The virtual culture events I’ll be attending as part of Dublin Culture Night on September 18, 2020
Photo: Culture Night
It wouldn’t be September in Ireland without the annual Culture Night! This year most events have been moved online, which will no doubt feel different. One of my favourite parts about Culture Night is feeling the buzz as people hop around the city to different locations.
However, the plus side of attending virtual events means you can fit more in! I took a look at all the Dublin events available and picked my top ten. I will be making my way through as many of these as I can fit in on September 18th for Dublin Culture Night 2020!
Join the experts at the Irish Whiskey Museum as they teach you the history of Irish whiskey and the different varieties of whiskey produced in Ireland.
Photo: Adam Jaime
The popular Drag & Draw event is back for Culture Night! Learn how to draw using materials you likely have at home. This event runs from 7-8:30pm and will be live streamed on their Facebook page.
The storytellers at the National Leprechaun Museum will be introducing a different Dublin character each hour from 4pm to 10pm on their YouTube channel.
One for the theatre buffs! Get a peek behind the curtain at Ireland’s National theatre, the Abbey.
Photo: bjaglin on Flickr
Take a peek inside a famous Dublin’s landmark, Freemasons’ Hall, the headquarters of Irish Freemasonry since 1869.
Liz Walsh of 29 Bride Street will take you through the process of block printing using a potato!
Photo: 29 Bride Street
Let the astronomers of DIAS Dunsink Observatory teach you a thing or two about the stars! This event runs from 7-8:30pm and booking is required.
How do climate change and culture intersect? Join this discussion from the Climate Ambassador Programme, hosted by 2FM DJ Tara Stewart.
Have you ever wanted to see what it’s like inside the Houses of the Oireachtas? Join this tour of Leinster House!
Get yourself inside the Department of Foreign Affairs to learn the history of this beautiful building.
There you have it! My picks for 2020’s Culture Night in Dublin, done virtually. Make sure you click through to each event that you’re interested in and double check if you need to register and if there is a start time. Also make sure you get your whiskey ready for the virtual tasting!