Wild Lights 2019 at Dublin Zoo – Stories, Myths & Legends.
The spectacular night-time experience is back and it's like nothing you've seen before! Showcasing a brand new theme – Stories, Myths and Legends. With magical scenes from well-known stories like – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan and The Jungle Book… to best-loved nursery rhymes and characters from Irish Mythology – all brought to life by dazzling, giant colourful silk lanterns! See over a thousand breath-taking, illuminated lanterns transform Dublin Zoo into an enchanted wonderland as darkness falls.
Republic of Ireland take on Denmark in the final qualifier for the EURO 2020 campaign, at Aviva Stadium Dublin on the 18th of November 2019
Aladdin – It wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to the Gaiety Panto!
Take a magical carpet ride to this year's Gaiety Pantomime, Aladdin. An Arabian tale of true love, magic wishes and dastardly dealings, this year's Panto will excite and delight all ages with the extra helping of song, dance, slapstick and laughter that you would come to expect from the Gaiety's festive extravaganza.
The mystical ‘Cave of Desire' holds the magic lamp that can only be recovered by one of true heart. Our hero Aladdin, is tricked by his devious “Uncle” into retrieving the lamp and we enter a world of wonder and awe as the ‘Genie of the Lamp' makes his wishes come true. However, be careful what you wish for as you may end up with more than you bargained for…!
Featuring a stellar cast of old favourites including Joe Conlan as ‘Widow Twankey' and Nicholas Grennell as ‘Abanazer', Gaiety also introduce the West End talent Julian Capolei as ‘Aladdin' and the gorgeous ‘Suzie Seweify' as ‘Princess Jasmine'. This is no ordinary panto, it's the Gaiety Panto!
Described as ‘The Greatest Showman meets Warhorse’ this dazzling show brings all the glamour and romance of the Golden Age of circus to the stage.
Experience all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus when CIRCUS 1903 rolls into the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this November. CIRCUS 1903 includes sensational life-sized elephants, Peanut and Queenie, undoubtedly the most charming elephants on any stage around the world, stunningly brought to life by puppeteers from War Horse.
Taste of Dublin – Festive Edition comes to the RDS for its inaugural event, transforming it into a foodie haven set to be the unmissable highlight of the season. The festive edition of Taste of Dublin is the perfect event to kick start the festive season, offering visitors the unique opportunity to source essential festive ingredients from artisan producers, engage with Ireland's top culinary talent, be on the front line of festive masterclasses from cocktail making to tablescaping and relax in the gourmet atmosphere of the season's finest Food & Drink Festival. Taste of Dublin – Festive Edition sessions are divided into lunch and dinner services. A service or session lasts for either 4 or 5 hours (depending on whether you opt for the afternoon or evening), giving you plenty of time to experience all that is on offer at the RDS.
Rod Stewart – In support of the release of his 30th studio album Blood Red Roses, Rod is hitting the road in 2019 and extending his tour to include a show at 3Arena Dublin.
2019 will see Rod's first return to Ireland in three years following the success of two sold-out tours in 2016 – The Hits Stadium Tour and the arena tour From Gasoline Alley to Another Country Hits. With his signature voice, style and songwriting, Stewart has transcended all genres of popular music, from rock, folk, soul, R&B, and even the American standards; making him one of the few stars to enjoy chart-topping albums throughout every decade of his career.
Love Actually, the seasonal romcom that has become a revelation and synonymous for so many with the festive period, will return to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this December with a full orchestra performing its soundtrack live to picture, in what is becoming an annual highlight of the holiday calendar for many.
The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin for a 4 week run from 10th December 2019 – 5th January 2020 as part of a UK and International Tour celebrating 20 years since MAMMA MIA! premiered in London in April 1999.From West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer’s ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs with a sunny, funny tale of a mother, a daughter and three possible dads unfolding on a Greek island idyll