6. Longue Vue Design Workshops

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Jump in on the handicraft bandwagon and create your own beautiful jewellery with Longue Vue’s artist, Alice. What stands out about this brand are its organic textures and strikingly simple geometric shapes. 

Alice will teach you more about designing and creating these delicate pieces, so you too can make your own. You can choose between a few designs like gold-foiling, marbling and even stripes - then at the workshop you’ll have your hand at some materials, and get to bring home your own jewellery set.

The seats and classes are limited, so book them ASAP.

When: Various timings, check website for more info

Where: Paya Lebar/ Dakota area, more info released upon booking

Price: From $150/ pax, with materials and a manual booklet provided

More info: https://www.longuevuedesign.com/collections/workshops 

 

7. Art from the streets @ASM

 

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Embark on a journey through a multitude of civilisations and time – in a contemporary way. Art from the Streets was curated by Street Art expert and writer Magda Danysz, and explores the movement’s beginnings and evolution. 

With art spanning from over 40 years ago, the exhibition is filled with not only large-scale murals and archival material, but there are also new works on display to illustrate the diversity of the movement. 

Expect pieces by iconic artists like Felipe Pantone and Eko Nugroho.

When: Jan 13 - June 3 , 10am to 7pm (last entrance at 6pm)

Where: Art Science Museum

Price: $17/ pax

More info: http://www.marinabaysands.com/museum/art-from-the-streets.html 

 

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8. The Luggage Market

Okay this isn’t that artsy fartsy but who doesn’t love a good bargain? After all, there’s no better way to start off the New Year than with a fresh wardrobe.

At The Luggage Market, you do just that! There’s over 45 booths selling both preloved and new goods right out of luggages. Prices begin from as low as two dollars, so you’ll want to make some time this weekend to practise your bargaining skills.

When: Jan 21 - Feb 11, 1pm - 7pm

Where: The Adelphi at City Hall

Price: Free admission

More info: https://booktheluggagemarket.com/

 

9. Paint a Pot Workshop

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Take a step back from the weekly hustle and bustle and take a breath of the fresh morning air while painting some terracotta pots. 

It doesn’t matter if you haven’t got the artistic touch – the workshop will teach you the techniques to create fuss-free yet delicate designs for your pots (that you get to bring home!) The workshop will be conducted Mapes, the designer of The Rain in Spain pots, and Sofia, an expert on Annie Sloan paints. 

When: Jan 20, 10.30am-1pm

Where: Flower Girl Studio, 83 Joo Chiat Place, #01-02 Everitt Edge

Price: $90/ pax, with your own pot and materials provided

More info: Call 9622 9931 or head to https://theraininspain.net/workshops/paintapot/ 

 

10. St Jerome’s Laneway Festival

Time to pop on your tinted sunnies and spend the day with your gal pals in the most relaxing way possible – at the all-chill Laneway Festival.

If you’ve never been, the festival is all about unique music that tickles the taste buds of music fanatics. Think hip-hop artist Anderson Park, indie-rock band Wolf Alice and rock band Slowdive.

So grab that picnic mat and pack some food. Laneway’s waiting for you.

When: Jan 27, from 10am

Where: The Meadow at Gardens by The Bay

Price: From $150/ pax

More info: http://singapore.lanewayfestival.com/ 

 

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