6 things to do in Dubai this week
PSA Dubai World Series Finals
The venue displays its versatility once again by staging the climax to the professional squash season, where the best players compete for a prize pot of $160,000.
When: June 6-10
Where: Dubai Opera
Ramadan Night Market 2017
A huge indoor market with stalls selling fashion, personal care, handicrafts, home appliances, electronics and toys. There’s also a food court, grand majlis, “play and win area” and kid’s play area. One of the big set-piece events during the Holy Month. You could even get your name in the Guinness Book of World Records, click here to find out how.
When: June 1-10
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
Contact: +971 4 388 5191, website
Perfect your smash at this two day adult squash camp. Helping you with your game will be none other than world-renowned trainer Hadrian Stiff. We’d listen to him, he’s currently coaching the third best squash player in the world, Mohammed El Shorbagy.
When: 12pm-6pm, June 9-10
Where: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Contact: +971 50 625 3589, website
Dubai Cup Team Chess Tournament
Fancy yourself the next chess prodigy or just consider yourself to be really, really good? Head down for the Dubai Chess & Culture Club this Thursday and compete against some the nation’s best for your chance to win the AED8,000 cash prize.
When: 10.30pm, June 8 to 11.30pm, June 9
Where: Dubai Chess & Culture Club, Al Mamzar
Le Cirque Dubai
New York’s Le Cirque offering, which was originally founded by the Maccioni family, is something of an institution. Now Dubai has its very own uber elegant branch that boasts the same French-Italian flavours that helped make the original famous. For Ramadan, there’s a pre-set menu, with three starters, mains and desserts to select from.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC
When: 7pm to 11PM
Price: From AED245
Contact: +9714 372 2444, website
A Family Man (G)
Gerard Butler is back in more restrained drama mode as a headhunter whose life revolves around closing deals and office powerplays. However, his workload increasingly alienates his family – in a sort of laugh-free Liar Liar way.
In cinemas now