8 things to do this weekend

Celebrating all things Irish, the festival of lights and geek chic gaming

8 things to do this weekend

The Rocky Horror Show
Thu 23
The British Club is hosting The Rocky Horror Tribute Show – a live tribute to the music, followed by a themed party. Doors open at 7.30pm and it’s BD18 for members or BD20 for guests.
Call 1772 8245

Festival of lights
Thu 23
The ancient Hindu celebration of Diwali (also known as the ‘festival of lights’) is being marked at Rasoi Indian restaurant in Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef. From 6pm to 11pm, enjoy a special set menu for BD15 net per person alongside the live performances by the Ghazal band.
Call 1711 1999.

Spice up your Diwali
Thu 23 and Fri 24
Spices Restaurant is hosting a special Diwali Dhamaka weekend. Head out to enjoy a Bollywood DJ and host, quizzes, giveaways and much more. It’s BD10++ per night or BD20 net for the weekend.
Call 1753 1122

Games, comics and cos-play
Fri 24 and Sat 25

The annual IGN Convention is every gamer, comic book lover or movie fans paradise. This year the event is at the Bahrain International Circuit with a bunch of cool celebrities, the world’s newest games and consoles, and plenty of other entertainment like a sumo suit content. Tickets are BD7 for a one-day pass or BD12 for the weekend.
Visit www.ignconvention.com

All things Irish
Thu 23, Fri 24 and Sat 25
To celebrate everything that’s great about Ireland, the Bahrain Irish Society has teamed up with the Arabian Celts GAA Club and Bahrain Rugby Football Club to host the ‘Bahrain Irish Festival’. This full weekend of activities celebrates Irish sport and culture through events involving hurling and gaelic football, followed by a performance by one of Europe’s best U2 tribute bands and a post-tournament breakfast / official closing ceremony at JJ’s Irish Restaurant.
For more information email membership@bahrainirishsociety.com.

Miami vibe
Fri 24
Mövenpick Bahrain is bringing the east coast Miami vibe to Bahrain for their American festival. This themed brunch is making a statement by saying it’s ‘the only time it’s acceptable to wear white after labour day’. It’s BD31 net including access to a pool party from 4pm to 8pm. Separately, entrance for the party costs BD10 net plus one free drink, and there’s a best couple’s swim suit competition.
Call 1746 0000

The Dragon pool party
Fri 24
Jose Padilla is bringing Ibiza to our island at The Dragon Hotel, supported by DJs Damian D’Costa and Liam Farrell. This pool party runs from 4pm to 11pm. Pre-sale tickets are BD10.
Call 6667 8666

Celebrate Diwali
Fri 24
Award-winning Indian restaurant It’s Mirchi is celebrating Diwali at the Ramee international Hotel with some live music and a lavish dinner buffet from 7pm to midnight.
Call 3838 1615

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