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Niall De Burca. All ages, booking not required. Admission free

Sat 26 July, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Sat 19 July, 2pm

CINEMA: THE LEGO MOVIE Mermaid Arts Centre Bray

The Lego Movie has laser sharks, robot pirates, a uni-kitty, and Batman. Emmet is a construction worker who finds himself at the heart of a conspiracy orchestrated by President Business and his henchman. Tickets: €5

Sat 19 July, 3pm

BIG BANG FESTIVAL OF RHYTHM: WHERE’S ME KUMPO? The Ark Chico from Senegal has brought his friend the Kumpo to the Big Bang Festival. The Kumpo only comes out to play when he hears music and sees dancing. Tickets €12/€9, family of four €40

Sun 20 July, 3pm

THE BIG BANG EVENT IN MEETING HOUSE SQUARE The Big Bang event is the climactic event of the annual Big Bang Festival of Rhythm, presenting some of the best professional traditional percussionists from Europe and Africa alongside professional Dublin performers. Admission free

Mon 21 July - Fri 1 August, 10am (ages 5-8) & 2pm (ages 9-12)

ART OR DRAMA SUMMER CAMP Axis: Ballymun Axis’ hugely popular Summer Arts project for children aged 5- 8 years and 9-12 returns. Choose between art and drama and get your creative juices flowing. Tickets: €50 for two weeks

Tues 22 - Fri 25 July, 11am (ages 5-7) & 2pm (ages 8-12)

COMEDY WRITING WORKSHOPS The Ark Join poet Tony Curtis as he shares some of his favourite funny poems, rhymes and songs. Tickets €11/€8

Thurs 24 – Sun 27 July

FESTIVAL OF CURIOSITY Various venues The festival of Curiosity is Dublin’s annual festival of science and culture, with free daytime adventures in science, play and curious technology for the whole family. Visit www. for more information.

Sat 26 July, 1pm-2pm

STORYTELLING WITH NIALL DE BURCA National Library of Ireland Enjoy a fun-filled hour in the delightful company of storyteller

FAMILY DAY: CHUNKY CHARCOAL ANIMALS Draíocht Our artists will help you learn about blending and contrast with charcoal and sugar paper they will make charcoal rubbings and create a beautiful frame for the finished pieces. Suitable for ages 5-10. Admission free

Sat 26 July, 12pm-2pm

WORKSHOPS: GIVE IT A GO Axis: Ballymun Sock Puppet Making: Under the gentle guidance of our ‘Sockspert’, participants will make their very own take-home puppets Bring your own sock and they will provide the restTickets €5

Sat 26 - Sun 27 July, 2pm & 4pm


Performers Sorcha Fox and Sinead Murphy take you on a journey through some extremely silly, absurd and funny poems from the best loved children’s poets. Tickets €12/€9, family of four €40

A Festival of Comedy for Children

5 July – 29 August

Performances and workshops to make you smile this Summer

Sun 27 July, 9.30am

THE ENCHANTED GARDEN: FAIRY TALE DAY Kilruddery House & Gardens Kilruddery invites all knights and princesses, fairies and trolls, dragons and wyverns to come to the garden in costume to meet folks of lore wandering the grounds. Tickets: (gardens only) adult €6.50, children under 12 free


Event information is correct at time of going to press but before making a long journey (or a promise!) we’d advise you phone the organiser to check all details.

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