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6 Brilliant Things To Do In Dublin This Weekend

By evanmusgrave

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


Spring has sprung... but it's colder than ever. While outdoor cinemas and BBQs are still some distance off on the horizon, there's still plenty of appealing events taking place indoors this time of year.

From dance classes to theatre, and laughing to clubbing - here's a range of events for you to feast your eyes on!

Beginners Salsa, Bachata or Kizomba Class

The River Bar

Fancy yourself as a dancer, or curious about getting started?! This is the perfect opportunity to add a few exotic twists to your moves. ..

If you're looking for a healthy activity away from the gym, this event could be just the type of spice you're looking for. 

Beginner Salsa Bachata Or Kizomba Class

Smock Allies: Scene + Heard

Smock Alley Theatre

This is an exciting festival from one of the city's up and coming theatre venues featuring new work across music, dance, comedy and spoken word. 

The festival provides a chance for all manners of new theatre to perform in front of a live audience in order to inform possible full length productions. Sound interesting? Here's a link to the three weeks of shows

This weekend wraps up week one with enticing performances on Friday and Saturday by #trollmodels, an exploration of the cybersphere, and Keelan Byrne's Mr Mollusc, an enrapturing tale about a descent into madness.

Troll Models

Creative Afternoon Tea In Bead Jewellery Making

The Design House

These one day events are gaining quite the name for themselves: they're casual and fun and encourage artistic interaction. 

Catered for by their own in-house Italian café, these workshops are led by design experts. All materials are included and the classes last three hours.

Bead Design


The Button Factory

This is a big one for dance music fans. Pleasurekraft have been a dominant act since the release of their huge singles "Tarantula" and "Carny" a few years back. 

Pop along to The Button Factory this Friday, for this rare opportunity to catch a solo gig by the duo in Ireland.


Laughter Lounge (With Free Cocktail)

Laughter Lounge

This quayside spot is one of the most solid spots in the city for catching some quality homegrown comedy. Their nighttime events Thursday through Saturday are renowned for providing an enjoyable, engaging atmosphere - a great place to pop along to with a group.

Get there before 7.30 to claim your free cocktail!

Laughter Lounge

Generator Live: Daithi, Beach, Cut Once, Katie Laffan + BIMM Music

The Generator Hostel

Pulling in a wealth of emerging musical talent from all over Ireland, Generator Live is a monthly showcase giving you the best music to party all night long to. 

Grab your tickets and get down there tonight, where you can see some of the most hotly-tipped acts for 2016, absolutely free. With tunes from the likes of Daithi, Beach, Cut Once, Katie Laffan and BIMM Music this promises to be a corker of an evening!

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