Events Listing

03-Jan-2017 to 26-May-2017

Runs: January to May

Building on the exciting momentum created through Creative Space 2, a project exploring young men, creativity and mental health, Creative Space 3 sees axis expand the programme in Ballymun and to other areas of Dublin.

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04-Jan-2017 to 30-Jun-2017

Is múinteoir drámaíochta, dramaturg agus scríbhneoir í Aifric Ní Ruairc. Is brea léi cláracha drámaíochta a chur i láthair do pháistí. Bíonn idir óg agus aosta as gach cúlra ag freastal ar a cuid ranganna. Ba mhaith leí deis a thabhairt do gach éinne iad féin a léíriú tríd dráma agus Gaeilge.

Aifric Ní Ruairc is a drama facilitator, dramaturg and writer. She has a passion for developing drama programmes for children but works with people of all ages and backgrounds. Aifric is also a Gaeilgeoir who believes that the best way to learn a language is to live it. She has been running a successful Irish language drama club in Ballymun for six years and loves celebrating both theatre and Irish language. Aifric would love to give more people the opportunity to express themselves through Irish and through Drama and will do so through her residency in axis.

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07-Apr-2017 to 07-Apr-2017

Time: 10am & 4pm

Tickets: €7/5

'Strange Feathers’ is an aerial dance show aimed at the youngest audiences. Two little birds are learning to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature. Feathers drop from the sky to the beautiful sounds of soft music.

 

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10-Apr-2017 to 12-Apr-2017

Time: Various Times

Ballymun’s cultural calendar wouldn’t be the same without the annual ‘LiFT Youth Arts Festival’. For one week, the streets and venues of Ballymun will be taken over as young people aged 13-23, showcase and experience the very best in youth arts. Our fringe ‘Little LiFT’ programme is also back for younger festival goers (10-12 years). With a jam-packed week of shows, workshops, exhibitions and school engagement, Ballymun is the place to be this March.

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21-Apr-2017 to 21-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10

Ballymun band QED will return again to axis for a very special concert. The show is dedicated to a greatly respected Ballymun resident Mrs Kathleen Behan.

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24-Apr-2017 to 24-Apr-2017

Tickets: €2 for members/€4 for non-members (Membership: €3)

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month we screen 'Calamity Jane'.

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27-Apr-2017 to 27-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Following the sell-out success of The Man In The Woman’s Shoes, Mikel Murfi returns with a new one man show. Late in his life, Pat Farnon, a cobbler and all-round contented man, marries the redoubtable Kitsy Rainey. It’s a match made in heaven, in more ways than one.

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28-Apr-2017 to 28-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10/8

More information to follow. 

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29-Apr-2017 to 29-Apr-2017

Time: 3pm & 8pm 

Tickets: €12

The talented students of AK Dance School are proud to present ‘Lets Dance’. An exciting and fun filled show of song and dance for all ages to enjoy.

Two toe-tapping performances that should not be missed!

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05-May-2017 to 05-May-2017

Time: 5pm

Tickets: €5

A school girl gets text bullied. A porn star argues with her babysitter. A TV presenter gets replaced by a younger model. A scorned wife looks for retribution and a lonely lap dancer misses home. Find out how these modern fables of a sexualized world are connected in the 2015 Tiger Dublin Fringe sell out hit.

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06-May-2017 to 06-May-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

London Ballymun Sydney is a journey of songs and music by Tony Mc Guiness. It is a reflection of his introduction to the world of music, and his musical journey to date. Tony Mc Guiness ,is probably best known for his years with one of Ireland's best ever rock bands Aslan.

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10-May-2017 to 10-May-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €18/15

Two elderly farmers, Eamon and Nashee, meet at a gate on a remote hillside. These men are old friends, old rivals, old neighbours. They are men of heart, of humour, of hardness. Their conversation is a throwback to a gentler time, when silence was as telling as declaration, and meaning was more often found between the lines than on them.

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11-May-2017 to 11-May-2017

Time: 10am & 12pm

Tickets: €7/5

Fíbín and Áras Inis Gluaire present ‘Clann Lir’ by Dara McGee and Brendan Murray. ‘Clann Lir’ is based on the mythological story of 4 children turned into white swans when Aoife, Lir’s wife, puts them under a magic spell. Live art, music, and storytelling are used to portray this vivid story. Suitable 4+.

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13-May-2017 to 14-May-2017

Time: 7pm (Sat 13th) & 6pm (Sun 14th)

Tickets: €15/12

The Aniss Stage Academy proudly presents this year’s variety show 'Come on and Dance', an all dancing-singing and acting extravaganza featuring students from Tiny Stars right up to Seniors. 

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15-May-2017 to 16-May-2017

Time: 7pm (15th May) & 11am (16th May) 

Tickets: €7/5

The Far Field tells the story of Farmer Lonán, who, one summer’s day discovers a magical whistle hidden in a hare’s nest. Suspecting that it belongs to the fairy folk who live at the edge of his farm, Lonán decides that the whistle should be returned to its rightful owners.

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18-May-2017 to 18-May-2017

Time:11am & 7pm

Tickets: €5 (11am) or €15/10 (7pm)

St. Kevin’s College is breaking into the world of theatre with their production of 'War of the Buttons”'. Set during the economic recession, the poverty stricken Northsider boys take on the wealthy Southsiders from Castlerock. 

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19-May-2017 to 19-May-2017

Tickets: €12

Time: 7pm

Rita is tired of her humdrum existence. Her adult children are getting on her nerves and she misses her best pal Mary. It’s time to spice up her life! ’Creaking’ is based on the lives of real-life Irish people in later years. It explores the everyday challenges and pressures facing us as we age, and how we attempt to defy stereotypes. 

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19-May-2017 to 19-May-2017

Time: 10am

Tickets: Free

When Abi Elphinstone went to school she discovered how much she loved stories. Nothing has changed! Her roller-coaster exciting adventure books — The Dreamcatcher, The Shadow Keeper and The Night Spinner follow Moll, Sid, Alfie and wildcat Gryff’s quest to find the Amulets of Truth and destroy the Shadowmasks' dark magic.

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23-May-2017 to 27-May-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Charlie is a kleptomaniac - the doctor told her. Reckons it stems from childhood trauma. But she has the robbin’ completely under control these days. For real. She has a bit of a mouth on her, but she’s only trying to be funny, give everyone a laugh, not cause trouble, like. Not today, of all days. She loves that little boy more than she ever thought it was possible to love another human. There’s a lot riding on these 24 hours, and if she keeps her head down, she’ll get him back.

A fast-paced and funny play about motherhood, messing up, and doing your best to make it up. 

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29-May-2017 to 29-May-2017

Tickets: FREE

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month we screen a surprised film as part of the Bealtaine Festival which will be announced in April along with the full festival programme. 

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02-Jun-2017 to 02-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Dirtbirds the internet sensation, are landing in Ballymun for one night only. Catch the Dublin Dirtbirds , Carmel and Debs as they chat about life, love and the ever changing size of Kim Kardashian's arse.

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03-Jun-2017 to 03-Jun-2017

Time: 1pm & 3pm

Tickets: €10 or €32 for a family of four

This much loved fairytale comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live production of song and laughter that children will love. Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform this exciting and fun filled musical production which takes a few twists and turns along the way with other new puppet characters and hopefully a happy ever after.

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03-Jun-2017 to 03-Jun-2017

Time: 5pm

Tickets: €5

A school girl gets text bullied. A porn star argues with her babysitter. A TV presenter gets replaced by a younger model. A scorned wife looks for retribution and a lonely lap dancer misses home. Find out how these modern fables of a sexualized world are connected in the 2015 Tiger Dublin Fringe sell out hit.

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06-Jun-2017 to 06-Jun-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: Free (Booking essential - 018832100)

Venue: Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9

The Rooneys and Clann Rí Liamo will launch this year's Beo Ballymun Trad and Ballad festival. 

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06-Jun-2017 to 09-Jun-2017

Time: 1pm

Tickets: Free (No booking required)

Venue: axis Café

Free lunchtime sessions in axis café daily throughout the festival. Bring your instrument or your voice, open to all.

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07-Jun-2017 to 07-Jun-2017

Time: 12pm - 1.30pm

Tickets: Free (No booking required)

Venue: Plaza (Outside axis)

Three local schools take their jigs & reels out onto the plaza for a lunchtime Céilí facilitated by musician & dancer Noreen Leech.

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07-Jun-2017 to 07-Jun-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: €10 Adults/€5 Children

Radhairc Ceilteach proudly showcase the talented music students, young and old, of Clubteach Setanta. 

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08-Jun-2017 to 08-Jun-2017

Time: 9pm

Venue: Setanta Clubhouse, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9.

Tribute gig for late musician Tony Olwill. 

Booking available through Setanta. 

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08-Jun-2017 to 08-Jun-2017

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: €10

Paddy Cullivan of Callan's Kicks and The Late Late Show Band brings you on an audio-visual spectacular. Using Satire, Imagery, Historical Insight and Song - (and Darkest Secrets) that happened during our Rising, Revolution and Counter-Revolution (Civil War). 

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09-Jun-2017 to 09-Jun-2017

Tickets: €18/€15 

Time: 8pm
 
We are delighted to announce this special event as part of Beo Ballymun 2017. Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs, and originals composed by Andy.

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10-Jun-2017 to 11-Jun-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: €14.50/8.50

A wonderful evening of entertainment from the performers of the Clifford-Lightley School of Irish Dance and the Sinéad Lightley Theatre School. 

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15-Jun-2017 to 15-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Strolling Through Ulysses! tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based, guiding you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses, in a humorous, entertaining and informative manner, with extracts from the novel which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce’s writing – the comical, the descriptive and the complex – without compromising the integrity of the great book. 

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15-Jun-2017 to 15-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Strolling Through Ulysses! tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based, guiding you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses, in a humorous, entertaining and informative manner, with extracts from the novel which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce’s writing – the comical, the descriptive and the complex – without compromising the integrity of the great book. 

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17-Jun-2017 to 17-Jun-2017

Time: 2pm & 6.30pm

Tickets: €12

The Showbiz Academy Stage School is very proud to be bringing their production of "You Can't Stop the Beat" back to the stage for two shows only on Saturday 17th June. A fun filled show set in the wonderful 1960's. 

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22-Jun-2017 to 23-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

Second show added on Thursday 22nd June. For one night only the Queen of the scene, the diva with the fever, the Ballymun Bombsite herself returns for an evening of pure 110% unadulterated entertainment, join Stuffy as she goes solo for the first time this summer. Grab the girls and treat yourselves to an hilarious night out to start the summer!

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24-Jun-2017 to 24-Jun-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: €10

BROKEN WHISPERS is a short film written by Ballymun resident Michael Peel. The film follows Joshua, a 19 year old man suffering from Mental Health problems and a chaotic home life. Through his friendship with Riley, who suffers with similar problems, they try to help each other through their struggles.

Suitable: 18+

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25-Jun-2017 to 25-Jun-2017

Time: 3pm & 7.30pm

Tickets: €16/12

The students of Acting Academy take to the stage in their annual show. This year we will present a variety show suitable for all the family. Acting Academy is one of the longest established stage schools in Ireland and has produced many innovative and creative shows for children of all ages so come along, relax and enjoy the fun.

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03-Jul-2017 to 14-Jul-2017

Time: 10am - 12.30pm (Art or Drama 5-7 years) or 2pm - 4.30pm (Art or Drama 8-12 years)

Price: €80 (For 2 weeks) or €50 (For 1 week)

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11-Jul-2017 to 11-Jul-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

The acclaimed Irish duo of singer / actress Honor Heffernan and composer/ keyboard player Trevor Knight present their new Cabaret/Speakeasy-style show, “The Whistling Girl”. Trevor has transformed the poems of Dorothy Parker into songs, using her witty, droll and sometimes heart rending lyrics. With Garvan Gallagher bass, Tom Jamieson drums, Ed Deane electric guitar, Ciaran Wilde saxophone’s, Bill Blackmore horns.

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13-Jul-2017 to 13-Jul-2017

Tickets: Free

By: Red Bear in association with Axis and Dublin Fringe Festival

We’re looking for ten bright sparks from the North West Area of Dublin, aged 16 - 21, with a hunger for theatre, live music, comedy and dance shows. We want to bring you, as our guests, to five different shows throughout the festival. We want you to experience them, talk about them and ultimately celebrate the power of live performance. All you need to know is that you want to go.

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15-Jul-2017 to 15-Jul-2017

Tickets: €20 

Time: 8pm

Enya Martin, creator and writer, brings her hugely popular online characters Chanto and Shardon plus others to the theatre stage. This comedy show will feature hilarious sketches, performances and some special guests. Suitable 18+.

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17-Jul-2017 to 21-Jul-2017

Dates: 17th - 21st July (10am to 12.30pm)

Cost: €50 

Play games, have fun with drama, make puppets, read stories and write your own book. Bain úsúaid as do chuid Gaeilge. This is a special camp for children aged 5 - 7 where they can engage with reading and literacy through Irish and English by having fun and playing games! 

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04-Aug-2017 to 04-Aug-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

Preview for his new Edinburgh show: CAMPUS MAXIMUS. He Came He Saw He Came Again. Al Porter debuts his new show ahead of Edinburgh after being nominated for best show last year. 

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25-Aug-2017 to 25-Aug-2017

Tickets: €15/12

Time: 8pm

A surreal, black comedy of love, longing and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer. Set on a farm in rural Ireland, Siobhan is forced to share the affections of her farmer boyfriend with the other women in his life - a sneering mother-in-law figure, and a sexy French cow. This is a muddy place of simmering desire, mixing the challenges of farming life and the joy of sex.

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08-Sep-2017 to 08-Sep-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985, mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner, Joe Simpson, dangling on the rope 50 metres below.  His decision to cut the rope saved both their lives in the epic of survival that followed and with the publication of the book ‘Touching The Void’ and the later film, both climbers became household names.

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09-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017

Dublin Fringe Festival is one of the most exciting performance art festivals in the world. It brings top Irish and international artists to Dublin and we want YOU to experience it. 

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12-Sep-2017 to 13-Sep-2017

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: €10

A‘Stand-up tragedy’ about a manic North Dublin childhood in the 1980’s.

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16-Sep-2017 to 16-Sep-2017

Time: 6pm

Tickets: Contestants €10 entry fee/Spectators €15

CYPHER KINGS DANCE BATTLE

Cypher Kingz bring their Dance Battle to axis theatre. Come and experience the real essence of t Hip-Hop Dance Culture.
 

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20-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: €14/12

Two couples. Two stories. One ending. A journey through the savagery and beauty of modern relationships from one of Dublin’s most exciting new writing companies. Putting the audience in the driver’s seat, playwright Lee Coffey investigates the influence that gender can have on our perception and judgement. You’ll meet two pairings dealing with abuse, adultery and love in equal measure.

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23-Sep-2017 to 23-Sep-2017

Acclaimed Irish duo singer/actress Honor Heffernan and composer/keyboard player Trevor Knight present their new Cabaret/Speakeasy-style show, “The Whistling Girl”.

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25-Sep-2017 to 25-Sep-2017

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

La La Land’ tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.

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26-Sep-2017 to 26-Sep-2017

Time: 10am

Tickets: Free

This September axis hosts a seminar for young men. Exploring creativity, mental health and young men’s lives, the event is shaped around the screening of a documentary film about Sergei Polunin

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28-Sep-2017 to 29-Sep-2017

In Galway City in the very near future Valve Hegarty sings audio jingles to pay the rent; a drudgery that weighs heavy on him. He has a hankering for something of substance and is drawn to the beauty of twentieth century valve radios. A chance meeting in Clifden leads him to the site of The Marconi Station where a soundscape of ghostly broadcasts begin. Meanwhile Rosario is… well Rosario is Rosario.

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01-Oct-2017 to 30-Nov-2017

Children across crèches in the northside of Dublin will get a chance to work with early year’s arts practitioner and visual artist, Orla Kelly. This 6 week interactive storytelling project for 2 – 5 year olds begins and ends with a visit to axis theatre for two quality early years performances.

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05-Oct-2017 to 29-Sep-2017
European premiere. Runs until 7th October

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09-Oct-2017 to 09-Oct-2017

Time:10am 12pm

Tickets: €5 Teachers are free

A new STEAM  ( Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths ) workshop exploring the astonishing images of the planet Saturn and its moons through the cameras on the Cassini spacecraft.  

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11-Oct-2017 to 13-Oct-2017

Twenty- five years after it was first presented as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 1992, Frank Pig Says Hello, the stage version of Pat McCabe's novel The Butcher Boy, returns alongside McCabe's follow up show, The Leaves of Heaven, in a unique double-bill.

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16-Oct-2017 to 20-Oct-2017

Ticket Price €12.50Teachers go free!

Times: 10:30am & 12:30pm


Fíbín presents its highly acclaimed version of the modern Irish classic, 'An Triail' by Máiréad Ní Ghráda as you have never seen it before! Fíbín addresses issues highlighted by both teachers and students alike, by bringing a seeming outdated plot into the context of modern society using, puppets, masks, engaging visuals and physical performances to appeal particularly to a younger audience, making it current and more accessible. This production goes beyond the black and white nature of the dialogue and helps to overcome these obstacles to learning in a snappy, engaging and humorous show.
 

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23-Oct-2017 to 03-Aug-2017

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

Sing Street’ takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a
14-year-old boy named Conor, while trying to adjust to his new inner-city
public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. With
the aim of winning a girl’s heart he invites her to star in his band’s music
videos. There’s only one problem: he’s not part of a band...yet.

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24-Oct-2017 to 24-Oct-2017

Time: 8pm

It is 21 years since recorder classes began in St Josephs Junior School in Poppintree, Ballymun as part of a “Breaking the Cycle“ initiative that was to become the DIT Ballymun Music Programme.

To mark this occasion, Ireland’s foremost conductor and long time Ballymun music supporter, David Brophy, will host an evening of music featuring special guests and contributions from members of the music programme.

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25-Oct-2017 to 25-Oct-2017

Time: 10:30am & 12pm

Seo scéal Cubert an Chiúib agus Triantán an Triantáin agus na heachtraí go léir a tharlaíonn dóibh nuair a mheasctar na cruthanna ar fad.

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26-Oct-2017 to 27-Oct-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10/5

Join Claire for This Looks Bad, a dark stumble through Dublin’s night life.

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29-Oct-2017 to 02-Nov-2017

Time: 5 & 7pm

Tickets: Free

Fred is a VIG (Very Important Ghost) better known as the Glimmer man. Fred hasn’t had a body in over a hundred years. It’s Halloween again and Natalie has one night to help the Glimmer Man to bring the light back. A piece of interactive storytelling for audiences aged 9+.

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01-Nov-2017 to 01-Nov-2017

Time:12pm

Tickets: €7

Jackula

Being a vampire sucks, but being Dracula's younger brother is driving Jackula batty.

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01-Nov-2017 to 31-Jan-2018

Philippa works as a choreographer/teacher and is the Director of CoisCéim BROADREACH dance participation programme. Taking up her residency this October, exploring themes and stories about ‘work’, Philippa will work towards the choreographic development of a new piece next May 2018 entitled BODY OF WORK | WHAT’S THE STORY?

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03-Nov-2017 to 03-Nov-2017

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

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08-Nov-2017 to 09-Nov-2017

Time: 10am (9th) & 7pm (8th)

Tickets: €7/5

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09-Nov-2017 to 09-Nov-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

This is the story of Joanne’s amaaaaaaazing diet. She didn’t just lose weight though; she lost jobs, friends and fellas, but she didn’t care because she could wear bangles as belts and that’s all that mattered. Then one day, over her morning carrot, Joanne realized she’d lost her mind. Trying to entice it back became the hardest, funniest, greatest and weirdest time of her life.

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10-Nov-2017 to 10-Nov-2017

Time : 8 pm

Tickets : € 18/16

Comedians Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea have decided to drop a few pounds together and go on tour. 

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14-Nov-2017 to 16-Nov-2017

Time: 1pm

Tickets: €10 (incl. soup and sandwiches) or €6 (ticket only)

Les loves Dublin, his wife and cowboy songs... but his real loves are diminished by pain. You see he is on the waiting list for hip replacement, both of them. All of this on top of the stents placed in his weakened arteries. If life was not cruel enough his doctor told him he has acne. It’s no wonder he has ended up talking to himself.

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16-Nov-2017 to 16-Nov-2017
Time: 8pm

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16-Nov-2017 to 16-Nov-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €18/16

Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman and presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson for an evening of hair raising stories from 30 years filming in some of the wildest places left on earth.

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21-Nov-2017 to 21-Nov-2017

Time: 10am & 12pm

Tickets: €7/5

A gardener is trying to plant some seeds but they just keep disappearing. It must be those pesky birds. She needs your help....

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23-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: €12/10

A dark, tense and thrilling new play by Aisling O’Mara.

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27-Nov-2017 to 27-Nov-2017

Jackie’ places us in the world of First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary
dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as
she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy.

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30-Nov-2017 to 30-Nov-2017

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: Free

The Walk Of HOPE Team are delighted to announce that we once again after having it in Finglas have the privilege to bring this amazing play to Ballymun the Axis Theatre on Thursday 30th November at 7.30pm to 9.30pm. 
 

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01-Dec-2017 to 01-Dec-2017

Tickets: €22.50/€20

Time: 8pm

AONGHUS MCANALLY - CELEBRATING CHRISTIE HENNESSY

The Platinum Collection

Renowned entertainer recreates the iconic sound of his close friend in a touching tribute to one of Ireland’s greatest singer-songwriters

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07-Dec-2017 to 07-Dec-2017

Tickets: Free

Time: 8pm

It’s the 10th anniversary of SING. A huge part of the success of this project has been the opportunity for people who don’t know one another to come together and sing not just for themselves but in the Sing Gala Concert. We’re taking this idea and going further this year by adding more voices to the stage then ever with local choirs and groups getting a chance to SING shine on the axis stage.

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08-Dec-2017 to 09-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €22.50

EXTRA SHOW ADDED SATURDAY 9TH DECEMBER AS THE FRIDAY SOLD OUT

Santa may only visit once a year… but ‘Giz A Laugh’ creator Enya Martin doesn’t need a sleigh to land in Ballymun so she’s popping back to axis with her hilarious show ‘Giz A Laugh: Live comedy show’.

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09-Dec-2017 to 09-Dec-2017

Time: 12pm & 2pm

Tickets: €11

Back by popular demand! You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous reindeer of all?

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14-Dec-2017 to 14-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €22.50 Early Bird, €20 (First 30 Tickets)

Start spreading the news and tell everyone that you are going to celebrate Christmas at the axis
Theatre with The Rat Pack Live....

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16-Dec-2017 to 16-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €27.50/25

Pure Gold will feature Phil’s personal favourites as he trawls through his 50 years of creativity.   A he says himself, “It will be a different and interesting collection – some of the big hits alongside some that I thought should have been hits!   Some songs that meant a lot to my bank manager as well as some that simply meant a lot to me”

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17-Dec-2017 to 17-Dec-2017

Time: 1pm

Tickets: €10 (Family of 4: €32)

Join us for a beautifully produced Christmas treat with puppets, stories, colourful sets and exquisite lighting.

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18-Dec-2017 to 18-Dec-2017

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

The Jungle Book’ is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a
man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is
no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan promises
to eliminate what he sees as a threat.

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01-Jan-2018 to 30-Jun-2018

axis Ballymun is pleased to announce the third year of our performing arts residency, ‘Playground’ for artists with disabilities. This residency is designed to support the professional development and creation of new work by performing artists with disabilities. Click for more information on how to apply.

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04-Jan-2018 to 28-Jan-2018

Time: 2.30pm (Sunday) & 7.30pm (Thursday to Saturday)

Tickets: €10 (Thursday performances all tickets €7)

A girl in Kansas dreams of a magical land over the rainbow...

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29-Jan-2018 to 29-Jan-2018

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

Comedy feature inspired by Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure of €440
million off the coast of Cork in 2007, ‘The Young Offenders’ follows two
Cork inner-city teenagers, Conor and Jock, as they embark on a 160km road
trip on stolen bikes in the hopes of finding an unrecovered bale of cocaine.

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06-Feb-2018 to 07-Feb-2018

Time: 2pm & 8pm

Tickets: €15/10

Teenager Izzy (15) is spending a hastily arranged weekend with her estranged grandparents Mary and Ken.  Join her as she discovers that old people are not so different after all.

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28-Feb-2018 to 01-Mar-2018

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €12/10 

Kian Harris is a career shoplifter. Charleigh Brennan is a career session moth. These two young professionals are bound together by a love of fashion and a yearning for escape. Now London is calling and they desperate to answer. The truth always gets out in the end…but will they?

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10-Mar-2018 to 10-Mar-2018

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

The Glasnevin Musical Society are delighted to be returning to the Axis theatre with "One Enchanted Evening".  Help us celebrate our 60th Anniversary and join us for a night of musical favourites .. some old, some new ... proudly presented by the Chorus and Soloists of GMS with Musical Director David Wray. 

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13-Mar-2018 to 13-Mar-2018

Time: 10.30am & 12.30pm

Tickets: €8 (Teachers Free)

High Rock Productions presents  Caith Amach É, A smash hit comedy based on the Leaving Cert Irish Oral picture sequences. Seó grinn den chéad scoth bunaithe ar an sraith pictiúr don Ardteistiméireacht. Clúdaítear gach sraith don Bhéaltriail 2018 i seó bríomhar, barúil agus spreagúil, lán le stíleanna éagsúla drámaíochta: ceol, puipéid, idirghníomhaíocht agus aisteoireacht fhisiciúil.

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15-Mar-2018 to 16-Mar-2018

Time: 11am & 8pm

Tickets: €12/10. (11am: €5)

By: Diane O'Connor

Diane O’Connor is breastfeeding but she won’t let that keep her indoors. Join her in this fun and informative stand-up comedy show inspired by breastfeeding, motherhood and related adventures!
Diane is a stand-up comedian and performer from Dublin who has performed around Ireland, London and Edinburgh and is a regular on the Dublin comedy circuit. 

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04-May-2018 to 04-May-2018

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €20/18

A Classic Beatles show brings all the joys of Beatlemania to a whole new generation and allows first generation fans the chance to relive the music that changed our lives forever. The show features all tracks from what is arguably the greatest album The Beatles ever produced as well as all the obvious big hits, many costume changes and plenty of witty scouse banter.

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10-May-2018 to 11-May-2018

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Maz and Bricks tells the story of two young people who meet over the course of a day in Dublin. Maz is attending a ‘Repeal the 8th’ demonstration, while Bricks is going to meet the mother of his young daughter. As the day unfolds, the two become unlikely friends, changing each other in ways they never thought possible.

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