singapore free events activities next week 22aug 28aug 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 22 AUG – 28 AUG

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Singapore next week. Explore and experience events and activities that are budget-friendly. I will focus on physical activities as there are already many things to do online.

Please check the respective websites to check for the latest details and availability.

I am looking for sources of free events and activities, including volunteering, in Singapore. Do drop me an email at consumelesslife@gmail.com if you know of any of these free events and activities. Thanks!

For free stuff to do this week, check out last week’s post here.

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Singapore next week from 22 August 2022 to 28 August 2022.

Singapore free stuff next week banner 22AUG 28AUG 2022

Monday – 22 August 2022

Lion City Drum and Bass

Description: Come and get a taste of those heady nights, with DJ Nonsequitur and DJ Aresha as they play two chill sets, with a showcase of photos taken of the scene back then by photographer Ungku Ibrahim, and see why D&B is still winning fans these days with its wicked basslines and infectious beats.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 1945 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 23 August 2022

Stories from around the world

Description: Join Jasper and Tommy as they tell stories based on their time spent in America, France and China and their feelings about returning to Singapore.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 24 August 2022

An Evening With Jason Yu

Description: Have your heartstrings tugged by the acoustic renditions of Jason Yu’s original English and Mandarin repertoire.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam Heritage Walk

Description: Friends of the Museums together with the Malay Heritage Foundation walking tour of Kampong Gelam historic precinct.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Malay Heritage Centre

Time: 1030 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 25 August 2022

Singapore Street Prose Status

Description: Let deførmed bring you through his experience of street prose in Singapore (whatever that is supposed to mean). He will be presenting music based on his experiences of living in Singapore. Be ready for a party!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 26 August 2022

solace by Chriskris

Description: Chriskris is going to perform his past projects such as Holdin’ Back, Wishful Thinking and Blank Canvas. On top of that, he will be previewing a couple of unreleased demos for the first time.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sun Cell

Description: The band will be performing songs from his current catalogue as well as some upcoming releases slated for later this year. Join them for a night that spans across various genres and styles, hopefully one for any given mood you may find yourself in.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Evil Dude

Description: Relish in the alternative rock tunes of Evil Dude.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2115 – 2145 | 2215 – 2245

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

PANIK ROOM 4D by Improvper Conduct

Description: 8 characters wake up and find themselves trapped in an inescapable room. In order to survive, they must play games delivered to them by a mysterious distorted voice. Despite complying with the rules, the characters slowly meet their end as the games progress, leading to a grand finale where the truth is finally revealed.

None of the scenes are written before the show. Everything you see is fully improvised.

The 9pm show on Friday, 26 August will be a special, late-night edition of PANIK ROOM 4D. There may be more profanity and crass material so leave your kids at home!

Category: Theatre

Location: NUS University Town

Time: 1830 – 2000 | 2100 – 2230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunset Walk at Jurong Lake Gardens

Description: Join us for a specially curated tour of Jurong Lake Gardens this Mid-Autumn Festival! While immersing in the beauty of the sunset, our guides will introduce the different species of flora and fauna in the Gardens.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1830 – 1930

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Telok Ayer Heritage Trail

Description: Experience the oldest part of Chinatown, which is traditionally associated with the Hokkien and also the South Indian Muslim community, who settled along the original water front that ran along today’s Telok Ayer Street.

This is part of the series of monthly Chinatown tours conducted by URA’s volunteer guides from the Friends of the Museums.

Registration will open on 05 Aug 2022 at 10.00am and close on 10 Aug 2022 at 10 .00am or earlier depending on availability of spaces.

Admission is free but PRE-REGISTRATION is required.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 27 August 2022

Favourites From Home by Nan Hua Symphonic Band

Description: As a gift to our nation on her 57th birthday, Nan Hua Symphonic Band will perform a repertoire comprising local favourites.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1400

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

An Evening With Shazza & Friends

Description: Homegrown singer-songwriter Shazza presents an evening of soulful music, with a line-up of songs curated for just about anyone and everyone. This gig marks the 21-year-old’s first Esplanade performance, and to ring it in, she has big plans.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1730 – 1800 | 1830 – 1900 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

spacedog spacecat

Description: What started out as an excuse for Jam Lorenzo and RJ Mabilin to play music with an ever-revolving cast of friends is now spacedog spacecat.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Megumi Acorda

Description: Find wonder in the dream pop tunes and musical synergy of five-piece act Megumi Acorda.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2115 – 2145 | 2215 – 2245

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

In Their Own Words: Writing Verbatim Plays

Description: Why should you write a verbatim play instead of a conventional one? How do you choose your topic? What is the writing process like? Join playwright Haresh Sharma as he shares his approaches to working on a verbatim play, including his latest production Acting Mad, presented as part of The Studios series this year.

Category: Talk

Location: library@esplanade

Time: 1200 – 1300

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

PANIK ROOM 4D by Improvper Conduct

Description: 8 characters wake up and find themselves trapped in an inescapable room. In order to survive, they must play games delivered to them by a mysterious distorted voice. Despite complying with the rules, the characters slowly meet their end as the games progress, leading to a grand finale where the truth is finally revealed.

None of the scenes are written before the show. Everything you see is fully improvised.

The 9pm show on Friday, 26 August will be a special, late-night edition of PANIK ROOM 4D. There may be more profanity and crass material so leave your kids at home!

Category: Theatre

Location: NUS University Town

Time: 1930 – 2100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunset Walk at Jurong Lake Gardens

Description: Join us for a specially curated tour of Jurong Lake Gardens this Mid-Autumn Festival! While immersing in the beauty of the sunset, our guides will introduce the different species of flora and fauna in the Gardens.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1830 – 1930

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Biodiversity Tour

Description: Come on down to Jurong Lake Gardens and learn about the rich biodiversity that you can find here! Breathe in the fresh air and listen to the delightful sounds of nature on a free guided walk.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 0800 – 0900 | 0815 – 0915

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: 0800 – 0900 | 0815 – 0915

Heritage Tour

Description: Highlights of the tour include the Bandstand, sculptures in the Gardens, the Heritage Trees, the Main Gate, the Saraca Stream Walk.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services Desk, Tanglin Gate) 15min before the scheduled tour.

Further Details: Website

Learning Forest Tour

Description: The Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways that allow visitors to explore habitats ranging from a freshwater forest wetland to a lowland rainforest.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Desk at Tyersall Gate

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services Desk, Tyersall Gate) 15min before the scheduled tour.

Further Details: Website

Bonsai Demonstration

Description: Sign up for a free educational workshop demonstration about landscape bonsai!  In this session, you will learn how to assemble small rocks and small plants to replicate a real-life mountain.  You will also learn how to enliven your bonsai landscape using moss and figurines!

Category: Workshop

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1600 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Nature Cleanup @Pulau Ubin

Description: Come help us clean Pulau Ubin while meeting new like-minded people!

Category: Volunteer

Location: Pulau Ubin (Jetty Entrance)

Time: 1430 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

What’s in my water?

Description: Join us for an interesting morning walk getting to know the creatures and plants that lives in and around the water edges of Sungei Buloh.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 28 August 2022

Love, Care, and Share by Xishan Primary School

Description: Love, Care, and Share is a vibrant performance that features a series of wholesome and meaningful songs composed by students and teachers from Xishan Primary School.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Altoduo

Description: Fusing complex melodic bass and drums, with elements of mathrock, new-age and chill-hop, Altoduo is here to take you on a fresh “chillax” experience.

Category: Film

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1730 – 1800 | 1830 – 1900 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Pebble

Description: Washed out synths and smelly guitar notes. Experimental rock mixed with dream pop and dance.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1900 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Grrrl Gang

Description: Revel in the youthful authenticity and nod along to relatable lyrics at Grrrl Gang’s performance.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2045 – 2115 | 2145 – 2215

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sunset Walk at Jurong Lake Gardens

Description: Join us for a specially curated tour of Jurong Lake Gardens this Mid-Autumn Festival! While immersing in the beauty of the sunset, our guides will introduce the different species of flora and fauna in the Gardens.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1830 – 1930

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Pioneer Trail Along Ann Siang Hill and Telok Ayer Green

Description: Learn about the trade and ways of life of Singapore’s early immigrants in this walking trail around a quiet enclave amidst the hustle and bustle of Chinatown.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Ang Siang Hill Park

Time: 0900 – 1030

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

OBJECTIFS CINEMA: NOW SHOWING

Description: Welcome to Objectifs Cinema: Now Showing, a celebration of the richness and diversity of Southeast Asian short films. It is an exhibition that hopes to gather film lovers of all backgrounds through screenings, talks, sharing sessions, and a film memorabilia showcase. It aims to set the stage for deeper discussions and a broader understanding of short films from the region.

  1. Alternative Voices | 14 July – 27 July
  2. Southeast Asia Now | 28 July – 10 August
  3. Experimental Shorts | 11 August – 24 August
  4. Shorts From Film Schools | 25 August – 2 September
  5. Shorts From Film Schools | 3 September – 11 September

Category: Film

Location: 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977

Date: 14 July 2022 – 11 September 2022

Booking Requirement: Probably no

Further Details: Website

Farm in the Sky! + compost

Description: Get your hands dirty, build some muscles, meet some new like-minded people while building a rooftop community farm from scratch!

Category: Environment

Location: Beauty World Centre

Date: Saturday and Sundays in July – October

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

SCDF Fire Station Open House

Description: Visitors to our Fire Station can look forward to the following during the guided tour:

  • Introduction to the Open House;
  • Introduction to Emergency Vehicles and their capabilities;
  • Demo on donning the full protective gear;
  • Demo on using various equipment/appliances; and
  • Photo taking

Category: Exhibition

Location: Various Fire Stations

Date: Saturdays

Time: 0900 – 0950 | 1000 – 1050

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Imaging Paradise

Description: Come ponder the past, present and future of what a modern utopia means to local filmmakers, and how one can better understand, appreciate and preserve our collective memory through film this August in celebration of National Day.

Free tickets available for selected movies

Category: Film

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 1 August 2022 – 8 September 2022

Time: Various Timings

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art

Description: Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art is a collaboration with the Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum and showcases new year prints produced in China from the Qing dynasty to the 1980s. A close examination of the iconography of these prints, which are deeply rooted in popular beliefs and folk customs, provides insights into the rarely-documented attitudes and values of the common people in China.

Free guided tours are available. Check with the front desk.

Category: Exhibition

Location: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Date: 21 Jan 2022 – 25 Sep 2022

Time: 1000 – 1700

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

If you have any free events or activities that you would like included or if there are any new sources of free activities, do drop me an email at consumelesslife@gmail.com.

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