5 things to do today: visit the newly opened Yas Mall or see a performance of Barmy Britain Part Two

Our daily round-up of things to do. See a performance of Barmy Britain Part Two, visit the newly opened Yas Mall, catch the final performance of Horqos and Trojan Women, attend the world premiere of Ibn Battuta: The Voyager of Islam I, and shop ethically sourced arts and crafts.
Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Yas Mall
Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Yas Mall

See a performance of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part Two. The Birmingham Stage Company presents a fast-paced journey through the highs, lows, bonkers and brutal moments in British history. Today, 4pm, from Dh100, ages 5+, Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, www.madinattheatre.com

Visit the newly opened Yas Mall on its inaugural weekend. Beats on the Beach performers will make appearances, plus there are plenty of food and retail outlets to visit, some of which are new to the capital and the UAE. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmall.com

Catch the final performance of Horqos and Trojan Women. Resuscitation Theatre presents two powerful one-act plays in which men make war and women suffer. Tonight, 8pm, suggested contributions of Dh75 for adults and Dh50 for students, The National Theatre, off 15th Street, between 2nd and 4th streets, Abu Dhabi, www.resuscitationtheatre.com

Attend Jordi Savall’s world premiere of Ibn Battuta: The Voyager of Islam I as part of the 2014-15 season of Abu Dhabi Classics. The show features 16 musicians playing traditional Arabic instruments as they take the audience on a musical journey following the travels of the 14th-century Arab traveller. Tonight, doors open at 7.30pm, concert starts at 8pm, from Dh200, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

Find ethically sourced arts and crafts made in the UAE and abroad through worthy causes at Marketeerzz. Today, from noon to 10pm, Town Centre Jumeirah, Dubai, info@marketeerzz.com

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Published: November 20, 2014 04:00 AM

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