1. 12 Points Festival

The Sugar Club will house four nights of contemporary jazz, showcasing twelve emerging jazz acts from across Europe. By day, attend the ‘Jazz Futures’ industry conference and by night, unwind at the after-hours jam sessions.

When? September 5—8 Where? The Sugar Club How much? €18+

2. Caitlin Moran: Off The Page

The amicable and amusing Caitlin Moran will chat about life, writing and How To Be Famous as part of The International Literature Festival Dublin. Expect an evening of confessional humour and hilarity.

Where? National Concert Hall  When? 7 September How much? €22.50+


3. Dublin Fringe Festival

Fresh, bold, vibrant creativity will be unleashed in fringes and venues throughout Dublin City for two whole weeks this September. The Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 will be bigger, bolder and more exciting than ever! Check out our list of must-see shows here.

Where? Throughout Dublin When? 8—23 September How much? Various


4. coffee|culture #6

coffee|culture returns for the sixth instalment of caffeine-fuelled creativity. This month, we’re hosting A Feast for the Eyes presenting chef Katie Sanderson and designer Trevor Finnegan, whose combined practices aptly express parallels between culinary arts and creativity.

Where? Salt & Stove When? 14 September How much? €7.50+


5. Beck’s Be Kreativ Live

Beck’s are hosting a new night of inspiration and creativity in The Sugar Club featuring the likes of designer Craig Oldham, photographer Ellius Grace, illustrator Kelly Anna London, design and illustration collective UsFolk and creative gurus This Greedy Pig.

Booze, creatives and socialising – what’s not to love?

Where? The Sugar Club When? 20 September How much? €12+

6. Tara Flynn

Tara Flynn will perform a hilarious iteration of Naked Truth: The Nude entirely through Irish Art as part of Culture Night 2018. Set in the backdrop of Cork City, the show will be hosted in tandem with 80 artworks by 30 artists uncovering the naked body in the work and practice of Irish artists.

Where? Crawford Art Gallery, Cork When? 21 September  How much? Free


7. The Wexford Documentary Film Festival

A curated programme of documentary film unravels in the sunny south-east.  Keeping with the ethos of the festival, films will explore social, political and environmental concerns including Q & As with international directors as well as discussions, debates and workshops.

Where? Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford When? 21-23 September How much? Free

8. Culture Night 2018

Our absolute favourite day of the year is back with with a night of cultural excursions sampling art, design, creativity, food, film – you name it! Our recommendation for the night? It has to be Above the Fold at Coffeewerk + Press (more to be announced soon!).

Where? Across Ireland When? 21 September How much? Free


9. CBI International Conference: Dreams & Nightmares

A celebration of children’s books returns with a a weekend-long festival highlighting the importance of books for young people. CBI are encouraging the youth of Ireland to get lost in literature at a host pf interactive and engaging talks and events.

Where? Lighthouse Cinema D7 When? 22-23 September How much? €90+

10. Dublin Theatre Festival

Dublin Theatre Festival are breaking down the fourth wall with a seamless presentation of live performance showcasing international productions, engaging and provocative Irish work, theatre for kids, as well a series of critical talks, artist development programmes and industry events.

 Where? Throughout Dublin When? 27 September — 14 October How much? Various


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