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Thursday 8th December
Winteryard Presents: Love Actually
20:00
The Bernard Shaw
Tickets €11.12

Part of a series of Winteryard Christmas movie screenings, tickets for this event include two drink tokens and a santa hat as well as your movie ticket. Click here for more information.

Hang Tough Editions 'Winter Print Show
12:00-18:00
Hang Tough Contemporary
4 Exchequer Street

This year is the second instalment of the Hang Tough Editions ‘Winter Print Show’ featuring exclusive limited edition prints from over 50 artists, both Irish and international, who were selected from their 2022 Open Call Competition hosted on Instagram. This year’s selection of prints offers an eclectic range of themes from artists practising in paint, photography, illustration and 3D works which considers all artistic tastes.

How To Tell A Secret - Irish Film Institute
16:45
Irish Film Institute
€10.00/€7.50

The Irish documentary film How To Tell A Secret, appearing in selected cinemas from today, is an evocative and experimental portrayal of living with HIV in Ireland and the many ways that the community interact with one another, their loved ones and the world at large. Click here to book tickets.

CMAT - Olympia Theatre
19:00
3Olympia Theatre
€25

Hometown hero CMAT will play the 3Olympia Theatre this December as part of her self-titled European tour. Tickets are limited, click here to grab one.

Friday 9th December
Uncharted: A Hyperpop Night
23:30
The Workmans Cellar
Tickets €11.53

Uncharted brings you the music you want to explore but haven’t experienced yet. Moving you away from the top 40 and into the unknown. The inaugural event of Uncharted will focus on all things hyperpop and experimental featuring a host of Ireland’s most exciting artists, music producers and DJs. Click here for tickets.

IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS
12:00-17:00
Douglas Hyde Gallery
Trinity College Dublin

In IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS, Bassam Al-Sabah transforms the gallery into a fantasy dreamscape embracing the shape-shifting potential of computer-animated worlds with a series of new sculptural works and a new CGI film at its centre.

Soda Blonde - Vicar Street
20:00
Vicar Street
Tickets from €32

Following a series of sell-out tours Soda Blonde have just announced their biggest headline to date in Vicar Street on December 9. Tickets are limited, click here to grab one.

A Muppet Christmas Carol - Light House Cinema
16:25
The Light House Cinema
Tickets €11.50/€9.00

Part of the Light House Cinema’s Christmas season, the Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. Click here for tickets.

Saturday 10th December
Teeling Whiskey – ‘Dublin Is’
Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Newmarket,
Dublin 8

‘Dublin is’ Exhibition, presented by Hang Tough Contemporary in collaboration with Teeling Whiskey is a celebration of Dublin by Dublin based artists. 18 artists, born and bred in Dublin along with two Dublin based artists from the Hang Tough Contemporary Stable have been invited to produce works based on the theme, ‘Dublin is’ which will be exhibited in the Teeling Distillery in Dublin 8 until December 9.

Songs Against Apartheid - Project Arts Centre
20:00
Project Arts Centre
Tickets €20

Part of PROJECT PROTECT PROTEST, a weeklong act-in for future protest at Project Arts Centre, Songs Against Apartheid is a gig to platform several artists to stand for human rights and to call for the end of Israel’s apartheid system against the people of Palestine. The gig is an evening of music, singing, spoken words and rap where artists will talk about their experience visiting Palestine or growing up as Palestinians under apartheid. The gig includes SÍomha, Saied Silbak, Roisin El Cherif, Orba, Talha and a few more. Click here for tickets.

Lumo Club Xmas Party with Cian Ó Cíobháin
23:00
Yamamori Tengu
Tickets €13.80

Lumo Club is a house party in one of the best club spaces in Dublin that brings the nicest crowd around. Playing disco, edits, electronic, pop, ’80s, Italo, ’80s jams, 90s/2000s dance, curveballs and classics, Galway-based Cian Ó Cíobháin will be taking over Yamamori Tengu this Saturday.

Elf - Ferry Terminal, Dún Laoghaire
16:00
Ferry Terminal,
Dún Laoghaire
Tickets €15

This drive in movie session of Elf will take place in Dún Laoghaire this Saturday. Tickets are €15, click here for more information.

Sunday 11th December
Welcome Home - Guinness Storehouse
10:00 onwards
Guinness Storehouse
Tickets from €26.00

The Guinness Storehouse has  launched its ‘Welcome Home’ Christmas experience featuring multimedia immersive installations created by Dublin-born award-winning artist, GRIF. Behind the famous black gates, visitors can expect a state-of-the-art projection mapped Christmas tree installation in the Guinness Storehouse atrium measuring 16-metres tall, a cinematic film inspired by the iconic surge of a Guinness pint, and bespoke large scale prints. Click here for more.

Housing Unlocked - Science Gallery Dublin
14:00-17:00
The Science Gallery,
Trinity College Dublin

The Housing Unlocked exhibition showcases eight architect-led proposals to unlock housing potential in our villages, towns and cities. Click here for more infromation.

The Long Christmas Dinner - Abbey Theatre
18:30/20:30
Abbey Theatre
Tickets €13-€25

A gift-wrapped seasonal gem, in this meditation on togetherness and separation, birth and death, visit successive generations of the Bayard family at their Christmas dinner table spanning a period of 90 years. Click here for tickets.

Alternative Dublin Christmas Market
11:00-16:00
The Grand Social

Hosted by Alternative Dublin, this city centre Christmas market will feature four different rooms and over 25 different sellers will stalls featuring fashion, art, crafts, christmas decor and much more. Click here for more information.