Check out all the activities that November has to offer in the Little Red Dot!
Kids getting restless to relive the Spartan Kids race experience? A collaboration between Spartan Race Singapore and JCube brings an obstacle pop-up from 28 October to 3 November 2019 to keep them busy! The Spartan Kids signature obstacles are here to give young ones an adrenaline rush and inspire them to push their limits. Kids are encouraged to run, jump, crawl and climb their way to achievements outside of the classroom. The first 50 participants on weekdays and the first 100 participants on weekends receive a goodie bag upon completion of the obstacle pop-up!
Celebrating its 8th edition in 2019, Food Japan is ASEAN’s largest dedicated showcase of Japanese food and beverage exhibition with 200 vendors showcasing over 6,000 of the latest and finest Japanese products from over 30 prefectures.
Don’t miss out this ‘must attend’ food event for all foodies who love Japanese food!
The Festival’s 23rd edition is back with a wide range of the latest film productions from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to be screened for the very first time in Singapore. The festival will take place from 24 October until 10 November 2019 at various cinema locations and open air venues throughout the city. Be welcome to encounter a carefully selected film programme of fascinating stories, characters and cinematic styles.
Check out the programme and find more information about how to get tickets here: www.goethe.de/singapore/GermanFilmFestival
Every Friday, guests can enjoy two-hours free flow of 5 types of Vermouth cocktails, with a selection of cold cuts and cheese for $68++ at MO Bar, at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. This Happy Hour deal is available every Friday between 6pm to 9pm – the perfect way to welcome the weekend.
Vermouth and Charcuterie – Friday Happy Hour
Every Friday, from 1 November onwards
6pm – 9pm
MO BAR at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. 5 Raffles Avenue, Level 4
Enjoy a night of outdoor movie screening experience at the Somersby Backyard Cinema, Wheeler’s Estate.
Plus, win the movie tickets from 16 Sep 2019 to 31 Oct 2019 with these simple steps:
1. Purchase any 2 x Somersby 4-bottles pack
2. Scan QR Code for online form
3. Fill in your details and upload an image of your receipt
4. Tickets and event details will be sent via Email
The movie tickets are subjected to while stocks last, and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Powered by Holland & Barrett, The Conscious Festival by Green Is The New Black will take place at South Beach (26 Beach Road) on 2-3 November and aims to be a curated platform to raise awareness about sustainable consumption and lifestyle choices, so people can make better decisions about the way they live.
Driving the agenda of conscious living, the festival is slated to be a zero-waste and vegan event where fun and sustainability go hand in hand. The Conscious Festival empowers individuals to #LiveMoreConsciously encouraging them to take #LittleGreenSteps towards a more sustainable life through a mindful marketplace that brings together the best conscious local and international brands to consumers in Singapore and transformational talks by experts, forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business owners who are working tirelessly to make meaningful change in their industries.
Find out more here!
The Conscious Festival by Green Is The New Black
2 to 3 November
11 am to 7 pm
South Beach Avenue, 26 Beach Rd, 189768
For the seventh time, THE PURPLE PARADE will be held at Suntec City (outdoor spaces between Tower 1 & Tower 5), where the traditional march-past Contingent will take the form of a street parade!
Supporters will also be able to purchase one-of-a-kind handmade items by persons with special needs at the Carnival, enjoy unique purple food and beverages, score exclusive Purple Parade merchandise, bond over interactive games, and enjoy an inclusive Concert!
Support Inclusion and Celebrate Abilities of persons with special needs at this great event.
Different name, same great show! Sing! Men’s Chorus are proud to announce that they’re celebrating its 15th year as Singapore’s first all-male (non-school-CCA) choir! The concert theme this year is “Family” in all its shapes and forms. As they look back at a decade and a half of entertaining you through song and dance (yes, they were glee-ing it up before Glee came along), they remember the family and friends who have been there with them throughout our journey.
Tickets cost $35 each. To buy tickets, please email email@example.com with your name, contact number and number of tickets required. Or, just approach any of their friendly singers!
Be amongst the first in Singapore to catch a sneak peek of BBC Earth’s latest wildlife series Seven Worlds, One Planet. Presented by Sir David Attenborough, this series tells the story of our seven spectacular continents and previously unseen wildlife stories from each one.
Join us in celebrating the premiere of Seven Worlds, One Planet at a very special outdoor screening on Saturday, 2 November from 7.30pm at the Supertree Grove in Gardens by the Bay. Special guest Scott Alexander, Series Producer, will be there to take audiences behind the scenes. Bring your family and friends to this once in a lifetime event. The screening is open to all, and entry is free.
Alongside the screening of Seven Worlds, One Planet, BBC Earth has commissioned local botanical artist Lucinda Law, to produce a series of artwork illustrating the diversity of flora and fauna in each continent. The exhibition will run from 2 to 28 November 2019 at The Canopy in Gardens by the Bay.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthAsia_7W1P
Street Superior Festival is back! The heart and soul of Sole Superior, the premier sneaker and subculture festival is an annual gathering for sneakerheads and the broader street-minded community. This year Street Superior will take over *SCAPE, offering a kick-ass experience covering all thing street – the culture of kicks and sub-cultural off-shoots: vintage threads, streetwear, Inks, toys, music, art, customisation workshops, and of course, sneakers. Lots and lots of them.
The much anticipated Sentosa Xmas Fair will this year be held in the beautiful Constellation Ballroom at One15 Marina Club. Over 50 vendors and amazing workshops in a stunning location, the best place to kick start the festive season and get your shopping underway!
Load up your stockings with lifestyle and locally-made gifts and knick-knacks at the second edition of A Very Providore Christmas Market. Say yes to delectable cheeses, premium champagnes from Virginie T, truffle tasting, scented candles, artisanal hand-crafted goods and enchanting home/kitchenware.
Gather in together! When it comes to year end, food and drink features in almost every home or office. Be different when you select fresh and organic vegetables, unique and handmade sauces and condiments, and “da bao” what you want into your shopping bag to make your festive season tasty and memorable!
Fresh vegetables, delectable handmade sauces, artisanal bakes, and natural essential oils and sustainable gifts will feature to thrill the market-goer. Along with this theme, the market will also showcase some eco-friendly products so that we can emphasise that organic and earth-friendly works together.
Organic-Friendly Farmers’ Market – The Year End Edition
9.30 am to 4pm
Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore by Shangri-La, 277 Orchard Road #10-01, 238858
Commemorate the Singapore Bicentennial with us at the Bazaar by the Pier.
Experience Singapore’s remarkable growth from a thriving trading post of the past to the next-generation port of the future at the exciting Bazaar by the Pier. Tour the Singapore Maritime Gallery to understand Singapore’s maritime heritage, transformation and growth; view winning photography works at the exhibition, My Defining Maritime Moment, and immerse in the atmospheric harbour bazaar where exciting fringe activities and delectable food stalls await.
This season, skip run-of-the-mill shopping for an unforgettable experience at Boutiques. Come support over 300 independent, design-forward, Singapore-based small businesses at the F1 Pit Building, assembled for a 3-day-only showcase of their latest designs and exclusive launches. With goodies across women’s and men’s fashion and accessories; home décor; lifestyle products; and children’s fashion, toys, and decor, Boutiques is the one-stop destination for special finds.
But beyond its indoor shopping experience, Boutiques also has a plethora of family-friendly activities. Explore its immersive workshops, speak to designers and brand owners, enjoy a meal at the dedicated food and drink spaces, register the kids for craft and play sessions, and come unwind!
Save The Date! FOMO brings you the 3rd edition of the Secret Garden Party brunch series. Enjoy a fun filled afternoon with friends and DJ session all day/night long before we part for the holidays.
It will also be our last pop up event for 2019 – So don’t miss out!
Write to FOMO@TheLittleBlackBOOK.IT for ticket purchase. Limited seats!
Secret Garden Party
12 pm to 10pm
Location will be revealed one day before event via email to ticket holders only.
The Battle of the Reds returns to the National Stadium on 16 November 2019! Featuring Liverpool Reds, Manchester Reds and Singapore Reds, the game will be played in three thrilling 40-min round-robin matches. Don’t miss your chance to catch legends such as Emile Heskey, Jason MacAteer, Teddy Sheringham, Wes Brown, Aleksandar Duric and Fandi Ahmad lace up their boots again!
Tickets start from S$20 and are available at https://www.sportshub.com.sg/BOTR2019
This is not just any run, but a run to celebrate 50 years of Sesame Street and Counting! This five-kilometre family fun run caters to all ages, from first-timers to seasoned athletes. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and the gang as they kick start the tour in Singapore and the fun continues as the Sesame Street Run travels to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Don’t miss the Sesame Street Giant Birthday cake Blowout before the flag off, special countdown by Count Von Count and get showered with Abby’s Magic Dust before running into a fun-filled 5KM Sesame Street
You and your family are invited to experience first-hand the student life at Chatsworth. Engage in discussions with our senior academic leaders and highly qualified teachers, chat with our supportive parents and tour the campus during the morning.
What’s more? Your child(ren) can tag-along* our class as a guest to get a feel of campus life, meet the students, teachers and our community who make Chatsworth different and vibrant. Nothing comes close to knowing if this is the place for them as authentically as this!
Tag-along session for Primary (Kindergarten to Year 6) is suitable for ages 3 and above and limited to open day only. For Secondary (Years 7 -13), it is available during both open day and on-demand basis thereafter.
Note: For Primary, parents have to be confident that their kids are comfortable being away without parental companionship. Parents will be expected to sign a release form.
* Strictly by registration and for students only, subject to availability, on a first-come, first-served basis. For tag-along during the open day, please register by 12 November 2019.
Amidst the great public policy challenges of our time, we need a new trajectory of improved governance and sustained economic progress. This requires forward thinking and multidisciplinary analysis of globalisation and de-globalisation, data and connectivity, public health and well-being, and urbanisation of the global environment. Join Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy as they find out how we can shape and transform Governance for the Future.
Affordable Art Fair, the world’s leading showcase for affordable contemporary art, returns to Singapore from 22 – 24 November 2019.
To be held at the F1 Pit Building, Affordable Art Fair Singapore will showcase a wide range of contemporary art priced below $15,000 with 75% of the art offered at under $7,500.All set to turn the city pink and celebrate its 10th year in Singapore, this year’s edition will offer a fresh plethora of local, regional, and international talents, presenting over 80 galleries. Offering hands-on advice and educational guidance to all new and established art lovers and collectors, Affordable Art Fair makes art accessible and welcoming, and ensures that everyone can discover the joy of collecting art.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is approaching, and it’s time to to keep the magic of Christmas alive the sustainable way! Bring your family and friends down to The Green Collective SG on 23 – 24 November, and learn how you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas without the guilt.
Neon Lights music and arts festival announces an extra 13 music acts to our two-day event taking place at Fort Canning Park on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November. These diverse acts come from some six different countries. Catering to attendees of kinds and ages, a smattering of festival-favourite activities such as Silent Disco Asia, Neon Nooks and gourmet food and drinks will also return to Fort Canning Green over the weekend. More of the arts and family-friendly elements of Neon Lights Festival will be announced in the following weeks.
Tickets to Neon Lights Festival start from S$30 for children and S$108 for adults, and are available at www.neonlights.sg and SISTIC.
This November, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace will be visiting Singapore! Find out more about the events that will be hosted by the institute over the weekend here.
Dr. Goodall in Singapore!
26 to 28 November
Jane Goodall Singapore
Organised by the Netherlands Charity Association (NCA), this yearly fair has always supported worthy causes. This year, those charities include The Breadline Group, Good Shepherd, H.O.M.E, Project Pari and SILRA. And, not only does the fair offer gift-items from such charities, it also curates highly coveted vendors.
Weave your way through the Hollandse Club’s festively decorated hall, while choosing special gifts from your loved ones amongst 50 stalls. Products will range from homewares and beauty items to fine wines, homemade cakes and so much more. Free admission. (Read about all of this season’s holiday fairs here.)
How can we cope with our negative thoughts when we are faced with rejections at job auditions, uncertain livelihoods and irregular incomes? Learn about the common negative thinking styles, and how it impacts your emotional health. This 2-hour workshop will also teach you how to balance your outlook on life, and to help you on your journey towards a healthier, calmer life. Speakers are clinical psychologists at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH).
Free admission, registration required here.
Institute of Mental Health: Building Emotional Resilience
7pm – 9pm
Stamford Arts Centre, 155 Waterloo Street, S187962
Turkey time is just round the corner! As is tradition, Meatsmith Telok Ayer will be offering up a Thanksgiving menu for you to enjoy on the 28th of November.
This year sharing-style Thanksgiving menu is as follows: Smoked Turkey (Two-day brine and Hickory-smoked for 4 hours) served with Cranberry Sauce, Corn Bread Stuffing and a Mashed Potato & Turkey Gravy, Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts – with Pastrami, Chestnut & Caramelised Onions, Sweet Potato Casserole – with Orange, Cinnamon Marshmallows & Pecan, Biscuits, Potato Rolls and Corn Bread, and Pumpkin Pie.
Don’t miss out on this festive feast. Reservations highly recommended!
Etsy Craftivist SG team returns to Capitol Piazza for the 4th year to celebrate the joy of Christmas with over 45 stalls full of unique, handmade gifts, prints, ceramics and cards from independent retailers, makers and artists.
Christmas Designer Market by Etsy Craftivist SG
28 to 30 November
12 pm to 8 pm
Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Rd, 178905
Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street makes its Singapore premiere at Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands.
Don’t miss Tony Award winner Lea Salonga as Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd. Lea is known for originating the role of Kim in Miss Saigon, which won her the Tony and Olivier Award, as well as the singing voices of Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan.
Tickets will sell fast. Register in the link for exclusive priority booking to get the best seats.
Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
28 November to 8 December
8 pm onwards
Sands Theatre, 10 Bayfront Ave, 018956
Following the announcement of sold out shows in New Zealand and Australia earlier this week, Live Nation is excited to confirm that U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to Singapore – for the first time ever on Saturday 30th November at the National Stadium.
Tickets on sale now across all Sportshubtix channels at www.sportshubtix.sg including Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office and all SingPost outlets or call +65 3158 7888.
By Melodi Ghui, October 2019 / Photos: respective events and Instagram
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