Things to do: March 1-7

Ed Sheeran, show jumping, dragon boating and more things to do Discuss this article

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Top show jumping
Watch the greatest horse riders in the world compete for sporting glory with a six-day spectacular of show jumping, dressage, vaulting and endurance, as well as para-dressage for the very first time at Al Shaqab. With the exceptional facilities on site to complement the world class show jumping, the event is one to mark on the calendar. Tickets are available at Al Shaqab, Garafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan
March 2-7. Highway, Education City (4482 5703).

Ed Sheeran
The musical maestro who has had numerous hits around the globe comes to Doha for one night only (please have a look at our Hot Seat with him on page 14). The event is a sell-out and promises to be one of the biggest musical events in Doha in 2015. Famed for hits such as The A Team, Sing and Thinking Out Loud and for collaborations with music stars such as Pharrell Williams and Taylor Swift, everyone will be able to sing along with the man from Suffolk.
March 3. Qatar National Convention Center, Al Gharafa (3340 5808).

Chill Out
The Grand Regal hotel is hosting one evening only with DJ Denise Saez at Chill Out. She has travelled the world and performed at some of the biggest clubs, playing her brand of progressive and electro-house music. So if this hits the right beat for you then don’t miss it. Over 21s only.
March 5. QR100 men, free entrance ladies, 5pm-9pm, Grand Regal, Ras Abu Abboud, Old Al Ghanim (4409 4444).

Aquabike championships
The aquabike championships come to Doha, with serious speed in four categories: ski men, ski ladies, ski together and freestyle and is open to the public to watch. For more information, email at the Qatar Marine Sports Federation.
March 5-6. Corniche, in front of the Msheireb Enrichment Centre.

Enter the Dragons
Have a look at our feature on the Doha Dragons boating team in this month’s issue (pp32-33). The public is free to join the team and learn more about the sport at the Grand Hyatt beach. As well as chances to get in the boat and row with the team, there is also food, drink, games and music to add more fun to the occasion. It is on from 9am-4pm and you can come at any time during the day. To find out more, visit
March 6. Free entry, Grand Hyatt beach, West Bay Lagoon.

Time Out Doha,

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