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.
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 [email protected] or
084 780 6459.
Chiang Mai Friends Group. A networking
group of Expats and Thai who are in business. ‘Green Resource Ethnic Education
Networking’. Also starting up a ‘Cross Culture Education Project’ for
volunteer teachers. For further info contact Boong Duenpen Chaladlam 089 433
1505 email [email protected] retireinchiangmai.com.
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] gmail.com.
Textile Art Group. Regular meetings are
held 12 am 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.
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 [email protected].
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 [email protected].
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 7am 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.
Ballet at Kad Suan Kaew.
Sunday June 1. ‘La Bayadere’ by Marius Petipa and ‘Peter Pan 2008’. Two
performances at 1:30 pm and 7 pm. Chiang Mai Ballet performing group and the
Chiang Mai Ballet Academy. Artists from Australia and Russia. Also singing Narat
Kitavadhana (Book). Ticket prices 1,000, 500, 200 and 100 baht. For reservations
or further info 053 260 373 or www.chiangmai-ballet.com.
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).
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.
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanhaemindha
Road.. March 31 until April 3rd ‘International
Baccalaureate Art Exhibition’ featuring works by students from the Prem
Tinsulanonda International School. For more info; [email protected].
Reiki 1 and Reiki 2
training sessions from Tue 1 to Sat 5 April and again from Mon 7 to Sat 12 April
at the Asian Healing Arts Center in Chiang Mai. More detailed information is
available at the following website www.asianhealingartscenter.com.
Chiangmai International Taekwondo
(CIT), Training now for all ages at 3rd
Floor EQ Square, Chiangmai-Hang Dong Road (next to the SCB Bank). World Master
Tom Zuza 7th Dan. All aspects of
this exciting martial art are taught. Further info 083 476 2013 or [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] premcenter.org or www. premcenter.org.
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 0840417982 or bradblanco @gmail.com
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 orientalphoenix @gmail.com.
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] gmail.com 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.
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] gmail.com or 084 041
The Grand Opera Society of Chiang Mai.
Next meeting/performance will be on April 8 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 howardgraves @gmail.com.
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.
Every Friday night Rooftop Terrace ‘Starry Skies & Starry Eyes’ looking
up towards Doi Suthep. 6:30 pm until 10 pm. 5 course set menu 750 baht per
person (ideal for romantic couples). Reservations or further info 053 221 130 [email protected].
*Sofitel Riverside Rio Restaurant &
Bar. April 5 from 6 pm until 8 pm. Wine tasting experience 490 baht per person.
For reservations or further info 053 999 333.
*Kantary Hills Hotel Nimmanheiminda Rd
Soi 12. Nimman Bar & Grill. Mediterranean Food Festival April 2-8. Featuring
Master Chef Philippe Belly from Cape Panwa in Phuket. Special Mediterranean
Buffet Dinner April 6 from 6:30 pm until 10 pm 420 baht ++ per person, 50 %
discount for children under 12. For further info or reservations 053 222 111 www.kantarygroup.com.
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
Ealing Studios Movie Festival
at the Gymkhana Club. 2nd and 4th
Fridays, 7.30 start.. April 11 The Ladykillers. April 25 Whiskey Galore.
Alliance Francais 138 Charoen Prathet
Road. Films start at 8 pm. 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 tbaude @laposte.net.
House of Praise.
International Service Sunday 9 am until 10:30 am. Thai Service 10:45 until 12
noon. For further info or directions Tel 053 212 904 email [email protected] cocthailand.com
or visit www.cocthailand.com.