Chinese New Year, stand up comedy and more Bahrain fun
Time Out Bahrain staff
Chinese New Year Check out what’s going on for Chinese New Year at the island’s Chinese eateries, lots of them will be having special feasts. The Year of the Snake actually starts on Feb 10 but there’s a Chinese New Year twist to the regular brunch at the Royal Golf Club with a Chinese live cooking station on Feb 8. Fri 8-Sun 10 Feb, Various locations.
Write on The monthly meeting of Bahrain Writers’ Circle features speaker Dr Suhyla Al Saffar a well-known dentist, sculptor and columnist for Al Wassat - the Arabic newspaper. She’ll be talking about her journey towards becoming a writer. It’s also a membership drive with forms available at http://bahrainwriterscircle.com/ and the countdown to the BWC writing competition which closes on February 28. Sun, Feb 10, 7.30pm, Café Ceramique, Al Aali Shopping Complex
Duct Tape Marketing This month’s Bizladies networking event is at Royal Golf Club with guest speaker Eman Bu Rashid who will be presenting Duct Tape Marketing principles. Yeah, we had to look it up too. It’s a marketing system based on the book by John Jantsch, silly name but it’s apparently cheap and very effective, just like Duct Tape! Tue, Feb 12, 7pm, Royal Golf Club. Call (38 442 727).
Laugh till it hurts It’s another fun night out from those nice people at Punchline who are getting a name for themselves for bringing international comics to our shores. This month we’ve got the pick of British and Irish talent, checkout our nightlife pages to hear from them in person. Wed/Thu, Feb 13/14, InterContinental Regency. Call (36 663 509).
All you need is love Today is, of course St Valentine’s Day, see our round-up of the best places to spend it. Thu, Feb 14, various locations.