5th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Welcome to new members and welcome back to those who have recently returned to Dubai after the summer break.

We look forward to cooler weather and meeting up again.

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies

If you have any items for the newsletter please send to arladiesdubai@gmail.com

Membership Renewals

A gentle reminder about membership renewals for the year September 2021- August 2022, if you have not done this already.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Julia will be processing memberships and renewals at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am this month. Please bring a copy of your Emirates ID, or your passport.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

The Makers’ Market is back

ARTE is the UAE’s largest pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market. Find up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Entrance is free.

Studio One Hotel

Larte Italian Restaurant, in Studio One Hotel, has a new family brunch, every Friday starting 17th September. Or get the girls together for a ladies night on Tuesdays or pizza on Wednesdays.

RL Circles News

Several circles are restarting their activities this month. Others, such as mahjongg, cinema, uni mums and gardening will recommence in October.

Click here for Circles Calendar for September.

Quilters Circle

by Tasneem Chapati

Ranches Ladies Quilters are a group within Ranches Ladies who love creating with quilting, sewing and embroidery.

Monthly meetings are restarting on the third Sunday of the month, from 19th September. (There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters.)

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@arabianranchesladies

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Mondays at 10am, starting 19th September. The venue varies.

To find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

Art Circle

Roses by Nazreen

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month to discuss a book they have read over lunch.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed on Monday 20th September.

If you would like to join, please email Karen at You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Club meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The book for September is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed on Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Scottish Dancing Circle

Although the Scottish dancing circle led by Carole are keen to start dancing again, they have decided that it will not be possible to do this while following the current social distancing guidelines. They hope to start again once restrictions are eased.

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle previously met on the last Monday afternoon of the month (pre-COVID) to read and discuss poems on a particular theme. Due to some members leaving Dubai, they are now down in numbers. If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

Ideas for new circles

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

Any storytellers? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.


Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

SHAMMA Clinic Jumeira

20% off botox and fillers (including all medical services: general medicine, all dermatology and anti-aging, paediatrics and adolescent medicine, plastic surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, veins care and home health)

50% off laser hair removal and all facials (including all cosmetic procedures: body sculpting, body tightening, all nutrition and weight management and IBS support)
10c Villa 41 Jumeira, Behind Jumeira Beach Plaza Mall

Tel: 971 04 349 8800

Shop and Ship 2

Shop & Ship by Aramex – Couriers
Lifetime membership $5 instead of $45

SNASH – Car Cleaning
50% off first service and 35% off subsequent cleans
(excludes packages)
http://www.snash.ae – or book using their free app

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671


20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!