axis Online

#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


Follow us





28-Feb-2019 to 28-Feb-2019
Six years ago our Arts Development Manager, Emma developed a new dance programme for the women of Ballymun. Over the years the programme has grown and now women from as far as Drogheda & Bray travel to Ballymun every week to be part of this unique project. Over 157 women (from 17-75+) have been part of THREADS over the years. Last year Emma handed the ‘baton’ to a colleague who now runs the programme.

Read more  

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.

Read more  

17-Oct-2018 to 17-Oct-2018

Read more  

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

Read more  

10-Aug-2018 to 10-Aug-2018
The Arts Guarantee is a new inititiave launched by Trinity Comprehensive secondary school (Ballymun) earlier this year. More of a dynamic long-term 'commitment' rather than an actual project, the school 'guarantees' a number of creative, cultural and arts experiences for each and every one of their students from 1st year right through to 6th year. It's a fantastic and meaningful development from this dedicated, hard-working and progressive school.

Read more  

10-Aug-2018 to 10-Aug-2018
The new season of THREADS - axis' Dance Programme for Women starts again this September. THREADS is a project designed to build women's confidence and create opportunities for women to dance, perform and have fun throughout the year. We dance to anything from Lady Gaga and Dirty Dancing to the French Can Can and Rocky Horror's Time Warp. *This photo is of Catherine Lawless performing in our Moulin Rogue showcase last year. Catherine is a local woman whose been part of THREADS the past five years We mean it when we say - this project is for EVERYONE. Don't second guess yourself - if you've always wanted to dance then join us this year. Its our job to make you feel welcome and get you dancing. This projected is funded by Dublin City Council Arts Office and so is FREE for women (18 - 75+) to participate in. Every Tuesday in axis dance studio from 6.30 - 8pm We will be running 2 taster workshops on Tues 11th & Tues 18th September. Then THREADS strarts properly on Tuesday 25th September. We are now taking names for this year. Email to put your name down or give us a call on 018832123. We have about 25 women already signed up for this year, so we've space in the Dance Studio for about 10 - 15 more women.

Read more  

09-Aug-2018 to 09-Aug-2018
SUCKED is a new site specific theatre project for young people (15+ years) kicking off this August 2018.

Read more  

08-Aug-2018 to 08-Aug-2018
DNA (Discover New Arts) is a new autumn project starting in four primary schools across Ballymun this October. Here in axis, we’re firm believers that creativity is in everyone’s DNA, so we’re giving hundreds of young children the chance to explore theirs. Ballymun's children better brace themselves for a fun, loud and messy two months of circus, drama, dance and everything in between. 

Read more  

15-Jul-2016 to 15-Jul-2016
The HSE (Department of Health Promotion) have just confirmed their support/funding for the next phase of our Creative Space project - an important project exploring young men, mental health & creativity. Following the success of Creative Space 1 & 2, we are now looking to spread our creative wings and take the project to a number of new areas of Dublin - Finglas & the Dublin Docklands later in the year/early next year. Over the next few months we'll be gathering a team of artists, ambassadors and partners for the project and are looking forward to engaging a whole new group of young men from across Dublin.

Read more  

15-Jul-2016 to 15-Jul-2016
Nice little feature in The Herald today. It's talking all things 'B' - Ballymun Birthday Bash! Enjoy.

Read more  

Page 1 of 2