Movies under the stars, an ice party, sandcastle contest and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
Movies under the stars Fri 23 and Sat 24 Watch some of your favourite movies under the stars, with some tasty bites, by The Ritz beachside. The kids’ sessions are on 5pm to 7pm, while adult screenings are 8pm to 10pm. Call 1758 6499.
The old town bazaar
Thu 29 to Sat 31 The Arad Fort corniche in Muharraq is transforming into a terraced market area, as part of the Bahrain Noor El Ain shopping festival. Retailers and souq traders from high street and homegrown brands will display their products in front of this cultural hotspot, alongside traditional entertainment and music performances, from 4pm to 10pm. It’s free to enter. Visit www.bahrainnoorelain.com.
Ice, ice baby
Thu 29 Get your winter glad rags on for the ‘Ice Party’ at poolside Overlook Café in The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain where a resident DJ is spinning the beats all night long from 8pm. It’s BD20 net for members and BD25 net for non-members inclusive of a buffet spread and house beverages. Call 1758 6612.
Get your buckets out Fri 30 A fun family-friendly sandcastle competition is being held on The Ritz-Carlton beach from 10am to 2pm under the theme of 1001 Arabian Nights. Up to five family or team members can compete can compete for three prizes. Equipment and lunch boxes are provided to all contestants and it’s free admission. Register by January 25. Call 1758 6612.
Ministry of Sound Fri 30 Bushido is flying in Ministry of Sound’s DJ Igor Carmo, an up-and-coming DJ on the London circuit, to entertain the crowds from 9pm until late. Supporting him is resident DJ Albert-L. Ladies can enter for free while gents pay BD10 (in advance) or BD20 (at the door). Call 1758 3555.