It's the weekend, and we're here to save you from the clutches of indecision by giving you all the best events happening around the city. You're welcome.
The Movie Night
The award-winning drama The Teacher by acclaimed British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi is now showing in cinemas across the UAE. Follow the gripping story of a Palestinian schoolteacher torn between his dedication to political resistance, a budding romance with volunteer worker Lisa, and his heartfelt support for his student Adam. With its compelling narrative and powerful performances, The Teacher is a must-watch this weekend for a deeply moving cinematic experience.
The Comic Con Weekend
Geek your heart out at the region's largest pop culture festival, Middle East Film and Comic Con, happening from February 9th to 11th in Abu Dhabi. This year's edition features an exciting lineup of celebrity guests including Iñaki Godoy, James and Oliver Phelps, Pom Klementieff, and Frank Welker, to name just a few. With a wide range of activities such as cosplay, community panels, fan screenings, gaming, art, and entertainment, there's something for everyone at MEFCC. Don't miss out on this epic celebration of film, TV, sci-fi, anime, manga, gaming, comics, and collectibles!
The Sunday Roast
For all you British expats in Dubai craving a taste of home, indulge in the ultimate Sunday tradition at The Guild with their Sunday Roast, happening every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. As a prominent culinary destination in DIFC, The Guild aims to claim the title of Dubai's Best Roast, serving up delectable dishes that are sure to make you feel right at home.
The Self-Care Saturday
Take a well-deserved break and prioritize your self-care with a deeply invigorating 90-minute CBD Massage at the Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental in Abu Dhabi. This sensory experience incorporates therapeutic oils infused with CBD, offering a unique blend of relaxation and rejuvenation. Choose from sound therapy, crystal healing, or bamboo techniques, personalized to your preferences after an initial consultation to ensure the perfect treatment for you — you deserve it!
The Sweetheart Workshop
As Valentine's Day approaches, why not opt for a sweet adventure at Rise Bakehouse's Mini Sweetheart Cake Decorating workshops? Held on the 10th, this session promises a delightful blend of creativity and sweetness, perfect for Valentine's and Galentine's celebrations. Located in Rise Bakehouse's Studio in Al Quoz, book your spot now for a hands-on experience led by expert bakers, where you'll craft edible masterpieces that radiate love.