Weekend Inspiration 3-6 May 2012
Sunday, 29 Apr 2012
Bubbly and Polo
In addition to the thrilling finals of the Pro/Am International Polo 2012, the always luxe Veuve Clicquot will be serving a ticketed delish champagne buffet luncheon. Other options include a day ticket (with access to a stylish Veuve lounge and a complimentary half-bottle) and tickets to the sunset roast.
When: Thu-Sun 3-6 May 2012, tickets from $45-190
Where: Singapore Polo Club, 80 Mount Pleasant Road, Singapore 298334
Be transported to New York for a night of 1930s blues music and art and cocktail culture of Harlem. The event is a collaboration between SOHO Coffee and CARE Singapore, a children’s charity. Enjoy specially created soul food, société drinks , and live and local entertainment for one night only.
When: Thu 3 May 2012, 630-1030pm, tickets at $80, incl. food and drinks
Where: SOHO Coffee, 36 Armenian St, #01-08, Singapore 179934
Join Accentuate Home as it launches its latest collection of handcrafted accent furniture and home accessories, and pick up quality decorative lighting from the UK by Vaughan Design (products are normally only to order straight from the UK, so snag this quick!). A 10% discount will be given for any purchase/ order. Cash/cheque payment only.
When: Fri 4 May 2012, 10am-5pm, Sun 5 May 2012, 11am-5pm
Where: Block 1092, Lower Delta Road, #07-04, Singapore 169203, p. 9673 7844
If you want great ballet that doesn’t take itself too seriously, catch this company of 14 men perform classical ballet excerpts – both male and female roles – to comic effect.
When: Tue 1 May – Fri 4 May 2012, 8pm; Sat 5 May 2012, 3pm & 8pm, tickets $18-108
Where: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, p. 6828 8377
Prep for Mother’s Day by baking with a flourish. Learn essential fondant handling techniques and how to handcraft beautiful Carnation Flowers and a fully edible Candy Box to place sweet treats inside.
When: Sun 6 May 2012, 10am-1pm, $138, book here
Where: ToTT, 896 Dunearn Road, #01-01A, Sime Darby Centre, Singapore 589472
New Zealand musician and songwriter, Hollie Fullbrock, is in town for a one-night only performance. Her first album was hailed by BBC World Service as one of the top five albums of 2011. Catch her soothing, hypnotic vocals live at the Esplanade.
When: Fri 4 May 2012, 730pm, tickets at $38
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive
Catch larger-than-life balloon costumes and sculptures (on stilts!) in a balloon parade around Sentosa. There will also be a balloon sculpting show, a Samba roving band, and a balloon wearable store. Great for the fam!
When: Sat 5 May – Sun 6 May 2012, 11am-7pm; Parade timings 11am, 3pm, and 6pm
Where: Merlion Plaza, Sentosa Island, 40 Imbiah Rd, Singapore 099700