Thursday, June 28
Take a break (without leaving Dubai): Head to the Hilton in Deira for a gourmet getaway, with a four-course dinner for two at Table 9 by Nick and Scott, and an overnight stay (including breakfast) at the hotel.
Dhs999 per couple. Sun-Fri 6.30pm-midnight. Until November 30. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).
Get involved in the Dubai Chamber Action 8s Cricket Cup: Teams will battle it out over six consecutive Thursday evenings in this highly competitive men’s league.
Dhs350 (individual), Dhs2,800 (team). 7pm-1am. Until August 2. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 447 2394).
Rock out with Nervecell: The UAE’s third best-selling act in history stop off for a heavy metal gig on home turf midway through their international tour.
Dhs50. 7.30pm. Ratsky 3, Holiday Inn Express, Bur Dubai (050 453 9727).
Sing happy birthday to Loaded: Award-winning indie club night Loaded celebrates its first anniversary with an epic across-the-decades theme, from the ’60s to the noughties, and free short drinks every hour.
Free. 9pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Peter Hook recreates The Haçienda: New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is joined by Graeme Park in a tribute to the legendary Manchester nightclub.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).