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Welcome to my weekly Dublin events posts, published every single Sunday sharing the best things happening around the city each week. I really hope you enjoy them.

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My top picks of events happening in Dublin this week:


Event– FROST – Fumbally Exchange seasonal shopping experience

Location- The Fumbally Exchange, 5 Dame Lane

Description- Seasonal Shopping Experience – Frost – returns to 5 Dame Lane with unique crafts and designs to fill stockings this Christmas.

Dublin shoppers seeking unique Christmas gifts will be delighted to learn that Frost, the gorgeous seasonal craft and design store, is back this year with even more on offer.

Ireland’s finest designers, crafts people and artists have created the goods for sale at Frost, located on the ground floor of the Fumbally Exchange on Dame Lane.

Cost- Free to attend

Time- 10.00

Children’s event– Christmas Card Making with Sinead

Location- Ballyroan Library, 54 Orchardstown Avenue

Description- Create the perfect Christmas Card with Sinead. Suitable for 5-8 year olds. Booking essential.

Cost- Free

Time- 16.00-17.00


Event– Christmas Charity Cheesy Chewsday 2018

Location- Walshs, stoneybatter, dublin 7

Description- Christmas charity cheesy chewsday in aid of the capuchin day centre, dublin 7

cheese plates (lilliput stores, arbour hill)
live music & cheesy choons (ed smith – today fm)

raffle for lovely things!!

raffle tickets available from the bar on & in advance of the night, donations can be made at the bar also.

Cost- Free to attend

Time- 21.00

Children’s event– A Magical Night of Christmas Music and Song

Location- Liberty Hall Theatre, 1 Eden Quay

Description- Christmas is coming!

NEIC Programme Office, Five Lamps Arts Festival & Artane Senior Boys Band present “A Magical Night of Christmas Music and Song”

Tickets available from:
– Lourdes Day Care Centre, St. Agathas Parish Office
– By calling 01-2223893 or 01-2226604

Cost- €3

Time- 19.00


Event– Christmas at Marlay

Location- Marlay House 16 Grange Road

Description- A festive evening of comedy, music and storytelling at the resplendent surrounds of Marlay Park House. A great night for the entire family, with mulled wine and mince pies to get everyone in the spirit of the season.

Cost- €12/15

Time- 19.00

Children’s event– Jack and the Beanstalk

Location- The Civic, Tallaght

Description- Sorcha Furlong (Orla, Fair City) as the Evil Baroness.
Enya Martin (Giz a Laugh, YouTube sensation) as the InstaFairy
Morgan Crowley (West End Star) as Dame Dottie.

Come join us on our pantomime adventure to the town of Happyville. Meet Jack and his mum Dottie who are down on their luck – oh how will they ever defeat the evil Baroness? Will the hilarious Instafairy finally pass her magic exams? Will our friendly giant at last find his courage? Will Jack and Jill manage to fall in love? Throw in a pet cow, a Beanstalk, lots of singing, plenty of dancing and you have yourself this year’s spectacular Civic panto – Jack and The Beanstalk. OH YES YOU DO!’ A great giant of a panto that’s a magical treat for all ages.

Cost- From €13.75

Time- 11.00


Event– Temple Bar Christmas Markets

Location- Love Temple Bar, Second Floor, 1-5 Crampton court

Description- Dublin’s Only Art & Craft Christmas Night Market. The markets feature handmade products and the work of artists & craft makers in a relaxed atmosphere in Dublin City Centre. This is an excellent showcase for all of the artists and craft makers to sell their works. The night market features a wide selection of craft makers from both Ireland and overseas. Items on sale will include handmade soaps, candles, bead-work, fashion, up cycled arts and crafts, jewellery and more.

Cost- Free to attend

Time- 12.30- 18.30

Children’s event– The Christmas Experience

Location- Airfield Estate, Dundrum

Description- We’re delighted to announce the return of the Award Winning Christmas Experience to Airfield Estate from 24th November – 23rd December!

Experience the magical world of Airfield this Christmas..

Pen your Christmas wish to Santa
Cookie Decorating in the Elve’s Kitchen
Group storytime & Gifts with Santa
Warm up with a hot chocolate or a spiced winter warmer
Family picture in Santa’s sleigh*
A magical trip on the North Pole Express
Christmas craft workshop
Festive face painting

We’re proudly supporting Team Hope and all families who attend The Christmas Experience and donate a new toy will receive a free family picture on Santa’s sleigh, capturing your precious memory of the day for years to come.

Cost- €12.50 for adults, €22.50 for children

Time- 13.00-18.00


Event– Greatest Hits of Motown

Location- Vicar Street Venue, Thomas Street

Description- Aiken Promotions proudly presents The Greatest Hits in Motown featuring Roy G Hemming, live at Vicar Street, 14TH December. Tickets €39.50 inclusive of booking fee, on sale Friday at 9AM.

Former longest serving member of Legendary group The Drifters, Roy G Hemming is known to bring passion and a great presence to stages across four decades.

Roy enjoyed major success when he signed a recording deal with Magnet Records in the mid- seventies with the J.A.L.N. Band, one of the first bands to storm the British charts with the dance record, ‘Disco Music, I Like It’ produced by Pete Waterman.

Expect to hear all the Motown classics this December at Vicar Street from The Supremes, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Lionel Ritchie.

Cost- €38.50

Time- 20.00

Children’s event– Santa’s coming to Liffey Valley!

Location- Liffey Valley Shopping Centre

Description- Santa Claus is coming to Liffey Valley Shopping Centre this Saturday!

WHAT: There will be lots of entertainment throughout the day with Angel and her band taking to the stage at 1.30pm, singing Christmas songs and creating a festive atmosphere ahead of Santa’s arrival at 4pm!

WHEN: Santa will be arriving at 4pm and officially turning on the Christmas lights in the centre at 4.15pm.

GROTTO: There is a charge of €10 per child to visit Santa. This includes the visit and one gift per child. No booking necessary.

Cost- €10 per child to visit santa

Time- 10.00


Event– Prana Alcohol-Free Christmas Party

Location- Bloomfield Avenue, Dublin

Description- Join us for a great night of Entertainment, fun, Craic, connection, hugs and atmosphere at our first Conscious Christmas Celebration.
Check out the Amazing line up for this Special Night. Doors 6pm

Meet and greet at the Chai cafe which will be serving up more delicious chai and a host of other Festive treats and where during the night Amazingly talented Dorotha will be filling the room with her unique vocals and ambient music

In the big room We have Eamonn Cagney and John Agbeko (Ghana) unleashing their Tribal Beats and Rhythms
Music Producer Klark Cant will bring his Cosmic Disco to life
Dorota and her live ambient chill music productions
Closing circle and for those who just can’t get enough join us at our Special Private Prana After-Party until 1am

Prana xmass presents – give and receive the Gift of a Book. Bring a book you have read and loved on the night and you can receive a magic one too in return. Gift wrap please to increase magic and surprise vibs

Cost- €20

Time- 18.00-22.00

Children’s event– Elf PJs & Pillows Drive-in

Location- Leopardstown Racecourse

Description- We are bringing Elf back to Leopardstown this Christmas for Ireland’s only PJs & Pillows Drive-in!

There will be a Live DJ playing all your favourite Christmas Songs, Christmas Food Stalls and lots of festive surprises.

Cost- €29.90 per car

Time- 18.00


Event– Dublin Alternative Christmas Market 2018

Location- Voodoo Lounge, Aaran Quay

Description- Come on down & do your Alternative Spookmas shopping, meet up with friends, hang-out and have a festive beverage or two

This market is exclusively for
‘alternative / metal / goth / retro / esoteric / medieval’
crafts, music, gifts, clothes, foods, art….

Cost- Free in

Time- 12.00-18.00

Children’s event– Christmas Experience 2018

Location- Malahide Castle

Description- Join us for one of the most magical experiences this Christmas with a trip to see Santa and Mrs Claus in their cosy grotto in the enchanted surrounds of Malahide Castle!

The fun doesn’t stop there! All families are invited to tour the beautiful rooms of the castle where we have special guests awaiting them. This year Santa & Mrs Claus have invited their forest friends, Robin Hood, Maid Marian & Friar Tuck, to entertain Santa’s visitors. An experience not to be missed!

Make it your special day out this Christmas… Guaranteed to leave lasting memories for all the family!

Tickets includes visit to Santa & Mrs Claus, tour of the castle with special guests, age appropriate gift, mulled wine and mince pies for the adults!

Cost- Children €20, adults €10

Time- 10.00-17.00



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