4 Things To See At Culture Night 2016 In Dublin

Culture Night is fast approaching, so don’t miss out on these must see events


Culture Night returns this year to offer movers and shakers amazing opportunities to experience cultural happenings nationwide. On 16 September 2016, Culture Night will facilitate people across the country engaging with spoken word performances, visual art, musicians and more.

“On the evening of the 16 September towns, villages and cities across Ireland will erupt with creativity as Ireland’s annual cultural spectacular, Culture Night returns for another year,” a spokesperson for Culture Night said.

“From powerful spoken word performances that stop you in your tracks to eye catching art in motion, Culture Night will once again be an evening that is not easily forgotten no matter what cultural corner you find yourself in.”

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys said: “Culture Night brings culture closer to the people of Ireland by providing access to the immense choice of cultural experiences in some of Ireland’s most striking settings”.

“Culture Night is an invitation for the public to get closer to culture and explore their towns and cities on this special night”.

So let’s see what’s in store for Dubliners on September 16th.


1. Heathers

Heathers holding their hands up and smiling because they're playing in culture night 2016

Irish pop-duo Heathers will be performing this Culture Night at 7pm in Market Square, Smithfield, Dublin 7. Recently the Dublin based twins released a new single, Call Home, which was produced by Ross Dowling (James Vincent McMorrow, Brian Deady).

Culture Night describes the new single as “a beautifully crafted pop track with the duo’s amazing signature harmonies and vocal subtleties.”

Have a listen to their track here:



2. Generator Dublin

Culture night 2016 logo over Smithfield square saying culture night market and afterparty feat. Sim Simma DJs

The Generator Dublin will be hosting a pop-up Night Market in Smithfield Square this Culture Night 2016, starting from 5pm on Friday 16 September 2016, and continuing until “late” with an afterparty featuring Sim Simma DJs.

As part of the pop-up market, there will be “over 40 of Dublin’s best pop up traders” on location, offering vintage clothing, fashion apparels, vinyl records, jewellery, art, food and craft beers.

So if you’re in the mood to pick out a new vintage outfit, or sample some tasty treats, this Culture Night 2016 event is one you don’t want to miss. Plus, you could swing across the square to catch Heathers at 7pm – win win!

Click below to see what other events are coming up in Culture Night 2016.


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