The Best Things to do This Week: 27 September 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 27 September 2019!

27 September 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 27 September 2019. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here and our family-friendly what’s on guide here.


Jeff Innocent and Jeremy O’Donnell

Jeff Innocent and Jeremy Odonnell

Jeff Innocent has reached near legendary status among his peers by staying at the top of the comedy game for more than 25 years. He will perform alongside fellow British comedian Jeremy O’Donnell who is well known for his writing on a number of TV and Radio shows.

When:     27-28 September 2019
Where:    Eaton Club, Central
Tickets:  $350, Ticketflap

 

Nothing: Live in Hong Kong

Nothing Band

The Philadelphia quartet Nothing take the heaviness of hardcore/grunge/punk and mix with the shimmering guitars of shoegaze to create beautiful noise! With influences from the Cocteau Twins and comparisons to Slowdive and Smashing Pumpkins, Nothing’s debut show in Hong Kong is going to be a blast!

When:     3 October 2019
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  From $260, Facebook

 

Rose Beach Festival & BBQ

Rose flyer

Enjoy a tasty BBQ and selected Rose wines by Vines and Terroirs while DJ FuFu spins the decks along with other guest DJ’s lined up throughout the food.


When:     27 September – 1 October 2019
Where:    Treasure Island Beach Club, Lantau Island
Tickets:  $280 for freeflow, $448 for freeflow and BBQ in advance ($498 at the door), Event Website

 

Qubiko (Defected)

Qubiko

Qubiko, who was born in a small town in southern Italy, has evolved in 7 years and been influenced by many different kinds of electronic music. He will bring his unique sound to Ophelia supported by DJ Fab D Verse.

When:     28 September 2019
Where:    Ophelia, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $100, Facebook

 

Diwali Bazaar + Cocktail Party

Diwali Bazaar

Celebrate the festival of Diwali by indulging in some ethnic retail therapy and ending the day with a rocking festive-themed cocktail party. Vendors will include Niya K Jewellery, SUMMER casual wear for women and kids, Adorn Creations Diwali-themed home decor, Ethnica sarees and Indian kurtis and many others.

When:     27 September 2019
Where:    The Nest, Lan Kwai Fong
For more information:  Eventbrite

 

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Where is peter rabbit

Based on the original tales by Beatrix Potter, your favourite stories and most beloved characters will be brought to live in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs, and a sprinkle of magic. The show is for ages 3 and up.


When:     27 September – 6 October 2019
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  From $215, HK Ticketing

Find more fun, family-friendly events in this roundup!

 

Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare's Globe giveaway September 2019

Shakespeare’s Globe is returning to Hong Kong, this time with a trio of plays – Pericles, The Comedy of Errors and Twelfth Night. Taking on multiple roles across all three plays, the talented international cast will unravel these timeless tales of those who have crossed seas and lost their families, are seeking new homes, and finding out what belonging truly means to them.

When:     24-29 September 2019
Where:    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $395, HK Ticketing

 

WILD

Unleash your inner animal and wildest imagination over 2 full floors of entertainment with different ambiance, an outdoor Oasis and an indoor main stage. The evening will feature performances by some of the best LGBT+ entertainers in Asia – DJ Taki, DJ Goal and DJ Kaji Kay as well as dancing diva Miss VIolet Blanche.

When:     28 September 2019
Where:    Picada, Central
Tickets:  From $150, Facebook

 

ESCAP3

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Ovolo Southside with their ultimate multi-level, multi-sensory party. Choose from the perfect summer garden party on Komune’s lush, iconic terrace, a Mexican themed fiesta at Te Quiero Mucho or a rooftop party with DJ and sexy live tunes.


When:     28 September 2019
Where:    Ovolo Hotel Southside, Wong Chuk Hang
Tickets:  From $448, Ticketflap

 

Tentative Approaches to a Point of Suspension

Tentative Approaches to a point of suspension

French choreographer Yoann Bourgeois is well known for his iconic creations of living, towering, roly-poly statues and trampolines with giant revolving staircases. This performance will mark his Asian debut and will feature four captivating pieces.

When:     26-28 September 2019
Where:    ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets:  $160, Ticketflap

 

Messy Play Carnival

Messy Play

This Messy Play Carnival will feature a number of sensory experience areas designed to promote children’s free exploration and stimulate the development of multiple senses.

When:     27-29 September 2019
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $120, HK Ticketing

 

Screening: Still Human

Screening: Still Human

Still Human is a film about a Filipino domestic helper, Evelyn who arrives in Hong Kong to work as the caregiver of a paralyzed man Leung Cheong-Wing, putting her dreams on hold to earn a living. Becoming unlikely friends, they discover shared humanity that helps them face the mounting hardships and struggles in life.


When:     29 September 2019
Where:    Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty
Tickets:  $50 members, $65 non-members, Facebook

 

Ma Wan Beach Cleanup

Ma Wan Beach

Join in with Waste Free HK and CISV Hong Kong’s Mosaic Project to tackle the problem of trash on the beach by participating in a beach cleanup.

When:     29 September 2019
Where:    Ma Wan Beach
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite

 

Pink Season 2019 – Comedy Night

Sam See

Come see Hong Kong’s first ever LGBT+ comedy night as Sam See headlines an incredible line-up of comedians who cover every letter of the rainbow.

When:     3 October 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  $264.98, Eventbrite

 

Therapy Thursday

Therapy Thursday at Eaton HK

This Fall, Eaton HK will host a series of gigs highlighting local talents in an intimate setting. From low humming Jazz and blues to pop rock, from comedic hip hop to electronica, nothing beats a good Thursday night out with good music and artists sharing their love and grievances.


When:     3, 10, 24 October, 7, 21 November 2019
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
For more information:  Facebook

 

HK Phil – Paddington Bear Concert

Paddington Bear

Bring along your teddy bears to join Paddington as he goes to his first symphony concert. In this charming musical tale, with a hugely attractive score by Herbert Chappell, the whole family can join in Paddington’s adventures.

When:     28 September 2019
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $360 for adults and $180 for students, Ticketflap

 

Secret Theatre

Secret Theatre

Fresh from a sell-out, critically acclaimed run of Secret Theatre London and Singapore, the team are back in Hong Kong with an epic new immersive theatre. A serial killer is on the loose. The police think they have their man, but is he guilty? Immerse yourself in the trial of the century in this unique show!

When:     17 September – 10 November 2019
Where:    Secret Location in Tai Kwun
Tickets:  From $788, Ticketflap

 

Ben Spalding’s PuzzleProjects Pop-Up

Ben Spalding

Award-winning chef Ben Spalding, who earned his stripes at Michelin-starred The Fat Duck, The Ledbury and Restaurant Gordon Ramsey in the UK is bringing one of his esteemed pop-ups to Hong Kong. The evening will feature an eight course menu of creative dishes and a touch of Ben’s signature wit.


When:     26-28 September 2019
Where:    Test Kitchen, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets:  $980 for eight courses, optional $480 wine pairing, Reservations

 

 

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

What's on in Hong Kong


 


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