Big name concerts and sporting action across the Middle East this month
Time Out Bahrain staff
Peter Pan October 1-9, Qatar National Convention Centre, Education City, Qatar
Watch acrobats, stuntmen, musicians and more putting on a spectacular, family-friendly adaptation of Peter Pan. Watch Peter face his adversary Captain Hook and also see the best-known characters in the show, with a trendy and eclectic music score as well. It’s free entry for children aged three and under. From BD19.5. Tickets www.tickets.virginmegastore.me.
IPC World Championships October 21-31, Qatar Sports Club, West Bay, Qatar
The best para-athletes on the planet will by vying to claim gold medals at the International Paralympic Committee’s World Championships, the second biggest event on the sporting body’s calendar after the Paralympics. Well-known competitors such as Jonnie Peacock MBE and Hannah Cockroft will be present. From free-BD10. Tickets www.q-tickets.com (+974 5019 7485).
Mark Ronson & Labrinth October 22, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE
In case you missed Mark Ronson’s visit to the region earlier this year, you get another chance to hear his DJ set. The award-winning DJ and producer will be joined this time around by UK artist Labrinth, actual name Timothy McKenzie, to make it double the stars for your money. They are both playing at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club at the Green Grooves concert, and will be joined by many other artists. From BD20 (+971 02 558 8990).
Fashion Forward Season Six October 22-25, Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, UAE
If you’re a fashionista, this is a must! The latest collections from local and international designers are on show, as well as exclusive items available for shoppers. There will be a range of pop-up stores and catwalk shows. Register online, www.fashionorward.ae.
Sensation Dubai October 30, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, UAE
Dubai is hosting the globally recognised outdoor dance event Sensation. Martin Solveig will be playing. The electro DJ and producer is well-known for the single ‘Hello’. He’s joined by DJ Mr White, aptly named as the dress code for the evening is white. Also playing is Belgian DJ Yves V, Dutch artist Quintino and Dutch house music band East & Young. From BD43, www.sensation.com/cities/dubai.
Take That October 30, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai, UAE
Three of the Take That guys are in town. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald are set to bring their live show to Dubai for the first time. They will be singing many of their hits, recent and not-so-recent, and there’s a good chance it will also include some pretty cool props. From BD30, www.doneevents.com (+971 04 439 0900).