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Get in gear grown ups!

13 June, 2016

Here's what we have in store for the not so little ones..

JUST EAT Street

Maybe skip breakfast and make your way to our food festival within the festival! At JUST EAT Street you can enjoy over 25 different cuisines from around the world as well as music from international acts. Chill in the sunshine with friends & family, while the JUST EAT Waiter Service takes and delivers your food orders, bringing the best of JUST EAT's online ordering service to life at Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular. Providing the range of gorgeous grub is Irish Village Markets. With over ten years’ experience, they now have an unbeatable reputation for offering the most exciting and diverse range of international street food. Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular is very excited to be joining the long list of events these guys have made fabulously foodie!

 

Over in the JUST EAT Street area you'll find some delicious grub as well as music from Ole, a musical celebration of flamenco, mixed with a healthy dose of fast-paced comedy. Joining them are MaSamba, a Brazilian Samba band that have received huge acclaim from audiences in Ireland, throughout Europe, and even Brasil for their unforgettable performance. Next on the bill is Stomptown Brass, a fresh to the market 10-piece urban street-funk band that are sure to get your feet stomping along! Then on Sunday be sure to catch the Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble, an unmissable 12-piece musical force! See below for times:

Sat July 9th:

12.30-1: Paul Morocco & Olé

1.45-2.25: MaSamba

3 - 3.30: Paul Morocco & Olé

4.15 - 5.30: Stomptown Brass

6.15 - 6.45: Paul Morocco & Olé

Sun July 10th:

12.30-1: Paul Morocco & Olé

1.45-2.25: MaSamba

3 - 3.30: Paul Morocco & Olé

4.15 - 5.30:  Ájo Arkestra- Afrobeat Ensemble

6.15 - 6.45: Paul Morocco & Olé

If you're mad about pizza then you'll be mad about The Big Blue Bus. No festival is complete without this double decker bus with its very own pizzeria on board and we're delighted to have them join us on JUST EAT Street this July. Choose from delicious flatbread with hummus or tasty pesto or pick from 12 different types of pizza like the Molly Malone or the Wacky Walnut. Whatever you go for you'll be in pizza heaven.

Timi Ogunyemi will host podcast in conjunction with JJ Kavanagh and Bread and Bones, so be sure to listen out for some top tips and interesting foodie facts!

International Street Performers

This year’s international street performer line up includes a wide range of entertainment and talent like the reptile-tattooed sideshow superstar Erik "The Lizardman" Sprague, who has 700 hours tattooing, subdermal Teflon implants, filed teeth, and, of course, a bifurcated tongue! Bruce Springsteen’s favourite street performer, contortionist ALAKAZAM – the human knot will be bending over backwards to get the show on the road. Don’t forget to check out Laya Healthcare’s Greatest Place on Earth where the larger-than-life 8ft fully-animated Titan the Robot will be putting on an unmissable show! All this and plenty more entertainment for you and all the family to get stuck into!

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tour

Guru Dudu takes the Silent Disco phenomenon to a whole new level with his Silent Disco Walking Tours. Everyone wears headphones and can hear the dance-mix of uplifting faves from the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s. It’s all about spontaneous Flash Mob dancing, interpretative dancing around local landmarks, hilarious comentary and lots of crazy impro that is guaranteed to open the ‘laughter meridians’! Book your tickets here!

Sing Factory Vocal Coach

Warm up your vocal chords and experience the Superstar Recording Experience in our custom built mobile recording studio. It’s a fully kitted professional recording studio on wheels - featuring a fully sound proofed recording booth, control room, mixing desk, HD audio and video recording facilities. Record your favourite pop song and get your own HD video to share with family and friends.

PET-acular with D.S.P.C.A

Bring your pooch along to PET-acular with the D.S.P.C.A and they can be the star of the 'Scruffs Dog Show', hang out in the King of Paws agility arena and set tails wagging in their very own photo shoot. The wonderful team at the D.S.P.C.A will have a vet on site to provide pet health advice. When we say fun for all the family we mean fun for ALL the family, including the 4-legged kind!

Saturday & Sunday July 9th and 10th:

12.00pm – 1.30pm Dog agility 

1.30pm -2.30pm Live Obedience with Alex Petrilli

2.30pm – 2.45pm Doggie Tea Party with Cheeky Dog Bakery 

3.00pm -5.00pm Scrufts Dog Show

5.00pm – 5.30pm DSPCA Dog Adoption Parade

5.30pm – 6.00pm Obedience with Alex Petrilli

 

Keep up to date and in the know by downloading our map and timetable here!

See you in the park!