Whilst Mother’s Day is behind us now, it seems like the second half of August is still fuelled with woman-focused happenings, including a woman marathon and a woman-empowering art exhibition. It’s an exciting and fun-filled month, and from a hip hop showcase and a health food workshop to a crazy pool party, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone in Bangkok. Read on for our hand-picked selection of things to do in the next two weeks and don’t forget to click “add to calendar” for the ones that catch your eye.

Featured image credit: the COMMONS; hero image credit: Unsplash/Alasdair Elmes

1. The Taste of Korea

The true taste of Korean cuisine sizzles here at Goji Kitchen & Bar this month. Whether you love a humble house-made kimchi, umami-packed bibimbab, or a scrumptious kimchi soup, the venue offers them all up to satisfy your craving and craze for all things Korean. Cooked by Seoul-native chefs from the JW Marriott Hotel, the five-starred Korean meal is also part of the international buffet, which includes stations packed with delicacies like foie gras, top-notch selections of cheese, dim sum, steaks, sashimi, and more.

The Taste of Korea
Location
Goji Kitchen & Bar, 199 Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok
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Dates
August 14, 2019 - August 25, 2019
2. Food For Gut Health Workshop

Fitness buffs, you can now learn how to make probiotic food at home that will help to promote gut health and good immunity. theCOMMONS brings over the founder of Healing To Happy – who happens to also be a nutrition consultant and gut expert – to give you a complete guide on how to make scrumptious yet nutritious food.

Food For Gut Health Workshop
Location
the COMMONS, 335 Thonglor 17, Sukhumvit 55 Bangkok
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Dates
August 17, 2019
3. ATiRA Women's RUN 2019

Ladies, unlock your limit and run for a good cause at ATiRA Women's RUN 2019 this August. Hosted by Pai Wing Kan and Asiatique The Riverfront, runners can choose to complete a long-distant run of 21 kilometres or go with the mini one of 10 kilometres. All proceeds from the application fees will also go to the Art for Cancer Project by Ireal. Those wanting to support breast cancer patients, here’s your chance to make merit as well as improving your health through the marathon.

ATiRA Women's RUN 2019
Location
Asiatique The Riverfront, 2194 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok
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Dates
August 18, 2019
4. TheLivingRoom: LUSS

Bangkok-based hip hop duo LUSS will take over Jacqueline at Siri House Bangkok this month to performs their hits like FOOL and Trippin’. Those who love good tunes with a mellow vibe, be sure not to miss out on this one.  

TheLivingRoom: LUSS
Location
Siri House Bangkok, Jacqueline, 14/2 Soi Somkid, Phloen Chit Road, Bangkok
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Dates
August 18, 2019
5. Miss Candy Heart Exhibition

Co-hosted by a writer slash song composer, mamo, and an illustrator, Win Nimman and Miss Candy Heart is a gospel of woman empowerment in a form of an art exhibition, featuring poems and artworks by the two talented female artists. Ladies who are after art pieces that will boost up your confidence, their arts will undoubtedly spark the inner beauty and light in you.

Miss Candy Heart Exhibition
Location
WOOF PACK, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng 1 Alley, Silom, Bangkok
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Dates
August 24, 2019 - September 8, 2019
6. T77 Yard Sale 5

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” That’s what a yard sale, as known as a garage sale, is all about. Following the success of their five previous yard sales, Habito Mall is back again with their flea market, featuring over 60 booths organised by neighbourhood folks. Here’s a place to be if you wish to buy, share, or trade second-hand products.

T77 Yard Sale 5
Location
Habito Mall, Onnut 1/1 (Soi Sukhumvit 77) Bangkok
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Dates
August 31, 2019
7. Portofino Pool Club

Partygoers, this Portofino Pool Club Party at The Sukhothai Bangkok will surely spice up and rock your poolside lifestyle this month. Co-hosted by the iconic swimwear brand, Vilebrequin and COSTA Luxury Consulting & Events, patrons can expect to revel in Italian small bites from the hotel’s award-wining La Scala and a poolside swimsuit showcase.

Portofino Pool Club
Location
The Sukhothai Bangkok, 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Sathorn, Bangkok
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Dates
August 31, 2019