10 Events For Your Diary This October

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Heart of Cyberpunk

#ddHK (Design District Hong Kong) joins forces with Sham Shui Po’s creative community this October to transform the area into a futuristic metropolis – ‘Heart of Cyberpunk(think Blade Runner meets Ghost in the Shell). With the help of international design experts, the entire Tung Chau Street Temporary Market will be transformed into a surreal sci-fi film set featuring larger-than-life installations from 10 local businesses. This immersive design and fashion experience will also include fashion performances, an exhibition shop and cybermarket, free guided tours, talks and workshops to get you inspired by the exciting world of cyberpunk.

Heart of Cyberpunk Main Base
When: Saturday, 17 October to Sunday, 25 October, 12pm to 8pm
Where: Tung Chau Street Temporary Market, 269 Tung Chau Street, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry (pre-registration is required for selected events) – RSVP here

Exhibition Shop – Form Society
When: Saturday, 17 October to Sunday, 8 November, 1pm to 7pm (Monday to Friday) and 12pm to 7pm (Saturday to Sunday)
Where: 186 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Lush Mooncake Tin Recycling Campaign

Lush Hong Kong – a brand that’s big on keeping packaging waste to a minimum – is helping you to enjoy a greener Mid-Autumn Festival this year by collecting and recycling your used metal mooncake tins. Trade in five tins and receive a Lush shampoo bar in return (while stocks last). The registration period ends on the day of the festival, so start emptying your mooncake tins now!

When: Registration open until Thursday, 1 October. Redemption will take place Thursday, 8 October to Sunday, 11 October.
Where: All Lush stores in Hong Kong and Macau

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Pink Together 2020

Pink Month is going virtual and we cannot be more excited! This year, the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation and activewear brand Hoya Kerry are teaming up to organise a series of online fundraising events to promote a healthy and active lifestyle, and raise breast cancer awareness. Aside from the charity sales, we’re especially looking forward to the live symposiums, which are perfect for those looking to learn more about the disease that has affected the lives of countless women around the world.

When: Thursday, 1 October to Saturday, 31 October
How much: Free entry

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Eaton HK "Wedding With Impact" Wedding Banquet Exhibition

Eaton HK are opening their doors to soon-to-be-wed couples who could use a hand in planning their big day. The “Wedding With Impact” wedding banquet exhibition will showcase a series of professional modern wedding banquets. There will be drink tastings, discount offers, photo ops, sound baths, perfume making workshops, and more – and if that’s not enough, you can join the after party at Terrible Baby. The first 80 couples to register their attendance will receive wedding gift vouchers worth over $3,000!

When: Friday, 2 October and Saturday, 3 October, 12pm to 6pm
Where: 2/F & 4/F, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – RSVP here

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Cathay Camera Club Annual Exhibition 2020

The long-standing Hong Kong-based photography club is bringing together local talents to showcase the beauty of Hong Kong. Under the theme “My Hong Kong – A personal perspective”, the exhibition will feature a collection of photographs in both colour and black & white formats. Get ready to see the city in a whole new light.

Time: Friday, 2 October, 12pm to 11pm; Saturday, 3 October, 9am to 11pm; Sunday, 4 October, 9am to 8pm
Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Millennial Quiz Night: Halloween Edition

Catering specifically to those born between 1981 and 1997, Millennial Quiz Night is back with a spooky Halloween edition. Gather your team of four and show off your pop culture knowledge from the past four decades for a chance to win some cool prizes (and booze!).

When: Monday, 5 October and Monday, 19 October, 7:30pm (registration at 7pm)
Where: The Aftermath, L/G, Sunny Building, 57-59 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $420 for a team of four (each ticket comes with a free drink) – book here

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The Beat Goes On (Beat Poet Tribute Night)

Attention all hepcats! In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the first public reading of Allen Ginsberg’s historic long-lined poem, Howl, Peel Street Poetry and Poetry OutLoud are hosting a special Beat Poet Tribute Night! Expect readings from the works of Ginsberg, Snyder, Kerouac, McClure, Amiri Baraka, Frank O’Hara, Hettie Jones and other prominent Beat Writers, complete with live music in true beat poetry fashion. Did we mention drinks will be two-for-one until 9pm?

When: Wednesday, 7 October, 8pm to 11pm
Where: Social Room, 3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Ladies' Long Lunch

In a departure from previous years, the 2020 edition of Ladies’ Long Lunch will be held online, which means you can dress up or dress down, and treat yourself to as many glasses of champagne as you please (far be it for us to judge!). All in support of the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation, this charity lunch is dedicated to helping children in Vietnam and Mongolia by funding shelter, medical care, and more.

When: Friday, 9 October, 7pm
How much: Free entry – RSVP here

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Pink Season Comedy Night 2020

American comedian Seth Waters headlines this LGBTQ+ comedy showcase, along with an incredible lineup of standup talent covering every letter of the rainbow. What better excuse to enjoy an evening of laughs than to show your support for Hong Kong’s LGBTQ community?

When: Thursday, 15 October, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Mudita, G/F, Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person ($300 at the door) – get your ticket here

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Outdoor Sunset Charity Yoga

Join yoga instructor Joey for an outdoor fundraising yoga sesh in support of mental health charity Mind Hong Kong. It’s always good to take (at least!) an hour or two out of your busy day to focus on you – and it’s even better when you’re able to raise money for charity at the same time! Yogis of all ability levels are welcome – just remember to bring along your own mat, water bottle, towel and cap.

When: Sunday, 18 October, 4:45pm to 6:15pm
Where: Tamar Park, Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $200 per person – RVSP on the Facebook event page and pay via PayMe to 6655 5974, two days prior to the event to secure your spot

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