Events - Archive: Families

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 - 1 Dec
Seedlings Workshops - The Slime Sensorium

In the last Seedlings workshops of the year, we get messy with the creative possibilities of slippery and slimy stuff!

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

2 Nov - 3 Nov
Seedlings Workshops: Plaster Caster

Plaster is amazing! Its transforms from powder to liquid to solid, it warms up as it transforms and it can take as many shapes and forms as we ask it to. It’s a messy but exciting business!

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.

6 Oct - 8 Oct
Night Light

A magical and poetic journey through the night, exploring children’s relationship with light.

27 Sep - 29 Sep

Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for our youngest audiences.