5 things to do today in Dubai

Learn to throw clay or unwind at The H Dubai

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Things to do on August 11:

Relax at Shangri-La: The Spa at Shangri-La is offering special deals on Asian wellness massages throughout August. Buy one, get your second half price.
Prices vary. Until August 30. The Spa, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 450 2441).

Unwind at The H Dubai: In celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises, enjoy a ‘revitalising package’ featuring a foot ritual, body scrub and massage for Dhs525.
Until September 30. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).

Learn to throw clay: Learn the basic principles of wheel-thrown ceramics, from design through to glazing.
Dhs190-1,200 for packages. Ongoing. 6.30pm-9.30pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4777).

Listen to live music: Irish singer Róisín O has been compared to the likes of Joni Mitchell and Kate Bush. The talented singer has recently released her single ‘If You Got Love’.
Free. 10pm. Today only. McGettigan’s JLT, Bonnington Hotel, Cluster J, JLT (04 37 80800).

Family brunch at Al Bahou: Movie theatre, face painting, bouncy castle and a healthy menu for kids.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (French bubbly), Dhs95 (children under 13), free (children under six). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Jebel Ali, www.moevenpick-hotels.com (04 444 0000).

It is part of plans to introduce a teaching 'permit' by 2021

The popular beach club is opening later this year Bluewaters Island

Treble your tacos every Tuesday for Dhs27

The Play House features treats, cooking classes and more

Ladies get free drinks on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

The sleek new trains will be more spacious with a swankier design


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