5 things to do: Catch the final screenings of the A Hard Day's Night or get tickets for Taste of Abu Dhabi

Ellen Fortini Catch the final screenings of the A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil. The series focuses on the workforce, manufacturing and industry and ends this week with the 2008 short film The Solitary Life of Cranes and the 1990 feature film The Match Factory Girl. Tonight, 7pm, […]

Ellen Fortini

Catch the final screenings of the A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil. The series focuses on the workforce, manufacturing and industry and ends this week with the 2008 short film The Solitary Life of Cranes and the 1990 feature film The Match Factory Girl. Tonight, 7pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com

Get tickets now for Taste of Abu Dhabi. The food festival returns for its third year with a variety of gastronomical delights from some of the capital’s top restaurants, plus demonstrations by celebrity chefs, a cookery school and live entertainment. November 10 to 12, 4 to 11pm on November 10; noon to 11pm on November 11; noon to 10pm on November 12, from Dh65, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, www.tasteabudhabi.com

Register to take part in the Dubai Sports City 2016 Open Day and try an array of programmes, plus sports and entertainment facilities including cricket, football and golf and more. Coaches and fitness experts will also be on hand to demonstrate the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. Saturday, 9.30am to 1pm, ICC Academy, Sports Village, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, 04 448 1355, www.dsc.ae

Bask in the sun with views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain at The Burj Club’s rooftop pool and lounge and enjoy a two-course set lunch, signature mocktails, plush cabanas, lounge beds and coolers. Pool open 6am to 6pm; Lounge open noon to 10pm, from Dh195 for pool and lunch; from Dh115 for pool only, next to Burj Khalifa, The Burj Club, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, www.facebook.com/theburjclub

Apply to take part in Campus Art Dubai 5.0 Core. The intensive, free, six-month course for UAE-based writers, artists and creatives is aimed at facilitating a safe space for critical engagement and dialogue through bimonthly sessions, seminars, tutors and mentorship. This year’s theme is On Engagement: Rethinking Investment. Apply by September 15 at artdubai.ae/core/apply

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