What’s On This March School Holidays | The A List
Like they say, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. So, let the little ones enjoy a well-deserved break this March school holidays with fun, family-friendly arts and culture events. Read on for our top picks of things to do this school holidays.
Back Of The Bus
Go on a bus tour of Bukit Panjang while dancers perform on the bus, including pulling off difficult dance moves while suspended from bus handles. The performance is part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood, an initiative by the National Arts Council to bring engaging arts experiences to people’s doorsteps. Book your tickets to Back Of The Bus here.
UPDATE: In view of the escalating COVID-19 situation, please be informed that all remaining shows of Back Of The Bus will be cancelled (19, 20, 21, 22 March). Tickets will be refunded in full. Please contact the event organiser at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The Story Of The Redscarf
Let the children travel back in time to the 1950s with this free storytelling session at The Arts House, featuring illustrator and author Patrick Yee. He will be reading from his latest picture book, The Story of the Redscarf. For extra fun, dress the kids up in 1950s-inspired costumes. Details about The Story Of The Redscarf here.
Gardens By The Bay Concert
Pack your picnic basket and head to the Gardens by the Bay this weekend for a classical music concert. The Singapore Symphony Orchestra, led by Singaporean conductor Darrell Ang, will perform classical favourites by composers such as Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Details about the Gardens By The Bay Concert here.
For an educational arts outing, catch this whimsical show, presented by the Singapore Repertory Theatre, which incorporates basic principles of aerodynamics in the play. The show’s story is about two friends building a flying machine, and it includes songs and puppetry. Book your tickets to Fly High here.
Stories In Art: The Sun And The Wind
Stir up your child’s imagination with this free storytelling session. The story is inspired by a painting in the National Gallery Singapore’ special exhibition Suddenly Turning Visible: Art and Architecture in Southeast Asia (1969–1989). The session is helmed by established storyteller and actress Amy Cheng. Details about Stories in Art: The Sun and the Wind here.
In view of the COVID-19 situation, if you are unwell, do avoid public spaces and contact with others, and seek medical attention. Let us continue to maintain good personal hygiene, stay healthy, keep calm and look after one another.
(Photos: National Arts Council, The Arts House, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Repertory Theatre and National Gallery Singapore)