Workman’s Club Post-Banker Block Party
A whole weekend of free fun at the Workman’s Club, August 9th-12th.
The nice folk at the Workman’s want to help you beat your post-bank-holiday-blues into submission with a Block Party the following weekend – three days of gigs, comedy, pop-up shops and, wait for it, the one and only Don Conroy…
Thursday, August 9th, will see the Totally Wired comedy duo take to the stage for some serious lols plus you can check out the MISNOMER exhibition on the first floor – a collection of work by Irish artists and designers curated by Shane O’Donaghue.
Friday is all about the music with gigs from Katie Kim and Last Days of 1984 amongst others, and Ed Smith providing the tunes upstairs from 10pm.
But the party really kicks off on Saturday with a market on The Terrace from 3-6pm. The finest wares from Oxfam Books, Public Beware, Feral Foods, The Picture Rooms, Orla Goodwin, Silver Dragon Jewellery and French Hens Jewellery will all be on offer plus home-made cakes by Mary O’Reilly, collectible music from Ciaran Savage and clothes and curios from Aideen Rafferty. Saturday also sees The Richter Collective hosting a pop up record shop on the ground floor of Number 9.
3pm – Digital SLR Workshop hosted by The Picture Rooms.
4pm – Drawing workshop with Don Conroy in the Vintage Room.
5pm – Whiskey tasting in The Bison Bar.
3-7pm – Workshop with Gavin Timlin from Ableton Live Music Production/createsound.ie, covering music production and djing, in the Number 9 Bar.
3-7pm – Acoustic sets upstairs from VerseChorusVerse, You Kiss By The Book and more.
From 8pm onwards The Venue will play host to Alarmist, Kid Karate and Overhead The Albatross, followed by a dj set from May Kay of Fight Like Apes.
Sunday will see the Oxfam Vintage Shop happening in The Vintage Room from 3pm and Sean Bryan from Cut And Sew will be in for a spot of free hairstyling between 3-6pm. There’ll also be a vintage film screening of the classic Cinema Paradiso at 8pm followed by a Dress Dance at 11pm in The Venue.
The Workman’s have even provided this little timetable so you won’t miss anything:
Check out www.theworkmansclub.com for more info.
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