OFTW: Kilkenny Pride! (24th-26th August)
As we mentioned yesterday, the final three Prides of the year are approaching! We brought you news of what’s in store for Galwegians, and now we’ve all the details of what those crazy cats are up to in Kilkenny!
Out for the Weekend (aka Kilkenny Pride) kicks off tomorrow, and the celebrations continue until Sunday night. Will you be partying in the shadow of the Castle? Here’s how to fill that hectic social diary!
Friday, 24th August
Where to eat: OUT for Dinner recommends Loh’s Restaurant, Parliament Street
- 6pm: Official opening of the festival and the launch of the Irish Queer Archive in Kilkenny at the Abbey Business Centre. (Free!)
- 7pm & 10pm: The Devious Theatre Company present Phantasm at Cleere’s Theatre
- 8pm: DJs Kaz & Niamh at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
- 10pm: DJ Alex at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
- 11pm: Captain Anchor at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
Saturday, 25th August
Where to eat: OUT For Dinner recommends Foodworks, Parliament Street
- 10am & 2pm: LGBT Health & Wellbeing workshops at the Abbey Business Centre. Men’s Workshops: 10am–2pm. Women’s workshops: 2pm–6pm. Early registration is advised as numbers are limited. Email Hiya@OUTForTheWeekend.ie to book your place. (Free!)
- 6pm: OUT for Dinner – Café Sol, William Street. Until 8:30pm. Advanced booking is essential!
- 8pm: DJ Razor’s ’90s Mixtape at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
- 7pm & 10pm: The Devious Theatre Company presents ‘Phantasm’, Cleere’s Theatre
- 9pm: DJ Iano, The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
- 10:30pm: Rosie Howick presents “Kylie & Katy Go Gaga” at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
Sunday, 26th August
Where to eat: OUT For Dinner recommends La Rivista, Parliament Street
- 11:30am: WalkabOUT. Until 1pm. Location TBC. (Free!)
- 1pm: OUT for Dinner’s Sunday Brunch at The Grapevine. Until 3pm. Advanced booking is essential!
- 3pm: Rock OUT at The Drum Youth Centre, MacDonagh Junction. In association with Foróige. Until 5:30pm. Lineup includes: Johny Scribble, O B Swaggerboy and Co., Raising Cain, Oridian, Feabhar Baldwin Wall, Nukethewhale, James Corcoran, Áine Butler. Admission: €2.
- 8pm: The All Time DJs present “Now That’s What I Call All Time ’80s!” at The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
- 10pm: OFTW present the first annual “Mr Gay Kilkenny and Ms Gay Kilkenny”, with your host Angela Barrett. Adam Leahy will be keeping us entertained with his standup show during the interval. Venue: The Nixon on Watergate. (Free!)
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