Best of British events 2015 in Hong Kong

Best of British Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s first British festival, Best of British, is now taking place at Tamar Park in Central and Chater Garden. This festival is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, which is endorsed by the British Consulate-General and the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Entry to the events is free to all members of the public.

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As you may know that Hong Kong was a British colony not long ago, from 1842 to 1997, click here to learn a little bit more. It is not surprise to see and feel the British atmosphere in Hong Kong, in terms of the architecture, culture and food etc. So if you are visiting Hong Kong in November and have extra time, why not come and join the event.

For expats or exchange students from the UK, this festival may help you relieve your homesick. For those from all over the world, this event offers you opportunities to feel Hong Kong in the old British way. For locals who were born before 1997, it’s a great opportunity for you to recall and cherish the memory of the “good old days”. For those born after 1997, go to take a look and you may understand why some Hong Kong people are so fascinated with British culture.

Best of British Cinema

Date: 2 – 4 November

Time: 8pm-10:30pm

Venue: Tamar Park

Content: British films, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Sherlock Holmes and Notting Hill are played on a large screen (approx. 5 x 9 meters) at the open-air cinema, admission is free. There are some lawn chairs provided, with food stalls selling traditional British fish and chips, beer and popcorn.

A Slice of London

Date: 12 – 14 November

Time: 11am-10pm

Venue: Chater Garden

Content: Iconic British items, like the double-decker bus, the telephone booth with the Queen’s Head and British Royal Guards will be appeared. Grab the opportunity to take some selfies! You also have chance to taste traditional British food and wine, such as fish and chips, handmade beer. All the food are imported from Britain. Booths of more than 10 British fashion brand will be placed at the site. Some of them will launch a series of limited edition products and also offer holiday deals.

The Best of British Drinks Experience

Date: 18 – 20 November

Time: 11am-10pm

Venue: Chater Garden

Content: British drinks experts will show you how to make British specialty drinks, professional comedians will perform the most authentic “British humor”. There are also musical performances and quiz competitions.

You can taste different types of wine, cider and British-style cocktail – Pim wine. You can also enjoy traditional British Ales, fine Scottish Whiskey and Gin. Of course, different kinds of traditional British food like Fish and Chips, Beef Kidney Pie, Green Pea Mash and Mashed Potatoes will be provided. Admission is free, but better pre-register.

The Great British Garden Party

Date: 22 November

Time: 12nn-9pm

Venue: Tamar Park

Content: The Park will be transformed into a British Garden, you can taste traditional British dishes and classic British drinks. There will be live music and entertainment facilities for children which suit the whole family.

Official Website: http://bestofbritish.hk/en/event-timetable/

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