Ross Lewis
Dublin Book Festival Book Club
Pat McCabe
Pauline McLynn
Gerry Hunt
Andrew Rudd

Information

Volunteer: Dublin Book Festival 2013

by admin on October 3, 2013

The Dublin Book Festival is one of Ireland’s most successful and vibrant book festivals. This annual public Festival showcases, supports and develops Irish Publishing by programming, publicising and selling Irish published books, their authors, editors and contributors, all in an entertaining, festive, friendly and accessible environment that reflects the creativity and personality of Irish Publishing and its authors.

This Festival, which is shared by publishers, contributors and audiences alike, is one of celebration – celebration of a city (and country) that produces some of the best literature in the world and of the teams behind them that make it all happen.

With that said, this year’s Dublin Book Festival is fast approaching and we are looking for dedicated volunteers to make this the best festival yet! Volunteering is a great way to experience the festival and a unique opportunity to be part of a diverse, exciting and inspiring event. To see what’s on offer, check out the DBF 2013 Programme.

If you are interested in joining our enthusiastic volunteer team please download the DBF 2013 VOLUNTEER FORM and send it to info@dublinbookfestival.com. Deadline for applications November 2, 2013.

We look forward to welcoming you to the DBF Team!

 

This year, for the week running up to and the days during the Dublin Book Festival, we are looking for confident and enthusiastic drama students, groups and individuals to take part in a series of live pop-up performances on LUAS and DART in Dublin city centre locations. This would involve surprise readings of both poetry and prose to help spread word of the Festival.

This is an exciting opportunity for eager young actors and adults alike to exercise their imagination in front of a wide and varied audience, to remind people of the celebration, the community, and the collective awesomeness of Dublin Book Festival.

Participation in the Festival is open to those who are over the age of 18 years only. Please note that this is an unpaid voluntary role. If interested, please reply to info@dublinbookfestival.com where we would be happy to pass on more information.

The Dublin Book Festival Team!

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Getting Here

by admin on August 7, 2013

The majority of the events in the festival will take place in Smock Alley Theatre, which is situated on Exchange Street Lower.  You can see the façade facing on to Wood Quay.

Smock Alley Theatre is only a 10 minute walk from Tara Street DART station and 5 minutes from the Jervis Street stop on the red LUAS line. It is a 10 minute walk from O’Connell Street.

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Smock Alley is served by the following bus services. You can plan your Dublin Bus journey here.

Stop 1443: 83, 79, 39a, 39, 37, 145, 79a, 70
Stop 1479: 25, 25a, 25b, 151, 83, 145, 39a, 70
Stop 1480: 79, 79a
Stop 312: 67, 25b, 66a, 26, 25a, 66b
Stop 2002: 40, 123, 27, 747, 13, 77a, 49
Stop 2003: 56a,150,54a

There are also parking facilities at Christchurch and Fleet Street. For further information and a map to the theatre, go to Smock Alley. Some events will take place in venues across the city including the National Library of Ireland, The Gutter Bookshop, Pearse St. Library and other Libraries in Dublin. Further details of these venues will be posted nearer to the time.

Volunteers

by admin on October 10, 2012

If you would like to volunteer with the festival in 2013 please send an email to us at  info@dublinbookfestival.com

We will not be processing applications until Summer 2013

 

 

 

Where To Go & How To Get There

by admin on October 7, 2012

The majority of the events in the festival will take place in Smock Alley Theatre, which is situated on Exchange Street Lower.  You can see the façade facing on to Wood Quay.

Smock Alley Theatre is only a 10 minute walk from Tara Street DART station and 5 minutes from the Jervis Street stop on the red LUAS line. It is a 10 minute walk from O’Connell Street. There are also parking facilities at Christchurch and Fleet Street. For further information and a map to the theatre, go to INFORMATION or MAP

Some events will take place in venues across the city including the National Library of Ireland, The Gutter Bookshop, Irish Writers’ Centre, Fighting Words, Medley, Pearse St. Library and other Libraries in Dublin. Further details of these venues will be posted nearer to the time.

Children’s Events

by admin on October 1, 2012

Booking is essential for all children’s workshops. Places are limited. The full children’s programme can be seen here.

Children’s readings in The Gutter Bookshop are based on a first come basis. It is advisable to arrive 20 minutes before the events.

Note: Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during children’s events and workshops.

Schools’ Events

by admin on October 1, 2012

These events must be pre-booked and can only accommodate a limited number of children. For more information, please contact info@dublinbookfestival.com.

Children’s Area

by admin on October 1, 2012

Bring your children along to the Dublin Book Festival and let them curl up on our bean bags, read a book or write their own story. There will be readings throughout the weekend, open to the public, free of charge, so feel free to drop by and listen to authors reading their exciting tales!

Take a look at our Children’s Programme.

Note: Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during children’s events and workshops.

Dublin Book Festival Bookshop

by admin on October 1, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit our festival bookshop at Smock Alley Theatre, open from 14 to 17 November, which will have titles from over 60 Irish publishers and a reading area where you can enjoy a cup of tea and browse our books. Authors will be in the book signing area in the bookshop.