February 14th is as unavoidable as any other day of the year so why not grab the gals and make the most of it this year with a fab Galentines Day out? Here are the best anti-Valentines events I found (click the links to find out more about each event)-
Club Comfort: Women Loving Women– a Valentine’s Day protest-party in Berlin D2, to oppose British Trans Exclusionist’s attempt to infiltrate the Repeal movement in Ireland. All money raised will be donated to REPEAL, Alliance for Choice, and Mermaids.
‘Love Bingo’ night in The Gate Bar, Crumlin, who needs to win at love when you can win actual money?
A secret food tour of Dublin– ‘We want to show you where the locals eat, drink, relax and enjoy the dazzling city of Dublin. We will be imparting our local knowledge of the most delicious food, and also show you all the hidden gems in this beguiling city. Our team of Irish guides will take you to surprising pubs, food shops, and markets, along with a hidden Church, all places beloved by the area’s locals, and before long, you will feel like a local too!’
Anti-Valentine’s Day Drinks in Dicey’s- get the gals together for a few drinks of the anti-Valentine’s variety.
Thelma & Louise Valentine’s Day screening in The Lighthouse Cinema. because Valentine’s night is the best time to watch an iconic movie about unbreakable female friendship.
Negotiating the Fifty Shades of Gray phenomenon– The Popular Literature Lunchtime Lecture Series, hosted by the School of English at Trinity College Dublin, is a series of free public lectures from Irish and international experts on all sorts of popular literature – romance, crime, horror, children’s literature, and more.
A Guided Wine Tasting Trail in Dublin, drinks in the city but, a little fancier way of doing it.
Vegetarian Chinese New Year Meal & Live Music– good food and good sounds, just bring the good company.
Opium Galentine’s Day ‘Pretty Woman’ Screening– ‘This Valentine’s Day, get your girls together and join us for an exclusive screening of Pretty Woman in Opium’s stunning Botanical Garden. Sip & savour our delicious Salted Popcorn Espresso Martini on arrival and laugh your way through the Julia Roberts rom-com classic with your best gal pals’.