Dedicated to showcasing the finest craftsmanship across fashion and design from around the world, The Garnered is popping up in The Landmark this month. With collections from 20 designers, along with interactive workshops, it’s the perfect excuse for a shopping spree! We hear that they have some candles and other ceramics from Feldspar – perfect for Christmas pressies.
When: From now until Sunday, 12 November
Where: The Garnered at Landmark, Shop 105, 1/F Chater House, Landmark, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Make sure to bring your purse for a little Christmas shopping…
Book lover? The Hong Kong International Literary Festival is to be held over ten days this month, featuring established and emerging writers from around the world. The programme will include: discussions, literary lunches and dinners, workshops, lectures, debates, book signings and readings, and will celebrate creative writing in English, with an emphasis on writing with an Asian connection.
When: Friday, 3 November to Sunday, 12 November
Where: Various venues across Hong Kong – see more details here!
How much: Prices vary – get your tickets for a variety of workshops, readings and other events here!
TEDxTinHauWomen will be held over half a day, with the programme including exclusive streaming of talks from the global TEDWomen event in New Orleans and a line-up of local speakers. The inspiring speakers are drivers of social, cultural, industrial and personal innovation and will share their stories with 500 men and women. Make sure to enter our giveaway below for your chance to win a ticket to the event!
When: Friday, 3 November, 1pm to 9pm
Where: Qube at PMQ, S311, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $400 – get your tickets here! Or enter our giveaway below for your chance to win one ticket to the event!
The Hong Kong Mental Health Conference will be a three-day integrative, multi-disciplinary event, attracting delegates from many professional fields. The final day of the conference will be an open forum for the public, allowing local resources and facilities to be highlighted to those in need, providing information and education on mental health for all attendees.
When: Friday, 3 November to Sunday, 5 November (open to the public on Sunday, 5 November)
Where: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend on Sunday, 5 November! Make sure to register here.
Raising money to support Child Welfare Scheme Hong Kong (CWS HK), and its work with children in Nepal, the 17th Lamma Fun Day is set for the first weekend of the month. With more than 15 bands, musicians, singers and DJs performing on two stages, the free, family-friendly festival will also feature more than 30 market stalls, a bar, food stalls, a charity auction, beach games and much more.
When: Saturday, 4 November, 11am to 10pm
Where: Tai Wan To Beach, Lamma Island, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
End summer in style with Corona’s iconic Sunsets Festival. For two days Stanley will be transformed into an unforgettable music festival. The plaza and promenade will be decked out with Corona’s sunset mural, playing host to an impressive line-up of musical talents. In addition to the festival’s music selections, it will also feature arts and crafts workshops, temporary tattoo stations and refreshing Corona cocktails.
When: Saturday, 4 November and Sunday, 5 November
Where: Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend!
We loved the Tong Chong Street Market back in April this year, and can’t wait for its next instalment starting this month! Lined up for 12 Sundays, beginning from Sunday, 5 November 2017 to Sunday, 11 February 2018, the gathering at Taikoo Place will feature more than 40 innovative food experts, passionate local food vendors and farmers, including Waffling Beans, Honbo, Chilli Fagara, Black Sugar Coffee, Beast Green and many more.
When: Every Sunday from 5 November 2017 to 11 February 2018 (except for 3, 24, 31 December, 2017)
Where: Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Make sure to bring some cash to make purchases whilst there!
The annual LKF carnival is being transformed into a Japanese Matsuri market this month. Featuring over 40 booths of Japanese sake and delicacies from across Japan, expect a line-up of activities, including live magic, bands and traditional Japanese Matsuri dancing. Don’t forget to also experience the professional hairstyling and Japanese-style face painting and immerse yourself in the Matsuri atmosphere. Die-hard gaming fans – don’t miss the Nintendo booth!
When: Saturday, 11 November to Sunday, 12 November, 1pm until late
Where: Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Hong Kong’s premier music festival is back this month for its 10th edition and is set to be bigger and better than ever before! With more than 100 international, regional and local acts lined up, including huge names such as Massive Attack, The Prodigy, and the newly announced Kaiser Chiefs topping the bill, it’s sure to be a weekend to remember.
When: Friday, 17 November, 5pm to 11pm and Saturday, 18 November to Sunday, 19 November, 12pm to 11pm
Where: Central Harbourfront, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $930 (one-day pass for Friday, 17 November) / $1,000 (one-day pass for either Saturday, 18 or Sunday, 9 November) $1,720 (three-day pass). Get your tickets here!
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As part of Handmade Hong Kong’s November Discovery Bay Sunday Market, Etsy Made Local is the perfect opportunity to stock up for Christmas! Celebrating crafters, collectors and artisans in Hong Kong, the market will offer up handmade wares and vintage goods.
When: Sunday, 26 November, 11am to 6pm
Where: Discover Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!