Reggae, writing and winter markets.

Live Music

 
 
 

Green Connection

 
Srirajah Rockers play at De Commune this Dec 13, with support from Japanese group Little Tempo.
Dec 13. De Commune, 1/F Liberty Plaza. B500 
 

Goa Sunsplash Launch Party

Bangkok Island hosts the official pre-party to one of Asia’s biggest annual reggae fests, Goa Sunsplash. Expect four hours of beers and beats from reggae acts like Thailand-based Karma Rhyme Soundsystem.

Dec 14, 5pm-1am. Bangkok Island, opposite Charoenkrung 57. B1,200

Walk Festival Bangkok

 
Walk yourself over to a festival that covers Thai music, Thai arts and Thai booze.
Dec 14, 5pm-midnight. GMM Live House, 8/F Central World. 

Arts

 

Writing workshop with Veeraporn Nitiprapha

 
Veeraporn Nitiprapha, the 2019 S.E.A. Write Award-winning Thai author of novels and short stories, leads a workshop sharing tips on creating characters with a Christmas theme, complete with a festive afternoon tea.
Dec 14, 1:30-4pm. L/F, The Peninsula Bangkok, 02-020-2888. B500, email this address for reservations

Exhibitions

 

World Press Photo Exhibition at Iconsiam

 
Dutch photographers showcase their visual journalism and storytelling at the riverside mall’s Rivermuseum.
Dec 11-Jan 5. 8/F Iconsiam.
 

Gender Equal World – A Tribute to Those Fighting for Women’s Rights

 

A photo exhibition and panel discussion that pays tribute to 15 women’s rights defenders around the world, including Sirikan Charoensiri from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.

Dec 13-20. Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand. Free entry

Nightlife

 

Common Fest 2019

 
Design meets music and food at this festival put on by design students. Expect music from Gym and Swim, Yew and more.
Dec 13. 5-11:30pm, Department of Industrial Design, Chulalongkorn University. Free entry

Markets

Sansiri Winter Market Fest. Credit: www.sansiriblog.com/winter-market-fest 
 

Winter Market Fest 7

 
Shop, eat and be merry at this annual festival. This edition features over 170 stalls, plus live music from neo-soul singer Phum Viphurit, Thai rocker Gene Kasidit and more.
Dec 14-15. Habito Mall, Sukhumvit Soi 77.
 

Pronto Rooftop Flea Market #1

 
Shop for premium Japanese jeans, bags and accessories, among piles of other secondhand finds, including cameras and collectibles. 
Dec 14, 4-11pm. BePositive Space, 29 Mi Suwan Soi 3, Yaek 8/1 (Phra Khanong).

Upcoming

 
  
 
 

Siri House’s Christmas Celebration

 
Get into the Christmas spirit all week long with live pop music and lots of food.
Dec 21-25. Siri House, 14/2 Soi Somkid, Ploenchit Rd.
 

Serng Thai Dance Music Festival 2019

 
A massive bash of Thai grooves, headlined by The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, T-Bone and Taitosmith.
Dec 21. Rooftop, Fortune Town, Rama 9 Rd.