Practical information

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The festival will be held from 14 – 16 september 2023 in Tolhuistuin Amsterdam. Check out the floor map here!

On te 17th of september we organize our first edition of Spinning Stories in MidWest.

You can buy your tickets online or at the door.

At Read My World Festival the programs will be held in English and Dutch. Most programs are subtitled with Dutch and English translations, and a selection of the programs will the translated to Dutch Sign Language. Check out the program and find out in what language it will be held / translated.

Spinning Stories will be held in Dutch.

You can have dinner in and around Tolhuistuin. Tolhuistuin only accepts card payments, not cash.

The ferry at the north of Amsterdam Central Station will bring you to Buiksloterweg, only a few meters from Tolhuistuin. The ferry sails 24/7 and is free of charge. Bus 38 connects Station Noord to Buiksloterweg veer. The stop ‘Buiksloterwegveer’ is directly next to de Tuin.

Tolhuistuin has several locations, all of which are wheelchair accessible. Check out the website of the Tolhuistuin ( for more information.