Ramadan At Al Serkal Avenue

May 07,2018

This Ramadan Al Serkal Avenue is organizing an unforgettable experience with activities, exhibitions, pop-up iftars, 101 workshops, film screenings and more taking place across our galleries and creative concepts. OPEN TENT by CHI-KA will offer a Japanese-Middle East fusion iftar experience in warehouse 46. 101 workshops will take place each Monday, giving visitors the chance to interact with our community through free workshops, classes, trainings, or guided visits. The popular Alserkal Lates will return every Wednesday during Ramadan, from 8PM – 11PM, with tours starting from Nadi Al Quoz at 8.30PM.


Full programme:


Sunset – 10PM | Warehouse 46

OPEN TENT by CHI-KA is back at Alserkal Avenue. This year CHI-KA has teamed up with Swiss-born chef Michael Fessler to create a culinary concept that brings together Japanese and Middle-Eastern cuisine. Yamanote, Dubai’s first Japanese bakery, will sit alongside neighbouring speciality coffee roastery Night Jar, and Mirzam Chocolate Makers, in a setting surrounded by minimalist decor, bonsai gardens, calligraphy murals, and live oud. Book at opentent@chikaspace.com


Tawlet Souk El Tayeb at INKED | 18-24 May | 6.30-11.30PM

Tawlet is a "mom’s kitchen and table” concept where cooks from different regions of Lebanon will be sharing dishes drawing from their own history, traditions, and hometown flavours. Two sittings daily from 18-24 May. Book at www.inked.ae


Alserkal Lates | Every Wednesday | 8-11PM

Our galleries and creative concepts will stay open late every Wednesday


Night tours | Every Wednesday | 8:30PM

Tour the current exhibitions and meet the entrepreneurs behind the creative businesses in the Avenue. Meeting point: Outside of Nadi Al Quoz


Curated trail | 30 May | 8:30PM

Join art writer Laura Egerton on a curated trail around the contemporary art galleries. Learn more about the current shows from the people who run the spaces and get a new perspective on the pieces on view. Register at rsvp@alserkalavenue.ae.


101 Workshops | Every Monday | 8PM

Discover the Avenue in a new way with our latest community programme, 101 Workshops. During Ramadan, 101 workshops will take place weekly and give visitors a chance to interact with our community through free workshops, classes, trainings, or guided visits. Each 101 workshop takes place in the community members’ respective spaces.


21 May: Mirzam Chocolate Makers | Cocoa & Coffee: Tasting Beans

Ever wanted to truly understand the words 'single origin'? Join the teams from Zero 4 Coffee and Mirzam Chocolate for a group workshop focused on understanding more about biodiversity, flavour development and how tasting is far more delicious than eating. Zero 4 sources interesting coffee beans from across the world for Mirzam's coffee counter.


28 May: Techarc | Virtual Reality (VR)


4 June: Gulf Photo Plus | Creative DIY Lighting Workshop

Think outside the box and get creative using alternative lighting techniques with Gulf Photo Plus - whether you wield a smartphone, a DSLR, or a mirrorless camera. Light your subject in innovative ways using desk lamps, LED lights, and projectors. Brighten up your images with glow-in-the-dark paints, colored gels, and vibrant backgrounds to produce otherworldly portraits.


11 June: CHI-KA | Design your own kimono-abaya


Nadi Nights Pop-up Stores | Daily | Open until 11PM

Nadi Al Quoz will be taken over by homegrown boutiques and brands offering their unique products.


Red Paw Foundation adoption days | Every Saturday | 4-11PM

Warehouse 82 We’re teaming up with the Red Paw Foundation to host an adoption day for pets.


Community space timings

A4 Space | 10AM – 4PM (Wednesdays until 11PM | Fridays closed) Nadi Al Quoz | 10AM – 11PM (daily)


For further info visit http://alserkalavenue.ae