7 events you don’t want to miss in Bangkok this weekend (Feb 4-6)
Tea history, soap-making workshops, exhibitions, and more.
A little curious about tarot reading? What to impress (or more likely freak out) your friends by telling their future? This half-day workshop conducted by Danielle West will cover the history of tarot, the fundamentals of reading, understanding the arcana, and learning the basic spreads.
Feb 5, 2pm-4:30pm. Lotus Wellness Bangkok, 43 Soi Atthakan Prasit, Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok. B2,500.
Image: Bangkok Soap Opera via Facebook
This two-day course will boost your soap-making skills, designed for those who already have the basics. You can choose the type of oil and learn how to mix different recipes for various skin types.
Feb 5-6, 5pm. Bangkok Soap Opera, 883, 1 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok.
Hone your kombucha-making skills at Monsoon Tea Asok this weekend.
Feb 5, 2pm. Monsoon Tea Asok, 16, 18 Soi Sukhumvit 23 Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok. B950.
Head down to River City to join a painting workshop with Nednaree Krammeesub of Hey Dude in room 360.
Feb 5-13, 1pm-5pm. River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok. B650.
Image: Xin Xin Dessert via Facebook
Bee Nopporn Phasaphong, the third generation at Ong Iw Kee tea shop founded in the reign of King Rama VI, will be teaching patrons about Chinese tea. The workshop will address Thai history of tea and the various selections.
Feb 5, 3pm. Xin Xin Dessert, 3 1 Ari Samphan 5 Alley, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok.
Bangkok legend Bill Bensley is back with yet another exhibition at River City Bangkok. He demonstrates his work in four chapters: Love, Camp, Explore, and Dreams. If you’re an admirer of Bangkok's eccentric architecture genius, drop by for a dose of his famous positivity.
Jan 28-Feb 28. River City Bangkok, 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok. Free.
Kickstart your Chinese New Year and welcome the Year of the Tiger with some delicious treats during the festival.
Now- Feb 11. Samyan Mitrtown, 944 Rama IV Rd, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok.
Image: The Hive Thonglor via Facebook
Whether you’re in love or going through a heartbreak, Lady laughs ensure to turn those emotions into an endless laughter riot. This all-female comedy show features open-mic, amateur, and professional backgrounds.
Feb 8, 6:30pm-8:30pm. The Hive Thonglor, Piman 49, 46/9 Sukhum Vit 49, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok. B400.
Up for pizza and a Street Fighter tournament? Street Fighter II, of course – let's be civilized. Hosted by Frostbite Icebar and Chef Bing's Pizzeria, the winner gets an 18-inch free pizza and an offer of drinks at B99.
Feb 5 at 3pm, Chef Bing's Pizzeria, 924/5, 2 Soi Ruamrudee, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District