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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.

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