Thu 16 and Fri 17 Have a chuckle The Chuckle Club are flying in some of their favourite comedians for three performances this month. The tour starts on Thursday night at the British Club, followed by a gig at the InterContinental Regency Friday brunch and ending with an evening set of stand-up at the Royal Golf Club. Tickets are BD15. Call 3666 3509.
Fri 17 10 years of Think Pink Bahrain To mark Think Pink Bahrain’s tenth anniversary on the island, an annual gala evening is being held at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa. This official charity focuses on breast cancer awareness and runs a bunch of fundraising campaigns so go ahead and show your support. Tickets are BD50. Call 3907 6717 or 1753 1008.
Fri 17 to Thu 30 Party in the USA The Mövenpick Bahrain Hotel is busting out their stars and stripes in a two-week long festival paying homage to the US of A. This includes a Wild West themed brunch, pool party, Californian vino and dine experience and a Miami Friday brunch – to name a few. The complete list of events is on www.timeoutbahrain.com. Call 1746 0000.
Sat 18 Culinary journey through Asia Chef Minh Duong is taking you on a culinary journey through Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia during his monthly cooking class from 10am to noon. He’ll share recipes and techniques for cooking South East Asian cuisine. It’s BD18 net per person with lunch and soft drinks. Call 1763 6415.
Wed 22 and Thu 23 Festival of lights The ancient Hindu celebration of Diwali (also known as the ‘festival of lights’) is being marked this week at Rasoi in Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef. From 6pm to 11pm enjoy a special set menu for BD15 net per person alongside live performances by the Ghazal band. Call 1711 1999.