The Netherlands Embassy in London United Kingdom
Currently in the spotlights
The Embassy celebrated the start of the UK Bike Week 2013 with the traditional 'parliamentary bike ride' from the Dutch Embassy to the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 12 June.
On Friday 24 May, a Dutch tulip was officially named after British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
On Tuesday 30 April, Queen Beatrix of the Kingdom of the Netherlands abdicated and her son, Prince Willem-Alexander, became the new King.
This summer the National Gallery presents the captivating exhibition 'Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure', exploring the concept of music as one the most popular motifs in Dutch painting, and as a daily pastime of the elite in the northern Netherlands during the 17th century.
June 18, 2013 During her visit to the survivors of the collapse at Rana Plaza, Lilliane Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, expressed shock at the devastation.
May 21, 2013 The Stabilization Mission’s main task is to contribute to a peaceful and stable Mali. Mr Koenders will head a new type of mission, comprising over 11,000 military personnel and 1,440 police.
1 May 13 – 1 Sep 13
From 1 May 2013 to 1 September 2013, Tate Modern hosts an exhibition by American artist Ellen Gallagher, who lives and works in the Netherlands.
17 May 13 – 28 Jun 13
From 17 May until 28 June 2013, the Hidden van Seggelen Gallery features works from Dutch artist Harmen Brethouwer in his exhibition 'Old School'.
24 May 13 – 23 May 14
Home, Land and Sea brings together over 50 paintings from Manchester City Galleries’ exceptional 17th and 18th century Dutch and Flemish collection, one of the most important in the country.
15 Jun 13 – 30 Jun 13
The first other spaces show, a selection from Hans Van Der Meer’s Off The Shelf, starts on 15 June at the Royal Arcade in Cardiff.