Thursday 16 September
Stout and Oyster Festival
Urban Brewing,
CHQ Building, Custom House Quay
From Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th

In the first edition of their stout and oyster festival, Urban Brewing will be pairing Dooncastle Oysters with three different dressings and washing them down with their own stout or O’Hara’s. No reservations required, visit their Instagram for more information.

The Magnitude of All Things
Available to rent from 13th - 19th September

In association with Dublin Climate Action Week 2021, IFI have made the 2020 documentary The Magnitude of All Things available to rent for €3.99. Directed by Jennifer Abbott, the film explores the concept of environmental grief, drawing parallels between Abbott’s own personal loss and the climate breakdown
.To rent hit the link here.

Rescue Annie
Abbey Theatre,
13 –18 September
18 September

A theatre performance by Lauren Shannon Jones and Eoghan Carrick explores the twin human obsessions of intimacy and autonomy through a depiction of a dead woman. Tickets are priced at €16/€14, for more information hit the link.

Friday 17 September
Driving on a Sponge by Ronan Dillon and Stephen Burke
Atelier Now,
Charlemont Square, Saint Kevin's
18:00 – 21:00

Dublin artists Ronan Dillon and Stephen Burke have created a joint exhibition centring around themes of freedom, human and animal vandalism, and speed. This exhibition preview is part of Culture Night and complimentary drinks will be provided by exhibition programme partner Jameson for visitors. This event has sold out but for more information visit the event page.

ÍOVA Exhibition
39/40 Arran Quay

ÍOVA present their second annual photography exhibition on Culture Night. The exhibition looks at artistic and cultural perceptions of living in Ireland, a hundred years from independence. For more information visit the ÍOVA Instagram account.

Signal to Noise Loops v4. by Stephen Roddy
Online Installation

Using the data collected from noise sensors placed around Dublin City, Stephen Roddy reflects on the impact of Covid in the city streets. The audiovisual piece will be available online through the Culture Night website.

First Day Gallery Popup Gallery
Guinness Storehouse, Dublin 8

The city’s burgeoning art collective First Day Gallery will be curating a pop-up art gallery in the Guinness Storehouse in conjunction with Culture Night. The multidisciplinary work of Ciana Fitzgerald, Michelle Malone, Matthew Stickland, Farouk Alao, Seán Whelan Dempsey, Niall KJ Cullen, etc. will be shown at the event. Opening night is on September 17 at 7pm in the Guinness Storehouse, viewings will continue until September 23, for more information and to book tours of the Guinness Storehouse click here.

Saturday 18 September
Dumpling Making Workshop
Harold's Cross

Chef Holly Dalton will be hosting a bacon and cabbage dumpling making workshop. Attendees will learn how to hand-fold and correctly cook dumplings in this three-hour workshop. Tickets are priced at €55.00 for more information click here.

Signs of Life Festival
Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, Kilkenny
with return buses to and from College Green

See Landless, Lemoncello, Maija Sofia, Rachael Lavelle perform at a mini-festival in Kilkenny’s Amphitheatre. Shows are BYOB, with attendees encouraged to use free cameras & 35mm b&w film supplied, to document their experiences throughout the festival. Click here for ticketing information.

David Kitt
The Sugar Club, Leeson Street Lower
Kitt will be performing from Friday September 17 until Sunday September 20
18.30-20.30 / 20.30-23.00

Kitt’s first live performances since January 2020, sees him playing a selection of songs from his retrospective album 20 and new songs from his forthcoming album on All City Records in the Sugar Club. Tickets are priced at €20 and are available here.

Project Arts Centre,

Fehdah brings her genre-defying songwriting to the Project Arts Centre as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival schedule. Tickets are priced at €16/€14 for more information hit the link.

Sunday 18 September
Mother End-of-Summer Block Party
National Museum of Ireland
Collins Barracks
16.00 – 23.00

Rounding off the Summer will be Mother’s end-of-summer block party which celebrates the best in LGBTQ+ and Irish talent. Hosted by the Queen of Ireland Panti Bliss with performances from Denise Chaila, Elaine Mai with special guests MayKay & Ailbhe Reddy, the Mother DJs, Blu Hydrangea and more. Tickets are priced at €45 for more info click here.

'Books and Browsables' Market
St. Patrick’s Park
Bull Alley Street
11.00 – 16.00
Each Sunday

Dublin City Council has launched a new book market. Second-hand books will be for sale alongside self-published books and titles from small, independent publishers. Antiques, records, vintage and upcycled clothing will also be on sale too.

Final Weekend of The Snug
Hen's Teeth, Blackpitts, Dublin 8

The final day of Fatti Burke’s exhibition in Hen’s Teeth has come. Described as a “love letter to the Irish pub” the illustrator has reimagined a corner of Hen’s Teeth and created The Snug. Catch it until Hen’s Teeth close their doors on Sunday, for more information click here.