28 October, 2015
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For Your Diary: What’s On In Hong Kong for November

28 October, 2015

Events, exhibitions and concerts in Hong Kong this month!

Halloween is done and dusted and we’re hurtling towards (dare we say it) the festive season. November is full of goodies however that’ll keep you more than entertained as we count down to those Christmas carols! Fish out those pens girls, it’s all happening in this month’s For Your Diary.

wine fairHKTDC Wine & Spirits Fair
If wine is your tipple of choice then make sure not miss out on the HKTDC Wine & Spirits Fair this year! Of course, there will be plenty of high-quality vino from all over the world to get your tastebuds tingling, as well as a wine industry conference for those in the field, a networking reception where you can meet other oenophiles and even a competition! And that’s not all, as there will be an awesome cocktail area with a whisky and brandy bar if you fancy something different at the end of the day. Love a glass of vino? We’re giving 10 lucky Sassy readers the chance to win a ticket to the HKTDC Wine & Spirits Fair! Simply drop your deets into the form below for your chance to win. Happy wining, Sassy Girls!

When: Thursday, 5 November – Saturday, 7 November
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
How much: Register here for a free admission badge and save $100, or enter our giveaway for the chance to win a ticket!7df6aed0-e5a4-4431-a106-95a43777803b

KEE Club x SassySassy x KEE Club’s Sinfully Good Halloween
Yep, we’re partnering with KEE Club for a sinfully delightful Halloween party! The theme is Seven Deadly sins, so if you want to indulge in a night of revelry then you know where to head. Don’t miss the best Halloween party on the scariest night of the year!

When: Saturday, 31 October, 9pm onwards
Where: KEE Club, 6/F, 32 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $500 per person, which includes free flow drinks until 12.30am, there’s a cash bar after midnight.

Latino Party -FYD

Latino Party
The hottest Latino party is in town and you’re invited. Hosted by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce, this spicy affair promises you a night of tantalising Mexican canapés as well as free flow beer and tequila from 8pm-11pm! Ay, caramba!

When: Thursday, 29 October, 8pm onwards
Where: 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
How much: $388 for member, $420 for non-members and $450 on the door! Book your tickets in advance here.

Tap DogsTap Dogs
Okay, so there aren’t actually any tap-dancing Labradors (gutted), but Tap Dogs have still be deemed the hottest tap-dancing show to date! After selling out in HK over a decade ago, this story of wild ‘dogs’ is back and ready to immerse you once again in this captivating dance theatre performance.

When: Friday, 30 October – Sunday, 8 November
Where: Venetian Theatre, The Venetian Macao, Cotai, Macao
How much: Tickets start from $280 and are available from www.hkticketing.com or by calling 31 288 288.

Wellness 360 FairWellness 360 Fair
Browse a wonderland of health products and unite with fellow health-addicts to learn all about Bach Flower Remedies, Crystal Healing and Iridology. One for the wellness warrior, you’re sure to leave with arms full of goodies!

When: Sunday, 1 November, 10am-7pm
Where: Pomegranate Kitchen, 4B, 44 Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

art gallery week-fydArt Gallery Week
Art fans can expect to enjoy a festival of full of talks, tours, studio visits. This week-long artsy affair will even have a touring art bus which is set to visit different art districts across the city!


When: Sunday, 1 November – Saturday, 7 November
Where: Times and locations vary across HK. Click here for all the deets.
How much: Free to attend, be sure to RSVP to individual talks and tours!

DIY WeekDIY Week
Dive in and get involved with Jumpstart Magazine‘s DIY Week. With tons of cool, hands-on workshops to attend, the tech-savvy and creative Sassy Girl can go from building her own 3D Printer to getting a head start on making those gorgeous Christmas gifts.

When: Sunday, 1 November – Sunday, 8 November
Various locations across Hong Kong. Click here for times and locations.
How much:
Workshops are priced accordingly, starting from $315. Reserve your spot here!

Butchers Club Southside Market Long LunchSouthside Market Long Lunch
The Butcher’s Club‘s much loved rooftop market is back and serving up a feast fit for carnivores with signature dishes, barbecued meats and yummy desserts all up for grabs. Enjoy the cooler October weather with a a selection of drinks and just chill out and unwind to live music.

When: Sunday, 1 November, 12 – 5pm
Where: The Butcher’s Club, 17/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $550 for adults, $250 for kids, available from www.ticketflap.com.

They’ve been dubbed one of the most in-demand house acts, gracing the finest underground labels with their polished future disco sounds. Yep, Spirit Catcher are performing in HK and are bound to capture your party spirit for a big night at Volar!

When: Sunday, 1 November, 12 – 5pm
Where: The Butcher’s Club, 17/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $250 with two standard drinks for entry before 12.30am, and with one standard drink after, available from www.ticketflap.com.

Artists AbroadArtists Abroad
Still looking for that peice of art? Artists Abroad are inviting you to join them for their 21st Annual Exhibition, featuring special guest artist Mark Isaac-Williams. The exhibition will fill the Rotunda with imaginative and vibrant pieces, created to reflect each artists’ individual style from traditional botanical to contemporary Chinese scenes, together with images of Hong Kong – the place we love to call home!

When: Monday, 2 November (opening reception, 6pm-9pm) – Friday, 13 November 10am-8pm daily.
Where: The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! For more info email [email protected] or call 91500912

secret theatre hong kong Secret Theatre Project Hong Kong
If you’re looking for something truly different, then make sure you check out a brand new, secret theatre throughout November and December. Brought over from Secret Sacred Theatre London, even the title of the show is kept a secret, along with the story and location! You’ll receive a secret meeting venue upon purchase of your ticket, along with a dress code. Previous productions include Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands in a factory in New York, Freakazoid in an Asylum in Hollywood and Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs in a warehouse, so expect a seriously thrilling immersive theatre experience! This is sure to spice up Hong Kong’s cultural and theatrical stage, so strap in and get ready for an adventure…

When: Every Thursday – Sunday from Thursday, 5 November – Sunday, 13 December
Where: Who knows… it’s a secret! Expect the unexpected as you travel on land and sea around Hong Kong. You’ll be emailed the venue upon purchase of your ticket.
How much: Early bird tickets are $888 per person and are available here. Capacity is limited to 45, so book tickets quick. This is an experience unlike any other that you won’t want to miss!

Chi-Fan-For-Charity 2Chi Fan for Charity
Choose from Hong Kong’s finest restaurants and book yourself a spot at this premiere charity dining event. Funds this year will be in aid of the Little Life Warrior Society (LLWS), a heart-warming organisation which improves the lives of children battling cancer. The concept is simple, good eats for a good cause!

When: Saturday, 7 November
Where: All over the city! Click here for a full list of participating restaurants.
How much: Seat prices range from $750 to $1,200, and tables seat between 10 to 12 people. Click here to secure your spot.

Race for strays FYDHong Kong Race for Strays
Grab your pup and race for those that are still waiting to find their forever home. The proceeds of this 4km race will go directly towards the Hong Kong Homeless Dog Shelter and will help to ensure over 200 dogs are cared for while waiting for adoption. Once you’ve worked up a sweat, cool off with Lola Ice Pops and carb up (you’re allowed) with treats from K-Roll and Naturalis

When: Saturday, 7 November, 10am
Moongate area of the Chinese International School, 1 Hau Yuen Path, Hong Kong
How much: $150 (all proceeds go to the pups!) Sign up here.

love is wildLOVE IS WILD
Sean Lee-Davies has unveiled his LOVE IS WILD photography collection that incredibly captures the relationship between man and the animal kingdom. The public are free to attend and browse these stunning shots, all while supporting animal conservation with Project C: Change.

LOVE IS WILD, launch of global tour of LOVE IS WILD:

When:  Wednesday, 11 November, VIP & celebrity Preview, 6 – 9pm, RSVP required. Thursday, 12-17 November, Open to general public, 10am – 6pm (closed on Sundays & Mondays)
Where: Liang Yi Museum, 181-199 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

LOVE IS WILD, a solo exhibition by Sean Lee-Davies:

WhereGalerie Huit, G/F, Shop 2, SOHO 189 Queen’s Road West, Hong Kong
When: Saturday21-24 November 2015, Open to general public, 10am – 7pm

 “OUT OF AFRICA”, Charity Gala Ball in association with The Elephant Society:

Where: Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong
When: Thursday, 26 November 2015, 7pm, RSVP required. 

Project EsinProject Esin
Challenge yourself over five, intensive days with a series of projects that’ll have you interpreting a wide-range of briefs as you aim to produce your work in as many different mediums as you can! You’ll leave having developed your creative thinking and feeling pretty proud of your achievements!

When: Wednesday, 11 November – Sunday, 15 November, 11am-7pm
Where: The Maker Hive, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 10F, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town
How much: $7500 inclusive of all five days and workshops. Click here to book!

Mr. SippHouse of Mercury Presents: Mr Sipp – The Mississippi Blues Child
Groove along to the cool, sounds of Mr Sipp, winner of the 2014 International Blues Challenge and Gibson Best Guitarist Award. Expect a night of real, electric Mississippi blues. Get on up!


When: Saturday, 14 November, 8pm-11pm
Where: Loft 22, 22/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $420, including one drink, available from www.ticketflap.com.

Dirty Boogie RockabillyDirty Boogie Rockabilly Festival
This rocking 50s festival is back for another year, so dig out those spotted neckerchiefs and roll up that hair! Featuring the likes of Hong Kong’s Boogie Play Boys, Los Rizlas from Japan and DJ Dave ‘Wobbly’ Ross all the way from the UK, you can expect this years’ shenanigans to be darn right dirty!

: Saturday, 14 November, 8pm
Where: Grappa’s Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Early bird tickets are $260 (until Sunday, 1 November) and advance tickets are available after that for $280, available from www.ticketflap.com.

BalmorheaBalmorhea Live in Hong Kong
Balmorhea, (pronounced bal-me-ray, didn’t you know?) are bringing their emotive processions here to the 852 straight from Austin, Texas. We’re not talking thick eyeliner, spiked necklace emotive either, but layered, post-rock music that you won’t be able to get enough of.

When: Tuesday, 17 November, 8pm-11pm
Where: Hidden Agenda, 2A, Winful Industrial Building, 15-17 Tai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
How much: Advance tickets are $220, available from www.ticketflap.com. Tickets are $260 on the door.

Wig OutWig Out Movember
Okay, okay we know you’re totally over Hallowen but it’s time to face Pottinger Street once again in the name of Wigging Out for Movember! Don your best wig and tash as you watch HK’s favourite mixologists battle it out behind the bar for your votes on the best cocktail – all in aid The Movember Foundation.

When: Thursday, 19 November, 8pm-11pm
Where: Mahalo Tiki Lounge, 29/F, QRE Plaza, Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Early bird ticket for one is $800, early bird ticket for two is $1,500, regular ticket for one is $1,000, available from www.ticketflap.com.

Comedy club-FYDPunchline Comedy Club
Catch the best of the best with these triple comedy acts that have even sold out the likes of the Edinburgh Festival! Hold on to your sides Sassy Girls, as Paul Zenon, Damian Clark and Andrew Stanley are bound to split them.

: Thursday, 19 November – Saturday, 21 November
Where: Tamarind, 2/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Early bird tickets are $290, regular tickets are $350, available from www.ticketflap.com.

Event Horizon FYDBritish Council Hong Kong presents Event Horizon
Fancy being a part of the largest public art installation ever seen in the Motherland? Event Horizon has been created as a means of stimulating and inviting reflection as well as an entirely new learning platform which will reach out to teachers, students and everyone in between! Join in on a series of public lectures, seminars and hands-on workshops including a special talk by Antony Gormley, or go along to one of their guided tours.

When: Monday, 16 November, 6pm-8pm (Antony Gormley talk)
Where: Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! RSVP here.

Elton JohnElton John – All The Hits Tour
As if this man even needs an introduction! Be a part of his All The Hits Tour and celebrate his monumental career with the classics. Can you feel the love tonight Girls? We can.


When: Tuesday, 24 November, 8pm
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start from $488 and are available from www.hkticketing.com or by calling 31 288 288.

Hong Kong’s most anticipated music festival is of course back again with acts that you seriously won’t want to miss. From The Libertines to Damien Rice, you know this weekend is going to be full of great music (and beer, obvs). Stay tuned for our upcoming articles on festival fashion, ones to watch, interviews with the musicians and you may even get the chance to win a ticket to the festival if you didn’t get the chance to buy an early-bird!

When: Friday, 27 November – Sunday, 29 November
Where: West Kowloon Cultural District
How much: $1,620 for a weekend pass. Snap up your tickets here

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