Upcoming events near Brooks;

Winter 2017 Event Guide

This winter, Dublin has entertainment to suit all tastes. Take a look at our event guide to plan your perfect evening in the city.


 Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

3rd Novemeber - 7th January


Guinness Series 2017

Aviva Stadium

11th, 18th & 25th November


IFI French Film Festival

Irish Film Institute

15th – 26th November


Dublin Gallery Festival

Various Locations

23rd – 26th November


The Jonathan Swift Festival

Various Locations

23rd – 26th November


Christ Church Cathedral
9th December

National Concert Hall
9th December

Bord Gais Energy Theatre
19th December - 6th January
Various Locations
31st December - 1st January

Bord Gais Energy Theatre
9th - 20th January

Temple Bar
24th - 28th January

The Gaiety Theatre
26th January - 3rd March

Music Venues

Dublin has a reputation for producing some of the world’s finest musicians, and so it is no surprise that there are many great live music venues in the city where you can see some of your favourite acts perform. Visit the websites of the venues below for more details.


The Olympia Theatre hosts a variety of music, comedy and entertainment. This centrally located venue is a 5 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. 

Ambassador Theatre
The Ambassador Theatre offers events for a range of audiences. This venue has hosted everything from music shows to art installations. This venue is a 20 minute walk from Brooks Hotel.
The O2
The 3 Arena is one of the largest venues in Ireland boasting 23,000 seats. This venue hosts some of the biggest shows in the world including Cirque Du Soleil, The Eagles and Kylie Minogue to name a few. The 3 Arena is located a 35 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. 
Whelans is renowned for hosting alternative music artists including Damien Rice and Morrissey and some of Ireland's best up and coming bands. Whelans is a 9 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. 
Vicar Street
Vicar Street one of Dublin's most famous venues. Vicar Street hosts some of Ireland's best musicians and comedians. Vicar Street is a 17 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. 

Comedy Clubs
Irish people are known for their great sense of humour! Why not take in a comedy show during your trip? There are a multitude of comedy venues, all within walking distance of Brooks Hotel. 

Laughter Lounge
The Laughter Lounge is the perfect venue to see the best of Irish comedians. The Laughter Lounge is a 12 minute walk from brooks Hotel. 
 International Comedy Club
The International Comedy Club is an intimate venue just a 3 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. If you enjoy being close to the action this is the perfect place for you!
 Cap City Comedy
The Capital Comedy Club is located in the heart of Temple Bar, just a 7 minute walk from Brooks Hotel. This venue is open on selected nights and is the perfect place to have a drink and enjoy the atmosphere of Temple Bar. 

Theatre lovers will be entertained with the great variety of shows presented throughout the city in its many theatres. Ireland is home to some of the most prestigious authors and poets in the world including Yeats, Joyce and Swift, so why not experience their work for yourself with a trip to the theatre. 

The Gaiety
The Gaiety Theatre is located just a 3 minute walk from Brooks Hotel just off Grafton Street. For 142 years The Gaiety Theatre has given the people of Dublin opera, musicals, drama, revues, comedy, concerts, dance, festivals and pantomime.
 Abbey Theatre
 The Abbey Theatre first opened its doors in 1904 and continues to operate to this day. This venue was involved in the Irish Literary Revival and plays an important role in Irish History. 
 The Gate Theatre
The Gate Theatre has been, artistically and architecturally, a landmark building for over 250 years. Established as a theatre company in 1928 by Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammóir, the Gate offered Dublin audiences an introduction to the world of European and American theatre and also to classics from the modern and Irish repertoire. 
 Smock Alley Theatre
 Smock Alley was the first Theatre Royal built in Dublin. John Ogilby opened it in 1662 as part of the Restoration of the British monarchy and King Charles II in 1660, along with the London’s Drury Lane (1662) and the Lincoln’s Inn Fields (1661). It was the first custom-built theatre in the city and still remains in substantially the same form, making it one of the most important sites in European theatre history.
 Bord Gais
 The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is one of the newest additions to the Dublin Theatre scene, having opened its doors in March 2010. This state of the art theatre will be the venue for some of the best international shows this Summer. Upcoming performances include; Singing in the Rain and Dirty Dancing.