Free Things To Do In March

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The Good Life Boutique Pop-Up

This luxury pop-up includes seven Hong Kong lifestyle brands (all owned by women!) and features everything from photographic prints to stone jewellery, handmade cotton goods, soy wax candles, homeware and more.

When: Saturday, 2 March to Saturday, 9 March, 10am to 8pm
Where: 11 Mee Lun Street (between Gough Street and Hollywood Road), Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry.

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Flow Factory Co. Yoga Strap Class

Back by popular demand, this class gives you the lowdown on the ‘yoga strap’ – the stretching belt that can help you touch your toes, deepen your stretch, and reach your full potential. The class is appropriate for beginners, just remember to bring your own yoga mat, a small towel, water, and a yoga strap (available to purchase for $30, PM to reserve one!).

When: Sunday, 3 March, 11am to 12pm
Where: Tamar Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free – no need to sign up! 

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The Pawn Great Gatsby Wednesday

The Pawn Botanical Bar’s Great Gatsby is so smooth, it’s hard to believe entry is free! Head to Wan Chai for a night of jazz, cocktails, nibbles and dancing. This event is recurring and has two dates this month, featuring Carpio Brothers on Wednesday, 6 March and AveNew on Wednesday, 20 March

When: Wednesday, 6 March and Wednesday, 20 March, 9pm to 11pm
Where: The Pawn Botanicals Bar, 1/F, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry.

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illusfairHK 2019: Colours Of Life

Promising to be more than just an ordinary print, sketches and craft market, illusfairHK will also be hosting free talks by professional illustrators, workshops, and live drawing demonstrations this month! Featuring over 80 participating artists, this is definitely an exhibition we’ve got our eye on.

When: Friday, 8 March, 7pm to 10pm; Saturday, 9 March and Sunday, 10 March, 12pm to 7pm
Where: L1 Gallery & Courtyard, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – register here.

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Film Screening: City Of Joy

As part of a month-long International Women celebration, Campfire Collaborative Spaces is running a “She Can, So She Did” campaign featuring panels, workshops and wellness classes. We’re particularly excited about the film screening of Netflix’s City of Joy (hosted by Art Women) – an incredible documentary about survivors of gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the ways in which they have rebuilt their lives. There’ll also be a “fireside” chat and a Q&A session with the founder of Art Women, as well as light refreshments!

When: Friday, 8 March, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: Campfire Collaborative Spaces Wong Chuk Hang, Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
How much: Free. Walk-in welcome – just make sure to RSVP on the Facebook event page.

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Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon On Women In Art In Asia

In collaboration with the Art+Feminism campaign, Asia Art Archive is hosting its third edit-a-thon this month. With help from the Wikimedia User Group, head to Sheung Wan for an afternoon where you can create, share, and improve Wikipedia articles about women who create art in Asia. 

A 2011 study found that just around ten per cent of Wikipedia editors are women. Meanwhile, they are consistently underrepresented in the art world, including in Hong Kong. This edit-a-thon is part of an ongoing effort to contribute to discussions about the representation of art and visual culture in Asia on open-source knowledge platforms.

When: Saturday, 9 March, 2pm to 6pm
Where: A Space, Asia Art Archive, 10/F, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free – register here.

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Asia Pacific Dance Platform: From Crafting to Dancing

This 90-minute talk features art director Katia Engel, dancer Ari Ersandi and mask carver Ki Pono Wiguno. Head to Wan Chai to hear about their experiences as artists working abroad and how traditional Indonesian mask carving and dance choreography seamlessly meld together.

When: Monday, 11 March, 8pm to 9:30pm
Where: Goethe Gallery, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free – get a ticket here.

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Art Block Party: MADE IN HOME KONG

March is Art Month in Hong Kong and what better way to welcome all the beautiful shows and performances than with a street party? To celebrate the “HOME KONG” photography exhibition, Bamboo Scenes, Home Kong and Locofama are partnering up to launch the show with a special weekend art block party with live DJs and organic bites by Locofoma and BlackSalt. Book a ticket now.

When: Saturday, 16 March, 2pm to 6pm
Where: 13 Fuk Sau Lane, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry with 100% pay-by-donation proceeds being donated to local charity ImpactHKbook your ticket now.

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When We Talk About Love: A Cha Reading

Valentine’s might be over but if you’re still feeling romantic, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is hosting a reading about love this month. Featuring a mix of scholars and creative writers, head to a yet to-be-confirmed secret location and watch a discussion of different aspects of love, and listen to excerpts from their favourite texts about the subject. Check out the Facebook event page to keep updated.

When: Monday, 18 March, 7:30pm to 9pm
Where: Kowloon, Hong Kong – location to be confirmed!
How much: Free entry.

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Hong Kong Photobook Fair 2019

Spend the last weekend of the month at this photobook fair, where you can browse Hong Kong publications, including self-published works, innovative magazines, and handmade books.

When: Friday, 29 March to Sunday, 31 March
Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free admission


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