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Mar
18

Central has been one of the busiest areas in Hong Kong with numerous high-rise building and businessman. Among those offices and luxury stores, there is a mysterious and special area in Central. Can you imagine that an international business centre can also act as a creative hub at the same time? Predictably not, but it is one actually, which is not other than Lan Kwai Fong.

Locating between Wyndham Street and D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong is well known for the finest bar street in Hong Kong. Among those delicate bars in Lan Kwai Fong, it is an amazing region full of artistic breath and historical cultures. Walking through the street in Lan Kwai Fong will absolutely surprise you if you only consider it as a place for alcohol. Let’s find out different attractive sites in Lan Kwai Fong and you can definitely find one suitable for you to enjoy.

 

1. The Fringe Club and the surrounding

Being a Grade-one heritage building in Central, it was built in 1890 with the late Victorian style.

As an advocator for local artists, their provision of free rooms to promote art and hold exhibition is much respected.

The Fringe Club itself is also beautifully created with red-and-white colouring. You may also check out several spectacular galleries in the surrounding. There must be a one especially suiting you.

Past Events:  “‘I Am Woman’ a solo art show”, “Screening and discussion of I’ve got the blues

 

 

2. ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL  

It is the oldest Anglican cathedral in Hong Kong. Its cross-shaped building style was designed based on the 13th century Early English and Decorated Gothic styles.

This building has been through many great and dark moments of the city.

Not only enjoying the amazing design of the building, but you will also be impressed by the unbelievable history behind each stone and pillars there.

Past Events:  “St John’s Pilgrimage to Shandong“, “Lent Courses

 

 

 

3. TAI KWUN

The original shape of TAI KWUN is the Central Police Station which is one of the most significant recreation projects in Hong Kong.

TAI KWUN is well protected under a high standard of heritage conservation while the building itself is spectacular and full of historical sense.

Besides, TAI KWUN has also become a great centre for inspiration and enjoyment with the concept of art and history. Including different showrooms and special stores inside, being in TAI KWUN is full of enjoyment for everyone.

Past Events: “Performing Society: The Violence of Gender”, “Contagious Cities: Far Away, Too Close

 

 

4. PMQ

Transforming from Central School to The Former Hollywood Road Police Married Quarters, finally here’s the PMQ.

Backed with rich historical background, the original building of PMQ was selected by the Development Bureau under the ‘Conserving Central’ campaign for creating a creative industries landmark.

Until today, PMQ has fully packed with different local creators and meaningful events. Check out their schedule, pick your time and you will have fun there.

Past Events: Glocal Mahjong Exhibition, TRADITION x INNOVATION, Art Deco Jewellery Design Seminar

 


If you have had any great experiences in Lan Kwai Fong, please share with us and let more people realize the beauty of Lan Kwai Fong.

By WYND Co-Working Space