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Once in a Blue Moon

  • Freemason's Hall Dublin 17 Molesworth St Dublin, Dublin Ireland

To mark the rare "blue moon" of 31st July, Seaonal Beast presented a very special evening in celebration of the Moon! 

Taking place in the spectacular Freemasons' Hall on Molesworth Sreet., Dublin 2, Once In A Blue Moon included wonderful live music, inspiring talks from astronomers and science experts, fantastic short films, telescope workshops in the courtyard, and a free drinks reception.

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON included:

> LIVE MUSIC:
> Acclamined and award winning singer & multi-instrumentalists The Imogen Gunner Trio performed a special set of songs inspired by the evening's theme. 
> An awe-inspiring performance from one of Ireland's most talented live bands, Cian Nugent & The Cosmos

> TALKS:
> Astronomers, writers and broadcasters presented entertaining and enlightening talks on the science and folklore of the moon. Speakers include:
> Astronomy Ireland Chairperson, David Moore (“Ireland's Most Famous Astronomer”)
> Best-selling science author and award-winning RTE broadcaster Sean Duke
> John Flannery of the Irish Astronomical Society

> SHORT FILMS:
Premiere screenings of short films from Ireland, the UK and USA. All related to and inspired by the Moon. 

> BLUE MOON BODEGA & TELESCOPE WORKSHOPS:
We transformed a floor of the Freemasons Hall into a a spacey speakeasy for the night, and The Irish Astronomical Society presented demonstrations of high-powered telescopes in the adjacent courtyard.