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Weekend Fun

If the past week has been filled with deadlines, meetings and presentations, then the next two days are going to be all about sitting back and enjoying the good life. And guess what, the capital has lots to offer to keep you entertained.

1. Woodpecker International Film Festival

What’s better than catching up on movies from around the globe this weekend? The fourth edition of the Woodpecker film festival is bringing together films and documentaries that go beyond mainstream films. The festival also has some workshops for those interested in learning the art. You can get the screening schedule righthere and make your choice.

Picture courtesy: Woodpecker International Film Festival Facebook page
Picture Courtesy: Woodpecker International Film Festival Facebook page

When: Sept 15 to Sept 18
Where: Siri Fort Auditorium, Siri Institutional Area, Asian Games Village Complex, Siri Fort New Delhi
Nearest metro station: Green Park
Entry: Free of cost

2. Meet like-minded book lovers at Caara Café

Picture Courtesy: The Readers' Break Facebook page
Picture Courtesy: The Readers’ Break Facebook page

The Readers’ Break, a group that holds discussions on books, literature and writing, is holding a discussion on F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s The Great Gatsby. So if you have read the book and like it, you can find other readers here to exchange opinions and you will probably make some new friends too!

Picture Courtesy:CAARA Cafe Facebook page
Picture Courtesy:CAARA Cafe Facebook page

When: 17th Sept
Where: CAARA Cafe – British Council, near CP
Nearest metro station: Barakhamba road
Timing: 6 pm

3. Reserve your Sunday for dessert and coffee

Picture Courtesy: MiamXBlueTokai Facebook page
Picture Courtesy: MiamXBlueTokai Facebook page

Chef Bani Nanda of Miam will take over the roastery’s dessert menu at Blue Tokai Coffee on Sunday and serve delicious cakes and macarons. The good news is, she is conducting a baking class the same day. You can register for the baking class here.

Picture Courtesy: Miam Facebook page
Picture Courtesy: Miam Facebook page

Where: Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Nearest metro station: Saket
Timing: The baking class is at 2pm and the dessert menu will be between 2pm to 6pm
Cost for the workshop: Rs. 1,500

So what do you plan to do this weekend? Share with us!


This Delhi girl loves to explore the untouched corners of the capital. You will usually find her sipping coffee at an unidentified coffee shop, observing you.