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This amazing new show aims to inspire children to love theatre

This amazing new show aims to inspire children to love theatre

As an iconic children’s story hops onto the capital’s stage, we sit down with show producer David Hutchinson to chat about the challenges of adapting a classic from page to stage When it was published in 1995, Sam McBratney’s children’s …

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REVIEW: Why three blue men have universal appeal

REVIEW: Why three blue men have universal appeal

Three hairless men with blue heads who don’t speak the entire time they’re on stage… On paper it doesn’t exactly sound like the ingredients for a hit show. But nearly 30 years after a brainwave in New York was realised …

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15 reasons why you need to get outside before the heat is on

15 reasons why you need to get outside before the heat is on

It’s getting hot! But wait, summer’s not here just yet so there’s still time to make the most of the weather before the scorch arrives. Here’s how… We don’t mean to sound ominous, but whether you’re ready or not, summer is …

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Community called on to boost inclusion of people with autism

Community called on to boost inclusion of people with autism

As the community prepares to mark Autism Awareness Month, we look at why integration of people with autism is vital When educational programme Sesame Street announced its first character with autism recently, it marked a significant step for those affected by …

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One parent’s personal story of living with autism

One parent’s personal story of living with autism

Abu Dhabi resident Laura Deitz shares her personal experiences with autism When daughter Lily, now 4, was diagnosed, it was the hardest thing for her parents to hear. But Laura and her husband are determined not to let it take …

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Just welcomed a new baby? Here’s what to expect after birth

Just welcomed a new baby? Here’s what to expect after birth

So the stork has a special delivery? Here’s what to expect of your new arrival in the first 24 hours and beyond Becoming a parent is a daunting prospect. You bring home your bundle of joy and suddenly you’re responsible …

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Make mum feel special with these Mother’s Day suggestions

Make mum feel special with these Mother’s Day suggestions

With UAE Mother’s Day coming up on 21st March, we’ve scouted the best deals to give your mum a treat She looks after you, does your washing and makes sure you eat your vegetables – even when you’re all grown-up …

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WATCH: Six exercises to help your child unwind before bed

Discover the benefits of children’s yoga with these effective and calming exercises Whether it’s the result of technology or modernisation, there’s no doubt that today we live in a world where everyone’s in a rush, even our children. From shuffling between …

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These bright teens tackle the future and more at a school talk

These bright teens tackle the future and more at a school talk

 If children are the future, then we had better listen to what they have to say. That is exactly what an audience did at the recent TEDx Al Yasmina Academy event held at Al Forsan International Sports Resort. And it …

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The event that aims to grant the wishes of sick children

The event that aims to grant the wishes of sick children

A capital business organisation and charity have joined forces to spread some joy for children suffering from life-threatening illness in the UAE. Make-A-Wish UAE and the South African Business Council have partnered up to host a ladies-only event on 11th …

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