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Where great minds gather

February 4 - 10, 2015

THE kingdom’s artists and musicians are celebrating the recent launch of Bahrain’s one-of-a-kind art space aimed at inspiring local talent to create, share ideas and collaborate with one another, writes Mai Al Khatib-Camille.

GulfWeeklyBookClub – in association with The Bookcase

February 4 - 10, 2015

BOOK OF THE WEEK with Linda Jennings. Kew on a Plate with Raymond Blanc, Raymond Blanc, ISBN 9781472224378 (Headline) BD13.900  for Gulf Weekly Book Club members
THE best dish on Raymond’s menu, according to Raymond, is the ‘one that’s in season’.
In this unique TV series and book, Raymond Blanc and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have created a stunning Kitchen Garden at Kew to showcase the heritage and botany of our favourite plants as well as uncover their growing and cooking secrets.

A walk for man’s best friend

February 4 - 10, 2015

ANIMAL lovers from across the kingdom embarked on a fundraising excursion in the desert as the annual Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) dog walk managed to raise more than BD5,000 for the shelter, writes Kristian Harrison.

On a mission to clean-up

February 4 - 10, 2015

Leading bug-busting company Reza Hygiene Bahrain has secured a ‘major order’ to help keep one of the kingdom’s busiest malls spotlessly clean.

Help for freezing refugees

February 4 - 10, 2015

A SUPPLY of much-needed supplies for desperate Syrians who have fled their war-torn country will be winging their way to camps in Lebanon thanks to an inspired community effort.

Hitting the right notes

February 4 - 10, 2015

YOUNG musicians from across the Middle East hit the high notes and nailed the right beats as they put their talents to the test in competition this week.