Dublin festivals in March
Dublin in March is full of promise; the Days are getting longer the Daffodils are out. Pasty faced Dubliners everywhere are emerging from Hibernation (or the pub) to welcome in the spring!. Here’s Isaacs Hostel pick of some Dublin festivals in March for Film buffs, book and music lovers plus a minor event called St Patricks Festival for party animals!
This Dublin based festival easily the biggest St Patrick’s Day festival in Ireland, if perhaps not the most traditional. It’s a massive event, a huge party taking place on the streets of Dublin with more than 4000 performers involved and an audience that will top 1 million people over six days. There will be groups taking part not just from Ireland, but from Europe. India, Africa and the USA. It is a truly multicultural event. Expect huge costumed characters, colourful costumes and lots of theatre. The programme includes the annual parade, family carnivals, comedy, dance, fun, fairs, treasure hunts, street performers, many musical events. Read more
This Dublin festival takes place from 22nd to 26th March. This festival is perfect for book lovers.T the festival presents a wide selection of writers and poets. It’s a good way to speak with others people and to share your ideas. The full programme starts at 10am and finishes at 8:30pm. There are a vast selection of writers and poets. You can get your tickets online. Read more
Music lovers? this is the one for you The Spectrum festival takes place from 10th – 12th March. This is a brand-new festival about innovative music-making. The programme covering a full spectrum through Jazz, progressive, rock, alt-folk to electronica. This is 3 days of live music and in addition, there is a compelling programme of talks in Whelan’s and The Opium Rooms on Wexford Street in Dublin. Read more
The SRFF takes place from 8th to 12 of March. This festival celebrates cinema, culture and art but it also presenting films from Ireland. The historical network of this festival explains the trade routes and especially trade routes from Asian, Arab, Persian, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean and European cinema. Read more
This festival takes place from 24th t 26 of March. This is a festival for artists working with the moving image. This festival represents over 40 artists and filmmakers. All festival screenings will take place at the IFI. Moreover, there are some discussions and live performances at partner venue in Temple Bar Gallery. Read more