The weekend is near, and many beautiful events are waiting for you, make sure to be updated on the best ones with our weekly selection
Event: Anna Karenina, the Story of Wronski
About: (+12) Come, old and young, and immerse yourself into the world of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. This time it’s the sequel to the events that were depicted in the book. The son of Karenina meets the son of Wronski and Wronski tells his side of the family story which led to the tragic end of Karenina’s life. Buy your ticket here.
When: From Thursday 8 June to Wednesday 13 June
Where: Avrora Cinema, 60 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: From 150 to 350 roubles
Event: Workshop Imperial Revolution of 1917
About: The workshop will be dedicated to exploration of imperial dimensions in the making of the revolution of 1917, the breakup of empire, and the legacy of imperial politics and society for the post imperial period in the comparative and global context.
When: Friday 9 June to 10 June
Where: 17 Promishlenaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 198099
Event: Guns‘n’Roses Show
About: This week the club Jagger Club will host Russia’s first tribute to the legendary LA band Guns’n’Roses. The concert will be played by the Russian band Jeans’n’Roses.
When: Thursday 8 June, 8pm
Where: Jagger Club,2 Ploshchad Konstitutsii, St Petersburg, 196247
Price: 400 roubles
Event: Unknown Gatchina
About: Discover the town of Gatchina, at only 45km away from St Petersburg. During the tour you will have the chance to see the famous Gatchina geysers as well as the historical sites of the city.
When: Saturday 10 June
Where: Find more details about the meeting point here
Price: 1,300 roubles
Event: Exchange Point
About: This week don’t miss the French master of house music Marc Milner who once again will exhibit at Stackenschneider. Find his music here.
When: Saturday 10 June
Where: Stackenschneider, 2 Konushennaya Ploshchad, St Petersburg, 191186
Event: A-Cinema: Open Air Cinema
About: Every weekend from 3 June to 17 June St Petersburg will host an open-air cinema with the Soviet best movies of all times for a great price. Follow the link here to find the complete programme.
When: Every weekend from 3 June to 17 June
Where: Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, 53 Liteyny Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191104
Price: 120 roubles
Event: Marina Kozlova: Children in Photos
About: Do you want to know more about the ethics of photographing children? This event will offer a free lecture by the award winning photographer Maria Kozlova, during the lecture you will learn about the problematic of shooting children and adolescents, trends towards sexualisation and participate in a discussion about the moral aspects behind it. The lecture is part of a bigger photography course. Follow the link to know more.
When: Sunday 11 July
Where: Photographika, 25 Ligovsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191036
Event: Toastmasters International-St Petersburg Speechmakers
About: The first Toastmasters club in St Petersburg welcomes everyone who is keen to improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment. There will be several prepared speeches first, then you will have a chance to participate in short impromptu speeches as well as get to know other aspiring speakers. toastmasters learn-by-doing program provides a great opportunity to be become the speakers and leader you want to be.
When: Saturday 10 June, 1pm
Where: British Book Centre, 30, 7 line Krasnormeyskaya, door code 150
Event: The 15th St Petersburg Tattoo Festival
About: Surprise your old ones with a cool groovy tat from St Petersburg. The event is going to attract some of the best SPB tattoo artists. If you already got an ink you can show off or participate in the competition for the best tattoo.
When: Saturday 10 to Monday 12 June
Where: Club A2, 3 Medikov Prospekt, St Petersburg, Russia, 197022
Price: 1 day 900 roubles; 3 days 1,550 roubles
Event: Abstract meeting vol. 2 at Sound Museum
About: Enjoy a festival of non-standard electronic music with creative artist from Peru, Chris Galarreta, who’s focusing on broken electrical appliances and his own audio visual instruments to create a sound of inherent physical appearances.
When: Wednesday 13 June
Where: Sound Museum, 53 Ligovskiy Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191040
Price: 300 roubles