Culture Night Dublin

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Various Locations, Friday 22nd September

Culture Night Dublin / Oíche Chultúir BÁC, the annual nocturnal celebration of culture and creativity will be held on Friday, 22 September, and boasts an impressive lineup of over 250 participating venues and more than 300 captivating events. Marking 18 years of Culture Night in the capital, this year’s event shines a light on inclusivity and late night culture, with a programme highlighting accessibility and reimagining possibilities for the city after dark. In celebration of the city’s public spaces, a number of iconic outdoor venues will also be brought to life with roller discos, vogue balls and live music, supported by Dublin City Council. All events are free to attend.

Leading the lineup is the much-anticipated roller disco at Dublin's Central Plaza, supported by Hines and hosted by the talented Culture Night Dublin Ambassador, designer, influencer and skater, Gráinne Binns, with groovy disco tunes provided by Bang Bike Belfast. At St. Michan's Park, the historic Handball Alley will come alive with an incredible one-hour performance by contemporary artist Francis Fay. Meeting House Square will be buzzing with a diverse range of events for all ages to enjoy, including acrobatics, afro-dance troupes, twerk workshops and live music from style-bending band Grooveline and Mo Cultivation – a community-focused hub that celebrates the very best of urban culture from Ireland and around the world.

The Wood Quay Amphitheatre will play host Culture Night Dublin's first Vogue Ball, presented by Dublin's LGBTQ+ night QueerMania, as well as soul-stirring performances from the renowned Discovery Gospel Choir, Afro-Brazilian dance artist Alessandra Azevedo, sensational burlesque performer, Bonnie Boux, and many more. At Spencer Dock, an aerial show by international champion, Lisette Krol, and students from Tribe Fitness & Dance Studio will take your breath away. This performance will be accompanied by live music, family entertainment, and an interactive sculpture by Jane Groves called Bó Abhainn, which will pay tribute to the rich history of Dublin's dairy industry. Elsewhere, Barnardo Square will transform into an outdoor dance studio with social dance classes in both Swing and Forró provided by Mind The Step, while Capel Street and Drury Street will be electrified by a series of pop-up music performances.

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Culture Night Dublin is brought to you by Dublin City Council, with support from the Arts Council.

Friday 22nd September
From 4.00pm


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