The holy month is here and so is the weekend, so what’s going on over the next few days?
Thursday 17th May
Gather your friends and test your knowledge with questions covering a wide range of specialist subjects that will have you racking your brain. Just remember to leave your smartphone in your pocket and that a funny team name is always a bonus. Free. Heroes, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Hamdan Street. 8pm. Contact: 02 616 6132, crowneplaza.com/abudhabi
Spoil yourself on the first day of Ramadan and take a trip to the iftar in the sky. With a spread filled with traditional fare and refreshments, you can enjoy the view of the sun setting over the city before breaking your fast with family or friends. AED 320++++. St Regis Abu Dhabi, Corniche West. 7pm-10pm. Contact: 02 694 4553, stregisabudhabi.com
Friday 18th May
Explore the Islamic culture and customs of Ramadan by taking in the work of 25 renowned international artists who have shared their perception of the spirit of the holy month. Free. Abu Dhabi Art Hub, The Mall at The World Trade Center, Hamdan Street. 10am-10pm. Contact: 055 550 9640, adah.ae
Saturday 19th May
Enjoy an early morning workout with a run at Yas Mall to take on a distance between 1.5km and 5km with iTrainSaturdays, where you can join other fitness fanatics for some exercise away from the summer sun. Free. Yas Mall, Yas Island. 8am. Visit: facebook.com/itrainabudhabi/
It’s all eyes on the UK on Saturday as two huge events take over the screens. First up, the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be gathering global attention before the FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United brings the English football season to a close. Catch the footie action for free at Blu Sky Lounge and Grill, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street. From 12.30pm. Kick-off 8.15pm. Contact: 02 818 4888, tsogosun.com
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a free film screening for all the family to enjoy. You can watch a fully restored edition of the 1978 classic Superman and see Christopher Reeve in his most iconic role. Free, but registration required. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. 11am. Visit: cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com
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