Based on the classic children’s book by Jill Tomlinson, this funny, gentle and reassuring tale is written especially for small people aged 3 – 7, and grown-up’s who sleep with the big light on! Get your tickets now – it’s going to be a hoot! With an irresistible blend of live music, puppetry and storytelling, this beautiful new show introduces an old friend to a new generation of theatre-goers. Join Plop, the baby barn owl as he journeys into the night-time world of campfires, fireworks, and moonlit adventures. Read more
HaHaHabibi is the new oasis for improv in Dubai, conducting fun, interactive workshops in improvisational comedy theater. The sessions, for actors and non-actors alike, are designed to improve creative thinking, team building and communication skills. It’s equally useful to scriptwriters, directors and anyone who needs some creative, free association. Read more
This weekend marks 60 years of The Queen’s reign of the United Kingdom (UK) and the Commonwealth, and so all around the UK and much of the world, people will be unfurling the Union Jack bunting and celebrating.
Never to be one to miss out on a party, expats in Dubai can join in with all the pomp and ceremony and celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee right here in Dubai.
Many famous Friday Brunches will be transformed into ‘Street Parties’ with buffets flowing with British favourites, fun entertainment for the kids, ‘best hat’ competitions, along with some Queen lookalikes… All events promising to make this a weekend to remember. Read more
For many parents in the UAE, the burning question during summer is, what their children can do, when they are not travelling abroad? After all, many working parents cannot afford to take the time off from work to move to cooler climates for the entire summer, yet they want to keep their children entertained and busy with fun, meaningful activities. Eton Institute has the answer many parents would be looking for. Give your children a taste of the world, different languages, cultures and travel, all rolled into one magical experience at Eton Institute this summer! Read more
Teenagers in the UAE can start learning to drive before they turn 18, but will only be able to get their licence on or after their 18th birthday, a senior official at the RTA said.
The move follows requests from parents who want their children to make use of their free-time during the summer holidays, after graduating from high school, to learn to drive.
Parents had complained that by the time their children turned 18 they were already busy at university and did not have time to enrol in driving lessons, yet they needed to drive between college and home. Read more
Living in Dubai and the UAE means that there are nice and exotic beach holiday destinations close by. Taking a holiday when you are pregnant can be a great idea. If it is your first baby it’s likely to be a while before you will get another chance to lie on a beach and really relax, and if you’ve got other children, this could be an opportunity to spend quality time with them before the new arrival.
But there are things you need to consider before you go, like when you can fly, travel insurance, your health, vaccination and hygiene, and safety on your planned destination. Remember to always consult your medical provider before you go ahead with your holiday plans. Read more