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Amazing Things to Do and Learn in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai This Weekend

Amazing Things to Do and Learn in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai This Weekend

Grow a garden, learn a new art and make your own skincare products- this weekend, be the most creative and productive you've ever been!

Weekends come and go faster than you can say ‘relax and recharge’. By Sunday evening, the Monday blues settle in, convincing you that you have wasted two days that could have been spent in pursuing a hobby, learning a new craft or making new friends. Well, lets clear those blues cobwebs away and help you utilise your weekends in a productive way.

Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai – wherever you are, here’s how you can acquire a new skill in a matter of hours!


Stressed about the chemicals in your veggies and fruits? But organic fruits and vegetables are not always accessible? Be self-sufficient and learn to grow them yourself! Hydroponics is an excellent way of urban farming because it doesn’t require much space or water for that matter. This workshop in Bengaluru will provide step-by-step guidance on how to start your own farm at the luxury of your home.

Date: 23 Nov 2019
Timings: 10:30 AM – 5 PM
Cost: Rs. 3,000

This Saturday, learn to be an urban farmer. Bengaluru, click here to book your place now!

bengaluru handmade paper

A bespoke paper need not be only for the super-famous and super-rich. You can learn to make your own handmade paper in just two hours in this Bengaluru workshop. So the next time you present someone a greeting card or write a letter to a loved one or just leave notes around the house, you can have your own paper to write on.

Date: 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 11 AM – 1 PM
Cost: Rs 1000

Follow this link for more details and to book your slot.

  • Erode: An advanced soap making course over the weekend

erode soap making

Natural soaps that are devoid of paraben and sulfates need to be in your bathroom right now. And you can learn to make them yourself in this intensive workshop in Erode. The short course will equip you with the skills to make natural soaps on a domestic or even commercial scale and if you are looking for a window in this field, this workshop is a wonderful start.

Workshop Date: 23 Nov 2019
Timings: 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Cost: Rs 3500

So, wait no more and click on this link for further details about the workshop on Saturday.

  • Mumbai: Care for your skin, organically

Mumbai skincare workshop

Pollution settles on your skin as dust particles envelope you, refusing to leave. And what do we do to reduce the damages? Apply more chemical-based products that have a short work-life. This Sunday, learn how to make skincare products tailored to your unique needs. In just 4 hours, Poornima Phaltankar will teach you the basics of what ingredients work for what skin types, the combinations that work best against dry skin, itchy skin and such common problems. You will also learn how to design your own creams in the future.

Workshop Date: 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 11 AM – 3 PM
Cost: Rs 1999

Excited to make your skin glow and be silky soft? Head here for details about the location and to book your place.

  • Mumbai: Relax with Mandala art this weekend

mumbai mandala workshop

This weekend, spend some time doing meditative art that will refresh and recharge you for the week ahead. Mandala is an easy art that can be done by anyone – young or old – and is equally relaxing for both. This Sunday, you can learn about the different patterns and shapes that constitute Mandala art. Once you get into the flow, all you need is a paper and pencil to help you relax even in the most challenging of situations.

Workshop Date: 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 3 PM – 6 PM
Cost: Rs 1200

Click on this link to know more and book your slots.

  • Gurugram: Learn to grow your own edible mushrooms this weekend

delhi mushroom workshop

Mushroom growing is all the buzz around the country. And if you are in Gurugram this weekend, attend this workshop to learn how to grow them in your home. Monika Chowdhry, who has seen her mushroom business flourish in less than two years, will teach you the basics of cultivating them.

“We’ll discuss the investment, the learning curves, the challenges and any other doubts that you may have about farming on a domestic or a commercial scale. This workshop will cover the cultivation of oyster mushrooms which are relatively easy to grow,” she says.

Workshop Date: 23 Nov 2019 | 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 11 AM – 5 PM
Cost: Rs 2999

Excited about having a profitable farm? Wait no more! The workshop is happening this Sunday and you can get more details by clicking on this link.

  • Delhi: Learn to create your own edible garden

edible routes delhi

Once you get the hang of growing edible herbs and plants in your garden, there’s no looking back. Not only will your surroundings look lush but also provide your kitchen with essentials that can otherwise be expensive or chemical-infused from the market.

Kapil Mandawewala, a techie-turned-farmer will guide you through the details of preparing the soil correctly, how to plan your garden columns and pest management.

This is a two-day workshop so you may want to keep the entire weekend aside for this.

Workshop Date: 23-24 Nov 2019
Timings: 10 AM – 4 PM
Cost: Rs 3000

For more details, follow this link.

chennai lippan art

If your idea of a perfect weekend is to try different art and craft projects, we have a great opportunity for you. This Sunday, you can learn the traditional Gujarati art of Lippan and wow your friends and family with it. Adorn your wall with pretty colours and tiny mirrors arranged artistically. This is a beginner’s course and if you love it, you can sign up for more!

Workshop Date: 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Cost: Rs 2000.

Click here to book your place before the slots run out.

  • Chennai: Learn to grow hundreds of plants in your home

chennai hydroponics

Hydroponics is a great way to ensure you know where your vegetables or leafy greens are coming from. Grow them yourself and cut out the chemicals and fertilisers completely. If you think your place is too small, you don’t have enough resources or hydroponics is tough, let the experts from Acqua Farms, Chennai share their experience with you.

Workshop Date: 23 Nov 2019 | 24 Nov 2019
Timings: 10 AM – 2 PM
Cost: Rs 3000

Click here to know more and book your places now!

auroville solitude farms

You may have heard the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables that are both local and seasonal. No doubt that they provide you with the best nutritional values but when the market is flooded with a variety of indigenous and exotic produce, how do you differentiate? This weekend, invest some time in your health and explore the advantages of local foods as well as methods of including them in your regular diet.

Workshop Date: 23 Nov 2019
Timings: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: Rs 500

Solitude Farms will guide you through the basics of permaculture over the weekend and here’s where you can get more details.

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(Edited by Saiqua Sultan)

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