International Women's Day, Sting tribute, chef masterclass and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
International Women’s Day Sun 8 The world is gathering together to celebrate the UN-recognised International Women’s Day and this year, the theme is ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa is marking the occasion in style by launching their Women’s Night Out concept. This allows ladies to enjoy 50 percent off in all their outlets every Monday throughout March. Call 1763 6363.
Artist’s workshop Sun 8 to Thu 12 Learn numerous artistic techniques in this intensive five-day workshop hosted by artist Seemab Zaheera. Any amateur artist, ages ten and above, can join in the two-hour daily sessions when you’ll learn all the intricacies of sketching from scratch. Visit www.seemabzaheera.com.
Master class with Chef Marwan Tue 10 and 24 All you amateur cooks out there, listen up. The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain’s Chef Marwan is hosting two classes this month at La Med, from 4pm to 6pm, when he’ll teach you all his tips and techniques, alongside other guest chefs. Groups are limited to ten so remember to book well in advance! It’s BD20 per class, per person. Call 1758 6499.
The Secret Police Thu 12 The world’s best Sting and Police tribute act is flying in to Bahrain, for the first time ever, from the UK to entertain music fans at The Gulf Hotel’s Sherlock Holmes bar from 9.30pm on one night only. Tickets cost BD5 net. Call 1771 3000.
Encounters Thu 12 to June 15 Syrian-American photographer Sueraya Shaheen is presenting her works in a solo exhibition ‘Encounters’ at La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art. This collection of documentary-style portraits is of artists contributing to the Middle East’s thriving art scene. The opening reception is on March 12 from 6.30pm followed by a dinner and jazz performance. Call 1723 0123.