Circus Performance with Jitterbug Jackson
As part of the Made in Darndale summer festival, join Hugh Brown as Jitterbug Jackson for a fun-filled performance at the Bell Square!
This is a free event. All welcome to attend.
Venue Bell Square
Date 26 May 2023
Dublin International Film Festival with Sphere 17DIFF has invited members from Sphere 17 to become shortlisters for the short film category for this year's festival. Young peoople from Bonnybrook and Kilbarrack have been tasked with selecting 8 films for screening on 1 March at St Benedicts Resource Centre in Kilbarrack at 6.30pm. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome!
Walk About Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz goes walk-about in Darndale! Come and meet Dorothy, Scarecrow, Lion and the Witch!
Darndale Through The YearsJoin us for an afternoon of history and storytelling. Learn about how Darndale came to be and share your own memories with other residents - all while enjoying some tea and cake! This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Traveller Oral Traditions – Music & PoetryOn Sunday, 29 May, Creative Places Darndale will take part in the International Literature Festival Dublin with a once-off event. Join gifted performers from the Travelling Community as they share the music, poetry, and stories that resonate within their cultural heritage.
Circus Performance with Jitterbug JacksonJoin Hugh Brown as Jitterbug Jackson for a fun-filled performance at the Bell Square! This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Main Show: The Dare to be Darndale CabaretRoll up, roll up! Join us for what is sure to be a spectacular evening of performances, including Courtney's Daredevil Circus, in our big top tent at Darndale Park.
Ballet in DarndaleIreland’s Prima Ballerina Niamh O’Flannagain will perform Waltz of the Flowers, a beautiful dance from Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker Ballet.
Virtual Reality Screening: Francis Footwork by CoisCéim Dance TheatreMulti award-winning dance company, CoisCéim Dance Theatre, brings their magical Virtual Reality show Francis Footwork to Darndale.
Festival VillageFun for all the family. Join us at the park for circus, music, dance, workshops and more! This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Family Fun at Darndale ParkJoin us for face painting, street performances, outdoor painting and modelling workshops, food trucks and much more!
Preview: The Dare to be Darndale CabaretRoll up, roll up! Join us for what is sure to be a spectacular afternoon of performances, including Courtney's Daredevil Circus, in our big top tent at Darndale Park.
Live at Darndale Park: Shakalak and The Jerry Fish Electric SideshowJoin us for an evening of live music from local legends to close out this year's Made in Darndale festival with a bang!
The Dare to be Darndale Cabaret (Matinée)Roll up, roll up! Join us for what is sure to be a spectacular afternoon of performances in our big top tent at Darndale Park. With Ringmaster John Connors, the Dare to be Darndale Cabaret is not to be missed! This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Stilt Walking and Puppetry ShowsLook out for our stylish stilt walker, Hugh Brown, who will show you some of his magic tricks and juggling. Hugh will be accompanied by puppet maker Martin Cahill of No Strings Attached Theatre.
Hip-Hop Workshop with Chris DylusLearn some of the latest Hip-Hop moves in this free workshop with Chris Dylus, Dublin based hip hop and breakdancer extraordinaire!
The Voice of Darndale ChoirEmbrace the spirit of Christmas this year and join The Voice of Darndale Choir who will be performing live at the Mansion House on Thursday 15 December from 7pm.
Darndale Heads: Portrait Project for the People of DarndaleOn Fri 26 May, the Darndale Heads project will be exploring Darndale taking photo portraits of residents across the village. Contact us to have your portrait taken!
Culture Night in DarndaleCome and celebrate Culture Night with us in Darndale! We have a wonderful selection of cultural events taking place in and around Darndale on Friday 23 September 2022 from 12.20pm onwards! All events are free and everyone is welcome!
Made in Darndale FestivalThe Made in Darndale Summer Festival takes place from 16 - 19 June. Join us for this FREE celebration of Darndale's own artists and talent!
The Dare to be Darndale CabaretRoll up, roll up! Join us for what is sure to be a spectacular evening of performances in our big top tent at Darndale Park. With Ringmaster John Connors, the Dare to be Darndale Cabaret is not to be missed! This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Pop Up Urban DancePop Up Urban Dance performance in Darndale environs with MATT SZCZEREK, a Dublin based (contemporary-urban) Dance Artist and a professional member of Dance Ireland.
The Darndale Dog ShowCalling all dogs of Darndale... it's time to strut your stuff! Join comedian Willie White as he hosts The Darndale Dog Show. Lots of prizes to be won by pooches of all shapes and sizes. This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Made in Darndale Arts ExhibitionSwing by the Darndale Belcamp Village Centre and see local artists of all ages, both amateur and professional, display their art works to demonstrate the amazing talent in the area. This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
The Voice of Darndale ChoirThe Voice of Darndale Choir is an amateur ensemble group. The group was formed to perform a specially commissioned work by composer Conor Mitchell, inspired by our experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This project is presented in partnership with Faoin Spéir Artane.
Cruinniú na nÓg – Go Fly Your KiteFly your kite in Darndale Park as part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2022!
Stilt Walking WorkshopOur Stilt Walking Workshop takes place every Thursday from 3-5pm at Sphere 17 Priorswood. Aimed at 10-13 year olds, this course commences on 28 April and runs until mid-June. Enrolment is on Monday 25 April at Sphere 17 Priorswood from 2.30pm - 5pm.
Darndale Together After DarkCome and join us for a wonderful evening of spooky fun Halloween entertainment in Darndale Belcamp Village Centre on 31st October from 4 - 7pm. Creative Places Darndale is delighted to be working with Darndale Together on this amazing new festival!
Street Art Tour of Dublin CityCreative Places Darndale, Sphere 17 RYS Darndale and Alternative Dublin will take to the streets of the Dublin to explore the work of the city's most talented street artists.
Citizen Commissioners at the ChipperMeet us at Di Lucia's to learn more about our Citizen Commissioners project, so you can have a say about art in your area!
Culture Night in DarndaleCreative Places Darndale invites you to 'Made in Darndale', a free cabaret extravaganza that will be taking place on Culture Night, Friday 17th September at Darndale Belcamp Village Centre.
The Gruffalo: Puppet Show with No Strings Theatre CompanyNo Strings Theatre Company presents a hand-crafted puppetry performance of ‘The Gruffalo’ for all ages to enjoy.
Aerial CirqueBreathtaking performance by Aerial Cirque as they dance in the sky, seemingly weightless on a vertical stage.
The Fabulous Mr. HEnjoy a thrilling Solo Circus Acrobat performance when Mr. H visits selected areas of Darndale to surprise and dazzle with his skills and trickery attempting to turn the world inside out and upside down.
Art Workshop at Sphere 17Our Art Workshop takes place every Thursday from 3-5pm at Sphere 17 Priorswood. Aimed at 10-13 year olds, this course commences on 28 April and runs until mid-June. Enrolment is on Monday 25 April at Sphere 17 Priorswood from 2.30pm - 5pm.
Live Mural Painting with Klo Wi and ZurdieJoin members of the all-female street art collective, Minaw, as they paint a mural specially commissioned for the Made in Darndale summer festival. Come and see the large scale painting evolve before your eyes - you might even get the chance to make your mark on it too!
Darndale Street ParadeTo kick off the Made in Darndale summer festival, students from Our Lady Immaculate Junior and Senior School, St. Francis National School and Sphere 17 Priorswood will join together in a colourful parade to entertain their family and friends.
Street and Break Dance Workshop with Don KingCome and join in on this pop up street and break dance workshop with Don King on Tuesday at the Belcamp Courtyard.
Opera in DarndaleIrish Tenor, John Scott will be singing excerpts from well-known operas in various locations around Darndale.
The History of Darndale Walking Tour with Pat LiddyHave you ever wanted to know more about where you live? Join Pat Liddy for a walking tour through the various locations and landmarks of Darndale and find out lots of interesting stories about your area. This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Pop Up Dance WorkshopSarah Ryan is a dance artist based in Dublin. Sarah is a stable and multifaceted freelance dance artist in the dance sector. She has worked with a wide range of choreographers, directors and companies from artistic backgrounds. See her perform in celebration of International Dance Day at the Belcamp Village Square.
Festival Village: Traveller Arts and CultureJoin us at Darndale Park and explore the rich cultural heritage of the Irish Travelling Community. From tinsmithing and storytelling, to music and folklore, immerse yourself in Traveller culture. This event is part of the Made in Darndale summer festival.
Mark Flynn Sings on WalkaboutKeep a lookout for local talent, Mark Flynn who will be serenading the residents of Darndale with his beautiful voice and guitar playing.
Cruinniú na nÓg – Sphere 17Join the young people at Sphere 17 for the unveiling of their new artwork as part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2022!
even the longest journey
must start with a single step
ancient Chinese proverb