• Come along to our ExpatWoman Big Day Out

    Come along to our ExpatWoman Big Day Out, a fun day out for the whole family!

    Saturday January 25th
    Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, opposite Arabian Ranches
    10.30am - 4.30pm

    Big Day Out
    Spend the day with the family and bring your friends along too. We have exciting stalls selling jewellery, trinkets, clothing and so much more. There are fun activities planned for both young and old to ensure that the Big Day Out is the best day out for you and your family.

    Kids’ entertainment, Petting Zoo, A visit from the Tooth Fairy, a Challenge Polo Match and so much more!

    Tooth Fairy

    Polo Match

    Tooth fairy Dubaidubai polo match
    All the little girls and boys will have a chance to meet the beautiful Tooth Fairy and find out where all their baby teeth go. She will regale them with tales, spoil them with presents and enlighten their little imaginations. 
    If you have never seen a polo match before- this is the time. Featuring  some of the best male and female Polo players in the country. They will battle it out on the polo field for the big trophy at the end.

    Petting Zoo

    petting zoo dubai

    This year you and the little ones can meet some of the cutest little animals. They can say hi to tortoises and bunny rabbits, among other cute critters. Lots of fun and great photo ops too!

    Make it a day out, with all day refreshments & bar available.
    Bring your friends and family – IT’S FREE ENTRY! 

    We're so excited about our Big Day Out and what will be on offer for you so let's take a closer look at some of the stalls and companies that will be there and what else is happening... there's hundreds of stalls to visit!


    Infiniti Dubai Discover the Infiniti line up Infiniti of Arabian Automobiles can’t wait to be part of the  Big Day Out on 25th December. Come join us on our  Infiniti platform as we have lots of very interesting activities  that will keep you and your entire family entertained. We  will also have our entire Infiniti line up available for you to  discover. 


    Meet local author Alexander McnabbAlex McnabbAlexander McNabb has been working in, living in and travelling around the Middle East for over 25 years. Formerly a journalist, editor and magazine publisher, today he spends his time advising companies on their communications strategies and he is a critically acclaimed author having published his first novel Olives - A Violent Romance to rave reviews (we've read it)

     Olives – A Violent Romance, a serious work that explores the attitudes, perceptions and conflicts of the Middle East, exposing a European sensibility to the strange and multi-layered world of life on the borders of Palestine. 

    This was followed by Beirut – An Explosive Thriller, which launched in December 2012. His third Middle East based novel, Shemlan – A Deadly Tragedy was published in 2013.

    Come and meet Alexander and get your copy of one (or all) of his books signed. 

    Balloon Adventures
    Get a bird’s eye view as only a few have seen it into the heart of the untouched desert with its uninterrupted desert vistas and rolling red dunes. Rising early for a sunrise flight affords us breath taking views as we watch the sun creep over the horizon creating spectacular visual images over the dunes below.The cool and serene morning ambience adds to the experience as we float along the air currents to where ever they may take us.

    We will pick you up from one of our meeting points and transfer you out to the desert, where you'll enjoy a one hour flight floating across the dunes while the sun rises up to greet us. Once we've touched down, enjoyed some cold refreshments and you have collected your flight certificate from the pilot, we then head back into town where you will be dropped off and ready to enjoy the rest of your day. We may encounter wandering camels, spot gazelles & Oryx that roam the Conservation area, or maybe even meet up with falconers or farmers as we land, so don't forget your camera.

    Come and see us at the Big Day Out to find out more and enter to win flights for 2 passengers worth 1990AED!


    Soccerkids Dubai
    Soccerkids Dubai

    Established in 2002, Soccerkids Dubai is currently one of the largest soccer coaching academies in the UAE and teaches all across the Emirates. We endeavour to bring together all races, ages, abilities and genders together to enjoy the globe's favourite pastime.
    We place an emphasis on team play and enjoyment ensuring every child fulfils their potential, takes part in the sessions but above most of all has fun while doing so.

    Mediclinic cityMediclinic City Hospital

    Mediclinic City Hospital is a state-of-the-art healthcare facility, which has continued to dominate Dubai’s healthcare landscape in terms of the quality of its medical staff, the breadth of services it offers and the standard of equipment it operates. Phone +971 4 435 9999

    The Brain WorkshopThe Brain WorkshopWe are lining up loads of activities for all ages. Try our memory game, play a mental tic tac toe , or use your visualization skills to remember a list of words in forward or backward. Math anyone? well not just any math, add, find the difference or multiply while being timed and working on beat. And especially for the little ones, assemble a puzzle and find the answers to the hidden questions, if none of this is appealing enough, there’s always the giveaways and free assessment raffle draw. You can also pick up our brochure or chat with our team about our unique Brain Training program that helps children and adults enhance their mental abilities, overcome learning struggles, and achieve their goals in school or at work. There’s something for everyone in the family, for younger ones, older ones and we haven’t forgotten mums and dads too so make sure you stop by. See you on November 23rd.

    BR Medical Suites
    B R Medical Suites

    B R Medical Suites is a patent-focused, state-of-the-art specialist consultation and day surgery centre. With world renowned super specialists from Germany, UK, USA, Greece, Spain, Australia and India in several areas including ENT, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Andrology, Urology, Gynaecology, Vascular and laparoscopic surgery, child development/behavioural paediatrics, physiotherapy, dentistry, anesthesiology and pain medicine, the focus is on great patient experience, quick recovery times and maximizing comfort for the patient.

    Star internationalStar International School, Umm Sheif

    A 3 – 18 School
    ‘ASPIRE TO ACHIEVE’
    Our school encourages individuals to reach their full potential and inspires them to create their own future. We develop a sense of pride and belonging to nurture all members of our community so that they feel valued and prepared to meet the challenges of the ever changing world.

    ABVC PetsABVC pets
    ABVC Pet's Necessities would like to welcome you to pet some of the cutest little animals. Say hi to tortoises, brush small ponies and meet other cute critters. Lots of fun and great photo ops too!

    Hair WorksHairWorks
    Creating the best hair cut and style you have always dreamed of is our number one priority for every client who walks through the doors of any of our HairWorks hair salons. Our staff pride themselves on their expertise and experience coupled with a keen eye for what’s hot ensuring our reputation for outstanding contemporary hair cut and hairstyles remains.  With hairdressers trained to the highest standards oozing talent, flair and creativity HairWorks hair are ready and waiting to give you the best hair cut and hair style you’ve ever had!


    Dr Michael's Dental ClinicDr. Michael's Dental Clinic
    For almost 17 years, Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic continues to deliver excellent oral healthcare services throughout the UAE. We provide the most advanced up to date dental equipment and services in our multispecialty dental clinics for all the family! Our mission is to develop long-term relationships with our patients and to ensure distinguished service through personalized, honest, ethical and informed care. Our vision is to become the leading dental health provider in the Middle East. Visit us today at our stand to have all your dental questions answered.

    Diamo and the boxDiamo Group and The Box

    Diamo Group and The Box work in partnership to provide relocation, removal and storage solutions. Diamo Group looks after all relocations and International moves, ensuring a stress-free transition to your new life abroad, while The Box provide local moves and bespoke storage solutions throughout the UAE ensuring all of your personal items are well looked after.

    GlobaleyeGlobaleye
    Globaleye (established in 1999) are an independent Financial Planning firm who provide unbiased business solutions to both Corporate and Private Clients. Globaleye now have in excess of 8000 clients worldwide.
    In recognition of our distinct business model and innovative, client based approach, Globaleye has recently won the title of 'Personal Lines Broker of the Year' in both the Gulf Insurance Review Awards and Policy Magazine’s Middle East Insurance Awards.

    British EmbassyBritish Embassy Dubai / Abu Dhabi
    Members of the Dubai and Abu Dhabi consular teams will be on hand to answer all your Embassy related queries. So if you’re new or old to the UAE and have questions about local laws and customs, the kind of help the Embassy is able to provide or how to navigate the new Gov.uk website, come along to the British Embassy stall and meet the team.”

    Home MaidsHome Maids
    We would like to welcome you to HOME MAIDS, the premier house cleaning service in Dubai. In the course of time, we have honed our skills and studied our customers to learn what you expect from your housekeeper. Our experience and dedication is the cornerstone of our success and we are honored and pleased you have chosen us. We will provide you expert cleaning service and at the same time give you back your freedom to enjoy personal time alone, play and learn with the kids or quality moments with that special someone. We are excited about the opportunity to work for you and take great pride in guaranteeing your 100% satisfaction.

    StokkeStokkeOur vision “In the best interest of the child”, is the cornerstone of our product innovation, development, and production. Each Stokke product is developed to stimulate the child's ongoing development through their ability to allow the bond between parent and child to grow through strong visual contact and interaction.


    Energetic Panacea Veterinary Clinic is located, directly on the Al Wasl Road in Jumeriah 2. Energetic Panacea Clinic offers Holistic Veterinary Medicine as well as Conventional treatments and surgeries and is home to the only purpose built and approved Canine Hydrotherapy Pool in the UAE. Everyone at Energetic Panacea Clinic is committed to provide you with the very best in pet healthcare.
    Our team brings a wealth of experiences to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualifications. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. We are committed to provide personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet and their owners. We also provide a Pet grooming service, dog training, Petsitting, Emergency services, Housecall and Pet Taxi services as well as having a kennels and cattery at the clinic and a pet shop.

    Also featuring exciting activities from… Carfax Private Tutors, Drs. Nicolas & Asp, First Glass, Gladstone Morgan Ltd, Goldfish Photography, Hairworks, Kids Island Nursery, Kinderville, Nord Anglia International School, Once Only Jewellery, Beaconhouse… and so much more!

    CRAFTERS


    We have, once again, invited Dubai's crafters to take part in the ExpatWoman Festive Family Fair. We are excited to showcase the talents of Dubai's biggest enthusiasts. Crafters are really passionate about their products as most make and design their own saleable items. This year we would like to invite you to participate!! Please email events@expatwoman.com and become one of our crafters!

    Here is a list of the fabulous crafters already participating... 


    Atelier AniseAtelier Anaise

    A brand new creative venture in Dubai offering a wonderful selection of beautiful and colourful beaded jewellery, textile items made from linens, velvets and handprinted fabrics and handmade cards for all occasions. A special addition of items for the Family Fair, perfect for the Festive Season.

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/atelier-ana%C3%AFse/441796892603365?ref=ts&fref=ts

    Barbara Moerl-WeidigBarbara Moerl-Weidig

    Here is one of my paintings I will exhibit. All paintings are painted in an contemporary realism and abstract style. I am a German artist, living in Dubai since 10 years, member of DIAC and have done a lot of exhibitions all over Dubai and Europe.

    Croxe DubaiCroxé Dubai
    Croxé Dubai/Barcelona is about unique and timeless designer-jewellery pieces that will never go unnoticed.

    Each jewel has a story... just like every person!
    We love the beauty of each handcrafted piece as much as we adore delivering the full Croxé experience in events & social media. To learn more about our world, check www.croxe.com. See you there!

    Croxé Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CROXE

    DecomajDecomajAt Decomaj we make unique pieces of decor for any space in your home,each piece is made with love to suit your home needs ,all pieces can be personalised as per your taste.
    Names,Photos and dates can be added to make one of a kind piece for you and your loved ones.

    KukiKuki

    At Kuki we create handmade cards, personalised home crafts and children's gifts.
    We create products that have been made with care using quality materials at affordable prices but that also mean something too. We offer several standard designs but can also personalise items to each customers requirement.

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/kukidubai

    LulaBeauLulaBeau Dubai

    Everything that i sell has been handmade by myself with a great attention to detail. I make decorations and soft furnishings for the home with the majority for children. These items include cushions, bunting, novelty shapes and letters and can be personalised. The items that i sell are ideal for a special gift or something just a little more unique.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/LulaBeau-Dubai/396055893849740

    NeRaNeRa

    NeRa offers handmade ethnic products and personal fashion accessories with rich colors and delicate patterns. Our products are craft based, contemporary and affordable. We blend traditional crafts with sophisticated designs to bring aesthetic and exclusive products. Our products are manufactured by skilled work force with traditional techniques and contemporary designs, offers comfort and reassurance in terms of sustainability with quality.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nera/137461383084044

    Nill Ahasse JewelleryNILL AHASSE JEWELLERY
    Nill Ahasse Jewellery is about hand crafted jewellery. Including wire wrapping and bead work. Also all pieces are one of a kind. However, if you would like a particular design with a different colour I would be more than happy to make it for you. Thank you.

    To see more of the designs please follow Nill Ahasse Jewellery on
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nill.ahassa
    Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/421719952577427347/Website: http://www.nillahassejewellery.com/

    Scrappy DooScrappy Doo Fripperies & Ephemera

    Homemade, handmade paper crafts including scrapbook photo albums, memory keepers, decoupage birdhouses, wreaths, paper jewellery, Christmas decorations and more... lovingly hand- crafted in Dubai. Perfect for gifts or to treat yourself! Great, original ideas for birthdays, weddings, festive occasions and more! Personalised orders can also be made with names, colour themes etc. Come and say hello!

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScrappyDooFripperiesEphemera

    Sculpting 3DSculpting 3D
    Www.sculpting3ddubai.com. A unique memento for any parent. Capture a moment in time, by taking a direct impression of your child's hands and feet in an artistic 3 dimensional form.


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