Tango lessons in Bahran, Holi, Easter and the Amwaj Marina Market
Time Out Bahrain staff
Let’s tango Swingdance Bahrain, a group of people who get together to dance, are hosting a multi-award winning Colombian tango instructor, from Dubai, holding two-day workshops this weekend at the end of which you’ll have the basics on tango. The two-dayer is BD50 and there may be an option to just do a single day too at BD30. This one will book up fast as there are limited places so, if you’re interested, get in touch straight away. Fri, March 22, venue to be confirmed. Call (39 354 301).
Holi It’s the Indian festival of Holi which means the island’s large Hindu population – and lots of others who just love the who joyousness of the occasion – will be getting together to cover each other in colourful powder. There’s usually a big gathering each year but, as we went to press, details were unconfirmed so we’ll keep our ears open for details and post it on our website www.timeoutbahrain.com when we hear more. March 27-29, locations to be confirmed
Easter This weekend sees the celebration of Easter in the Christian calendar so make sure you’ve got your chocolate eggs and check out the hotels and restaurants for special Easter lunches and brunches with Easter egg hunts and kids games galore (see our Eating Out section for details). March 29-31, various locations
Amwaj Marina Market Arts, crafts, photography, jewellery, clothing and lots more. This is a great place to pick up quirky gifts and there’s always good food in great surroundings. Sat, March 30, 10am-5pm, Amwaj Marina. Call (16 030 600).