Six sensational events in Bahrain to head to this weekend

There’s lots going on in the Kingdom this Friday and Saturday

Six sensational events in Bahrain to head to this weekend

Planning your weekend is never easy, whether you’ve got kids or you’re on the hunt for the best nightlife the Kingdom has to offer.

This Friday (November 8) and Saturday (November 9) are set to be rammed to the rafters with top events, with the return of both the Bahrain Fort sound and light show and the annual Sea Festival, and a special Wizkid concert.

Here we’ve rounded up all of the best things to do, no matter what you’re after this weekend.

Five-hour brunch
Darts fans, or people who think four hours just isn’t enough for brunch (who?), this one’s for you. Bahrain’s British Club will be throwing a special brunch this weekend featuring three world-famous darts players. You’ll get the chance to go head-to-head with them and buy signed memorabilia as you enjoy a huge buffet.
BHD30. Fri Nov 8 6pm-11pm. Ahmed Ali Kanoo Avenue, Umm Al Hassam (1772 8245).

Japanese doll making workshop
Keep your kids entertained this Saturday by taking them to the Bahrain National Museum’s doll making workshop. They’ll learn all about the history of dolls in Japan, and make their own in felt and other materials.
BHD3. Sat Nov 9 11am. Bahrain National Museum, Manama (1729 8777).

Rock festival

If you’re more of a fan of Queen than Queen Bey, make you get tickets for the Dilmun Club’s rock festival Dilstock this Saturday. You’ll enjoy tribute bands to classic artists like The Rolling Stones and U2 and can rock out until the early hours.
BHD15 (adults), BHD8 (children). Fri Nov 8 3pm-late. The Dilmun Club, Road 7115, Saar (3319 2820).

Sea festival

Bahrain’s sea festival is back for another year on Marassi beach and it’s set to be better than ever. The event will run from 3pm till 11pm on both Friday and Saturday, and you can expect paddle boarding, jet skis, dhow painting and fish stilt walkers like last year.
BHD2. Nov 7-16. Sun-Wed 4pm-10pm; Thu-Sat 3pm-11pm. Marassi Beach,

Sound and light show

This brilliant sound and light show at the Bahrain Fort is always a knock-out success. Learn about the history of Bahrain with this fascinating and educational event, which is available in English and Arabic.
Every Tue, Thu & Fri 6pm-8pm. Qal’at Al Bahrain, Qalah (1756 7171).

Wizkid concert
Billboard Music Award-winning artist Wizkid is heading to Coral Bay on Friday, and it’s set to be an awesome event. The all-day party will see the singer songwriter, who previously collaborated with Drake, perform songs from his latest album.
BHD20 (presale), BHD25 (on the door), BHD250 (VIP table). Fri Nov 8 3pm-1am. Coral Bay, Road 2407, Manama (3695 0077).

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