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#axisonline is a new season developed by the axis team to try1 L  1 and bring as much of our supports, work and programme online during these strange times.

#axisonline is also a way of us staying in touch and collaborating with our community in Ballymun and the wider areas we serve and engage with.

Through #axisonline we are also opening up our archives across social media highlighting our own work and the work of artists we work with and admire

#axisonline is an opportunity to take stock of where we are at right now and innovate around mechanisms for the public to be creative.

#axisonline is a way of us collaborating with and highlighting the great work that is being done by artists and arts centres around the country

#axisonline is an opportunity to highlight the importance of the live and tangible arts in our lives and in society, and in their enforced absence look at reframing relationships and the way artists engage with the public

Come take your place. You can still Dream Out Loud.

Check out our programme in the tabs

We are trying to keep #axisonline free to avail of and use but if you feel you can donate to the axis arts development fund you can do so HERE via our donate page


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10-Mar-2020 to 10-Mar-2020
axis is a partner on a two year action research project funded by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme called Cultural Adaptations. Cultural Adaptations is a partnership project bringing together cultural and adaptation organisations (from Scotland, Ireland, Belgium and Sweden) to explore culture’s role in society’s adaptation to climate change.

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27-May-2019 to 27-May-2019
What an absolute pleasure to welcome First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon to Axis earlier today.

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14-May-2019 to 14-May-2019

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26-Feb-2019 to 28-Feb-2019
It was wonderful having the current Laureate na nÓg, Sarah Crossan with us in Ballymun for the morning. Sarah is a poet and novelist and is Ireland's fifth Laureate na nÓg (holding the title from 2018 until 2020). Her theme as Laureate is hashtag#WeAreThePoets, a two-year project inspiring young people to express themselves through poetry and verse.

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08-Nov-2018 to 08-Nov-2018
Applications are open for axis’ new bursary scheme to facilitate and mentor new work for the theatre.  Axis has offered mentorship, space, development time and production to a range of theatre artists over the years, becoming a cultural hub on the Northside of Dublin and a space where artists and the public come together and assemble to develop and explore new work and new ideas.

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30-Oct-2018 to 30-Oct-2018
OTHERWORLD Halloween Festival Tomorrow evening kicks off with the community dance parade weaving its way through the streets of Ballymun, followed by three hours of on-site entertainment including an energetic set from the funky 80s tribute

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19-Oct-2018 to 19-Oct-2018

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17-Oct-2018 to 17-Oct-2018

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10-Oct-2018 to 17-Oct-2018
We have a charming 3 weeks Halloween memories and storytelling project kicking off tonight in axis. It's one of the many community projects developed  as part of the 2018 Otherworld Halloween Festival programme. Facilitated by local storyteller/artist Aideen Mc Bride, Bobbin' For Apples will develop a new collection of stories from local people accoss Ballymun.

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09-Oct-2018 to 17-Oct-2018
If its anything like last year, the Creative Minds Stage is going to be a real hit again at this years Otherworld Festival. Hosted and produced by musician/broadcaster Ger Kellet, the marquee will be packed with emerging and established Irish artists, musicans and spoken word poets. Check these lot out on Halloween night from 6-8.30pm on the Ballymun Plaza

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