Events - Archive:

25 Feb
Storyboard Workshop: The Breadwinner

Cartoon Saloon, the creators of Oscar nominated Song of the Sea return to The Ark with a fun workshop to introduce their brand-new animated feature film The Breadwinner.

21 Feb - 24 Feb
Lego Animation Workshops

Make your own Lego movie in this hands-on workshop with Brick Flicks.

18 Feb
Foley Workshop: Creating Sounds for the Screen

Come join Caoimhe Doyle and Jean McGrath in an inspiring and fun Foley workshop looking at the often surprising ways that sound effects are is produced for film.

29 Jan
Early Years Music: The Quiet Tree

An intimate traditional music performance specifically designed for young children (aged 3-6) and their families.

29 Jan
Family Workshop: Jim Jam Jug Band

Learn to use a range of fun household objects to create music as you form your own family folk band for an afternoon!

28 Jan - 29 Jan
Children’s Crafts Club 2017

Try your hand at a variety of fun traditional crafts using different natural materials at this year’s Tradfest Children’s Crafts Club for Ages 4+.

28 Jan - 29 Jan
Children’s Open Trad Session 2017

If you’re aged 6+ and play an instrument, this is your chance to come and play in a real trad session!

28 Jan - 29 Jan
Give Trad a Try 2017

Have a go at playing traditional music on one of a range of instruments at these fun drop-in sessions for beginners.

27 Jan - 28 Jan
Trad Gigs for Children: MOXIE

Don’t miss your chance to catch a young band at the forefront of new Irish trad music in a series of special concerts for young audiences.

6 Dec - 7 Dec
The Ark on Tour: RIDICULOUS!

We're heading out to The Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon with our show full of crazy poems, silly songs and nonsense verse from some of the best loved children’s poets.