Drift racing, oyster indulgence, Mother's Day and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
Get the drift The BIC is hosting the local qualifier of the Red Bull Car Park Drift which will see 20 of the island’s most talented drivers battling it out for the ‘King of Drift’ title – think Fast & Furious, the Tokyo version, only done in our super desert surroundings. The winner gets to represent Bahrain at the regional final in Beirut later this year. March 16, Bahrain International Circuit, Call 17 450 000.
Oyster indulgence Oo la la, indulge yourself with ‘freshly shucked’ French Belon oysters served with a glass of selected French beverage in the hotel’s seafront bar all for just BD9++. Wednesdays, Tappas, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, Call 17 63 64 12.
Coffee and harmony World Beat Café is holding a coffee morning with guest speaker Dianne Klaimi, a United Nations specialist on biodiversity conservation in the Arab region, on the subject ‘Into the Future; Living in Harmony with Nature’. She’ll be addressing issues such as food, health fibre and economy and looking at women’s role in developing policies and legislation related to species protection. Fri 16, World Beat Fitness Centre, 9.45-11.30am, Call 17 612 576.
Six Nations Rugby It’s the last day of the Six Nations Rugby and, since it’s also St Patrick’s Day, this could just make (or break) the day for Paddies everywhere as the boys in green take on England in what promises to be another epic battle. Sat 17.
Mum’s the word For our Brit readers, don’t forget today’s Mother’s Day so how about a spa treatment, a box of choccies or maybe just a phone call to let your mum know you’re thinking of her. Sun 18.