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Weekend in Poznań (01-03.12.2023)

Weekend in Poznań (01-03.12.2023)

On the first weekend of December, many interesting attractions await the people of Poznań. The lighting of the city Christmas tree will take place at Plac Kolegiackie, and the Raczynski Library is organising a Christmas zero waste workshop. There will also be many interesting concerts - including a US Army band.

 

Friday 1.12

Zero Waste Christmas workshop

The organisers invite you to a Christmas workshop on the theme of zero waste. During the two days, participants will learn how to prepare small gifts and how to wrap presents in a more ecological way.

  • Raczynski Library, 19 Wolności Square
  • 5 p.m. (Friday) 12 p.m. (Saturday)
  • Admission free, registration via form
  • More information at website

 

The Gift Festival

The Gift Festival is an event for all those who like to surround themselves with beautiful, hand-made objects, are looking for original Christmas gifts and want to feel the magic of Christmas by immersing themselves in the world of artistically made Christmas tree ornaments.

  • Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, Poznań Congress Center, entrance A
  • Opening hours: 11:00 - 19:00 (Friday and Saturday) and 11:00 - 18:00 (Sunday)
  • Tickets: PLN 15 (concessionary) or PLN 20 (regular)
  • For more information visit website

 

The Madman and the Nun

The artists invite you to a performance based on a drama by S.I. Witkiewicz. The audience will move to a house of madmen, where they will learn the story of a nun and a mentally ill man.

  • Teatr u Przyjaciół, 27/29 Mielżyńskiego Street
  • 7pm (Friday and Saturday)
  • Tickets: 35 zł
  • For more information visit website

 

Voices of the symphony

The Poznan Philharmonic invites you to the 143rd Fair Concert. It will be an opportunity to hear Yoav Talmi's Symphony for soprano and orchestra and Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in G major.

  • UAM auditorium, 1 Wieniawskiego St.
  • 7 pm
  • Tickets: from 25 PLN
  • For more information visit website

 

Ruby Anniversary

The show tells the story of a couple celebrating their wedding anniversary. The audience will move with the characters to a luxury hotel, where various intrigues come to light.

  • Komedia Theatre, 49 Grochowska Street
  • 8 pm (Friday, Saturday)
  • Tickets: from 65 PLN
  • More information at website

 

Don't waste your independence. Silverware of the National Defence Fund

The organisers invite you to a curatorial tour of the Silva rerum exhibition, whose title literally means 'forest of things'. This is the largest exhibition of silverware from the National Defence Fund on display at the Museum of Applied Arts in the Royal Castle in Poznań.

  • The Museum of Applied Arts, 1 Góra Przemysła Street
  • 6pm
  • Tickets: PLN 5-7
  • For more information visit website

 

Kathia

Kathia is a producer, composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. The organisers invite you to concerts promoting the artist's first album. Her debut album 'Space' will be released this autumn.

  • Scena na Piętrze, 8 Masztalarska Street
  • At 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: PLN 50
  • More information at website

 

Premiere of the performance "Christmas tree"

The artists invite you to the premiere of the play "Christmas Tree" performed by the Love Children's Theatre. It is the story of a certain Christmas Tree, which unexpectedly had to leave the forest.

  • Wojewódzka Biblioteka Publiczna i Centrum Animacji Kultury, 3 Prusa St.
  • 10.00 am
  • Admission free, booking by email
  • For more information visit website

 

Osiecka. But not about love

This weekend, the New Theatre will stage a performance of "Osiecka. Byle nie o miłości'. The audience will spend an evening with a recital by Renata Badyl - a charming heroine experienced by life, who owns an allotment garden.

  • Teatr Nowy, 5 Jana Henryka Dąbrowskiego St.
  • At 7.30 pm (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Tickets: PLN 50-70
  • For more information visit website

 

Rat Kru: the last concert of the 'Winogrady' tour

Rat Kru invite you to a concert from the tour promoting their album 'Winogrady'. The duo will perform for the first time at Próżność in Poznań.

  • Próżność, Al. Niepodległości 8A
  • 8 p.m.
  • Tickets: from 50 PLN
  • More information at webite

 

"Radiota" by Ewa Kaczmarek

The drama portrays the biography of Antoni Palluth - a second lieutenant in the Polish Army's communications reserve, radio engineer, cryptologist and engineer. The leading roles in the reading will be played by Paweł Siwiak and Ewa Kaczmarek.

  • Enigma Cipher Centre, 78 Święty Marcin St.
  • 6 p.m.
  • Tickets: PLN 28
  • More information at website

 

Randy Brecker & Ada Rovatti feat. AMC trio

Randy Brecker is an eminent trumpeter, composer and seven-time Grammy Award winner. The artist will perform in the company of Ada Rovatti and the Slovakian band AMC trio.

  • Blue Note, 79 Kościuszki St.
  • 8pm
  • Tickets: from 99 PLN
  • For more information visit website

 

Vikings: Raid and Travel

The Library of the Poznań University of Technology and the Museum of the Origins of the Poland in Gniezno invite visitors to an exhibition devoted to the Vikings. Those interested will be able to see replicas of the Scandinavian warriors' equipment and learn more about their expeditions.

  • Library of Poznań University of Technology, 2 Piotrowo Street
  • 9:00 am
  • Free entrance
  • For more information visit website

 

Automobile museum

At the motoring museum, visitors can see vintage vehicles live and take a trip back in time to the days when they were on the road. The place has been divided into several thematic zones, each presenting examples from different parts of the world.

  • Poznań International Fair, 14 Głogowska St.
  • 11:00 (exhibition open daily)
  • Tickets: PLN 20-25
  • For more information visit website

 

Swimming at dusk

Artists Aga Nowacka and Zofia Tomczyk invite you to the exhibition. "Swimming at Dusk" is a space in which the authors explore the intermingling of visual forms and sounds. The exhibition will be open until 31 December.

  • Arsenal City Gallery, 2 Szyperska Street
  • 12:00 pm
  • Entry free
  • For more information visit website

 

Stepmother

The performance is an attempt to change the negative image of the stepmother. Actresses, impersonating characters from fairy tales and fables, will quote old stories and try to understand, condemn and show compassion for their heroines.

  • Teatr Polski, ul. 27 Grudnia 8/10
  • Opening hours: 19:00 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Tickets: PLN 50-70
  • For more information visit website

 

Saturday 2.12

USA Army concert

As part of Poznań Bethlehem, the band Free Groove, consisting of members of the US Army Band and soloists, will play and sing. Their last year's performance was warmly received by the people of Poznań and its inhabitants and perfectly fitted into the atmosphere of the upcoming holidays.

  • Plac Wolności
  • 19:00
  • Free entrance
  • More information at website

 

Kwaśny Deszcz

Kwaśny Deszcz is a group based on improvisation and energy created through mutual understanding. In their songs you can hear inspirations from Scandinavian jazz, contemporary and electronic music.

  • Dom Tramwajarza, 19/21 Słowackiego St.
  • 8pm
  • Tickets: PLN 30
  • More information at website

 

Marek Napiórkowski, Hippocampus

The title Hippocamp refers to the mysterious and not fully explored area that is the human brain. Set in an original sound context, the guitarist's invariably fresh and new music is a spectrum of mysterious and unobvious colours.

  • Blue Note, 79 Kościuszki St.
  • 8pm
  • Tickets: PLN 79
  • For more information visit website

 

Baika

The organisers invite you to another musical meeting at Browarna Przystana. BAiKA is a duo formed by Piotr Banach and Katarzyna "Kafi" Figaj. They combine many years of experience with freshness and energy.

  • Browarna Przystań, 37 Browarna St.
  • 8 pm
  • Free entrance
  • More information at website

 

Thumbelina

The Animation Theatre will host a performance for children directed by Artur Romański based on H.Ch. Andersen's novel. It is a story about the journeys of a little heroine and her meetings with extraordinary characters.

  • Animation Theatre, 80/82 Święty Marcin St.
  • 11:00 and 13:00 (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Tickets: from 40 PLN
  • More information at website

 

Extravaganza the best of

Teatr Polski invites you to an extraordinary performance directed by Joanna Drozda. It is a combination of hits about love, hits about power with the addition of religious novelty and a surprising cast. It is sure to be an unforgettable evening.

  • Teatr Polski, 8/10 27 Grudnia St.
  • 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: PLN 250
  • For more information visit website

 

Together towards hope - charity concert

This Saturday there will be a charity concert for Jakub Czubak. Kuba has had a hard and painful battle. To be able to return to an independent life, he needs prostheses for all four limbs. The organisers are asking for help from all people with big hearts.  Performances will include:vJulia & Sweet Piano Jazz, Kolejorz Girls and the Cannonball Band.

  • Freedom Square
  • 3 p.m.
  • Free entrance
  • For more information visit website

 

Sunday 3.12

Lighting of the city Christmas tree

The lighting of the city Christmas tree will take place on Kolegiac Square. Many attractions are planned for the occasion, such as an acrobatic show and a concert of Christmas and winter hits.

  • Plac Kolegiacki (Collegiate Square)
  • 17:00
  • Free entrance
  • For more information visit website

 

Santa's birthday on the market

The organisers would like to invite you to a Santa Claus event in December, combined with the birthday of the Lazarski market. Many attractions have been prepared for the occasion, such as a concert, refreshments and gifts.

  • Łazarski Market Square
  • 11:00 am
  • Free entrance
  • For more information visit website

 

Music Poznan - Ignacy Paderewski

The Marcelli Motte Circle of PTTK Guides in Poznan and the Poznan Society of the Friends of Science invite you to a thematic walk. The walk about the outstanding composer and politician will be led by Ewa Tomaszewska. 

  • Meeting: ul. Święty Marcin 87, by the statue of I. Paderewski
  • 11 a.m.
  • Free entrance
  • For more information, visit website

 

Integration concert of pianist Hyuk Lee

The organisers invite you to the inaugural concert of a young pianist. Hyuk Lee has received numerous awards in Poland and many other countries.

  • UAM auditorium, 1 Wieniawskiego St.
  • 6 p.m.
  • Tickets: from 35 PLN
  • More information at website

 

Video games market

Another edition of the video games exchange will be held this Sunday at the Łazarski market square.

Those interested will be able to give away or buy Playstation, Nintendo and Xbox consoles, as well as old and new games.

  • The Łazarski Market Square
  • 9:00 am
  • Free entrance
  • More information at website

 

The outskirts of Poznań in photography - a family tour

The exhibition is a tour of the former outskirts of Poznań. It presents black and white photographs of places far from the centre. The tour is dedicated to children aged 7-12 with their guardians. 

  • CK Zamek, 80/82 Święty Marcin St.
  • 1:30 pm
  • Tickets: PLN 12-17
  • For more information visit website

 

The art of the everyday: Cosmic Rabanne

The exhibition showcases futuristic fashion trends. The lecture will showcase the dress of the well-known designer, representative of future couture Paco Rabanne. The presenters assure that it will be shiny, plastic, sequined and cosmic.

  • Museum of Applied Arts, 1 Góra Przemysła Street
  • 1 p.m.
  • Tickets: PLN 10
  • For more information visit website

 

Spięty

The concert will take place as part of the tour promoting Hubert "Spięty" Dobaczewski's third solo album "Heartcore". The artist is known for his long-standing performances with the band Lao Che.

  • CK Zamek, 80/82 Święty Marcin St.
  • 7 p.m.
  • Tickets: from PLN 79
  • More information at website

 

Wojtek Pilichowski Band

An event for all fans of jazz-rock and fusion is coming up. The group combines the virtuoso playing of the famous bass player Wojtek Pilichowski and a harmonious ensemble of musicians.

  • Blue Note, 79 Kościuszki St.
  • 8 pm
  • Tickets: PLN 99-119
  • More information at website

 

Rubens

Rubens invites you to the autumn concert tour "More than OK". The artist will be promoting his latest album "Songs that nobody wanted". 

  • 2progi, 36 Niepodległości Avenue
  • 8 pm
  • Tickets: from 85 PLN
  • For more information visit website