Events November 2016


The stage adaptation of the book by award winning author Claire Freedman and illustrator Ben Cort, Monstersaurus, tells the story of Monty, who loves inventing. But things don't always work – his walking toaster ran away and the robot went berserk! One day, Monty finds a book which tells him how to make monsters. But the monsters he makes keep getting him into trouble so he decides to make a mega-monster to sort them out. It’s Monstersaurus! He’s big, he’s hairy but is he scary? Watch if you dare!

  • Dates: November 11
  • Time:10am, 12.30pm, 7pm
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Entrance Fee: RM53 for Economy; RM68.90 for Premium; RM84.80 for VIP
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
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If you’re a fan of local legends such as OAG, Bunkface and Seven Collar T-Shirt, then you would not want to miss the Northern Music Festival (NMF). With four stages for 60 bands over two days, this is not a musical event to be missed.

  • Dates: November 12-13
  • Venue: Quarry Park, Penang Botanic Gardens
  • Ticket:From RM58
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Check out Fun in Childhood & Martial Arts World: Eddie See & Wee Tian Beng for childhood giggles! Eddie See, the creator of the Kokko & May comic, will be presenting his original manuscripts and art for fans to enjoy. Wee Tian Beng, creator of the comic adaption of Return of the Condor Heroes, will also be showcasing his original manuscripts. And if you’re lucky, you might meet the artists when you visit the museum!

  • Date: November 15-January 31
  • Time: 11am-7pm (weekdays), 11am-9pm (weekends and public holidays)
  • Venue: Asia Comic Cultural Museum
  • Ticket Price:RM15 for Adults, RM10 for children and students
  • Contact number:+604 371 5516
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Nostalgic Penang in Cheah Kongsi has an array of activities that will take you back in time, showcasing the Penang of the old days. Expect local traditional traders to share their stories with visitors, special screenings at the courtyard where you can learn about the interesting lifestyle of the residents way back when, and fun activities such as traditional games the whole family will enjoy.

  • Dates: November 25
  • Time:8:30-10pm
  • Venue:Cheah Kongsi
  • Contact:+6017 420 7942


The George Town Literary Festival celebrates its sixth edition with acclaimed international and local writers. Helmed by Bernice Chauly, the three-day festival will see panel discussions, readings, spoken word performances, dance and film screenings around the festival’s theme, “Hiraeth”, a Welsh word which means “the longing for a homeland that is no longer there”.

  • Dates: November 25-27
  • Venue: Wisma Yeap Chor Ee and Black Kettle
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This year's In-Between Arts Festival (IbAF) is a five-day festival dedicated to those who are looking to “taste” food in a different way. IbAF offers a concoction of events, featuring food zines, food presentation with unusual twists, and definitely a lot of food in your mouth.

  • Dates & Times: November 26-30
  • Venue: Hin Bus Depot
  • Contact:+604 226 5691
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This school holiday, bring your family to the Pesta Pulau Pinang for a funfilled night. The fair offers a variety of exhibitions, quirky stalls and entertainment, from local crafts to carnival rides.

  • Dates: November 26-December 31
  • Time: 6pm-12am
  • Venue: Tapak Pesta Pulau Pinang
  • Ticket Price: RM1 for children, RM3 for adults
  • Contact: +604 262 3505/+604 262 3512
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Be inspired by talents from all ages. SHOWSTOPPERS features songs from musicals that have captured the hearts of audiences for decades, from Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon to Chicago, Funny Girl, Company and many more. The art of performance requires discipline, hard work and above all, passion, and SHOWSTOPPERS is out to prove it.

  • Dates: November 27
  • Time: 3pm
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Entrance Fee: RM40
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
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