Events - Archive:

1 Dec - 30 Dec
Tracks in the Snow - The Henry Girls

Back by popular demand this Christmas, follow the heavenly harmonies of The Henry Girls into an enchanting world of winter!

30 Nov
Schools: Scottish Music Gig

Acclaimed Scottish Folk group Kilda perform a special one-off gig for children at The Ark to celebrate St Andrew's Day.

23 Nov
Talk for Grown-ups: The Ombudsman for Children

In the week of Universal Children’s Day and as we acknowledge the 25th Anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), we have invited Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children to give a talk for adults.

19 Nov
Family Talk: My Place in Space

How was our Solar System made? How do we smash an atom? Did you know that we are all made from star dust? Find out in this special space-themed Science Week event

17 Nov - 18 Nov
Music Gigs: SPACE

Always popular with The Ark's audience, Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden invite children aged 6+ to take part in a musical exploration into space! Part of Science Week at The Ark

16 Nov
Talk for Grown-ups: I Still Want to Go to Space

Join Dr Niamh Shaw in conversation as she shares the science of space travel in her naturally engaging and warm style. A talk for adults that will change your relationship with space and inspire you to embrace STEM in new and interactive ways

11 Nov
Exploring Winter Through Music: CPD for Teachers

Lorna McLaughlin, who is a member of the band The Henry Girls, will lead teachers in a hands-on music workshop working with songs and music material from our winter music show Tracks in the Snow which was commissioned by The Ark and written by The Henry Girls especially for young audiences.

8 Nov - 9 Nov
Children’s voices: Are we listening?

We welcome Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership who will host a 2-day sectoral event as part of its 20-year anniversary celebrations. In partnership with Dublin Book Festival.

4 Nov - 5 Nov
Strange Feathers

We are delighted to welcome Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre to The Ark for the first time with this beautiful show for our youngest audiences.

3 Nov
Spooky Songs and Sounds Workshop

Create your own fun and spooky music, soundscapes and songs for the week that’s in it with the help of Lorna McLaughlin, a member of the band The Henry Girls.