With less than a month to go till Valentine’s Day, you might be wondering how you could spend the day with the special one.
If you're looking for an activity beyond the conventional movie or dinner dates, here's your chance to learn something new together!
We've compiled 5 meaningful workshops you can bring your date to.
1. Tinkle Arts: Mini Kimchi Jjigae Polymer Clay Workshop
Picture credit: Tinkle Arts
Tinkle Arts takes bite-sized to a whole new level with their range of mini polymer clay workshops. Create this adorable Kimchi JJigae polymer clay set and keep it as a memento after the workshop.
Price: $150 per pax
Duration: Up to 3 hours
Address: Tinkle Arts Pte Ltd, c/o SIA-Minds Employment Development Centre,
800 Margaret Drive, Level 4, Singapore (149310)
Tinkle Arts is a Singapore-based social enterprise that collaborates with MINDS (Movement of Intellectually Disabled of Singapore) to employ persons with special needs. They hold art workshops, events and creates miniature clay art at their humble studio.
2. Center Pottery: Wheel-Throwing - Experiential Pottery Workshop
Picture credit: Center Pottery
You don't have to be kilning on the potter's wheel to impress your date. Center Pottery seeks to bring mental wellness to people through the sensory experience of pottery. What better way to spending some quality time with your significant other than an afternoon of bonding session away from the city buzz?
Price: $83 per pax
Available dates: Multiple dates available in February
Duration: 2.5 hours
Address: 3Arts Studio @ 394 Joo Chiat Place Singapore 428078
Center Pottery is a social enterprise and a member of raiSE that teaches pottery to the public and persons with mental health conditions.
3. Pope Jai Thai: Thai Cuisine Cooking Class
Picture credit: Pope Jai Thai
Spruce up your cooking with Pope Jai Thai's cooking class! In just 3 hours, learn how to whip up 3 Thai classic dishes ranging from Green Mango Salad, Tom Yam Soup, to Phad Thai! At the end of the workshop, enjoy the meal you cooked together and get to even take home a copy of their recipe.
Price: $80 per pax
Available dates: 21 and 28 February
Duration: 3 hours
Address: Scape, 2 Orchard Link, #03-03, Singapore 237978
PJ Group employs and trains from eight different beneficiary groups including persons with special needs, physical disabilities or mental health conditions; individuals who are hard of hearing/deaf, the visually-impaired, youth-at-risk, the vulnerable and the disadvantaged.
Picture credit: Alfya Atelier
Going on a boba date? ;) Create your very own bubble tea cup holder in this sewing workshop with your partner! Simple, fun and beginner-friendly, now you can carry your bubble tea in style together, hand-in-hand.
Price: $38 per pax
Available dates: As per request
Duration: 2 hours
Address: 28 Senang Crescent #06-08, Singapore 416601
Alfya Atelier is a social enterprise consisting of a Sewing Academy (sewing classes and craft workshops) and Custom Sewing Services department (tailoring, alteration & embroidery), and aims to provide job opportunities for people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
5. Foreword X Crafune: Latte Art & Leather Crafting
Have you ever wanted to pour your very own latte art? Come join this 2-in-1 workshop where you'll learn the basics of latte art-pouring and leather crafting. From pouring hearts to crafting customised (or matching!) leather cardholders, you'll leave the workshop with your heart and tummy feeling full.
Price: $99 per pax
Next available date: 6 February
Duration: 2 hours
Address: 38a Haji Lane #02-01, Singapore 189231
Foreword Coffee Roasters is a social enterprise that curates specialty coffee from Asia and provides an inclusive work environment for persons with disabilities. Crafune is a homegrown brand in Singapore that specializes in leather-crafting.
*All dates stated are available as at 21 January 2021.
Alternatively, if you're more of a gifts person, check out our Valentine's Day Special Collection.
Best of luck this 14 Feb.