We are pleased to announce the launch of our English website! In 2015, the 013 Straatjes website was created, to inspire people from inside and beyond Tilburg. Three years on, the city is rapidly developing, and the Tilburg City Guide is growing along with it. Meanwhile, 013 Straatjes has an enormous appeal and is found locally, nationally and internationally. Other parties…

Artist Erik Veldmeijer, known as Veldinho, has been drawing and painting since a youthful age and started graffiti about 25 years ago. In the past years, Tilburg gained many famous art works by the hand of Erik. The most famous one perhaps being the Bartkira artwork on the Hall of Fame, meanwhile one of the…

Most fashion brands deliver two collections every year. Not By Sanne Jansen. The fashion designer living in Tilburg shows it can be done differently with her signature style and what she calls her ‘slow & steady’ approach to fashion. How did you get into fashion design? “I never planned to. In fact I started studying…

Chocolatier Dries Michels of Friandries only needed one lesson in chocolate to get hooked. Now he’s taking Tilburg by storm with his experimental bonbons and he designed the cover of our 3rd city guide. “What inspired me was the idea of ​​Edwin and Jolanda to blend the colorful areas and creative spots of the city, so…

Skateboarding has been a big deal in Tilburg for years. Back in the day Sjoerd Vlemmings was part of the local scene. Now he’s the first coach of the Dutch skateboard team at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. What made you want to skateboard? “Bart Simpson from The Simpsons. I just thought he was sick.…

Bas Vermeer rides his scooter every day, looking for local news. With ‘Stadsgezicht’ he brings the inspiring and hyperlocal stories about the city center. His city portraits and often funny, yet critical, articles make him an figurehead for Tilburg. “It’s crazy how fast we’re growing. I’m noticing locals get more proud.” We know you as…