A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week
Hello, Sunday! We can’t get more excited for this week as there are so many family fun-filled activities await us. From a fabulous sale at Blanc D’Ivoire to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Smudge Market, FREE afternoon tea and Kids Weekly Pottery, there’s something for everyone!
Shop ’til you drop for living room and home accessories at Blanc D’Ivoire. There’s up to 40% off on the unique and exclusive items, which are from France, Belgium and The Netherlands. And don’t worry if you’re stuck on how to decorate your home, the in-store interior design experts are on hand to give you some advice.
When: Tuesday, 22 November – Saturday, 3 December, 2016
Where: Blanc D’Ivoire Dubai, Al Wasl Road, Villa 6
How much: Free entry
Who doesn’t like a feel-good comedy show – especially when it performs the work of Shakespeare with a twist? Sit through Hamlet for four hours? No need, catch it performed backwards in half a minute! Get ready for a fast, furious and frenetic 97 minutes featuring every one of Shakespeare’s 37 plays like you’ve never seen them before. Including Othello as a Rap song, Titus Andronicus presented as a TV cooking show, and The Histories turned into an American Football game. Don’t miss out on this hilarious, family-friendly show.
When: Thursday, 22 November – Monday, 26 November
Where: DUCTAC, Dubai
How much: Tickets available from AED 170
Enjoy a complimentary traditional Afternoon Tea with indulgent cakes, delicate sandwiches, tasty scones and fantastic selection of unique teas, when another one is purchased at Masrabiya Lounge at Fairmont the Palm on Wednesdays in the last two weeks of November. Who needs an excuse for Afternoon Tea? The perfect way to treat yourself and loved ones.
When: Wednesday, 23 November – Wednesday, 30 November
Where: Fairmont The Palm, Dubai
How much: AED 145
Read more: November Deals From CitiSpi
The Farm restaurant will host the Smudge Market from Thursday, 24 November onwards for you and your family to enjoy! Christmas shopping at Smudge Market will give you the most unique gift options as they bring in the coolest must haves across the Middle East that are all best-of-breed such as Tinc, Scents of Melbourne, Desert Roses and Le Cocco Le Kids Atelier. Make the most of the last weeks of November and get ready for the festival season!
When: Thursday, 24 November – Wednesday, 30 November (8am-8pm)
Where: The Farm, at Al Barari, Dubai
How much: Free entry!
Top chefs from Milan, Tokyo, New York and Armani Hotel Dubai resident chef will join to serve a mouthwatering seven-course degustation menu this week, just for you. The exceptional dishes, taking advantage of the best seasonal produce, including truffle, chestnuts, pumpkin and of course, gold, will take you and your family on a journey of discovery with a series of dishes to tantalise palates as part of the ‘Gold Season’ themed carte du jour.
When: Wednesdy, 23 November – Thursday, 24 November
Where: Armani Hotel Dubai, Dubai
How much: AED 600
Get creative on Thursday evenings with a weekly pottery workshop! Kiddies aged from seven to 16 will get hands-on experience transforming clay into functional and decorative objects and Yadawei makes sure they learn in a creative environment with a dynamic teacher. The little ones will learn the basics of hand-building and how to decorate their work and apply non-toxic glazes. The techniques of slab, coil and pinch will be covered during these sessions.
When: Every Thursday between 24 November 2016 – 19 January 2017 (5:30pm – 7:00pm)
Where: Yadawei, 8th Street Al Qouz, Dubai
How much: Trial Session for AED 170, packages for 4 and 10 sessions available
Have a fab week, mama!
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