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The top 10 things to do this weekend

Our picks of the best things to do this weekend in Shanghai

Ryan Hemsworth
From an EDM superstar to a loveable marmalade-eating bear, we've picked our top ten things to do this weekend.


Critics' pick

Chances are you know this MC for his 2016 single (and definitive song-of-the-summer) 'Panda'. And if you've been following him since, you've heard the equally viral 'Timmy Turner' and may know that he's been teasing not one but two albums in recent weeks.

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Arkham , 168 Julu Lu 17 Dec

Ryan Hemsworth

Ryan Hemsworth, the Canadian producer whose work includes collaborations with Tinashe, returns to Shanghai bringing his bright, dancefloor-friendly mix of hip hop, R 'n' B, and indie pop.

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Arkham , 168 Julu Lu 16 Dec Buy tickets

Paddington 2

Critics' pick

However cynical a pose you try to maintain, Paddington Bear will find the chinks in your armour. Voiced with perfect innocence by Ben Whishaw and gorgeously animated by Framestore, this profoundly likeable bear consistently toes the line of maximum charm without slipping into schmaltz. 

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Cinemas around Shanghai 7-24 Dec Buy tickets

Jingan Christkindlmarkt

Critics' pick

This Christmas market will appeal to every one of your senses: The scent of baked apples, chestnuts, gingerbread, glühwein and rum punch fill; the festive glow of beautifully decorated stalls with handicrafts and gifts, holiday cheer in the air and much more.

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Tonglefang , No. 537 Haifang Road 1-3 Dec , 8-17 Dec

Love Bang: Akashic Voyage

Critics' pick

Elevator hosts the return of the Baijiu Robots as part of Love Bang's latest shenanigans, with a big bill of Shanghai DJ royalty dropping funk, hip hop, disco, house and more: Ceezy, Illsee (Stockholm Syndrome), Cavia, DJ Caution, and Provoda (VOID). 

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Elevator , 218 Xinle Lu 16 Dec

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