What is the craic for the weekend: 21.07

We know it is hard to keep track of everything going on at the weekend, specially during summertime with the festivals, parties and summer events. Not to worry, I can help with that!

 

TO DANCE

Weiss + Lee Walker Free Party – The Wright Venue

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You want to go dance on Friday night in a cool club with your friends but neither of you want to spend much money? Well, the Dublin’s largest night club will be hosting a free* party full of house and tech music to make you dance all night long. Have a look at the line-up!

WEISS (TOOLROOM)
LEE WALKER (DEFECTED)

Support
Jade
Adam Judge & Kayleigh Glynn

Friday (22.07) – from: 10:30 pm

*Free Entry: Until 11:00 pm        

Concession List: Until 12:00 am                                                                                                    

(For everyone who shares the event on Facebook and posts WEISS & LEE WALKER / FREE PARTY on its Facebook page)

€15 after 12:00 am

The Wright Venue – South Quarter, Swords, Dublin 

oo2 “You can dance if you want to” Fewture & Joel all night – Fundraiser

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Another choice to shake your body out and do it for a good cause is the Fundraising Party that will take place in the basement of the South William club and will provide you with loads of electronic music. The money raised with the event will be support Dina who is going on a two week Google International Volunteer Expedition to Nicaragua with 13 more Googlers this October. “Her awesome project aims to help solve the problem of lack of support for youth entrepreneurial skills in rural communities of northern Nicaragua”. Dina might have some surprises for you at the party as well!

You can contribute with a donation and Google will double it!

Friday (22.07) – from: 9:00 pm to 3:00 am

Djs
Fewture 
South William – 52 South William Street, Dublin 2

Latin Fever + Salsa classes1934205_956218824456568_2146092729951750243_n

You have always thought of learning a hot, sensual and sexy Latin dance but never knew how? In the River bar you can have free Salsa classes on Fridays and also enjoy an amazing night with  DJ’s, dancers, animators, drums and shows! Don’t worry, the teachers are great and you will not be the only beginner, trust me.

Pints, bottles and shot from €3!

Fridays – from 9pm    

Free salsa class at 9.30 pm

Free Entry

River Bar, 1 Burgh Quay, O’Connell Bridge House, Dublin 1

Disco É Cultura

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This one’s for those of you who love discovering new musical styles! Bernard Shaw, one of the most alternative venues in Dublin will have DJs Jeremy Murphy and t-woc playing their unique set which is the result of their trips around the world to dig for undiscovered rhythms. Their influences include Brazilian, Latin American, Afro & Caribbean music.                                                                                                                                    It sounds great for a Sunday evening along with some drinks and hopefully sunshine!

Sunday (24.07) – from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Free Entry

Bernard Shaw – 11 Richmond Street, Dublin 2

LIVE MUSIC

Little Green Cars

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If you are fan of Little Green Cars you can’t miss their concert in Dublin this Saturday. The Irish band will be playing their lovely songs in Iveagh Gardens from 6:00 pm.

Saturday (23.07) – from 6:00 pm
Tickets:€33 
Iveagh Garden – Clonmel Street, Dublin 2

SUMMER EVENTS

98FM’s Big Slide Home with HB Ice Cream

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If you heard about it and still don’t believe it’s Dublin, I am here to confirm this very exciting event! Dublin’s 98FM is bringing you the Big Slide Home with HB Ice Cream & Dublin County Council!

In the first event of its kind in Ireland, a 260ft waterslide will be constructed in Dublin City Centre on Winetavern Street (near Christchurch Cathedral). The inflatable slide will run from the arch of the Cathedral down the hill and will provide you with a unique experience.  Put your swimsuit on and enjoy! I will not miss that!

 

Saturday (23.07) – from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sunday (24.07) – from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Wristbands aren’t for sale.Wannabe sliders will need to stay tuned to 98FM and following a cue to listen, be ready for action to go online and register for their wristbands.They also have wristbands up for grabs on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 Winetavern Street, Wood Quay, Dublin

Wild Air Run – 5K Inflatable Course

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Just looking for some fun? I am sure this will be a lot of fun! Malahide Castle will receive Wild Air Run, the Ireland’s first ever 5k inflatable obstacle course and you don’t have to be a child to enjoy it!

Book your ticket in advance!

Saturday (23.07) and Sunday (24.07) – from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm 

Tickets: €28.50 (adults) and €16.50 (children)                                             https://www.wildairrun.com/

Malahide Castle, Co Dublin

FESTIVALS

 The Festival of Curiosity

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Curious about it? Well, The Festival of Curiosity is an international festival that celebrates science, arts, design and technology.

“From curiosity carnivals & urban escapes, to night cycles and sea swims, to interactive installations & dancing in the dark, to escaping to virtual realities or taking curious trails across the city, inspiring talks, workshops and shows”.

Now I am curious too! It sounds very cool! Doesn’t it?

Check out the full programme for more details and tickets at http://festivalofcuriosity.ie/programme/

Thursday (21.07) – Sunday (24.07)

Dublin (various locations)

Liberties Festival

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The Liberties Festival is volunteer based 80% free community and arts festival.

The event offers a series of family-friendly, sporting and community events, and an exciting multi-cultural and arts programme encompassing visual art, film, dance, comedy, literature and music.

Check out the link for the full programme and tickets:

www.libertiesfestival.ie/#!program-1/aid2m

Monday (18.07) – Saturday (23.07)

Liberties area, Dublin

Malahide Festival

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Another summer festival this weekend to enjoy with friends and the whole family. Malahide Has It Festival will bring attractions such as a Funfair on the beach, BBQ on the Green, plus food stalls around the village with fun and games, demonstrations, competitions and live entertainment. You can check out the list of all activities above, I am sure there is something that will interest you.

Friday (22.07) – Sunday (24.07)

Enjoy Malahide – Malahide Marina, Malahide

Swords Summer Festival

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Swords Summer Festival is back this year with a fantastic line-up of events, bands, and great family fun.

This year’s festivities will kick off with a fundraiser performance for the Swords Lions Club with the Three Tenors live in concert. On Saturday, the Swords Main Street  will transform into a haven of free family fun with bouncy castles, stilt walkers, face painting, music and entertainment. On Sunday, runners will line up on Swords Main Street and surrounding areas to compete in the Fingal 10K race. Interested? See more details above.

Friday (22.07) – Sunday (24.07)

Tickets for the Three Tenors Live in the Marquee in the Park on Friday are €20

Free Entry on Saturday  

Registrations for the SSE Airtricity Fingal 10k are closed

Swords, Dublin

CULTURE

Let’s Make A Scene – Acting “Open Mic”

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If you are an actor, comedian, director or writer looking for inspiration and other artists to work with or you are just into arts and would like to watch these types of artists perform in an acting “Open Mic”, you will find Let’s Make a Scene an interesting event.

Let’s Make a Scene is similar to an “Open Mic” event for musicians and spoken word artists, just for actors, comedians and improvisers.

It is a live platform to actors, comedians, improvisers, slammers, etc… for free to present, test, showcase or display their work to an audience (scene, monologue, sketch, reading, new material or in production, etc…) and create a momentum prompting exchange & collaboration in between artists of different media sharing a passion.

The event is a monthly open platform and on Thursday you will discover the work of Barry McBrien, Cherley Kane, Graham Molloy, Jenny-Lee Masterson, Paula McGlinchey, Rory O’ Flynn, Rosemary O’Loughlin, Sophie Campbell, Thomas Matthew Byrne and Wayne Davis, who are presenting their work or favourite monologues, scenes, improv’, reading, in preview or in production.

Thursday (21.07) – from 18:30 pm

Free Entry

To support your fellow actors, pick up your invitation by emailing the MeisnerIreland@gmail.com 

                                                                                                                                                                          Momentum Acting Studio  Meisner Technique Dublin –  19 Lombard Street East, Dublin 2

Leonardo da Vinci – Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

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It has been announced this week that the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition in The National Gallery has been extended by one week. Ten of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) which are on loan from the Royal Collection  will be on show until 24 July.

Wednesday (04.05) – Sunday (24.07)

Free Tickets (pre-booking is required). 

You will get to the booking sites via www.nationalgallery.ie/Exhibitions/Leonardo.aspx

National Gallery, Clare Street, Dublin 2

MARKET

The Green Door Market

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So, are you trying to keep healthy and love finding new places to get your yummy and light food?

The Green Door Market is an indoor food market located in Newmarket Dublin 8. Their  mission is to bring top quality food in an inviting space where customers can enjoy a convivial market experience and meet the people who produce their food.

There you will find:

  • Organic vegetables,

  • fruit and meat,

  • fish and shellfish,

  • excellent quality bread and baked goods,

  • cheese and other dairy products,

  • charcuterie,

  • smoked meats and fish,

  • olives, oils, pestos, preserves etc.,

  • confectionary goods, raw food, juices, smoothies.

They also provide a variety of hot food and delicious drinks for customers to enjoy while they visit or to take away.

Thursday – Friday – from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm                                                                                     Saturday – from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm 

Free Entry

18 Newmarket, Dublin 8

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND!

One Comment Add yours

  1. Shane says:

    Latin Fever sounds tempting! Excellent post, thanks 🙂

    Like

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