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“…the value is great and the crowd are cool It’s always a good way to spend a night”
Why not grab a drink
Our bar is open from 45 minutes before the start of our evening performances and stocks a large range of craft beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks – and keep an eye out for our drink of the month deals and seasonal special offers.
Beat the queue and book your drinks in advance. Interval drinks can be booked with when purchasing your tickets online or at Box Office.
The Box Office and Gallery are open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 6pm
We encourage you to arrive 20 minutes in advance of show time as, unfortunately, we cannot admit latecomers.
“My most favouritest place in Dublin to catch a performance… Fantastic location, great space, convenient bar upstairs.
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How to find us
Project Arts Centre is located in the heart of Temple Bar, we’re the big blue building at the end of East Essex Street you can’t miss us. Easily accessible by public transport, here some info on how to find us.
ON FOOT: Project Arts Centre is a big blue building situated behind the Olympia Theatre and opposite the Clarence Hotel, next door to the Bad Bob’s.
BY BUS: Take any bus that runs to Dame Street and either enter Temple Bar via Parliament Street and take a right onto East Essex Street or enter Temple Bar via Eustace Street or Sycamore Street and take a left onto East Essex Street.
BY LUAS: Take the Red Luas Line to Jervis stop. Cross the River Liffey into Temple Bar using the Millennium Bridge. Take a right onto East Essex Street and Project Arts Centre is on the left hand side of the street.
BY BIKE: Cycle parking available, directly across the street from the venue.
A special €7 parking rate is available from Fleet Street car park, simply present your show ticket when paying to receive your reduced rate parking deal.
Project Arts Centre is completely accessible for wheelchair users. Please advise Box Office when booking if you require a wheelchair seat or have any special requirements.
Our two performance spaces are also fitted with the Loop system to assist those with hearing impairment.
There is wheelchair parking available approximately 100 metres away, across the street, directly outside the Clarence Hotel.
Audio-described performances are available on certain performances throughout the year. If you are interested in audio-described performances please let our Box Office team know so that we can notify you when we have the service available on upcoming shows.
Guide dogs are permitted to performances, please advise our Box Office if you intend to attend with a guide dog.
If you require any further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Box Office Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01-8819613.
You can access our fast and free Wi-Fi network in the foyer.
March 21 2019, at 12:30pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the recipient of the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. The REALISE Award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists. It represents an exciting opportunity to present ambitious new work that reflects the complexity of contemporary life in Ireland to a diverse audience. The final recipient is playwright Roderick Ford. Roderick will receive a production award of €40,000 for production of his play The Spider’s House at Project Arts Centre in February 2020. Speaking about…Read More
March 11 2019, at 05:58pm
This Spring we're throwing open our doors and inviting all you artists and makers to make the big blue building your home for rehearsals and development of new work. And better still, we're offering reduced rates and a sliding scale for funded and unfunded work. The space can be hired on a daily or weekly basis during the dates below, all days are 10am – 6pm. Dates: 19 – 22 March 1 – 5 April 8 – 12 April 15 – 19 April 29 April – 3 May Rates: Daily: €65 (unfunded) €100 (funded) Weekly: €300 (unfunded)…Read More