Events in the Ruhr region - from exhibitions to musicals

There’s always something going on in the Ruhr region! A loaded events calendar ensures entertainment throughout the year. Whether it’s a concert, lecture, exhibition, festival, musical or open-air event. You’ll find the ideal event for every taste and for every season. Find your personal favourites and experience the Ruhr region live!

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Das Bild zeigt die Darsteller des Musicals Bat Out Of Hell

Jim Steinman’s BAT OUT OF HELL – the musical featuring Meat Loaf’s biggest hits

Experience a rebellious love story between a rebel leader and the daughter of a tyrannical ruler. This is framed with the world-famous hits from Meat Loaf. This is live from November onwards at Stage Metronom Theater Oberhausen!

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Das Foto zeigt den Gasometer Oberhausen

“Der Berg ruft” from 16 March 2018 onwards in Gasometer Oberhausen

In Gasometer Oberhausen the “Der Berg ruft” exhibition is on. This fascinating exhibition is highlighting the variety of the mountain environment, its accessibility, and change. The fascination that mountains have on us as people is presented using photos, films, and exhibition pieces

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Das Foto zeigt die Waggons des Musials STARLIGHT EXPRESS in Bochum.

30 years of Starlight Express in Bochum

A musical in which the actors fly past you on roller skates at up to 60 km/h and has enthralled more than 16 million visitors? This can only be seen in the Ruhr region! This year STARLIGHT EXPRESS celebrates an unbelievable 30th anniversary and from June onwards has plenty of surprises in the form of new songs, new characters, new stage sets, and much more!

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