Successful 9th edition Bosch Parade 

With more than 36,000 visitors, the Bosch Parade can look back on a successful ninth edition, full of inspiring temptations, penetrating warnings and, above all, lots of theatrical and musical art in and around the water in the city centre of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The 1250 paid seats, which were available for the first time during this … Continued


And it is already a success. Last week, many art lovers, families and foodies visited the Weight of Water performance, the hot tubs and sauna, the workshop and the sunny terrace where it is great to eat and drink. The Garden of Earthly Delights is therefore a festive beacon on the Zuid-Willemsvaart. Of course, because … Continued


On a terrace like this, you are guaranteed to sit like a prince(ss) on your own chair on the water’s edge, protected by a Bosch Parade parasol. You can make exclusive use of the catering and sanitary facilities. And you get free access to the Garden of Earthly Delights, the colourful breeding ground at the … Continued


  Present day artist are busy creating new art work for Bosch Parade, to surprise and move audiences just like Jheronimus Bosch (+/- 1450 – 1516) did, over 500 years ago – and still does. The Bosch Parade 2021 theme will be ‘Temptation’. Bosch’s masterpiece ‘The Temptation of Saint Anthony’ (+/- 1501) is the main … Continued


At first, in February 2021, we made the decision to reschedule Bosch Parade from June to July this year. Then, our entire team worked very hard to make that July edition possible. However, in the last few weeks it has become more and more clear that July 2021 would still be too early to present … Continued

The Bosch Parade educational program

Bosch Parade wants to surprise, move and connect pupils, so that they can apply their found inspiration and knowledge to their educational assignments. The learning program is established as a triptych as well. The pupils will get acquainted with contemporary art and artists inspired by the work of Jheronimus Bosch. Would you like your school … Continued

Call for volunteers! Co-creating the Bosch Parade 2021

We’re currently looking for all kinds of volunteers and co-creators in a variety of roles within the Bosch Parade, backstage and along the waterfront. By filling in this form (in Dutch) you can tell us what role and/or activity would be ideal for you: We’re looking forward to seeing you at Bosch Parade 2021!

Deadline Open Call postponed

The deadline for participation has been extended from September 1 to September 7 at noon. Do you want to participate or do you know someone who would like to participate in the Bosch Parade, edition 2021? View all information about the Open Call on the site via the link below. You have until Monday, September … Continued

In search of temptational plans

The Temptation of Saint Anthony The Bosch Parade 2021 theme is inspired by one of Jheronimus Bosch’s most intriguing works. The Temptation of Saint Anthony (c. 1501) is a masterpiece in his oeuvre. This work of art will be the source of inspiration for the 2021 Bosch Parade. The temptations Bosch depicted in this painting … Continued


Innovatory train of thought pleasing the audience Bosch Parade’s main artistic innovation was met with enthusiasm by the crowds. Depicting a single narrative through various works of art, created a greater coherence than previously. Thanks to the continuous and never monotonous storyline, as well as the recurring costume and make-up accents, a brand new parade … Continued

1e community-weekend

In het centrum van ‘s-Hertogenbosch werd er op verschillende plekken samen gewerkt aan Bosch Parade. Er werd gebouwd aan een van de waterkunstwerken in het oude Koningstheater, er werden kostuums en attributen in elkaar gezet bij Babel. Ook werd er gerepeteerd met groepen figuranten en met een koor in Pand 18 en bij Babel. Op … Continued

Looking for volunteers

We’re looking for people who would love to co-create Bosch Parade with us. Would you like to sign up as a volunteer? There’s a number of activities, in which you could help us out immensely: Swimming Walk-on acting Singing Playing an instrument Distributing flyers and/or promotional material Working backstage (bar/catering/hospitality) Anyone with a practical attitude … Continued


In 2010, the first Bosch Parade edition took place. “In the early days, it was all very small and cosy on the Binnendieze canals of the inner city, but in the course of time, Bosch Parade developed into a big popular event, attracting many many people every year.” This interview is about the ups and … Continued

Bosch Parade Café

We shared our plans with them, and our artistic leader Miesjel van Gerwen was interview by ‘Brabants Dagblad’ – the biggest newspaper in the South of Holland. “I found out, that many locals are very enthusiastic about the fact that we’ll be sailing again. Our parade aims at becoming an event like Oeteldonk (Carnival in … Continued

A visit to Russia

In November 2018, Miesjel van Gerwen (artistic leader) and Erik de Jong (business manager) were invited to Saint Petersburg to deliver a master-class and a presentation about Bosch Parade. This was during the International Cultural Forum, a cultural event on a global level for cultural experts form all over the world. There, events like Burning … Continued