Delhi Weekend Planner

1. Taal Inc West Afrcian Djembe

7th May – 7pm to 9pm &

8th May – 10 am to 9pm


Varun Venkit is back in our city and along with Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy is here to conduct a Djembe and Dunun workshop. Beat to your heart’s rhythm and content in the workshop which requires no pre-requisite knowledge of percussion and involves djembes and dununs to let the participants get a holistic understanding of west African djembe music.  Dedicate this crazy weekend to the beats of the Malinke rhythm.


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Entry | INR 2,500 – INR 3,000 | to register call +91-7767862929

Or mail–

Where | Shri Ram Bhartiya Kala Kendra


2. Dariya Dil Dukan & Andhra Cuisine

7th May- 5:30pm to 8:30 pm


Cities very own organic café is spicing it up this weekend with Andhra cuisine for it’s lovely visitors! Deepa Piplika’s Dariya Dil Dukaan which is a mobile thrift barter shop and ex-founder of Gunpowder – Kiran are there to add colors to your otherwise boring Saturday! Do contribute goodies such as clothing, eatables and electronics to the dukaan and bring along friends, family and even your domestic helpers too! Come join the family!


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Entry |  Free but not for the café

Where | Nirvaaha O Café d-59, Defence Colony, New Delhi -24



8th May – 12pm to 10pm


Experience the Kala khatta gola and shiny bright gotaa from Lajpat, fabric from Kinari bazaar and jootis from Sarojini all under one roof in a gully with a twist. Stock your authentic desi wardrobe with fabrics and buttons to mirrored skirts without visitng the streets of dilli in this scorching heat. A magical place full of boho kitschy vibes, first of it’s kind gully is here to satisfy your shopping needs!

not your average gully

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Entry |  Free – register on Summer House Café’s fb page

Where – Summer House Café, Aurobindo Marg, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi


4. Sunday Climbing Session

8th May- 6am to 10am


Step out into the terrains and try new adventurous sport of rock climbing this Sunday. Go primitive with the basics of climbing techniques taught by certified professionals and climbers. The day includes trials for beginners and intermediate and advanced routes for experienced climbers. Go wild on the rocks of aravali and city outdoors.  Explore the roots of mountaineering each Sunday by learning this evolved and fun-filled sport.


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Entry | INR 725 on or contact 783814148127 to register

Where | Lado Sarai Old Rocks, DDA Park, MB road, New Delhi – 30


5. National Award Film Festival

6th May – 8th May 11am to 9pm


Catch the nation’s best Cinema from 5th May to 17th May 2016. Plan your day out binge watch through a number of tasteful national and regional cinema. Satisfy your hunger for content, art and entertainment as you take your pick from films like Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Lukka chhuppi, Ringan, Nirnayakam, Fisherwoman and tuktuk and much more! Do grab a bite at the lip-smacking aloo-chaat stall right outside the venue.


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Entry | Free; First come serve basis with valid I-D Proofs

Venue | Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi


6. Excellentia Horse Show

8th May – 6pm


So the 16th Edition of the Excellentia Horse Show is looking forward to your presence as you decide how to spend the Sunday evening.  Come and cheer for the majestic beauties of the Horses and the action-packed riders indulging in some fun and healthy chivalrous competition. The high end ambiance and the magic of this Olympic sport serves as a perfect cocktail for the day. Come and enthrall yourself!


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Entry | INR 495

Venue | Farm No 5A Osho Driv, Mandi Rd, Gadaipur, Sultanpur, New Delhi-30


7. Run for Voiceless

8th May – 8:45am


Imagine gathering for an event and running for not just fitness and fun, but to aid Frendicos SECA, the beloved animal welfare NGO which has extensively worked to raise awareness about the plight of street animals. Sunday turned into a blissful-day! Right? Join Cause for Paws and Gurgaon runners this Sunday for the benefit of our furry companions! The funds raised will be used for the sterilization of dogs.


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Entry | Adult : INR200 & Kids INR 100

Venue | DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurgaon


8. The Ghanta Awards 2016Nomination Special

8th May – 7:30 pm


How about leaving the computer screen for a day and mock the worst of the last year with your favorite stand-up comedians? Eccentric! Join Radhika Vaz, Sanjay Rajoura, Manan Desai and Neeti Palta as they make you ROFL on the ground with sketches mocking the worst film of the year nominees. The event will be full of goofy performances and a fun dissection of everything that went ultaa-pultaa in our films last year.


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Entry | INR500

Venue | Epicentre at Apparel House, Gurgaon


9. PlayKhel Mandali Khel

7th & 8th May 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm


Catch this year’s second year National School of Drama students present their play ‘KHEL MANDALI KHEL”, directed by noted director and stage personality Mr. Bansi Kaul. Leave the chaos behind the auditorium doors as you become a part of a different kind of a world infused with realistic performances of fine caliber and a projection of hardwork  that the students have put to depict the farce this theatrical storytelling piece attempts to convey.


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Entry | Passes to be collected from the NSD Entrance

Venue | National School of Drama, BhagwanDas Road, Mandi House, New Delhi


10. Family & Friends Bird Photography

6th to 8th May – 9am


Unleash the birdwatcher and the photographer in you as you learn the basic of composition and techniques to get that perfect click while you hone your birdwatching skills at this photowalk. Come with friends and family and go for group sessions where you get to click and see  many migratory species of birds in their natural habitat. The photowalk is organized by GoInTheCity and they  organize photowalks for all number of groups


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Entry | book your slot on

Venue | National Zoological Park. (Entrance gate, Sundar Nagar, Mathura Road, Delhi)


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