What's on in Galway This Week from 02nd July 2018We are back with the top picks of Galway Events for this coming week! There are so many amazing events on to choose from – I hope you have a fun week! And if you want to read more about where to stay or eat in Galway – don’t forget to check out our Galway Guide!


Creative Event –  Macnas Óg Summer School for budding performers aged 7 – 12

  • Location -Macnas, Fisheries Field, Galway
  • Time: Monday July 2nd – Friday July 6th, 10am – 1pm
  • Cost: €125
  • Details: Join us at the Macnas Workshop for a week-long drama summer camp, running Monday July 2nd – Friday July 6th, 10am – 1pm. Led by Macnas performance directors Judith Higgins and Miquel Barcelo, this summer camp is perfect for budding performers age 7 – 12. The focus of the daily workshops will be physical activity, games and Macnas magic and mayhem.
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Irish Design Event – Milliners Expo

  • Location – Galway Designers Studio House, 14/15 Cornstore, Augustine street, Galway
  • Time: 12:00 – 17:00
  • Cost: Free to attend
  • Details: We will be showcasing some of the amazing Milliners on offer, in the lead up to Races season ahead. For 4 days, there will be an expo within the Galway Designers Studio House, of some of the finest headpieces around, along with the opportunity to meet with the milliners, to design your own bespoke hat.
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Fitness Event – Introduction to Pole Dance Course – Intense July edition

  • Location – The Coven – Pole and Fitness Studio, The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway
  • Time: 18:00 – 19:00
  • Cost: €70
  • Details: Are you bored with your current gym routine and looking for the most fun way to look and feel strong? How about we add feeling confident and even sexy, in a supportive community environment? The Coven would like to invite 12 ladies (or gentlemen!) that are looking to transform themselves to our amazing Introduction to Pole Dance Course Intense July Edition! We have a special 3 week program starting on MONDAY 2nd JULY at 6pm that will be an introduction to Pole Fitness -a fun and challenging workout that not only gets you more toned and fitter, but also gives you more excitement and more freedom than your usual gym or fitness classes. It’s designed to transform your body and your mind and help you to dance your way strong and confident! Upon completion you have the option to join our studio membership and maintain and build the results for life!
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  • Location – Roisin Dubh, Dominic Street, Galway
  • Time: 20:45
  • Cost: €5
  • Details: A brand new weekly comedy night, featuring the very best of Irish comedy talent hosted by the wonderful Karl Spain.
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Irish Music Event – Trad on the Prom

  • LocationLeisureland Theatre, Salthill, Galway
  • Time: Shows every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday until October 04th 2018
  • Cost: Price Range: €22.50 – €57.00
  • Details: Performers who have captivated audiences in extraordinary and groundbreaking productions such as “Riverdance”, “The Chieftains” and “Lord of the Dance” have gathered on one stage to present an unforgettable entertainment experience in Galway, Ireland, the City of the Tribes.
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Fitness Event – A beginners Survival guide to Camino Walk using Aromatherapy & Massage

  • Location -Purefit, Tuam Road, Liosbun Industrial Estate, Galway
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Cost: €5.01
  • Details: Join me to find out how to prepare yourself for your Camino experience with Massage and Aromatherapy. My lunchtime talk will provide you with all the skills you need to make this a memorable trip. (1) 1. Advice & Recommendations on Essential oils. These will be available to buy on the day. (2) Self Massage techniques explained and demonstrated (3) For attendees to this event I , am offering a 10% discount any future pre-booked massage therapy.
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Music Event -Barbara and The Faith Dealers

  • Location – Busker Brownes Bar & Kirbys Restaurant, Cross Street Upper, Galway
  • Time: 22:00
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: Barbara and The Faith Dealers are going to bring their groove to Busker Brownes. Come along this Tuesday to share a dance with us. A whole lot of R’n’B, Funk, Soul, Blues and Dance tunes. Shake your thang, Galway!
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Astrology Event – Lunar Signs: Myths & Symbols

  • Location – Amber, 18 Mary Street, Galway
  • Time: 19:00
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: This course is open to anyone interested in astrology, Western or Vedic, as well as those interested in learning about themselves and how their mind works. It does not require any astrology knowledge, focusing instead on each sign’s myth, symbolism and stand-alone interpretation; using Indian, as well as Greco-Roman myths and deities – in an easy-to-follow, fun & informative class.
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Music Event – Josh Johnston & Friends album launch

  • Location -The Black Gate Cultural Centre, 14 Francis Street, Galway
  • Time: 20:30
  • Cost: €10 (or €15 with CD)
  • Details: The Dublin based singer will be launching his latest album as well as performing and will be joined by guitarist Eoin O’Brien and bass player Rob Molomby
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Fitness Event – Coole Park Walk

  • Location – Coole Park, Galway
  • Time: 09:15 – 13:15
  • Cost:  Price unconfirmed
  • Details: Take a stroll around the beautiful, picturesque Coole Park this 4th of July. Contact gerard on 087 637 6590 for more info.
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Cultural Event – But Still, Like Dust, I’ll Rise’ – Closing Event

  • Location – Galway Arts Centre, 47 Lower Dominick Street Galway
  • Time: 19:00 – 21:00
  • Cost: Free
  • Details: The End – Dance – Isabella Oberlande, The Underbelly Live – Art – Aine Phillips, Tribe – Live Art – Lisamarie Johnson, Small Thing Moving in Unison – Film – Vicky Smith, Cumhacht – Song – Ceara Conway
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Religious Event – The Passion of Joan of Arc

  • Location -Galway Cathedral, Galway
  • Time: 20:00 – 22:00
  • Cost: €15
  • Details: A screening of Dreyer’s 1928 classic The Passion of Joan of Arc, with a live sound-track improvised on the organ by John Columba McCann.
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Music Event – Lavengro

  • Location – Roisin Dubh, Dominic Street, Galway
  • Time: 20:00
  • Cost: €8
  • Details: You heard them on RTE2FM, Today FM, iRadio and many more stations across the country with their catchy single ‘Think’. Now hear them and see them LIVE at the Roisin Dubh as the Funky Electro Pop outfit from Derry City are coming to Galway for their summer Irish Tour.
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Foodie Event – Natural Wine Tasting

  • Location – Sheridan’s Cheesemonger & Wine Bar, 14-16 Churchyard Street, Galway
  • Time: 18:30 – 22:00 (Please arrive between 6-6:15, doors close at 6:30.)
  • Cost: €30
  • Details: Sheridans Galway, in association with Grapecircus, present natural wines from France and Spain with cheese pairings. We had so much fun last year we had to do it again! Join us for a cheese and wine filled evening in Sheridans Wine Bar Galway.
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Bingo Event – Bingo Loco Galway

  • Location -Halo Galway, 36 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway
  • Time: 18:30 – 23:00
  • Cost: €11.68 – €15.92
  • Details: WHAT IS BINGO LOCO? We are the runaway, bastard child of traditional bingo complete with rave rounds, karaoke battles and dance-offs. The conventional Bingo Cartel don’t like what we do. We don’t care. We are bringing bingo kicking and screaming into a full-on party rave! We’ve got the ball’s… the bingo balls to make your roar so loud you’ll definitely lose your voice. Leave your Nan at home…or dress her in neon and drag her down! Previous prizes: Trip to Vegas, convertible car, trips to Europe, televisions, bags of cans and even a boat?
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Traditional Music/Cultural Event – TraidPhicnic Festival

  • Location – Spiddal, Galway
  • Time: 6 July – 8 July 2018 – Full program here
  • Details: Traidphicnic, a festival of traditional music, arts and culture would like to welcome everyone from all over the world to Spiddal.
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Music Event – Ultan Conlon & The Night Owls

  • Location -Roisin Dubh, Dominic Street, Galway
  • Time: 20:00
  • Cost: €12.50 (€10 members)
  • Details: Loughrea singer Ultan Conlon, who has been chosen by Bryan Ferry to play at his Dublin Trinity College gig on July 27, will play a Galway concert along with his band The Night Owls in the Róisín Dubh venue this Friday July 6th to launch his new album ‘Last Days of the Night Owl’ which has been awarded Album of the Week by RTE Radio 1.
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Comedy Event – Roy Chubby Brown

  • Location -Town Hall Theatre, Galway
  • Time: 20:00
  • Cost: €25
  • Details: He’s back naughtier than ever. His choice of language and politically incorrect jokes are delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing. His trademark flying helmet, goggles and coat of many patches, make him instantly recognisable as the man who put the “F” in Alice, in his version of “that” song.
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Music Event – Owen Colgan

  • Location -Monroe’s Live, 14 Upper Dominick Street, Galway
  • Time: 20:00
  • Cost: €12
  • Details: Fresh off the back of a hugely successful 2017 which saw even the tax man after him, Owen has hit 2018 like a crow to water. For the first time in world history, Owen is taking his thoughts and opinions to the stage, covering his favourite topics from Ronda Rousey and crows to Milfs and Fighting with a little something extra just to say thanks for coming. A special night, not to be missed. Come along and prepare yourself to be as wet as an otters pocket leaving the place due to laughter.
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Mum & Baby Event – Mom & Baby Yoga Sound Bath Mini Retreat

  • Location – ARD Family Resource Centre, ,Doughiska Road, Galway City, Galway
  • Time: 10:00 – 13:00
  • Cost: €33 (For Birth Partners or/and Grandparents Sound Bath only €15 on the day)
  • Details: Celebrate becoming a Mom this Summer in Galway! Join us for our 1st Summer Mom & Baby Yoga Sound Bath Mini Retreat! In ARD Family Resource Centre 7th July 10.00 – 1pm. Suitable for Moms & babes after 6 weeks to around 8 months before babes on the move! Investment €30. Penny from Penny Jones Yoga will guide you through a special fun practice together. Combining movements & postures to strengthen, stretch and heal with breath, song and lots of sounds! Gently winding you both down to rest deeply in a beautiful relaxation (which may not be silent and that’s ok!)
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Personal Event –  I Am Fabulous Workshop

  • Location -The Connacht Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway
  • Time: 10:00 – 12:00
  • Cost: €30
  • Details: This is the perfect workshop for women who want to uplevel the way they feel emotionally. Throughout this class, we’ll be learning about: The Science of Emotions and Essential Oils, The Impact of Emotion, How Emotions can hold us back and tools that help us live our highest purpose & our most authentic self.This is a fun, interactive workshop which helps to address the common emotional blocks that women experience daily (For example confidence, fear, anxiety, trust). This workshop is about promoting positive & fabulous emotions, which will help you be the best version of yourself. In the workshop, we’ll be creating an essential oil blend which is then yours to take home & to use with affirmations. The essential oils used in this workshop are doTERRA – Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade.
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Medieval Event – MACI at Claregalway Garden Festival

  • Location -Claregalway Castle, Tuam Road, Claregalway Galway
  • Time: 11:00 – 18:00
  • Cost: Cost not confirmed
  • Details: Medieval Armoured Combat Ireland will be running fight and armour displays as part of the scheduled activities for the event
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Fitness Event – Aerial Yoga Beginners Workshop

  • Location – Celtic Eagles Galway, Until 49A Briarhill Business Park, Galway
  • Time: 11:30 – 13:30
  • Cost: €30
  • Details: Come and fly with us! You will float, play, swing and discover unlimited possibilities of aerial yoga. Why is it worth trying aerial yoga? It will allow you to (1) perform deeper and safer stretches (2) therapeutically traction the spine, which helps to alleviate back pain (3) strengthen all main muscle groups, especially the core and the upper body (4) build new neural pathways by challenging the body to learn complex movements (5) increase self-confidence and self-trust by stepping out of your comfort zone (6) tone the whole body (7) relax and unwind
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Musical Event – The Greatest Showman Sing Along

  • Location – Pálás Galway, 15 Merchant’s Road Lower, Galway
  • Time: 22:45–01:00
  • Cost: €11
  • Details: “Trust me, they don’t know it yet, but they’re going to love you.” Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
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Music Event – Record & CD Fair – Galway (City Centre)

  • Location – Club Áras na nGael, Áras na nGael, 45 Sráid Doiminic, Galway
  • Time: 11:00 – 17:00
  • Cost: Free entry
  • Details: The Galway Record & CD Fair returns to Áras na nGael, Lower Dominick Street on Sunday 8th July from 11am. Come along and browse thousands of LPs, singles and CDs from bargain bins to rarities and collectables…find those albums you’ve been searching for!!!
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Children’s Fitness Event – Monivea Woods – Fun on the Run 5-13 yr olds

  • Location -Monivea Woods, Monivea, Galway
  • Time: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Cost: Term Price €12 – €20
  • Details: We’ll be back with our fun on the run sessions for Monivea. Trail running based physical activity sessions for kids. Here’s a link to some of the activities we’ll get up to. Different location but same ideas! (1) 5-6 year olds – 10-11.15 (2) 7-10 year olds – 11.30-1.30 (3) 11-13 year olds – 2.30-4.30
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Dublin Events

If you would like to know about events coming up in Dublin, then check out Sarah’s website here for events this week. Be sure to check back to her website each week as she creates a new events post weekly!

North Tipperary / Limerick Events

If you would like to know about events coming up in North Tipperary/Limerick, then check out Lauren’s website here for events this week. Be sure to check back to her website each week as she creates a new events post weekly!

If you are hosting an event and would like to submit for possible feature on our events posts then please email the details to Hello@Floralesque.com with the subject line ‘Upcoming Galway Event’. Thanks!


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