MAY WEEKENDER 2017
Culture Date with Dublin 8 took place for the first time on 13th and 14th May 2017. Culture Date with Dublin 8 is a new neighbourhood initiative, bringing a series of free family-friendly events, activities, workshops, guided tours and more in a weekend-long celebration of the cultural and historical life of Dublin 8.
Highlights of the Culture Date with Dublin 8 2017 programme included A concert to launch the re-opening of Goldenbridge Cemetery to its former glory. The reopening featured a concert at the temple with performances by the St. James’s Band and Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann; Assembly, a touring installation from In Flanders Fields Museum, at Richmond Barracks, accompanied by a sound art installation remembering the 40,000 Irish people who died during the First World War; Bespoke guided tours of Kilmainham Gaol, including ‘Women of the Gaol’ and ‘Alternative Kilmainham; Exclusive guided tours of IMMA’s landmark exhibitions, a creative family workshop, an Open Studio visit with IMMA artist-in-residence Bharti Parmar and free entry to all of their exhibits for the duration of the weekend, as well as self-directed tours of their medicinal gardens.
HIGHLIGHTS REEL 2017
Check out our highlight's reel from Culture Date with Dublin 8, 2018. Big thanks to Bronto for capturing the weekends events and producing a fab animation of our Culture Date with Dublin 8 map.