16-27 Jan
M1 Singapore Fringe Festival
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of edgy and thought-provoking theatre, dance, music, visual arts and mixed media, created and presented by Singaporeans and international artists. This year’s theme is Still Waters. Tickets from Sistic. singaporefringe.com

16 Jan- 3 Feb
KidsFest 2019
17 KC Arts Centre
Young theatre lovers are spoilt for choice with four world-class theatre productions adapted from beloved children’s books, including Room on the Broom, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, The Gruffalo and The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Tickets from Sistic.

17-20 Jan
SMBC Singapore Open
The Serapong, Sentosa Golf Club
Catch defending champion Sergio Garcia and golf legend Davis Love III, alongside top players from the Asian and Japan tours compete in this US$1 million tournament. Tickets from $15, Apactix. smbcsingaporeopen.com

25 Jan
ANZ Australia Day Ball
Swissotel the Stamford
Head along to the Australian Chamber of Commerce black-tie event, celebrating Australia Day. Dance the night away, and experience all the old-world glamour of the Orient Express. All aboard! Tickets from $235, austcham.org.sg

26 Jan
Run for Light, 2019
Punggol Waterway Park
Put your running shoes on and head down to Punggol for a 1km blindfolded walk, 5km fun run or 10km competitive run, in support of Guide Dogs Singapore. runforlight.com

28 Jan-24 Feb
iLight Marina Bay light festival
Marina Bay, Civic District, Singapore River and Fort Canning Park
Asia’s leading light art festival runs in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration. View over 30 dazzling, sustainable light art installations in four key zones. Free. ilightsingapore.sg

21 Feb-3 Mar
Matilda The Musical
Sands Theatre,
Marina Bay Sands
Featuring original songs by Australian composer Tim Minchin, this uplifting musical adaption of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s book tells the story of Matilda, an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Tickets from $68, Sistic.

15-16 Feb
Chingay Parade
F1 Pit Building
Vibrant floats, dancing dragons, prancing lions, stilt walkers, wushu masters, traditional costumes – it’s all on offer at Singapore’s largest street performance, which celebrates the nation’s incredible diversity. chingay.org.sg

Until 14 Apr
Minimalism: Space. Light. Object.
ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, National Gallery
Love to keep things simple? Check out the new joint exhibition highlighting minimalism – one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century

Save the Dates!
24 Jan
Petersons wine tasting
27 Jan
Great Australian BBQ
30 Jan
Ladies night