You know it’s really Christmas when you hear mention of The Moving Crib at 42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 and this year is no different. This wonderful gem will be opened again this year to celebrate it’s 63rd birthday, after welcoming 23,000 visitors last year. Doors open from the 28th November and best of all, it’s still FREE! The timeless charm of the Moving Crib lives on and has become a nostalgic centrepiece of the Christmas season for many. Enjoy a medley of Biblical, historical and fun stories, competitions, an illusion wall all wrapped up in a blanket of Christmas magic. It is guaranteed festive fun for all ages, families and individuals alike, no matter the age. Children can draw and colour a Leaf, cut out the shape and bring it with them so that they can be placed in the Garden of Eden forever and everyone is encouraged to take part in our competitions to be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes! The Crib is a monument of Dublin’s “rare auld times” but one that carries a message for today, helping to banish the winter blues and warm its visitors with excitement and real Christmas […]
Get into the Christmas Spirit with Carols, Gospel and Soul music from the Bray Gospel Choir at the Moving Crib on 15th December. FREE Admission! This year The Moving Crib (42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1) is welcoming back the wonderfully talented Bray Gospel Choir for the third year running. Beat those winter blues and get excited for the Yuletide season with Carols, Gospel and Soul music from 12 noon – 4pm on Sunday 15th December. Complete your pre-Christmas trip with a visit to famous Moving Crib downstairs. For more information visit our website or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Guaranteed to be an unforgettable Christmas experience for families and individuals alike regardless of age. Free Admission – No Booking Necessary Located opposite the main entrance of the Rotunda Hospital and service by many many bus routes. Jervis Luas Stop approx. 7 mins walk Dominick Street Luas approx 4 mins walk Abbey Street Luas approx. 10 mins walk Note: No booking necessary unless a large group i.e School Groups
Smashing Times and Slí an Chroí, in partnership with TU Dublin, are delighted to announce the 10th annual City of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration Festival. The festival begins at 4pm at TU Dublin, Grangegorman Campus. All are welcome to come and enjoy storytelling, music, face-painting, and workshops on craft-making, as well as an outdoor ceremony, as attendees gather together and celebrate this special turning point in the year. The event is a colourful gathering of local communities and national and international visitors to mark the turn of the seasons. It celebrates the return of the light, as the days begin to lengthen once more, and as such is an occasion of rebirth and renewal. Audiences have the opportunity to attend wonderful storytelling sessions with artists including Gemma McGowan. Participants can create their own personal ‘withy’ (a decorated twig for your blessings, prayers, wishes). Creative workshops include lantern-making, a workshop on looking after bees, and a participatory theatre-based workshop on European creation myths. Celebrated musician Hilary Bow will perform her own original music, while a selection of environmental organisations will have information stands at the event. Creative stalls include the holly brooch and ivy wreath stand, the withy stand, and the […]
The National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration takes place in Dublin every year on the Sunday nearest to the 27 of January, in the Mansion House. It is organised under the auspices of Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with The Department of Justice and Equality and Dublin City Council. Date: 26 January 2020 Time: 6 – 8 pm Venue: The Round Room at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 The Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration cherishes the memory of all who perished in the Holocaust. It recalls six million Jewish men, women and children and millions of others who were persecuted and murdered by the Nazis because of their ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliations or their religious beliefs. The ceremony includes readings, survivors’ recollections, candle-lighting and music. It is attended by people from all walks of life and is a moving and dignified event. To attend: There is no charge for attending HMD but it is necessary to apply for invitations.
Planet Earth II Live In Concert – 1 April 2020 Hosted by Liz Bonnin. Music by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe. For Bleeding Fingers Music City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Conducted by Matthew Freeman Planet Earth II Live in Concert, from BBC Studios and the acclaimed BBC Natural History Unit that created TV sensations, Blue Planet II and Dynasties, has announced a UK & Ireland arena tour for Spring 2020 which will include a date at 3Arena on 1st April 2020. Experience sensational footage from the BAFTA and EMMY® award winning BBC series which guarantees to bring audiences closer to the planet’s spellbinding animals, landscapes and wildlife dramas than ever before. Following on from the recent success of the 2019 Blue Planet II Live In Concert tour, these not-to-be missed live concerts will feature breathtaking, specially-selected footage shown in 4K ultra high-definition on a gigantic LED screen, as the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Freeman, play the remarkable music by Oscar winner Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe for Bleeding Fingers Music.