Bingo with Shirley Temple Bar
Shirley established her Sunday night Bingo in The George in 1997 and over 750 shows later she’s still calling the balls! Bingo with Shirley Temple Bar is the original, longest-running and best-known show on the Irish gay scene. Entering its sixteenth year, the show has made The George the place to be on Sundays for generations of gays and thousands of people from all around the world have seen it. Show kicks off at 9pm followed By DJ Karen
What people say about Bingo with Shirley Temple Bar in The George:
“One great party altogether” – U Magazine
“An amalgam of pub panto, drag show and beginner’s gambling!” – Sunday Independent
“Shirley Temple Bar: you’ve got it going on!” – Adele “Twink” King
“An event that has built up a strong following of no one particular age or gender....It can only be described as an explosion of hilarity and glamour!” - City Life, Irish Independent.
“You haven’t played bingo unless you’ve played with Shirley Temple Bar” – Vanity Fair
“Shirley Temple Bar is an enthusiastic sort of girl...” Anne Marie Hourihane, Sunday Tribune
The success of Shirley and her Bingo “opened the doors of The George to a whole new audience and changed our view of Irish gay bars forever “ – RTE’s Open House
“Lose all preconceptions. Bingo is the game for the twenty-first century” – Irish Independent
“You all know Shirley Temple Bar by now and if you don’t you should” – InDublin
“Surprisingly original drag show”– Gay Times
Shirley Temple bar “is an icon” – Hot Press
“Highlight of our trip to Dublin” BBC3’s Rush!
“Shirley is bet down!” – Sonia Ryan, Meath Street trader and Shirley’s schoolyard nemesis.