Weekend Picks: 6 – 7 July

Feeling blue about going back to school? Cheer up because the fun hasn’t stopped, not with these fabulous events, outings and festivals going on.


1. Read! Fest 2019

Till 28 July

Various locations

Read a book for a good cause, listen to stories galore, hear what authors have to say and more with the 130 programmes curated to topics related to Singlit past and present. More info.


2. Gateway Arts Festival 

6 to 28 July

Gateway Theatre

To celebrate Gateway Theatre’s second anniversary, the company has lined up a whole slate of performances and workshops for kids of all ages, and even a carnival to boot. Find out more.


3. Ballet Under the Stars 2019

5 to 7 July

Fort Canning Green

An unmissable event for seasoned ballet enthusiasts and dance novices alike, this weekend’s programme features three amazing contemporary works that have been dubbed Audience’s Favourites. Details.


4. KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities

5 to 21 July

Big Top, Bayfront Avenue

The Cirque du Soleil is back in town with its most acclaimed touring show yet. Join in this awe-inspiring celebration of the 19th century’s greatest inventions. Learn more.


5. “The Prince and Pauper” in Mandarin

6 to 7 July

Drama Centre Theatre

When a prince swaps places with a pauper who looks exactly like him, they both find out the hardships of being in someone else’s shoes in this Mandarin stage adaptation of the classic tale. More info.


6. SMU Symphonia – Photosymphony

6 July, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Pack a picnic basket, find a comfy spot and settle in for an evening of popular and iconic tunes ranging from Beauty and the Beast to La La Land. Find out more.

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Till 7 July

Marina Bay Sands

Who says book fairs are dull? At this bazaar, you’ll not only find all kinds of tomes and textbooks but also iconic local food products, lifestyle offerings, fun stage performances and more. Details.

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8. The Jungle Adventure: A Romp on the Wild Side

Till 7 July, 4 pm to 5 pm

The Pavilion @ Far East Square

See the story of Mowgli and his animal friends come to life in this original puppet show filled with rousing music and unforgettable characters. Learn more.



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