Black Pearl Halloween Party

Ahoy, me hearties! This Halloween, the haunted pirate ship, the Black Pearl sets sail from Bushido Lounge, creaking through the waves of the deep moonlit ocean. Come aboard and join the motley crew as you voyage across the seven seas for a night of ghostly pirate shenanigans. Navigating the evening’s entertainment will be the ship’s resident DJ, Albert-L who will be playing a selection of popular shanties to move them sea-legs to. DJ Albert-L has been DJing across the seas for over a decade in Mauritius, Paris, Dubai, Doha and now Bahrain, where he has been impressing guests at Bushido’s nightlife events.

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He is well known for adding a sensual and ethnic vibe to energetic tunes, playing an eclectic mix of electro, Latino and world music beats, perfectly in tune with the vibrant lounge music that guests are known to expect from the Buddha-Bar universe. Avast ye won’t want to miss the special shipwreck fire show as you weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen with the Jolly Roger in flight for a shipshape shindig! Dress to impress as there’s a free drink waiting for guests arriving in themed Halloween dress.

GO: Black Pearl Halloween Party takes place on October 30 from 10pm until late. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Free entry and free pirate accessories for all. VIP Table reservations are also available. Call 1758 3555 for bookings and more information.

The Werewolves of London

In the spooky 1978 song by the late, great Warren Zevon, The Werewolves of London, Zevon sings: “I saw a Werewolf drinking a Pina Colada at Trader Vic’s, his hair was perfect.” The retro rock song which has since been covered several times, spent six weeks in the US music chart and featured Fleetwood Mac’s bassist John McVie and drummer Mick Fleetwood.

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This Halloween, Trader Vic’s is calling all werewolves to come in and enjoy a special Halloween range of Pina Coladas Trader Vic’s style… even better if your hair is perfect, as Zevon’s vision is recreated, in the haunted Mai Tai Lounge bathed in the shine of the silver moon. It’s going to be a howling night (pun intended!).

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GO: The Halloween-themed Mai Tai Lounge event takes place on October 31 from 7pm. Halloween fancy dress welcome. Free entry for all. A special Halloween menu and beverages will be available. Call 1758 6555 for bookings and more information.

Meisei Mayhem

If it’s party and socialising that you want throughout October then Meisei restaurant has you covered! On October 8, German saxophone player Aneta Moran will enthrall the crowd with her infectious improvisation on a variety of tracks. Aneta is best known in Dublin as the resident live sax player from the Morgan Bar Hotel. She has made a huge impact on the Irish house music scene and has worked In collaboration with like-minded DJs, percussionists and musicians, to bring a new kind of clubbing experience to Ireland. Aneta’s sound will be a vivid and one-of-a-kind pairing with Meisei’s resident DJ, DJ Salime , who will be playing the very best in soulful, jazzy, deep, dirty and upfront house. On October 29, get ready for a live improv music and DJ set as Rosie Langley, a classically trained violinist, with a reputation for invigorating performances, takes to the stage.

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Rosie is a freelance musician based in London who, since graduating, has performed in many different groups for a vast range of performers and clients as a session musician on violin and vocals. She enjoys playing in different styles, from folk and country to pop and classical, as part of a rock band, a classical quartet or playing electric violin to contemporary music. Rosie is sure to offer distinctive, rich sounds for your Halloween evening. Both events run from 9.30pm to 1am.

GO Visit: www.meiseirestaurant.com or call 1700 7770 for bookings and more information.

Sporting Lines

Graphic designers, art lovers, and sports fans – listen up! A brand new illustrated drawing exhibition will run at InTouch Gallery from October 7, displaying the work of artist Tejbir Singh, whose illustrations depict lively sports action scenes. Created with pen, ink and pastels, and all hand drawn, Tejbir’s work takes inspiration from his love of sports. This collection, curated by Stafford & Sharabi art consultants, shows different sports that are practiced and played in Bahrain as well as some international games too.

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There are action snapshots from football, basketball, volleyball, handball, tennis, cricket, hockey, ice hockey, Thai boxing, and horse riding, to name but a few of the sports being highlighted. An architect by profession, Tejbir has been working with leading consultancies in Bahrain since 1998. He has been drawing since a very young age and has focused mostly on depicting Historical buildings/houses and Cultural sites in Bahrain. Lately he has decided to explore figural studies, specifically with sports action imagery. These images fit well in InTouch due to the nature of the Clinic and it’s focus on Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation.

GO: The framed illustrated drawings will be on display and available for sale, for two months. Call 3887 2057 or 1769 0100 for more information.

BBBF Poppy Ball

The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) in conjunction with the British Business Association (BBA) will hold its Poppy Ball on November 6 at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain. Join in the celebrations with VIP guests – The Chelsea Pensioners – and enjoy a seated buffet dinner followed by dancing the night away as a DJ spins the tunes. Charities taking part this year include The Chelsea Pensioners & Poppy Scotland Appeal, and The Mother and Child Welfare Bahrain.

A formal dress code is required. Tickets are BD30 per person for both members and non-members, and are available for purchase from the following outlets: British Club Reception, The Bookcase in Budaiya, and Bahrain Rugby Football Club in Saar.

bouquet-of-poppies-1415784540_49GO: Call 1781 3488 or email bbbfevents@batelco.com.bh for reservations and more information

Golf For Charity

This month, get involved with two awesome golfing events at the Royal Golf Club. On October 8 it’s the 10th annual Think Pink Charity Golf Day where Lady golfers are invited to compete in an 18-hole Texas Scramble competition on the Montgomerie championship course, teeing off with an 8:30am shotgun start. The men’s 9-hole tournament will be played under floodlights on the back 9 holes of the Montgomerie championship course, teeing off at 6pm. The two ladies tournaments will be rounded off with a lunch and prize-giving ceremony in the Club’s stunning Majlis function room.

On October 17 it’s the Ladies Captain Charity Golf Tournament in support of the palm Association. The inaugural tournament will raise funds for the Palm Association, a well-known Bahrain-based charity run by women and providing assistance such as food parcels, educational sponsorship and home improvements for Bahraini women and children. The event will tee off with a 12.30pm shotgun start and will be followed by a poolside barbecue, raffle and prize-giving ceremony. The tournament costs BD15 per person inclusive of green fee and barbecue and is open to all. Go on, tee off for a good cause!

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GO: Call 1775 0777 or email golfevents@ theroyalgolfclub.com to book your place in support of these worthwhile charity events.