Check out the guitar whisperer Aussie, Kangaroo Rob, has been nicknamed the ‘guitar whisperer’ for his prowess on solo electric guitar and they’ve recently made him a permanent Tuesday night fixture at Block 338. Tuesdays, Block 338, Adliya. Call (17 710 338).
Think out of the box for charity
The Dip is once again joining in the Radisson’s annual charity initiative in which you can collect an empty box and fill it with everyday items from a designated shopping list which are then donated to charity for those needing a little extra support. Throughout October, Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel. Call (17 525 203).
Enjoy some traditional British grub
Trader’s goes international from today with a new offering on the menu, Voyage to the British Isles. We’ve had a sneaky taster and can highly recommend the chicken and mushroom pie and the bread and butter pudding. Tue, October 15 onwards, Trader Vic’s, Ritz-Carlton. Call (17 586 555).
Wok away Chef Minh Duong leads a cooking class on a culinary journey through Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia while teaching you his secret techniques to create the most delicious South-East Asian cuisine. Classes can take six to ten people and cost BD18 including lunch and a soft drink. Wed, October 16, 10am-noon, Wok, Sofitel Bahrain. Call (17 636 415).
Game on The island’s biggest films, video games, technology and comics convention comes to the exhibition centre with promises of lots of international exhibitors and a cosplay competition. You’ll need to get tickets in advance as space will be limited. They’re available at www.ignconvention.com. Oct 18 & 19, Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.
Magic Moments It’s this month’s Maki Magic Moments night, when you get the chance to try 15 different tasters from the restaurant’s extensive menu, some of them specially created just for the tasting, with selected beverage accompaniment, for BD15. If you’re feeling flush you could always have a browse around the island’s poshest mall before dinner. Mon, October 21, Maki, Moda Mall. Call (17 522 733).