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This Weekend in Lahore: Babes and Babies

This weekend in Lahore is already starting to shape up. With festivals, performances and readings to attend, you’ll end up having the time of your life with the people who matter the most. Whether with friends or with family, here’s what you have to look forward to:

puppet fest

International Puppet Festival

The Rafi Peer International Puppet Festival has been a Lahore tradition for as long as I can remember. The festival is a celebration of globally renowned puppet masters and various forms of puppetry. Spend a day in the sun making memories that your little ones will cherish forever.

P.S. Tickets are available online

tiny tales

Tiny Tales

This month, the British Council Library is celebrating love, especially the bonds between parent and child, with a reading of Sam McBratney’s bestselling children’s book. The best bit: there’s a petting zoo on site for attendees, in collaboration with Zacky Farms. Your kids will be psyched, and so will you!

P.S. You’ll need to register to attend

poetry slam

Sham-e-Zauq

The National History Museum will be hosting a slam-poetry night by the name of Sham-e-Zauq, in collaboration with Pavilion Lahore. The event features young artists and poetry enthusiasts reading their original poetry. The bold initiative will bring all of our local languages to one stage.

P.S. The event is open to all but you’ll need to register to perform

auratnaak

Auratnaak

The Auratnaak crew is back at Olo Junction after what seems like a lifetime. Mostly hilarious and always controversial, this is one stand-up night you definitely don’t want to miss. The only prerequisite to attending is having a thick skin, and a plus one. Sorry boys, I don’t make the rules.

P.S. Tickets will be available at the venue

bookish

Bookish

Tired of reading the same old tropes in every romance book? Sick of the rehashed plots and predictable character development? Well, join this weekends bookclub as they read Eleanor & Park. It’s a fresh take on the age-old genre and one of my new favorites. Sign up quickly.

P.S. Prior registration is mandatory

There you have it Lahoris, a complete list of everything happening this weekend in Lahore. You’ve got two whole days to get your shit together before diving right in!

Purnea depends on a steady supply of positive affirmations and berry flavored tea in order to continue functioning as an upstanding member of society. An amateur dance-battle enthusiast, she's a woman of many talents, overshadowed only by her mysterious aura. When she's not busy over-analyzing every social interaction she's had over the past 22 years she enjoys curating memes and scrapping sub-par content.

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