For Those Who Have no Plans This Weekend, Fret Not & Check Out The Coolest Events Happening in The City


As much as we’d like to, it may seem unlikely for some of us to take a break and escape the city madness this coming long weekend. Because let’s be honest, it’s not actually a long weekend, Friday is technically a working day. But that doesn’t mean you have to scroll through Instagram and mope about your sad life. While ‘Netflix and Napping’ are always available options, but let’s take things a notch higher this weekend, shall we? With so much going on in the city, there’s no way you can be bored. So, here’s a list of all the events, workshops etc. happening during the 15-18th of August that you could be a part of!

1. Miniature Pottery

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Wanting to try your hand at pottery since forever? Now’s the time to do it! That too Miniature Pottery. Om Prakash Galav, a National Awardee and record-breaker is hosting a 2-day exclusive workshop where you’d get the chance to create your own miniature pots. Ready to get your hands a little dirty? We know we are!

When: 17th August

Where: Craft Village, 19 B, Shiv Ji Marg, Westend Greens, Opposite International airport terminal 3, Rangpuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110037

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2. The Best Tribute to Abba

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A shoutout to all the Dancing Queens (and kings), there’s no way you can miss this one! ShowCase Events & Miran Productions in partnership with Delhi Tourism & Delhi Sarkar is hosting this event to support Thalassemics India. Thalassemics India was conceived to check & help deal with Thalassemia, a blood disorder involving lower-than-normal amounts of an oxygen-carrying protein. A concert for a cause is definitely something that should not be skipped!

When: 17th August

Where: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

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3. Screening of Gone With The Wind

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“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!” Gone with the Wind is one iconic film that we can never get tired of watching. So whether you’ve seen it a 100 times already or if you’ve never watched it before, you absolutely must catch the open-air screening of this fil at Select City Walk Saket! The seating is based on first come first served so make sure you’re there on time!

When: 17th August

Where: Select City Walk, A-3, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

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4. Sab Scam Hai – Stand Up Comedy by Gaurav Kapoor

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If you’re looking to laugh your heart out, you must catch this event! A stand-up show by Gaurav Kapoor where he tries to find scam in all the happy and nostalgic things in life where he will narrate stories from offices, festivals, the 90s, food, travel and his marriage. The catch? The stories could be 100% true or 100% made up because after all, Sab Scam Hai!

When: 17th August

Where: Bipin Chandra Pal Auditorium, Bipin Chandra Pal Marg, A81, Block A, Chittaranjan, New Delhi, Delhi 110019

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5. Two Days Free Theatre Workshop – For Aspiring Actors

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If you’re an aspiring actor or know someone who is enthusiastic about acting, here’s something for you! The Soch Theatre Group is hosting a 2-day free theatre workshop for all aspiring actors to attend! The Soch Theatre Group is one of the most renowned theatre groups in the city and you cannot ask for a better way to start your journey in acting!

When: 17th – 18th August

Where: Soch Rangmanch Studio, Patel Nagar

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6. Freedom from Sadness

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Hosted by Zorba the Buddha, Freedom to Sadness is a Quantology session. Quantology is a unique practice, designed to empower us in the current chaotic times wherein participants will be acquainted with the scientific and esoteric aspects of this practice and its fundamental basis along with deep practical experience. So if you’re looking for something to help release the stress and tension of the week, this is where you should be!

When: 16th August

Where: Zorba the Buddha, 7, Tropical Drive, Ghitorni, New Delhi, Delhi 110030

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7. Anand Utsav Happiness Program With Sri Sri

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Hosted by Art of Living and Priyanka Bagaria, life skills, yoga and meditation trainer, this one is for those who are looking for a bit of relaxation over the weekend! At this event, you get to learn Sudarshan Kriya straight from the source with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar live via webcast.

When: 16th – 18th August

Where: A Block, New Friends Colony, South Delhi.

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8. Eggless Cake and Cupcake Workshop

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For all the baking enthusiasts in the house, Bakeinline is hosting their first-ever baking event. As the name suggests, at the workshop you can learn to bake eggless cakes and cupcakes (for all your pure vegetarian friends.) The course will help you understand the basics of eggless baking you’ll go back with printed copies of recipes so that you can perfect your eggless baking!

When: 18th August

Where: Bakeinline, Sector 17A, Sector 17, Gurugram, Haryana 122001

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9. Heer Ranjha

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Who hasn’t heard the story of the star-crossed lovers Heer and Ranjha? Well, now you get to see it live in action at the performance of this play directed & dramatised by Kajal Suri with beautifully curated music. Hosted by the Bela Theatre Karwaan, well known for their dramas and plays, this one is a must-watch for all theatre-goers!

When: 15th August

Where: Shri Ram Theatre for Performing Arts, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Todermal Road Area, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001Phone: 011 2371 4307

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10. The CopyCats

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Music Lovers, head over to the newly opened Piano Man in Gurgaon’s hub for cool kids – 32nd Avenue to watch The CopyCats cover some of your favourite numbers! The band covers a wide repertoire of songs in English, Hindi and Punjabi languages which means there will be something for all kinds of music lovers!

When: 16th August

Where: The Piano Man Gurugram, 32nd Avenue, Sector 15 Part 2, Sector 15, Gurugram, Haryana 122002

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