Galway for Nothing – How to ‘Do’ the City of Tribes for FREE this week!

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Free Museums – Galway will mark International Museum Day May 18 – by throwing the doors to Galway City Museum open free to the public at 12 pm and 3 pm.

Vintage Clothing Market – Galway’s longest-running indoor fashion market kicks off the summer – from 12pm on May 21, at Áras nan Gael. A mix of homemade, second-hand, and vintage.

Record Fare – National and international record and cd traders will descend on the city on May 20, from 11 am, at Galway Rowing Club as The Vinyl, Cassette & CD Market returns to Galway.

Art ExhibitionThe Outset Gallery – May 19, 6 pm – hosts the ‘Lost & Found’ exhibition as part of its Summer Visual Art Programme. The exhibition features an eclectic line-up of international visual artists.

On Your BikeThe Galway Cycling Campaign is organising a community cycle event – incorporating a cycle, coffee, and cake looped event from Ravens Terrace (May 19, 10:30 am) over the Millenium Bridge to Terryland Park (stopping at Lighthouse Cafe for refreshments) and back via canals. All are welcome.

Free Tea and Art – Join Galway-based artist Pavithra Kannan for a Sip and Beyond (Tea & Art) workshop as part of International Tea Day 2023. This is a conversational workshop as part of the Socially Engaged Art Project “A Sip and Beyond” open to all. (May 21, Galway Arts Centre, 3 pm).

A Walk in the WoodsFriends of Merlin Woods brings you Biodiversity Week in Merlin Woods Community Garden via a host of events; in partnership with local experts, organisations and schools. Running from May 20-28, nationwide, Biodiversity Week gives people and communities the chance to learn the importance of their local areas and wild spaces.

Celebrate Irish-French Relations – Galway is twinned with Brittany and the City of Tribes will celebrate this with the Galway Brittany Festival from May 19-21 at The Claddagh Basin and Crane Bar through various events including Breton games, a Celtic-Breton concert and a photo exhibition on Lorient.

(Information courtesy of This is Galway)

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