WARSAWESOME: YOUR WARSAW WEEKEND GUIDE (August 11-12)
The most expensive event in the list is 5 PLN. If you are in Warsaw, it is worth checking this guide out! Have a good one 🙂
1) A card from the Uprising – VR show (30 min)
A card from the Uprising is the first fictionalized historical spectacle realized in virtual reality (VR) in Poland. He tells the story of one of the Warsaw insurgents, Cpt. Władysław Sieroszewski “Sabały”, who went to the Warsaw Uprising in August 1944 and received a card from his daughter. At the time, he did not know how this card would affect his fate.
When: 11:00 to 19:00. Every day until September 16
Where: ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 15/17, Warsaw
Register in advance: [email protected]
2) Guided tour in English | “A Beast, a God, and a Line”
A Beast, a God, and a Line” is an invitation to take a look at contemporary history from the perspective of Asia and the Pacific in this moment of global uncertainty and a crumbling of the western order that dominated for centuries. The show’s artists pose courageous questions and thoughtfully explore the new, fragmented reality of our world today.
Where: Muzeum nad Wisłą. Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22, Warsaw
When: Every Saturday at 14:00
Price: 1 PLN
3) The Night of Shooting Stars at the Copernicus Science Center
As every year, on the night of August 12-13, the Earth will be in a cloud of matter particles left by the comet Swift-Tuttle.
To create the best observational conditions, the Copernicus Science Center will turn off its entire illumination (including the park). The Municipal Roads Authority will also turn off the illumination of 3 bridges and several streets around the Copernicus.
Where: Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20, 00-390 Warsaw
When: Sunday 12 from 21:00 – 24:00
4) FREE Parkour Lessons on Ząbkowska
The main idea of parkour is to get from one point to another in a complex environment, without assistive equipment and in the fastest and most efficient way possible.
Always wanted to try? Head to Ząbkowska on Saturday (or Sunday) for a free 1.5 h training.
Where: Ząbkowska, Warsaw
When: Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 13:30
5) The capital in photographs (1939-1945)
An extraordinary collection of 48 photographs showing the capital during WWII. Moving pictures from the closed Jewish quarter are juxtaposed with photographs of Poles and the newly arrived German “residents”.
Where: Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw
When: From Wed to Sat until September 1. (10:00 to 18:00).
Price: 5 PLN
6) Two Running-related Cyclical Events
- Training RUN LONG | Mokotów. This is a great (free) opportunity to work on your endurance under the supervision of professional trainers.
- Parkrun Warsaw-Praga # 270. A free 5 km race (with time measurement) organized in the Skaryszewski Park every Saturday at 9:00 am.
7) Ping pong at Hala Gwardii
8 tables where you can play matches with your friends, train with professionals and take part in tournaments with prizes.
Where: Hala Gwardii- Plac żelaznej bramy 1, Warsaw
When: August 11-12
8) Game Room PRL #2 at Hocki Klocki
The second edition of an event where you can play original analog treasures from the PRL times.
Where: Hocki Klocki
When: Sunday 12 from 14:00 to 18:00
9) Museum of Caricature on the Vistula Boulevards
An interesting exhibition of Polish satirical caricatures. Not all of the caricatures will require knowledge of Polish.
Where: Vistula Boulevards
When: Until September 2 from 08:00 to 22:00
FOOD FESTIVALS AND MARKETS
Check all the (past) Warsaw Weekend Guides here.