Paper-making Workshop | Writing on Leaves – a Wander in the Park | Reading on the Grass | Literature Gachapon | Poem of the Month

Paper-making Workshop

For a deeper appreciation of literature and plants, join our papermaking workshop and experience how to make paper from plant fibers with artist Hao Lap Yan Benjamin.

Time:
3:00pm – 3:45pm
5:00pm – 5:45pm

Location:
Central Lawn

Language:
Cantonese

Number of participants:
15 per session

The workshop is full. Online registration is now closed.

Writing on Leaves – a Wander in the Park

Wander around the Nursery Park with The House of Hong Kong Literature and listen to poems by local writers inspired by the plants we’re growing!

Time:
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Gathering point:
Central Lawn

Language:
Cantonese

Number of participants:
20 per session

Free admission. Limited capacity on a first come, first served basis.

Reading on the Grass

Led by The House of Hong Kong Literature, “Reading on the Grass” returns to Freespace Happening with a new theme for each month. To join the Book Crossing, simply bring along books related to the monthly theme and share them with us, then choose books you would like to adopt! You can also borrow books that other people have shared and read them on the lawn – even if you don’t bring any yourself!

Time:
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Venue:
Central Lawn

Requirement for books:
-  We welcome books in Chinese and English language
-  We only accept books that are in good condition
-  We only accept legal copies of books
-  Magazines, newspapers and textbooks are also not accepted
-  Books with obscene, violent or offensive content are not accepted

Book Crossing Guidelines:
-  We suggest that you exchange the same number of books as you brought;
-  You can exchange as many books as you want;
-  Books that fit with the theme of month are highly recommended;
-  Bags will not be provided, please bring your own bag(s);
-  If you did not bring a book to exchange but found a book you are interested in at the Library, you can read the book at Freespace Happening and Return the book to the Library before leaving.

Theme of the Month:
Create

Literature Gachapon

Our “Literature Gachapon” capsule vending machine offers beautifully illustrated miniature poems and small, poem-inspired charms. Some of the poems are from last season’s “Poem of the Month”. 

Time:
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Venue:
Central Lawn

Fee:
$10 each

Poem of the Month 

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