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7 brilliant things to do in Abu Dhabi this January


06-January-2021

Make the most of winter, grab the kids and explore this great city of ours and do some great activities

Explore international theatre

 

Inua Ellams

 

 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

 

BSAK

 

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: registrar@britishschool.sch.ae

 

 Desert Soul Retreat

 

Arabian Nights

 

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

 

UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi

 

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

 

A thousand ways

 

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

 

BSAK

 

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.

 

To register, email: registrar@britishschool.sch.ae. For more information about the award-winning school, visit britishschool.sch.ae

 

 

Time to tee off

 

 

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

 

 

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