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Posted On: 18 August 2019 03:27 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:04 pm

Events in Qatar: August 18 - August 25, 2019

Khadiza Begum
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You're probably looking for stuff to enjoy over the week ahead! Our weekly Things To Do in Doha feature helps you discover popular local events from categories like fashion, music, food, entertainment, exhibition and much more.

Our listing comes out every Sunday, so be sure to keep following ILQ for events updates and information! And, if you want more, visit

August 19, 2019

Kids Basic Quilling Workshop by Spare Time Creations


Join for a fun-filled art and craft afternoon. An exciting activity for the children during the summer vacations. Learn the basic techniques of Paper Quilling and give color form to your artistic ideas.

Event Details:

Location: Fraser Suites West Bay Doha
Date: 19 August 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 23, 2019

The Hamilton International School

To create an awareness about the largest school theater in Doha, The Hamilton International School is arranging some musical theater workshops where the guests will discover how fun and amazing it is to be a part of a real theater production!
Whether you sing regularly, have never sung before or perhaps think you can’t, join the event for a fun hour to learn about your voice, discover what it can do and sing a song. You’ll be surprised what you can do and have a great time.

The event will have an external vendor – Gotta Sing, from the UK. The team consists of Greg a Musical Director in the West End for the London Palladium pantomimes and Joanne an experienced ex BBC live program editor/producer along with theatre production experience. This duo will teach our children and families to sing within hours producing an amazing “musical theatre cabaret’ performance inaugurating the Hamilton Theatre and providing hours of fun and entertainment for the whole family.
School Tours, food stalls and activities for children will also be available.

Workshop 1: Introduction to singing/why it’s good for you/how anyone can sing/singing exercises and finding your voice –tailored to accommodate all ages and finishing with singing a song.

Workshop 2: Elements of putting on a show –soloists, ensemble, musicians, stage crew – vocal warm-up, finding or making a prop or costume ready for……

Workshop 3: A 'performance' of a song with a ‘role’ for everyone as outlined in workshop 2 so everyone can be involved regardless of age or ability.

Event details:

Location: The Hamilton International School
Date: 23 August 2019
Time: 2 pm - 6 pm

Until August 23, 2019

Summer Entertainment City 2019 at DECC

Summer Entertainment City 2019 at DECC

Looking for some fun during the summer? Here's your chance as Summer Entertainment City has reopened only for you. It has the biggest indoor VR & Gaming zone, over 85 activities & 45 food options along with 50+ retail shops, for the whole family under one roof! So don't miss out and let's have fun like there's no tomorrow!

Event Details:

Location: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
Date: 9 August 2019 - 23 August 2019
Time: Saturday to Wednesday - 13:30 pm to 23:00 pm, Thursday and Friday- 13:00 pm to 23:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: Regular Entry: QR 15
Gold Pass: QR 165
Gaming Pass QR 165
Season Pass QR 999
Gaming Season Pass QR 1,250
More info available at

August 19, 2019

QEW Complimentary Drop in at Elite Medical Center

QEW Complimentary Drop in at Elite Medical Center

QEW is hosting a complimentary drop-in every Monday in order to support mothers in the community. Come along to discuss any concerns about your baby as they have a Paediatric Doctor on hand to address your concerns or simply for a chat and meet other mummies like you!

Event Details:

Location: Elite Medical Centre
Date: 19 August 2019
Time: 09:30 am - 11:00 am
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!
Phone: 4496 0960

Every Friday

Shanghai Club's ultimate Sunset Brunch

Your weekend fun cannot be completed without having a delightful brunch. And if you are on the hunt of a 360 enriching dining experience, head over to Shanghai Club's ultimate Sunset Brunch. With an elevation of 162.3 meters above the ground, on the 43rd level, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the city’s beautiful landscape, a wide and tasty variety of authentic Asian cuisine.


Location: JW Marriott Marquis City Centre, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, Doha
Timings for the Sunset Brunch: every Friday (3 pm to 6:30 pm)
Price: QR 360 (unlimited food and beverages)
Phone (for reservations): +974 4429 5295

Until September 6, 2019

Al Markhiya Gallery Exhibition


If you love going to exhibitions then this one is a must-visit. The exhibition features over 10 artists each with their own unique take on the 50x50 exhibition. The exhibition is happening at Katara Art Center, Building 5 until 6th September.

Event Details:

Location: Katara Art Center, Building 5
Date: 16 July 2019 - 6 September 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed, it's free!

Until September 17, 2019

Lego Festival 2019 at Doha Festival City

Lego Festival 2019 at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination is hosting the first of its kind LEGO Festival running until 17 September 2019. The festival features six LEGO activities in 4 different zones spread across Festival City and has a variety of experiences from creative brick building to instructed challenges and physical activations for visitors to engage with.
Don't forget to tag #LEGOAtFestivalCity for a chance to be featured in their social media channels! To know more about this festival, click HERE.

Location: Doha Festival City
Date: 30 July - 17 September 2019
Time: 02:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!

Until December 28, 2020

Weekly Ladies Only Night at Oxygen Park


Get a chance to meet ladies of your interest. Qatar Foundation has started a ladies only night in Oxygen Park that will run every Monday night from 6 pm – 10 pm! The park will be secured as a ladies-only environment during this time, women will be able to walk in the cooled air-conditioned walkways and there will be some free to join sports activities for women!

Event Details:

Location: Oxygen Park، Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Date: 15 July 2019 - 28 December 2020
Time: 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Phone: 44540000
Email: [email protected]

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