Queen Fionnuala’s Funny Bone: For Ages 2-4

10 Jul - 31 Jul

Join this interactive workshop for toddlers and together let’s see if we can turn Queen Fionnuala’s palace into a giddy, grinning gigglefest!

Queen Fionnuala’s Funny Bone: For Ages 2-4

Slapstick Performance Workshops

29 Jul - 8 Aug

Knocks, shocks, scratches and dings... Join performers Niamh McGrath and Keith Singleton for this active physical theatre and slapstick workshop packed with fun, games and hilarious ways of falling over!

Slapstick Performance Workshops

Gig 3: Stand Up Comedy for Families

2 Aug

Loads of laughter in our Family Comedy Club today as you have your funny bone tickled by Marcus Olaoire, Al Porter and Kevin Gildea.

Gig 3: Stand Up Comedy for Families

Gig 4: Stand Up Comedy for Families

3 Aug

Join Andrew Stanley, Reuben and Marcus Olaoire for an hour of jokes, anecdotes and crazy sketches for all the family to enjoy.

Gig 4: Stand Up Comedy for Families

The King of the Sea’s Party: For Ages 2-4

7 Aug - 28 Aug

It's party time under the sea. All the fish and sea creatures are busy polishing their scales and practicing their dance moves for the King of the Sea’s annual party

The King of the Sea’s Party: For Ages 2-4

A Boy and His Box

9 Aug - 10 Aug

Meet a boy and his cardboard box and his vivid imagination in this theatre show that will delight young audiences.

A Boy and His Box

Funny Pictures!

12 Aug - 15 Aug

Comedy drawing workshops with illustrator and theatre-maker Patrick Sanders

Funny Pictures!

Cracked!

16 Aug - 17 Aug

Join Pop Up Art for a witty and humorous theatre show with a clever twist on a well known children's story.

Cracked!

Summer Course for Teachers: Visual Arts

18 Aug

The Ark and the Dublin West Education Centre presents a highly creative summer course for primary school teachers focusing on a Visual Arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.

Summer Course for Teachers: Visual Arts

Stand Up Comedy Workshops

19 Aug - 22 Aug

So you think you're funny? Do you like making people laugh? Want to pick up some tips and techniques from a professional comic?

Stand Up Comedy Workshops

Gig 5: Stand Up Comedy for Families

23 Aug

The final weekend of FunnyFest starts with a bang with Marcus Olaoire, Sharon Mannion and Paul Tylak flexing their comedy muscles for a family audience.

Gig 5: Stand Up Comedy for Families

Gig 6: Stand Up Comedy for Families

24 Aug

The final stand up gig of FunnyFest - and what a show to finish on! We have Andrew Stanley at the steering wheel with Totally Wired (Ireland's oldest and least successful boyband) and the brilliant Joe Rooney.

Gig 6: Stand Up Comedy for Families

A Mano

27 Sep - 28 Sep

Part of the Dublin Theatre Festival Family Season 2014. A Mano is a story, told with clay, about a small character with a great desire to escape from a shop window and those who inhabit it.

A Mano

The Way Back Home

30 Sep - 4 Oct

World premiere as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival Family Season 2014. When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer would do: he flies into outer space!

The Way Back Home

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy

5 Oct - 7 Oct

Part of the Dublin Theatre Festival Family Season 2014. Inside an enchanting travelling theatre tent, discover a storyteller who shares a timeless tale...a boy made of cheese who goes on an intergalactic journey to find home!

The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy

The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean

9 Oct - 12 Oct

Part of the Dublin Theatre Festival Family Season 2014. The clues are in the pages of The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean

Younger Critics’ Panel 2014

11 Oct

The Younger Critics’ Panel hosted by The Ark will see five 8 to 12 year old children review productions in the Dublin Theatre Festival’s Family Season.

Younger Critics’ Panel 2014