The Cloudspotter

A sneak peek of Michael J Harnett’s wonderful play The Cloudspotter, directed by Vinnie McCabe, which run in The Clasaċ, Clontarf, last November. This compelling play received excellent reviews after performances at Holyhead, The Viking theatre, and Seán O’Casey theatre. The Cloudspotter centres around a grandmother with early signs of dementia and her grandson Thomas, […]

“I REMEMBER…” book launch

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A Celebration of International Women’s History

Rock Hard Women art by Five Lamps Arts Festival

We celebrated  International Women’s History Month this year (2021) with a unique event, ROCK HARD WOMEN, which celebrates female artists working in all varieties of art forms. We had an amazing day of performances at The Grand Social Dublin, with poets, musicians, actors, dancers from different parts of the world coming to share their incredible […]

Dancing in Dublin 1 – Film + Dance Workshop

Magician performing for local school in dublin

Resident artist with Five Lamps Arts Festival Emily Kilkenny Roddy will lead children from Scoil Chaomhin, Marlborough St, St Laurence O’Toole’s JBS, Marino College Secondary School, Ballybough Youth Service, and ASESP in Sheriff Street in a series of dance workshops across June. The process will be recorded and edited into a film of their experience and the joy of dance, […]

Gala Fundraising Concert – Thursday 10th May at 8pm

A Gala Fundraising Concert featuring artists from the Royal Irish Academy of Music will take place on Thursday 10th May in Clontarf & Scots Presbyterian Church, commencing at 8pm. Proceeds from the concert will go towards a new piano for the Clontarf Coffee Concerts – a platform for young emerging artists & students of music […]

Contract for Festival Director for Big Scream Festival 2018

Following the highly successful Halloween Festivals in 2016 and 2017 drawn from Ballybough, Sheriff Street and Sean McDermott Street, a Festival Director is sought for the 2018 Big Scream Festival, which combines community engagement, the arts and youth projects, culminating in a street spectacle for citizens and visitors alike, to take place over a few […]