5 to try: Family fun in March

Books, food, dance and more inspiration for family days out this month

Wednesday 5

Tap Dogs
All budding dancers should get along to see the ‘hottest show on legs’. Celebrating 18 years of global success Tap Dogs are back in Dubai bringing their show combining the spectacle of strength and power with the precision of tap dancing.
Prices from Dhs250. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Weds 5th-Sat 15th March. www.madinattheatre.com (04 366 6546).

Thursday 6

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
Children’s programme Calling all pirates and princesses to join Sarah McIntyre as she talks about her new book ‘You can’t scare a princess’. Kids can help her design a pirate and draw their own to take away with them.
Open to all ages. Dhs45 each. 4pm-5pm. Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City. www.emirateslitfest.com.

Tuesday 11

What the Ladybird heard.
Based on the celebrated picture book by Julia Donaldson, the award winning stage show is coming to Dubai. An ideal interactive show for kids aged three and up with live music, singa-longs, puppetry and more.
Centrepoint theatre, DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, March 11-15. www.ductac.org (04 304 2340).

Friday 14

A taste of Dubai.
Don’t miss the Kids Zone during a Taste of Dubai. With lots of activities for kids including dance and theatre, a live cooking station with celebrity chefs on hand to teach your kids how to make their favourite snacks and more.
Running from 13th-15th March. Dhs90 on the door or Dhs70 in advance for adults, kids under 12 enter free. www.tasteofdubaifestival.com.

Saturday 29

Make it a family day out at Dubai World
Cup General admission tickets to Dubai World Cup provide access to great grandstand seats with brilliant views across the track. Kids will love it, and mums and dads too!
General admission Dhs25 for adults. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Kids under 12 enter free.Meydan, Nad Al Sheba. www.dubairacingclub.com (04 327 2110).

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