Events for the weekend (9&10 Sept)
Over the 2 day festival, you’ll get to engage with local food producers and enjoy the very best of Irish food and drink over a weekend packed with fun activities for all the family all based around the theme Food Literacy: Unearthing the Knowledge Gap.
Calling all grandparents and grandchildren - plan a grand trip to Dublin Zoo to celebrate Grandparents Day!
Inspired by the collection and our exhibitions, these workshops are suitable for tiny tots (about 18 months) up to age 8. You can choose to stay for as long or as short a time as works for you. This week's workshop is inspired by the exhibition Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry.
Free, no need to book. This workshop is suitable for all ages.
Doggie Do 2017 will offer an afternoon packed with events, appealing both to those who like to play dress-up and those who don’t, all in the beautiful surroundings of Herbert Bark, Dublin 4.
The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats! Their hand-clapping, toe-tapping, hearty-laughing show is all about life on Glasses Island – a magical island off the coast of Co. Clare where everybody wears glasses!
Roll Up, Roll Up! The carnival comes back to Cabinteely Park on Sunday September 10th 2017. Our troupe of Phenomenal Performers will be on hand to amaze, astound and astonish at the annual Cabinteely Carnival between 1pm and 5pm the day. The Carnival will take place in front of Cabinteely House, and is a free family fun day out featuring circus performers, activities and a chance to learn some circus skills.
The 3rd Annual Phoenix Park Honey Show will take place on Sunday, 10th September 2017. This event is free with family activities, lectures, tours and lots of honey and associated products.
Welcome to the lucan festival 9th annual family fun day. Lots to do rafting down the weir, bouncy castle for the children face painting, balloon shapes. International food stalls. The Philippines Mexico Spain Thai Hungarian and a few more. 2 stages with live performances with local talent and some international performance. Local business craft stalls some charity stalls the big duck race a family favourite. Please remember to keep lucan village tidy please bin your litter we have bin located in the village. Most important enjoy the day this is your festival.
Join us on what promises to be a wonderful FREE day out for all the family. For the kids there's face-painting, henna, quizzes, games, and loads of fun activities. For the foodies there's a BBQ as well as food stalls from around the world. There'll also be clothes, perfume and organic food stalls. Indoor activities will be provided so come along regardless of the weather.
Join the fabulous Lynda O'Connor & Sylvia Roberts (violins) and Aura Stone (Double Bass) for this fun and entertaining trip into the 17th and 18th centuries to find out more about the Baroque composers Bach, Vivaldi & Handel! Designed for the pre-schooler and older child up to 7 or 8, this concert is all about interacting with the music in a totally natural way. Making sounds, dancing, dressing up, standing completely still with mouth wide open, it’s all good with us! We have play mats, lego, colouring, and musical worksheets for older children. All are welcome to come and have a closer look at the instruments at the end of the concert.
The 12th Lock Harvest Festival promises to be a fun-filled afternoon with a food village, vintage stalls, arts and crafts, face painting and lots more taking place on Sunday 10th September at the 12th Lock, on the beautiful banks of the Royal Canal at Castleknock Marina, Castleknock, Dublin 15.