Events for the weekend (10&11 June)
Celebrate summer with a sunny selection of song as you dream of the long summer days. Come along and hear the bubbly ECO band for some seasonal scorchers and a jazzy take on some old familiars.
There are some beautiful brooches to be seen at the National Museum of Ireland, from the famous ‘Tara’ Brooch of early Christian times, to brooches worn by Viking women, and even brooches given as love tokens in Medieval times. Learn about the people who wore these brilliant brooches and have a go at making your own to take home!
Free Entry! Discover fascinating and quirky electronic sound installations by composer Jonathan Nangle
Using a fun easy-to-follow colour-coded system and animated music games, Dabbledoo guarantees that any aspiring musician (young or old) will instantly be singing and playing along together. Everyone gets an instrument and everyone gets to join in.
During this innovative dance project, dancers and facilitators Mark Rogers and Antje O’Toole continue to work their ‘dance magic’ with our group of children with an intellectual disability, their parents and siblings in weekly workshops.
The award winning Irish Maritime Festival takes place at the Port in the heritage town of Drogheda, Co. Louth. Every year, this busy commercial port transforms into a family friendly festival site. The mythical River Boyne and magnificent viaduct are the backdrop for all the fun that the Festival has to offer.
Over 50+ stalls, talks, demo’s, consults, free kids entertainment, a preloved section and more! Free Goody bags for first 150 tickets sold. Raffle Prizes. Lots of lovely people coming together to celebrate all things Mama & baby and supporting a worthy cause as the event raises funds for Irish Charity, Friends of Breastfeeding!
The Event will comprise of a 75 minute yoga class presented by one of the HotYogaDublin team. We will have a childrens yoga tent this year with a 50 min yoga class & storytelling for age groups 4yrs - 10yrs making it a family event.
A chance to explore some of the artefacts from the Museum's collection of objects for handling with Museum educators - a fascinating drop-in handling session for all ages.
There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.
At Colour Dash, participants run, walk or jog as they are pelted by powdered paint at each kilometre along the route. Each km represents a different cancer as well as cancer survivorship.
The Baby Bay Market is THE place to buy sell and recycle all your baby clothes and goods. Clear out and make some cash, pass on the stuff you no longer need, save money on the very expensive baby essentials.
This is a fun, peaceful, family-friendly walk in the park to promote greyhounds as pets, with a route approximately 4km long taking about an hour to complete.
Join Elsa, Belle and Rapunzel for a magical night including dancing, singing, party games, a Princess Makeover Station led by the three Fairy Godmothers, a royal tea party with cupcake decorating, professional photos with the princesses taken by Peter Kiss Photography (for a small additional fee), and we’ll finish the evening with a crowning ceremony and certificates for each prince and princess!
During these workshops for families we invite you to explore and respond to our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions such as Port Life: Eugeen van Mieghem, through discussion and drawing. Parents must stay with children at all times. Bring your own sketchbook along or avail of the drawing materials provided. Suitable for kids over 4.
Get creative together as a family, explore artworks with IMMA staff, and enjoy a hands-on workshop in the galleries. Explorer’s drop-in, fun and free.