The five-day Emirates Airline Festival of Literature will run from Tuesday March 6 to Saturday March 10, featuring author seminars, talks, literary debates and an education day for kids, plus writing and cooking workshops. Larger events will take place at Dubai Cultural and Scientific Association in Al Mamzar, while the majority of talks and seminars will be held at the InterContinental in Festival City. See the website for a full schedule. (04 353 4002).

Sir Terry Wogan
The British broadcasting legend will kick things off on opening night with a walk down memory lane, providing anecdotes from his years in TV and radio.
From Dhs125. 8pm, Tuesday March 6. Dubai Cultural and Scientific Association, Al Mamzar (04 353 4002).

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