Bicycle talk

Bicycle talk, Talk about all things bicycle with enthusiasts from all over the Valley. Also, attend the screening of Klunkerz, a film tracing the history of mountain biking in the world.  10 June, 3 to 6pm, Cycle City Network Nepal’s Secretariat, 9849832509 (regrets only),

Girls in technology, Share stories and get a chance to meet students, professionals and beginners in an event jointly organised by Girls in Technology and Namaste Kathmandu. 12 June, 10.30am onwards, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, 9849056900, Rs 500 (including a Girls in Technology t-shirt)   Outer space, Explore different aspects of outer space in a two-day photo exhibition with the Rotaract Club of Kupondole. 10 and 11 June, 11am to 5pm, Mangalbazar,,

BAC Mela, Local products, food items and a second-hand garage sale plus entertainment for the whole family in BAC’s monthly mela. 25 June, 1 to 10pm, BAC Art Café, Pulchok,

Basketball in wheelchairs, Cheer six male and three female teams on as they participate in a wheelchair basketball league championship organised by ENGAGE, with the support of the Swiss Embassy and Turkish Airlines. 11 June, 8.30 to 10.30am, Campion School, Mahalaxmisthan, 9813053115, or

The Little Prince, Don’t miss out on Studio 7’s musical based on A.S. Exupery’s famed novel The Little Prince. 27 May to 12 June, every Friday to Sunday, 7pm onwards, Hotel Vajra, (01) 4271545, Rs 1000 & Rs 500 (for students)

Heritage walk, Explore the alleyways of Patan in a heritage walk organised by the Rotaract Club of Kupondole and Know Your Heritage. 11 June, 8am onwards, Mangalbazar, 9849592287,

Hidden treasures, An exhibition of photographs and portraits of the Ranas from the private collection of Kamala Lama. Till 13 June, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, (01) 4218048/4433930

Yoga sessions, Rejuvenate and unwind in a week-long Isha Yoga program with trained instructors and varied discussions, meditations and yoga practices. 28 June to 4 July, 6 to 9am or 2 to 5pm, Lakshmi Narayan Sewa Samiti Ashram, Tangal, 9803867394/9841586573

Facing the camera, A photography exhibition that traces the history of studio photography in Nepal. Until 12 August, 10am to 5pm, Inner Courtyard, Patan Museum, (01) 5521492



Taza, An excellent new Middle Eastern restaurant with a Syrian chef. Offers free deliveries within Patan. Don’t forget their shawarmas! Pulchowk, (01) 5541592, 9860960177

Vootoo, The new home of Newari cuisine that also has a familiar continental menu for those who are not yet ready to experiment with new dishes. Lajimpat, (01) 4005222

Dechenling, The place to head to for Bhutanese and Tibetan cuisine. The pleasant and spacious garden is also ideal for big gatherings. Thamel, (01) 4412158

Phat Kath,  Offering French-ish food, a crêperie for takeaways, low tables and hookahs for hippies, tables and chairs, and a formidable hip hop soundtrack for everyone. Thamel, (01) 4258491

Tasneem’s Kings Kitchen, A charming restaurant proposing the unique flavours of distinctive Bohra Muslim Food. Jhamsikhel, 9801282727, (01) 2239532



Gokarna Forest Resort

Gokarna Forest Resort, A numinous paradise that relaxes your breathing and encourages meditation, just a 20-minute drive away from Kathmandu Gokarna, (01) 4451212,

Atithi Resort & Spa, A quiet sanctuary that fuses Nepali tradition with modern amenities, complete with a fancy pool and a cosy restaurant. Lakeside, Pokhara, (06) 1466760,

Club Himalaya, With amazing mountain views and refreshing weekend escapades, there is something here to suit everyone's tastes. Nagarkot, (01) 4410432


Tribute to Slayer

Vomiting Snakes gets together with some of the big names in the Nepali music scene to pay tribute to the late Jeff Hanemman, Slayer’s guitarist. 18 June, 2pm, Purple Haze, Thamel, Rs 300 (advance sale), Rs 500 (door sale)

Reggae sundown, Tap to the beat of some reggae music with Nepali bands Cultivation and The Himalion as they belt out tunes of Cultivation’s upcoming debut album Plains, Hills and Mountains. 11 June, 6.30pm onwards, Basecamp, Jhamsikhel, Rs 300

The Mix Tapes live, Enjoy a musical evening with beer and the The Mix Tapes band as it performs its members’ bucket-list songs. 17 June, 8pm onwards, Sports Hive Bar & Lounge, Jhamsikhel, 9841320007

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