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The best things to do in Shanghai this week

China International Comedy Festival, Oyster Day, Star Wars and more

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From a day of oyster shucking to a gelato street party, to an international comedy festival to the new Star Wars film, there's all sorts going on in Shanghai this week despite the miserable Monday weather. Read on for our picks of the best things to do.


Solo: A Star Wars Story

Yes, another Star Wars film, but this time it's a Western-style sci-fi spinoff focusing on the origins of fan-favourite puckish rogue Han Solo as he meets hairy sidekick Chewbacca and smooth criminal Lando Calrissian on 'a heist that anyone else would be insane to try'. 

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Cinemas around Shanghai 25 May - 25 Jun Buy tickets

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place follows a family living monkishly in the woods as they seek to survive predators that hunt by sound. Already released globally, the film has won critical acclaim for its smart, innovative and above all entertaining take on horror.

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Cinemas around Shanghai 18 May - 18 Jun Buy tickets


Everything & Nothing

Critics' pick

Shanghai's hottest, but not at all wettest, selfie scene of 2015 returns. That's right, it's 'Rain Room'created in 2012 and since then toured to art galleries across the world, and it never gets any less stunning and surreal.

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Yuz Museum , 35 Fenggu Lu Every day except Monday Buy tickets