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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend


by Niamh ODonoghue
29th Apr 2017

Teenage girl with her pet dog

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Looking for something to do this weekend? How does a gin festival sound? Or maybe a dance festival?Happy weekend from Image!


Be Part Of The Fashion Revolution Here

Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. And in a world where we’re trying to lessen our carbon footprint and take care of our planet (while still looking fashionable), isn’t sustainability hugely important? The Fumbally Exchange, ?Hosted by?Nu., will see a series of events and collaborations with MADE Store & Gallery,?Nu.,?Proudly Made in Africa,?White & Green,?Four Threads?and Re Dress! Want to get involved but can’t make this weekends’ events? Take a snap of your favourite outfit on Instagram and tag the brand using the hashtag #WhoMadeMyClothes and find out where your clothes actually come from. For more info visit fashionrevolution.org.

Get Ready For The Dublin Dance Fest Here

Dublin’s premiere dance festival takes place this coming May 18th to May 28th offering treats from around the globe and across Ireland ranging from a Baroque feast to a Hip-Hop Dance Battle, from world-class dance on the stages of the Abbey Theatre to a baby boogie in Merrion Square Park, and with inspirations as diverse as UFOs, Virginia Woolf, striptease, and the search for true love. The first weekend of the festival highlights will include Colin Dunne presenting new work “Concert”, a free family day of dance in Merrion Square Sunday 21 May “Moveable Feast”,?and new work by Irish artists including Sibeal Davitt and Liz Roche. For more info and a full schedule, dance here.

Go To The Ranelagh Gin Fest Here

The Hill pub in Ranelagh is hosting their first ever gin festival this weekend to welcome the May bank holiday! (how kind of them, ey?) They have developed a unique Gin Menu for the weekend such as cucumber and watermelon gin mojito and raspberry infused Tom Collins. All G+T only €6 all weekend. Click here for more info.

Walk From Darkness into Light Here

The annual darkness into light walk for Pieta House will take place Saturday morning next, May 6th, across the entire country.?Darkness Into Light is a movement against suicide. Money raised helps keep Pieta House’s life-saving services free and helps us to broaden our services so that we reach those who need us. Find your venue and register here.

Visit Dublin’ Alternative Market Here

Dublin’s biggest alternative market is back tomorrow, Sunday, April 30th, in The Voodoo Lounge from 12PM – 6PM. Meet up with friends and hang-out, have a beverage or two and, of course, support local small business. ?Expect all the normal delights you’d find at a market. Entry is free and this is a family friendly event. For more info click here.