Harrow: Autumn Fair
Prepare to indulge in a quintessentially British affair at Harrow Beijing’s Autumn Fair. This year’s theme is All Things British and includes fun games and activities, live performances, maypole dancing, various foods, a tennis tournament, and much more. The event will raise funds for various charities identified by the parent-led Friends of Harrow. The event is free to attend and takes place on Saturday October 17, from 10am-4pm at Harrow International School Beijing (HISB).
China Open Jumping and National Young Riders Cup
After the success of the first China Open Cup in August 2015, the second edition will be held on from Thursday October 16 – Sunday October 18, from 8.30am-5.30pm. Organized by the Chinese Equestrian Association (CEA) and co-organized by the Equuleus International Riding Club. This show offers the opportunity to riders, of different levels, to run for five different classes, from ground pole to the 140-145cm. Tickets priced between RMB 399 – 1,999. The event will be held at Equuleus International Riding Club, No. 91 Shunbai Road, Sunhe Town, Chaoyang District (8459 0236, email@example.com) www.equriding.com 北京市朝阳区孙河镇顺白路91号
Atelier: Create a Halloween Cardboard Costume
You always see those incredible, huge, original costumes made of cardboard? You always told yourself: “next year I will start earlier and make one myself”? But each time, you don’t have cardboard, enough space, and don’t want to clean everything after? This year, Atelier Art Studio in Shunyi has it all – the space, the materials, and the knowledge. Sunday October 25, from 1.30-5pm come along and make your dream costume. Suitable for parents and kids aged over 8 years. RMB 200 per person with family discount available. To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org
beijingkids and JingKids: 9th Halloween Costume Party
Join in the fun on Sunday November 1, from 1-5pm at Keystone Academy. Expect to be spooked and have a whole lot of scary fun with a school-themed haunted house, on-site trick or treat, pumpkin carving, face painting, costume parade and much more. beijingkids club members RMB 150 (adults), RMB 200 (kids), non-members RMB 250 (adults), RMB 300 (kids). Group discounts 20 per cent off purchases of more than five tickets, and 40 per cent off purchases of more than 10 tickets. Get your tickets early, before they run out. Call 5934 6708 or email email@example.com
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.