The picturesque town on the Ems offers a surprisingly large programme of events. The pilgrimages are among the highlights of the year. The carriage pilgrimage in particular attracts countless visitors to Telgte. No less popular are the market of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary or the street theatre days. A colourful programme of concerts, cabaret and theatre takes place in the community centre. Just take a look at our calendar of events.
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Sit together in a cosy atmosphere, talk, listen to Christmas carols, sing along and get in the mood for the coming Advent season: All this is possible at the cosy mulled wine picnic on 1 December. Tourismus + Kultur Telgte invites all Telgte residents to a Christmas warm-up on the eve of the first Advent weekend at St Clemens Church from 4 to 7 pm. Dieter Kuhlmann (trombone) and Gregor Stewing (piano) will provide the musical entertainment.
Registration is not necessary, everyone can bring their own biscuits or drinks. In addition to the festively illuminated St. Clemens Church, fresh French rolls, pretzels and mulled wine (with and without alcohol) will also be on offer.
"We hope that Telgte residents will take a little time out at our mulled wine picnic, get into conversation with each other and look forward to the Christmas season together," says Annika Becker, Head of Tourism + Culture.
If you like, you can take part in the candlelight walk offered by the parish of St Mary's after the event. At 7 pm, participants set off from St Clemens Church to various stations near the Chapel of Grace.
"He is the best clumsy person I know," says Christian Tramitz about his series partner Helmfried von Lüttichau, the Staller in "Hubert und Staller". "His father always said he had two left hands. Nevertheless, he became something. A poet? And an actor. He copied everything. The clumsiness from Valentin, the poetry from Gernhardt, the electric guitar from Keith Richards.
Harald Schmidt once said he always wanted to come out somewhere and say, "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen!" Even as a child. "I never wanted that! I always wanted to come out somewhere and say: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! I always wanted to be a rock musician!!! The stupid thing was that I could only play the violin. And not even well!"
Nothing worked out. Everything was different than he wanted? So now he just does what he likes. Plugged in, of course. With electric guitar, with Valentin, with Gernhardt - and anything else he can think of.
Advance booking: €21.00 / €19.50 Box office
: €23.00 / €21.50
Udo Jürgens is unforgotten!
Like hardly anyone else, he managed to combine Schlager and chanson, lightness and profundity, entertainment and aspiration. The crossover tenor and musician Christoph Alexander presents the work of this extraordinary artist musically, in his own way, without wanting to imitate Udo.
The well-known Münster cabaret artist and reciter Markus von Hagen moderates through the programme, sensitises people to the demanding texts and shows how much they reflect Udo Jürgen's life. And of our...
Experience that Udo Jürgen's songs are alive in the truest sense! The evening will be musically accompanied by violinist Janusz Bulka and guitarist Johnny Silver.
The violinist Larissa Cidlinsky studied with Igor Ozim and Esther Hoppe in Salzburg, with Donald Weilerstein, Ronald Copes and Li Lin at the Juilliard School in New York and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Ulf Wallin. She completed her Master's degree with Friedemann Eichhorn in Weimar and Ana Chumachenco at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía.
Kathrin Isabelle Klein studied piano at the Universities of Würzburg and Munich with Markus Bellheim. Since October 2021 she has been studying in the solo class of the Hanover Conservatory with Ewa Kupiec. After a teaching assignment for accompaniment at the Musikhochschule in Munich, she has had a permanent lecturer position for piano there since 2022.
Around 30 huts and stalls are planned on the market square and in Steinstraße.
There is to be a concert on Friday evening.
The Clemens Church will once again provide a quiet counterpoint to the hustle and bustle between the huts and stalls. There will once again be a series of contemplative offers for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle a little and come to rest. And those who want to use the Christmas market weekend for shopping will not only have the opportunity to do so on Friday and Saturday in the shops in the city centre, because on 17 December it is open Sunday from 1 to 6 pm.
When you think of Christmas, familiar melodies immediately flow through your mind. The musical decoration of the festive season has a long tradition in our culture.
Michael Sens looks at the world of the contemplative time before the turn of the year from the perspective of classical composers and their works in his Christmas programme.
What would "Oh Tannenbaum" have sounded like if it had been composed by Chopin? Or what would the virtuoso Franz Liszt have made of it?
But pressing questions of modern times are also put on the humorous tablet. What is the best Christmas present? Why does a family Christmas escalate, and if not, why? In any case, a musical programme in which humour and music take centre stage.
2023 was another one of those years - only, what was it again, when and above all: why?
When did the Wagenknechts and Schwarzers finally succeed in explaining to the Ukrainians how to end a war without weapons from their sofa? Did climate activists really get stuck in Markus Söder's face, or just him on his opinion from 5 minutes ago?
Thilo Seibel has collected everything from the year for you, filed it away and turned it top to bottom: when Friedrich Merz was used as a humour cannon, how Christian Lindner got short of breath from his own grumpiness, how many wigs Tony Marshall inherited - a full evening with Karl Lauterbach, Winfried Kretschmann and other surprise guests.
After this review, you can put it aside with relief, this year. And be absolutely sure: This evening was not designed by an artificial intelligence, but by Thilo Seibel.
The four musicians of Marsyas Baroque decided without further ado to take part in the German Music Competition in 2019 - with complete success. Not only did they receive a scholarship from the German Music Council and the special prize of the Ensemble Academy Freiburg, but a short time later they also won 1st prize at the renowned Biagio Marini Competition in Neuburg on the Danube.
The Irishman Matt Walsh, who lives in Münster, offers blues of a fine kind, with chamber music instrumentation and sensitive playing, with his acoustic quartet.
A programme of original compositions, jazz and funk-influenced soul-Latin and blues numbers, with a unique acoustic quartet sound, and yet always very close to the roots of the blues. The Dublin native sings and plays the blues with feeling and soul, is accompanied by an excellent band and creates a pleasant feeling in the listener in every second.
The Irishman lets the improvisational joy of jazz and the emotional depth, but also the funky sounds of soul music flow into his way of playing the blues. He thus creates an extremely diverse sound, to which each of his accompanists contributes his individual class and playing style.
Matthias Fleige intones intricate lines and melodies on his acoustic guitar, while bassist Jürgen Knautz provides the round and earthy groove on stand-up bass and electro-acoustic bass guitar. Andreas Hermjakob fuels the group sound with swirling rhythms, which he intones on congas, bongos and, especially effectively, on the cajon, a kist drum that originates from Cuba and Peru. Matt Walsh, with his virtuoso harmonica playing and soulful singing, is the centre and resting pole of the quartet.
It is time to give everything, to hold nothing back.
Only when the last love song has sounded, when the last punch line has shaken your diaphragm, when the last note has faded away and the last syllable has been spoken, when all the women's stories have been confessed, when all the men have been unmasked, all the pets have been set to music, when all the politicians have been expertly dissected, when the last word has been spoken and the last note has faded away, then you will see that no wish has been left unfulfilled - and no eye dry.
You can watch Reichow reading his own wishes from his own lips. Never has there been so much of the best in one programme. Never has language and music been combined more claviatorially. Never has there been so much gasping for air as in this programme.
Lars Reichow, the multiple award winner, radio and television presenter shows the whole range of his artistic potential as a cabaret artist, comedian, pianist and singer. And he shows attitude: clear words against nationalism, racism and a commitment to cosmopolitan thinking and acting. An entertaining and enjoyable evening.
Lars Reichow and his Best of programme "Wunschkonzert" - a very good reason to deal with reality.
Vegetables and fruit fresh from the field, meat products from the region, fragrant baked goods straight from the oven, colourful seasonal flowers and mysterious spices from all over the world. The weekly markets in Münsterland invite you to open-air shopping and yet they are far more than mere places of sale. This is where locals and guests meet, the latest news is exchanged and there is time for a chat among friends.
Weekly market in Telgte:
Tuesday: 2 to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 6 am to 1 pm