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12th Aug 2017

7 Deadly Things Going On In Dublin This Weekend


It’s that time of week again where last weekend’s hangover has finally left us be – and we start thinking about what we’re (and our hearts, heads and feelings) are going to get stuck into this weekend. 

Thus continuing the Circle of Life. 

This weekend has loads going on, with activities suited to the faint-hearted and not so much. Food, drinks and fun – all you have to do is choose…

1. Stylesoko End of Summer Pop-Up sale

Stylesoko is kicking off the end of the summer with its pop-up sale this Saturday, August 12. 

Stylesoko is everyday clothing with an oriental vibe. Their pop-up sale includes 100% unique pieces.

Expect unreal fashion with reductions of up to 60%.

This unmissable event kicks off from 2pm – 5pm in Nolita, George’s Street. Find out more info here

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2. Rave in a castle – Morning Gloryville

In probably their most unique location yet, the powers-that-be at Morning Gloryville will be holding a noon rave in the archaic surrounds of Swords Castle.

This three hour pop-up rave will give you all the tastes of the normal raves but in one of the most beautiful outdoor locations in Dublin as part of Fingal Film Festival.

? Free Yoga
? Free Massage
? Dublin Biggest DJ’s
? MC;s
? Face glitterification
? Congalines and ravey vibes
? A motivating dance team
? Live Drumming
? Water station to keep you hydrated
+ Performers and Hoopers

Keen to find out more? Check out their website right here

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3. Perseid Meteor Shower

If you were keen to save some money this weekend and just hang out at home – then your plans have just gotten cooler, as a huge meteor shower, which will be visible from Dublin, is set to take over the skies this very evening. 

The Perseid Meteor Shower is gracing Dublin with its presence this Saturday, with visibility on Friday and Sunday, too. More info here

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4. Great Gatsby Party @ IMMA

One of Europe’s biggest vintage parties is kicking off this weekend at the glorious gardens and great hall of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8. 

Expect bubbles, flapper dresses and G&Ts. 

1920s dress is expected in outdoor-indoor ritzy Roaring Twenties Summer party, with Gatsby’s chauffeur meeting you at the gate and bringing you to the manicured lawns for G&Ts, bowls, croquet and a bit of Charleston in the sunshine before heading indoors for the cat’s meow of summer parties.

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5. Back To The Future Trilogy Marathon

Marty McFly fans – this is the big break you’ve been waiting for. 

Join the rest of Dublin’s Back To Future fanatics as The Lighthouse Cinema plays all three films, back to back, to separate the men from the boys. 

Kicking off at 3pm on Saturday – this is potentially the best hangover day you could’ve ever hoped for. 

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6. Cook Out @ The Bernard Shaw

Food, DJs, pints and dancing – all situated in the fine establishment that is the Bernard Shaw. Grub, shimmying and more kicks off at 3pm until late – with The Big Blue Bus also on offer for those keen for a pizza. More info here

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7. And finally, the August Back Page Market 

The Back Page’s deadly market kicks off again this weekend, with stalls at just €20 with a 25% discount for local vendors with a D7 or D11 address. 

You can pick up anything here, from food to vinyls, and those of you interested in selling some stuff, get onto [email protected] for vendor bookings.

More info here

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Now all you have to do is choose…

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