Open House Dublin
Dublin is known to wear its history, with different architectures throughout the city corresponding to different periods in history. During Open House Dublin, some of its iconic buildings that aren’t usually accessible to the public will open their door for a weekend. Tour will be held by expert guides, inviting all citizen and visitors to explore Dublin. Open House Dublin is Ireland’s largest architecture festival, happening from the 12th to the 14th of October. The majority of the tours are on a first come first served basis, you can have all the information on the dedicated website
Dublin Greek Film Festival 2018
Dublin Greek Film Festival is an opportunity to discover Greek culture through a variety of films and event, it also aims to show links between Ireland and Greece. This fourth edition is happening from the 18th to the 21st of October in various locations in the city centre. The latest films by both internationally established director and emerging filmmakers will be showcased, you can view more details about the venues and the events on the festival’s website.
Curious Creatures: Frans Post and Brazil
Discover the curious creatures of Brazil through the eye of Frans Post. The artist spent seven years drawing the exotic flora and fauna during his travel to Brazil. 34 coloured drawings are exhibited at The National Gallery of Ireland until the 9th of December. The collection has been complemented with other works featuring Brazil landscapes and scenes. More details and info on the gallery website.
Rock of Ages
For every fan of classic rock anthems, the Broadway hit Rock of Ages is coming to Dublin for 7 shows at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. The musical comedy tells a love story around classic rock songs from the 80s. Songs from Journey, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, Poison and many other gram metal artists are to be expected as well as a good dose of humour. You can buy your tickets here.
Bram Stoker Festival
“Four days of living stories and four nights of deadly adventures” that’s Bram Stoker Festival promise. The seventh edition takes place from Friday 26th of October to Monday 29th of October. The festival has a gothically inspired programme including the famous Macnas parade, Dracula’s Disco, Creature Features at the Botanic Garden and many more workshops, theatre, tours and live music. Check out the full program here.