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Past Events

There has been lots going on at the European Parliament campus

EUROPE FROM ABOVE Brussels - 27-11-2017 - 27-11-2017

Hailstorms, hiking, and bears: Mountaineer Wolfgang Machreich presents his new book 'EU summits - 28 European peaks worth standing on' dedicated to the natural and cultural beauty of Europe at the Parlamentarium on 27 November at 7pm. Come listen to the stories and see the pictures from 28 European peaks - one for each European Union member state. Free entry.


The energy sector keeps the lights on, water flowing and homes warm but it also represents two thirds of greenhouse gas emissions, so what role will it play the implementation of the Paris Agreement? Take part in a high-level conference in Brussels on 7 November on how to finance clean energy as well as create jobs and boost economic growth.

BRUSSELS MUSEUM NOCTURNES Brussels - 19-10-2017 - 19-10-2017

On 19 October the Brussels Museums Nocturnes return to the European Parliament. The Nocturnes is an annual event from September to December. Every Thursday at least five museums offer late openings with exclusive activities. The European Parliament is taking part in the Nocturnes with a whole host of activities.

BRUSSELS: A MULTI-NATIONAL HOME Brussels - 06-10-2017 - 26-10-2017

Mixity 183, a pop-up museum, has appeared in front of Station Europe on Place du Luxembourg. Its augmented reality photo exhibit comes alive to celebrate the diversity of the people representing 183 nationalities who call Brussels home. The opening hours and more information on the exhibition is available on the Visit.Brussels website. Visits until 26 October.

MULTILINGUAL LIFE Brussels - 30-09-2017 - 30-09-2017

On Saturday 30 September, visitors will be able to see what it takes to work in all 24 languages of the European Union. On this Multilingualism Day, the European Parliament will welcome visitors to meet interpreters and translators, to see the hemicycle and find out more about how languages are used through games, workshops and demonstrations.

27 ON YOUR PLATE Brussels - 07-06-2017 - 07-06-2017

Celebrate food as European Union countries serve the finest dishes that their national cuisine has to offer, as well as other cultural delights. To visit Europe from the comfort of your plate, simply bring an empty stomach and curiosity to the European Parliament’s Esplanade from 12.30pm until 7pm.

BRUSSELS JAZZ WEEKEND Brussels - 26-05-2017 - 27-05-2017

The rhythm and the soul return to the European Parliament for this year’s Brussels Jazz Weekend. Freedom of speech and cultural diversity are at the heart of jazz and the European Parliament is proud to support the Place du Luxembourg stage, while the Parlamentarium will hold its own special event.

OPEN DAY OF THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS 2017 Strasbourg - 14-05-2017

For the first time, the Council of Europe will jointly host the European Parliament’s open day in Strasbourg on Sunday, 14 May, from 10.00 to 18.00. Visitors will have the opportunity to look around both institutions: start at the main entrance of the European Parliament before taking the footbridge over the River Ill to the Council of Europe building.