Everyone has something to do this weekend in Bahrain from motorbike enthusiasts to clubbers to mosaic makers
Rock with VJMP3 Thu 11 One of the region’s most talented DJs and producers VJMP3 is all set to perform in Ibrida at Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef. He’s noted for winning the Pioneer Middle East DJ Championship 2012 held in Dubai. It’s free to enter Ibrida for the evening and it all kicks off from 9pm onwards. Call 1711 1999.
Open track night Fri 12
The Bahrain International Circuit is kick starting a new season of racing and entertainment with this Open Track Night exclusive for motorbike enthusiasts. Bikers of all skill levels can join in for three hours on the 2.55km inner track. It’s on from 7pm to 10pm with an open pit-lane, while registration takes place from 6pm at Team Building 18 in the BIC paddock. It’s BD80 per person to participate or free to watch. Call 1745 0000.
DJ Crow Fri 12 Asian fusion restaurant is hosting yet another DJ event this weekend, as they welcome DJ Crow to the rooftop decks from 9pm onwards. Call 1700 7770.
DJs Ajoc, Black and Sidney – the resident DJs and co-founders of Trance Nation – are treating us to an ‘Epic Night Out’ at Txoko in The Domain Bahrain as they set the mood for the main act and UK scene-ster Gareth Weston. It’s on from 9pm on the 36th floor and costs BD10 for gents or nothing for ladies (including welcome drinks). Call 1600 0000.
A brunch alternative Fri 12 The Friday lunchtime deal at Nirvana in The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa is dubbed ‘It’s Not a Brunch!’ It still means you can tuck into unlimited curries and grills alongside bottomless house beverages from noon to 3pm at BD22++ per person. Call 1758 9318
Making mosaics Fri 12 and Sat 13
Discover your talent for mosaic making with talented artist Faiza Saeed over a two-day weekend course at Riyadat Mall in A’Ali for BD80 per person. She’ll teach students the basics of the craft and you’ll get chance to make your own mosaics with her supervision. Call 1753 6092.
Passion lunch buffet Sat 13 A lunch buffet is served including the salad bar, main courses from the seven specialist kitchens, desserts, crepes, water and fruit juices. It’s on from noon to 4pm for BD7.8 inclusive while kids aged four to 12 can eat for BD4. Call 1363 2103.
Imari garden Sat 13
At Japanese restaurant, bar and lounge Imari in The Domain Bahrain free flowing hops or grapes accompany Chef Riichiro San’s favourite Izakaya style dishes (Japanese tapas) for BD23++ or BD17++ with soft drinks. It’s served from 5pm to 9pm. Call 1600 0333.