Seven Unique Events In Dublin You Can’t Miss This February!


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Seven Unique Events In Dublin You Can’t Miss This February!

Hey You!

I hear you’re looking for fun events to go to in Dublin this February. It’s a new year and you’re looking for something unique! Well, if that’s correct, you’ve came to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of seven events that look awesome and we would recommend you checking out!

If you want the quick and easy answer, here are links to all ten events that this article will cover and you can browse through them at your own will. In our opinion, these are some of the coolest and most unique events in Dublin this February!

  1. Friday, February 1st: Dublin’s Chinese New Year Festival
  2. Tuesday, February 5th: Make Your Own Dreamcatcher Workshop
  3. Friday, February 8th: Botanical Art classes with Ida Mitrani
  4. Monday, February 11th: Drink Tea & Draw Dublin: Paint Like Picasso
  5. Tuesday, February 19th: Lego Animation Workshops (Ages 8-12)
  6. Friday, February 22nd: Dublin Story Time – Tales, Spoken Word & Mystery
  7. Monday, February 25th: Dungeons And Dragons For Beginners (5th Edition)

So for those of you who want to know a little more about whats going on and where, here are the details for each event on the list:

Events in Dublin this February

Events in Dublin - Chinese New Year Festival

Dublin’s Chinese New Year Festival

Sow-prise! Dublin Chinese New Year Festival returns, welcoming Year of the Pig.

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival will mark the Year of the Pig with a two week programme of events from Feb 1st – 17th 2019. This is the 12th edition of the festival, which began in 2008, so this year we celebrate the final zodiac animal – The Pig! The programme will include talks, visual arts, performance, film, music and many family-friendly events inviting all ages to be part of this cultural celebration. Immerse yourself in Chinese culture as Dublin City celebrates!

Festival highlights include:

  • The ever-popular Spring Festival Fair, a two-day family fun fair inspired by traditional Chinese temple fairs, on Sat Feb 9th & 10th.
  • The Spring Festival Gala Ireland 2019 will take place on Saturday, Feb 16th from 7.30pm – 9pm at the Convention Centre Dublin. Adding to the artistic diversity of traditional Chinese dance, arts and instrument performances, the gala will also feature acrobatics, Peking opera and the world heritage act of sword dance.
  • World-renowned guitarist Xuefei Yang will perform in Dublin as part of the celebrations, on Sunday, Feb 17th at 3pm at the Freemason’s Hall.

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Events in Dublin - Dreamcatchers: Learn How To Make Your Own Dream Catcher!Make Your Own Dreamcatcher Workshop

Learn how to make a dreamcatcher & chillout with the Good Vibrationz crew.
All materials provided. Instructor to guide you step by step ?‍?

Free tea, coffee and biscuits & popcorn ☕️

Chillout and unwind ?‍?‍?‍?

Expect candles, fairy lights and good vibes.

Spaces for the event are limited
Tickets €14 ( + booking fee) include:

*All materials needed to make a Dreamcatcher

*UNLIMITED Free tea, coffee, biscuits and popcorn!

*Instructor to help and guide you.

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Events in Dublin - Botanical Art classes with Ida MitraniBotanical Art classes with Ida Mitrani

The participants will learn how to portray a spring flower using pencils and watercolour paint. The session will cover drawing, measuring, shading and some watercolour techniques. There will also be an emphasis on colour theory, colour mixing and preparing colour charts. Participants are required to bring along a spring flower of their choice.

All artistic levels welcome.

Booking essential via [email protected].

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Events in Dublin - Drink Tea & Draw Dublin: Paint Like PicassoDrink Tea & Draw Dublin: Paint Like Picasso

Paint a canvas inspired by the work of Pablo Picasso.

Drink Tea & Draw is an art meetup with a difference where music plays a big part.
After our first few sold out events we are back again!

Drink Tea & Draw is our non alcoholic Drink & Draw Ireland where you sip tea and paint a canvas.

No experience is needed and you are free to do what you want!

February’s meetup is based around the portraits of Pablo Picasso. You will be creating something based on his style and there is a twist which you will find out on the night
We will also have painting with music where we ask participants to paint based on the song they are listening too with prizes on the night.

This is a no pressure art meetup and chillout zone to connect and relax.

FREE TEA & COFFEE AND SNACKS for everyone who attends. ☕️


1: You turn up and meet like minded people.
2: We provide all the materials needed (including a canvas, paint bib, paints, brushes and unlimited free tea, coffee and biscuits)
3: We paint a canvas together while listening to awesome tunes.
4: We have a ‘Speedpainting’ round where everyone paints to the sound of music. Each person can then explain what they did and have the chance to win a prize.
5: You take your masterpieces home.

This is a ticketed event and we charge €15 for tickets. Your ticket includes everything needed.

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Events in Dublin - Lego Animation WorkshopsLego Animation Workshops (Ages 8-12)

Make your own Lego movie in this practical workshop with Brick Flicks. Part of Fantastic Flix at The Ark.

All you need to bring is your favourite Lego character to cast as the star of your film.

With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, you will work in small groups to create a set, storyboard and plan for your movie, which you will then film, edit, and record using iPads.

€16/€14* (20% off for Members)
Mid-Term Break workshops
Tue 19 – Fri 22 Feb @ 10.30am & 2.30pm
Ages 8-12.
2.5 hours.
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Events in Dublin - Dublin Story Time - Tales, Spoken Word & MysteryDublin Story Time – Tales, Spoken Word & Mystery

DUBLIN STORY TIME is back yet again for a night of stories, sharing and tea.

It’s like an open mic night but less focus on music on more on people. ?

Dublin Story Time is a storytelling night at the bottom of the Ha’penny Bridge. Share anything to a room full of strangers and meet new people. The idea of the event is to push people out of their comfort zone and share tales and memories.

Relax and unwind and hear some tales from our audience and if you want to share, stand up and tell us something!
This event is non-alcoholic and we have UNLIMITED & FREE tea/coffee/biscuits and popcorn??‍♀️

Dublin Story time lives beside the Ha’penny bridge in The Clockwork Door, Dublin’s only time cafe.
We choose this unique venue as it’s comfortable and right in the city center!

We encourage audience members to take part in this event but there is absolutely no pressure.
Top 3 storytellers chosen by our judges receive a Story Time certificate.
We also have a very friendly crowd who love first time speakers.

It’s €7/€8 into the event and that covers you for the whole event and unlimited goodies. There is unlimited free water,tea,coffee,biscuits,noodles and popcorn with your ticket. On the night you can submit your interest to tell a story by putting your name in the hat

Doors open at 6.45 and event will start a bit later.

*Audience members can put their names in the hat to tell a story
*We will randomly select names from the hat to speak
*Each speaker has up to 8 minutes to tell a story.
*The audience judges will secretly mark storytellers.
*The top three stories will be announced at the end and get a certificate.

Each month we get a huge mixture of stories, poetry and performances from fixing toilets to sneaking into music festivals to taking pictures of mugs, it really varies.

If you want to get involved message us or comment below.


Online tickets €7 or €8 at the door.

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Events in Dublin - Dungeons And Dragons For Beginners (5th Edition)Dungeons And Dragons For Beginners (5th Edition)

The game of Dungeons and Dragons is taking off around the world. Maybe you’ve heard it mentioned, maybe you’ve seen it on TV or online, but you never got around to playing a game. Now is the best opportunity for you. We have seasoned game masters to give you the best intro and guidance as you take on the caves, highways and villains in the world you create.

We’ll start with a lecture on all aspects of the game, from history and lore, to gameplay and character design. Then we’ll set you in a game for your first adventure. Everything will be included, but we ask you to bring pencil and paper for your own notes.

Tickets online are €11.11 (or pay €12 at the door), first come first served.

Details taken from here.

Now That You Know What’s On…

Go forth and enjoy your February! There are of course more events in Dublin than these seven, and maybe we missed some great ones, but we thought that these seven were some hidden gems!

Thanks for reading, hopefully we helped you find some cool events to go to this February.

Enjoy the rest of your day/night.

Lots of love and kisses from all @ The Clockwork Door!




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