What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Get into the festive spirit at Farmleigh, learn to make your own wreath and celebrate Other Voices. Happy weekend from IMAGE!


Learn To Make Your Own Festive Wreath Here

Florist Joeanna Caffrey will help you settle into the Christmas season this week with an exclusive wreath-making class in Avoca, Dunboyne. Joeanna will demonstrate how to create the perfect festive designs for your home in a bespoke floral masterclass at her pop-up in Avoca this coming Tuesday, December 5th. The class will run from 9:45am until 11:15am and tickets are priced at €15. To book a place visit joeannacaffrey.ie.

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Celebrating The Best In Music, Food And Culture Here

Music is at the heart of the eir Other Voices Festival, which takes place in Dingle, Co.Kerry from December 1st to 3rd, and there’s plenty more on offer for those looking to make the most of the trip to Dingle for the three-day festival of song, story, arts and culture. Enjoy some pre-Christmas retail therapy in between gigs with a 10% discount for all festival goers at a range of stores in town including La Boheme, Strand House, Niamh Utsch Jewellery, Green Lane Gallery and Holden Leather Goods.Drop into the eir Other Voices Sound Studio, a public recording studio on Main Street where anyone can drop by and turn their hand to recording a song or a performance. There is literally so much going on in beautiful Dingle this weekend so if you're in the neighbourhood, stop by. For more info see othervoices.ie.

Get Gifted Here

The Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair takes places this coming week in the RDS, Dublin, and will showcase Ireland's leading creators of beautiful, eco-friendly and ethical garments with cutting-edge designs. Formerly known as the National Crafts and Design Fair, it celebrates more than 600 Irish designers and makers, ranging from fashion and jewellery design to art and traditional toy-making. This year's event also includes a spectacular Christmas food emporium featuring over 120 artisan food producers, taste-tempting visitors with the best of the season’s fare. The fair runs from Tuesday, December 5th, to Sunday, December 10th. In addition, there will be 10% off everything at the Fair on Tuesday, December 5th. For tickets and more info, click here.

Celebrate The Festive Season Here

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This December, Farmleigh, located in Dublin's Phoenix Park, will be home to a wonderful array of markets, live cribs, Christmas reindeer, story-telling and more. Drop by today or tomorrow and experience an afternoon of children's entertainment with a traditional Punch And Judy puppet show, choirs, live crib demonstration and the first Christmas market of the month – all in the lush surroundings of the park. Click here to see the full Christmas schedule at Farmleigh.

Visit The Official Dublin Flea Christmas Market Here

The Dublin Flea Christmas Market returns to The Point Square this coming week and will officially open on Thursday, December 7th, through to Sunday, December 10th. Running from 1 pm to 8 pm Thursday and Friday, and 11 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday, this free-entry, indoor, Christmas market it will host a whopper collection of over 140 stalls selling a unique mix of festive gifts. Alongside the Dublin Flea’s much-loved mix of vintage and collectables, the market hosts an unbelievable collection of independent Irish craft-makers, designers and artists that you cannot find readily on the high street. Click here for more info.

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