For a time, Phibsborough was bounded on three sides by the waters of the Royal Canal. The main branch still marks our northern border, and, though the Broadstone branch is now the linear park and the Foster aquaduct and the harbour are gone, the shape of the village reflects this heritage. Vessels of all kinds(…)
What is comedy and what makes something funny are in fact two different things. The one is about the material, the other is about the delivery. And at Phizzfest we make sure to get the best of both. Last year we had Meave Higgins! Back in 2010 it was Kevin McAleer hot on his heels(…)
The aim of the local history programme at Phizzfest is to focus on the people, places and events that are connected with our local area. To date we have presented a James Joyce walking tour, talks and presentations on the development of Phibsboro and surrounding areas, visits to Glasnevin, MountJoy and Grangegorman museums and other features(…)
Phizzfest has, since 2010, sought to present both music and musicians from Phibsboro’ to the city and interesting and innovative sounds from elsewhere to Phibsboro’. Using all the venues at our disposal – pubs, churches, parks, various halls, and, this year, the canal bank – our aim has been to marry venue and artist to(…)
Take time out to enjoy the scenic walk along the Royal Canal. Emerse yourself in the richness of the local history of Phibsborough. celebrate the joy of life in music, song and dance. Take a stroll around the village – you never know what you will see.
Phizzfest has always brought life to the written word by giving access to the Top authors to audiences as part of each festival. The intimate setting for each event is used to advantage to create an atmosphere as if a conversation between friends. We have always sought to have the best facilitator for these events and have been(…)
From the begining, in 2010, Phizzfest has sought to bring the best in both Performance and Performers to our audiences. This has led to the staging of some top quality shows in a variety of venues around the locality. From Fishamble: The New Play Company with Pat Kinevane’s “Silent” and “Forgotten” to Peter Duffy’s “The Great Hunger” and(…)
Performance, photography, banners, installation, film, video, painting, ceramics, felt, drawing, murals, sculpture, exhibitions, events, workshops, outdoors, indoors, work in public spaces, disused premises, empty shops, cafes, supermarkets. Visual Arts at Phizzfest uses the fabric of our eclectic urban neighbourhood to make a wide range of art experiences available to residents and visitors. Artists from Ireland(…)
Would you like to be a Phizzfest volunteer? We have ongoing volunteering opportunities in a range of areas including marketing and PR, event management, fundraising and everything it takes to get this show on the road. Our Volunteer Co-ordinator for 2013 is Camille Rocca. Camille has been a volunteer with Phizzfest for the past three(…)
One of Phibsborough’s greatest assets is the Royal Canal, offering tranquillity, beautiful walks and the beauty of nature on our doorstep as well as wonderful opportunities for recreational activity, ranging from angling, walking, jogging, cycling and of course water sports such as canoeing, kayak polo and boating in general. It is no wonder then that(…)
From Art and Crafts to Writing Workshops. Dance and Fun Day to Canal Boat rides. Oh and yes – how could I forget Visit to the Firestation!!