Do a fashion course: Today kicks off 13 days of London College of Fashion Short Courses in Dubai. Industry experts are hosting courses including visual merchandising, fashion buying and starting your own label. Until February 15. For more info visit www.arts.ac.uk (050 915 0759).
Eat a Chinese feast: Try the all-Asian menu served at Lafayette Gourmet, created for the Year of the Horse. Prices vary. Daily 10am-10pm. Until February 7. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9933 ext 2394).
See For the Love of Art: Four galleries in Al Quoz participate in an intriguing new show under the umbrellla name ‘For the Love of Art.’ Etemad Gallery (04 347 0909), Gallery Ward (04 388 3204), Khak Gallery (056 975 0544), Total Arts (04 228 2888). 7pm. The Courtyard Area, Street 4b, Al Quoz.
Party hard at The Act: Kick off the week with a trip to The Act for a dose of theatrics. Free (reservations required). 9.30pm-3am. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 811 9900).
Learn to climb at Wafi Pyramids: Little thrill-seekers can get their kicks through learning to climb the professional indoor climbing wall at Wafi. The 13-metre-high wall has a number of different faces on which kids learn to climb and with a maximum of six kids per hour-long class, everyone gets supervision. From Dhs40 per person. Suitable for kids aged four and above. Advance booking essential. Pharaohs’ Club, Wafi, Oud Metha. Pharaohsclub@wafi.com (04 324 0000).