Events - Archive: May 2018

3 May - 5 May
Seedlings Early Years Workshops - May

We kick off our new monthly early-years programme Seedlings with a special workshop perfect for children ages 2-4 to get creative with their older relatives.

7 May
Fun Size Jazz!

Give jazz a try at The Ark as accomplished musicians share short performances of new ideas for young audiences in our new Fun-Size Jazz series. In partnership with Improvised Music Company.

18 May - 20 May
Hocus Pocus

We regret to announce that due to injury, these performances of Philippe Saire’s Hocus Pocus at The Ark as part of #DDF2018 have been cancelled. We are currently working on rescheduling this event for later in the year. Please check back here for updates in the coming days. The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival will be in contact with everyone who has purchased a ticket from our respective box offices. If you haven’t heard from us by the end of Thursday 17th May, if you booked via us you can contact us on or +353 (0)1670 7788. Ticketholders who booked through DDF can contact them on or +353 (0)1 673 0660. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

27 May
Big Stories: Giant Pictures

Picture books are brought alive on the big screen by Sarah Bowie, Bethan Woollvin, John Kane & Peter Donnelly, as we welcome International Literature Festival Dublin back to The Ark.

27 May
Little Red: Family Fairytale Workshop

Step into a world of fairy-tales as you’ve never seen them before in this creative workshop with Bethan Woollvin. Presented by the International Literature Festival Dublin.

29 May - 15 Jun
Schools: Beats & Rhythms From Around the World

Perfect for school tours, take a trip around the globe through rhythm! Your class will learn all about drumming and rhythmic music styles from around the world as well as take part in a dynamic hands-on percussion workshop where they will experience how to play a group rhythm piece together as a band.

31 May - 2 Jun
Seedlings Early Years Workshops - June

The Paper Playground. Let’s leave the toys aside awhile to play with the packaging! In the second of our monthly early years programme Seedlings for ages 2-4, we explore the creative potential of paper!