5 Things to Do This Week

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5 Things to Do This Week

22 – 28 March – Our top 5 things to do this week

Another week brings another great selection of online events to keep us entertained from the safety of home. We have not one, but five fantastic festivals for you to chose from. Here’s our pick of what’s on…..

FESTIVAL: Dublin Learning City Virtual Festival 2021

Dublin Learning City Festival will run virtually from the 22nd to 24th March 2021 to celebrate and promote learning for all, through fun and creative events. There are over 200 events planned, all of which are free. Brush up on your art history, learn embroidery, bake some cakes, discover mediation – the choice is endless!

Link: Dublin City Learning

FESTIVAL: Animation Dingle 2021

This year the Animation Dingle festival is going virtual. On Wednesday and Thursday they will screen the very best in both professional and student shorts and features from Ireland and around the world. The festival offers students a global perspective on the art of developing, financing, and producing animated content, for screens both big and small.

A reminder of the 2019 festival to whet your appetite

Link: Animation Dingle 2021

FESTIVAL: Cellissimo

True to its original vision, CELLISSIMO celebrates the cello, one of the world’s most beloved and versatile instruments; Music for Galway has re-imagined the festival in order to deliver breathtaking music and the sensations of the West of Ireland to people’s homes. Featuring online concerts of cello music from Mischa Maisky, Marc Coppey, Adrian Brendel, Tatjana Vassiljeva, and Natalie Haas. Music for Galway has also teamed with Adare Beverages, as well as with local producers and businesses, to offer tastings, craft classes and talks in addition to the concerts.

Link: Music for Galway

FESTIVAL: OUTing the Past Dublin 2021

OUTing the Past, the International Festival of LGBTI+ History has online events happening all week. From online talks with art historians to Drag & Draw, a life drawing class there is a fantastic programme of lectures and workshops planned.

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Link: OUTing the Past

FESTIVAL: Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

This weekend the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival invite you to meet their guest writers from home. Guests this year include Noam Chomsky , President Joe Biden’s biographer, Evan Osnos; Professor Jim Lucey, Cathy Rentzenbrink, Polly Samson & Rebecca Solnit.

Link: Mountains to Sea

Finally, all details on our list of things to do are correct at time of publication. Please check with the organiser before finalising your plans. In addition, we ask that you are mindful of the current HSE Covid -19 guidelines at all times.

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