Four things to do in Abu Dhabi this Wednesday

Feast on cheese and grape, watch live sport and sign up for a quiz

Four things to do in Abu Dhabi this Wednesday

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Thinking of doing something different today? Here are three great options for you.

Limber up for an al fresco yoga class

Offering a new experience for yogis, Umm Al Emarat Park has launched a yoga season to offer twice-weekly outdoor yoga classes in the evening. Led by Neli Merris of Seven Wellness, the classes will feature a range of different techniques to rejuvenate the mind and body. Open to newcomers and more experienced yogis, the classes will be held in Umm Al Emarat park’s Wisdom Garden and participants can choose from single class options or signing up for a package. Classes take place every Sunday and Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm and cost Dhs60 for one class, Dhs149 for four, Dhs199 for eight and Dhs299 for sixteen. Participants must pay in cash on the day. Want to take part? You have to register online to book your place by visiting
Dhs10 (entry), Dhs60 (yoga class). Sun & Wed, 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. Umm Al Emarat Park, Al Mushrif,

Feast on cheese and grape at La Cava

La Cava is a hidden, underground bar in the Rosewood Abu Dhabi on Al Maryah Island and it ahs a great daily deal. The 7 Ate 9 event, held every night between 7pm and 9pm (get it?) offers you the chance to tuck into a wide selection of cheese and grape. Featuring more than 15 different types of grape (including red, white, pink and sparkling), the Dhs150 deal also gives you access to the incredible selection of cheeses. Whether your like your fromages a bit blue and smelly, mild and creamy, smoked or super sharp, you’ll find it all amongst this decadent spread. The spread features a range of crackers and breads, honeys, jams, seeds, nuts and dried fruits. Plus there’s a load of great antipasti including olives, artichokes, courgettes and numerous other vegetables. What more could you want?
Dhs150 per person. Daily, 7pm-9pm. La Cava, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).

Test your knowledge at Velocity’s Big Fat Quiz

Show off your smarts at Velocity’s weekly big fat quiz ( hosted by Radio 1’s Dane Swindells. Teams will have to tackle questions on topics including sport, current affairs, film, music and general knowledge for the chance to win great prizes including hotel stays, brunch packages, vouchers and more. Plus Velocity won Best Sports Bar at Time Out Abu Dhabi’s Music and Nightlife Awards 2018 so we know it’s worth checking out.
Free. Every Wed, 8pm. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7778).

Watch the Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is well underway and there has already been some great matches. Today it’s Fiji v Uruguay from 9.15am and there are plenty of places ( to watch the action. From great drink deals, delicious dishes and fun activities there are plenty of options for rugby fans in the capital who want to watch the match today, or any of the fixtures for the rest of the tournament.

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