What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Eat the best food that Dublin has to offer, surround yourself with the best literary minds of modern time, or have a gentle mosey around a market. Happy weekend from Image!

Take Part In The International Harbour Festival Here

The International Harbour Food Festival takes place this Su, day June 4th, and Monday, June 5th, 2017. Taking place on the East Pier in Dun Laoghaire, the festival will celebrate the Bicentenary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour with food stalls representing countries from around the world, an outdoor marine art exhibition, historic street theatre performances, plus there will be live entertainment throughout the days. Expect cuisine from Greece, France, Brazil, USA, Hungary, China, Czech Republic, Nigeria among others; featuring everything from falafel to langos, doughnuts to dumplings and BBQ to popcorn. For more info click here.

Take Part In The Festival Of Writing And Ideas Here

Join the best (THE BEST) of Irish and international literary genius’ next weekend at Boris House And Village in Carlow. Each year the festival gathers together fiction writers, historians, journalists, broadcasters, filmmakers, photographers, war correspondents and musicians for a riveting weekend of dialogue and discussion. Over 60 speakers will take part – including Florence Welch, Mary Robinson, Roddy Doyle, Fintan O’Toole, Angela Scanlon, and Roisin Ingle to name a few. A few hundred lucky readers will come to listen, mingle and exchange ideas. For tickets and info click here.

Have A Mosey In A Pop-Up Market Here

A popup warehouse market will take place tomorrow, June 4th at New Market in the heart of Dublin 8. The market will be a gathering of some of the most unique stalls and sellers in Dublin and will include crafts, vintage, vinyl, art, restored furniture, fashion, accessories, and more. Plus live music, kiddies art class, cafe, outdoor stalls and lots more. Market times from 11 – 5.

Take Part In A Live Slam Here

A live poetry slam will take place at Filmbase in Temple Bar, tomorrow and anyone is welcome to take part. There will be an open sign up on the night for 8 of the 12 slots. Sign up for poets is at the ticket desk on the night between 6-6.15pm. The first 20 people to sign up get into the show for free. If you’re planning to take part you’re asked to be mindful of a couple of rules: poems must be under 3 minutes and memorised, no props, costumes or backing tracks, poems must be original work of performer, and you will need 2 poems to compete (opening round then final). But other than that it will be mighty craic! Dorr tax is €6 and this is a non-alcohol event. Click here for more info.

Enjoy The Taste Of Poland Here

How many of you heard about Pierogi? Bigos? Smalec…How many of you have tried homemade traditional Polish Food? We will have an extensive wine, cocktail and drinks menu, including Polish Żubrówka vodka. Now is time to be part of this very special Journey. A journey of love and flavours, passion and happiness. Polish and Irish Celebrity Chefs Damian Wawrzyniak and Andrew Rudd supported by Medley Head Chef Vincent Blake will introduce you to a fine fusion of Polish and Irish dishes this Sunday, June 4th at Medley, located in the heart of Dublin 2, beside the Westin Dublin Hotel. The feast kicks off at 12noon and food will be served at 1PM. Price is €45 per person. Click here for more info.

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