by / September 15th, 2010 /

Update: Arthur’s Day Competition – NOW CLOSED


To celebrate this Arthur’s Day, we’ve teamed up with GUINNESS®, to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to Vicar Street on the 23rd September. Arthur’s Day honours the legacy of Arthur Guinness, the pioneering brewer and philanthropist who signed the 9,000 year lease on the St. James’s Gate Brewery in 1759 and introduced the black stuff to the world.

Over 60 artists, including Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini, Brandon Flowers, David Gray and Kelis, have been announced as part of the Arthur’s Day celebrations with music events taking place in Dublin, Cork and Galway as well as other festivities happening in pubs throughout the rest of the country on Thursday, 23rd September.

Studio ticket holders will enjoy up to five amazing international and Irish artists at St. James’s Gate Brewery, Vicar St, The Village, The Academy, Olympia Theatre in Dublin, Folan Quay at Galway Harbour and Savoy in Cork. All studio artists will also play a surprise pub performance on the night.

To be in win a chance to win simply send a mail to with Arthur’s Day Competition in the subject, your contact details and where is your favourite pub to drink Guinness.

Over 18s only. Terms and conditions apply for the competition, email for more details. Enjoy Guinness responsibly, please visit