Events - Archive: January 2015

6 Dec - 10 Jan
The Winter Art Studio for Families

The Winter Art Studio is a fun and creative experience that enables the whole family to engage with and create visual art together.

24 Jan
Drama and Fairy Tale in the Classroom

Fairy tales are full of wonderful drama, with endless possibilities to play and learn. Experienced Educational Drama practitioner Sarah FitzGibbon will lead this dynamic CPD event to generate ideas and explore approaches to delivering the drama curriculum. Using the rich potential offered by the classic fairy tale, Sarah will demonstrate how they can be used as a spring board for drama work in your classroom.

29 Jan - 30 Jan
King of the Sea’s Trad Party

It's party time under the sea. All the fish and sea creatures are busy polishing their scales and practicing their jigs and reels dance steps for the King of the Sea’s once a year féile.

30 Jan
Trad Gig for Schools: Kíla

A trad music treat for schools as outstanding Irish band Kíla bring their hip-shaking, smile-making, funky, groovy brand of trad to The Ark this Tradfest. Don't miss their interactive and eclectic music which is simply brimming with energy and vitality.

31 Jan
Family Trad Gig: Kíla

Outstanding Irish band Kíla bring their hip-shaking, smile-making, funky, groovy brand of trad to The Ark this Tradfest. Don't miss their wonderfully interactive and eclectic music which is simply brimming with energy and vitality.

31 Jan - 1 Feb
Children’s Open Trad Session 2015

Grab your chance for to come and play in a real trad session! Drop in to our open trad seisiún, especially for children, led by members of Ceoltóirí Chluain Tarbh, a long established and highly active Irish music organisation.

31 Jan - 1 Feb
Children’s Crafts Club 2015

This year the Tradfest children’s crafts club travels under the sea. Try your hand at a variety of fun traditional crafts using different materials.

31 Jan - 1 Feb
Uilleann Pipes Demonstration

Join pipe makers and players from Na Píobairí Uilleann and see how these intriguing native Irish instruments are made – starting from the surprising beginnings of just a few small pieces of wood.