As part of the Singapore Art Week 2018, Art from the Streets will see Marina Bay Sands’ iconic Artscience Museum being invaded by some of the world’s biggest, boldest street artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey (aka Obey). Witness live paintings and installations created on-site, illustrating the rich cultural significance and vitality of the movement.
13 January – 3 June 2018, 10am-7pm
ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
NEXT: Swap, don’t shop →
Have you heard? Swapping is the new shopping, say the fashion mavens at Swapaholic at Earth Fest. Simply drop off your pre-loved clothes before the event to receive Swapling points accordingly, with which you can shop – or technically swap – till you drop at the swap party.
14 January 2018, 1.30-4.30pm
Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
NEXT: Celebrate harvest with the Singapore Tamil community →
This January, Little India plays host to the Pongal Festive Village, a harvest festival celebrated by the Tamil Community. Expect a spectacular festive street light-up, a festive village buzzing with stalls offering colourful Indian outfits, intricate jewellery, festive food, and even a mini animal farm.
10-15 January 2018, 10am-10pm
Little India, Singapore
NEXT: Experience farm fresh living →
Just this weekend, forget the supermarket and shop local at the Loewen Gardens Farmers’ Market, where you’ll find fresh produce by local farmers and vendors, including organic vegetables, olive oils, wine and baked goods. And, learn the secrets behind these artisan goods from the friendly farmers themselves!
13 January 2018, 9am-2pm
Loewen Gardens, 75E Loewen Rd, Singapore 248844
NEXT: Fuel your motorphilia at the Singapore Motorshow →
Catch a first glimpse of newly-launched cars of 30 top automobile brands, be blown away by virtual reality experiences, witness professional stunt drivers in action with their amazing displays of precision driving, and meet fellow motoring enthusiasts at the Singapore Motorshow 2018.
11-14 January 2018, 9.30am-8pm
Suntec City Convention Hall (Levels 3 & 4), 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593
NEXT: Swap books… over beer →
Most social book club ever? Our vote goes to Books and Beer. Simply bring your pre-loved reads to the travelling book swap and swap, drink and chat to your heart’s content. After all, everything’s better with beer, books included.
14 January 2018, 3-6pm
The Hideout at District 20, #01-03, 28 Jln Pemimpin, Singapore 577178
NEXT: Embark on Singapore’s most bizarre twilight tour →
The Haw Par Villa Tour commences only after dark – all the better to explore the infamous landscape of the 10 Courts of Hell, and even learn about how some Singaporeans communicate with the afterlife. Plus, enjoy a sneak preview of the upcoming “Hell’s Museum”… If you dare.
12 January 2018, 6.30-8.30pm
Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
NEXT: Witness the making of street art →
By Pinky Chng, January 2017
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