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The Lost Brothers & Christine Tobin – Live in Concert

The ICC will host a concert with Christine Tobin & The Lost Brothers, in honour of former manager of The Pogues, Kirsty McColl, The Mighty Steff, The Lost Brothers; production manager for Thin Lizzy, The Clash and Elton John – Frank Murray. A sculpture commissioned in memory – “Scaradh”, by Ireland’s great sculptor, Michael Quane, will be on display. The short film ‘Scaradh – Departure’ directed by Sé Merry Doyle will be available to view (upstairs) every half hour from. 5pm until 7.30pm.


Fri 04 February 2022

8:00pm

Free Screening of ‘Scaradh – Departure’

‘Scaradh’ is a sculpture which has been specially commissioned by Brian Murray in memory of his late brother, the legendary music manager Frank Murray, (The Pogues, Thin Lizzy, Kirsty MacColl, The Frames, The Mighty Stef, The Lost Brothers..), who died suddenly in 2016.


Fri 04 February 2022

5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm

Troubles Tragedy & Trauma Part 7 – SOLD OUT

Peter Taylor OBE, in conversation with Richard Moore and Charles Inness. Friday 11 February 2022.


Fri 11 February 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Live Play Reading – ‘Wake & See’ by Frank Grimes

Veronica Quilligan and Frank Grimes perform a rehearsed reading of Frank’s new play, ‘Wake n See’, a comedy set during the first Covid lockdown.


Sat 12 February 2022

7.30pm

Introduction to Creative Writing

Join poet and playwright Nathaniel Joseph McAuley in an introduction to creative writing, designed to help you explore the form that will fit your potential story best. Nathaniel will facilitate your exploration through the pros and cons of poetry, prose, stage and screen through a variety of creative writing exercises, discussions and workshops, in a safe and engaging learning environment. 


Mon 14 February 2022 - Fri 18 February 2022

10am - 12pm

NATURAL GRACE: IRISH MUSIC & MARTIN HAYES

The ICC is delighted to screen this wonderful documentary about our great friend, the magnificent fiddle player Martin Hayes.


Fri 25 February 2022 - Fri 25 February 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

The Yellow Bittern – The Life & Times of Liam Clancy (Director: Alan Gilsenan)

Completed shortly before he died, this film about folk singer Liam Clancy presents a revealing portrait of the man Bob Dylan called “just the best ballad singer I’d ever heard in my whole life! Directed by Alan Gilsenan, this biographical film won ‘Best Documentary’ at the Irish Film & Television Awards, 2000.


Sat 26 February 2022

8:00pm

Andy Martyn, Gino Lupari, John Carty & Matt Griffin

Four of the finest virtuoso performers in Irish traditional music today come together to celebrate the 2022 release of Andy Martyn’s album Will We Give it a Go? Combining his own compositions with other Irish traditional music arrangements, in collaboration with a stellar line-up of musicians.


Sat 05 March 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Altan + The Wilderness Yet

Come and Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Altan + The Wilderness Yet!


Fri 18 March 2022

8:00pm

‘I’m a Soldier of the Republic’: The Beatles and Ireland by Dr Richard Mills

As part of our commitment to bringing you the finest in Irish Arts and Culture, we are offering a series of four lectures on Irish literature, authors and culture.


Wed 23 March 2022

7pm

‘Oh Lord, What is a Big House?’: Ulster Women’s Big House Novels and the Irish Revolution – Dr Dawn Sherratt-Bado

As part of our commitment to bringing you the finest in Irish Arts and Culture, we are offering a series of four lectures on Irish literature, authors and culture.


Wed 30 March 2022

7:00pm

‘A Club of their Own’: Literary Coteries and the Irish Women Writers’ Club (1933-1958) – Dr Deirdre Brady

As part of our commitment to bringing you the finest in Irish Arts and Culture, we are offering a series of four lectures on Irish literature, authors and culture.


Wed 06 April 2022

7.00pm

‘Blow Up Your TV!’ Remembering John Prine

Join us for a special concert to celebrate the life and music of legendary American singer-songwriter John Prine – with special guests, Tanya McCole, Paul Mulligan, Ciaran Tourish, Dermot Byrne, Tommy Prine and Ralph McTell.


Thu 07 April 2022

7.30pm

Monthly Classical Music Recital (with Irish Heritage)

Join us for an afternoon of live classical music with Irish Heritage!


Tue 12 April 2022

3.00pm

‘The Letters of John McGahern’ – Professor Frank Shovlin

As part of its commitment to bringing you the finest in Irish Arts and Culture, we at the ICC are enhancing our cultural programme by offering a series of four lectures on Irish literature, authors and culture.


Wed 13 April 2022

7.00pm

Waking Ned (1998, dir Kirk Jones)

A film screening of a classic Irish comedy, featuring a highly recognisable cast and some unforgettable automotive comedy hijinx – with Irish Film London


Tue 19 April 2022

7.00pm

Monica McWilliams in Conversation with Anne Flaherty

Monica McWilliams – one of the most influential women in Northern Irish public life throughout the past 3 decades, will discuss her memoir Stand Up, Speak Out (2021) with journalist Anne Flaherty.


Wed 27 April 2022

7.00pm

Beckett and The Wake: An Illustrated Talk by John Minihan.

The ICC is delighted to present this special illustrated talk by the Internationally acclaimed Irish photographer John Minihan.


Sat 30 April 2022

Talk starts 3.00pm

Daoirí Farrell

Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell has been described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent years.


Sun 01 May 2022 - Sun 01 May 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

“Kings” Written & Directed by Tom Collins; Followed by Q&A with Actress Cathy Murphy: Preceded by short film “Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom”

The multi award winning ‘Kings’ is being screened at The ICC as part of “Scannán – A Focus On The Phenomenal Success of Irish Language Films in Global Cinema”


Fri 06 May 2022 - Fri 06 May 2022

8:00pm

ARRACHT Directed by Tomás Ó Súilleabháin: plus Q&A with the Film’s Producer Cúán Mac Conghail – Preceded by the short Irish Language film “Rúbai”

The ICC is delighted to present the multi award winning film ARRACHT as part of its season “Scannán – A Focus On The Phenomenal Success of Irish Language Films in Global Cinema”.


Sat 07 May 2022

7:30pm

Poitín (1978, Directed By Bob Quinn): preceded by the Irish Language Short Film “Oidhche Sheanchais” Directed By Robert J. Flaherty.

The ICC is proud to present a rare chance to see Bob Quinn’s 1978 film, ‘Poitín’, as part of “Scannán – A Focus On The Phenomenal Success of Irish Language Films in Global Cinema”.


Sat 07 May 2022 - Sat 07 May 2022

5:00pm

An Cailín Ciúin / The Quiet Girl – Followed by a Q&A with the Writer, Director Colm Bairéad

As part of our Irish language film season, the ICC is delighted to present a special preview screening of this new, award-winning drama, before it goes on general release.


Sun 08 May 2022

7pm

WRITING YOUR HEART OUT – A Writers Workshop with Damian Gorman

Acclaimed writer Damian Gorman hosts this two hour writers workshop aimed at writers of all levels


Thu 12 May 2022

2pm-4pm

May Irish Play Study Group – Juno and the Paycock

This monthly gathering offers an opportunity for fans of Irish theatre in our community to read, enjoy and deliberate the beloved work of some of Ireland’s most iconic playwrights.


Mon 23 May 2022

7:30pm - 8:30pm

The Henry Girls with Denise Boyle

The Henry Girls are sisters Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin from the most Northerly part of Co. Donegal. The trio formed as a professional music group in 2001 and have recorded 6 studio albums, a couple of Eps and a live album of music by The Boswell Sisters of New Orleans (released February 2020)


Fri 10 June 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Comhaltas in Britain – London and Southern Region: The Reunion Concert

Join us for the Comhaltas London and Southern Region Fundraiser.


Sun 12 June 2022

Doors 2pm, Starts 3pm.

Free Film Screening – “James Joyce – Reluctant Groom”

The ICC is delighted to present a Special FREE Screening of the short film “James Joyce – Reluctant Groom” to mark Bloomsday 2022!!!


Thu 16 June 2022

Starts 6.30pm

“The He & The She of It” – A Portrait of James Joyce

A Theatre Show, Performed by Award Winning Irish Actor Frank Grimes,As part of the ICC’s ‘BLOOMS CELEBRATIONS’ 2022!


Sat 18 June 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

June Irish Play Study Group – “The Playboy of the Western World” by J.M. Synge

This monthly gathering offers an opportunity for fans of Irish theatre in our community to read, enjoy and deliberate the beloved work of some of Ireland’s most iconic playwrights.


Mon 27 June 2022

7:30pm - 8:30pm

The Early Films of Thaddeus O’Sullivan – ‘Assembled Memories: Jack B. Yeats 1871 – 1957’

A Focus On The Early Films of Ireland’s Great Director, Thaddeus O’Sullivan


Sat 02 July 2022

6:00pm

Afternoon Trad Concert

Come along on Saturday 2nd July and listen to 3 of London’s best traditional musicians play an intimate concert in our foyer.


Sat 02 July 2022

2.00pm-4.00pm

The Early Films of Thaddeus O’Sullivan – ‘On a Paving Stone Mounted’ (1978); followed by a Directors Q&A.

The ICC is delighted to present a season of films by one of Ireland’s foremost film directors and cinematographers, Thaddeus O’Sullivan. Each film will be followed by a live in-person audience Q&A with Thaddeus.


Sat 02 July 2022

Doors 6.30pm; Film Starts 7.00pm

The Early Films of Thaddeus O’Sullivan – ‘A Pint of Plain’ (1975) & ‘The Woman Who Married Clark Gable’ (1984; followed by Directors Q&A.

The ICC is delighted to present a season of films by one of Ireland’s fore-most film directors and cinematographers, Thaddeus O’Sullivan. Each film will be followed by a Live in-person audience Q&A with Thaddeus.


Sun 03 July 2022 - Sun 03 July 2022

3:00pm

The Early Films of Thaddeus O’Sullivan – ‘December Bride’ (1990); followed by a Q&A.

The ICC is delighted to present a season of films by one of Ireland’s fore-most film directors and cinematographers, Thaddeus O’Sullivan.
Each film will be followed by a Live in-person audience Q&A with Thaddeus O’Sullivan.


Sun 03 July 2022 - Sun 03 July 2022

7:00pm

The Drew House Band – Remembering Ronnie Drew

Phelim Drew is coming back to perform with his band here at the ICC. This time he is bringing his hit show “Remembering Ronnie” which pays homage to his late, legendary father, Ronnie Drew.


Sat 09 July 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Pauline Scanlon & Band Live

Her new album, The Unquiet, to be released in April 2022, is a piece of art possessed of an old soul, but thoroughly modern and of its time.


Sat 16 July 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Fintan O’Toole in Conversation with Dermot Bolger

Fintan will be in conversation with fellow author Dermot Bolger discussing his most recent publication, We Don’t Know Ourselves.


Mon 18 July 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Irish Service in the British Army – National Army Museum

Discover the history of Irish service in the British Army from the 1600s to the present day in this special evening of talks, tours and displays.


Wed 20 July 2022

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Little Gems – Page to Stage Showcase

Little Gems returns to the ICC Theatre on Sunday 24 July with seven short plays by writers in The Play’s the Thing writing workshop facilitated at the ICC by resident playwright, Conor Montague.


Sun 24 July 2022

6.00pm-8.00pm

YOU CAN’T SAY THAT! – A reading of a new play by Owen O’Neill.

Join us for a preview reading of Owen O’Neils new play heading to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe!


Wed 27 July 2022

Starts 7pm

Irish Harp Taster Workshops

Come along for a morning of Irish Harp Workshops with Fidelma Hanrahan – Both beginner and experienced sessions available.


Sat 10 September 2022

Beginners class - 10am Experienced Class 11am

A Special Screening – “The Wind That Shakes The Barley” – with an Introduction by Legendary Director, Ken Loach

The ICC is proud to present a special screening of this award-winning feature film, to mark the Centenary of The Irish War of Independence. Introduced by The Legendary Film Director, Ken Loach


Wed 14 September 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Film Starts 7.30pm

The Wilderness Yet Album Launch – With Support from Rowlette

Celebrating the Launch of their New Album, the ICC is hosting the new music talents of The Wilderness Yet, supported by Rowlette!


Thu 15 September 2022

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Author Lucy Caldwell in Conversation with Anne Flaherty

Lucy will discuss her acclaimed new novel, These Days – a book which vividly portrays the under-explored and mostly unknown history of the Belfast Blitz.


Wed 21 September 2022

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Country Meets Trad – with Brendan Quinn

Legendary country singer Brendan Quinn will join two of Ireland’s top Traditional Irish musicians from Altan, accordion player and 2013 Gradam Ceoil Dermot Byrne and world renowned fiddle player Ciaran Tourish – plus Jimmy Smyth – to perform a series of acoustic shows with a mix of Country, Trad and Americana.


Sat 24 September 2022

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

The Return – A Reading Of A New Screenplay

A reading of a new inspirational screenplay, which gives a heartfelt portrait of the fallen Irish, who came over to work and live on British shores.


Wed 28 September 2022

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

London Screening of Other Voices

A London Screening of Other Voices at the Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith


Thu 29 September 2022

Showing starts at 7.00pm

Dallahan in Concert

Dallahan is one of the most distinct forces in the international folk music scene. Forged in Scotland and Ireland’s traditional music community.


Fri 30 September 2022

Kevin Burke & Seamie O’Dowd In Concert

Join us for a night of exceptional music with two of Ireland’s greatest trad musicians Kevin Burke and Seamie O’Dowd. 


Sat 01 October 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Super Great Kids’ Stories Podcast LIVE

Chart-topping multicultural storytelling podcast – Super Great Kids’ Stories, launches its World Premiere at the ICC. Bring the family to listen to gifted storytellers: Kate Corkery, Tuup & podcast host Kim Normanton, to a Sunday afternoon of interactive stories & terrific tales!


Sun 09 October 2022

2 Session Options: 1.30pm - 2.30pm & 4pm - 5pm

Author Jan Carson in Conversation with Dorothy Allen

Jan Carson will discuss her latest novel, The Raptures, which is set in an Evangelical Protestant community in rural Northern Ireland during the summer of 1993.


Wed 12 October 2022

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Short Story Writing Workshop with Author Jan Carson


Wed 12 October 2022

2:30pm - 5:00pm

Glór Nua – A night of New Music in London

An electric night of brand spanking new music from London and Ireland!


Thu 13 October 2022

7:30pm

NoCrows

NoCrows is a dynamic folk orchestra from the multicultural melting pot of Sligo’s music scene.


Fri 14 October 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Irish Heritage October Concert

Join Irish Heritage & Celtic Calling for a beautiful evening of Classical Music


Thu 20 October 2022

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Declan Sinnott & Victoria Keating in Concert

Join us for a night of music with 2 of the greats from the Irish music scene!


Fri 21 October 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

West Ocean String Quartet

The West Ocean String Quartet are Seamus McGuire and Niamh Crowley/violins, Kenneth Rice/viola, Neil Martin/cello.


Sat 22 October 2022

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

See the multi-award winning theatre show about one of Ireland’s unsung heroes – featuring riveting true stories of serving with Captains Scott and Shackleton on 3 famous Arctic expeditions: Discovery, Terra Nova and Endurance.


Sat 29 October 2022 - Sat 29 October 2022

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

“His Month’s Mind” An Afternoon of Poetry, Song and Films – Remembering Niall McDevitt

Almost exactly one month to the day, following his death, to mark his “Month’s Mind” The Irish Cultural Centre welcomes everyone to celebrate the life and work of the ICC’s former ‘Poet In Residence’ Niall McDevitt.


Sun 30 October 2022

Starts 3.00pm

Cua in Concert

Folk Radio UK declared: “If Cua are not on your radar, then they should be.”


Sat 05 November 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

‘BRIDGE ACROSS THE SEA‘

An evening of story, music and song with ‘MAD FOR ROAD STORYTELLERS’


Fri 11 November 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Poetry Performance Workshop with Owen O’Neill

Learn how to refine your poetry and performance skills with Owen O’Neill.


Sat 19 November 2022

11:00 - 13:00

IFFL 2022 Family Matinee: War of the Buttons

Irish Film London is delighted to revisit the Irish classic War of the Buttons in our family friendly screening as part of Irish Film Festival London 2022.


Sun 20 November 2022

Starts 1.00pm

Niamh Dunne (from Beoga) Solo Album Launch

Niamh Dunne from Beoga will perform in the ICC London on Friday 25th November to launch her new album Tides.


Fri 25 November 2022

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Remembering Brendan Mulkere – SOLD OUT

Join us for an intimate evening of music and song performed by a generation of Irish traditional musicians, to celebrate the life of a legend, Brendan Mulkere.


Sat 26 November 2022

Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Máirtín O’Connor, Cathal Hayden and Seamie O’Dowd

The three musicians have built a formidable musical relationship over the last few years gigging together frequently as well as collaborating in the studio. Individually recognised figureheads of the tradition, they have built solid reputations as master musicians with astounding skill, diversity and virtuosity.


Sun 27 November 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

James Joyce’s Ulysses: A Talk by Terence Killeen

Join Terence Killeen – a leading expert on James Joyce and Research Scholar at the James Joyce Centre, Dublin – for a deep dive into understanding James Joyce’s epic novel, Ulysses, against the backdrop of a beautiful Ulysses painting exhibition by Aidan Hickey.


Wed 30 November 2022

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7.00pm

Mundy in Concert

Join us for a night of exceptional music with Mundy!


Sat 03 December 2022

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Lisa Lambe

Irish singer, actress and songwriter Lisa Lambe is delighted to return to the ICC this December 4th, following her sold out show in April 2022. 


Sun 04 December 2022

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Glór Nua: New Music in London

An electric night of brand spanking new music; featuring Luke White + Tom Arnold and Scoth!


Thu 08 December 2022

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 8:00pm

Poetry, Prose and Drama performed by LWE Writers.

Join us at the ICC for an evening of poetry, prose and drama performed by LWE writers, hosted by Conor Montague.


Fri 09 December 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm

DOUBLE BILL FILM SCREENING “Alive Alive O – A Requiem For Dublin” & “Looking On” – Followed by a Q&A with Director Sé Merry Doyle

Here in this double bill “Looking On” and “Alive Alive O – A Requiem For Dublin” we bring you two of Sé’s most powerful films, which so superbly compliment each other.


Sat 10 December 2022

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

ARDAL O’HANLON in Conversation with Anne Flaherty

Come hear Author & Comedian ARDAL O’HANLON talk to Journalist Anne Flaherty about his book Brouhaha.


Wed 14 December 2022

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7pm

ICC Festive Family Hooley

Celebrate the end of year season with craic agus ceol!


Sat 17 December 2022

Starts 7.30pm

The Legend of Luke Kelly

The Legend of Luke Kelly is an authentic song and music show celebrating the life and songs of Ireland’s most iconic and greatest folk singer and former member of The Dubliners Luke Kelly.


Sat 21 January 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8pm

Cherish the Ladies

Cherish the Ladies, one of America’s most heralded Irish music ensembles, has won the hearts of audiences worldwide with their rousing blend of traditional music, captivating vocals, and propulsive step dancing.


Sun 29 January 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Special Consensus

The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic.


Wed 01 February 2023

Doors 7pm, Starts 7.30pm

Open Reading: He said What? By Owen O’Neill

Rehearsed comedy read-through at 7.30pm on February 7th at ICC
With David Calvitto. Declan Rodgers and Enzo Nicoli.


Tue 07 February 2023

7.30pm

Brendan – Son of Dublin: A rehearsed Reading

“Brendan – Son of Dublin” takes a fresh look at the life of Brendan Behan in the centenary year of his birth (2023). 


Wed 08 February 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Glór Nua: Molly O’Mahony & James Or

An Electric night of Brand Spanking new music from London and Ireland!


Thu 09 February 2023

19:30

“In Between Silence” – A Masterpiece Of Storytelling – On Film


Sat 11 February 2023

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Eleanor McEvoy In Concert

McEvoy is the composer, co-performer and producer of “A Woman’s Heart”, the title track for the best-selling Irish album in Irish history.


Sat 18 February 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

National Army Museum Exhibition: Harp and Crown

We are delighted to have in Centre, for a limited time only, a focused pop up from the UK National Army Museum entitled “Harp and Crown”, looking at the history of Irish regiments in the British Army.


Mon 27 February 2023 - Mon 27 February 2023

Open to viewing daily 9am-5pm until end of Jan.

Creative Writing Clinic with Dr Carlo Gébler

An interactive writing clinic facilitated by well-known author, playwright, memoirist, broadcaster and film-maker Dr. Carlo Gébler. For anybody who would like guidance on how to improve their work, in a relaxed, friendly and encouraging atmosphere.


Fri 03 March 2023

3pm-6pm

Author John Banville in Conversation with Carlo Gébler

The Man Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist, short story & screen writer – described as “the heir to Proust, via Nabokov” – talks to fellow Irish writer Carlo Gébler


Sat 04 March 2023

Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Paint the Town Green

Join us for a community showing of the Luton Irish Forum documentary film – Paint the Town Green.


Tue 07 March 2023

Starts 3.00pm

Glór Nua: Tomike & Síomha

A night of electrifying new music from Ireland & London!


Thu 09 March 2023 - Thu 09 March 2023

7:30pm

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

McGoldrick, McCusker, & Doyle return for a night of great music at the ICC


Fri 10 March 2023

“INDIGESTION” – a new play with Seamus O’Rourke

A one man show written and performed by Ireland’s award-winning actor, Seamus O’Rourke.


Sun 12 March 2023 - Sun 12 March 2023

Sat 11th - Doors: 7.45pm; Starts: 8pm | Sun 12th - Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Rugby 6 Nations Screening: Ireland vs England

Come watch this St Patrick’s weekend game from the comfort of our lounge bar


Sat 18 March 2023

4.30pm-7.30pm

St Patrick’s Day 2023 – Four Men and a Dog

Join us for an exceptional St Patrick’s Day Celebration 2023 with supergroup Four Men and A Dog,


Sat 18 March 2023 - Sat 18 March 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Start 8.00pm

An Interview with Sheila Hancock discussing her new book Old Rage

An Interview with Sheila Hancock discussing her new book Old Rage, her fifth book after Ramblings of an Actress, The Two of Us, Just Me and Miss Carter’s War.
There will be an opportunity for Questions and if you have brought the book please bring it along and Sheila will gladly sign it.


Tue 21 March 2023

Starts 6.30pm

A Night To Remember Michael Collins

Organised by the Collins Society 22 the evening will feature a number of guest speakers.


Fri 24 March 2023

Doors 6.45pm, Starts 7.00pm

Ceol – “Those Were the Days” London Launch

Join us for rising stars Ceol as they launch their first EP “Those where the Days” in London.


Sat 25 March 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Heidi Talbot – Sing it for a Lifetime Tour

Heidi Tablot embarks on a new tour in 2023 with her new album Sing it for a Lifetime!


Sun 26 March 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Two Fingers Up

The multi-award winning (Abbey Theatre Dublin Fringe Creative Thinking Award 2019, Summerhall Lustrum Award 2022) Edinburgh Fringe hit is making it’s London debut.


Sat 01 April 2023 - Sat 01 April 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm.

ILS: Nicole Flattery in Conversation with Conor James Patterson

Nothing Special (Bloomsbury) is itself an unconventional debut novel, following on from Flattery’s acclaimed short story collection Show Them a Good Time. Nicole will join with James Conor Patterson in conversation on her writing and Nothing Special.


Wed 12 April 2023

Starts 7.30pm

Glór Nua: Hawke The Band, Oscar Blue & Scarlet

An electrifying night celebrating new music from London and Irish Artists!


Thu 13 April 2023 - Thu 13 April 2023

19:30

Fiddler of London 2023

The truly global Fiddler of London Live Gala Final will take place on Saturday, April 15th, at the ICC Hammersmith following months of auditions, with ten finalists competing for the prestigious title of The Fiddler of London 2023. 


Sat 15 April 2023 - Sat 15 April 2023

Doors 7pm, Starts 7.30pm

An Introduction To Irish Art

An introductory course to two collections of Irish art, with The National Gallery of Ireland and a special guided tour of the V&A


Sat 22 April 2023

1pm-5pm

Saturday Afternoon Music: The Tradathaletes

Join Tad and the gang for some afternoon music this Saturday!


Sat 22 April 2023

Starts 2pm-4pm

T With The Maggies

T with the Maggies are Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan


Sun 23 April 2023 - Sun 23 April 2023

SAT - Doors from: 7.30pm; On Stage: 8pm (No Support Act); SUN - Doors from: 7pm; On Stage: 7.30pm (No Support Act)

Susan McCann in Concert

Ireland’s First Lady of Country music plays at ICC to to raise money for Troubles, Tragedy and Trauma (TTT)


Fri 28 April 2023

Doors: 7pm, Starts: 7.30pm

Professor Conor Gearty – ‘The Irish Were Not The Only Ones: The Origins of Britain’s Counter-Terrorism Laws’

This will be a fascinating lecture by one of the country’s leading Human Rights Lawyers.


Wed 03 May 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

The New Irish Playbook

The New Irish Playbook is a series of short plays written by up & coming Irish Writers. 

The playbook is a showcase of Irish writers, directors & actors. With five plays being performed over the course of the evening all of which are unique to themselves. 


Thu 04 May 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Glór Nua: Alex Gough, Negro Impacto & clockwork graveyard

An electrifying night of new music from up and coming Irish and London based artists!


Thu 11 May 2023 - Thu 11 May 2023

19:30

Aengus Collins O’Malley – ‘The Legacy Of Michael Collins’

Listen to a lecture from the great grandnephew of Michael Collins, considered the foremost expert on his great uncle’s life.


Wed 17 May 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

IamIrish Scratch Night

Join us in our foyer for a wonderful evening of performance as we celebrate Mixed Race Irish Day 2023!

This event is in partnership with IamIrish.


Thu 18 May 2023

Starts 7.30pm

One of the World’s Greatest Music Agents and Promoters, Paul Charles – Launches his Memoir – “Adventures in Wonderland”

The ICC is Delighted to present The Book Launch of ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND By Paul Charles, Published by Hot Press Books.


Fri 19 May 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Ronan McGreevy – ‘Great Hatred: The Assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson MP’

A rare chance to hear a gripping lecture on one of Irish history’s greatest mysteries.


Wed 24 May 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Award Winning Poet Martina Evans, in conversation with Dorothy Allen

See one of Ireland’s greatest female Poets, Martina Evans, in conversation with Dorothy Allen


Thu 25 May 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Tommy Fleming in Concert

Described as a singer whose voice has the remarkable ability of taking you into his world fans will enjoy this ultimate celebration.


Sat 27 May 2023 - Sun 28 May 2023

Saturday - Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm. Sunday: Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

‘In The Smoke’: Words, Music, Song and Images

Join us for a Night of Music, Words and Images, with Authors Patrick McCabe & Timothy O’Grady + Musicians Michael McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly & Cathy Jordan (Dervish).


Sat 03 June 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Glór Nua: Celaviedmai, Retropxssy + JoeJas

A night of incredible Hip/Hop and Rap from Irish and London based artists.


Thu 08 June 2023 - Thu 08 June 2023

7:30pm doors, 8:00pm start

Cabaret Comedy

Join us for a fabulous night of cabaret, music, comedy & good craic!


Fri 09 June 2023

Doors: 7pm; Starts: 7.30pm

BLOOMSDAY 2023: Falling Through The Universe

A staging of James Joyce’s “The Dead”, framed in a personal memoir. Written and performed by Declan Gorman. Directed By Gerard Lee.


Fri 16 June 2023

Doors: 7.45pm; Starts: 8pm

Scannán – Róise & Frank

Róise & Frank has been a huge hit on the film festival circuit, winning numerous awards including ‘The Audience Awards’ at both the Sant Barbara and Sonoma Film Festivals.  Following the film there will be a live Q&A with half one of the writer/directors team, Rachael Moriarty.


Sat 17 June 2023

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Lá do Litríocht na Gaeilge i Londain 

This day of talks from leading experts will provide an introduction to Irish-language literature from its beginnings to the present, covering a wide variety of themes and forms, from poetry to prose, from the tales of the legendary hero Fionn mac Cumhail to the twentieth-century experimental modernism of Flann O’Brien.


Sat 17 June 2023

Scannán – Foscadh

Set in the bleak and beautiful wilds of Connemara, Foscadh (Shelter) tells the story of an unworldly recluse, 28-year-old John Cunliffe who is suddenly propelled into manhood when his over-protective parents pass away.


Sun 18 June 2023

Doors 1.30pm, Starts 2.00pm

Scannán – Cré Na Cille

This film adaptation of the celebrated Irish-language novel ‘Cré na Cille’ (Graveyard Clay), was produced to commemorate the centenary of the birth of it’s author, Máirtín Ó Cadhain.


Sun 18 June 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Clann Mhic Ruairí in Concert

Clann Mhic Ruairí are an Irish folk/trad band. As a family they were raised on the Gaelic songs and stories of the ‘Rann na Feirste Gaeltacht’ in County Donegal, (Gaelic speaking area) in the North West corner of Ireland. Hearing their music gives the listener an insight into this rich culture which they continue to preserve.


Sat 24 June 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

BAD BRIDGET: Crime, Mayhem & The Lives of Irish Immigrant Women

The untold stories of generations of Irish female immigrants to the USA that history chose to forget…


Tue 27 June 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

How To Tell A Secret

A special Pride month screening of the IFTA nominated Documentary Film, exploring the stigmas related to HIV, communicating a powerful message of what it is like to live with the virus in Ireland today.


Fri 30 June 2023 - Fri 30 June 2023

7:30pm doors, 8:00pm screening

The Gaylí

Come on down to the ICC to celebrate Pride at our very own Drag Ceili in collaboration with Dribs and Drags!


Sat 01 July 2023 - Sat 01 July 2023

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Mixed Heritage Night

The evening is both a celebration of Creatives of mixed Irish Heritage and a Networking Night so please stick around for the evening and make some friends in the Bar


Tue 04 July 2023

Starts 7.30pm

The Humours of Bandon

A coming-of-age story, THE HUMOURS OF BANDON is an award-winning play, full of heart, humour and wisdom, for anyone who had a childhood passion that threatened to overwhelm their life. 


Sat 08 July 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Glór Nua: Piglet + Kobi Essah Ayensuo

This month we are still celebrating PRIDE at the ICC with an incredible performance from Piglet!


Thu 13 July 2023 - Thu 13 July 2023

19:30 Doors, 20:00 Concert

Open Mic Poetry Night

Are you a budding poet ready to bloom? Come and Join in at the ICC’s Open Mic Poetry Night – open to seasoned writers and beginner scribblers alike.


Wed 19 July 2023 - Wed 21 February 2024

7:30pm

The Sessionists Summer Jam!

Join our resident ICC Sessionists for a summer showcase. All ticket donations will go to the ICC’s Music and Community programme.


Fri 21 July 2023

A Green Art: An Afternoon of Irish Poetry, Words, Film & Music – At London’s Southbank

The Irish Cultural Centre is at London’s Southbank.


Sat 22 July 2023

Starts 12.00pm noon

Library Volunteer Assistant Open Day

Volunteer Open Day for those interested in becoming an ICC Library Assistant.


Sun 23 July 2023

12pm-1pm

North Circular: A Musical Trip Through Dublin’s North Inner City. (Film + Director’s Q&A)

Luke McManus’ mesmerising documentary-musical North Circular travels the length of Dublin’s North Circular Road, from the Phoenix Park to Dublin Port, exploring the history, music and streetscapes of a street that links some of the country’s most beloved and infamous places.


Sun 23 July 2023

Doors: 2.30pm; Starts: 3pm

A Rehearsed Play Reading of ‘MacSwiney’

A hard-hitting play, first written in 2020 by John Dunne, to mark the centenary of the death of Terence MacSwiney, who died while on hunger strike in London at the hands of the British authorities. The play also tells the story of Cork Mayor Tomás Mac Curtáin, killed by British forces a few months earlier.


Thu 27 July 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

FILM: Love Without Walls (+ Q&A & Live Concert with Niall McNamee)

A romantic music-drama about aspiring musicians. Featuring blistering original music, written and performed by Niall McNamee, this is  ’I, Daniel Blake’  meets a modern-day musical version of ‘Cathy Come Home’. A film that tackles head on some of the most important issues facing society today. Followed by a cast Q&A.


Sat 29 July 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

The Olllam with Síomha

An exquisite combination of virtuosic acoustic music with electric instruments. ‘the olllam’ is an extraordinary Irish fusion album by three masters happily at work.


Mon 31 July 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

the Olllam with Síomha

The Olllam are delighted to announce that SÍOMHA will be joining them as special guest for many of the venue dates on their forthcoming tour of Ireland and England.


Tue 01 August 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Mary Black: The 40th Anniversary Tour – SOLD OUT

Mary Black will perform at ICC as part of a special 40th anniversary tour to mark the release of her first solo album (released in May 1983).


Thu 03 August 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Goitse

The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse returns to Hammersmith!


Sat 02 September 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Celebration of Female Irish Creatives

On September 5th, The Irish Creative Collective will be back in the historic Irish Cultural Centre hosting a ‘Celebration of Irish Creative Women in London’. The night will double as not only a showcase of the finest up and coming Female Irish Creatives in London but also as a Networking Night.


Tue 05 September 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

The Wonder

Sebastian Lelio’s adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s haunting novel sees Florence Pugh investigate an unsettling “wonder” in 1860s Ireland.


Wed 13 September 2023

Doors: 6.30pm; Film Starts: 7pm

Glór Nua: Steo Wall + Rosa Theodora

Glór Nua our contemporary music night is back for an evening of Jazz Folk and Soulful tunes!


Thu 14 September 2023 - Thu 14 September 2023

19:30 Doors, 20:00 Concert

The Murder of Michael Collins

After it’s sell-out run here at the ICC in 2022, “The Murder Of Michael Collins” comes back to the ICC due to popular demand!


Fri 15 September 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

The Murder of Wolfe Tone

The Murder of Wolfe Tone’ is a fascinating rollercoaster ride that will change your perceptions of Irish history forever…


Sat 16 September 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm, Age 12+

Conor Montague in Conversation with Dorothy Allen – UK Book Launch of “Capital Vices”

The UK Book Launch of stories by ICC’s Playwright In Residence, Conor Montague. Conor is a hugely gifted writer who has since 2017 been leading playwriting and creative writing workshops at the ICC.


Fri 22 September 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Téada in Concert

A traditional band with a truly worldwide reach, Téada returns to the ICC.


Sat 23 September 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

James Carty + Diarmuid O’Meachair & Caoimhín O’Fearghail

An exceptional evening of traditional music with three of Ireland’s greatest young traditional award-winning musicians


Sun 24 September 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Music Network Tour: Noriana Kennedy, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Mirella Murray and Donogh Hennessy

Music Network brings together Ireland’s brightest folk musicians; Noriana Kennedy, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Mirella Murray & Donogh Hennessy. 


Thu 28 September 2023 - Thu 28 September 2023

19:30 Doors, 20:00 Concert

1912-1923: Leitrim – The Irish Revolution: Reflection and Remembrance

Dr. McGarty will deliver a lecture outlining events in the county during the 1912-1923 period, including World War One, the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War.


Fri 29 September 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Little Gems – Page to Stage Theatre Showcase

Little Gems returns to the ICC Theatre with a showcase of nine short plays by emerging writers in our writing workshop facilitated by resident playwright, Conor Montague.


Sat 30 September 2023

Doors: 6.00pm; Starts: 6.30pm

Heaney and the Classics

Join ICC and The Irish Literary Society to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Seamus Heaney’s passing in a special event, featuring Catherine Heaney and other distinguished guests. Celebrate the legacy of the Nobel Prize Winner and former President of The Irish Literary Society.


Tue 03 October 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Nora and Jim

The UK premiere of a 50-minute play about the relationship between Nora Barnacle and James Joyce.


Fri 06 October 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Andy Irvine in Concert

Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland.


Sat 07 October 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

The Miracle Club – followed by Q&A with Thaddeus O’Sullivan

The ICC is delighted to present this very special preview screening of the new feature film “The Miracle Club”, before it goes on UK GENERAL RELEASE. Featuring a stellar cast which includes Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Stephen Rae and directed by one of Ireland’s leading Film Directors, the ‘Emmy’nominated filmmaker Thaddeus O’Sullivan


Tue 10 October 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Men At Lunch

Sean O’Cualain and Niall Murphy’s splendidly enriching documentary tells the tale of Irish emigration behind an iconic American image.


Wed 11 October 2023

Doors: 6.30pm; Film Starts: 7pm

Glór Nua: Melina Malone + Roswell

October’s Glór Nua will feature the sultry sounds of Melina Malone and the serenades of indie folk duo, Roswell!


Thu 12 October 2023

19:30 Doors, 20:00 Concert

New Poetry

Four Poets read from their latest collections.


Fri 13 October 2023

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7pm

Damien O’Kane & Ron Block Band with special guests Mike McGoldrick & Aoife Scott

Widely regarded as two of the greatest exponents of the banjo. Damien O’Kane & Ron Block will be joined by prolific multi-instrumentalist Michael McGoldrick and Dublin folk singer and daughter of Frances Black, Aoife Scott.


Sat 14 October 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

On The Road Again: An evening with Fiachna Ó Braonáin, Tom Dunne & Alan Connor

Get ready for a legendary musical fusion! Fiachna Ó Braonáin (Hothouse Flowers) and Tom Dunne (Something Happens) join forces with the dynamic Alan Connor for an electrifying evening of songs and stories. Experience the magic of their collaboration – mark your calendar now!


Sun 15 October 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

A Rehearsed Reading of ‘The Devil’s In The Chair’

An explosive and funny new play about family, masculinity and Northern Irish identity from award-winning writer, Eoin McAndrew. This reading will be BSL interpreted.


Thu 19 October 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

BLIND FLIGHT + Q&A with Brian Keenan & John McCarthy plus Director John Furse | Led by Mark Kidel

Screening of the film biopic about the two journalists (John McCarthy & Brian Keenan) taken hostage by Jihadists during Lebanon’s civil war in the 1980s. Film followed by an audience Q&A with both former hostages, John McCarthy & Brian Keenan & Director John Furse, convened by Mark Kidel.


Fri 20 October 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Film Starts: 8pm

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are thrilled to be celebrating 14 years On the One Road and are delighted to be celebrating it in style.


Sat 21 October 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

David Keenan

Join us for a special concert with one of Ireland’s most unique songwriters and live performers.


Tue 24 October 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

ICC Open Mic Poetry Night

Are you a budding poet ready to bloom? Come and join the ICC’s Open Mic Poetry Night in collaboration with the Irish Creative Collective! Open to seasoned poets, beginner scribblers and anyone who enjoys the poetic in all its many forms.


Wed 25 October 2023

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dribs & Drags present; Drag Me To Hell! A Halloween Cabaret

Join Dribs & Drags for a creepy, campy, spooky Samhain extravaganza!


Fri 27 October 2023

8:00pm doors, 8:30pm show start

The Seanchaí Project

Facilitated group-based discussions on different aspects of being Irish and people’s relationship with Ireland in 2023.


Sat 28 October 2023

10am-4pm

IamIrish x ICC Black History Month Celebration

Join IamIrish at the Irish cultural centre for a FREE evening of performance, culture and community to celebrate Black History Month.


Sun 29 October 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm

History Lecture: Tom Crean – Ireland’s Unsung Hero

Explore the extraordinary life of Tom Crean, Ireland’s unsung hero of Antarctic exploration, in a riveting history lecture by best-selling author Michael Smith.


Wed 01 November 2023

Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Look Back To Look Forward: 50 Years Of The Irish In Britain

Irish in Britain celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a touring exhibition- a captivating snapshot using oral history to portray the Irish community’s resilience, diversity and enduring contribution to modern Britain.


Sun 05 November 2023 - Sun 05 November 2023

· Wednesday 11am-6pm · Thursday 11am-7pm · Friday 11am-6pm · Saturday 11am-6pm · Sunday 11am-5pm

The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin)

Colm Bairead’s Oscar-nominated Irish-language movie is adapted from
Clare Keegan’s poignant novella of displacement and coming-of-age.


Tue 07 November 2023

Doors: 6.30pm; Film Starts: 7pm

History Lecture: Irish War of Independence – Records at The National Archives in Kew

The ICC is delighted to present this fascinating History Lecture and presentation by Michael Mahoney from The National Archives in Kew, London.    


Wed 08 November 2023

Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Anne Gildea – How to Get the Menopause and Enjoy It

Comedian Anne Gildea brings her ‘laugh-out-loud entertaining’ show about the menopause to the ICC! “Billy Connolly meets The Vagina Monologues.”


Sat 11 November 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

The UK Premiere of ‘ANN’ – Telling the True and Tragic Story of Ann Lovett. Followed by a Q&A

The poignant true story of Ann, who gave birth alone beneath a Virgin Mary statue in 1984. Followed by a Q&A with director Ciaran Creagh.


Sun 12 November 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Mná100: Irish Revolutionary Women (1912-1923) with Dr. Sinéad McCoole & Ambassador Martin Fraser

Explore the remarkable contribution of Irish women during the Irish Revolutionary Period (1912-1923), in an enlightening ‘In Conversation’ event with Dr. Sinéad McCoole and Ireland’s Ambassador to the UK, Martin Fraser.


Wed 15 November 2023

Doors: 6.45pm; Starts: 7pm

Pavee Song – Pavee Culture: “Dark Horse on The Wind” The Life and Songs Of Liam Weldon

A Season of Films and Music, paying Tribute to the Culture and Song Tradition of the Irish Gypsy and Travelling Community. Dark Horse on the Wind” looks back at the life and songs of the traditional ballad singer and songwriter Liam Weldon (1933 – 1995).


Fri 17 November 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Pavee Song – Pavee Culture: “Songs Of The Open Road” – A Focus on the Irish Traditional Singer Thomas McCarthy.

A Season of Films and Music, paying Tribute to the Culture and Song Tradition of the Irish Gypsy and Travelling Community. “Songs Of The Open Road”, a focus on the life of the award-winning Irish Traveller and Traditional Singer, Thomas McCarthy, (winner of the TG4 2019 Gradam Ceoil Award’).


Sat 18 November 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Film Starts 7.30pm

Pavee Song – Pavee Culture: Thomas McCarthy in Concert

A Season of Films and Music, paying Tribute to the Culture and Song Tradition of the Irish Gypsy and Travelling Community. A Special Concert by Irish Traveller, Traditional Singer Thomas McCarthy 


Sun 19 November 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

History Lecture: The Irish Coroner Death, murder and politics in Co. Monaghan, 1846-78 By Michelle McGoff-McCann

Michelle McGoff-McCann, using Waddell’s life and work as a case study, provides a unique and original social history of County Monaghan for this period as part of our Autumn History Series.


Wed 22 November 2023

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

GAVIN FAIRHALL LEVER

GAVIN FAIRHALL LEVER brings together three acclaimed musicians to present a fresh, contemporary folk music born of their diverse roots.


Thu 23 November 2023

Doors 7.00pm. Starts 7.30pm

Seeking Refuge – A Special Event About Migration

Three eminent speakers will join a panel to discuss one of the great crises of our time.


Fri 24 November 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Seán Keane

Join us for an unforgettable evening as we welcome back the renowned singer and icon of traditional Irish music, Seán Keane.


Sat 25 November 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Irish Literary Society – Resting Places

Join us for the London launch of a fascinating new work by Dr Ellen McWilliams. Resting Places: On Wounds, War and the Irish Revolution could be read as a memoir or a collection of personal essays, but it is neither – literary scholar Lucy McDiarmid describes it as ‘the creation of a new literary form’.


Mon 27 November 2023

Starts 7.30pm

Celebration of Irish LGBTQ+ Creatives in London

A FREE event from the Irish Creative Collective showcasing spectacular performances from the Irish LGBTQIA+ community in London!


Tue 28 November 2023

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

History Lecture: Conflict, Diaspora, and Empire by Darragh Gannon with Roy Foster


Wed 29 November 2023 - Wed 29 November 2023

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Award-Winning Author Claire Kilroy in Conversation

Join us for an evening with award-winning novelist Claire Kilroy, discussing her acclaimed book “SOLDIER SAILOR,” a powerful exploration of motherhood that has received outstanding reviews.


Thu 30 November 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Usher’s Island

Usher’s Island sees the coming together of five of the most influential and acclaimed names in traditional Irish music – Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny – founding members of Planxty; Paddy Glackin – The Bothy Band; Mike McGoldrick – Lunasa, Capercaillie; John Doyle – Solas


Sun 03 December 2023 - Sun 03 December 2023

Sat 02 - Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm | Sun 03 - Doors: 7pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Irish Creative Collective Christmas Fundraiser

The Irish Creative Collective will be hosting a one night Christmas Charity variety show night with all the proceeds from the fundraiser going to Trocaire’s Refugee Fund.


Wed 06 December 2023

Doors 7.00pm Starts 7.30pm

Paddy McDonnell Live

Get ready for a night of laughter with Stand-Up Comedian, Paddy McDonnell! Known for his side-splitting stories and viral podcast clips, Paddy is bringing his comedic genius to the stage. This is one not to be missed!


Fri 08 December 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Starting out with Irish Family History

Ancestors from Ireland?

Always wondered how to find out more?

Join us to learn how to get started researching your Irish family history.


Sat 09 December 2023

Starts 1.00pm

Steph Geremia Album Launch with John McCusker, Alan Kelly & Aaron Jones

Acclaimed Irish flutist and singer, Steph Geremia will be joined by Scotland’s award-winning multi-instrumentalist, John McCusker, Irish piano accordion maestro, Alan Kelly and bouzouki powerhouse, Aaron Jones, mixing powerful instrumentals and songs from the Irish, folk and Americana traditions


Sat 09 December 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Gig Starts: 8pm

Scrooge – A Christmas Carol

Belfast-born Brian Desmond Hurst offers the standout screen version of Dickens’ story and Alistair Sim the most esteemed depiction of the our favourite seasonal villain.


Wed 13 December 2023

Doors: 6.30pm; Film Starts: 7pm

Glór Nua: Toshín & Sidney Jones

Glór Nua December is bringing you impeccable vibes for your festivities with the amazing Toshín and Sidney Jones!


Thu 14 December 2023

7:30pm doors, 8:00pm start

UK Book Launch: Declan O’Rourke – A Whisper From Oblivion

The ICC is delighted to present the UK Book Launch of Declan O’Rourke’s new novel, “A Whisper From Oblivion”, from one of Ireland’s best-loved songwriters.


Fri 15 December 2023

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Mary Coughlan in concert

Join one of Ireland’s greatest soulful jazz and blues singers – the internationally acclaimed Mary Coughlan – live in concert


Sat 16 December 2023 - Sun 17 December 2023

Saturday Doors: 7:30pm; Starts: 8:00pm, Sunday Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

ICC Christmas Hooley with the London Lasses + the ICC Sessionists

Join us for festive family fun with the London Lasses and the Sessionists!


Fri 22 December 2023

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Glór Nua: Creative London Link Up

New Music from London’s freshest underground talent & DJ sets for a night of creative community.


Thu 11 January 2024 - Thu 11 January 2024

7.30pm Doors; 8pm Start

Peace Heroines

The Irish Cultural Centre is delighted to host ‘PEACE HEROINES’, a vibrant and celebratory exhibition of work by contemporary artist FRIZ. These portraits, marking the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA25), are on loan from the Irish Embassy in London.


Fri 12 January 2024 - Mon 15 January 2024

10am-5pm, Feel free to ring the centre for open access

Ceili night with ‘Gleann Catha Ceili Band’

Join us for an evening of set and Ceiling Dancing. Fun for all the family.

There will be a live band and a caller to help with all dances.


Sat 13 January 2024

Starts 7pm.

Seán Moylan, Irish Revolutionary

One man’s account of key events during the Irish War of Independence. A man who sacrificed, suffered and risked his life for his country. A play written and performed by Michael Patric, (An Cailín Ciúin, Smother, Frontier) and directed by Geoff Gould.


Sat 20 January 2024 - Sat 20 January 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Mixed Heritage Night

The Irish Creative Collective is back in their beloved second home the Irish Cultural Centre, hosting a celebration of London Based Mixed Heritage Irish Creatives.


Tue 23 January 2024 - Tue 23 January 2024

7:00 PM

Martin Doyle: UK Book Launch “Dirty Linen – The Troubles in My Home Place”

The ICC is delighted to host the UK public book launch of ‘Dirty Linen – The Troubles in My Home Place’ by Martin Doyle – Books Editor of The Irish Times. In partnership with The Irish Literary Society.


Fri 26 January 2024 - Fri 26 January 2024

Doors 7.30pm. Starts 8.00pm

St Brigid’s Day: Imbolc Women’s Circle

Join us for a Saint Brigid’s Day Women’s Circle on Saturday 27th January 2024 to bring in the Celtic festival of Imbolc with an afternoon of fun, intention-setting, creativity and community.

Open to all


Sat 27 January 2024

3pm - 7pm

A round table discussion hosted by Peter Power-Hynes

Join us on 27th January from 7.30pm for an open Round table discussion, hosted by ICC Chairman and avid historian, Peter Power-Hynes.


Sat 27 January 2024

Doors 7.00pm Starts 7.30pm

An Evening with St Brigid and Úna Gan A Gúna

Spend an evening with Úna Gan A Gúna to take a look at the woman behind the saint, hear from ‘St Brigid’, and learn more about uncovering women’s stories in the modern day. 


Thu 01 February 2024

Doors 19:00 Starts 7.30pm Ends 9.00pm

St Brigid’s Day – T With The Maggies

Join us for Lá Fhéile Bríde 2024 with traditional music legends Moya Brennan (Clannad), Triona & Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill (The Bothy Band, Skara Brae) and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (Altan), in a celebration of Irish music, Irish culture and Irish women.


Sat 03 February 2024

Doors from: 7.30pm; On Stage: 8pm (No Support Act)

St. Brigid’s Day: Glór Nua

Beannachtai Lá Féile Bríde! Join us in a celebration of female musicians featuring the amazing Katie Phelan and BLÁNID.


Thu 08 February 2024

7:30pm doors, 8:00pm start

Eddi Reader & the Alan Kelly Gang

Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and mesmerising songstress, Eddi Reader, of Fairground Attraction fame teams up with Ireland’s own piano accordion maestro, Alan Kelly and his gang of acclaimed musicians.


Sun 11 February 2024 - Sun 11 February 2024

Sat - Doors 7.30pm, Concert starts 8.00pm sharp. Sun - Doors 7.00pm, Concert starts 7.30pm sharp.

Gino Lupari’s London Album Launch Featuring guests & friends Tim Edey, Dermot Byrne, Gerry “Banjo” O’Connor

Immerse in an unforgettable evening of Irish music with the much loved Gino Lupari, the renowned bodhrán player and founding member of Four Men And A Dog. Join us for the launch of his first solo album, featuring special guests Tim Edey, Dermot Byrne, and Gerry “Banjo” O’Connor.


Sat 17 February 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

The Untold Story of Michael Collins & Sam Maguire

Get ready for a riveting journey into the hidden chapters of Irish history with “The Untold Story of Michael Collins and Sam Maguire” talk!


Wed 21 February 2024

Starts 7.00pm

“Why Britain Rocked: How Rock Became Roll and Took Over The World”

Explore the profound influence of Irish musicians on Britain’s iconic rock scene. An exclusive ‘In Conversation’ event between best-selling Author, Elizabeth Sharkey and Dr Richard Mills, Senior Lecturer in Popular Culture at St Mary’s University.


Thu 22 February 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Lovers (Winners)

A touching love story of two teenagers, Mag and Joe…. On a hillside overlooking Ballymore… their love, their hopes, their dreams and their lives are lived out so fully on that one summers afternoon.
A rare chance to see one of Brian Friel’s earliest one act plays, which promises to be a night of awe-inspiring theatre.


Sun 25 February 2024 - Sun 25 February 2024

Friday/ Saturday Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm, Sunday Matinee - Doors 2.30pm, Starts 3.00pm. No Latecomers.

Open Mic Poetry Night – Appreciating Yeats

Join Belfast writer and poet Nathaniel McAuley for a night of celebration of William Butler Yeats.


Wed 06 March 2024

Starts 7pm

International Women’s Day 2024: Come Here ‘Til I Tell Ya

A night of enchanting storytelling, soul-stirring poetry, and joyous revelry, dedicated to celebrating the rousing spirit of Irish women.


Fri 08 March 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Lí Ban with Seamus O’Kane

Join us for an enchanting concert featuring Ríoghnach Connolly and her family as they bring ancient Ulster to life. Experience the beautiful sounds of harp and flute on a delightful journey into Irish mythology and heritage. Don’t miss this unique and unforgettable performance.


Sat 09 March 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Ireland vs England

Join us to watch Ireland take on England in this year’s Six Nations.


Sat 09 March 2024

Starts 4.00pm

Glór Nua x Féile Na Gréine: St. Patrick’s Takeover

Féile Na Gréine, Limerick City’s annual Independent music festival, joins Glór Nua for an electrifying St. Patrick’s Takeover!


Thu 14 March 2024 - Thu 14 March 2024

7:30pm

Live at the ICC: Comedy with Ardal O’Hanlon, Support from Grace Mulvey and Caroline McEvoy

Join the ICC for a top night of comedy with headline act Ardal O’Hanlon.

Ardal will be supported by the amazing up coming talents Caroline McEvoy and Grace Mulvey.

Special Guest MC to be announced.


Fri 15 March 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Afternoon music with the Sessionists.

Join us in our lounge area for a relaxing afternoon of music from our in house band – The Sessionists.


Sat 16 March 2024

2.00pm-4.00pm

Ireland vs Scotland


Sat 16 March 2024

Starts 4.00pm

FÉILE LIVE: John McSherry, Brendán Quinn & Francis McIlduff. Special Guest Jack Warnock

Start your St Patrick’s Day right, with an exceptional night of music with 4 of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians!


Sat 16 March 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Niall McNamee: The Big St Patricks Day Gig!

Irish Singer Songwriter, Niall McNamee, and his band brings the annual BIG St Patrick’s Day Gig to The Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith.


Sun 17 March 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

St Patricks Afternoon Music

Join us in the bar for some music on St Patricks Day!


Sun 17 March 2024

3.00pm-5.00pm

St Patrick’s Day 2024 – A Family Day of Storytelling & Puppet Making

Join us for an exciting afternoon of storytelling and puppet making!


Sun 17 March 2024

1:00pm - 3:00pm

A Rare Screening of the Controversial Film “Rocky Road To Dublin” – Directed By Peter Lennon (1968)

In this extraordinary documentary film, Irish born journalist Peter Lennon and the legendry French Nuvelle Vague cinema photographer Raoul Coutard, ((Luc Godard’s Director of Photography), in 1968, managed to get Irish society to condemn itself on camera.


Sat 23 March 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Visions of the Future: Young Women Artists of Northern Ireland

A special St Brigid’s Day exhibition of NI Women Artists, hosted in collaboration with The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies, Ulster University and The ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast.


Thu 28 March 2024 - Thu 28 March 2024

Mon - Sat, 10am-5pm

The Irish Creative Collective presents Comhráite, with Fergal Keane

The Irish Creative Collective is a grassroots organisation that curates networking, cultural and showcasing events for Irish creatives and artists living in London. Whether you’re Irish-born or connected by heritage, you’re invited to join our thriving community. Comhráite, a 6-part series, is just one component of our exciting 2024 plans, which you can learn more about on Instagram (@irishcreativecollective).


Fri 05 April 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Friday Night Traditional Irish Music Session

Join us for a FREE traditional family-friendly Irish music session in our beautiful foyer lounge.


Fri 05 April 2024 - Fri 14 February 2025

5.30pm-8.00pm

Dallahan

Forged in Scotland and Ireland’s traditional music scene, but drawing on the music of the Balkans and North America, Dallahan take their listeners on a journey. Traversing styles and countries of the world in a dazzling live show, they create their own unique brand of World-folk delivered with stunning virtuosity.


Sat 06 April 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

A Play-Reading of ‘MacGuinness’

Join us for the debut London reading of ‘MacGuinness’ by Margaret Cox, featuring a stellar cast including award-winning Irish actors Ruaidhri Conroy, (into The West) Arthur Conti (Beetlejuice) and Angeline Ball (from The Commitments). Director Aidan Redmond.


Sun 07 April 2024

Doors: 1.30pm; Starts: 2pm

Frankie Gavin in Concert with Catherine McHugh

Join us for an intimate evening with legendary fiddler, Frankie Gavin, and the amazing Catherine McHugh!


Sun 07 April 2024

Door7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

IMDL Presents: Sliabh Aughty – Charlie Harris (accordion), Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano)

The mighty trio ‘Sliabh Aughty’ bring the finest of traditional Irish music from the East Clare/ East Galway region, where the mountain range they are named after, stands proud. There is an infectious pulse to their music and a respectful nod to music of the greats who have gone before them.


Fri 12 April 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Tim Edey in Concert

Join us for a night of incredible music with Tim Edey!


Sat 13 April 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8.00pm

“THE MUSIC ROOM” by Tim Goulding

See the captivating artwork of Tim Goulding, a distinguished member of Aosdana, as he unveils “THE MUSIC ROOM” exhibition. Influenced by his Co Wicklow upbringing, Goulding’s vibrant paintings offer a profound exploration of colour, rhythm, and the harmony between art and music.


Fri 19 April 2024 - Fri 21 June 2024

Running Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 9.30am - 2.30pm

LYRA – Documentary Film Screening (plus Directors Q&A).

An intimate and uncompromising portrait of Lyra McKee, the 29-year-old Northern Irish investigative journalist who was murdered by the New IRA the day before Good Friday.


Fri 19 April 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

LEONARD BARRY: LITTORAL TOUR 2024 With Andy Morrow and Seamie O’Dowd

Littoral is Leonard Barry’s beautiful third solo album, released in January 2024, ten years after the acclaimed New Road. Produced by Michael McGoldrick, the album celebrates Leonard’s wealth of influences and knowledge as a master of the uilleann pipes.


Sat 20 April 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Poetry Day Ireland Writing Workshop with Demi Anter

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Poetry Day Ireland, we invite you to a poetry workshop at the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith facilitated by poet and performer Demi Anter.


Thu 25 April 2024

Starts 7.00pm

The Daoirí Farrell Trio – SOLD OUT

‘The finest Irish male folk singer-storyteller this side of Christy Moore and Paul Brady,’ returns to the ICC with two musicians, Mark Redmond and Robbie Walsh for a terrific night of Irish traditional music.


Fri 26 April 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

Daoirí Farrell

‘The finest Irish male folk singer-storyteller this side of Christy Moore and Paul Brady,’ returns to the ICC in a solo performance.


Sat 27 April 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm, Free singing class to specific ticket holders at 6.30pm

Irish History Lecture: These Wildish Things – Ann Rossiter Surveys Contemporary London-Irish Women’s Radical Political Activism

In this lecture, Ann Rossiter explores the political activism of London-Irish women, focusing on their involvement in the Irish National Question during the Troubles and their advocacy for Irish women’s reproductive rights leading up to the repeal of the Republic’s 8th amendment in 2018.


Wed 01 May 2024

Doors: 6.30pm; Lecture Starts: 7pm

Céilí night with ‘Gleann Catha Céilí Band’

Join us for an evening of set and Ceiling Dancing including a Live Band and a Caller to help with all the dances. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned Céilí attender, this will be Fun for all the family!


Fri 03 May 2024

Starts 8pm.

Come Here ‘Til I Tell Ya – Tall Tales

A rip roaring storytelling event for families celebrating the myths and legends of Ireland.


Sun 05 May 2024

Doors: 3.30pm; Starts: 4pm; No latecomers

Irish History Lecture: Ireland, the UK and Security in Europe – Towards New Policy Thinking?

Explore the intricacies of European security dynamics with Eoin Micheál McNamara, offering insights into historical and contemporary Irish-UK relations.


Wed 08 May 2024

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7pm

The Ultan Conlon Quartet – The Starlight Ballroom London Album Launch

Join Ultan Conlon and his world-renowned band for the London launch of Ultan’s Acclaimed 5th Studio Album, ‘The Starlight Ballroom’.


Sat 11 May 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

A screening of Dance First

From the Oscar award- winning director James Marsh, ( “Man on The Wire”, “The Theory of Everything”), “Dance First” stars Gabriel Byrne as Samuel Beckett, in this beautifully realised biopic


Sun 12 May 2024

Doors 6.30pm, Starts 7.00pm

Irish History Lecture: The Siege of Jadotville by Commandant Leo Quinlan

Join us for a captivating exploration of Irish military history as Commandant Leo Quinlan, son of the renowned Commandant Pat Quinlan, guides us through the gripping tale of the Siege of Jadotville, a pivotal event during Ireland’s peacekeeping mission in the Congo in 1961, uncovering untold bravery and a lasting impact.


Wed 15 May 2024

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7pm

“Songs from Home” – A Musical Tour Around Ireland, With the Irish Singer Barry Owen

The great Irish Crooner, Barry Owen, will take you on an enchanting musical tour around the four great provinces of Ireland.


Thu 16 May 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

Dervish in concert

Legendary Irish folk music band Dervish, are one of Ireland’s best known traditional bands and are described by the BBC as “an icon of Irish music”.


Fri 17 May 2024 - Sat 18 May 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Freddie White

Join us for a concert with Freddie White, the maestro of quality music.


Thu 23 May 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

The Weaving

Join Méabh Begley, Owen Spafford and Kyle Macaulay for their 2024 UK tour, bringing together the rich musical traditions of three counties Kerry, Donegal and Yorkshire.


Sat 25 May 2024

19:30 Doors, 20:00 Concert

‘LAUREL & HARDY: The Last Dance of the Cuckoos” (plus short L&H film “Helpmates”) + Q&A.

Experience the London premiere of a heartwarming film following photographer Andy Hollingworth’s journey from Stan Laurel’s birthplace to the joyous County Cork harbor town celebrated by Laurel and Hardy in 1953, followed by a screening of their favorite short film and an engaging conversation with director Matt Holt and photographer Andy Hollingsworth.


Sun 26 May 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Irish History Lecture: ‘The Kidnapping – A hostage, a desperate manhunt and a bloody rescue that shocked Ireland’

Join us for an engaging lecture and book launch with authors / journalists Tommy Conlon and Ronan McGreevy, as they discuss their book on the 1983 IRA abduction. Delve into this gripping story and its impact on Irish history.


Wed 29 May 2024

Doors: 6.30pm; Starts: 7pm

Nettle Horse – By award winning writer, performer & musician, Little John Nee

Nettle Horse is a theatrical odyssey, set in the future… weaving storytelling, song, and satire inviting the audience to untether their imagination and gallop into a parallel universe


Sat 01 June 2024 - Sun 02 June 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Owen O’Neill: Tom Joad and Me

Join us for a night launching Owen O’Neills new book.

‘A carnivalesque rockabilly narrative with a profoundly moving conclusion.’   Patrick McCabe. 

‘A gem of a book. O’Neill writes like the novel is his natural and lifelong home. Tom Joad and me sings and zings and isn’t afraid to go for the heartstrings’. Glenn Patterson


Wed 05 June 2024

Doors 7pm, Starts 7.30pm

Flook

There is no shortage of virtuosity amongst the members of Flook, but the unique impact of this sensational Anglo-Irish group stems from the wholly intuitive, almost symbiotic, exchange between the various flutes, frets and skins.


Sat 08 June 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Grace Mulvey: Tall Baby – Edinburgh Preview

Join the hilarious Grace Mulvey for a night of comedy with her Edinburgh Fringe Preview show!


Wed 12 June 2024

Show Starts 8.00pm

A Special Film Screening for Blooms Week 2024 The Ulysses Project

As part of our Blooms Week Celebrations 2024, is delighted to screen ‘The Ulysses Project”. A modern, non-traditional re-telling of Ulysses, told rapidly by a succession of over 75 actors who recreate the characters encountered by Leopold Bloom on June 16th.


Thu 13 June 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

James Joyce and Music with Barry McGovern & Benjamin Dwyer

As Part of Blooms Week 2024: The Irish Cultural Centre in association with AnnaLivia Creative Presents James Joyce and Music with Barry McGovern & Benjamin Dwyer


Fri 14 June 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

BLOOMSDAY: Nora & Jim

Two special performances of the powerful one-act play “Nora & Jim” to mark Bloomsday 2024!


Sat 15 June 2024 - Sun 16 June 2024

Doors 7pm on Saturday (7.30pm show start) - no late comers; Doors 2pm on Sunday (2.30pm start) - no late comers

Bloomsday: Ulysses Art Tour

To make your Bloomsday Special, the ICC’s Cultural Director, Rosalind Scanlon, will lead some guided tours of the magnificent exhibition, “PAINTING ULYSSES” – by Ireland’s master Painter, Aidan Hickey.


Sun 16 June 2024

12.30pm OR 1.30pm

Bloomsday Closing Celebration

Join us on 16 June at 4pm in the ICC’s Foyer after “Nora & Jim” for our Bloomsday Closing Celebration. Dress up in your finest, read a bit of Joyce, sing a song or a poem, and raise a glass to Jimmy.


Sun 16 June 2024

4pm

Catherine McGrath + Special Guests Roswell

Don’t miss the chance to witness the rising star, Irish country singer Catherine McGrath, who captivated audiences on Jools Holland’s Hootenanny 2023, alongside the harmonious Folk-Americana duo Roswell.


Thu 20 June 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Céim Óir Family Ceili

Join our resident dance school for a Ceili night Fundraiser for all the family!


Sat 22 June 2024

Starts 5pm, Ends 7pm

Irish Heritage – Afternoon Recital

The ICC is delight to host another magical afternoon of classical music from two extraordinary Irish Heritage performers…


Tue 25 June 2024

2.30pm

Through The Lens of Franco Chen

An Exhibition of Photographs by the ICC’s Resident Photographer, featuring portraits of musicians, singers, poets and painters.


Thu 27 June 2024 - Wed 04 September 2024

Weekdays 10am-5.00pm

“Stand By Me” an exhibition of oil paintings by the artist Máire Gartland

A special art exhibition of mesmerising paintings by Máire Gartland, through which she celebrates the solstice and the full moon.


Thu 27 June 2024 - Fri 27 September 2024

Running Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; To view the exhibition at Weekends call 020 856 38232

DublinLand

Following an acclaimed sell-out run at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2023 DublinLand returns for an international tour.


Fri 28 June 2024 - Sat 29 June 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Spring Exhibition 2022 – A Collection of New Paintings by Irish Artists

To welcome in the brighter days of this Spring season, we invite you to attend a special Mixed Group Exhibition, featuring new paintings by Brian Ballard, Cloe Cloherty, Margaret Egan and Derek Fitzpatrick.


Mon 01 July 2024 - Tue 27 August 2024

“Painting Ulysses” By Aidan Hickey

To mark the 100th anniversary year of the publication of James Joyce’s masterpiece “ULYSSES”, the Irish Cultural Centre is delighted to Present this Spectacular Visual Art Exhibition.


Mon 01 July 2024 - Sat 07 December 2024

Running Daily Monday-Friday

Fiárock

Fiárock is a four-piece Irish traditional band that tells a story steeped in sound. Clíona Halley, Darragh Carey-Kennedy, Evan Powell, and Nicolle Fig, each bring a wealth of individual acclaim.


Fri 05 July 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Ger O’Donnell And Trevor Sexton

Folk Duo Ger O Donnell & Trevor Sexton, the most amazing duo to have come out of Ireland in recent times.  They have individually been making waves on the folk scene worldwide, and are really exciting as a duo for the last few years.


Sat 06 July 2024

Doors 7.30pm Starts 8.00pm

The Irish Creative Collective presents Comhráite – Declan O’Rourke

The Irish Creative Collective presents the second installment of Comhráite: a dynamic live series of ordinary conversations with extraordinary people. This months guest is Declan O’Rourke!


Thu 11 July 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Start 7.30pm

Into The Spotlight: An Exploration of Irish-Language Film and Music

This day of talks from leading experts will explore various facets of modern Irish-language
media, from the diverse world of Irish popular music to the rise and rise of the Irish film
industry.


Sat 13 July 2024 - Sat 13 July 2024

11:30 AM

Breabach

Securely ranked among Scotland’s most skilled and imaginative contemporary folk acts, Breabach unite deep roots in Highland and Island tradition with the innovative Scottish music scene.


Sat 13 July 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Ciaran Tourish, Cathal Hayden, & Kevin Doherty

Join us for a night of incredible music with three of Ireland’s best traditional musicians – Ciaran Tourish, Cathal Hayden, and Kevin Doherty.


Sun 14 July 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Tea Dance

Join us for our regular monthly community dance.


Thu 18 July 2024

1.30pm - 4.30pm

A Furious Devotion – The Life Of Shane MacGowan

We are delighted to present the Book Launch of the revised and updated paperback edition of “A Furious Devotion – The Life of Shane MacGowan” by Richard Balls. Richard Balls will be in conversation with Journalist Anne Flaherty to talk about his knowledge and memories of Shane.


Fri 19 July 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

“Our Brothers In Cloth”

Playwright Ronan Colfer brings this rehearsed reading of his new play “Our Brothers In Cloth” to the ICC, in advance of its full production at The Cockpit Theatre ( Aug  5th – Aug7th 6.30pm)


Wed 24 July 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

The Image You Missed

A weekend in celebration of the work of the Award-Winning Film Director, Dónal Foreman.


Sat 27 July 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

The Cry of Granuaile

A weekend in celebration of the work of the Award-Winning Film Director, Dónal Foreman.


Sun 28 July 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Out of Here

A weekend in celebration of the work of the Award-Winning Film Director, Dónal Foreman.


Sun 28 July 2024

Doors: 2.30pm; Starts: 3pm

McGoldrick McCusker Doyle Tour 2024

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle are on tour again in 2024, bringing you their own blend of top -class folk songs, tunes and charming bon homie.


Thu 01 August 2024 - Thu 01 August 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm no support

Altan ‘Donegal’ UK Album Launch

Join us for the UK launch of Altan’s new album – Donegal.


Fri 16 August 2024

Doors: 7.30pm, Band on stage 8.00pm

Nuala Kennedy & Eamon O’ Leary – HYDRA UK Album Launch

Irish traditional singer and musician Nuala Kennedy and Dubliner / New Yorker singer songwriter Eamon O’ Leary have created a stunning new album of songs entitled ‘Hydra


Sun 01 September 2024

Doors 7.00pm, Starts 7.30pm

George Murphy

An Irish singer songwriter from the Dublin suburb of Beaumount, known for his appearances on the RTE Television show “You’re a Star” and in the Irish music scene. His debut album went to No.1 in the Irish charts, gaining triple Platinum status.


Sat 07 September 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8pm

The Untold Story of Michael Collins, Sam Maguire, and Liam McCarthy


Fri 13 September 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

Into the West with The Kane Sisters, Ox Mountain Quartet, & Caitriona Ní Cheannabháin.

Join us for a night celebrating the music of the West of Ireland with the incredible Kane Sisters, The Ox Mountain Quartet, & Caitriona Canavan.


Sat 14 September 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

The Michael McGoldrick Family Band

Join us for a captivating evening of music fusing generations of traditional and contemporary tunes


Sun 15 September 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Book Launch: “OUR LONDON LIVES” by Christina Dwyer Hickey

Join us for the UK launch of Christine Dwyer Hickey’s “Our London Lives,” an evocative story of Irish outsiders finding love and resilience in London, featuring an interview and book signing with the award-winning author.


Tue 17 September 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Onóir Live

Onóir are selling out venues in record time as their impassioned audiences are taken on a musical odyssey.


Fri 20 September 2024 - Sat 21 September 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm - both nights

Lúnasa in Concert

Join us for a night of exceptional music from Lunasa!


Thu 26 September 2024 - Fri 27 September 2024

Both Nights Doors 7.30pm. Starts 8.00pm (band on stage 8.05pm)

The Whileaways

Prepare to be spellbound by the sound of some of the finest singers in Ireland!


Sat 05 October 2024

Doors: 7.30pm; Starts: 8.00pm

The Sharon Shannon Trio

The Sharon Shannon 2024 Tour is coming to the ICC!


Fri 18 October 2024 - Sun 20 October 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT IRELAND

Join Paddy Cullivan on a hilariously insightful journey through the history of partition and the Ireland of the future…


Thu 31 October 2024 - Fri 01 November 2024

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Eleanor McEvoy 2024 UK Tour

After selling out last year the ICC is delighted to welcome back Eleanor McEvoy on her 2024 tour.


Fri 08 November 2024 - Sat 09 November 2024

Doors 7.30pm, Starts 8.00pm - no support both nights