Bunk off work and head to Taste of Dubai or see Sir Bob
Time Out Dubai staff
Thursday, March 15
See Sir Bob perform at The Irish Village: Bob’s back in Dubai for his annual St Patrick’s Day sing-along. Expect a bit of blue language, plenty of daft hats and a great deal of drinking. Dhs120. 7pm. The Irish Village, The Aviation Club, Garhoud, www.timeouttickets.com
Be you ... but better! Style consultancy Image Factor is holding a two-day course called ‘A Brand Called You’ to help you sharpen your identity and encourage you to think of yourself as a ‘brand’. Includes use of the facilities, breakfast and lunch. Dhs2,388. 9am-5pm Thursday 15 to Friday 16. Desert Palm Hotel & Resort, Al Awir Road (050 953 2134).
Free relaxation session: Try a free 30-minute relaxation therapy session and receive advice about improving confidence and stress relief. Call for an appointment. Free. Noon-4pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Check out the Sikka Art Fair: This Bastakiya fair will focus on Emirati and local art. The event will also play host to music performances, food demonstrations, educational activities and an opportunity to watch local artists in residence. Until March 25. Free. 5pm-10pm. Bastakiya (04 384 2000).
Bunk off work and head to Taste of Dubai: Today is the first day of this three-day food festival where the city’s best restaurants will be showcasing their best dishes (and at affordable prices). Dhs75 on the door. 3pm-midnight. Taste of Dubai, Media City, www.timeouttickets.com