Another month, another jam-packed For Your Diary! We’re never without things to do and places to go here in the Lion City, and as we gear up towards the Summer, there seems to be an event for everyone this month – so come check out our selection of Singapore’s entertaining delights going on this April!
Tale As Old As Time
Relive your childhood as the award-winning musical, Beauty and The Beast takes to the stage. Telling the story of a young prince trapped in the body of a beast by a curse that can only be broken by true love, this musical is one you won’t want to miss!
When: 21 March-1 April, Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 1pm & 6pm
Where: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
How much: $65-$190. Book your tickets by clicking here!
Feeling adventurous? NOX Dine in The Dark, Singapore’s only dining in the dark restaurant is hosting a limited edition dinner menu, specially created by head chef Desmond Lee, featuring 12 dishes of rare and exotic epicurean delights such as crocodile tail and wild boar.
When: 30 March-9 April
Where: NOX – Dine In The Dark, 269 Beach Road Singapore 199546
How much: $118-$158. Call 6298 0708 to make a reservation.
Ready those rumbling tums because the fab folks at PasarBella and Le Gluttony are teaming up for PasarBella Gourmet Hop. With plenty of tasty treats, film screenings, music showcases and independent boutique stalls to browse, this fiesta is one you won’t want to miss!
When: 4-5 April, 3-10pm
Where: The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
How much: Free to attend! Gourmet Hop passes $45. To purchase your passes, click here!
The World Street Food Congress or “jamboree” celebrates street food from 24 countries around the world, from Indonesia, India, America, Mexico and Copenhagen. Themed around “Empower, Engage and Opportunities”, visitors will enjoy delicious hawker dishes such as deep fried anchovies, Vietnamese Banh-can and more, chef demonstrations, talks and workshops.
When: 8-12 April
Where: Bugis, grassland next to Tan Quee Lan Street
How much: Free!
Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour
He’s back! Funnyman Russell Peters is gracing the stage in Singapore after his sold-out performances in 2013. He’s bringing fresh new material to share with the audience. This is bound to be something that you don’t want to miss, so grab those tickets quick before they run out!
When: 7-8 April, 8-10pm
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Level 6, Hall 601 – 604. 9 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038989
How much: $108-$228. Book your tickets by clicking here!
Returning for its fifth year, the Southeast Asian Film Festival will be screening the newest and best in Southeast Asian cinema. With films from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; as well as post-screening panels with emerging and veteran directors, this festival will be an educational and entertaining look into the region’s film industry.
When: 10 April-3 May
Where: Moving Image Gallery, Singapore Art Museum at 8Q, 8 Queen Street, Singapore 188535
How much: $10 per screening. For full details, click here!
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Having performed together for 15 years, internationally renowned Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have garnered a huge international fan following worldwide due to their unique instrumental blend of rumba flamenca, rock, metal, jazz and world music. It’s set to be one sizzling night of music and rhythm.
When: 11 April, 7.30pm
Where: Explanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $48-$88. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Let’s Hear It For The Ladies
The feminine voice: Contemporary female photographers is a unique look at feminist art and female photographers. This showcase examines how feminist artists are using the medium and accessible platform of photography to raise awareness of social issues and share stories.
When: 12 April, 2-3.30pm
Where: DECK, 120A Prinsep Street, Singapore 187937
How much: $25. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Back for its fifth year, the concept of the Affordable Art Fair is simple, yet unique: an inspiring and friendly atmosphere in which you can find thousands of original paintings, prints, sculpture and photography all under one roof, and all between $100 to $10,000, from over 70 galleries. The work of young, emerging artists hangs alongside some of the biggest household names, while the compulsory labelling of all the artwork means you know exactly what suits your budget.
When: 17-19 April, Fri 12-6pm, Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-6pm
Where: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975
How much: $15. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Hot on the heels of their successful fourth album, Irish band The Script are returning to Singapore for one night only as part of their No Sound Without Silence tour. With three multi-platinum albums already behind them and tunes such as Breakeven, Superheroes and The Man Who Can’t Be Moved, we can’t wait to sing our hearts out with these smooth crooners.
When: 21 April, 8pm
Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
How much: $98-$148. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
New artist on the block, 22-year-old rising popstar Charli XCX is heading to the Lion City. Known for her collaboration with Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea and her super-catchy hit Boom Clap that was featured on The Fault In Our Stars soundtrack, we can’t wait for this Brit songstress to take to the stage.
When: 22 April, 8pm
Where: The Coliseum™, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
How much: $88-$120. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Get ready to party! Tanjong Beach Club is hosting one of their kick*ss beach parties for Anzac Day with legendary 80s Aussie rock band, Mondo Rock. Enjoy sumptuous beachside bites and cool cocktails as the party goes on all night!
When: 25 April, 5.30pm-midnight
Where: Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098942
How much: $88. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Unlike any other performance you’ve seen, the Blackheart Burlesque show is filled with high-impact dance, great music and sexy women! The show has been highly referenced as Comicon meets geek nerd, with striptease performances in tribute to Star Wars, Orange Is The New Black, Clockwork Orange and many more.
When: 25 April, 8pm
Where: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa, 098269
How much: $68. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Bard In The Park
SRT’s Shakespeare in the Park is back for their 8th annual production, ready to enthrall and entertain with a fantastic performance of The Tempest. Featuring a world of shipwrecks, nymphs, monsters, illusion, love and family, The Tempest tells the story of Prospero, his daughter Miranda, and how their lives are changed when a boat of shipwrecked survivors arrive on their desert island. So, pack a picnic and head down to Fort Canning Park for an amazing evening of entertainment!
When: 29 April-24 May, 7.30pm
Where: Fort Canning Park, 51 Canning Rise, Singapore 179872
How much: Advance ticket $40. On the door $50. Pavillion Package $85 (includes a seat, 2 glasses of wine or soft drinks, canapés and a souvenir programme). Buy your tickets by clicking here!
After her awesome concert back in 2013, breakout Disney star Demi Lovato is back in Singers as part of her world tour. So get ready to watch this platinum-selling singer belt it out with hits such as Give Your Heart a Break and Neon Lights.
When: 28 April, 7.30pm
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Suntec City, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
How much: $68-$228. Buy your tickets by clicking here!
Esplanade will be holding screenings of the hugely popular National Theatre production of stage hit War Horse. Go on a captivating journey from the Devon countryside to French trenches during the first World War. With amazing visuals, truly innovative animation and incredible acting talent, make sure you don’t miss this fantastic show.
When: 30 April-1 May, Thurs 8pm, Fri 3pm
Where: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $22-$27. Buy your tickets by clicking here!