Sunday 24th November Swenys Chemist

On Sunday 24 Movember the Dublin Sketchers are off to Swenys Chemist on Lincoln Place. This little gem has been operational since the 1850's. Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett used to shop here, and it features in Joyce's Ulysses. There's beautiful fixtures and fittings to draw, as well as pharmaceutical and Joycean paraphernalia. Not the warmest building in Dublin, so wrap up warm! The chemist is run by volunteers, so please bring some silver coins to drop into their jar to help pay the rent. We'll be there 2-4pm, then head up the street to Lincoln Inn for a drink and to check out each other's work. At 6pm, there'll be a reading from Finnegans Wake in the chemist if you're up for it!

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