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Dance

Djijor and Friends: African Drums and Dance Workshop

Come join our friends from different parts of Africa and learn some great beats and moves!

Date Time
9 March (Saturday)

Session 1: 3:10pm–3:30pm &
Session 2: 4:30pm–4:50pm

Free admission. No registration required.

WE Dance

For the final WE Dance session of the season, we are delighted to welcome Indian movement artist Shilpika Bordoloi. Accompanied by musicians Mukunda Madhab Borah and Paramananda Kakaty Borbayan, Shilpika performs excerpts from her work Majuli, a contemporary dance tale about an island and its people. In the workshop sessions, Shilpika introduces some of the movements of Sattriya, a classical form of dance from Assam in Northeast India where she grew up.

Date Time Programme details
10 March (Sunday) 3:00pm–3:30pm WE Dance Indian Dance Workshop 1
4:45pm–5:35pm WE Dance Indian Dance Workshop 2 and performance by Shilpika Bordoloi

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Literature

Personality Readings

Join the House of Hong Kong Literature and uncover hidden aspects of your personality through a short literary quiz. This month, our guest authors Tse Ngo-sheung (Saturday) and Keith Liu (Sunday), are on site to decipher your answers. All participants receive a small souvenir after the reading.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

Session 1: 3:00pm–4:00pm &
Session 2: 5:00pm–6:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission on a first come, first served basis.

About Tse Ngo-sheung

Former senior editor of the Hong Kong Economic Times, Tse is a prolific novelist, poet and playwright. She is also director of the Hong Kong House of Literature.

About Keith Liu

Hong Kong poet and publisher, Keith Liu is the author of two poetry anthologies: Not Even the Sound of Blossom and The Beach is as Quiet as a Stopped Clock.

Read more about the House of Hong Kong Literature.

Reading on the Grass

Bring along a book to the bookcrossing and choose a book you would like to adopt! If you don’t bring anything, you can still borrow a book that someone else has shared and read it on the lawn.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Requirements for books:

  • We welcome books in Chinese and English.
  • Books should be in good condition.
  • We only accept legal copies of books.
  • Magazines, newspapers and textbooks are not accepted.
  • Books with obscene, violent or offensive content are not accepted.

Book crossing guidelines:

  • You are free to exchange as many books as you want.
  • We suggest that you take away the same number of books as you brought.
  • Please bring your own bag(s).
  • If you do not have a book to exchange but there is something you are interested in at the Library, you can read the book at Freespace Happening and return the book to the Library before leaving.

Free admission. No registration required.

Literature Gachapon

Our “Literature Gachapon” capsule vending machine offers beautifully illustrated miniature poems and small, poem-inspired charms for you to take home. Capsules are $10 each.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Market

a nice market

Our regular waterfront market presented by “a nice place to” offers an exciting selection of handicraft booths, art stalls and workshops.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

2:00pm–7:30pm

10 March (Sunday)

2:00pm–7:00pm

Free admission.

Read more about a nice place to.
Download the Freespace Happening App to check out what’s on at our handicraft markets.

Freespace Timehub

Bring your ticket stub with you and revisit your dreams and goals by collecting your Freespace Timehub wish card at Freespace Happening’s “a nice market” on 9 and 10 March.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

2:00pm–7:30pm

10 March (Sunday)

2:00pm–7:00pm

Free admission.

Workshop

Human Library

What is life like for an asylum-seeker? Learn about the dreams and struggles faced by asylum-seekers in Hong Kong at our human library, where invited individuals share their stories in this very special session.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

Session 1: 2:30pm–3:30pm

Session 2: 4:40pm–5:30pm

Free admission. No registration required.

DIY Air Plant Boards for Cat Lovers

Calling all cat lovers! Join us to paint your favourite cat, share cat anecdotes, and create a miniature living air grass board.

Date

Time

9 March (Saturday)

Session 1: 3:00pm–4:00pm

Session 2: 5:00pm–6:00pm

Number of participants: 12 per session.
Fee: $180 per person

Suitable for participants aged 8 and above.
Registration required. Places allocated on a first come, first served basis. Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with payment instructions on or before 12 March. Walk-in registration accepted on the event day subject to availability.

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Please note

  • Participants should arrive 5 minutes before the workshop starts and register at the “a nice market” booth. Participants arriving more than 15 minutes after the workshop starts will not be admitted. No refund will be provided.
  • If the workshop is cancelled due to rain, inclement weather or other special situations, it will be rescheduled on 12 March and held at ‘a nice place to’ studio in Causeway Bay. Participants will be notified of the supplementary class arrangement by email. No refund will be made for participants unable to attend the supplementary class.
  • For enquiries, please contact Mr Ching of ‘a nice place’ at aniceplaceto@gmail.com.
  • “a nice place” reserves the right to make the final decision and to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

Macramé Plant Holder Workshop

Learn how to make your own beautiful macramé plant holder in our DIY workshop.

Date Time

10 March (Sunday)

Session 1: 3:00pm–4:00pm

Session 2: 5:00pm–6:00pm

Number of participants: 12 per session.
Fee: $180 per person (Plant not included)

Suitable for participants aged 8 and above.
Registration required. Places allocated on a first come, first served basis. Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with payment instructions on or before 7 March. Walk-in registration accepted on the event day subject to availability.

REGISTER NOW

Please note:

  • Participants should arrive 5 minutes before the workshop starts and register at the “a nice market” booth. Participants arriving more than 15 minutes after the workshop starts will not be admitted. No refund will be provided.
  • If the workshop is cancelled due to rain, inclement weather or other special situations, it will be rescheduled on 13 March and held at “a nice place to” studio in Causeway Bay. Participants will be notified of the supplementary class arrangement by email. No refund will be made for participants unable to attend the supplementary class.
  • For enquiries, please contact Mr Ching of ‘a nice place’ at aniceplaceto@gmail.com.
  • “a nice place” reserves the right to make the final decision and to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

See with Your Ears and Fingers

Experience art with all your senses through audio descriptions and tactile artworks that help you see with more than your eyes.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission. No registration required.

Print Your Own Tote Bag

Decorate your own tote bag using fun and simple screen print techniques.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission. No registration required.

Solar Toy Playground

 

Visit our solar-powered playground and try out toys powered by sunlight and other sources of renewable energy. You can also have a go at creating your own solar-powered toy – a fun way for visitors of all ages to learn more about renewable power!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:30pm–5:30pm

10 March (Sunday)

Number of participants: 20
Fee: $50 per person

Registration required on-site at the “Solar Toy Playground” booth. Places allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Read more about Solar Sound System.

Nature

The Sounds of Nature in the City

The sounds of nature have an almost magical power to relax our minds and bodies and give us a positive emotional boost. This month, the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society brings the sounds of nature to the Art Park – join us to hear some familiar, enchanting voices!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission. No registration required.

Face-painting

Visit our animal-themed face-painting booth and let our artists disguise you as your favourite animal!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

2:00pm–6:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Fee: $50 per person

Sparrow Tree

The Sparrow Tree is made from different parts of a tree. The wings of the birds are made from leaves. Their bodies are made from different coloured bark and their beaks and claws are made from pieces of branches.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–7:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission.

Kids

ohmykids Playground

On our newly opened waterfront promenade, ohmykids host a giant children’s playground designed by students with all kinds of creative upcycled “play art” pieces, including a “Scaffolding Slide”, an exciting “Scaffolding Maze”, a “Four-legged Tyre Octopus” and a “Free Play Bamboo Zone”.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

2:00pm–6:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission.

Notes:

  • Participants must be children aged 2–12 years. Please note that there is a suggested age range for each playground facility.
  • Apart from the suggested age, parents should consider the health condition and ability of their children for each playground facility.
  • All facilities belong to the shared resources of ohmykids Playground. Do not take any parts away without authorisation.
  • For safety reasons, the organiser has the right to refuse the participation of children under 2 years of age and their parents.
  • ohmykids reserves the right of final decision and change of the terms and conditions without prior notice.

Read more about ohmykids.

ohmykids Market

The ohmykids Market is a fun craft and games market run by creative young stall holders aged below 12. Come along and be surprised by their ideas!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

2:00pm–6:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission.

Green Concert by Orff4Kids

“Green Concert by Orff4Kids” gives children the opportunity to dance, play interactive games with performers, get up close to a collection of musical instruments and enjoy a fun concert experience.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

Session 1: 3:30pm–4:00pm

Session 2: 5:00pm–5:30pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission.

Lion Dance Performance

Teachers and children from Hong Kong Soka Kindergarten lead a lion-dance parade around the Art Park. Join us and learn more about this fun tradition from the young dancers!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

4:15pm–4:45pm

10 March (Sunday)

Presented in collaboration with Hong Kong Soka Kindergarten and Hong Kong Spunk Dragon and Lion Dance Sport Association.

Bamboo Upcycling Workshop

In this perfect workshop for parents and children, tutors from “Green Come True” share simple ideas for how to upcycle old bamboo into wind chimes and rainsticks. A great opportunity to explain recycling to your kids.

Date Programme details Time

9 March (Saturday) &

10 March (Sunday)

Bamboo Wind Chime Workshop

Session 1: 2:30pm–3:20pm

Session 2: 3:30pm–4:20pm

Bamboo Rainstick Workshop

Session 1: 4:30pm–5:20pm

Session 2: 5:30pm–6:20pm

Free admission. Limited walk-in quotas available on a first come, first served basis.

Notes:

  • Suitable for participants aged 5 and above. All Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Both workshops involve the use of an electric drill and sharpening tool.
  • ohmykids reserves the right to make final decisions and changes at any time without prior notice.

Fun with Dogs

Basic Dog Care Tips for Dog Lovers

In our fun and informative sharing sessions, specially deisgned for dog lovers and new dog owners, Hong Kong Dog Rescue’s experienced dog adoption manager shares basic tips on dog care and how to bond with your newly adopted pet.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

Session 1: 2:00pm–2:30pm

Session 2: 4:00pm–4:30pm

Number of participants: 20 per session
$50 donation required. Registration required. Places allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Tags Save Lives

Tags save lives! Donate $20 to help the homeless dogs at Hong Kong Dog Rescue and receive a customised tag for your dog!

Date Time

9 March (Saturday)

2:00pm–6:00pm

10 March (Sunday)

$20 donation required.

Tour

Park Tour and Workshop

Join our “Park Tour and Workshop” for an introduction to the Art Park and a closer look at the trees and plants growing there. Walking with our knowledgeable guides you will learn interesting information about the park and fun facts about the different plant species. After the tour you can also take part in a fun interactive workshop.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

Session 1 2:00pm–4:00pm

Session 2 3:30pm–5:30pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission on a first come, first served basis. Advance registration required.
Click here to see full programme details.

Freespace Blindfolded – See the World in Darkness

Arts With the Disabled Association Hong Kong and “a nice place to” team up to take you on a blindfolded tour that helps you learn how to experience the world around you with all of your senses.

Date Time

9 March (Saturday) 

4:00pm–5:15pm

10 March (Sunday)

Free admission on a first come, first served basis. Please register on-site 15 minutes before the event begins.

Read more about ADAHK and “a nice place to”.