Tales of Hong Kong’s colonial days have filled more than their fair share of libraries. At FWD HOUSE 1881, we’ve made it our mission to add a few new chapters of our own. It’s a promise we deliver on with live jazz music and breathtaking nightly son et Lumiere light shows which illuminate our spectacular neo-classical Victorian exterior.
Formerly the Marine Police Headquarters, FWD HOUSE 1881 is located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui. With a history of 130 years, the historic monument has become an iconic cultural as well as commercial landmark captivating locals and tourists with its modernised colonial charm. The architectural highlights, the stable block, the signal tower all bear witness to its past.
Requiring no prior painting knowledge, participants will learn all basic techniques to work on a chosen photo of their own pets. The tutor will guide step by step and assist participants in finishing their works if necessary. Be an artist yourself and paint a remarkable portrait of your pet in this healingly joyful experience workshop!
FWD HOUSE 1881 has invited Wah Gor, the renowned calligrapher in the city, to promote calligraphy using the movie posters he has penned while demonstrating associated techniques and variations in this workshop. In addition to acquiring basic calligraphy skills and practising with movie posters of different styles, participants will also receive a customized inscription by Wah Gor.
Participants will be guided and have the chance to practise and trial the Leica M, Q and SL models with a Victorian backdrop of colonial arches and columns for some nostalgic shots. Be smitten by the charm of photography and start you shoot ‘Leica’ pro journey!
Colourful and impactful, the 3D light extravaganza highlights Hong Kong’s traditions and cultural icons, as well as Victoria Harbour’s changing landscape. Like FWD HOUSE 1881, the show celebrates the city’s rich heritage and defining moments.
In collaboration with BLOOMS, FWD HOUSE 1881 will run this Hand Drip Brewing Appreciation every month. Participants will have the chance to acquire hands-on coffee experience through making hand drip coffee while tasting four to five types of coffee from different countries with varying intensity levels.
In this experience, the wagashi artisan will be sharing the techniques of dyeing, stuffing and shaping with participants using Japanese Spring Sakura as a theme to create their unique Japanese sweets. Participants will create two wagashi, Hatsu Zakura and Yashinoyama Zakura, filling the spring with this confectionery scent.
ODEA, The Queen and The Steak Room now offer self pick-up takeaway service, you can enjoy 15% off for menu items (excluding desserts) for self pick-up. You can also order our delights at Foodpanda to enjoy the delivery service with selected menu.
People usually get few rest time in their busy working time, and they can only go to nature in weekends or holiday. In this arts & crafts experience, participants can create their own preserved flower in a card or bookmark, to get in touch of the little nature and showcase the flower’s vivid colour by pressing fresh plants.
Decoupage is an art technique, decorating the object by gluing coloured cutouts onto an object, the unique design can also show the emotion of the participants from their use of colour and pattern. During the creation process, the participants can heal themselves through art.
In collaboration with BLOOMS, FWD HOUSE 1881 will run this Hand Drip Brewing Appreciation on three Saturdays from November to December. Participants will have the chance to acquire hands-on coffee experience through making hand drip coffee, and tasting four to five types of coffee from different countries with varying intensity levels.
Master Ng is a seal carving artisan with over 40 years of experience. His creation has also been printed on Standard Chartered’s banknotes. During the workshop, he would share the history and techniques in seal carving, and teach participants to create personal stamp.
An exclusive unveiling from Phillips Fall Auctions at FWD House 1881, led by an impressive 19 carat fancy light pink jewel, designed by the “Jeweller of the 21st Century” Feng J., and a selection of highly impressive, attractive and rare timepieces from Patek Philippe, Rolex and more.
In collaboration with Hong Kong Multimedia Design Association (HKMMDA), FWD Insurance invites you to “Live, Create, Inspire – A Celebrate Living Exhibition”, the exhibition will showcase 15 Hong Kong artists and designers artworks for almost two months to deliver messages of unwavering optimism.
In collaboration with TOMA Miniatures, a famous local micro-modelling art group, the exhibition creates an unrivalled story walk through some of the city's fondest moments, all brought to life through an array of detailed miniscule replicas at FWD HOUSE 1881.
FWD HOUSE 1881 and Hide and Seek Tour will guide you around the building, to explore every stories about this monument.
WearDance is a brand new creative cross-border collaboration that combines fashion and ballet. Joining fashion designers, choreographers and professional dancers, the team has been inspired by the unlimited cross-border creativity in the production process from dance concept to fashion design. The event is organized by Hong Kong Ballet and sponsored by Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
FWD HOUSE 1881 ‘Ghibli Experiential Zone’ will showcase floral installations inspired by Ghibli movies including Castle in the Sky, My Neighbour Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, along with the invaluable manuscripts of The Tale of the Princess Kaguya which will be shown to the public for the first time in Hong Kong.
A multi-sensory marine art adventure showcases the deep connection Breguet has established with marine, as well as its milestone and past collections. An art workshop will also be held to raise public awareness of ocean pollution.