Tilburg International Club

OUR MISSION

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Partnership with Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria in Tilburg

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria in Tilburg!

Just last month as part of our Welcome to Tilburg event, over 100 expats were all smiles and full bellies after the Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria experience in Tilburg.

In Jamie’s own words, “In my pizzerias you’ll find fresh, tasty hand-stretched pizzas that really hit the spot. Our restaurants are a celebration of the Italian way of eating – incredible food served up in a buzzing, warm and relaxed environment.”

Jamie’s pizzerias and restaurants have been steadily expanding internationally, and therefore, is a perfect fit for expats of the tilburg international club coming to Tilburg from around the world. The tilburg international club works hard to organise not only many fun and educational activities for its members, but also, to provide many advantages that make being a member of the club a beneficial additional to their lives abroad.

We are pleased that members of the tilburg international club will receive a 10% discount at Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria in Tilburg when they show their valid membership card! We hope you plan a visit soon for a taste testing of your favourite pizza.

Interested in becoming a member? Read more HERE. Questions or comments about membership? Let us know!

#Tilburg #Expatlife #JamieOliver #pizzeria

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tícMovie review: The Children Act

by Anne van Oorschot

For tíc’s first movie night of the year, on 28 Sept 2018, we had a great turnout of 12 people who made their way to Cinecitta to watch The Children Act. The movie follows Fiona Maye (Oscar® winner Emma Thompson) who is a respected Judge in the High Court of England and Wales, well known for her professional and just decisions within the complex area of family law.  Just when her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) seems to be reaching a crisis due to her devotion to her work, she throws herself into a complex case. The 17-year old Adam (Fionn Whitehead) has leukemia and will die if he does not receive a blood transfusion.  However, Adam and his parents are Jehovah’s Witnesses, and believe that having a blood transfusion is against their religion. Fiona must decide if he is too young to decide himself over life and death, or if the court should step in. Her decision will have major consequences for both Adam and Fiona.

There was a lot to talk about after the film, which we did while enjoying a drink in the beautiful café area of Cinecitta. Without giving too much of the film away, those who kept waiting for Fiona to soften up in the face of the emotional onslaught from different sides were a bit disappointed she never really did. While the ending was somehow inevitable, it was felt to be either: 1) too bad, 2) preventable, 3) the only good ending.

Fortunately, there were other topics to be discussed as well: summer activities, how the knop punten system of bike trails in the Netherlands works, the challenges of doing research, whether Aston Villa is from London or Birmingham…in short a great start of the weekend.

Don’t miss TIC’s next movie night!

#tilburginternationalclub #Expatlife #Cinecitta #movienight #thechildrenact

About tilburg international club

Would you like to know who we are?

🔝  OUR MISSION

tíc is a non-profit volunteer organization that:

🔹 Provides social, educational and networking activities for internationals living in and around Tilburg;
🔹 Represents the international community to local governmental bodies; and
🔹 Aims to further positive relations among people of different nationalities

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🔝  tíc Fast Facts

🔹 tíc hosted an opening reception in March 2008 for international citizens from 29 different countries!
🔹 Our official partner is MidPoint Brabant
🔹 Our sponsors include Holland Expat Center South (HECS), Tilburg University and P&D Care
🔹 Organizations such as Fontys Dance Academy, Tilburg University and Rhenus Logistics have subsidized their employee’s annual dues!
🔹Members benefit from our relationships with Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria, Tilburg, Sligro Tilburg and Theaters Tilburg
🔹 Currently, our club has over 100 members from 31 different countries!
🔹 A variety of tíc activities are held in and around the center of town and many are free of charge to members.
🔹 Our association (“Vereniging”) is a family club, so the annual €50 dues covers partners and children participating in club activities.
🔹 Guests are welcome to attend two (2) events as a guest to get a better feel for the club and its members before joining!

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🔝  Expats in Brabant

tíc welcomes non-Dutch citizens, living and/or working in the Netherlands, who would like to:

🔹 Join other expats for social and educational activities
🔹 Expand personal and professional networks
🔹 Introduce partners and children to new people in a relaxed and fun social atmosphere
🔹 Learn more about the Tilburg, Noord Brabant and the Netherlands

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🔛  At home in the Netherlands

We can help ease your adjustment process with practical tips, advice and information for daily life in the Netherlands and provide you with a social and support network. tíc can be a valuable resource in your “home away from home”.

#Tilburg #Expat #Membership # Mission #Brabant

Invitation! ‘t Taphuys Borrel/Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2018 Place: Piusplein 10, Tilburg Time: 18:30 – 20:00 Register by: 10 October 2018 (Registration form below) Cost: First drink is free! We’re having a Thursday night borrel (happy hour), our first of the year at t’ Taphuys! «No twists, no combinations, just an evening of good wine and good company! » Come join us, … Continue reading

#TBT: tíc Book Club review of Nocturnal Animals

Next week we will be meeting for our next book club; a gathering that sometimes has intense debates, but is always a lot of fun. For #ThrowbackThursday, let’s take a look at a book club review from earlier this year!

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Book Review by Molly Johnson

We all agreed that the latest book discussion choice didn’t quite hit the spot and live up to the glowing reviews plastered on the cover. Perhaps the original title “Tony & Susan” should have already indicated a not so exciting read, but despite the difficulty some of us had to power through its 370 plus pages, we did all think it showed some promise at the start.

Austin Wright, the author of this novel – recently made into a movie with a slightly more enticing ‘Nocturnal Animals’ title – has a rather unique writing style. But many of us felt like it lacked any flow, and struggled to get going at times.

Tony & Susan tells the story of Susan Morrow, who receives the transcript of ex-husband Edward’s newly completed novel, Nocturnal Animals. She is tasked with giving her critique on his writing efforts, which she’d struggled to praise during their marriage. While the intention of Wright, we thought, was to create some kind of link between the life of “Tony Hastings” – Nocturnal Animal’s protagonist – with that of Edward and Susan, many of us were left disappointed by the lack of such a revelation. (more…)

Upcoming Events

  • Autumn picnic @ the Grotto 21 October 2018
  • Ghost Tour 31 October 2018
  • Trappers Ice Hockey Game 4 November 2018
  • Book Club: We All Began As Strangers 12 November 2018
  • GLOW Eindhoven 17 November 2018
  • Board game afternoon 25 November 2018
  • tíc Movie Night 30 November 2018
  • Christmas Cookie Party 8 December 2018
  • Dickens Festival 16 December 2018

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