1. Singapore Experience Lab
Singapore Experience Lab at Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway

Come join us at the Singapore Experience Lab, a showcase of Singapore's past, present and future tourism products in the comfort of a conserved shophouse. Visitors can join a 30-minute experiential tour, where they will be taken on an immersive journey which introduces Singapore's hidden stories and off-the-beaten track experiences, narrated through augmented reality, interactive project mapping, bespoke installation and doodle art. The lab tours are scheduled daily at 10.30am, 11.30am and 4pm. Please approach the staff if you would like to join the tour.

Date: Till May

Venue: Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway

Website: Singapore Visitor Centre

Nearest MRT: Somerset

2. Minimalism: Space. Light. Object.
Alex Davies, image courtesy of the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

See more through less at the first exhibition on Minimalism in Southeast Asia spanning two major venues. Experience the coming together of Asian and Western art in their most essential forms.

Date: Till 14 Apr

Venue: National Gallery Singapore and ArtScience Museum

Website: Minimalism: Light. Space. Object.

Nearest MRT: Bayfront and City Hall

3. HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019
Female golfer giving her best shot during the HSBC Women’s World Championship

Catch the world’s most talented golfers in action during this sporting event. Dubbed “Asia’s Major”, this tournament features some of the world’s best female golfers and has drawn fans from around the globe. World-class golf aside, this event is also known for its great parties that indulge guests in great food and music.

Date: 28 Feb to 3 Mar

Venue: Sentosa Golf Club

Website: www.hsbcgolf.com/womens

Nearest MRT: HarbourFront

4. Sakura Matsuri
Key visual of Sakura Matsuri festival

Gardens by the Bay’s Japanese-themed festival returns with over 20 varieties of sakura alongside traditional architecture such as life-sized Torii gates and marumado—round windows that frame delicate landscapes. You can also enjoy cultural performances and even take part in a traditional tea ceremony.

Date: 8-31 Mar

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Website: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

5. Late Company

Topics like loss and empathy will be frankly discussed at Pangdemonium’s staging of Late Company, a riveting production themed on an imminent and widespread problem—cyberbullying.

Date: 22 Feb to 10 Mar

Venue: Victoria Theatre

Website: www.pangdemonium.com

Nearest MRT: City Hall

6. Gretel and Hansel
Key visual of Gretel and Hansel musical

Your kids will love this heartfelt rendition of the iconic Brothers Grimm story, which weaves in themes of sibling rivalry and family love. This humorous production is staged by Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Little Company, one of the region’s most celebrated children’s theatre companies.

Date: 13 Mar to 19 Apr

Venue: KC Arts Centre

Website: www.srt.com.sg/gretelandhansel

Nearest MRT: Fort Canning

7. Singapore Festival of Fun
Kid playing with a hula hoop at Singapore Festival of Fun

Fun for the whole family, this riverside carnival invites your young ones to watch, meet and take photos with its colourful international street performers. Be prepared to split your sides when stand-up comedians from around the world take the stage at the Magners International Comedy Festival.

Date: 14-24 Mar

Venue: Clarke Quay

Website: //festivaloffun.sg/

Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay

8. Singapore Heritage Festival
Crowd enjoying a film being screened during Singapore Heritage Festival Photo by National Heritage Board

Explore the nooks and crannies of our island, and uncover the lesser-known stories of Singapore’s spaces, along with the fascinating people behind them! The Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF), National Heritage Board’s annual signature festival, is a celebration of Singapore’s heritage and culture. This March, you can enjoy heritage trails, tours, open houses, and performances at spots all over across Singapore; and hear hidden tales of our colourful history and heritage. A festival for the people, by the people, SHF seeks to present novel and immersive programmes and experiences in partnership with the community and stakeholders. This year, the festival will take place over four weekends, with events and programmes centred around locations like Kampong Glam, Bedok, Telok Blangah and Kranji.

Date: 15 Mar to 7 Apr

Venue: Various locations

Website: www.heritagefestival.sg

9. Sentosa FunFest
Kid having fun on the inflatable balloon at Sentosa FunFest

Sentosa FunFest is back with larger-than-life inflatables. Spend an exciting and fun-filled day with your family and friends at this expansive inflatable playground and end your day with a relaxing Movie by the Beach, while indulging in the delicious treats available.

Date: 16-24 Mar

Venue: Activities at Siloso Beach, movies by the Beach at Palawan Green

Website www.sentosa.com

Nearest MRT: HarbourFront

10. Matilda The Musical
Performers performing a musical on stage Photo by Manuel Harlan

Don’t pass on this highly decorated musical, which tells the story of one of Roald Dahl’s most imaginative and intrepid characters. Originally put on by the Royal Shakespeare Company, this musical has delighted audiences of all ages and has won over 85 international awards.

Date: 21 Feb to 17 Mar

Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands?

Website: https://entertainment.marinabaysands.com/events/cmatilda0319

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

11. Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman

Sir Stamford Raffles—author of The History of Java, and collector of natural history and cultural materials from Southeast Asia—is known for establishing modern Singapore as a British port. He has been viewed as a scholarly expert in the region, a progressive reformer, a committed imperialist, and even a plagiariser. Co-curated with the British Museum, and keeping with the Asian Civilisations Museum’s mission to explore encounters and connections, this exhibition presents a multi-layered picture of Raffles, and illustrates that his legacy is more complex than often understood.

Date: Till 28 Apr

Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum

Website: www.acm.org.sg

Nearest MRT: Raffles Place

12. Boutique Fairs Singapore (The Spring/Summer 2019 Edition)
Three ladies shopping by a booth at Boutique Fairs

Here's your chance to revamp your wardrobe and home and discover over 300 independent, design-led labels at Boutique Fairs Singapore! Explore over 6,000 square metres of retail space and take your pick from women's and men's fashion and accessories; homewares and furniture; beauty and lifestyle products; and kids' clothing, toys, and decor. Over 80% of brands featured are socially responsible. Food and beverage stalwarts of Singapore will set up shop at Boutiques too, allowing you to indulge in delectable treats while enjoying your retail therapy.

Date: 29-31 Mar

Venue: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard

URL: www.boutiquefairs.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Promenade