Best of What’s On this Week: 31 August 2018

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 31 August 2018!

31 August 2018

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 31 August 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: 31 August 2018

Jazz Age: Party at the Fringe

The spotlight event of “Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” – the Jazz Age Party will be all about the Roaring 20s with a live big band jazz band playing 1920s and 30s standards, swing and charleston dancing and plenty of 1920s cocktails to go around.

When:     1 September 2018
Where:    Fringe Club
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap

 

Mind, and Hours

We have a lot on our MIND, yet only so many HOURS to make something out of it. Mind and Hours was written as a love letter to Hong Kong featuring musical theatre numbers about the struggles of Hong Kong people.

When:     31 August 2018
Where:    Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre Theatre
Tickets:  $150, Urbtix

 

La Boheme

La Boheme Opera

One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s La Boheme is returning in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production with a series of exciting casts.

When:     1 September 2018
Where:    HKAPA Bethanie Theatre
Tickets:  $210, HK Ticketing

 

Beyond the Barricade

Enjoy the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals in a glittering concert starring the former cast members of London’s longest-running musical, Les Miserables.

When:     4-9 September 2018
Where:    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Tickets:  From $395, HK Ticketing

 

John Fothergill Stand Up Comedy

John Fothergill

Acclaimed comedy star John Fothergill is headlining a show along with Howard Read, Bec Hill, and Tiernan Douieb it what is sure to be a hilarious evening of stand-up comedy with Punchline Comedy Club.

When:     6-8 September 2018
Where:    Tamarind, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $290, Ticketflap

 

Free Yoga Class in Central

Join Free Yoga Classes hosted by Andiappan Yoga Community each Sunday. The classes are led by professionally-trained International Yoga Academy yoga instructors who believe in the benefits of yoga and are committed to sharing their experience with others in the community.

When:     Every Sunday through 14 October 2018
Where:    Pier 10, Central
Tickets:  Free event, sign-up Facebook Event

 

Hong Kong Sports Clinic Running Workshop

Hong Kong Sports Clinic Running Workshop

Join an experienced team of therapists and the HKSC running team for a Sunday morning perfect for running enthusiasts or athletes wanting to enhance their running knowledge. This workshop is open to the public and is suitable for athletes of all levels. This event is family friendly and kids are welcome.

When:     2 September 2018
Where:    AIA Vitality Park, Central
Tickets:  Free, Register here

 

All You Can Beef

The best beef feast ever? For one final time Rhoda will stoke the flames and treat guests to an all you can eat evening showcasing some of Nate Green’s favourite grass-fed beasts from Australia and the UK.

When:     5 September 2018
Where:    Rhoda, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets:  $648, Ticketflap

 

Wednesday Horse Races Pub Crawl

Hong Kong Pub Crawl

Every Wednesday race night, join Hong Kong Pub Crawl for an experience to remember as they lead an action-packed tour spanning Causeway Bay, Happy Valley, and the Wan Chai nightlife district to discover Hong Kong’s best bars.

When:     5 September 2018 (and every Wednesday race night)
Where:    Starts from Causeway Bay
Tickets:  $100, Event Website

 

Foxy Ladies Night at Ophelia

Superfoxy Ladies Night

Every Wednesday in June, Ophelia is partnering with BloomMe for a pamper and party ladies night with free-flow drinks, free mini spa treatments, live performances, International DJ Miles Slator, Goodie bags, free spa cash and a lucky draw.

When:     Every Wednesday through 20 September 2018
Where:    Ophelia, Wan Chai
Tickets:  Free Event, Facebook Event

 

Happy Wednesday

Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley

Happy Wednesday is back with a bite! Resident band Carnivale will be performing. There will also be trackside games with tons of prizes. The annual HK Airlines Million Challenge is also beginning again, so keep your eye on the leaderboard this September to February.

When:     5, 12 September 2018
Where:    Happy Valley Racecourse
For more information:  Event Website

 

Jason Ross @ Bungalow

Jason Ross

Based out of San Diego, DJ and Record Producer Jason Ross has been making a name for himself since his entry into the electronic music scene in 2010.

When:     6 September 2018
Where:    Bungalow, Central
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap

 

“Memory of Childhood Not Long Gone, Not Long Lost” by Seong Taejin

Print by Seong Taejin

Printmaker Seong Taejin carves hyper-textured wood panels inspired by traditional wood carving and then painstakingly paints them with 4-5 layers of vibrant colours from the traditional Korean colour spectrum. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

When:     30 August – 20 September 2018
Where:    Fabrik Gallery, Sheung Wan
For more information: Gallery Website

 

Women’s Festival 2018

Women’s Festival 2018 is billed as the first and only festival in Hong Kong dedicated to celebrate the power and beauty of women! The festival encompasses many fields, from visual art, music and films to spirituality and health, focusing on the the theme of “self-love, self-care, and self-expression.”

When:     1-9 September 2018
Where:    Eaton Workshop, Kowloon
Tickets:  From $80, Ticketflap

 

Open Day ESF Language and Learning Centre

ESF Language & Learning

Join ESF Language and Learning Centre for an open day including where parents can learn about the variety of playgroup classes and after school programmes on offer while the children enjoy fun-filled activities including a sensory station, storytelling, art and music.

When:     2 September 2018
Where:    ESF Language & Learning Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $50, Eventbrite

 

Louis Pearl The Amazing Bubble Man

Louis Pearl

From square bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, trampoline bubbles to flying UFO bubbles and even people inside bubbles – prepare to be enthralled as Louis Pearl, the Amazing Bubbleman, returns to Hong Kong for the third time, following his last sell-out visit in 2015.

When:     5-9 September 2018
Where:    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre
Tickets:  From $395, HK Ticketing

 

Want to find more events around Hong Kong? Check out our complete what’s on guide here.

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