Your Definitive Guide To The Weekend In Mumbai
Another weekend has arrived. Time seems to fly by, doesn’t it? It’s finally time to de-stress after that tiring week you’ve had. So leave all that paperwork behind today, as you step out of the office and brace yourselves for a super fun weekend.
From partying all night to hitting new places and shopping till you drop, the city has an array of events lined up. It all depends on what you choose to do and where you choose to go! Once again, we have for you a detailed weekend guide, complete with all the fun things you can treat yourselves to.
So sit back, relax and start planning your weekend right away!
FRIDAY: July 8 →
French Fiesta – Flavour Diaries, Khar
Celebrated chef Anjali Pathak, is offering a French bistro class at Flavour Diaries, her cooking studio in Khar. She has trained in classic French cuisine and will be teaching you how to prepare a three-course French meal. This includes French Onion Soup, Coq Au Vin and Pommes En Pappillote. For dessert, she will teach you how to whip up a French Apple Tart With Creme.
Location: Flavour Diaries, 3rd floor, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, Off S.V. Road, Khar (W)
Timing: 3 pm to 5:30 pm
Contact:91 98201 43404
Charges: Rs 3,000 per person
Bandish – the NCPA Tata Theatre
This year’s music festival includes paying a tribute to some legendary music composers. This tribute will be paid to legends like Sadarang and Adarang, Jnan Prakash Ghosh, S. D. Burman and Shankar-Jaikishan to name a few. The team of playback singers includes Hariharan, Parthiv Gohil, Venkatesh Kumar and Ajoy Chakrabarty.
Location: Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point.
Timing: July 8 to July 10, 6:3o pm
Contact: 022 2282 4567
Charges: Venkatesh Kumar and Ajoy Chakrabarty – Rs Rs 400, Rs 690 and Rs 920 per person.
Hariharan– Rs 400, Rs 690, Rs 920 and Rs 1,150 per person
Parthiv Gohil– Rs 500, Rs 920 and Rs 1,380 per person
Ma Faiza at Blue Frog
The popular electro-dance music DJ is ready to set the night on fire, at Blue Frog tonight. Get ready to bust some moves. Oh and did we mention that there’s free entry for women?
Location: Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel.
Timing: 10 pm
Contact: 022 6158 6158
Charges: Entry Fee Rs 600; Cover Charge Rs 1,500
Where We At 006 with Naezy & Enkore + DJ Proof – Bonobo
Get ready for a super fun night at Bonobo, Bandra. Rappers Naezy (Naved Shaikh) and Enkore will perform sets, followed by DJ Proof, who specializes in hip-hop music will perform here. This makes it the sixth edition of Where We At, which is a free performance series organized by Only Much Louder. There will be no entry fee.
Location: Bonobo, Second Floor, Kenilworth Mall, Phase 2, off Linking Road, Bandra (West).
Timing: 9 pm
Contact: 022 2605 5050
Azeem Banatwalla & Siddharth Dudeja + Vikramjit Singh – Canvas Laugh Club
These three hilarious stand up comedians will be performing a couple of sets at Canvas Laugh Club, today. You can book your tickets right here.
Location: Canvas Laugh Club, Palladium Mall, Third Floor, Phoenix Mills, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel.
Timing: Friday & Sunday 8:30 pm; Saturday 8:30 pm and 10:30 pm
Contact: 90046 03115
Charges: Rs 750 per person
Dance Workshop by Siddhi Goel
Called ‘The Kathak Nayika: Devotee, Courtesan, or Vamp?’, this kathak workshop will be held at Artisans’, Kala Ghoda. Delhi-based kathak expert Siddhi Goel will be teaching you classical dance moves, based on the not so popular, yet deserving, heroines of Indian stories, in classical form.
Location: Artisans’, V. B. Gandhi Marg, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda.
Timing: 6:3o pm
Contact: 022 2267 3040
Charges: Rs 200 per person. Register here.
SATURDAY: July 9 →
Hamlet The Clown Prince – Sophia Bhabha Hall
Director Rajat Kapoor’s clown series is sheer entertainment. This is his second installment which is also the most popular one by far. The plot revolves around a group of clowns who are busy rehearsing for a performance of Hamlet, in English. Book your tickets here.
Location: Sophia Bhabha Hall, Sophia College, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Breach Candy.
Timing: 7 pm
Contact: 022 2353 8550
Charges: Rs 500/ Rs 700/ Rs 1,000 per person
Thomas Gold – Kitty Su
Thomas Gold, German house music DJ and producer, is a sensation alright! He will be handling the console at Kitty Su, this Saturday. Go experience the music! There is no entry fee.
Location: Kitty Su, The Lalit, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Road, Andheri (East).
Timing: 10 pm
Contact: 022 6104 3145
Bassick Sense with BREED & Kumail + Tarqeeb – AntiSocial
Get ready for some serious bass! You will witness (and enjoy) performances by Mumbai-based Kumail Hamid and Delhi’s popular Tarqeeb, a.k.a, Ashish Jose. BREED, comprising of L.A. based husband and wife duo, will also be performing here.
Location: AntiSocial, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, near Ramee Guest Line Hotel, S. V. Road, Khar.
Timing: 9 pm
Contact: 022 6522 6324
Charges: Entry fee Rs 300 per person
The Sindhi Food Crawl – Chembur
Sample Sindhi cuisine at its best, with this food crawl, organised by Wandering Foodie. This company plans out and executes a number of food-based tours and events. This Saturday, they will be conducting a food crawl, which will take you to five popular Sindhi food joints in Chembur, Mumbai. From Jhama Sweets to Sindhi Pani Puri House, participants can indulge on chole, dal pakwan, kheema pattice and more!
Location: Meeting Point – The Bombay Presidency Golf Club’s main gate, Dr. Choitram Gidwani Road, Chembur (East).
Timing: 4:45 pm
Contact: 022 6117 4500
Charges: Rs 1,000 per person
Cosplay Workshop – Doolally Taproom, Andheri
Who doesn’t love cosplay? Cosplay group Scythe’s SkunkWorks will teach you how to make a Captain America cowl as well as a Batman helmet, in this workshop. The registration fee includes the cost of the material used.
Location: Doolally Taproom, C18-21, Dalia Industrial Estate, near Fun Republic cinema, off New Link Road, Andheri (West).
Timing: 11 am to 3 pm
Contact: 99671 02143
Charges: Rs 1,000 per person
‘Let’s Design’ at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
If design is your forte, hop over to this workshop. The workshop is all about the elements of design, visuals and visual metaphors and colours.
Location: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rani Baug, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Byculla.
Timing: 11 am
Contact: 022 2373 1234
Charges: Rs 200 per person
SUNDAY: July 10 →
The CuriousCity Challenge – Bandra
The fun travel company, Some Place Else, is going to conduct an exciting treasure hunt across Bandra (W). The clues will be based on Bandra’s history, culture, food and architecture. Sounds like fun, no? Book your spots here.
Location: Starting point- Almeida Park, near 5th Road, Bandra (West).
Timing: 4:30 pm
Charges: Rs 430 per person
Tim Dornon’s Dinner – Magazine Street Kitchen
The talented bunch at Colaba’s popular restaurant The Table, will be hosting a dinner prepared by celebrated US chef, Tim Dornon. Be prepared for a seven-course menu, including some fine wine. You can book a spot here.
Location: Magazine Street Kitchen, Gala No.13, Devidayal Compound, Gupta Mills Estate, Reay Road, Darukhana, Byculla.
Timing: 7:30 pm
WWH Tribal Lunch – Aarey Colony
WWH, or We Will Help, is an NGO that works for the underprivileged. They will be organising a lunch which will be prepared by tribal women living in Aarey Milk Colony. You can watch them prepare the food, followed by a buffet. The menu includes chicken curry, seasonal fish, bhakri, dal and more. Book your tickets here.
Location: Khambacha Pada, Unit 25, Aarey Milk Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Goregaon (East).
Timing: 1 pm
Contact: 98202 24450
Charges: Rs 325 per person
Sound of the Sufis – The Mumbai Assembly
If you’re a Sufi music afficionado, this event is made for you. It is a musical documentary theatre performance, headed by Anuraag Dhoundeyal, Priyanka Patel and Karan Chitra Deshmukh. It features both Hindi and English poetry, stories and 14 songs in all of six languages. It allows you to trace the journey of Sufi music. Book your tickets here.
Location: The Mumbai Assembly, KCA Hall, near Birdsong The Organic Cafe, 16 Veronica Road, Bandra (West).
Timing: 7 pm
Contact: 99309 90969
Charges: Rs 500 per person
Tejas Menon – Tap Resto Bar Bandra
Tejas Menon is a talented Mumbai-based singer and a songwriter. He will be performing a gig at Bandra’s famous pub. There will be no entry fee.
Location: Tap Resto Bar, Third Floor, Link Square Mall, above Global Fusion, off Linking Road, Bandra (West).
Timing: 6 pm
Contact: 022 3395 6196
The Origami Masterclass – The Hive
Ever wanted to be an expert at origami? Well now you can! Join artist Mimansa Vahia, who will be conducting a beginners-special workshop on origami, this Sunday. Book a spot here.
Location: The Hive, 50A, Human Mansion, near Ahmed Bakery, Chuim Village, off Union Park, Khar.
Timing: 9:30 am
Contact: 96199 62969
Charges: Rs 800 per person