Welcome to another weekly roundup filled with lots of things to keep you busy for the next seven days in Dublin.
This Thursday 27th February there is a free interactive tour of the National Print Museum to celebrate the Adult Learners Festival 2014. There will be a special interactive tour of the museum’s permanent collection and visitors will get a chance to try typesetting and printing. The tour is from 2.30pm-4pm and for more information on the event, visit www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
Dine in Dublin restaurant week started this Monday 24th and runs until this Saturday March 1st. This bi-annual event celebrates fantastic food offered in Dublin and promotes city centre dining through special offers and events. Be sure to check out what is happening in a restaurant near you this Thursday 27th February- Saturday 1st March by checking out www.dineindublin.ie
This Friday 28th February sees the release of the film Non-Stop, starring Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore. It tells the story of a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals who receives mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer money into an account or a passenger will die every 20 minutes. It promises to be nail biting stuff so check out your local cinema for show times.
The Teddy Bear Story Exhibition at the Ark is a must see no matter what your age. The exhibition, which opened on 8th February is a celebration of our furry friends and includes photographic portraits as well as Irish-made teddy bears from the Dolls Store and Hospital Museum. To avoid disappointment, visitors are encouraged to book tickets in advance. Tickets are €5 and more information can be found at www.ark.ie
IMMA’s exhibition One Foot in the Real World opened last October and runs until 13th April 2014. It includes work by Gerard Byrne, Max Bill and Charles Brady and explores the urban environment through ideas of space and elements of architectural design. Admission to the exhibition is free and there is more information at www.imma.ie
The Theatre Upstairs, Lanigan’s Bar, Dublin 1 is showing a Angel, a play about revenge and loss, every Tuesday to Saturday until March 8th. Tickets are €10 and matinee performances include a light lunch. To book tickets phone 0857727375 or email email@example.com. For more information email TheatreCommunications@gmail.com
On Monday 3rd March Axis, Ballymun launch an exhibition of work titled Practice; where artists such as Helen Barry, Naomi Draper and Fiona Kelleher have collaborated with children to produce art that is the first of its kind in Ireland. The exhibition is an initiative of www.practice.ie and will run until 27th March. For more information visit www.axis-ballymun.ie
The Mill Theatre Dublin presents the black comedy, An End of Term this Friday 28th February and Saturday 1st March. Written by Waterford playwright Noel Kelly, the play focuses on a marriage breakdown and is based in contemporary Ireland. Performances are at 8.15pm and tickets cost €10. To book ring +353 01 2969340 or book online at www.milltheatre.ie
If you and your friends fancy getting together and trying your luck at winning a holiday to Spain, why not head down to The Lotts café bar Dublin 1 this Thursday for their weekly table-quiz event. They have a loyalty scoring system which means that if your team win over 100 points in the calendar year, two of you could be heading of to sunny Spain. The quiz starts every Thursday at 8pm and entry is free. For more information visit www.thelottscafebar.com
On Saturday 1st March, Irish comedian Conal Gallen presents his first ever comedy play at the Olympia Theatre. The Donegal funny man has been selling out theatres nationwide for the past 8 years and his 2 Act comedy based on a love story unlike any other promises to entertain. Tickets are priced at €27.65 and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.ie, at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Olympia Theatre box office. Check out www.olympia.ie for more information.