Photograph credit: Soho Beach

Our Guide To The Best Of What’s Happening In Dubai This Week

Looking to head out and about? Keep up with what’s happening in town with our roundup of the best events this week.

Sunday, 10th March: Six Nations at Pizza Express Live

Following a shocking loss to England, a thumping win versus Scotland and an unpredicted win versus Italy, hosts Ireland enter the fourth round of Six Nations, taking on France this Sunday. Catch all the live action at PizzaExpress Live from 7 pm, screening the match across its huge TV screens. They’ve got beverage deals available too, starting from Dhs 25. For reservations, contact 04 566 5722.

Photograph credit: Pizza Express Live

Monday, 11th March: Black Panther screening

Almost a year after its worldwide release, Marvel Studios’ smash hit Black Panther returns to the big screen at Urban Outdoor Cinema this Monday. The superhero film stormed the academy awards last month, bagging four Oscars and two nominations. Tickets cost Dhs 75. Screening begins at 7:30 pm.

Tuesday, 12th March: Tom Odell live

Six months into Caesars Palace Bluewaters establishment in Dubai and they’ve hosted phenomenal talents. This Tuesday, their entertainment venue, The Rotunda arena will be hosting British singing sensation Tom Odell for a live performance. He’s the man behind hits like “I Know,” “Can’t Pretend,” “Grow Old With Me” and “Another Love,” Tickets cost Dhs 250.

Wednesday, 13th March: Desert Night Run at Al Marmoom

Winter is coming to an end and The Desert Run at Al Marmoom is inviting fitness junkies for a final night run at Al Qudra desert. The run is available in 2.5km, 5km or 10km distances, spanning more than 40 hectares of shrubland, with views of the breathtaking lakes. The marathon begins at 7:30 pm. Click here for registrations.

Photograph credit: Desert Run at Al Marmoom

Thursday, 14th March: Laughter Factory

Laugh your way into Thursday with this month’s edition of The Laughter Factory at Movenpick JBR. Comedians in this edition’s roster include award-winning stand-up comedian Alasdair Becket-King, British comic Sarah Callaghan and funnyman Adam Bloom. Early bird tickets are currently available, costing Dhs 140 and regular tickets cost Dhs 160.

Friday, 15th March: elrow at Soho Beach

Ibiza’s outlandish party brand, elrow returns for a fun-fuelled party at Soho Beach this Friday. With a forest-style ‘El Bowsque Encantado’ theme, the party features sets by UK’s club scene champion Eats Everything, Ibiza regular Toni Varga and techno titan, George Privatti. For reservations, contact 052 433 3375 or email

Saturday, 16th March: St Patrick’s Day at McGettigan’s WTC

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and McGettigan’s is throwing a weekend-long celebration ahead of the big day next Sunday. Expect all-things Irish, with breakfast, beverages deals and live screening of Six Nations from 12-6 pm. For reservations, call 04 378 0800 or drop an email to