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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.

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PERSONALISED LEATHER POUCH WITH MODERN CALLIGRAPHY

Calligraphy has an extensive history in the west. Modern calligraphy, in particular, has been pursued by many calligraphy lovers around the world for many years. Being regarded as a therapeutic activity, calligraphy requires patience, yet it brings calmness during the process. Being able to write beautifully is an artistic skill as sought after by many in this technological era.

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STICK & PAINT YOUR JAPANESE PORCELART

Japan Royal Porcelart has a long standing history with vital cultural heritage. Porcelain painting has been well received in Europe and China and it was then introduced to Japan by Nihon Vogue-sha Co., Ltd in 1998 and later became ‘Porcelarts’ courses after modification. Japanese porcelain painting is an art form of ‘Ceramic Glaze’. The process utilises multiple water slide decals to create, products with thinner, smoother and better design than the European style, which also makes it easier to handle and thus more popular for most beginners.

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HAND-STITCHING THREAD EMBROIDERY

Needle embroidery is one of the greatest handicrafts in the Chinese culture. Using a needle and threads of different colours, the crafting requires a quick eye and a deft hand. Needle embroidery can be found in almost every day-to-day item including clothes, decorations and furniture with patterns of humans, animals and natural landscapes embroidered on them.

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AUTUMN CONFECTIONERY: THE MAKING OF WAGASHI

Wagashi, a famous Japanese confection, is more than just a treat satisfying a sweet tooth. They are works of art featuring seasons, natural landscape, flowers, insects, birds and other cultural elements alike, truly a feast for the eyes as well as for the palate.

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UNFOLD YOUR CREATIVITY WITH RESIN ART

Celebrate art with us and unfold your creativity while learning resin art.

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STRETCH FOR WELLNESS: PARENT-CHILD YOGA

Through parent-child yoga, parents can practise balance training together with children to develop bonding and enhance their learning as well as problem-solving skills while boosting the immune system.

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HAND MAKE YOUR OWN SAKE SET

Eastern culture often pays aesthetic attention to drinkware. And In order to show respect for the drink, others will dress up for the occasion as a way to pursue a noble lifestyle.

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FWD HOUSE 1881 X BLOOMS – CUSTOM COFFEE BLEND & TASTING EXPERIENCE

In collaboration with BLOOMS, FWD HOUSE 1881 will run this Custom Coffee Blend & Tasting advanced experience. In this experience, participants will have the opportunity to be involved in the process of a coffee development team to create their own coffee blend.

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“OUR HARBOUR ‧ OUR STORIES” – A 3D LIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA

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.

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KOREAN CLAY CREAM FLOWER EMBROIDERY

The beauty of clay cream flower lies in different lines and shapes. Making use of the soft texture of clay cream with piping techniques, the flower artwork simply resembles a stunning piece of embroidery.

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EXPLORE TRADITIONAL LOCAL ART: LETTERPRESS PRINTING

Compared to digital printing nowadays, the process and skills involved in letterpress printing are much more complicated. Indeed, it had a glorious past in Hong Kong and the quality in the region was simply top-notch. However, letterpress printing was replaced by offset printing as the latter started receiving popularity in the 1970s. The fastidious workmanship of typesetters and printers in the past was nothing but an artistic perseverance and literary mettle.

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UNFOLDING GEOMETRIC ART: JAPANESE ORIGAMI LANTERN

Japanese Origami has a history of thousands of years; our ancient ancestors have been found to have made various animals using paper. Origami is about bending and folding a piece of paper to fold two- or three-dimensional objects with no cutting involved.

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HK BALLET X FWD HOUSE 1881: ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) BALLET SUMMER EXPERIENCE

With a long-lasting history, ballet is a performing art combining literature, dance, stage and musical effects. Established in 1979 and now a premier ballet company in Asia, Hong Kong Ballet has more than 50 members who have performed numerous award-winning educational and community programmes.

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BUBBLE BAR: ALL-NATURAL HANDMADE FACIAL FOAM

Nature and humanity are closely connected, after all it is all about living in harmony with other species in mother nature. The rapid social development and advanced technology mean that we can always do more with less time. However, such quick pace also has us forget that nature possesses everything we need to nourish and heal our bodies.

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EXPLORE TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFT: JAPANESE PORCELARTS

Just like the former Marine Police Headquarters - FWD HOUSE 1881, Japan Royal Porcelart has a long standing history with vital cultural heritage. Porcelain painting has been well received in Europe and China and it was then introduced to Japan by Nihon Vogue-sha Co., Ltd in 1998 and later became ‘Porcelarts’ courses after modification.

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STRETCH FOR WELLNESS: PARENT-CHILD YOGA

Not only can yoga stretch coordinate your breath and relax your body, it can also help modulate stress and improve muscular and postural strength. Through parent-child yoga, parents can practise balance training together with children to develop bonding and enhance their learning as well as problem-solving skills while boosting the immune system.

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LIGHT UP YOUR NEON SIGN

Be a light-up artist yourself at this neon light workshop by FWD House 1881 and Neonlite Hong Kong. Customize your own neon sign with EL-Wire and let this very own signage of yours shed light on your memories of this bustling city.

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EXPLORE TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFT: JAPANESE PORCELARTS

Just like the former Marine Police Headquarters - FWD HOUSE 1881, Japan Royal Porcelart has a long standing history with vital cultural heritage. Porcelain painting has been well received in Europe and China and it was then introduced to Japan by Nihon Vogue-sha Co., Ltd in 1998 and later became ‘Porcelarts’ courses after modification.

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GABLE CANDLE ON THE SCENT

Gable candles are made from natural palm wax. The chemical characteristics of palm wax produce crystal patterns of different sizes on the surface, allowing the product to look more realistic with dynamic and interesting shapes. Gable candles can give off fragrance even when they are unlit, diffusing a noticeable aroma to your room and anywhere in a subtle way.

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CREATE YOUR PERSONALISED LEATHER BILLFOLD

The first wallet dates back to more than 1,000 years ago when it was exclusive for the rich. The smaller the wallet was the more affluent it symbolised. Billfolds, a simple design with style and functionality, were made to go with suits as they were highly portable yet unnoticed when putting inside the pocket.

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A JOURNEY OF GOUTAL AUTHOR OF PERFUMES: CREATE YOUR FLOWER WREATH

In collaboration with GOUTAL, FWD HOUSE 1881 brings participants on a series of journeys of GOUTAL Author of Perfumes. This time they can create their floral wreaths with GOUTAL’s unique fragrance and decorate it with a selection of dried flowers, and learn about the secret of choosing your personalized fragrance.

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FWD HOUSE 1881 X BLOOMS – HAND DRIP BREWING APPRECIATION

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.

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A JOURNEY OF GOUTAL AUTHOR OF PERFUMES: CREATE YOUR SCENTED STONE

In collaboration with GOUTAL, FWD HOUSE 1881 brings participants on a series of journeys of GOUTAL Author of Perfumes. This time they can create their scented ceramics with GOUTAL’s unique fragrance and decorate it with a selection of dried flowers and learn about the secret of choosing your personalized fragrance.

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A JOURNEY OF AUTHOR OF PERFUMES: TEATIME WITH GOUTAL

In collaboration with GOUTAL, FWD HOUSE 1881 brings participants on a series of journeys of GOUTAL Author of Perfumes. This time they can learn about the pairing of four exquisite fragrances with four fine teas to discover the stories behind and the special relation in between, coupled with a fine selection of delicacies prepared by our chefs.

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1881 CULTURAL WALKABOUT

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.

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PET PORTRAIT PAINTING - ART JAMMING

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!

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CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY PURSUIT WITH WAH GOR

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.

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SHOOT ‘LEICA’ PRO - NOSTALGIC MAKEOVER

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!

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FWD HOUSE 1881 X BLOOMS – HAND DRIP BREWING APPRECIATION

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.

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LEARN TO MAKE THE SPRING SAKURA WAGASHI

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.

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WHEN LEATHER MEETS LANTERN

This session will provide different types and colours of accessories for decorating the lantern. Participants will be taught the techniques for leather sewing and cutting, creating a bespoke ornament with their own personalities and styles.

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MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC COFFEE DRIPPER

Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basic skills of how to form a shape with ceramics and make their own coffee drippers under the instruction of professional tutors.

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TAILOR YOUR JAR MUG JACKET

Leather jar mugs (also known as Mason jars) first appeared in the U.S. before becoming a trend on other continents. With the idea of upcycling, participants will have the opportunity to tailor a classic leather jacket for their Mason jars.

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CALLIGRAPHY PLATE CREATION

Participants will learn the basics and practice how to do a modern calligraphy with brush pen, dip pen and ink. They will then incorporate the skills into designing a unique coffee plate with their handwriting embossed on it.

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ENJOY 15% OFF WITH SELF PICK-UP TAKEAWAY SERVICE

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.

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BONART - PRESSED PLANTS ARTS AND CRAFTS

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.

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BONART - CUSTOMISE YOUR COLLAGE PLATE

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.

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BONART - POLYMER CLAYCESSORIES CREATION

Using the creativity, participants can create their own colour and patterns of a tray or a coaster. Through stretching, rolling, cutting, stacking, a beautiful and unique art piece will be created.

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BONART - TABLETOP GARDEN HANDIWORK

Terrarium - a miniature landscape with living plants, moss, rocks and other features within a contained environment such as a jar. Through this jar creation, participants can take a break from the city, and focus on the micro eco-system.

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PERSONALISED MAHJONG TILE CARVING

One of the remaining 3-4 carvers in Hong Kong, Master Cheung Shun-king will demonstrate how to hand carve a mahjong tile by sharing the techniques and procedures. Participants can create and bring home a unique mahjong tile hand carved by themselves.

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FWD HOUSE 1881 X BLOOMS – HAND DRIP BREWING APPRECIATION

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.

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CHINESE STAMP ARTS AND CRAFTS

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.

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FWD HOUSE 1881 EXCLUSIVE:
PHILLIPS FIRST REVEAL

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.

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CREATE YOUR OWN MOVING SAND PICTURE FRAME

Through this workshop, participants will understand sand painting history, sand painting tools and the characteristics of sand.

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LEARN TO MAKE A HAND-PAINTED PORCELAIN

In this 1-hour workshop, participants will learn how to use overglaze technique to paint on a 7-inch round coup plate.

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FWD Insurance: Live, Create, Inspire – A Celebrate Living Exhibition

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.

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CREATE YOUR “LIGHT OF THE CITY”

The “Mr. Cinema" themed wooden nostalgic lamp recalls all our memories of the old Hong Kong, participants can use this small little lamps to tell their very own interesting stories through the design and retain their valuable memories.

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UNFOLD YOUR CREATIVITY WITH RESIN ART

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create their own small container tray with resin art and feel the possibilities in of it during the process.

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EXCLUSIVE GIN INFUSION EXPERIENCE

Create own signature gin at the Stable Bar’s gin infusion booth to infuse your own gin.

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ENJOY THE TASTING PROMOTION IN CAFÉ PARLOUR

Enjoy the gourmet with special discount in Café Parlour. Show the coupon to enjoy 40% off for the set lunch and set dinner.

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FWD INSURANCE: HONG KONG STORY WALK - MINIATURE HONG KONG

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.

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CELEBRATE LOVE AT THE ICONIC HERITAGE OF HK!

Bring your loved one, come to Café Parlour to enjoy the Valentine Set Dinner in the season of love.

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HIDE AND SEEK TOUR: EXPLORE THE HISTORY FROM MINIATURES IN 1881

FWD HOUSE 1881 and Hide and Seek Tour will guide you around the building, to explore every stories about this monument.

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MINIATURE AFTERNOON TEA HANDICRAFT WORKSHOP

Minifying the sweet delicacies and hold the happy memories in the palm of your hand.

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HIDE AND SEEK TOUR: REDISCOVERING 1881

Do you know that Tsim Sha Tsui, the “Shoppers’ Paradise”, was once the major military base back in nineteenth century?

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MINIBUS SIGN WRITING WORKSHOP

The last minibus sign writer in HK will share his experience and interesting stories, and guide you to create your own minibus sign.

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MINI-NATURE MOSS TERRARIUM WORKSHOP

Slow down your pace and capture the moment in the mini moss terrarium. Join us at FWD HOUSE 1881 with Greencapsule HK to create your mini-nature with your creativity.

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STABLE STEAK HOUSE FESTIVE MENU

Enjoy the Festive Seasons with Stable Steak House’s Gastronomic Festive and Christmas Steak Menu!

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CAFÉ PARLOUR FESTIVE MENU

Celebrate Christmas in colonial elegance with Café Parlour’s Festive and Christmas offerings!

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「WearDance」2019

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.

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GIN INFUSION

Come and create your own signature gin! In this workshop, you will learn about the characteristics of the botanicals and how they shape the taste of each gin. You can then choose from range of botanicals to infuse your own very special gin that would reflect your personality.

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CREATE YOUR NEON SIGN

Customize your own neon sign with EL-Wire and let this very own signage of yours shed light on your memories of this bustling city.

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SERGEANT’S BAR HAPPY HOUR, HAPPIEST DEAL

Come enjoy happy hour with discount and offer at Sergeant’s Bar. Premier League Live is also available!

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STABLE STEAK HOUSE MAIN COURSE BUY-1-GET-1-FREE

Enjoy Main Course Buy-1-Get-1-Free at Stable Steak House

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CAFÉ PARLOUR SET LUNCH BUY-1-GET-1-FREE

Enjoy set lunch Buy-1-Get-1-Free at Café Parlour

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CAFÉ PARLOUR MAIN COURSE BUY-1-GET-1-FREE

Enjoy Main Course Buy-1-Get-1-Free at Café Parlour

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MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL MOONCAKE

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with your family and friends with FWD HOUSE 1881’s Mini Egg Custard Mooncake

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MOONLIGHT BUNNY SERIES

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival, our chefs have designed wonderful western deserts for our guests to enjoy while admiring the beautiful moonlight.

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SAKE WALK 2019

Get ready for the largest sake event in Hong Kong!

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WORLDWIDE WINE TOUR

Free wine tasting at the gourmet gift shop
Selective wines can be purchase at a special price of $148 per bottle.

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HIDE AND SEEK TOUR: REDISCOVERING 1881

FWD HOUSE 1881 and Hide and Seek Tour will tour you around the heritage, to discover every corners and its stories.

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THE MARKET@HOUSE 1881

Held every Saturday and Sunday from July 20 to August 25, our markets will surprise you with stalls tempting with scrumptious food, unique arts and crafts, as well as live music.

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FWD X “THE WORLD OF STUDIO GHIBLI’S ANIMATION” EXPERIENTIAL ZONE

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.

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A MOMENT LASTS FOREVER” WEDDING FAIR

The fair will provide you with comprehensive inspiration for your dream wedding. Soon-to-be brides and grooms can envision their big day in this splendidly-preserved heritage venue and enjoy the romantic vibe on the event day.

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AROMATHERAPY WORKSHOP

Awaken your senses and discover the benefits of aromatherapy at this exclusive event hosted by FWD HOUSE 1881 and Aromatherapy Associates.

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LOBSTER FEVER

Order any main course at Café Parlour or Stable Steak House or a main course above HK$200 at Fortune Villa guests can enjoy a complimentary half lobster in your choice of our Chef-designed gourmet sauces.

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DOUBLE BAR PROMOTION

To celebrate FWD HOUSE 1881’s Grand Opening, guests can now enjoy 40% off discount at the Stable Bar or The Sergeant’s Bar with a spending of over HK$500 at any of the FWD HOUSE 1881 restaurant outlets!

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CAFÉ PARLOUR WEEKEND BRUNCH OFFER

Indulge with your foodie friends and family members at our ‘Weekend Brunch’ at Café Parlour.

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YOUNG MASTER INVITATIONAL BEER FESTIVAL 2019

Asia’s leading craft brewer, Young Master, is bringing back its signature invitational beer festival, YMIBF, to Hong Kong this May. Invited 22 brewers from all over the world, bringing over hundreds of unique creations!

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“BEYOND PLASTIC: BREGUET, THE MARINE EXPLORER” EXHIBITION AND WORKSHOP

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.

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CORRIDOR OF CINEMATIC TREASURES

A strength that stands the test of time. A beauty that lasts for eternity.

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NEIGHBOUR WELCOME DRINK OFFER

Complimentary welcome drinks for diners who present business card with Tsim Sha Tsui as their office address

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THE HAPPIEST HOURS

Buy 1 Get 1 Free drink at Café Parlour and Stable Bar

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BUY 1 GET 1 FREE MAIN COURSE

Share your dining experience at Café Parlour and Stable Steakhouse to enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Free main course of lower or equivalent value from a la carte menu