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Events

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FLOW facts

When

1st of July – 18th of September

Read more about the upcoming season.

Where

Pont Pierre Marchant / Digue du Canal, Anderlecht (Google Maps - OpenStreetMap)

How to get there

By metro 1&5 (Saint Guidon), bus 78 (Petite Île) or by bicycle

Reservations

Free of charge at the pool, or online for a little reservation fee.

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Upcoming events

ZINNEMA FLOW UP FESTIVAL

Jul 8, 2022 → Jul 10, 2022
Get yourself a tan this summer during Flow Up! Zinnema prepared a program for you around the only outdoor swimming pool in Brussels for all ages, all weekend long. On the sun decks, you can expect mouth-watering catering from local initiatives, sweaty boxing initiation courses, lively workshops for children, energetic animators, dance shows, concerts, DJs and much more.

Persona - L'heure d'été

Jul 21, 2022
21:00
Cinéma Galeries Outdoor cinema
Persona – Ingmar Bergman
*free without reservation

After Elisabet, a famed actress, lapses into silence from what appears to be a breakdown, she goes to a beach house with only Alma, a nurse, as company. Over the next weeks, as Alma struggles to reach her mute patient, they both find themselves experiencing a strange emotional convergence.

Corniche Kennedy – L'heure d'été

Jul 22, 2022
21:00
Cinéma Galeries Outdoor cinema
Corniche Kennedy - Dominique Cabrera
* free without reservation

In the space of one summer, a group of idle teens attempt to defy the laws of gravity by diving along the Kennedy cliffs near Marseille. When the path of a narcotics agent assigned to a local case crosses theirs, she tries to bring them under her wing and prevent them from risking their lives.

Marseille – L'heure d'été

Jul 23, 2022
21:00
Cinéma Galeries Outdoor cinema
Et si le canal c'était la mer? – Jean-Pierre Canal
Le rendez-vous des Quais – Paul Carpita
* free without reservation

Traveling the Canal de Marseille, alone, with a super 8 mm sound camera in hand, at the moment when the Société des Eaux de Marseille begins the work of putting the canal in a culvert, making the circulation of water in the open air disappear.

Midsommar – L'heure d'été

Jul 24, 2022
21:00
Cinéma Galeries Outdoor cinema
Midsommar – Ari Aster
*free without reservation

A couple travels to Northern Europe to visit a rural hometown's fabled Swedish mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

previous events

JE VEUX NAGER @ FLOW

Jun 11, 2022
14:00 – 17:00
Get to know more about us and our crowdfunding campaign JE VEUX NAGER, how FLOW works and about our ambitions for the future. Come to FLOW on Saturday 11/06. At this JE VEUX NAGER event you will get a guided tour and performances by 'Karavan' and 'Ik en den Theo'.

FLOW BALL POOL

May 8, 2022
13:00 - 17:00
During the STADSKRIEBELS FESTIVAL 2022, FLOW will become the largest ball pool of Brussels for one day!
Pass by for the fun you dreamed of as a 6-years-old.

FLOWING 21-22

Feb 23, 2022
19:30
At FLOWING 21-22 we will share with you first results of our survey about FLOW 2021 and present ideas for the FLOW summer season 2022, followed by an open discussion with you. We are looking forward to hear your feedback and ideas!

Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, the number of places are limited and we therefore ask for reservation, click below for more info. Thanks for your understanding.

Location:
ZINNEMA, Rue de Veeweyde 24-26, 1070 Anderlecht, Metro 1 & 5 "Saint-Guidon", 10 minutes by foot from FLOW

Let's get FLOW ready for winter!

Nov 27, 2021
11:00
Are you keen to help FLOW? Winter is coming, so on Saturday 27/11 from 11:00 we will roll up our sleeves to make FLOW winter-ready: clean up, remove fragile items, make small repairs, etc. Don’t worry, it won’t be heavy works but rather a chance to meet some of the people behind FLOW and have a warm tea, coffee or glühwein with us.
Feel free to just pass by, or let us know beforehand for questions or ideas, via a mail to flow@flow.brussels
See you, thanks a lot lending us a hand!

IMPORT/EXPORT: FLOW

Sep 29, 2021
19:30
Architalk by POOL IS COOL + Decoratelier

Conference and exchange around the issue of public space. How 'FLOW' presents a new model of spatial construction/occupation where several actors come together to create a public outdoor pool in Brussels, which turns out to be much more.

▶︎ At Recyclart (not FLOW)!

Temporary architecture, permanent communities

Sep 12, 2021
16:00
Talk at HORST Festival (not at FLOW)

San Ziméon Fest

Aug 31, 2021
18:00
Music, performances, activities for children

SAN ZIMEÓN, the holy dog that pisses, is the Zinneke that symbolises the cultural diversity of Brussels.
Welcome to a festive afternoon full of sport and music, a convivial moment for young and old.

Kiosk Radio Pool Party

Aug 29, 2021
13:00
Music and good vibes

We celebrate the last Sunday of FLOW in 2021 with the KIOSK RADIO POOL PARTY ! DJ's from 13h to 22h non stop. Everyone is welcome, reservation is only necessary for swimming. See you, splish splash!

Extra Muros: FLOW VI

Aug 27, 2021
16:00 - 22:00
Music, performances, activities for children

At the invitation of POOL IS COOL, Zinnema will bring a few Fridays of cultural entertainment in and around the brand new swimming pool FLOW in Anderlecht. Together with you we will literally dive into summer and find ourselves at the Pierre Marchant bridge at Brussels' first and only open air swimming pool.
Everyone is welcome, reservation not required (only for swimming).

Radio Moskou au bord de l'eau

Aug 21, 2021
14:00 - 20:00
See you on Saturday 21 August for radio, open mic, concerts & other surprises as you like them.
Stay tuned! See you soon Moskovites...

Extra Muros: FLOW V

Aug 20, 2021
16:00 - 22:00
Music, performances, activities for children

At the invitation of POOL IS COOL, Zinnema will bring a few Fridays of cultural entertainment in and around the brand new swimming pool FLOW in Anderlecht. Together with you we will literally dive into summer and find ourselves at the Pierre Marchant bridge at Brussels' first and only open air swimming pool.
Everyone is welcome, reservation not required (only for swimming).

Bains Publics – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 18, 2021
21:00
Outdoor cinema

Nearly 65 years after its inauguration, the Brussels Bath in the Marolles still offers two swimming pools and public showers to the inhabitants of this popular district. People of different ages, origins and social classes find there a place to exchange. This movie illustrates a melting pot where people swim, wash, talk and meet.

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

Water Lilies – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 18, 2021
22:00
Outdoor cinema

Summer when you're 15. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. They are three : Marie, Anne, Floriane. In the locker room, their destinies cross and desire arises.

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

Vincent – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 17, 2021
21:30
Outdoor cinema

Unemployed, Vincent, a reserved 30-year-old, left Paris to seek opportunities in the South. If he chose a small village in Provence located near a lake, it is mainly because he discovered his extraordinary gifts. His strength increases when he comes into contact with water, he swims like a dolphin and breaks down walls with one hand. During one of his aquatic journey, he crosses Lucie's path.

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

The Shape of Water – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 16, 2021
21:30
Outdoor cinema

A modest employee of a top-secret government laboratory named Elisa leads a dull and lonely existence, even more isolated as she is unable to speak. Her life changes forever when she and her colleague Zelda discover an experiment that is even more secret than the others...

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

The Red Turtle – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 15, 2021
21:30
Outdoor cinema

A man is stranded on a tropical desert island. Alone, he must learn to survive thanks to nature, which is not always welcoming, with only birds and small playful crabs for companions. However, as he tries to escape on his raft, he meets a mysterious turtle that emerges from the water. His life will change forever.

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

Jaws – L’heure d’été (new date)

Aug 14, 2021
21:30
Outdoor cinema

A few days before the start of the summer season, the inhabitants of the small seaside resort of Amity are devastated when the atrociously mutilated body of a young vacationer is discovered on the shore. For Martin Brody, the chief of police, there is no doubt that the young girl was victim of a shark.He decides to ban access to the beaches, but encounters the hostility of the mayor, who is only interested in the number of tourists.

As part of its annual festival L’heure d’été, Cinema Galeries invites you to a week of open-air cinema on the theme of water and swimming in FLOW.

FLOATFIT @ FLOW

Aug 14, 2021
12:00, 12:40, 13:20
Fitness

Floatfit is a high intensity training (HIT) on a floating board, the aquabase. During the exercises, you stand, sit or lie on the board, but also often next to it. The waves that you and the other participants make during the exercises make it even harder. If that doesn't make you fit!

Extra Muros: FLOW IV

Aug 13, 2021
16:00 - 22:00
Music, performances, activities for children

At the invitation of POOL IS COOL, Zinnema will bring a few Fridays of cultural entertainment in and around the brand new swimming pool FLOW in Anderlecht. Together with you we will literally dive into summer and find ourselves at the Pierre Marchant bridge at Brussels' first and only open air swimming pool.
Everyone is welcome, reservation not required (only for swimming).

Extra Muros: FLOW III

Jul 23, 2021
16:00 - 22:00
Music, performances, activities for children

At the invitation of POOL IS COOL, Zinnema will bring a few Fridays of cultural entertainment in and around the brand new swimming pool FLOW in Anderlecht. Together with you we will literally dive into summer and find ourselves at the Pierre Marchant bridge at Brussels' first and only open air swimming pool.
Everyone is welcome, reservation not required (only for swimming).

FLOATFIT @ FLOW

Jul 17, 2021
12:10 & 12:50
Fitness

Floatfit is a high intensity training (HIT) on a floating board, the aquabase. During the exercises, you stand, sit or lie on the board, but also often next to it. The waves that you and the other participants make during the exercises make it even harder. If that doesn't make you fit!

Extra Muros: FLOW II

Jul 16, 2021
16:00 - 22:00
Music, performances, activities for children

At the invitation of POOL IS COOL, Zinnema will bring a few Fridays of cultural entertainment in and around the brand new swimming pool FLOW in Anderlecht. Together with you we will literally dive into summer and find ourselves at the Pierre Marchant bridge at Brussels' first and only open air swimming pool.
Everyone is welcome, reservation not required (only for swimming).

FLOWING conversation

Jul 4, 2021
19:30
Debate

Starting from a listening session of the points of view of the makers, this discursive moment reflects on the right to leisure, the politics of spaces, and focuses on what’s at stake in the future months of this new Brussels project.

Lina Lapelytė - What happens with a dead fish?

Jul 2, 2021 → Jul 6, 2021
20:00
Performance and installation

For the opening of the first public open-air swimming pool in Brussels, Lina Lapelytė creates new musical performance work for local choir singers about being a fish, going down, the fragility and eternity.
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