Tuesday 24 October 2017

If you do one thing this week: Dine with Helen

Come dine with me: Helen Mirren
Come dine with me: Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren stars in The Hundred-Foot Journey, a film about a feud between two restaurants in bucolic South of France, a screening of which will be accompanied by a four-course candle-lit supper in Ballymaloe House in east Cork as part of the 27th Cork French Film Festival, which runs until March 13.


Artist Pauline Bewick will be in conversation with Niall MacMonagle at the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire on Saturday March 12, as part of the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, which runs from March 9 to March 13, with events for readers of all ages and interests. TV presenter Michael Parkinson is headlining the festival. mountainstosea.ie


Nespresso Talents 2016 is a short-film contest which is inviting aspiring film-makers to submit short films under the theme Explore Your Extraordinary. It opens tomorrow and closes on April 10. The contest is looking for entries that challenge the conventions of storytelling - and make everyday moments into something extraordinary. Nespresso.com/talents


The hit Beatles' celebration show Let It Be runs at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, from Monday March 14 to Saturday March 19. The Beatles appeared in concert in Ireland on just one occasion, with two performances at Dublin's Adelphi Cinema on December 7, 1963. This show features their music in a high-energy concert. bordgaisenergytheatre.ie


Music Network presents Andy Sheppard with Shakespeare Songs - music inspired by characters from Shakespeare and Renaissance composers - on tour from March 13 to 22. Jazz virtuoso Andy will join forces with drummer Christophe Marguet. Venues include Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo, and Triskel Christchurch, Cork. musicnetwork.ie

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