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What To Do Today: Your Guide To The Weekend


by Niamh ODonoghue
20th Aug 2016
What To Do Today: Your Guide To The Weekend

Swap Clothes Here

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Nu Clothing – an ethical fashion community that aims to provide sustainable, cheap and ethical alternatives to fashion brands – will hold their monthly clothes swap at Wigwam today from 12:30PM-3PM. How does it work? Bring any unwanted clothes and exchange them for fair trade and ethical rags. Expect tote bags, eco-friendly T’s, DIY ideas for your current wardrobe, and cocktails. Nu is a creative project by Ali Kelly and Aisling Byrne, who hope to expand and create a community of fashion followers who interchange wardrobes, swap, and borrow clothes. For more information on the event, click here.

Enjoy Craft Beer And Cider Here

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Yelp Dublin and The Camden Exchange are holding a craft beer and craft cider mini festival to help round off the summer. The festival will take place over two nights from Thursday, August 275h to Saturday, August 27th and will include tasting experiences from top Irish craft breweries, chats with beer experts, and traditional street food. Early bird tickets are €10 and include two beers and light bites. For more info and tickets click here.

Take Notes From The Experts Here

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Online high-street retailers OPSH will hold special workshops for students wishing to work in the fashion industry. Hosted by the McGinn sisters, the one-day workshop, which will be held on Saturday, august 27th, and will cover topics around print and online journalism, fashion journalism, communications, graphic design, PR, and styling. According to the successful sisters, the course ?aims to demystify the fashion industry through a series of fun, interactive and highly engaging workshops?. Tickets for the event cost €100 and can be bought here.

Celebrate India Day Here

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Immerse yourself in rich Indian culture at this year’s annual India Day. Taking place today in the beautiful surroundings of Farmleigh House in the Phoenix Park, you’re invited to experience the best of Indian cuisine, dress, dance and music; against the backdrop of the classic?estate. Admission is free and is a perfect excuse to get the family outdoors. for more info click here.

Sing Your Heart Out Here

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You better shape up and get your dancing shoes and vocals ready for a special Grease sing-along event; taking place tonight, August 20th, at the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield. Yes, it’s a little overboard on the cheese-o-meter, but sometimes you just need to sing cheesy musical numbers into a cold gin and tonic while gazing into the eyes of your lover…sign me up baby! Tickets from €6. For times and bookings click here

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