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Curated events across Dublin city and county.

Hatch – A Story of Transformation and New Beginnings

The Ark

Hatch - A story of transformation and new beginnings! Meet Bláithín. She loves caterpillars, moths and butterflies. Follow her on her adventurous journey with Uncle Rusty to find Pearl, the most extraordinary butterfly with the most colourful wings. Learn all about two little caterpillars and their journey to fly as moths and butterflies. Full of Fidget Feet's unique blend of music, comedy, theatre, science and aerial dance, Hatch weaves Irish language and Irish dancing into this wonderful story for 4-10 year olds and their families. Children will have an opportunity to meet the performer

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Dublin Book Festival

Smock Alley Theatre

Dublin Book Festival - four days of discussions, debates, performances, workshops, walking tours and lots of book chat! One of Ireland's most successful and vibrant book festivals, DBF showcases, supports and develops Irish publishing by programming, publicising and selling Irish published books, their authors, editors and contributors – all in an entertaining, festive, friendly and accessible environment that reflects the creativity and personality of the Irish publishing sector and its authors. Events will take place throughout Dublin City and the festival hub will be back at Smock A

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Dublin Podcast Festival

Various Locations

Dublin Podcast Festival 2019 - Back by popular demand, Dublin will host headliner shows and live podcasts across multiple venues this November. The rise of the podcast as a form of both entertainment and education has been phenomenal. See your favourite podcast come to life as we celebrate the podcasting world and connect fans with the people who make them. The Guilty Feminist - Vicar Street, 6th November | €30. A Gay and a NonGay - The Sugar Club, 10th November | €20. The 2 Johnnies - Vicar Street, 14th November | €27. IT GALZ LIVE! - Vicar Street, 16th November | €25. The Blin

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Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

Wild Lights 2019 at Dublin Zoo - Stories, Myths & Legends. The spectacular night-time experience is back and it's like nothing you've seen before! Showcasing a brand new theme - Stories, Myths and Legends. With magical scenes from well-known stories like - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan and The Jungle Book… to best-loved nursery rhymes and characters from Irish Mythology - all brought to life by dazzling, giant colourful silk lanterns! See over a thousand breath-taking, illuminated lanterns transform Dublin Zoo into an enchanted wonderland as d

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International Charity Bazaar

RDS

International Charity Bazaar - The Diplomatic Corps in Ireland is inviting everyone to 'EXPERIENCE THE WORLD IN A DAY" at their annual International Bazaar at the RDS. The Bazaar is fun-filled, colourful family day out, featuring food and gifts from around the world and there is an extensive cultural programme which features dancers in national costume, song and music throughout the day, hourly raffle draw and a grand raffle draw to end the day! The ICB is the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland's official fundraising organisation, and supports Irish registered charities. Entrance to the Charity

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Zandra – Queen of Jazz

Smock Alley Theatre

Zandra - Queen of Jazz: With just her sax and a suitcase, Zandra Mitchell joined a jazz band and toured the world. Born in Phibsborough, Dublin in 1903, she was Ireland's first female saxophonist. While the twenties roared she found her way through Europe to Berlin. The dictators rose; the books burned; the bombs dropped… and Zandra played her sax. Darn Skippy Productions present Zandra, Queen of Jazz - a play with original music, based on an extraordinary true story. Booking information Matinee: Saturday 3.00pm. Running time: 75 mins.

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The Jonathan Swift Festival

Various Locations

The Jonathan Swift Festival 2019 - Georgian Dublin, Behind the Facade. This year's festival explores Jonathan Swift's Dublin! Take a tour of the city themed around the Georgian period, taste food from the period or have a go at singing Handel's Messiah in Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There are a huge variety of events for all interests and ages, including: Talks Swift's Dublin Tour with Pat Liddy - explore the city of Swift's birth, unearthing an intriguing journey through the streets of this Fair City. Thursday-Sunday, 2.00pm. Tickets: €13 | €15. "Dr Cope's Rampant Daughter":

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NCAD Open Day

NCAD

NCAD Open Day - Meet staff and students, tour the campus, visit studios and workshops and view current students' work in progress. Anyone interested in studying at NCAD is welcome - applicants, teachers, family and friends.

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Taste of Dublin – Festive Edition

RDS

Taste of Dublin - Festive Edition comes to the RDS for its inaugural event, transforming it into a foodie haven set to be the unmissable highlight of the season. The festive edition of Taste of Dublin is the perfect event to kick start the festive season, offering visitors the unique opportunity to source essential festive ingredients from artisan producers, engage with Ireland's top culinary talent, be on the front line of festive masterclasses from cocktail making to tablescaping and relax in the gourmet atmosphere of the season's finest Food & Drink Festival. Taste of Dublin - Fe

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