Events - Archive: May 2015

28 Mar - 2 May
Once Upon a Picture Exhibition

Every artwork has a story to tell! Sometimes worlds cross over and strange things happen - humans take on animal form, objects shrink or grow, people dream enchanted dreams and things are not always as they seem. A free exhibition for ages 4+

2 May
Talk: The Making of Song of The Sea

Don’t miss your chance to discover the story behind Song of The Sea, the animated feature film by Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon, in this special talk with Director Tomm Moore and Assistant Director Fabian Erlinghauser.

14 May - 15 May
Hatch: An Early Years Incubator Project

Over the course of a week, we are working with three artists to develop some exciting new ideas for events for children aged 2-4. Be part of this process and take a sneak peek!

16 May
The Paper Princess

Monkeyshine Theatre Company presents The Paper Princess, a delightful show for younger children based on the book by Elisa Kleven. For Ages 3-7. Part of International Literature Festival Dublin 2015

16 May
Petr Horáček: The Mouse Who Ate the Moon

Author Petr Horáček gives a reading of his much-loved tale. For ages 4+. Part of International Literature Festival Dublin

16 May
Picturing Stories with Chris Haughton

Join Chris Haughton, author of the award-winning 'Shh! We Have a Plan', for a mixture of stories, pictures, puppets, action and participation to delight young readers. For ages 4+. Part of ILFD 2015

17 May
Nicola Davies: Heroes of the Wild

Meet author and zoologist Nicola Davies as she shares the secrets of her work with animals from all over the world. For ages 7-10. Part of International Literature Festival Dublin

17 May
Book Clinic: Meet the Book & Doodle Doctors

Are you a young reader? Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Then pop along to the Book Clinic! Free event for all ages. Part of International Literature Festival Dublin.

17 May
Trail Tales

Become part of a knee-high board game (created by Spanish designers Milimbo) and create your own fairy tales. For ages 3-9 and their families. Part of International Literature Festival Dublin

17 May
Bestselling Besties: Judi Curtin & Sarah Webb

Bestselling authors Judi Curtin and Sarah Webb have been friends for many years.
 Find out where they first met and how they help each other’s writing in this very special event.