Eid Al Fitr The holy month of Ramadan draws to a close as Eid Al Fitr begins – three days of Islamic celebrations and a public holiday to boot. Eid Al Fitr means ‘Feast of Breaking the Fast’ and marks the end of Ramadan with fabulous feasts, family gatherings and a host of buffet brunches. On or around Mon 28, www.timeoutbahrain.com throughout the month to find out where all the best events are going on.
Transformers 4 and Expendables 3 Two huge blockbusters, which everybody has been waiting for, are finally being released! Transformers: Age of Extinction, starring Mark Wahlberg as lead, sees a mechanic and his daughter discover something that makes the Autobots and Decepticons come running. Meanwhile, the old Expendables team meets new recruits as their latest mission becomes a clash of old school techniques versus high-tech expertise. Eid day
Mandaloun Nights As the new season kicks in, Block 338’s regular Mandaloun Nights start back up again. Held on the last Wednesday of each month, this Arabian themed party offer traditional bites and Lebanese tunes by singer Alphonse Bahri. There’s no entrance fee, you just pay as you go. July 30, Call 1771 0338
International Day of Friendship Let bonding commence on this official United Nations-recognised day that celebrates friendships and relationships across the world. It was first proclaimed back in 2011 by the UN General Assembly to support the idea that friendship between people, countries and cultures can inspire peace. We’re inclined to agree so get all your best pals together and mark the day your way. July 30