The events are slowing down as the weather cools, but there’s still plenty to do this month in the 852.
Cosy weather is coming to Hong Kong, but that’s no excuse to stay inside. Grab your diary, call your pals, and get active this month with these exciting events. You’re never too busy to try something new, from massive concerts to four-hands dinners and more.
Read on to find out what you need to do this November in Hong Kong.
Not even protests can stop Clockenflap, the city’s biggest live music festival. For its 12th iteration, Clockenflap is bringing in over 100 artists from around the globe, and they’ve just released their final line up. This year’s headliners include Bombay Bicycle Club, Mumford & Sons, Halsey and The Kooks, just to name a few. In addition to major acts, the three-day event includes local and regional artists, roving art installations, hands-on workshops and an exciting F&B area. With five stages to explore an so much more, Clockenflap has earned its reputation as one of Hong Kong’s favourite events.
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Four Hands Dinner
For one night only, Porterhouse is transformed into an Italian-Spanish wonderland. The unique four hands dinner brings Executive Chef Angelo Veccho and Ole Spanish Restaurant’s Executive Chef Jesus Pascual together for a five-course meal like no other. The two masters have created a bold and exciting menu, complete with wine pairings. Before dinner begins, enjoy a free-flow cocktail reception with canapes and Hennessy Sunset Cocktails. Then get ready to feast on their decadent dishes, like prawn tartare, slow-cooked duck egg, and – of course – steak.
The Four-Hands Dinner at Porterhouse is 7 November, 2019. Find out more about the event here.
7/F California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong; +852 2522 6366
Hong Kong Pride 2019
Get out your glitter and prepare your rainbows – Hong Kong Pride Parade is happening this month. The 2017 event saw over 10,000 people take to the streets to support and celebrate LGBT+ equality in Hong Kong. This year, the anti-discrimination and equal rights event hopes to attract even more people. According to the event organisers, there is no legal protection against sexual orientation discrimination, and the pride parade is one way they hope to combat this and make Hong Kong a safer place for everybody, regardless of who they are and who they love. This year’s theme is “Equal Justice, Equal Rights” and the dress code is pride rainbow.
The Hong Kong Pride Parade is 16 November, 2019 at 2pm. For more information, visit their website here.
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Make & Do
The holidays are coming up, and nothing says ‘I love you’ like a beautiful handmade gift. Even the least crafty among us can make something that wows, with the help of Make & Do Hong Kong. The sister-run creative platform organises crafty events throughout the month, and this November is no different. Check out their upcoming workshops here, you could make a Christmas bauble, Macrame shoulder bag or even a beautiful piece of wild flower embroidery.
Make & Do HK
Three Keys Craft Space, 906 Paramount Building, 12 Ka Yip Street, Chai Wan
MEET VERDY GALLERY
Remember that time a giant rubber duck took over Victoria Harbour? Well, that art installation was all thanks to AllRightsReserved (ARR), a Hong Kong-based creative studio. This month, they’re launching a brand new endeavour ‘MEET__PROJECT‘. It’s a one-of-a-kind collaboration between leading contemporary artists and the community. Their aim is to bring creativity to the next level, giving creators the platform to play and experiment like never before. Their launching the project with ‘MEET VERDY GALLERY‘, featuring the graphic designer’s iconic ‘Vick’ character. Vick is a rabbit-panda hybrid (symbolising positivity and longevity), and this will be Vick’s first time as the star of a show.
MEET VERDY GALLERY runs from 15 – 21 November, 2019, and is open from 11am – 8pm.
MEET VERDY GALLERY
6/F, 19 Old Bailey Street, Central
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