Ten things to do in Kristianstad
Storks are stately birds. Come to Viby on 8th June and see this year’s young birds being ringed.
And then there’s theatre, ”Det våras för Revisorn” a lighthearted version of Gogol’s ”The Auditor” with lots of humour and music. Première 29th June.
What: Ramble round Linnérundan, about 6 km, with birdwatcher Evert Valfridsson. Don't forget to bring along binoculars and a snack. Arrangers: Ornithological Society and Studiefrämjandet.
Where: Starting-point at Naturum.
When: Sunday 2nd June, 8 am. (Also on 6th, 12th and 15th June at 8 am).
What: Language café – we chat and enjoy each other’s company.
Where: Gamlegården library.
When: Monday 3rd June, 10:30 am.
What: First concert of Musikaliska Strandhugg (the ”Musical Forays” season), with Rebecka Karlsson.
When: Wednesday 5th June, 6–9 pm. Free entry.
For all the family: Festival
What: Tollarp festival, with lots of activities. Musical entertainment with Paula Wright, children’s carnival, dog exhibition, parcours, funfair, Åhus brass band and a whole lot more. Sweden’s national day celebration on 6th June too.
Where: In Tollarp.
When: Wednesday 5th June at 7 pm– Thursday 6th June at 6:30 pm. (National day celebration at 6 pm on 6th June).
Excursion: Stork Day in Viby
What: Find out more about the Stork Project, see the young storks being ringed. Arrangers: Naturskyddsföreningen, Nordöstra Skånes Fågelklubb, Storkens Vänner and Studiefrämjandet.
Where: Outside the Farm Shop at Viby.
When: Saturday 8th June at 11 am.
Music: RUM festival
What: RUM’s four-day music festival in Kristianstad (RUM – National Association of Young Musicians). Orchestras from several countries come to Kristianstad to take part. Concerts at various locations. Some of the orchestras will be making an appearance at the ’Musical Foray’ in the evening.
When: Thursday 13th June from 7 till 9 pm. Free entry.
Outdoor activity: Canoeing
What: Learn to paddle a canoe with Friluftsfrämjandet. Suitable for all ages. Take your own picnic. Facilities for grilling. Cost: 50 crowns if you want to paddle. Enquiries to Börje Wetterlöf, 070-283 85 47. Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Lerjevallen. Meet at Timmerstugan.
When: 23rd June, 10 am–3 pm.
What: Première for ’Det våras för Revisorn’ at the theatre at Spelplats Vinbacken. Gogol’s comedy. ’The Auditor’ has been staged all over the world – a play full of humour and music. For all ages.
Where: In Viby.
When: 29th June at 6:30 pm. The play will be performed throughout July.
What: Let yourself be spellbound by the oriental music. At the workshop you can learn the basics of belly-dancing. The workshop is primarily for beginners, but there’s room for dancers with a term or so of previous experience too. Arranger: Medborgarskolan Syd. Cost: 400 crowns.
Where: The dance hall at Medborgarskolan.
When: Sunday, 30th June from 1 till 5 pm.
Football: Kristianstad FC
What: KFC men’s team versus Ljungskile.
Where: Kristianstad football arena.
When: Saturday 6th July at 4 pm.
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