Halloween is fast approaching, but before diving into all those spooky-scary events, let's enjoy our city in a serene autumnal mood:
Sculpture in Context in the National Botanic Gardens - 9 Sept - 14 Oct
Dublin Theatre Festival (various locations) - 28 Sept - 15 Oct
Dublin Festival of History (various locations) - 29 Sept - 14 Oct
Festival of Inclusion 2017 (various locations) - 6 - 14 October
Red Line Book Festival (various locations) - 11 - 15 October
Open House Dublin (various locations) - 13 - 15 October
Halloween Harvest Display in the National Botanic Gardens - from 14 October
Children's Workshops in the National Botanic Gardens - 14 October
Family Day at Lexicon - 14 October
We have already confirmed the fab Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve for their Pug-a-Doodle-Do shows and we have storytellers, workshops, launches, music performances and much more! No booking required, first come, first served for all events.
Drop in anytime from 11am-12.30 this Saturday, perfect for kids from 4-8 years old (with their grown-ups).
Inspired by true stories and performed in a traditional Mongolian Yurt, this show uses stprytelling, shadow puppetry, comedy, clowning and live music to tell a big story in an intimate way.
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.
During these free sketching workshops for families we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook along or avail of the drawing materials provided. No booking required, although numbers may be limited. Suited for ages 6+.
Pumpkinfest and Craft Fair 2017 in Skerries ET - 15 October
Skerries Educate Together National School presents its second annual Pumpkinfest and Craft Fair on Sunday 15th October in the school grounds, from 2pm to 5pm. It promises to be a fun-filled afternoon, with activities for all the family, and a craft fair featuring a wide range of high quality, locally produced craftworks. The event is open to the public, and is the school’s major fundraising event of 2017.