In conjunction with Earth Hour, this pop-up market in the CBD is partnering with various organisations to push the green initiative in SG. Get unique handcrafts made by seniors from Care Community Services Society (CCSS) to raise funds for their programmes, and drop off your unwanted clothes at Greensquare Textile Recycling’s booth to have them donated or recycled.
SG Art Book Library is a project to share the small but growing collection of art books, artists’ books, and zines. The library houses publications that generate further discourse on ideas and practices that work within the medium of art book publishing. They are also accepting submissions and donations at library, so if you made a publication and would like it to be considered for the library, go ahead and drop them off.
Get ready to get your drink on witht his behind-the-scenes discovery experience! See, feel and touch the actual production process of Singapore’s first gin distillery, local craft brewery, and end off your evening at a scenic location for an amazing view of Singapore’s skyline. Tickets from $159.
Singapore’s First Distillery & Craft Brewery Experience
2 pm to 5.30 pm
Meeting point: Newton MRT station
Two major stars of the UK comedy scene (along with some special guests!) are here to bring you an evening of big laughs in the salubrious surroundings of The Vagabond Club. Catch Chris Henry from Scotland and Edd Daggers from England for a fun night out where laughter is guaranteed. Tickets from $68.
Embark on an exhilarating gin adventure with guest speaker Chris Marshall, who is a cocktails and boutique spirits specialist, as you discover the heritage of Old Young’s gin and be guided through the tasting of three premium gin labels. Can you taste and identify the unique flavours and botanicals in each gin? Tickets from $55.
Gin Masterclass 2020 Edition 1 (with guest speaker Chris Marshall)
4 pm to 8 pm
CIN CIN, Oasia Hotel Downtown, #01-02, 100 Peck Seah St, 079333
Want to learn the basic concepts of sketching foliage and greenery? This workshop will teach you how to mix greens with many variations and how to maintain an overall colour balance when using greens in your sketches. You’ll also learn to capture the mood of a place with the help of some important techniques — how to simplify, how to achieve colour harmony and how to use edges to create depth in the scene. Tickets at $145, register by 26 March.
Understanding Greens – Botanicals & Foliage in Urban Sketching Workshop with Sathyapriya Subramaniam
2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Overjoyed Workshop Space, The Cathay, #B1-11, 2 Handy Rd, 229233
The Butcher’s Wife’s kitchen is open for an intimate hands-on workshop where you’ll learn to make delicious purple sweet potato gnocchi from scratch with Head Chef Mariana Campos D’Almeida. Get acquainted with the different types gnocchi you could make without using ingredients that contain gluten and potato. After the workshop, enjoy a glass of natural wine or beer while you wait for your tasty three-course dinner! Tickets at $80.
Featuring music from Brazil, Argentina, and Spain, this recital by flautist Roberto Alvarez and guitarist Hunter Mah promises a journey with vibrant colours and dreamy celebrations through folklore, nautical myths, and dance. And oh, this is the duo’s first performance together!
Rooted in Zen philosophy, tea ceremonies are traditional rituals designed to evoke a sense of harmony and inner peace. This experience marries the best of sound meditation and ceremonial tea drinking. You’ll be whisked away on a journey to your inner landscape through the healing resonances of the gong. Tea is concurrently brewed and infused with the frequency of healing vibrations. Next, partake in mindful sips of a special (caffeine-free) tea in a small guided ceremony. Tickets at $30.
Whether you are hungover from the night before or out spending time with loved ones, Soul Vibe Sundays is a place to relax and pass the day with family and friends. Kick back to DJs spinning Dancehall, Afrobeats, and Soca music all day, and expect the energy to be high with these genres of music. And when you get hungry, feast on hearty roasts and knock back a cocktail or two. More than 20 vendors will also be at selling everything from earrings to bags, to vintage clothing and more.
Want more? Check out other Singapore events happening in March!
In line with the current health advisories, do rest at home if you are feeling unwell, have travelled in the last 14 days, or are placed on a Leave of Absence.
By Muneerah Bee, March 2020 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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