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Croatian, Za vise informacija na hrvatskom jeziku, molimo kontaktirajte Tamaru, tamara@homeinleiden.nl

German, Wenn Du weitere Informationen auf Deutsch brauchst, wende Dich bitte an Dorothea, dorothea@homeinleiden.nl

Danish, For mere information paa Dansk kan De kontakte Heidi. ckb.hw@wxs.nl

Hebrew, michalstup@hotmail.com

Russian, u.jurik@yahoo.com

Czech, Pro více informací v ceském jazyce kontaktujte prosím eva.pentel@seznam.cz

Japanese, mari@homeinleiden.nl

French, Pour plus d'informations en français, vous pouvez contacter Claire Caron sur clairecaron@hotmail.com

Polish, Po dodatkowe informacje w jezyku polskim kontakt d.tomkiewicz@gmail.com or lidiacichocka@op.pl

Spanish, Si quieres más información en castellano, no dudes en ponerte en contacto conmigo, Laura laura@homeinleiden.nl

Indian, Please contact Rippy at rippy@homeinleiden.nl if you'd like help in Hindi or Punjabi.

Diana Jekina, djekina@hotmail.com.

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A COLOURFUL SPRING!

We've been having some fabulous weather, but as the Dutch saying goes, 'maart roert zijn staart' ,
so you never know. However, this tree is prepared for anything! Do go and see it in the Hortus: it's the work of knitting genius Marja and approximately 120 volunteers who worked together to
create this artwork-cum-madness. and it looks absolutely stunning in real life!

A spot of nature.

Now is a great time to visit one of the area's children's farms (kainderboerderijen). There are several, including:

Kinderboerderij Merenwijk
Parkzicht 100
2317RH Leiden
Kinderboerderij Leiderdorp
Van Diepeningenlaan 2
2352 KA Leiderdorp

Kinderboerderij 't Geertje
Geerweg 7
2381 LT Zoeterwoude
www.hetgeertje.nl

The Reigersbos visitor centre in Cronesteyn is also fantastic at this time of year - see their website http://www.polderparkcronesteyn.nl/ for more information. For an overview of all 'nature' outings
in Leiden, then visit this site: http://www.natuureducatie.nl/nmecentraleiden.html#kibo - it's in Dutch but easy to understand, with opening times etc.

Textile Festival in Leiden

The Textile Festival runs until Sunday: there's something for everyone, from workshops to exhibitions to an Arts and Crafts market in the Pieterskerk. See www.textielfestival.nl for details of what's on. You can see green banners all over town marking locations involved in the festival .

In the Hortus, as well as the knitted tree, there are also various other installations related to the textile Festival, including crocheting out of recycled fabrics, with free lessons in exchange for old cloth!

 

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