5 Things to Do in Singapore This Week: 5th October to 11th October 2020

This week, celebrate local music with Sing Lit Sounds and The Observatory, and enjoy a tipple from Singapore Distillery’s Launch Week. Everyone’s favourite experience curator ANDSOFORTH is also back with a new immersive culinary experience that’ll especially appeal to book-lovers.

Get Lit To Sing Lit Sounds: A Discord Disco

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#BuySingLit brings local literature to us in a whole new way with a silent disco paying homage to three of our official languages: Malay, Chinese, and Tamil. Jam out to exclusive music produced by local musicians .gif, Fauxe, and Mantravine, enjoy some readings and open-mics for all languages, and even participate in an AMA (ask me anything) with the musicians.

Sing Lit Sounds: A Discord Disco is happening on 8 and 16 October 2020 from 7pm — 10.30pm. Tickets are free and available on Peatix.

Travel Around The World In 80 Days With ANDSOFORTH

Known for their over-the-top immersive dining experiences, ANDSOFORTH is back with a workshop on the Jules Verne classic, but this is unlike any book analysis you’ve ever experienced. Jump into the novel’s world with hands-on activities, costumes, and specially-designed sets recreating key scenes from the book. The best part is, you’ll get to sample various cuisines throughout your journey; the perfect way to satiate your wanderlust.
ANDSOFORTH‘s Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne: Book Analysis Workshop is happening now until December 2020. Tickets are available here from S$148.
Catch The Observatory’s Lunchtime Concert

The Observatory is a band that’s easy to love but impossible to describe, having traversed various styles from folk electronica to progressive and avant rock in its almost-20-year history. But if there’s one thing that’s stayed consistent, it’s their spirit of resistance and reinvention. Catch their current lineup of Yuen Chee Wai, Dharma, and Cheryl Ong perform an eclectic set as part of LASALLE’s Lunchtime Concert Series. This show is part atonal, part post-punk, part improv, but all awesome.

Lunchtime Concert Series: The Observatory is happening on 5 October 2020 at 1pm, streamed live on LASALLE’s YouTube channel.

Singapore Distillery Be-Gins Its Journey

The newest distillery in our city state, Singapore Distillery launches with an impressive lineup of six unique gins. Each tipple features a blend of Southeast Asian botanicals, from the citrus-forward Lime Garden to earthy Coconut Pandan, and can be tasted in flights or in specially crafted cocktails as part of the launch pop-up menu.

Singapore Distillery‘s Launch Week is happening from 5 — 7 October 2020 at Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall located at 12 Haji Lane, Singapore 189205. Open 12pm — 10.30pm. Reservations required and can be made here.

Level Up Your Wellbeing With World Mental Health Day 2020

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World Mental Health Day is coming up on 10th October, and Mental Health Awareness Singapore has brought together almost 30 agencies have organised virtual workshops for us to learn new skills and routines to take care of ourselves and those around us. These events will go on throughout the month of October and include art activities, cooking demonstrations, and the 5km Limitless Run 2020.

Mental Health Awareness Singapore‘s World Mental Health Day 2020 is happening now until 30 October 2020. The full calendar of events can be found here.

Top image: ANDSOFORTH


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