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Posted On: 27 November 2016 02:22 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Things To Do in Doha This Week: November 27 - December 4

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We have exciting events lined up for you this week! From musical performances to film festivals, football matches, Christmas fairs and markets, and more! We've got you covered! Stay tuned for our events list coming out next week as well. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information!

November 27 Sunday - December 4 Sunday

Handel's Messiah - Baroque in Qatar 2016 — Tuesday and Wednesdaymessiah_poster.jpg

The beloved holiday tradition continues! Now in its 5th year, the Qatar Concert Choir's annual performance of Messiah at DESS and the Anglican Centre, brings Handel's masterwork to Doha once more.

Conducted by Giovanni Pasini, Qatar Concert Choir (previously known as the Doha Bach Choir), Doha Baroque Ensemble, and four top international soloists, combine in two seasonal concerts that will thrill all discerning music lovers.

These performances sell out year after year, so be sure to buy your tickets today!

Vocal soloists:
Lauren Armishaw
David de Winter
Benjamin Williamson
Simon Robinson

Tuesday November 29, 2016 7:30pm - Doha English Speaking School (DESS), Al Fajr Street (

Wednesday November 30, 2016 7:30pm - The Anglican Center Doha (

Ticket purchase: At the door/Online
Price: QR100
Venue: Doha English Speaking School (DESS)
Time: 7:30 pm
Visit their website for more details:

Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Wednesday

Come and enjoy the cycling, running and walking facilities at Losail International Circuit!

Dates: Every Wednesday

30 November
7 December
14 December
21 December
28 December

Timings: 17:00 – 20:30
Gates Open at 16:45
Latest entry for walkers: 19:45
Latest entry for cyclists: 20:00

Car Park Area: Inside the Circuit next to the Paddock Restaurant Parking
Registration: Inside the Circuit in the Pit Garage 21
Free Water at the Paddock cafeteria

Coming soon - Annual Sports Day Access Card - QR100/season

Please note, the above schedule is subject to last minute track bookings. Contact us on the day you wish to attend to ensure that the track is open.


Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.

Runners and walkers use the track in a clockwise direction on the outside of the track, between the blue line and fence. No crossing of the track is permitted without the safety marshal's permission.

All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track.

Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 5:00 pm
Visit their website for more details:

Ajyal Youth Film Festival — Wednesday-Monday

A very warm welcome to the fourth edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival!

It’s time once again for some of the best cinema from around the world for film lovers of all ages. There’s an exciting focus on films made right here in Qatar, excellent examples of animation, short films for children as young as the age of four; drama, comedy, and eye-opening documentaries for serious film fans. You won’t want to miss it!

Ticket Purchase: Shops/Online
Venue: Katara Cultural Village
Time: 7:00 pm

Noir’s One Year Anniversary — Thursday

You're invited to celebrate our one year anniversary on Thursday, December 1st 2016.

Put on your blazers and gowns and join them in the VIP area with free entry and free flowing bubbly. Make sure you are the best dressed and don't turn up too late for the ball, as only the first 80 best dressed people will be eligible!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Venue: Noir Lounge & Club, Melia Doha, West Bay, Doha, Qatar.
Time: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Visit their website for more details:
RSVP: [email protected] or contact 55961414.

2nd Chance Christmas Fair — Friday

Bring the whole family along for a magical party guaranteed to get you in the 'Christmas Spirit'!

Children are welcome to come along in festive fancy dress!

All proceeds will help raise urgently needed funds to feed 200+ rescued dogs and cats and to contribute towards the facility maintenance cost.


- Christmas Market Stalls featuring Handmade Arts/Crafts & more
- Visit Santa's Grotto and take a 'Santa Selfie'!
- Children's Bouncy Castle and Face Painting
- Amazing Raffle Prizes
- Children's Entertainment - Festive fun and games
- Book Sales ... And much more!

Price: Adults QR50, Children (under 10) QR25
Ticket purchase: At the door
Venue: Parkview Pet Center, Al-Hidaya St.,30 - Madinat Khalifa North, Doha
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contact: [email protected]or call 44171560, 44171561, 44171562

Katara QatART Handmade Market — Friday

Handmade Market that offers a wide variety of handicrafts from Qatar-based makers of art, craft, and design.

Come support their creative community, pick up unique products and get inspired!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free!
Venue: Katara Art Studios Courtyard - Building 19
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visit their website for more details:

QBICpreneur's Festival — Saturday

You are cordially invited to join us in the celebrations and activities of the 2016 QBICpreneur’s Festival. Be a part of the event & support QBIC’s seventh wave of local entrepreneurs compete and pitch for a chance to join QBIC family.

Price: It’s free!
Venue: QBIC-New Industrial Area, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What events will you be attending this week? Comment below!