The early bird always gets the economical tickets and often the best seats, so while there’s still time for these events it will serve you well to book your places in advance.
The race that sees you literally come out in flying colours – The Colour Run – is on November 11 at Dubai Autodrome. The 5km run will see you get covered in colour (top right) as you sprint around the course; this year there’s also a Foam Zone that will spray you in bubbly lather. Participants can share their aspirations on the Dream Wall, snap selfies with giant unicorns and dance away to the beats of a DJ when they cross the finish line. Tickets, Dh140 are on sale at colorrun.ae and includes a participant kit with a limitededition Dream World Tour race shirt, embroidered headband, a temporary tattoo, welcome card, rainbow pencil and other goodies.
The hit gothic play Woman in Black has terrified West End audiences for 27 years; now it’s set to creep out Dubai theatre-goers from September
26-October 2 at the Madinat Theatre. Based on Susan Hill’s best-selling novel, the play that was adapted into a 2012 movie featuring Daniel Radcliffe is a chilling tale about a lawyer who is obsessed with a curse he believes has been cast on his family by the ghost of a woman dressed in black (right).
Christmas pantomimes have a way of being sold out before you can say ‘mistletoe’, so book your spots for H2 Production’s Snow White and the
Seven Dwarfs at Ductac from December 20-29. The show is aimed at kids and will enact the classic fairytale of the ebony-haired princess and her troupe of dwarfs through silly chorus singing, colourful costumes, catchy tunes and lots of comedy. Dh90 tickets after the early bird discount are on sale until September 31 at ductac.org.
British rock band Ocean Colour Scene (top left) perform at The Irish Village on November 9. The band that’s famous for nineties hit The Riverboat Song, will be touching down in Dubai as part of the Moseley Shoals Tour. Tickets, Dh165 on sale at theirishvillage.com.