5 Things To Do In August 2017

1. Singapore Coffee Festival 2017

Dates: 4 to 6 August 2017
Time: 10am – 3.30pm (Brunch Session) or 4.30pm – 10pm (Sundown Session)
Venue: Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, 61 Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore 018947
Admission: From $18. Get your tickets here.

The Singapore Coffee Festival returns for its second year to shine the limelight on Singapore’s cafe culture, with dozens of food and beverage vendors coming together to showcase all things coffee. Visitors can look forward to brewing workshops led by industry pros, panels with well-known food and beverage entrepreneurs and of course, enjoying some good coffee from both local and international suppliers. There will also be fringe events during the festival, such as a Hatha Yoga class led by Pure Yoga and live performances by Inch Chua, Lewis Loh and Stopgap.

(Source: Singapore Coffee Festival Facebook)

2. Army Daze 2

Dates: 4 to 20 August 2017
Time: 3pm or 8pm
Drama Centre Theatre, National Library Building #03-01, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064

Admission: From $43. Get your tickets here.

It may have been 30 years since its debut, but Army Daze remains one of Singapore’s most popular comedies about local culture. In this sequel to the theatrical hit, creator Michael Chiang reunites the play’s well-loved characters for a hilarious blast from the past. The play is directed by Beatrice Chia-Richmond and features an all-new script by Michael Chiang, as well as original music by Don Richmond. The cast includes Chua Enlai, Hossan Leong, Oon Shu An and Natalie Ong.

(Source: Sistic)

3. BASTILLE – Live in Singapore

Date: 14 August 2017
Time: 8pm
The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617
From $68. Get your tickets here.

One of Britain’s biggest music acts, BASTILLE, is set to take the stage in Singapore again for a one-night only performance at The Star Theatre. The indie pop act, which topped charts worldwide with their (very catchy) track Pompeii, debuted their sophomore album last year and clinched the #1 spot on the UK music charts. Their previous concerts in Singapore also received overwhelming response, so be sure to take this opportunity to catch them live.

(Source: Sistic)

4. Epicurean Market 2017

Dates: 11 to 13 August 2017
Time: Varies. View schedule for details.

Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
From $39. Get your tickets here.

Back for its fifth year running, Epicurean Market at Marina Bay Sands promises a weekend filled with good food and fine wine. The festival will give visitors access to fresh produce, gourmet food and world-class wines for a fraction of the price, as well as bring together culinary talents from all over the globe for an impressive lineup of masterclasses. Learn more about wines and spirits at the Connoisseur Series, or get a taste of some award-winning dishes from Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda and more.

(Source: Marina Bay Sands Facebook)

5. National Geographic LIVE!: Celebrating the End of Food Waste

Date: 20 August 2017
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, Grand Theatre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
From $45. Get your tickets here.

The National Geographic LIVE! series returns to Singapore once again, this time with award-winning author, campaigner and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tristram Stuart highlighting the topic of food wastage. Tristram has worked with various partner organisations to expose the most shocking instances of food wastage around the world, and continues to wage the war against food waste. If you want to learn more about the problem (and what you can do to help), be sure to check out this interesting and informative take on global food wastage. 

(Source: National Geographic LIVE! Singapore)

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