Exhibitions & Events


Tai Kwun Cheerful Christmas

Location |
Site-wide
Price |
Free of charge

December is here! Tai Kwun is celebrating our first-ever Christmas with a whole host of art performances, workshops and family-friendly activities! This holiday, invite your loved ones to Tai Kwun to enjoy a different kind of Christmas—in a warm, cosy setting that’s both contemporary and historic.

 

Join Our “Snap A Christmas Gift” Mini-Game

Come to Tai Kwun this Christmas—it’s the perfect chance to spend a day, make a proper visit of Tai Kwun and join our Christmas “Snap A Christmas Gift” activity. Over two weeks this Christmas, as you walk around our site, those who find the time to make selfies with designated Cheerful Christmas decorations will be rewarded with a special gift!

Date: 15 Dec 2018 – 1 Jan 2019

Location: Site-wide

 

How to play: Find the designated Christmas decorations (3 in total), take a selfie with them and upload the photos to our “Snap A Christmas Gift” website using your phone, and you could redeem a token for a Christmas gift! There’s a selection of 3 different gifts—come and collect the complete set of gifts*!

Redemption location: outside Tai Kwun Store, G/F, Block 03

*Each participant can redeem up to three tokens; the offer is limited and available only while stocks last.

 

“Christmas Art” Workshop

Tai Kwun boasts many hidden talents. This Christmas, six artists, design masters and maestros will host a series of Christmas workshops. Over two holiday weekends, you can sign up to make your own bowtie, ceramic decorations, or handpress greeting cards under the guidance of these talents. Besides learning the craft at hand, you’ll also get to meet the tutors and their artform—up close and personal in an artistic Christmas!

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop - Painted Ceramic Christmas Tree

Tenant: Touch Ceramics

Ceramics is anything you want it to be. Avant-garde or purely decorative: anything goes especially when it comes to Christmas. So as holidays draw near, let Touch Ceramics show you how to craft and paint your own ceramic Christmas tree, while getting a taste of the traditions, artistry and craftsmanship involved.

Date: 15 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 11am–12:30pm

Location: F Hall Studio

Price: $380/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-touchceramics

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop - Christmas Wreath Making

Tenant: Hahahaflorist

Hahahaflorist believes “flowers make you smile”. Hoping its creations can do just that, the florist has received a lot of press attention, with many international brands commissioning new works. This Christmas, Hahahaflorist founder Becky will show you how to make a mini Christmas wreath with fresh pine rings and preserved flowers, which will no doubt give your office or home a nice splash of Christmas.

Date: 15 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 1pm–3pm

Location: F Hall Studio

Price: $400/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-hahahaflorist

Remarks: Participants to bring their own flower scissors

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop – The Art of Preparing Chinese Tea

Tenant: Lokcha Tea House

There are 6 major types of Chinese tea, and each uses a unique brewing method. Lokcha Tea House has brought you famed tea critic and senior tea artist Miss Feng Mingxia to share the ins and outs and the principles behind Chinese tea making. To be held in a lovely outdoor spot in front of our giant Christmas tea in Tai Kwun, participants will learn how to brew Dong Ding Oolong using a cup lid, how to cold-brew Yunwu tea, and find out how the art of making Chinese tea may be any relevance to Christmas. What’s more, you’ll receive a box of Lockcha tea as gift.

Date: 15 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 4pm–5pm

Location: Lokcha Tea House Outdoor Tea House (G07, Block 01)

Price: $380/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-lokcha

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop – Meet the Master: Bow Tie Tailoring Class

Tenant: Yuen’s Tailor

Master Yuen of Yuen’s Tailor has been in the business for over 40 years. Once an in-camp tailor serving the British troops prior to the Handover, Mr Yuen has been making bespoke suits across different sectors of our city for many years. This Christmas, Master Yuen will be sharing his seasoned tailoring experience to show you how to make a unique bow tie through a precious face-to-face workshop. It’ll make a meaningful gift both for yourself or your loved one.

Date: 22 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 11am–1pm

Location: F Hall Studio

Price: $380/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-yuenstailor

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop – DIY hand press Christmas card workshop

Tenant: Tai Kwun Store

In this workshop, participants will get to experience traditional letterpress printing. They’ll use a hand press to print their own special-edition set of 24 Christmas cards and hanging ornaments, which would be the best cards and gifts you could possibly give to your friends this holiday season.

Date: 22 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 1pm–3pm

Location: F Hall Studio

Price: $400/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-dittoditto

Tai Kwun "Art Christmas" Workshop – DIY Natural Soy Aromatherapy Candles

Tenant: Bonart

Bonart plans to bring your olfactory and visual joy this winter through a candle-making workshop using soybeans and aromatherapy oil. You’ll also be shown how to add dried flowers on the outside to create a unique piece of candle art that will make a fabulous gift.

Date: 22 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Time: 3pm–5pm

Location: F Hall Studio

Price: $380/person

Book now: https://www.putyourself.in/tk-bonart

An Iconic Christmas Tree 

Our Christmas tree is going to be up from mid-December to New Year's Day! The iconic 12-meter-tall tree on the Parade Ground will be the perfect spot to snap pictures with our historic buildings as backdrop. What’s more, there’ll be complimentary flash dance performances and Christmas gifts over the holiday weekends to ramp up the festive mood.