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Staycation XL is back!

Staycation XL, the cultural summer in Ixelles, is back in July and August! Performances, exhibitions, concerts, sauna, clowns, creative workshops… and many other surprises await you around the corner.

Have a summer full of discoveries in Ixelles!

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Activities for young and old in July and August.
Click on the title of each activity to see the details.

Creative workshops at Biblio XL

Art workshops for children aged 8 to 12 by artists Benjamin Coosmans and Luna Haertjens.
From 4 to 15 July.
By Image Fantôme

Say it in blue

Workshop to discover plants and create cyanotypes.
Sunday 17 July + Wednesday 20 July + Sunday 28 Augustus.
By Gilles van Impe & Tessa Poldervaart (Duurzaam Bouwen Zuid)

De l'eau jusqu'au cou

Multidisciplinary art exhibition raising awareness about ecocide and other environmental issues.
From 28 July to 8 August.
By Collectif Antipoda

Creative afternoon at SEE U

Workshops drawing and face painting
Saturday 2 July + Saturday 6 August
By Poppositions

D'où viens-tu? Les identités hybrides

A participatory exhibition that paints a portrait of a plural city and its inhabitants of mixed origins.
From 13 to 28 August.
By Maninelkaos

Sauna in the garden

A real Finnish sauna perched on a green roof and a vegetable growing workshop to discover urban gardening.
Saturday 27 August.
By Koti Sauna

I wish I was

A participatory exhibition-trail: look through the photos which have been installed in iconic and/or little-known places in the commune of Ixelles.
From 10 July to 28 August.
By Pierre Marino-Smette

Embroidery on t-shirt

Introduction to embroidery workshop. Creation of a design of your choice on a t-shirt.
Thursday 7 July + Thursday 14 July.
By Ta Douce

Workshop engraving

Introduction to gum engraving, a traditional printing technique, and creation of a collective work.
Wednesday 27 July.
By Camille Toussaint & Alice Vandenbroucke - Atelier Ton Piquant

1050 Histoires

Festival of improvisation shows based on the life of the inhabitants of Ixelles, collected by the artists.
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August.
By Merci Bonsoir

Bal des clowns

A dozen clowns lead passers-by and spectators in a joyful and warm dance.
Friday 19 August.
By Collectif SOS Clowns

See the world through the eyes of an artist

Workshops to draw, paint, cut, paste, divert... in a friendly and multicultural atmosphere, under the guidance of visual artists.
Every Thursday (except 21/07) in July and August.
By INTO Image

Summer in Cuba

Participatory workshop followed by a performance of Afro-Cuban dance and music.
Sunday 17 July + Sunday 7 August + Sunday 21 August.
By Tatiana Galibus

Muziek au gazon

Musical improvisation workshop followed by a picnic with concerts in the garden.
Thursday 4 August.
By KAOS vzw

Portrait brodé

Introduction to embroidery workshop. Creation of a portrait on a tote bag.
Thursday 18 August + Thursday 25 August.
By Ta Douce

Stage 'Spoken word'

Workshop for teenagers to learn to write, perform texts (poetry, slam, rap) and get on stage.
Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August.
By Kuumba