© 2019 Dublin City Council Parks & Biodiversity and Olive's Room Limited

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The Red Stables Festival

CONNECTING FOOD, NATURE AND SUSTAINABILITY

St Anne's Park, Dublin

Saturday  21.09.2019

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TALKS

Free, but limited places, first come, first served

10.00am-11.00am - SPARK JOY IN YOUR PANTRY- FOOD WASTE AND FOOD MANAGEMENT

Irish households throw away €700 of food each year. Globally, 1,300,000,000 tonnes of food is wasted annually! 

Transforming city food habits for life! Trifocal tips with Dr  Joanne Rourke

Food Cloud explains how the charity created a platform connecting surplus food to partner charities that can use it

Grower Maria Flynn of Ballymakenny Farm talks about her innovative produce and its journey to market

2.30pm to 3.30pm -  WHAT GIVES? - GETTING OUR HEADS AROUND FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

AND THE ADJUSTMENTS WE CAN MAKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

 “If we were coal miners, we would be up to our knees in dead canaries."

President Michael D. Higgins a the National Biodiversity Conference, 21 February 2019

JP McMahon of Aniar Michelin Star restaurant, is committed to the educational and ethical aspects of food

Change by Degrees with Dr Tara Shine, environmental scientist

John Gibbons, climate change activist and journalist says we need to 'Think or Swim'
 

5pm to 6pm - NO SUCH THING AS A GREEN LUNCH?

A panel discussion moderated by Dr Shana Cohen, CEO of TASC, Ireland’s Think Tank for Action on Social Change

John Gibbons, climate change journalist ThinkorSwim.ie

Saoirse McHugh, the Green Party 

Lorraine Bull, Biodiversity Officer, DCC Parks & Biodiversity

Rachel Allen, TV chef, cook and author, and

JP McMahon chef owner, Aniar Michelin Star restaurant, Galway

COOKING WITH  RACHEL ALLEN

TICKETS

 

€20 (plus booking fee and tax) includes recipes and samples. 

TV chef, cook and author Rachel Allen prepare delicious meals using local produce

while chatting about food, nature and sustainability!

12.15pm to 1.15pm 

3.45pm to 4.45pm 

ALLOTMENTS AND DUBLIN CITY FARM TOUR

Free, but limited places, first come, first served

Take a whistle-stop tour of the St Anne’s allotments at harvest time with Brendan Doyle

and learn about the amazing eco education project that is Dublin City Farm, meet in the courtyard, sharp!

1.30pm to 2.30pm

    

VISUAL ARTS

 

'Instinct' is an exhibition of works focused on nature and on the human form

artists Miriam Dowling, Jin Yong, Eibhlin Crossan and Miriam Smithers

 

THE STALLS

Bees and Honey!

Chat with Zheng Xie (Jen) about keeping bees in the burbs

1.30pm-2pm

Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps

with the Minimal Waste Grocery

2pm-2.15pm

 

CHILDREN

 

Free, but limited places, first come, first served

 

HARVEST ART

in the Stalls with Miriam Dowling of the Art Nest

 

drop in 10.30- 12.00

 

OWLS

Outdoor wildlife learning and survival, an event for all the family to enjoy.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the fairy tree sharp!

Dress for the weather and for an active forest walk! 

12.15pm to 1pm

1.15pm to 2pm

2.15pm to 3pm

3.15pm to 4pm

 

FACEPAINTING

With Rosie from Roar under the clock in the Red Stables

                12 midday to 4pm              

WALK

 

Free, but limited places, first come, first served

Take a guided tour of St Anne's Estate

with Gerard O'Rourke

3.45pm - 4.45pm

HAPPENINGS CINEMA

Free but  please book your spot!  Weather dependent! Check the Happenings facebook page for updates.

 

Dr Seuss' The Lorax at 3pm

A Kenyan farmer battles climate change in Thank You for the Rain at 6pm 

 

NIGHTHAWKS AT THE RED STABLES

TICKETS

€40 (plus booking fee and tax) enjoy a line up of talented Irish artists & a feast to #tastetheisland

Entertainment by Nighthawks and a feasting menu celebrating the very best of Irish food by

Olive's Room chef proprietor Liam Moloughney

Gates open at 7.30, the feast will be laid out buffet style so help yourself between acts

 

Featuring comedian Kevin Gildea, spoken word poet John Cummins, Dutch singer-songwriter Jane Willow, musicians Pearse McGloughlin and Nocturnes, and Wexford band Corner-Boy

 

      

 

           

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INFO

The Red Stables Festival is a joint initiative of Dublin City Council (Civic Offices, Wood Quay, D08RF3F)) and Olive’s Room (company registration number 558331, The Red Stables, St Anne’s Park, D03XOC3) (the Organisers).

 

Children

The Organisers are committed to a child-centred approach to all events for children and young people.

To see Dublin City Council’s Child Safeguarding Statement, please click here.

 Children who are able to enjoy the demos and talks without disturbing others are very welcome but must always be accompanied by a responsible adult. Minimum age for the Nighthawks event is 18 years old.

 

Environment

Stable Ground is about celebrating the connection between food, nature and sustainability so please...

leave no trace

join the Organisers in trying to make the event plastic free

consider walking, cycling or taking the bus to join us!

Ticket sales

Tickets for ticketed events cannot be refunded. Subject to availability you may be able to exchange it for another time. Please email hello@redstablesfestival.ie. The Organisers reserve the right to cancel any performance without prior notice. If this happens tickets may be exchanged (subject to availability) or (if purchased) refunded to the face value only.

Liability

Participants in the festival enter the venue at their own risk and assume all responsibility for their property.

Neither the Organisers nor their employees shall have any liability to any individual, including any participant or any third party, whether under these terms or on any other basis (including any liability for breach of intellectual property rights) including liability in tort. Neither the Organisers nor their emloyees or owners shall, under any circumstances be liable by reason of any representation or warranty, condition or other term or any duty of common law, or under the express terms of these terms or the policies referred to herein, for any consequential, special, incidental or punitive loss or damage (whether for loss of current or future profits, loss of enterprise value or otherwise) and whether occasioned by the negligence of the Organisers, their employees or agents or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit the liability of the Organisers for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of their negligence or any of their employees or agents, nor shall these terms operate to exclude or limit any statutory rights which cannot be legally excluded or limited, including the statutory rights of a consumer.