Join the best of Irish Millinery talent for an intimate meeting at The Só Collective in Kildare Village today and tomorrow. Eleven designers will be in store to showcase their magnificent creations, talk through their designs, as well as offer bespoke consultation services to a handful of lucky clients. There will also be a consultant stylist on hand to help if you have a special occasion coming up. For more info click here or search the hashtag #LetThemWearHats.
Want to help a great cause, see your favourite bands, and meet other cool people? The Workers Beer Company (WBC) – a not-for-profit organisation that runs bars at festivals – and The Abortions Rights Campaign are looking for volunteers to pull pints at upcoming gigs and festivals including Longitude, The Stone Roses, and Lionel Richie. All you have to do is be over 18, be sound, and fill out this registration form. For more info click here.
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Calling all female media powerhouses: Women in Film and Television Ireland (WFT.I) in association with the 28thGalway Film Fleadh are presenting a special panel on creating a stronger voice for women – when writing, casting and auditioning – today at the Galway Rowing Club. Panellists include Screenwriter Kirsten Smith, who co-wrote Legally Blonde, 10 Things I Hate About You and Ella Enchanted, casting supremo Louise Kiely Casting, screenwriter, playwright and actor Stefanie Preissner. For more info, or to book tickets, click here.
The Laya Healthcare City Spectacular triumphantly returns from July 8th to July 10th at Merrion Square. There is literally something going on here for every age: there are the international street performers, Titan the robot (the world famous fully-animated giant robot), the Just Eat street, and Petacular – and area run by the DSCPA for the four-legged friend in your life. Running daily from 12 pm. For more info click here.
Beatyard returns to Dún Laoghaire Harbour across the last weekend in July. The festival weekender brings together the best in urban food, streetwear, music, science, art, design, and discussion, and is suitable for all ages. This year’s headliners include Boney M, Lee Scratch Perry, Tensnake, and Bad Bones, among many others. Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the harbour, it’s the perfect way to wave farewell to the summer while grooving to some soul and funk and eating delicious food. Tickets from €49.50. For more info click here.