Events for the weekend (18&19 Nov)


Plenty to do this weekend in Dublin! Have some winter fun before the festive craze starts! ;) 


South Dublin on Ice at Tallaght Stadium - 17 Nov - 14 Jan



Dundrum on Ice - 27 Oct - 14 Jan



Yarn Storytelling festival, Bray (various locations) - 11 - 19 Nov



Yarn Storytelling festival in Killruddery House - 11 & 18 Nov


Yarn returns to the Shoot Room at Killruddery Farm Market with two events this Novemeber. We will have the fire lit, ready for some of Ireland's finest storytelling, suitable for a family audience but not very little ones. There is no need to book for these events and they are free to all, but come early as space is limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. 


Science Week (various locations) - 12 - 19 Nov


Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival - 18 Nov - 23 Dec



Music Gigs: Space in the Ark - 18 Nov


Using unusual sounds on unfamiliar instruments, SPACE will take you on an imaginative voyage to the stars complete with orbiting instruments, galactic games and original songs. Musicians Nico and Martin bring you an interactive music performance featuring their trademark wit, gentle energy and a little bit of chaos. Suitable for kids over 6. 


Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model film-screening in The New Theatre - 18 Nov


Suitable for teenagers. Tickets are €10 per person.


Survival: Staying Warm workshop in Turvey Park - 18 Nov


Learn how primitive man would have stayed warm whilst living in the forest. A survival event were we will be making small fires using natural material and trying different methods before finishing with toasted marshmallows and smoors. Booking is essential.


Santa arrives at the ILAC - 18 Nov



Dublin Science Week Family Open Day at the Convention Centre - 18 Nov


Join us for a fun filled family day of scientific shows and workshops at the Convention Centre Dublin. Allow Scientific Sue to blow your mind as you join her on her latest journey of scientific discovery - the magical world of bubbles! With the help of lots of volunteers, Sue will attempt to show many incredible bubble tricks and the science behind them!


Jack and the Beanstalk in Lambert Puppet Theatre - 18 & 19 Nov



Santa Train at Rathwood - 18 & 19 Nov



Family Talk: My Place in Space in the Ark - 19 Nov


Exploring the story of our place in space, Dr Niamh Shaw merges astrophysics with particle physics in a highly interactive event aimed at all the family.


Talk like an Animal workshop in Poppintree Park and Lucan Demesne - 19 Nov


Learn how different animals communicate and try out some fun games as we attempt to chat like animals. Can you do a waggle dance like a bee, heed warning calls to avoid danger or follow a trail of smells to find food? Come along and find out! Booking is essential. 


Drop-in Family Session in the National Gallery - 19 Nov


Admission is free and no booking required.




Dublin at Christmas Swich On Event - 19 Nov






Bray Beach Winter Market - 19 Nov




Sunday Sketching at Hugh Lane Gallery - 19 Nov


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+.




Have Fun!