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Film shoot in Beatrixpark

28 September some second year Film Academy students arrived at the children's  pool for a film shoot. Their  assignment was to make a 5-minute film in three days.  As it was autumn the pool was no longer filled with water, but as it rained the first day, the pool had...

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Request to repair bridge: not until 2021

Partly at the request of some members of the Vereniging we sent the message below on 20 August 2020 to the three members of the Stadsdeel Zuid Dagelijks Bestuur. It includes a request to repair the closed bridge. We immediately received a response from the...

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The battle against the Japanese Knotweed continues

Update 23/9: The message below dates from 3 August. In the meantime the initiative has gained notoriety. 'Amsterdam', a publication by the municipality, features an article about the volunteers who remove Japanese Knotweed plants once a week, see page 13,...

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Kappen Boom bij A10 op 2 juni

Wij ontvingen bijgaand bericht van Zuidplus: Dinsdag 2 juni wordt een boom naast de A10 ter hoogte van het Beatrixpark verwijderd. Uit een boomveiligheidscontrole is gebleken dat de boom dood is en een direct gevaar vormt voor het langsrijdende verkeer in de vorm van...

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All the trees…

Even if you cannot read our paper Newsletter in Dutch you can use the map we made, which was included with the last newsletter. We made a 'Trees of Beatrixpark Map’, featuring all 274 trees with a sign on them. Included are the Latin names. Download small version ...

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Dangerous bridge closed

The main bridge from the Prinses Irenestraat to the park was already in bad condition. But this week one of the park-attendants stepped right through. So now the bridge is completely closed off. They hope to repair the bridge this year, but...? To find out more about...

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A lot of litter in the park…..

Update 15 april: After we complained about all the litter and rubbish (see below) today the men from the Gemeentedienst came along and cleared away the rubbish. A big thank you to them! We hope they will come more often.     14 april: No doubt you have seen...

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Docu about Future Past Glory

On May 7th, during the yearly General Meeting of the members of the Vrienden van het Beatrixpark a documentary about the making of the new sculpture in the park has been shown for the first time. Click this link to view it on the site of the artists: the making of...

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20 april: Water in the childrens pool

For the first time this year the pool at the playground will be filled with water. We regret to inform you that there is still no progress in the renovation of the play-ground itself: the Stadsdeel has problems with the finance and organisation of new...

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