THE BEST OF THIS WEEK’S DUBLIN EVENTS- WEEK COMMENCING 06.05.19

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Welcome to my weekly Dublin events posts, published every single Sunday sharing the best things happening around the city each week. I really hope you enjoy them.

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My top picks of events happening in Dublin this week:

Monday

EventYogasonics Workshop Dublin

Location- Yoga Loft, Temple Bar

Description- Yogasonics
Workshop Session 2hrs 15min.
An immersive upload of the BreathewiththeBeat Technology as it is attuned with Asana, Vinyasa and Pranayama.
This two hour workshop is for Yogis/Yoga Studios to introduce the breathewiththebeat system of asana, movement and synchronising the beat attuned breath into our bodymind consciousness on all levels.
For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth. ~Sanskrit Proverb

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. ~Thích Nhất Hạnh
The tone of musical instruments and our own voice facilitate deepening the resonance of our body-mind with the universal rhythms and wholeness of spirit. Yogic practices of rhythmic breath and devotion, chanting and singing, or other forms of gentle movement such as T’ai chi, promote integration…. As we align more closely with our own rhythm, serendipity is a frequent visitor as we resonate more closely with the rhythms of the universe. ~JoEllen Goertz Koerner
Pranayama is the spirit and soul of our yoga practice.
Regulating Breath is regulating life. We know that slow steady breaths calm our mind and settle our nervous system. We might also be aware that faster breathing generates heat and moves stagnant energy, waking us up when we’re tired or unfocused.
Breathing with the beat synchronises and regulates our breath, our inhales and exhales evenly, rhythmically. The omnipotent steady bpm of the music is the underlying presence to this regulation. We inhale and exhale for the 8 rhythm to begin our practice. Usually I begin with a bpm of 90-100; its downtempo and deep and the monotone rhythm taps into our instinctual base brains, offering it a steady heartbeat of harmony.
Movement is introduced slowly into the class. Mindful flowing easeful releases of the main joints of the body as we’re lying down, so that we sync with ourselves, our own ‘house’ before we rise up to a more dynamic practice on our feet.
From base to crown, we mindfully and musically bring rhythm, awareness and sonic sensations to all parts of our house, in rhythm with the ‘house’ of those practising with us. The rhythm of my house is synched with the wider ’house’.
We flow through Vinyasa Sequences to synchronise this new rhythmic attunement with our yoga flows.
Music and especially warm rhythmic music is the heartbeat of our soul and so with mindful lyrics, soulful harmonics and familiar frequencies, our inner world is softened and our hearts lifted, there is a natural and ecstatic high that comes with this consistent regulation and attunement with the breath and beat.
Subtle ultrasonics, rainbow light yoga nidra and deep silence are part of our wind down and savasana, where we allow the flow of the sound waves to settle and sync with our system.
2:15 Hours.

I have practiced and taught with the beat for 10 years and have refined and attuned this work with particular relevance to the 7 main energy centres of the bodymindconsciousness, the chakras.

Cost- €33

Time- 10.30-12.45

Children’s eventWoolapalooza Festival

Location- Airfield Estate, Dundrum

Description- Thrilling sheepdog trials with Denis Birchall, Ireland’s One Man & His Dog Champion, Barber Rodney and his super sheep shears, live music and dancing at the Woolapalooza Céilí and so much more..

Woolapalooza farm festival returns to Airfield Estate, Dundrum, Dublin this May bank holiday weekend!

With a bumper amount of farm-themed activities including;
Sheep Shearing
Sheepdog trials
Best Tea Cosy Competition
All Day Grill
Guild of Irish Spinners, Weavers & Dyers
Ceili Music & Dancing
Butchery Demos
Cooking & Baking Demos
All day brunch in Overends Kitchen
Drop in craft sessions
Niki Collier Felt Workshops & Installation
Dry Stone Wall Association demonstrations
Biodiversity / Natural Dye Foraging walks
Irish Embroiderers Guild & Irish Patchwork Society – Demonstrations & exhibition

Plus all of our daily activities & lots more to be announced..

Cost- Adults: €12 Kids: €5 Under 3’s: Free

Time- 09.30-17.00

Tuesday

Event2 for 1 Tuesdays: Workshop 3, Pilsner

Location- Artisan Brew Academy, 118 Thomas Street

Description- “Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime!”

In this workshop we are going to learn about the classic Pilsner and its rich history. Courses are all introductory and no prior brewing experience is needed!

This is part of a special series of events every second Tuesday where you can learn how to make a variety of styles of beer and what makes them taste so damn good.

Each ticket will provide admittance to 2 guests who will brew a batch of beer alongside our expert brewers throughout the night alongside a wide variety of tastings.

Cost- €49

Time- 19.00-20.00

Children’s eventMay Toddler Time with Sarah Sparkles

Location- Clondalkin Library, Monastery Road, Dublin 22

Description- Come and take part in our parent and toddler session for ages 2+. Stories, rhymes and bubbles with Sarah Sparkles.

Cost- Free

Time- 12.00-13.00

Wednesday

EventFat White Family – The Button Factory

Location- The Button Factory, Temple Bar

Description- Following the announcement of their new album, Serfs Up!, Fat White Family are set to take their incendiary live show on the road around the U.K. this May. They will perform live at The Button Factory, 8th May 2019.

Tickets go on pre-sale at 10am on the 30th January 2019 and general sale at 10am on February 1st via www.ticketmaster.ie

Having released their second album, Songs For Our Mothers in January 2016, core-members Lias and Nathan Saoudi relocated to Sheffield and set about writing the album. Joined by co-conspirator Saul Adamczewski and recorded at their own Champzone studios in the Attercliffe area of the city, Serfs Up! was finished in late autumn 2018 with the help of long-time collaborator, Liam D. May and features a guest appearance from Baxter Dury on Tastes Good With The Money.

Serfs Up! is a lush and masterful work, lascivious and personal. Tropical, sympathetic and monumental. It invites the listener in rather than repel them through wilful abrasion. Fat White Family have broken previous default patterns of behaviour, and as such their third album heralds a new day dawning.

Where once they soundtracked a grubby Britain of vape shops, Fray Bentos dinners and blackened tin-foil, a crepuscular comedown realm stalked by Shipman, Goebbels and Mark E. Smith, Fat White Family now inhabit another cosmos entirely. Serfs Up! is the product of a band of outlaws reborn. Few but themselves could have forecast it: Fat White Family survived. Fat White Family got wise. Fat White Family got sophisticated.

Cost- €23-26

Time- 19.30

Children’s eventMonkstown ‘Music for Babies’

Location- Knox Hall, Monkstown Road, Monkstown

Description- Classical music concerts for grandparents, parents and babies in a relaxed, local setting.

Come and enjoy the finest chamber music as your baby feeds, sleeps, plays and absorbs all the benefits of this wonderful music.

Wondering what our concerts are like..? Take a peek here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pg-Uy9lpdfE

Join us for a coffee mingle from 10.30am!

Cost- €13

Time- 11.00-12.00

Thursday

EventArt History Series- Artists’ Memoirs

Location- Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North

Description-Join Jessica Fahy for these illustrated lectures when the vivid accounts of artist’s lives and careers are explored through the medium of writing by artists.

Fee €20 in total for both days including tea/coffee.

Cost- €20

Time- 14.00-16.00

Children’s eventSubsounds End-Of-Year Gig

Location- The Civic, Tallaght

Description- Join us for this FREE event here at the Civic.
Participants from 7 schools perform a selection of new material they have written between September 2018 and May 2019. The concert is also a launch gig for the digital release of the album SubSounds: Schools 2019. The schools taking part are: Killinarden Community School; Firhouse Community College; Coláiste Phadraig, Lucan; St Aidan’s Community School, Brookfield; Coláste BrIde, Clondalkin; Rathfarnham Parish National School, and participants from the SubSounds: Tallaght collective.

Cost- Free

Time-20.00

Friday

EventPaint Your Own Mandala Journal

Location- The Clockwork Door, 51 Wellington Quay

Description-Learn how to paint a mandala journal with Inner Wild Fire.

Mandala art is both therapeutic and symbolic so what better way to chillout on a Friday evening than by painting a mandala journal and personalizing as a great gift for yourself or a loved one! There will be a few options for designs on the night, you just need to bring your lovely self!

– please message me what name you would like on the journal as this will be prepared before the workshop.

All materials provided

Instructor to guide you step by step

Free tea, coffee, biscuits & popcorn

Expect candles, fairy lights and zen.

Cost- €20

Time- 19.00-21.00

Children’s eventLet’s Build!

Location- Dalkey Library

Description- Dalkey Library hosts regular Lego building sessions for tots using our Duplo Lego and building blocks. Suitable for 0-4yrs, all are welcome.

Cost- Free

Time- 10.15-11.15

Saturday

Event- Bottomless Buckfast Brunch at The Shaw

Location- The Bernard Shaw, 11-12 Richmond St South

Description- When everything’s an effort, you need the liquid of champions! On May 11th + 12th at The Bernard Shaw and Eatyard, we pay homage to the holiest of liquors next to Christs blood itself straight from the Benedictine Monks of Buckfast Abbey. We’ve been serving it here , through good times and bad, for 12 whole years now. We like to think of ourselves as Bucky connoisseurs of the highest order..

Cost-€30

Time- 11.00-14.00

Children’s eventArts & Crafts for Children – Painting

Location- Lucan Library, Newcastle Road

Description-As part of the Clondalkin Handcraft and Horticultural Show, 2019, events will take place in Lucan, Clondalkin and Tallaght Libraries between February and May.

All items made at the workshops will be entered in the Clondalkin Handcraft and Horticultural Show, 2019, taking place in Áras Chrónáin on 30th June. All children attending the workshops must be accompanied by an adult. All workshops suitable for 6 – 12 year-olds.

Cost- Free

Time- 14.00-16.00

Sunday

EventDublin Eurovision Party

Location- Anseo, Camden Street

Description- From 20h at Anseo Upstairs (18 Candem St)
– Dance to the entries that will compete the following week in Tel Aviv
– Listen to the greatest Eurovision tracks
– Enjoy the opportunity to dance to the non qualifiers of this year
– Play an ESC quiz (be ready and download kahoot app)
– Meet other eurofans
– Bring your flags
– Great atmosphere

Cost- Free entry

Time- 20.00-00.30

Children’s eventKIDS GUIDE SUMMER CAMP FAIR 2019- DUN LAOGHAIRE, DUBLIN

Location- Royal Marine Hotel, The Ballroom, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire

Description- Kids Guide Dublin is excited to announce the Fourth Annual Kids Guide Summer Camp Fair in Dun Laoghaire!

Come discover dozens of Ireland’s best summer camps under one roof! Share all the fun and invite your friends! FREE for everyone – bring the entire family and discover great summer camps available for kids in the South County Dublin metro area and beyond this summer.

Join us for a great day for parents and kids alike, and discover some new, tried, and children’s activities and services to delight your kids this summer and year-round! With loads of our best Summer Camp Partners showcasing their programmes, you’re sure to find something just right for each of your kids!

Come prepared to book in so you’re sure to get your child’s place confirmed, and we’ll show them some fun with many interactive taster sessions to ensure a great day for all, big and small!

Tickets are STRONGLY recommended, as last year’s event was a sell out and jam-packed

Cost- €12

Time- 10.30-16.30

 

Enjoy!!

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