Families wanting to make the most of the UAE’s long hot summer with an array of premium activities are set to be well catered for atSharjah’s popular tourist and leisure destination.
Movies, music, and meal dealsform much of the fun taking place at Al Qasba up until the end of August. The premium attraction is hosting children’s film screenings, running restaurant promotions and holding musical workshops as part of its busy summer schedule.
"The summer months and long school vacation at this time of year mean that there is a strong demand for first class indoor entertainment to keep all family members happily occupied. As part of our commitment tobeing Sharjah’s leading leisure and family destination, Al Qasba has set up an interactive summer programme that has something for everyone. Our aim is to be the first choice for families to spend quality time with each other during the summer holidays,” said Sultan Mohammed Shattaf, Al Qasba Manager.
The movie sessions are taking place each Friday at Masrah Al Qasba Theatre, with parents and children able to enjoy three great animated family films. On July 28, the celluloid version of the Roald Dahl classic, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ will be shown to audiences, while ‘The Peanuts Movie’ will be entertaining mums, dads and little ones onAugust 11. The schedule concludes with ‘Storks,’ the animated adventure buddy comedy, which will be shown onAugust 25. All films will be screened in English, with Arabic subtitles available for The Peanuts Movie and Storks. Show times commence at 7:30pm, with tickets priced at AED 20.
Children wishing to try out their musical talents and learn new singing skills will be able to enroll at Furat Qaddouri Music Centre’s summer workshops. Taking place at the Masrah Al Qasba Theatre, a trio of three-hour workshops will be held during the next couple of months; the first on July 21, the second on August 4 and the third on August 18. Each three-hour long session, running from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, will involve choir singing workshopsand musical theatre acts. Tickets are priced at AED 60.All summer programme and workshop tickets are available at Al Qasba’s information desk.
Customers taking a trip on Al Qasba’s landmark Eye of the Emirates Ferris wheel up until the end of August will receive a special meal deal booklet that gives them anarray of discounts and special promotions at the destination’s popular restaurants and outlets, such as: Fenyal, BeitSetti, O' My Buns, Fish Corner, Nando's, and others.
Al Qasba plays host to an array of engaging family events throughout the year and summer is certainly no exception. Our July and August programme featuring film screenings, music tuition and dining deals is all part of our mission to deliver the very best entertainment at all times of the year; entertainment that will affirm Al Qasba as one of the most important visitor and tourist destinations in Sharjah,” added Shattaf.
Al Qasba features an array of state-of-the-art leisure and entertainment facilities and tourist attractions, including restaurants, cafés, the Kids Fun Zone, the Al Qasba Musical Fountain, the Eye of the Emirates Wheel, the Maraya Art Centre and two libraries, among other facilities that cater to visitorsof all ages.