6 Great Events Happening This Week You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Because we like to keep you in the loop!

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The weekend is over but fear not, here are some cool goings on you can add to your diary. An excursion or two during the week is bound to make your week go that little bit faster.

HER by Matilde Gattoni

If you haven't been yet head to Gulf Photo Plus on Alserkal Avenue and check out this exhibition by photographer Matilde Gattoni. Over many years the French photographer has captured women from different parts of the world and through this exhibition she shares their stories. It has received some incredible reviews so far so this is definitely not one to miss.

Where: GPP - Askeral Avenue

When: It runs until October 1st

How much: Admission is free.


Italian Culinary Fest

This is the one we've been waiting for. Italy’s top Michelin starred chef’s are coming to Dubai for the 7th Italian World Cuisine Summit, an annual foodie extravaganza showcasing the finest in Italian cuisine and culture. Guests can look forward to live cooking classes and demonstrations at participating restaurants. The main events will take place at JW Marriott Marquis on November 1st and at The Address Montgomerie Dubai Golf Club on November 3rd.

Where: Different venues through out the city

When: 27th October - 5th November

How much: AED 200 (for JW Marriott Marquis event)

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International Cricket Series - Pakistan Vs England (2nd Test)

Watch these two great teams go head to head in the second of eight test matches. For more info and tickets prices check this site.

Where: International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Sports City

When: Finishes Monday 26th

How much: Price varies depending on ticket.


Sweets and Snacks Middle East

Two of our favourite things all bundled together for one big trade show...yes we're excited! The only trade show of it's kind in the Middle East this is a must for people in the trade...and for anyone with an interest in sweets or snacks! (We'll probably be first in the queue for this one).

Where: Dubai World Trade Centre Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

When: Tuesday, 27th - Thursday, 29th October 2015

How much: Free

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Dubai Laughter Factory

We're not that happy that Dubai Comedy Fest has ended after a hugely successful 10 days but this is sure to ease the pain! New comedians to the circuit are bound to have you in peels of laughter in no time.

Where: Different venue depending on the date

When: It runs until Thursday October 29th

How much: Tickets AED 140 - check this site for more details


Downtown Design

This is a seriously cool exhibition for those with an interest in design. Check out the latest in technology and design ideas for furniture, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, textiles and accessories. A must attend for interior designers, architects, collectors and anyone with an eye for design.

Where: The Venue, Downtown Dubai

When: Tuesday, 27th - Friday, 30th October 2015. Separate times for public and trade

How much: Free. Check out the website for more details


Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.