What to do in Mumbai this Weekend: Workshop Edition

Fashion & Lifestyle

For office goers, weekends are the most awaited days throughout their week. That’s what keeps them going, hence the TGIF memes!


This weekend also being so close to new years, there are tons of events to go to and lots of places to visit. From the most happening events to more chilled out ones, there’s something for everyone. We recently made a post about hobbies you can take up in 2019. Some of the things can be a lot of work, so, to get you in groove for it and for you to get accustomed to the basics of something you want to dedicate your time to, taking a workshop for a day or two will give you an idea and then you can decide if you want to continue or take on something else.


Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do this weekend before getting into full-on party mode for the New Year.


SALSA Workshop


By the end of the year, we all look for new things to try in the new year, some of you might be thinking about taking up dancing and if you are thinking about taking on Salsa then this workshop is the best thing. You can attend this to learn the basics of salsa and then decide if you really want to join classes and to be sure that you won’t be ditching them.


When: Sat, 29 Dec 5:00 PM – Sun, 30 Dec 7:00 PM

Where: Happy Hour Studio, Mumbai Western Suburbs

Price: Per couple: Rs. 2500, single: Rs. 1500

Click here to register


Van Gogh’s Cafe Terrace at Night


If you are thinking about taking on painting, then there is a slim chance that you haven’t heard of Van Gogh. You are in luck this weekend, attend this workshop on Van Gogh’s “Cafe Terrace at Night” to learn techniques to create a famous painting and also inspire yourself to continue painting.

Step by step painting guide will be provided. Even with no prior experience, you will be able to paint with ease and you also get to take the painting home.


When: Sat, 29 Dec 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Doolally Taproom – Khar, Mumbai
Price: Rs 1850

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8 types of soap making workshop


Personally, I have been obsessed with watching soap making videos on Youtube but I feel lost as to where, to begin with. The soaps turn out so beautiful like pieces of art. If you would like to try your hand at soap making and do want to take it as a hobby that has the potential to turn into a side business then this workshop this weekend is a good place to test the waters.

The soaps which will be taught are :

  • Neem
  • Lemon
  • Aloe Vera
  • Multani Mitti
  • Charcoal
  • Rose
  • Chukka
  • Camphor

Skin and hair benefits of using the above-mentioned soaps will be explained and the tricks on making Dove and Pears soap will be shared as well. All the materials will be provided and you will get to take the recipes home along with 2 soaps made by you.


When: Fri, 28 Dec 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Where: Worli Bus Depot

Price: Rs. 1600


Click here to register



Basics of Eggless Baking – Cakes Cupcakes, Cookies, Brownies



If you were thinking about taking on baking then you are in luck. This baking workshop is a masterclass for cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and brownies.


The desserts you will be learning about are:

  • Vanilla Raspberry Cake
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Simple Decoration and Chocolate garnishes
  • Cupcakes- Coconut Cupcakes, Orange Cupcake with Rainbow Buttercream Frosting
  • Cookies – Sugar Cookies, Classic Double Chocolate Cookies
  • Brownies – Classic Chocolate walnut, Cranberry Blondie


Lots of other variations of the above recipes will be discussed to enable you to experiment with flavours and themes. Perfect recipes notes with lots of tricks, tips and techniques and you also get to take dessert, baked by you, home.


When: Fri, 28 Dec 10:00AM – 6:30PM

Where: Pranamya Kitchen Melody, Andheri East, Mumbai

Price: Rs. 5500


Click here to register


Before embarking on any journey, getting a taste of what it is like is always a smart move. Take the smart decision to choose your new obsession by testing it out.


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