x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Five things to do today: Enjoy indoor sports and take a pottery class

Our daily round-up of things to do in the UAE. See the exhibition Victims of War and take the kids to Sharjah Heritage Museum.

Child Tent at the Victims of War exhibition. Courtesy Pro Art Gallery Hermoine Macura
Child Tent at the Victims of War exhibition. Courtesy Pro Art Gallery Hermoine Macura

see the photography exhibition Victims of War by the Australian TV news anchor Hermoine Macura, who documents Syrian refugees – particularly children and the elderly, the most vulnerable groups in war zones – and their tales of hardship, sorrow, torture and some persecution. Opens today at 7pm, Pro Art Gallery, Palm Strip Shopping Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, www.proartuae.com

enjoy a night of funk, breaks and hip-hop played by some of the industry’s best-known DJs. Tonight, the electronic music DJ Krafty Kuts and Cirque du Soir bring you a night of entertainment and great music. Doors open at 10pm, free entry, 21+ only, Fairmont Hotel, Dubai, 056 115 4507

take a class with Abu Dhabi Pottery and learn to throw on the potter’s wheel, hand-building, glazing and various types of firing. When you buy four sessions, get a fifth session free. Near Khalidiya Park, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabipottery.com, 02 666 7079

celebrate Haq Al Laila at Sharjah Heritage Museum, where kids can enjoy designing and creating bags that will then be filled with sweets. From 10am, free, Sharjah
Heritage Museum, Sharjah Heritage Area, www.sharjahmuseums.ae, 06 568 0006, register at families@sharjahmuseums.ae

enjoy your favourite sports indoors during the hot summer at Dubai Sports World. A pro-standard, air-conditioned arena will feature football, basketball, fitness, rugby, volleyball, tennis, cricket and more. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.dubaisportsworld.ae

 

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