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This Weekend in Lahore: Big Bad Book Fairs and More

This weekend in Lahore is going to be one to write home about. Famous festivals, insightful talks, and hard-hitting documentaries are just some of what you can look forward to. With winter slowly slipping through our fingers, this perfect balance of outdoors afternoons and cozy evenings is all you need. Read ahead for all the details:

3 Big Bad Book Club

Big Bad Book Sale

L’Affair is organizing The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2019, this weekend in Lahore. You can buy brand new books at the craziest discounted prices. Anything between 50-90% has been slashed from the prices and the sale will be open around the clock. This is happening from the 18th to the 29th of April at Expo Center Lahore.

P.S. Entry is free

1 Kalasha Traveling Exhibit

Kalasha Traveling Exhibit

Kalasha Travelling Exhibit is going to take you on a journey into the heart of the Kalasha Culture with a day-long lineup. This includes an artisans bazaar in the lawn, photography and documentary exhibition, traditional Kalasha food stalls, traditional Kalasha dance performances by Kalasha artists and musicians, and interaction with the audience and press interviews

P.S. The event is open to all

2 Kahanisaaz


KahaniSaaz is a brand new platform where FilmMakers share their stories through short films. It’s launching at the Olo Junction venue this weekend in Lahore. They will introduce themselves through a theatrical performance and screening of their recent work, followed by a cake cutting ceremony.

P.S. Everyone’s invited

4 Book Club

Book Club: Pureland

The April Book Club pick is Zarrar Said’s controversial and exciting debut –a novel based loosely on the life of Pakistani Nobel Laureate Dr. Abdus Salam. Narrated by an assassin working for the Caliphate, this book marries magical realism with a dystopian plot to tell the story of Salim Agha, his latest victim. Discuss it over snacks and tea.

P.S. Register to attend here

5 Game Night

Game Night

Kick it old-school for this month’s game night with your favorite childhood card game. British Council Library is making it better with delicious snacks and a chance to win amazing prizes. Bring your friends, bring your family and wear your best poker face. Form alliances and put relationships to the test with ruthless use of the ‘Draw’ card.

P.S. Register to participate right here

So where are you heading this weekend in Lahore?

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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