Weekend Picks: 13 – 14 July

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Out and about is what you want to be this weekend, with music and dance performances being staged in the parks, a night-time arts festival in Kampong Glam, a circus spectacular under a big top and more!


1. Read! Fest 2019

Till 28 July

Various locations

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Enjoy storytelling sessions, workshops, reading games and more at this edition of Read! Fest which revolves around Singlit past and present. Learn more.

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2. Gateway Arts Festival

Till 28 July

Gateway Theatre

To celebrate its second anniversary, Gateway Theatre has lined up a wide assortment of performances, workshops and even a fun family carnival. Head over for a rich and entertaining arts experience. More info.

The Drunken Butterfly 2


3. Rose Romance

Till 14 July,  9 am to 9 pm

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Don’t miss the chance to take in the spectacular sights and smells of this rose pagaent before the exhibition ends its run this weekend. Find out more.

Princess Anne Rose


4. Ballet Under the Stars 2019

12 to 14 July

Fort Canning Green

Watch stirring performances of some of the world’s most famous classical ballets in this dance spectacular that will appeal to long-time enthusiasts and novices alike. Details.

Photo by Alexandre Tsuchiya on Unsplash


5. Sports Hub Community Play Day – Summer Sports Jam

13 July, 10 am to 8 pm

Singapore Sports Hub

Try out a range of fun sports activities like football, e-sports and jumping fitness, have a go at the bubble run or boogie away at a glow-in-the-dark dance jam. Learn more.

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6. KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities

Till 4 Aug

Big Top, Bayfront Avenue

Celebrate steampunk and the greatest inventions of the 19th century with the Cirque du Soleil, as it presents its most wondrous and acclaimed acrobatic extravaganza yet. More info.

Review: KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil
Photo: D-CORD Costumes: Philippe Guillotel © 2018 Cirque du Soleil


7. Aliwal Arts Night Crawl 2019

13 July, 1 pm till late

Aliwal Arts Centre

Fusing the traditional and the edgy, this annual festival treats visitors to storytelling tours, performances, workshops, a night market and more. Details.

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8. Jazz Association (Singapore) Proudly Presents: Celebrating Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2019

13 July, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Pack the picnic basket, champagne (and juice packs), and groove along with local jazz masters as they present highlights from the JASS Orchestra’s repertoire of the past year. Find out more.

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