Supper Club: 3 tasty salads to add to your weekly rotation
Supper Club: 3 tasty salads to add to your weekly rotation

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Is rejection mindset, aka ‘but what if it could be better?’ ruining online dating?
Is rejection mindset, aka ‘but what if it could be better?’ ruining online dating?

Hannah Kingston

Jennie McGinn: A week in my wardrobe
Jennie McGinn: A week in my wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

This picturesque, split-level home in Delgany is on the market for €945,000
This picturesque, split-level home in Delgany is on the market for €945,000

Sarah Finnan

Team IMAGE on the best spots for your next sea swim
Team IMAGE on the best spots for your next sea swim

Sarah Gill

What to bake this weekend: Pecan praline brownies
What to bake this weekend: Pecan praline brownies

Meg Walker

Inside this incredible €3.6 million Howth house suspended over a private lake
Inside this incredible €3.6 million Howth house suspended over a private lake

Sarah Finnan

The power of pessimism: why you should lower your expectations
The power of pessimism: why you should lower your expectations

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Irish Design Spotlight: The Tweed Project
Irish Design Spotlight: The Tweed Project

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My Life in Culture: Writer-performer Michelle Read
My Life in Culture: Writer-performer Michelle Read

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What’s On: exhibitions, festivals and lectures to visit this week


By Erin Lindsay
27th Apr 2018
What’s On: exhibitions, festivals and lectures to visit this week

That heatwave seems like a distant dream now doesn’t it? This time last week, we were sunbathing in our gardens listening to Summer Scorchers playlists on Spotify. That memory will have to sustain us until at least June, when the next two days of heat roll around. Until then, we’ll be spending our time at exhibitions, festivals and lectures aplenty, as per this week’s stellar list of what’s on in Dublin and beyond. Happy Weekend from IMAGE!

 

On Friday: Get crafty at the Lasting Impressions Exhibition

Image: Adi Toch

 

If you want to get out of Dublin this weekend, head to the National Design & Craft Gallery in Kilkenny to view Lasting Impressions, an exhibition covering a range of crafts and the process of their making. 18 leading craftspeople from Ireland and the UK will display at the exhibition, including glassmakers; jewellery makers; textile artists; furniture designers, and more.

 

SATURDAY: Hop to the Jameson Caskmates Hop Up at Eatyard

You were probably planning on heading to the Bernard Shaw at some point this weekend anyway, so why not throw some Jameson into the mix? The final sessions of their whiskey and beer tastings take place this Saturday, and as a collaboration between Jameson Caskmates IPA, Brewtonic and Eatyard, you know this is the perfect foodie Saturday.

 

TUESDAY: Be as young as you feel at the Bealtaine Festival

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You know what they say; age is just a number. And Bealtaine Festival is showing us all how true that is. Focused on creativity as we get older and active and engaged ageing, Bealtaine kicks off on Tuesday and has events all across the country, including movie screenings, workshops, dance classes and more. Open to everyone who wants to celebrate creativity and living life to the full no matter what the age.

WEDNESDAY: Ponder at the Headstuff Lecture #19

Image: Headstuff

Headstuff Lectures are a place to sit back and listen to musings on any and all subjects; almost like a live version of your favourite podcast. This month’s sees lectures from presenter Kevin McGahern; comedian Tony Cantwell; stand-up Eve Darcy; author Margaret Scott and Headstuff writer Ciaran Conliffe, all hosted by Alison Spittle.

THURSDAY: Get snappy at the Photo Ireland Festival

Image: PhotoIreland Festival

PhotoIreland Festival begins on May 1st and continues throughout the month, and this year’s theme is of particular prominence. The festival will be presenting works from two artists who focus on women’s rights, with Laia Abril’s work On Abortion launching the festival on the 3rd. If you’re interested in hard-hitting photography, or even just want to spend some time pondering the upcoming referendum, this is a creative place to do it.