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Each night of the festival we invited illustrators from Ireland’s Stray Lines artist collective to capture the words, performers and ideas on stage. The results were absolutely stunning. Below is a selection of the quirky, beautiful, powerful and playful sketches from the fantastic and varied artists.  Our thanks to them all for their time, artistry and participation.…

THE WORD-WORKS: Lingo’s spoken word workshop series for young people – Apply now!

LINGO Festival has teamed up with six of Ireland’s most renowned and inspiring creative writing educators to create The WordWorks – a series of workshops at the Irish Writers Centre on spoken word, writing and performance. This series is available to anyone aged 16-21 who is interested in developing their writing and performance skills. Participants…

Lingo Festival presents “What’s the story bud?” (Tonight – Sat April 18th)

As part of the “One City One Book” festivities tonight (April 18th) at The Workman’s Club we have curated an incredible gig that will feature snappy sketchmeisters The Brownbread Players, sensational slam champ and Lingo laureate John Cummins, soul music and rhymes from Jess Kavanagh & Lethal Dialect, and an interview with Roddy Doyle (author of this year’s…