, delicious buffet lunch or relaxing drink.


23 JUN to 1 SEP  – Garden as Lab
Find out for yourself just how clever plants are! The Dutch Association of Botanic Gardens and Waag Society has devised a series of tests for anyone over 9 years of age specially for this ‘Garden as Lab’ do-it-yourself installation. From technical tricks to make plants turn to face the light, to amazing colour experiments. Read more. 


SAT 23 & 30 JUN, SAT 7 JUL (15.30 hrs) – New European Ensemble
Come and enjoy these passionate, yet intimate outdoor concerts in the Nutshuis garden! The New European Ensemble is one of today’s most versatile ensembles for new music. On 7 July, the ensemble’s clarinet quintet will play music by composers including Mozart and the Dutch Tristan Keuris. Read more.


MON 6, WED 8, MON 13 & MON 20 AUG (10.00 hrs) – Blind tasting for children
Nice or nasty? Raw or cooked? From the ground or from a tree? Come to the Juni Café to make some amazing discoveries and try a blind tasting session in the garden of Het Nutshuis. Learn, search, fill your tummy and drink home-made lemonade fresh from the garden. From 4 years old. Read more and make your reservation.


SAT 4, 11, 18 & 25 AUG – Nutshuis Open Air Film Festival: The World in Our Backyard
Local and global. These terms used to be miles apart, whereas today, they almost overlap. This summer, we will study, show and serve the world in our own backyard during the Nutshuis Open Air Film Festival. Much-praised films, in-depth discussions and surprising, fresh and local dishes served in our Juni Café.


4 AUG: Voyage of Time
An epic documentary by a top director about the origin of the universe, life, death and everything in between. With a voice-over by the wonderful Cate Blanchett. Read more and make your reservation. 


11 AUG: Atlantic.
Breath-taking feature film with elements of documentary about the dreams of a Moroccan fisherman on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Read more and make your reservation.


18 AUG: Tanna
Anthropological film about an ancient tribe, which has managed to escape globalisation and still lives according to its traditional customs. Read more and make your reservation.


25 AUG: Samsara
A compelling epic documentary about life on earth, with incredible footage that illustrates the relationship between mankind, nature, religion and technology. Read more and make your reservation.