Events - Archive: Ages 8-12

12 Oct - 15 Oct
We Come From Far Far Away

Inside the theatre is a big tent. Inside the big tent is a smaller tent. Inside this smaller tent is a boy.

30 Sep - 3 Oct
If Only Rosa Could Do Magic

A deliciously funny and bittersweet clown show full of charm and sparkle!

22 Sep
Culture Night at The Ark 2017

This culture night, as organisations across Ireland throw open their doors for free-events, The Ark presents a mini music performance trail in our unique building.

22 Jul - 13 Aug
Visual Art Workshops: Animal Shapeshifters!

FINAL WEEKEND! This is your chance to work with artist and shape-shifter, Jole Bortoli, who will help you explore the world of animals through drawing and painting, 3D construction, and sculpting.

8 Jul - 16 Jul
Children’s Council Taster Workshops

Children interested in being part of The Ark Children's Council 2017/18 can get a taste of what our council sessions are like with these free drama workshops with Shaun Dunne.

1 Jul - 27 Aug
The Beautiful Beasts Exhibition!

Free Entry! Visit a weird and wonderful collection of animal sculptures. Along with a brand new limestone seal, amongst these quirky, lovable animals you will find a flying horse, a tortoise with a secret story and a toucan in disguise!

25 Jun
Hip-Hopping, Toe-Tapping Trad with JIGGY!

Mixing traditional Irish dance tunes and hip-hop beats from the 1990s, this fun and unusual family gig promises “serious toe-tap-ability.” Don’t miss this truly unique 8-piece music collective.

24 Jun - 25 Jun
Test Drive an Instrument!

Free Entry! Have a go at playing different kinds of music on one of a range of instruments and styles at these fun drop-in sessions for beginners.

24 Jun
Discovery Trail: Music Rooms

A chance to get a taste of 3 fresh family music performances at an early stage whilst getting to see a number of behind-the-scenes buildings and spaces in Temple Bar.

23 Jun - 24 Jun
Concert: Shakespeare’s Music Mix

A fun and accessible musical introduction to the world of Shakespeare. Let The Gregory Walkers take you on a fun and cheeky journey through the great bard’s lifetime using a ‘Top 20’ of the Shakespearean music that featured in his plays – complete with pirates, treasure maps and villains!