5 things to do in Doha this week
Get busy from July 22-31 with French lessons and beach reads Discuss this article
Brush up on your French or learn the basics starting on July 23. France Express is a class for beginners to get the basics, while Parlons-nous! is a conversation class for more advanced students who want to practice their French.
Mon 23, Institut français de Doha, 135 Al Inshirah Street. Call 4493 0862
Get a beach read
Bring your old books and magazines and get something new to you at the Doha Mum’s monthly book swap. Mum’s and kids are welcome to stay for a chat, but you don’t have to have children to attend—all are welcome, as long as you come packing the literature.
Mon 23, Starbucks, Landmark Mall. For times and more information, email email@example.com
Head back in time every Wednesday until Ramadan, as the Irish Harp takes it back to the 60’s and 70’s with the best of retro tunes. Dress to impress (this may involve bellbottoms). Starts Wednesdays from 5pm onwards, entrance is free.
Wed 25, Irish Harp, Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel. Call 4485 4444
Have a laugh
Grab a giggle as The Laughter Factory returns! Bringing three comics straight from The Comedy Store in London, Shehrazad presents two hours of standup guffaws. Heckling not required, but deeply encouraged. Shows start at 8pm, QR120 per person, including one drink from the sponsors.
Mon 27, 28, Shehrazad, Radisson Blu Hotel Doha. Call 4428 1555
Do some yoga
Just because it’s summer time doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your deep breathing and ooomming. Yama Yoga keeps their classes going all summer long, with a full slate of all types of practices, as well as dance classes (we’re intrigued by their tango lessons), right through till September.
Mon 30, Yama Yoga Studios. For full schedule and prices, check out http://yamayogastudios.com
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