January Phuket events: Old Town Festival & more

23 Dec 2011

January events in Phuket include;

Free Computer Clinic – Sandwich Shoppe Patong (11/01, 10:00-12noon);
Chinese New Year – Festival in Chinatown, Phuket Town (23/01, all day);
Skippers Pub Quiz Night – Royal Phuket Marina (25/01, 19:30-22:00);
Old Phuket Town Festival - annual cultural celebration (28-30/01, 13:00 - midnight);

January 11: Free Computer Clinic
Where: Sandwich Shoppe Patong
When: 10:00 - 12noon
Now in their fourth year, "For Dummies" book author Khun Woody Leonhard's FREE weekly Computer Clinics help you to find answers. From Internet connections to Google+, Windows, Office, iPads, 3G phones, TVs to buying new stuff and fixing broken stuff, we look at the good, the bad and the horrendously ugly, with special emphasis on solving problems here in Phuket.

January 23: Chinese New Year
Where: Chinatown, Phuket Town.
When: all day
Chinese New Year is a huge celebration in the Thai capital as Bangkok boasts probably the world’s largest Chinatown district. Expect lions, dragons, red lanterns, deliciously fragrant food and a feast for all the senses from dawn until well into the night.

January 25: Skippers Pub Quiz
Where: Royal Phuket Marina
When: 19:30 - 22:00
Join this monthly pub quiz which features fascinating facts about Phuket and Thailand as well as happy hour promotions and fun prizes. A decent evening out for the entire family.Tel: 087 263 2031 for more information.

January 28-30: Old Phuket Town Festival
Where: Phuket Town
When: 13:00 until midnight
The popular Old Phuket Town Festival is in its 13th year and held in collaboration with Chinese New Year. The festival is held at the heart of the Old Town on Thalang, Krabi, and Phuket Roads and along the famous Soi Rommanee. Thalang Road and Soi Rommanee will be converted into walking streets during the festival. Expect many colourful entertainment options including a Phuket Baba Light Show, a rickshaw tour around the streets, cultural parades, Chinese opera performances, Chinese folk dancing troupes and more.

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