issue 180

If you're looking for quirky hardware and delightful oddities, we recommend an afternoon expedition to English Traders in Neukölln! Read more

Insider Tips

Berlin’s English-language literature scene has blossomed over the years, with ever more readings, writing workshops and meet-ups. Two local protagonists recount how a certain pioneering English bookshop influenced their respective paths. Read more


Berlin’s most famous British expat is arguably Christopher Isherwood’s Sally Bowles. But the real-life woman behind the fictional character, Jean Ross, was so much more than a silly dilettante who sang badly... Read more


A hungry expat’s favourite pit-stops for English food in Berlin. Read more

, Food & Drink

Composer Jennifer Walshe on researching the concepts and sounds of time for her new opera, celebrating its German premiere at MaerzMusik. See "Time Time Time" on Mar 24 for MaerzMusik at Berliner Festspiele. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Stephanie Rosenthal on her first year as director at the Gropius Bau, her bid to make it more accessible and what to expect next. The next exhibition under her direction – "And Berlin Will Always Need You" – opens Mar 22. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

When Rebecca Lenton started studying flute in London almost 30 years ago, little did she know she would one day become a Berlin ambassador of experimental music. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The Queen’s high tea served with kimchi salad? Sounds like a recipe for disaster! Prepare to be proven wrong by the daring fusions of newly opened SPRO Scones Bakery & Café. Read more

Insider Tips

This exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints is pulled from Ehrhardt’s artistic output during a winter semester spent in Dessau 1928-29 with Bauhaus masters Josef Albers and Oskar Schlemmer. Through Apr 18. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

With Brexit set to take effect on March 29, some 18,000 Berlin Brits are weighing up their options. Read more


Christopher Jage-Bowler brings the Bible to the football pitch... and the pub! Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Berlin is home to a range of impressive private art collections. Here are some of those open to the public Read more

Art & Exhibitions

This year is all about celebrating the 100th anniversary of the German art and design movement. Even though Berlin’s two most prominent Bauhaus buildings are inopportunely closed for renovation this year, two highlight exhibitions are finally open. Read more

, Art & Exhibitions

Of the 11 notable Brits we profiled in our March issue, Sean Patten is a founding member of British-German performance art collective Gob Squad. To see him and the gang in action, you can catch "I Love You, Goodbye" on the (supposed) eve of Brexit. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

OUT NOW! Read more


Maja Zade, a dramaturg at the Schaubühne for nearly 20 years, has turned our society upside-down in her meta-theatrical analysis of the #MeToo movement – her debut as playwright. Catch it this month Mar 10-12 (only German). Read more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! Bosnian-born director Oliver Frljić on the flaws of democracy, the role of culture and his second production – Ein Bericht für die Akademie – at the Gorki Theater. Catch it Mar 7 and 30. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Jane Silver test drives Australian-owned Graefekiez hotspot St. Bart... Read more

Food & Drink

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