Katowice In Your Pocket no.33

Welcome to Katowice and issue 33 of Katowice In Your Pocket – your guide to the city and greater Silesia! Spring is already in the air as this year’s winter quietly slinks away having gone mostly unnoticed. Spring in Silesia usually means the beginning of a jam packed festival season. Katowice has a growing reputation for hosting some of the best music festivals in Poland (Tauron, OFF and Rawa Blues etc.) and this June will mark the kick off to the season with Tauron 2018! Don’t forget that the cultural revolution in Katowice has industrial tourism leading the way, and this year is no different with Industriada 2018, the theme being ‘Women of Industry’, the stars of which you can read about in our main feature on p.6. There’s plenty to see and do in Kato indoors and outdoors so read on to find out more. You can find a full listing of upcoming events in Katowice and other great Silesian venues in our What’s On section (p.16). Welcome to Katowice, the city which continues to surprise and humble us. Join us as we guide you through the best of what Katowice has to offer… As always, let us know how you got on in Katowice on our FB page and/or show us what you’ve seen during your time in the city by using the hashtag #katowiceinyourpocket through Instagram, or if you prefer, just use good old fashioned email: katowice@inyourpocket.com.


Cover story

It’s easy to explore Katowice on foot and by using public transport, but with the warmer weather returning, nothing beats using a bike, like this person is doing in Silesian Museum. Photo: R. Kazimierczak courtesy of slaskie.travel.


New reviews.

  • Dzień i Noc

    Night and day rolled into one: lunch, dinner, drinks, dance floor. What else can you ask for? Read more ▶

  • Śląska Prohibicja @Nikiszowiec

    With a modern take on 1920s decor, this huge place is the latest addition to the gastronomy and events & cultural scene in Niki. Read more ▶

  • Break the Code Escape Room

    The concept is simple, you play to break the code and escape the room (choice of 4)! What’s the worst that can happen? : ) Read more ▶

  • Escape Katowice

    You have 45 minutes to get out! Perfect for groups or as an integration activity. Soon 3 options all catering to English speakers. Read more ▶

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