Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos over the next 7 days; it’s all here in Your Awesome Week!
The world’s most popular art fair will return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibit Centre this coming weekend, mama! Known for their highly interactive, engaging and fun atmosphere, the 4th edition of the Affordable Art Fair will see a refreshing line-up of galleries and artists, as well as engaging activities for tykes and mamas alike! Showcasing artworks from 110 galleries around the world, and with nearly 1,000 artists – local, emerging and some renowned names in the art world – there will be artworks for every taste and budget (artworks priced between HKD$1,000 – HKD$100,000). Don’t forget to look out for the Young Talent Hong Kong show, led by artists under 35, as well the specially curated exhibition, Special Projects, featuring gallery-nominated artists. Your little ones can also explore their very own creative talents at the Children’s Art Studio, while mamas and papas enjoy the complimentary Art Education tours and talks, alongside the reveal of global art trends by FRESH.
When: Friday, 13 May – Sunday, 15 May
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Adult: $150, Concession: $80. Click here to buy tickets! Get a Buy-1-Get-1-Free discount before 12th May, 2016! The event is free for children under 16.
Got a passion for fashion, mama? Then you’ll love this evening filled with everything from Fashion Shows and a Catwalk, to a Market Bazaar by Hong Kong’s best designers and creatives. You’ll find all the hottest upcoming as well as established labels, with the latest collections from some of our fave brands such as Raven + Rose, Miss Runner, Mazu Swimwhere, what the frock?, Viniga and many more! Fashion artworks by the lovely Pirate, will also be exhibited .
When: Thursday, 12 May, 6-10pm
Where: The Hive Studios, 8/F, Cheung Hing Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Hong Kong
How much: $100. Book here.
If you’re on the hunt for an authentic French market experience at the picturesque Stanley Murray House, it’s here that you’ll shop for fresh French seafood and fresh produces, as well as saucisson (French sausauge), pâté and of course, cheese and wine! Yum!
When: Saturday, 14 May – Sunday, 15 May, 11am-6pm
Where: Stanley Murray House, Stanley Main Street, Stanley, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, but bring $$ for the market!
It’s time to throw it back mama! From Brighton 1964 to Hong Kong 2016, the second Mods vs Rockers night will feature a face off between The Red Stripes and The Boogie Playboys! There’ll be referee MC Dave ‘Wobbly’ Ross, a performance from Miss Cathy at half time, live Vespas and a best dressed competition! Dress up as a Mod or a Rocker and enjoy a vintage night of classic Rockabilly, Ska and Soul tunes, plus more…
When: Saturday, 14 May, 8.30pm
Where: Grappa’s Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central District, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, but bring $$ for drinks.