Best of What’s On this Week: 12 October 2018

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 12 October 2018!

Best of What's On 12 October

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 12 October 2018. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here.

Things to Do in Hong Kong this Week: 12 October 2018

2018 Hong Kong VegFest

VegFest HK

There will be more than 70 stalls with vegan food, live cooking demonstrations, music, talks and more at this festival designed for anyone who wants to learn more about protecting our health and the planet.

When:     17 October 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Adventist Academy
Tickets:  Free admission, Facebook


Wednesday Campanella

Wednesday Campanella

Japanese sensations Wednesday Campanella are returning to Hong Kong for their first headline show. Having wowed audiences at Clockenflap 2017 with their stunningly show-stealing performance and insatiably catchy tunes, fans can now look forward to their debut, solo show in town.

When:     12 October 2018
Where:    Music Zone, KITEC
Tickets:  $590 at the door, $490 in advance on Ticketflap


Raisin’ the Roof Charity Event

Nepalese fundraiser

Enjoy Sunday funday with free-flow signature cocktails, beers, Nepalese BBQ, momos and more served nonstop from 12-5pm with proceeds to benefit building a school in Nepal.

When:     14 October 2018
Where:    Brick House, Central
Tickets:  $450, Event Website


Bloom with Nitai

Bloom with Nitai

This 8 hour/2 day workshop delves into our anatomy through a step-by-step process that progressively increases in complexity. Practice includes Bhastrika, Ujjayi and Kumbaka breathing as well as exploration of our fascia or connective tissue and its effects within yoga poses.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    Pure Yoga Soundwill Plaza, Causeway Bay
Tickets:  $2,600, Pure Yoga Website


JYOCHO ‘A Parallel Universe’ Tour – Live in Hong Kong


The guitarist DAtJIRO NAKAGAWA (formerly of Uchu Conbini) has launched a solo project JYOCHO, opening up a new window for math rock. He will perform live in Hong Kong as a part of his Parallel Universe Tour.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  $280, Ticketflap


Solar Wellness Series

The Solar Wellness Series consists of 4 experiences that combine wellness, music and sustainability. Each session will offer a full afternoon of wellness activities with two classes led by two professional instructors form the IRIS team, together with a carefully curated musical journey with HK.SolarSoundSystem providing all attendees with a special getaway from the busy city.

When:     17, 21, 25 October, 2 November, 2018
Where:    Private venue on Hong Kong Island
Tickets:  From $420, Eventbrite


De De Mouse Live in Hong Kong

De De Mouse

De De Mouse is the brainchild of bespectacled Tokyo-based studio bouffin Daisuke Endo. De De Mouse’s sound is characterized by feather-light vocals, housey beats, infectious synth melodies, and lush production values.

When:     16 October 2018
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $250, Ticketflap


Silent Sky

Silent Sky

This true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them.

When:     10-14 October 2018
Where:    McAulay Studio, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $260, Ticketflap


Freespace Happening

Freespace Happening

From September 2018 to March 2019, Freespace Happening – the free outdoor music and arts event, returns every second weekend of each month with music, dance, literature-themed activities, a handicraft market, and a rich variety of creative workshops for everyone to enjoy.

When:     14 October, 11 November, 8-9 December 2018, 13 January, 10 February, 9-10 March 2019
Where:    Art Park, West Kowloon
Tickets:  Free, For more information


Retykle Pop-Up

Retykle Popup

For the whole month of October, RETYKLE will  be in the heart of Central showcasing hundreds of the most coveted designer childrenswear brands under one roof. Bring your friends & family along for some eco-conscious shopping and explore their most sought-after selection of pre-loved and new pieces – all at up to 90% off! Each day they’ll be restocking with fresh new designer items at amazing prices!

When:     1-31 October 2018
Where:    57-59 Hollywood Road, Central
For more information:  Facebook Event


Puccini’s Turandot

Puccini's Turandot

Set in ancient Beijing, the emperor is seeking a fearless prince to take Princess Turandot’s hand in marriage with only one condition: the suitor must solve three riddles posed by the princess. The characters reflect elements of Puccini’s life experience in this new production of his classic work.

When:     10-14 October 2018
Where:    Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $150, Urbtix


Hong Kong International Black Box Festival

Hong Kong Black Box Festival

The Hong Kong International Black Box Festival will feature four productions from around the world – One Fine Day (Beijing), MDLSX (Italy), Oedipus Schmoedipus (Australia/Hong Kong) and Five Easy Pieces (Switzerland/Germany/Belgium) – offering audiences an exciting glimpse at the diverse possibilities of contemporary theatre. The festival also includes a series of workshops and talks.

When:     11 October – 2 November 2018
Where:    HK Rep Black Box and HK Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
Tickets:  From $200, West Kowloon Cultural District Website


The Best of British Film Festival

Best of British Film Festival

The spectacular harbour-side setting of Tamar Park will be the venue for six nights of classic British cinema featuring some of Britain’s most iconic films. This years festival will include showings of Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Holiday, Billy Elliot, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Love Actually and Kingmans – Secret Service. New this year they have added a special kids matinee show kicking off at 5pm each day and showing some fantastic kid-friendly movies.

When:     9-14 October 2018
Where:    Tamar Park
Tickets:  $100 in advance, $120 at the door, Facebook


MDLSX by Motus

MDLSX is an explosive, gender-blurring solo performance about individual authenticity and freedom. Premio Ubu-winner Silvia Calderoni peels away layers of scientific and historical convention and challenges the audience to re-imagine individual identity beyond the definitions of binary gender.

When:     17-21 October 2018
Where:    HK Rep Black Box, Kowloon
Tickets:  $300, Event Website


Great Hong Kong Craft Beer Festival 2018

Enjoy top-notch beers from local and selected international breweries within a building full of lively creativity as a new option for craft beer festival comes to Hong Kong.

When:     12-13 October 2018
Where:    PMQ, Central
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite


Time Out Dining Series: Moonrise Picnic

Moonrise Picnic

This autumn, Time Out is presenting its first-ever Moonrise Picnic. Turning the typical sunset soiree on its head, this event is a chance for you and your friends and family to enjoy the lunar ascent with good food and good company at China Hong Kong City’s sprawling harbourfront terrace.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    China Hong Kong City, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $308, Ticketflap


Marco Polo German Bierfest 2018

Head down to the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel for a fun-filled evening of traditional German bites, selections of beers and all-night dancing and laughter against the panoramic backdrop of the Victoria Harbour.

When:     17 October – 10 November 2018
Where:    Viewing Platform, Level 6 Marco Polo HongKong Hotel
Tickets:  From $160, HK Ticketing


Bad Gals Night Out

Mrs. Pound and Benefit Cosmetics are teaming up to bring you Bad Gals Night Out! Unleash your inner bad gal and gather the dolls for an evening of free-flow cocktails, bites and pampering.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    Mrs. Pound, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $350, Ticketflap


Benji B

Benji B

Recently appointed by Virgil Abloh as Louis Vuitton’s music director, Benji is recognised by music and fashion followers alike for his work with some of the most important brands and artists of our time such as Kanye West on both ‘Yeezus’ and ‘The Life of Pablo.’ He will play a DJ set in Hong Kong in what’s guaranteed to be an electric night.

When:     16 October 2018
Where:    Yojimbo, Central
Tickets:  $250 at the door, $200 in advance on Ticketflap


CE LA VI: The End of Prohibition

CE LA VI End of Prohibition

CE LA VI Hong Kong is taking you back to the 1920s. An evening of unbounded revelry, this event features live jazz, performances, mouth-watering cocktails, and a DJ to keep you celebrating the end of prohibition throughout the night.

When:     16 October 2018
Where:    CE LA VI Hong Kong
Tickets:  From $350, Facebook


DJ Jayceeoh

DJ Jaceeyoh

Jake Osher, more popularly known as Jayceeoh, is a Los Angeles based Producer/DJ and world-renowned turntablist.

When:     18 October 2018
Where:    Volar, Central
Tickets:  $400 at the door, $300 in advance on Ticketflap


Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

This weekend market by Handmade Hong Kong offers DIY Indie Arts, Crafts and other goods from small traders. Stay for dinner at one of the designated fabulous D’Deck restaurants and enjoy a free ferry ride back to Central.

When:     14 October 2018
Where:    Discovery Bay Plaza
For more information:  Event Website


Clearwater Bay Open

Clearwater Bay Open

For the first time ever the Clearwater Bay Open will be the season-ending event on the PGA TOUR Series-China, so don’t miss the opportunity to come down to The Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club to watch this season-ending showdown.

When:     11-14 October 2018
Where:    The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club
Tickets:  Free, register on Ticketflap


Ocean Park Halloween Fest 2018

Ocean Park Halloween Fest 2018

Halloween is not complete without a haunted feast! In addition to an array of interactive and visually stunning haunted attractions and Hong Kong’s largest ever Sanrio characters HELLO-week party, Ocean Park welcomes all thrill-seeking and light-hearted party-goers with two thrilling and dainty-looking menus, available during Halloween Fest.

When:     5-31 October 2018
Where:    Ocean Park
For more information:  Ocean Park Website


Brush Lettering Workshop

Brush Lettering Workshop

Divine into colours in this 2-session brush lettering workshop. Learn how to create calligraphy style lettering with brush pens in the first workshop and then look into the different brush lettering effects in depth in the second workshop. Ages 11 and up.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    Printer & Co. Atelier, North Point
Tickets:  $140.81, Event Website


The Hong Kong Maternity + Baby Event 2018

Hong Kong Maternity and Baby Event

Do not miss Healthy Matters’ fourth edition of The Hong Kong Maternity + Baby Event, the leading event in Hong Kong on pregnancy and babies. Learn from top doctors and experts, find premium products and services and enjoy a unique experience.

When:     13 October 2018
Where:    JW Marriott Hong Kong
For more information:  Eventbrite


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