Dublin Festival of History 2018
The sixth annual Dublin Festival of History lands in Dublin Town on September 24th and runs right through until October 7th.
The Dublin Festival of History, proudly brought to you by Dublin City Council, is pleased to announce over 140 free history events in venues across the city between Monday September 24th and Sunday October 7th.
The Big Weekend consists of a series of events from the 5th-7th of October in City Hall and Printworks, Dublin Castle.
You can see the programme for this weekend on their website
Helen Rappaport, the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling historian, will be speaking in Printworks, Dublin Castle, on Saturday October 6th about her in-dept research into Russia’s plots to save their 1918 Emperor Tsar Nicholas II.
Anne Applebaum will be speaking about her book, ‘Red Famine: Staling’s war on Ukraine’, in Printworks, Dublin Castle on Saturday October 6th.
Michael Palin, of Monty Python fame, will be discussing the Hecla-class bomb vessel, HMS Erebus. The talented storyteller has travelled the world following one of history’s greatest expedition lagacies and will be recounting his discovers in Printworks, Dublin Castle on Saturday October 6th.
The full festival programme, including events in libraries, walks and exhibitions, is available here, and while all events are indeed free, some do need to be booked in advance, so please see individual events for details.