Something for the weekend...

1) Bachelor Boy

Something for the weekend...

The Chastitute is a tale which balances humour with pointed personal and cultural concerns. The show starts at 8pm and tickets start at €17. www.everymancork.com

2) Let’s go to the Lego Expo

Tickets for Brickx Fest 2017, a huge Lego exhibition taking place on January 21 and 22 in Citywest Hotel, are on sale with prices ranging from €10 for individual tickets to €35 for a family ticket (two adults, three children).

Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, along with International Orphan Aid, are the recipient charities for this event.

Brickx Fest 2017 will be bursting with Lego displays, competitions, workshops, including a sensory friendly session for children with additional needs. www.thebrickxclub.com

3) Turning Heads

The ever popular annual Turner watercolour exhibition runs this January in the National Gallery of Ireland.

This year, alongside the much-loved Vaughan Bequest, the Gallery will display a selection of Turner’s ‘Liber Studiorum’ prints. Admission is free. www.nationalgallery.ie

4) Jersey Shores

If you wear your GAA jersey on the Croke Park Stadium Tour this month you can get your tour ticket half price.

Adults and children can avail of this offer when they sport their GAA club, county or Kellogg’s Cúl Camp jerseys on the Croke Park Stadium tour which brings you behind the scenes through the home of Gaelic games. www.crokepark.ie/jerseyjanuary

5) Relish the Fest

The Ballymaloe LitFest runs for the weekend of May 19 and tickets are expected to sell fast. Brian McGinn, director of the Emmy-winning Netflix documentary series Chef’s Table, is confirmed for the festival, as is Slovenian chef Ana Ro?s of Hisa Franko in Kobarid, a chef with a personal food philosophy.

British chef and cookery writer Margot Henderson, who runs the caterers Arnold & Henderson, is also attending. www.litfest.ie

colette.keane@examiner.ie

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