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Fabulous Flikkers

Photo Credit: Fabulous Flikkers 1985 ad, image courtesy Tonie Walsh.

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Dublin City Arts Office
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With thanks to our Partners:

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Dublin City Arts Office
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Start Date: 12/05/2022
End Date: 28/05/2022
Time of Event: 12pm to 6pm
Ticket Price: Free
Public or Private: Public
Online or In-Person: In-Person
Event Venue: Outhouse
Event Street Address: 105 Capel Street
Event Town/City: Dublin 7
Organised By: Bealtaine Festival
Contact Phone No: 01 805 7713
Start Date: 12/05/2022
End Date: 28/05/2022
Ticket Price: Free
This Event is: Public
Online or In-person? In-Person
Event Venue: Outhouse
Event Street Address: 105 Capel Street
Event Town/City: Dublin 7
Organised By: Bealtaine Festival
Contact Phone No: 01 805 7713

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Event Description

A Bealtaine Festival exhibition presented in partnership with Outhouse.

This event is part of Flikkers – Come As You Were, the Age & Opportunity Bealtaine Festival Commission for 2022 supported by the Arts Council and Dublin City Council. This is a series of events remembering and celebrating the Flikkers Disco era at the Hirschfeld Centre and the generation who were there. Flikkers invites older LGBTQ+ people to dance and celebrate this seminal period of social and cultural activism.

An exhibition at the Outhouse of club ephemera and photographs drawing from donations from those who were there along with material from the Irish Queer Archive (NLI) originally gathered and donated to the NLI by activist and DJ Tonie Walsh. You are invited to enter an intriguing scene, has something happened or is it about to? Welcome to the ambience of Flikkers remembered and curated by Francis Fay and Tonie Walsh.

Open to the public Monday to Friday. Exhibition Opening: 6pm Thurs 12 May. All welcome.

Curated & produced by artist- curator Francis Fay and journalist, activist and DJ Tonie Walsh.
Project Advisors Tonie Walsh & Julianne O’Malley.
Curatorial Support Monica Flynn (Visual Art Curator, Bealtaine Festival)

Principal Funders:

  • Link to HSE website
  • Link to Arts Council website