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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come to the #BootsBeautyWeekender, eat at a chicken wing festival (for real), and meet an astronaut. Happy weekend from Image!


Enjoy The #BootsBeautyWeekender Here

Irish and international beauty experts will come together this weekend to bring you the best of the worlds of hair, fragrance, skincare, sun care and cosmetics tips at Boots Liffey Valley. Meet holistic therapist Elizabeth Whelan, make-up artist Ken Boylan and beauty guru and digital influencer Alessandra Steinherr, get amazing tips and tricks and shop some amazing bargains, and go home with an amazing goody bag. It’s not too late to RSVP to these complementary events, so do it right here and join us this afternoon!

Take Part In An Actual Chicken Wings Festival Here (No Lie)

The Wings Food Fest returns to Bray this weekend and is dedicated to all things crispy and clucky. You’ll also find a street market, a hot wings challenge, live music and more. For more information and to register for hot wings challenge see www.wingsfoodfest.com.

Enjoy Spoke Word Here

A night of live spoken word, music, and drama, ‘What’s the Story?’ is a showcase of live literature from the community, celebrating life in the Liberties. Hosted by Colm Keegan Poet and Writer, with special guest Stephen James Smith. Tickets are €5 on the door. Doors 7.30pm, show starts 8pm sharp!Click here for more info.

Learn About The Lost Fashion Of The Liberties Here

Join historian Rua Ruth as she takes guest on a historic fashion-lead hunt through some of the oldest streets in Dublin. Ruth will be trailing a group of curious cats around the Liberties, a traditionally working class area of South Dublin, just west of Christ Church Cathedral. The Liberties has always been a bastion for the skilled trades, and its participation in textile manufacturing was no different. There were tanneries on New Row South, silk and linen weavers on Weaver’s Street, and can you guess what used to happen at Tailor’s Hall? If you have a passion for fashion, or indeed, for history, you will find this tour riveting. What a fun way to explore a historic neighbourhood. Tickets cost €15. For more info click here.

Learn From An Astronaut Here

Ever wanted to meet an astronaut? Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be in the mission control room? You’re invited to join Rick O’Shea at Dublin’s Trinity College for a once-in-a-lifetime chat with NASA astronaut Dan Tani and Andrea Boyd from the Space Station Control Centre of the European Space Agency. Attendees are asked to arrive at the Ed Burke theatre by 13:30 with your tickets ready so the event will be set for, ahem, lift off at 14:00. Buy your tickets here.

Watch The Wimbledon FInal Here

Looking to watch the Wimbledon final in style? There’s nothing quite like Wimbledon to channel the summer vibes and we are certainly getting in the spirit at WILDE. Serving up delicious Pimms Cooler with earl grey tea, cucumber, basil and strawberry – perfect to enjoy on Wildes’ beautiful garden terrace. WILDE presents the ideal setting for a special summer dining experience, with a touch of 1930’s vintage glamour. Book your table online at http://www.wilde.ie/book-now/ or by phone  +353 1 646 3352.

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