Cultural November in Porto


Activities Events To Do To Go Out


Catarina Carneiro

If you usually don’t know what to do in Porto, then don’t waste any more time looking up activities and events to do in your spare time. Porto by Livraria Lello investigated and now shares with you a brief programme with some of the most interesting cultural events of November.

Relax while you appreciate a fantastic concert, a good wine, or, if you prefer, learn how you can quickly become a wizard like Harry Potter.



Wizzarding Workshop in Porto

Hotel Cristal

The most expected event by Harry Potter’s fans, the Wizzarding Workshop in Porto. The actor Chris Rankin, Pearce Weasley in the Harry Potter’s films, is visiting Porto in November to share his experience as an actor and to unravel secrets never revealed before about the most famous saga of the world in an exclusive and limited event at Hotel Cristal.
The participants will have the opportunity to act with Chris Rankin during this workshop, and they will also have the opportunity to learn how to properly use a wizard’s magic wand.



PianOrquestra – 10 mãos invites Luísa Sobral

Casa da Música

PianOrquestra is a Brazilian group that creates an infinite universe of possibilities out of a piano through the addition of objects that are unfamiliar to a normal piano.
In Portugal, PianOrquestra invites Luísa Sobral, a well-known Portuguese singer and guitarist, to go up on stage with the Brazilian group in a show that promises to be exhilarating.



Enóphilo Wine Fest 2018

Centro de Congressos Alfândega do Porto

Enóphilo Wine Fest is an event inspired by wine and destined to wine lovers. An event with 40 national producers selected to make known their best wines.
At Enóphilo Wine Fest you will have the opportunity to taste sparkling wines, wines from recent harvests and wines from ancient harvests, some with centuries of history.



Fado à Mesa

Casa da Música

Every month, Fado à Mesa returns to Casa da Música’s Restaurant, turning it into a true house of fado, in which fado is served to every table by interpreters of choice.
If you still haven’t had the chance to participate in Fado à Mesa, perhaps this is your lucky month in which you will finally enjoy a dinner to the sound of the famous Portuguese tradition – Fado.



The Nutcracker, from the Russian Classical Ballet company

Coliseu do Porto

To start feeling the Christmas spirit, Porto by Livraria Lello suggests The Nutcracker, presented by the prestigious company Russian Classical Ballet. This masterpiece of classical ballet depicts a Christmas dream with living toys, wicked creatures and a hero – the Nutcracker.
Give in to this contagious magic of an enchanted world through a unique and memorable show, with a scenario of an incredible beauty and gracious ballet dancers that will make you dream and revive your childhood.



Idles – Joy As An Act of Resistance

Hard Club

After their last trip to Portugal, on June 8th of 2018, at NOS Primavera Sound, the British rock band – Idles – returns to Porto on November 26th, this time they come to Hard Club to present their new album “Joy As An Act of Resistance”. This album addresses criticism of modern society – immigration, social inequality, among others – with a contagious positivity.



Solidarity concert of António Zambujo

Casa da Música

On November 27th, Casa da Música welcomes the Portuguese musician António Zambujo to play on a solidarity concert in favour of Associação Vida Norte that seeks to support pregnant women and babies in a vulnerable position.
In this solo concert, António Zambujo will have the opportunity to revisit some of his greatest hits. With this unmissable opportunity, you can attend an unforgettable concert and help those in need.