Events - Archive: Ages 8-12

5 Dec - 30 Dec
How to Catch a Star

We welcome Branar Téatar do Pháistí back to The Ark for the festive season with their gorgeous adaptation of Oliver Jeffers' best-selling picture book.

30 Nov
Schools: The Routes Quartet

To celebrate St Andrew's Day, the Scottish Government in Ireland present a special one-off gig for schools.

17 Nov
Life on Mars - Let’s make a Habitat!

What do humans need to stay alive and work efficiently on Earth? How could we meet these needs in space? Find out in these fun, science-based workshops for ages 10-12 with Dr Niamh Shaw. Part of Science Week 2018

15 Nov - 16 Nov
Schools: Drama & Dreams Inspired by Space

Dr Niamh Shaw will visit your school to deliver a science based workshop created to ignite a love of STEM. The workshop teaches children about astronomy in a fun and engaging way, through presentation, storytelling and drama. Part of Science Week 2018.

13 Nov - 14 Nov
Schools: Chemical Composition - Making Music with H2O

Composer Nick Roth will visit your school to lead children in examining the chemical composition of water through music. For 1st-3rd or 4th-6th Classes. Part of Science Week 2018.

1 Nov - 3 Nov
Half Light

We welcome Bombinate Theatre to The Ark with this engaging and heartwarming show for ages 8+.

29 Oct
Dracula’s Disco 2018

Get in the spooky spirit with Dracula’s own DJ spinning the decks and scratching vinyl for our free family music and dance party in Meeting House Square.Part of the Bram Stoker Festival 2018.

27 Oct - 4 Nov
Animation Art Show Exhibition & Auction 2018

The Ark is delighted to welcome back the Animation Art Show - an art exhibition and auction in aid of Irish children's charities.

10 Oct - 14 Oct
The Young King

Story by Oscar Wilde. Adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom.

8 Aug - 11 Aug
One Day Circus Skills & Performance Workshops

Roll up, roll up this summer as we join forces with Street Theatre Ireland for a mini festival of circus skills and performance for children!