The Royal British Legion
Chiang Mai sub-branch. Informal social evening at The Olde Bell Loi Kroh Rd
(next to the Raming Lodge Hotel). Wednesday April 2 from 7 pm. All are welcome;
‘you do not have to be British or have served in HM Forces. A free buffet will
be provided. For further info [email protected].
The Gate Theater Group is holding
auditions for the Arthur Miller production ‘A view from the Bridge’, ‘The
Homecoming’ by Harold Pinter and; The Middle of the Night’ by Paddy
Chayefsky Looking for 6 men and 6 women, also stage hands. For further info
contact Stephan Turner 087 177 2195 or Bob Young 086 671 3371.
*Travel Around Chiang Mai. March 30 The
Faculty of Dentistry CMU, on its 36th
anniversary. Open to locals and visitors. Sites include Mong Village on Doi Pui,
Phuping Palace, Wat Phra Thard on Doi Suthep and much more. For further details
Tel 053 944 440.
Hash House Groups, recent launch of
Chiang Mai Bike Hash. Group of Social riders meet on the third Sunday of every
month at 1 pm for a secret trail, drinks and food. Next meet will be Sunday
April 20. For further details contact Andrew Shepherd daglocks @yahoo.co.uk or
084 780 6459.
Chiang Mai Friends Group. A networking
group of Expats and Thai who are in business. ‘Green Resource Ethnic Education
Networking’. The next meeting will be Wednesday March 26 from 7 pm until 9 pm.
Also starting up a ‘Cross Culture Education Project’ for volunteer teachers.
For further info contact Boong Duenpen Chaladlam 089 433 1505 email info
Chiang Mai Readers and Book Discussion
Group meets monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. Everyone
welcome. Next meeting 12 noon April 3 at Cake Cottage Restaurant, behind Kad
Suan Kaew. For further details contact Janet [email protected].
Textile Art Group. Regular meetings are
held 12 noon on the first Friday of every month at the Raintree Centre, opposite
Narawat Bridge. Skills include weaving, surface decoration (batik, etc),
embroidery, etc. Experienced and inexperienced, all are welcome, bring
refreshments and your work, enjoy the creativity! For further info, please
contact Maya on 087 193 2054/053 291 692.
Informal Northern Thai Group (INTG)
meets at the Alliance Francais, Charoen Prathet Road. Tuesday April 8, Dr
Duentemduang na Chiengmai talks about the future of Chiang Mai. For further
info, visit the website at www.intgcm.thehostserver.com.
Many Lamps-One Light. Multi-faith
inspirational programmes. 2nd and 4th
Saturday every month at 2:30 sharp. Room 209 Hillside Condo 4. No fees. No
Speakers. Refreshments. Very friendly. April 12 ‘The Golden Rule’. April 26
‘Love of God’. For further info call Mike 087 305 4006.
Alcoholics Anonymous. The Chiang Mai
West International Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm in the
Narawat Room at the YMCA, located near Central Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall. For
further info call 084 485 0100 or [email protected].
"The Practice of Life", a
Buddhist mindfulness approach to living. Every Wednesday night at 7 pm. Contact
Numnim for directions to Suan Thip Retreat. Call 053 811 464 Chanting group
being formed every Sunday afternoon at 4 pm. Toning, Drumming, Crystal bowl,
Tibetan, Sufi, Gregorian Chants.
Chiang Mai Expats Club meets on
the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on Huay
Kaew Road. Arrive 10 am, start 10:30 am. 80 baht for members, 100 baht for
guests includes coffee and cake.
Chiang Mai Jewish Expats Club New Club.
A warm inclusive community of English speaking Jewish Expats. For further info
contact cmjewish [email protected] or Tel 087 661 4657.
The Gentleman’s Club meets at The Pub
on Huay Kaew Road every first Monday of the month. It is for males who enjoy
beer and a roast lunch. For further info call Grahame 053 211 550 or email
The Chess Club meets at The Pub on Huay
Kaew Road every Wednesday at 7 pm. All levels welcome. For further info call 053
211 550 or email [email protected].
*Elephant Polo Tournament.
Antantara Golden Triangle. March 31 until April 6. Teams from around the world
take part in the Kings Cup. For further details www. anantaraelephantpolo.com.
Karate Practice at the Student Services
building at Chiang Mai University. Karatedo Federation Wado-kaj karate. 5.30 pm
every Monday and Wednesday. This practice is free. For further info admin
San Miguel Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes at Gymkhana Club. Sunday March
30 until Saturday April 5. Teams from Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China,
England, Greece, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, UAE and
Vietnam. For up to date information visit www. chiangmaicc.com.
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club Meets every
Sunday at 7 am at Thapae Gate. For further info www.chinarice.org.
Lawn Bowls. Gymkhana Club. Anyone
interested in playing lawn bowls or joining a club, forming a league should
contact Chris Simmonds 081 288 6784.
Saturday Ball Hockey at Buan Hat Park.
For children under 11 years old. Adult supervision. For further info [email protected].
Sport on TV at UN Irish Pub 24 Ratwithi
Rd. Includes Heineken Cup Rugby Quarter Finals April 5/6, FA Cup Semi Finals
April 5. IRB Australian Sevens April 5/6. Tel 053 214 554.
Lanna Fantasy at
Khum Khanm Theatre (behind Carrefour on the Superhighway). Set show from 7 pm
until 9.15 pm. 1,200 baht includes dinner, one drink and the show. For
reservations or further information call 053 304 121 (English spoken).
*Groove Riders Exclusive Concert in the
Garden at To-Sit Kad Farang Chiang Mai. March 25, Info www.tosit. com, 053 435
320, 084 611 7474.
*Airport Plaza 1st
and 2nd Floors
in the Northern Village area. Features ‘Inspiration Creativity Collection’
over 40 dresses, unique designs from the Elephant Life Experience, part of the
Ngan Chang Event. In aid of the Thai Elephant Conservation Campaign.
Galerie Panisa 189 Mahidol Road (opp.
Toyota showroom). ‘Dialogue of Beauty’ exhibition with works from Pongsiri
Kiddee and Parichart Supapan. From April 16 until May 12. Open Monday to
Saturdays 9 am until 6 pm. For further info Tel 053 202 779.
Kad Suan Kaew Huay Kaew Rd ‘Small
Printing Exhibition’ until April 16. Featuring works by students from the
Faculty of Architecture Rajamongkol Lanna University of Technology.
*Minimal Gallery Nimmanhaemindha 13.
From March 26-29 ‘Wednesday Photo Project’. Looking for anonymous photos ‘taken
on a Wednesday’. For further details [email protected] or 087 694
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanhaemindha
Road. March 7-30 ‘Art Thesis Exhibition’ 100 pictures, photos and sculptures
from Graduates of the Faculty of Fine Arts. March 31 until April 3 ‘International
Baccalaureate Art Exhibition’ featuring works by students from the Prem
Tinsulanonda International School. For more info; [email protected].
Prem Center. The
following is available to students ages 9-17; Songkran Camp April 7-19. Holiday
English Camp April 20-27. Extreme Siam June 22-30. For further information
contact Jay, Head of Camps [email protected] or www.premcenter.org.
Reiki training course. Levels 1 and 2 ,
will be held in Chiang Mai March 5-8. For further info, please contact
[email protected], or visit the website on www.
ArtSpace on Seven offers Mister Bradley’s
preschool music classes (www.mister bradley.com) and combo art/music classes for
kids aged 5-8. These classes promote English skills in an American style
sing-along environment. Contact Bradley at 084 041 7982 or bradblanco
Thai conversation classes twice a week
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at Hillside 4 Condo, 5 pm. 60 baht. Meet on the
4th Floor next to the swimming pool.
For further details please email Elena on [email protected].
Latin and Ballroom / Salsa Dancing, Soi
7, Suthep Road (near Chiang Mai University). Salsa beginner class; 6.30
Wednesday, intermediate level 4:15 Saturday. Ballroom/Latin classes beginner
class; 6:30 Thursday. Intermediate level; 6:30 pm Tuesday, 5:30 pm Friday and
Saturday. For further information email [email protected] or telephone Linda
086 187 1263.
The Chiang Mai Photographic Group
meets Wednesday’s 7 pm at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off
Chaiyaphum Rd. contact Chas for further details 087 180 4665.
The Chiang Mai Computer Club meets
Tuesday’s 1 pm at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off Chaiyaphum
Td. Contact Chas for further details 087 180 4665.
AUA Language Centre
Rajadamoen Road. D & M Music Studio presents a Saxophone and Piano Duo
Recital at 7:30 pm on March 29. Starring Thai Classical saxophonist Nopphon
Phunsombatlert, based in France, and Elise Bron on Piano.
Book Kitavadhana, a talented and
well-known local baritone, will give a recital of classical pieces and songs
from famous musicals on Sunday March 30 at the Saisuree Chukikul Music Hall on
Payap University’s Mae Jo Campus. The concert will start at 7.30; tickets
(limited availability), will cost 300 baht, and can be reserved by calling 089
Artspace Art Factory Party. April 11
from 8 pm. The Alchemy Pops will be playing favorite dance covers and original
tunes. ‘Serious fun’. Tickets 200 baht at the door, includes one free drink.
For further info or reservations [email protected] or 084 041 7982.
Payap University. Mae Kao Campus. March
30 at 7:30 pm. Voice Recital by Book Kitavadhana, at the Saisuree Chutikul Music
Hall. Classical Pieces and songs from musicals. 300 baht a ticket. Limited only
300 tickets available. For reservations or further info Tel 089 635 6355.
The Grand Opera Society of Chiang Mai.
Next meeting/performance will be on March 25, and will follow every other
Tuesday with a DVD performance and interval supper. To become a member please
send your name, email address and telephone number to [email protected].
Santi’s Grotto, Thapae Soi 2 (below
City View Condo) "Do it Night" or "Open mike night"
every Tuesday from 8 pm until whenever. Music/Comedy/Dance/Tell a story, up
UN Irish Pub Jazz Night every Wednesday
from 9 pm featuring ‘New City Gurus’ at 24 Ratwithi Rd. Tel 053 214 554.
Horn Bar at the Mandarin Oriental. Cool
club sounds, stylish seating, excellent mixology every night. For further info
call 053 888 888 ext. 8623.
Holiday Inn Bachelors of Jazz. Every
night except Mondays. From 7 pm until 11:45 pm. For info contact 053 275 300.
*Shangri La Hotel
Changklan Road Special Promotion at the WOW Bar; Wagyu Beef imported from
Australia. Now until the end of March. For further info or reservations Tel 053
*D2 Hotel Changklan Road. Tapas in the Mix Bar.
Special Promotion for March only. Served from 5 pm until 7 pm while relaxing to
unique lounge music. For further info Tel 053 999 999.
Manderin Oriental Dhara Dhevi. Farang Ses Restaurant.
March Promotion. From 7 pm until 10 pm Tuesday until Sunday. 4,500 baht ++
includes quail leg in port wine jelly, steamed cod fish with Iranian Caviar, pan
friend Black Angus Beef and much more. For further details or reservations Tel:
053 888 888 ext. 8549.
SKAL Dinner. March 27 D2 Hotel. Start 6:30 cocktails
served at Mix Bar followed by dinner. Guest speaker Chattiya Thaipiromsamukkee
(Lena), Managing Director Indies Organizer, discussing ‘Elephant Parade in
Chiang Mai’ for further info or reservations email [email protected] loxinfo.co.th.
Caffe Gourmet by La Gondola, Ratchamankha Road. NEW.
Jazz Nights every Saturday night 8 pm until 10 pm. Jazz Sunday Brunch from noon
until 2 pm.
D2 Hotel Changklan Road BBQ in the Beer Garden every
Friday and Saturday from 5 pm until the end of March. 299 baht ++ per person.
Also jug of beer 150 baht ++, glass of beer 50 baht ++. For further info Tel 053
Elizabethan Room 252/1 Charoenprat Rd (opposite
Rimping Condo). Medieval Feasts every Friday Night. 350 baht includes Roast Pork
Joint, half chicken or tender ribs plus much more. Also serves cream teas and
Sunday Lunches. For reservations Tel 053 306 442 or 083 572 3820.
German, Austrian, Dutch, Swiss Stammtisch meets every
Wednesday and Saturday at 7 pm, The Green Oasis Guest House, Prapokklao Soi 8.
Everybody who is interested in German culture, food/drinks is welcome. For
further info call 053 209 112 or 086 911 5976.
Riverside Restaurant Dinner Boat Cruise. Leaves the
restaurant at 8 pm. After boarding at 7:15 pm you can order food and drinks from
the restaurant menu. Very popular cruise, reserve your table Tel 053 243 239.
Films and Theatre
Into The Woods.
Chiang Mai International School presents ‘Into The Woods’ at the Kad Theatre
Kad Suan Kaew. March 28/29, two performances each day at 10:30 am and 7 pm.
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Adults 200 baht, students 100 baht. Ticket
Information 053 306 152.
Ealing Studios Movie Festival at the
Gymkhana Club. 2nd and 4th
Fridays, 7.30 start. March 28; The Lavender Hill Mob. April 11 The Ladykillers.
April 25 Whiskey Galore.
EU Mini Film Festival At CMU College of
Arts, Media and Technology, Room 114. Tuesday March 25, 6 pm ‘Kirikou and the
Sourceress’ French family/animation, and ‘The White Palms’ Hungarian
drama. Thursday March 27, 5 pm ‘The Queen’ English drama and ‘The Lives of
Others’ German drama. Friday March 28, 6 pm, ‘Innocent Voices’ Spanish
Dramaand ‘Azur and Asmar; The Princess Quest’ Arabic and French
family/animation. All films shown with original soundtrack and Thai subtitles.
Alliance Francais 138 Charoen Prathet
Road. Films start at 8 pm. March 28 ‘M Klein (1976) by Joseph Losey. April 4
‘L’Armee Des Ombres’ (1989) by Jean-Pierre Melville. April 11 ‘Une Vie’
(1958) by Alexandre Astruc. April 18 ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Echaufaud (1958) by
Louis Malle. April 25 ‘Le Couperet’ (2005) by Costa Gavras. For further info
House of Praise.
International Service Sunday 9 am until 10:30 am. Thai Service 10:45 until noon.
For further info or directions Tel 053 212 904 email [email protected] or