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The Weekender: Blaze, Raw Food Workshop and More

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We’re back for another round with our Weekender and there’s loads to do with the fam, from a fiery street dance show to a lush breakfast buffet. Break out those diaries mamas and get ready to jot these weekend events in Dubai down!


Blazed and confused
Get ready to dance! International street dance sensation Blaze are coming to Dubai after taking the world by storm, with an electrifying show that’ll leave you grinning. With a team of dancers flipping, popping and breaking right off the stages of the likes of Michael Jackson, Madonna and Rihanna, you won’t want to miss out on this one.

When: 20-22 August
Where: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC, Dubai
How to book: Book tickets online here

raw food workshopRaw-r!
Raw food’s the next big thing on the scene and Life’n One are doing a fantastic raw food cooking workshop. Learn to make Chocolate Cake, Raw Tabbouleh with Nut Balls and Mango, Mint and Pineapple Ice-Cream with Chocolate – who said dessert wasn’t an option?! Healthy food never looked so good.


When: 21 August, 11am
: Life’n One Well-Being Centre, Jumeirah Beach Road, Street 27b, Villa 5/1b, Jumeirah 1, 413752 Dubai

maple bear nursery weekenderBear necessities
Looking for a place to cool off with the kiddos this weekend? Maple Bear Nursery are holding a summer bash and open day at their campuses in Al Manara and Business Bay: expect a pool, bouncy castle, water activities and more! Plus, you can also take the chance to scope out their facilities and meet their team as they’re still accepting applications for their summer intake. More on that here!

When: 20 August
Where: Maple Bear Nursery, Al Manara and Business Bay locations, Dubai

bab al shamsFall back, retreat
If you’re in need of a bit of rejuvenation, desert sanctuary Bab Al Shams is hosting a fab two day Bikram Yoga retreat in conjunction The Lifestyle Company. Aside from upping your yoga game with their experts, you’ll also be able to indulge in a couple of deep relaxation sessions, eat your heart out with their prepared dining plan, detoxify and relax in their lush rooms.

When: 20-22 August
Where: Bab Al Shams Resort and Spa, Dubai
How much: AED 2000 for shared room package, AED 2500 for private room package
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 809 6100 or head to their website to reserve a space.

Special Offers

kempinski hotel ajmanBreakfast and beach
Kick-start your day with a lavish breakfast buffet followed by all day private beach access at Kempinski Ajman and all for just AED150! Its just 45 minutes away and you can still get a bit of a late lie in as breakfast is served till 10:30am. What’s more, you’ll get pool access till 9pm so you can schedule in some fun in the sun as well. Children aged 6-12 pay half price, under 6’s are free!

Where: Kempinski Ajman, Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street
When: Saturday to Thursday, offer on till end of September
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)6 714 5555 to make a booking.

sofitel jbrSeafood and eat it
Thursdays mean the delicious seafood night at AOC French Brasserie, its a must for seafood lovers. Just AED155/255 with or without alcohol, under 12 year olds are free and 13-17 year olds are half price!



Where: AOC French Brasserie at Sofitel JBR
When: Thursday evenings from 7pm
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 448 4848 to make a booking.

madinat-jumeirah-restaurant-lifestyle-bahri-bar-heroDate Night
Planning date night? You can’t go wrong with Bahri Bar, a gorgeous little hideaway with a full view of the Burj al Arab and great drinks to match. Every Thursday, you only have to pay AED295 and the deal will snag you and your loved one unlimited bar bites, sparkling and house beverages!


Where: Bahri Bar, Mina A Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
When: Thursday evenings from 7pm
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 366 5866 to make a booking.


Our weekend offers are put together with the help of CitiSpi – a fab resource that enables ladies to socialise smarter with the inside scoop on deals and promotions around Dubai. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter!

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