An award-winning poet, performer, playwright, graphic artist, and designer, Inua returns to the theme of migration in his work, exploring his own life experiences and wider global and political questions. Borders & Crossings is an opportunity to get to know Inua and hear some of his poetic and dramatic work on this theme, live and online from London.
Free. From 7-10 January. For more information, visit Public Theatre
BSAK Open GCSE Open Evening
Discover the British School Al Khubairat (BSAK), an award-winning Secondary School and what’s on offer for Year 10 in Abu Dhabi. On 13 January, you will have the opportunity to meet the school’s leadership teams, students and teachers and learn more about the school’s outstanding results, extensive co-curricular and welcoming community.
To register, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Desert Soul Retreat
Head to the Arabian Night Village on 14 January where a soul-filling experience promises to disconnect you from the busy city life and reconnect you with yourself and nature. Here is your chance to be in silence with yourself and get to hear what your soul is calling for.
For more information visit innerseeduae.com
UFC is back
The next Fight Island takes place on 16 January when featherweight contenders Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar meet. On 20 January, Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will be fighting, followed by Irish man Conor McGregor who, on 23 January, will be fighting Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, which was confirmed by UFC president Dana White on social media.
600 Highwaymen’s A Thousand Ways (Part One): A Phone Call
Missed out on participating in A Thousand Ways (co-commissioned by The Arts Center) or interested in re-experiencing the piece? Here’s your chance! Discover a new connection in a poetic work presented by award-winning theater artists 600 HIGHWAYMEN at The Public Theater in New York.
Runs till 17 January.For more information, visit Public Theatre
BSAK Sixth Form, Meet the Team
Discover the British School Al Khubairat (BSAK), an award-winning Secondary School and what’s on offer for Year 12 in Abu Dhabi. On 20 January, you will have the opportunity to meet the school’s leadership teams, students and teachers and learn more about the school’s outstanding results, extensive co-curricular and welcoming community.
The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship are back on 21-24 January. The annual golf tournament is where the world’s best golfers compete for the Falcon Trophy. Held at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Some names competing this year include Major Champions Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas, among others.
For more information visit abudhabichampionship.com