CONTEMPORARY CULTURAL PROGRAM IN A HISTORICAL AMBIENCE: ZENNER OPENS AGAIN WITH PARTIES, CONCERTS AND READINGS
With the opening of Zenner in June 2021, a historic but neglected site in Treptower Park was brought back to life as a trendy place to dine and drink on the river. Now, the Spreeside retreat is reviving its centerpiece: the previously derelict Zenner Haus. The GDR-era venue – complete with peeling walls and retro windows – will host a summer program of concerts, club nights and cultural events, allowing guests to watch, dance and drink in the iconic building. The lineup includes celebrated artists and collectives from Berlin and beyond, continuing on 06.04.2022 with an evening with author Michael Nast, who became the voice of Germany’s young people with his 2016 bestseller “Generation Beziehungsunfähig”.
If it’s a party you’re looking for, on 09.04. the space will welcome the latest edition of Buttons, the queer club night that, since its founding as Homopatik more than a decade ago, has achieved legendary status on the Berlin scene. Also celebrated – not just in Berlin but all over the world – is composer and musician Roger Eno, who will fill the hall of Zenner Haus with music from his latest album, “The Turning Year” on 12.05. If the cultural program is a reason to visit Zenner, you’ll want to stick around for the other highlight: a craft beer in the delightful riverside beer garden. Sounds like summer to us.
Text: Benji Haughton / Photos: Harrison Haines, Wendy Wei & Lena Burmann
Zenner, Alt-Treptow 15, 12435 Berlin–Treptow; map
Beer garden soft opening 02. & 03.04.2022 12–18h. For the full program and tickets visit the Zenner website.