It’s time to be amazed by the explosive rhythm of Stomp, which mixes a unique combination of theatre, comedy and dance with all new, faster and funnier routines. Hailing from London, the famous stomp performers use everything from plastic bags, bin lids and even the kitchen sink to dazzle the audience. Catch it while you still can!
Prices start from Dhs195. Doors at 7pm. Until May 4. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.stompdubai.com (050 965 2424).
The Independent Schools Show
If you’re considering sending the kids to boarding school in the UK then don’t miss the Independent Schools show where you’ll have the chance to ask questions and meet with school heads and representatives from a range of schools including Strathallan, Roedean and Marlborough College.
Free when booked in advance or Dhs100 on the door. 12pm-5pm. May 2-3. Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, www.schoolsshow.co.uk (+44 203 301 0299).
Toddler calm workshop
If your toddlers are driving you to distraction, why not sign up for this four week Toddler Calm workshop at Just Kidding in Safa. The workshop will cover all things tricky about toddlers, everything from tantrums and sleeping to picky eating and lots more. Advance registration is required to attend.
Prices start from Dhs550 per family for Just Kidding customers. From 7pm-9pm. Just Kidding Safa Store, Safa 1, www.amyvogelaar.com (050 329 8208).
Paediatric First aid
Back by popular demand, this Paediatric First Aid Course covers everything you need to know about keeping your little ones safe. CPR for kids and babies, shock management, bandaging and splinting, illness and injury assessment are all covered plus day-to-day first aid skills which will set you up with everything you need to act with confidence in an emergency.
Dhs450. 9am-4pm. May 10. EYES Office, F42, Block 2A, Knowledge Village, www.eyes-me.com (04 446 5820).
The star of Jacqueline Wilson’s bestselling kid’s books of the same name, Hetty Feather, breezes into town from May 16th to entertain kids and parents of all ages and will be performing live on stage at DUCTAC for over a week, bringing her spirited adventures and drama to life as she transports mums, dads and kids back to Victorian histories.
Prices start from Dhs120. May16-24. Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, www.artforall.ae (04 341 4777).