Free Things To Do In April

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"Portrait Of Hong Kong" By Fan Ho X Blue Lotus Gallery

Hong Kong’s Arts Month might be over, but there’s still time to head to one more art show in April. As embodied in his book “Portrait of Hong Kong”, this exhibition showcases photographer and film director Fan Ho‘s last body of work from his extensive archive of negatives. After his death in 2015, it took about a year for his family and loved ones to compile this project. Don’t miss this journey through Hong Kong, which features everything from boat people to construction and modernisation, our beautiful quiet waters and more.

When: Now until Thursday, 14 April, 11am to 6pm
Where: Blue Lotus Gallery, 28 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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DELTA _ Behind Bars

Hong Kong-based DELTA Sounds plays host to big international names in electronic music, at the same time as promoting home-grown Asian talent. Catch its residents KLLDR, Claire, and Lukas at Behind Bars where they’ll play everything from house to techno tunes, while you sip on quality drinks at great prices.

When: Friday, 5 April, 9pm onwards
Where: Behind Bars, G/F, E Hall, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Celebrations

Regardless of whether or not you’ve got a seat in the stadium, there are tons of ways to get in on the Sevens fun across town. Start early with the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Festival at Lee Gardens. It promises a state of the art ninja course, rugby themed egg puffs, street art, plus all the action streamed live on big screens. HSBC is also sponsoring the Sevens Village Festival, which is open all weekend for both ticket and non-ticket holders. Didn’t manage to snag a place to watch the action up close? Sevens Central at the harbourfront features a live broadcast, music, tribute acts, street performances and happy hour drinks all day.

Hong Kong Sevens Festival
When: Friday, 5 April to Sunday, 7 April, 11am to 7pm (Egglettes and Street Art Festival, Saturday 30 March to Sunday 31 March)
Where: Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Sevens Village
Friday, 5 April, 11am onwards; Saturday, 6 April, 8am onwards; Sunday, 7 April, 8:30am onwards
Where: The Village, IRC, 63 Caroline Hill Road, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Sevens Central
When: Saturday, 6 April and Sunday, 7 April, 12pm to 8pm
Where: Central Harbourfront, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Le Boudoir “Vinyl Only”

Whether or not you believe the best way to listen to music is on vinyl, this event is great for any record fan. Head to Wyndham Street for a night of Italo disco and vintage sounds, courtesy of DJ Brahms.

When: Saturday, 6 and 13 April, 10pm onwards
Where: Le Boudoir, Basement, 65 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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The Conscious Festival 2019 By Green Is The New Black

The Conscious Festival is back! Organised by Green Is The New Black, this zero waste themed (and entirely vegan!) event and expo features transformative talks, engaging workshops, and a marketplace with over 80 pop-ups and 20 edutainment booths by NGOs. Head to the Kerry Hotel for mindful brands, healthy eats, organic booze and interactive art.

When: Saturday, 13 April to Sunday, 14 April, 11am to 7pm
Where: Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – make sure to register here

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HK Ploggers Lamma Island Hike & Cleanup

Following the inspirational climate change strikes that took place globally, there’s no time like the present to make a change and help the environment. Join HK Ploggers for a group hike across Lamma Island, a beach clean-up and a little party! This event will be in collaboration with Helper Choice, which helps connect employers and domestic workers directly and ethically. Bring reusable bags and gloves.

When: Sunday, 14 April, 11am to 3pm
Where: Sok Kwu Wan Pier, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: Free – make sure to register here

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the Hive Sustainability Matters

We’re always behind any initiative that promises to help us learn more about sustainability and how to incorporate it into our lives! Join the Hive for its “Sustainability Matters” evening, that promises to show us everything that’s happening in the eco-industry and the massive global environmental issues we’re facing. There’ll be a marketplace showcasing handicrafts and designs, documentary screenings in the indoor terrace, and super cool workshops where you can learn to create your own eco products.

When: Thursday, 25 April, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: the Hive Kennedy Town, 6/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – make sure to register here.

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