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Posted On: 15 August 2021 10:00 am
Updated On: 14 August 2021 12:05 pm

Things to do in Doha: 15-21 August, 2021

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Do you love to take part in events in Qatar? Check out our listing and see which of these events interest you. Our Things To Do article comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit!

Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 6 August. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.

As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.

15 August 2021

Dishes On The Wall Workshop by Qatar Visual Art Center

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Image Credit: Qatar Visual Arts Center

Do you love everything about pottery? Learn the art of making pottery, the technique, the process, and the tools needed for it in this workshop by artist Easfi Issa Al Hadidi. Registration is required.


  • Location: Katara Cultural Village - Building number 19
  • Date: 15 August 2021
  • Instagram: @qatarvisualart
  • Website: Summer Programs 2021

    Until 21 August 2021

    Young Adults' Virtual Summer Camp

    Things to do in Doha: 8-14 August, 2021
    Image Credit: QNL

    Check out this exciting event for young adults from the Qatar National Library (QNL). Your kids will definitely enjoy this event as there are many activities lined up for them. Register for the one of your liking below.


    Until 29 August 2021

    EcoKids Online by Flower Each Spring

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    Image Credit: Flower Each Spring

    FES EcoKids Online is an international weekly virtual session for children during the summer. Different topics relating to sustainability will be held during the sessions at 6 pm on Sundays. Please note that they will send you a ZOOM joining link to your email address on the same day of the session.


    • Location: This event will be held via Zoom every Sunday. Register to get a Zoom joining link.
    • Date: 8 August 2021 - 29 August 2021
    • Time: 06:00 pm
    • Phone: +974 3000 6078
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Instagram: @flowereachspring


    The Things We Leave Behind Exhibition

    The Things We Leave Behind Exhibition
    Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

    Do you love art? Explore the vivid colours and experience the story that American artist Paul Valentine wants to tell us in this virtual exhibition by Katara Cultural Village. Do share this event with your friends and family!


    Until 1 September 2021

    Seagrass Tales, Dugong Trails

    Things to do in Doha: 18 July - 24 July, 2021
    Image Credit: NMOQ / ILQ Staff

    Do you know all about Dugongs in Qatar and other fun facts? The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) in collaboration with ExxonMobil Research Qatar (EMRQ) is currently running an exhibition on Dugongs. This exhibition introduces these amazing creatures and their habitat through fun facts and interactive exhibits. You will also get to learn about the important work of scientists studying Dugongs in Qatar and how we can protect them and their environment through both science and everyday actions. Check out why you shouldn't miss NMoQ's Dugong exhibition!


    Until 2 September 2021

    YOC Photography Exchange: Call for Photograph Submissions

    This event is an open call to all American nationals who are currently living in Qatar or have recently visited the country, to submit their own photographs along the theme: QATARI LANDSCAPE AND ENVIRONMENTALISM. The aim of this exhibition is to focus on the changing Qatari landscape, wildlife, and the initiatives that are in place to convert this.

    Participants must submit their own photographs taken in Qatar. Click here for more information.

    Things to know:

    • Age: 18 years and above
    • Location: Qatar
    • Submission Type: Online submissions via email to [email protected]
    • Deadline for Submissions: Sep 2, 2021
    • Exhibition Scheduled Estimate: Tentatively November – December 2021


    Until 15 September 2021

    Katara Beach Water Sports

    Katara Beach Water Sports
    Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

    Enjoy water sports with your family and friends at Katara Beach until 15 September 2021. What are some of your favourite water sports to do in Qatar?


    • Location: Katara Beach
    • Date: Until 15 September 2021
    • Time: 03:30 am - 11:00 pm
    • Phone: +974 5544 9862
    • Instagram: @kataraqatar

    Until 15 September 2021

    Mal Lawal 3 - Celebrating collectors in our community

    Mal Lawal 3 - Celebrating collectors in our community
    Image Credit: NMOQ

    If you love museums and exhibitions, you're going to love this one too! Mal Lawal, in this edition, features 26 collectors and a variety of objects, including manuscripts, weapons, maps, coins, heritage items, jewellery, clothing, vintage cars, and more. Are you excited?


    • Location: National Museum of Qatar
    • Date: 18 June 2021 - 15 September 2021
    • Time: Saturday to Thursday: 09:00 am – 07:00 pm, Friday: 1.30 pm – 07:00 pm
    • Phone: +974 4452 5555
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Website:

    Until 31 December 2021

    Virtual Exhibition: Women of the pandemic

    Virtual Exhibition: Women of the pandemic
    Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

    Love looking at art and works of artists? In this virtual exhibition, hosted by Katara Cultural Village, get to view the works of various artists under the title - 'Women of the pandemic'. This is a collaboration between female Qatari and American artists.


      Which of these will you be definitely doing this week? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!