Wells House and Gardens is an award-winning tourist destination located south of Gorey. Today is their 4th birthday and to celebrate, Wells House is hosting a special open air theatre performance of Shakespeare’s A Mid Summer Nights Dream. Celebrations continue tomorrow too with a garden party and barbeque suitable for all the family. For more info or tickets, click here
Support Your Local Artists Here
The Blind Elephant Collective are a group of Dublin-based illustrators who formed a group in 2009 to set themselves bi-weekly illustration challenges. On July 28th, the collective will launch their latest exhibition which will see the collective transform the work of Quinten Blake; who creates the enchanted illustrations to Roald Dahl’s treasured stories. The exhibition take’s place at the Jam Art Factory at St. Patricks Street, Dublin. For more info click here.
Get Your Claws Done Here
Jenny Wong is a miniature lady, super costume designer-turned-nail-technician. After a stint working alongside the other glitter balls in Tropical Popical, she has made the bold move and opened her own studio in The Crow Street Collective in Temple Bar. Her eye for detail means that you’re guaranteed to leave her loving your new claws. For more info, or to book an appointment with Jenny, click here.
Share Your Creativity Here
Event extraordinaire’s Hunt & Gather Creations are having a creative casting call on Friday, July 22nd. The curators are calling on individuals from all creative disciplines to come in and share new ideas and portfolios and to share and trade skills with other creatives. The event will take place in Hangar at Andrews Lane, Dublin 2, from 12pm – 8pm with free entry. For more info on the day, click here.
Canalaphonic and Dublin City Council are back with their next instalment of the outdoor Summer Canal Bank Market, tomorrow, Sunday, July 17th, located on the beautiful canal bank at Portobello Square. Expect over 25 traders selling vinyl records, vintage clothing, arts and crafts, and food and drink. Music will be on hand, and apparently, the sunshine will too. The market opens from 11am to 5pm. For more info, click here.