Events in Dublin and country
Christmas is coming, that’s the perfect moment for you to enjoy the season to entertain your friends and family. Dublin is hosting a wide range of events, that will please everyone, from the youngest to the oldest. We have selected some events that are taking place currently or will soon take place in the city, so you just have to relax and enjoy the show.
Polly & the Beanstalk at the Olympia Theatre
Rory Cowan will step into the role of Polly at the Olympia Theatre Christmas Panto Polly and the Beanstalk. Rory will join Dustin The Turkey, Ryan Andrews (Fair City) and Michaela O’Neill (RTE TV’s Scorchio). The show is a spectacular action-packed Christmas Panto for all the family. Featuring an all singing, all dancing cast, it will take place from Friday 15th December to Sunday 14th January.
The Gruffalo & the Gruffalo’s Child at the National Concert Hall
Terry Davies conducts René Aubry’s inspired score for the much-loved children’s classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, based on the books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This live music, played by RTÉ Concert Orchestra will accompany screenings of these two films. The Davenport located minutes away from the National Concert Hall is the perfect place for your stay in Dublin.
Glen Hansard at Vicar Street
Following two sold-out intimate shows in Vicar Street in August, Glen Hansard is bringing the big band back together with strings, horns, bells and whistles to perform two Christmas shows at Vicar St on December 17th and 18th. Special guests to be announced.
The Snowman at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
This phenomenally popular show, The Snowman returns to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. A magical concert designed for all in the family, Raymond’s Briggs’s captivating film has established itself as part of the Christmas festivities for young and old, accompanied by Howard Blake’s score played live by the Irish Philharmonic Orchestra. Suitable for young children, this is an opportunity for the whole family to share the magic of Christmas.