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.
Bringing the distinctive driving rhythms and speed of West Kerry trad to the stage, Pólca 4 will showcase their lively take on this unique regional style of Irish music with fun and energetic bilingual gigs for schools and families.
Have a go at playing traditional music on one of a range of instruments at our popular drop-in sessions for beginners. Part of the TradFest Children's Hub 2019
Try your hand at a variety of fun crafts using different materials at this year’s Tradfest Children’s Crafts Club for Ages 4+. Part of the TradFest Children's Hub 2019.
If you’re aged 6+ and play an instrument, this is your chance to come and play in a real trad session! Part of the TradFest Children's Hub 2019
Everyone's a drummer in this fun musical workshop for families to enjoy together! Part of the TradFest Children's Hub 2019
Enjoy a musical trip through an ordinary day in this fun concert for Ages 5+.
Discover an unusual cello you can play without having taken any lessons! A fun new music installation by composer Jonathan Nangle.
Find out more about composing for film - perfect for children aged 5-7 with an interest in music and film. Part of Fantastic Flix at The Ark.
Our Seedlings workshops offer opportunities to explore materials and the world around them through playful and engaging activities. Ideal for getting little ones (and their grown-up!) imagining and creating together.
In April 2019, we will present Ireland’s first ever annual international music festival for young audiences. You can look forward to lots of amazing music performances and exciting installations for children aged 2 to 12.
Throw the dice and enter a colourful and creative world of board games in this exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, London.
People all around the world have been playing X’s and O’s (also known as noughts and crosses or Tic Tac Toe) for thousands of years. Now it’s your turn to add your own unique, creative spin on this well-known game.
Award-winning game designer and developer Brenda Romero has been inventing games since she was a child, landing her first job in game design at the age of 15.
The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival present an engaging family show at the O'Reilly Theatre for ages 7+ that takes an amusing look at our relationship with others.
This fun dance workshop for ages 7-12 will incorporate hip hop and contemporary dance techniques.
A STEAM-based workshop on games and magnetism that can be tailored for Junior Infants to 6th Class.
We welcome International Literature Festival of Dublin back to The Ark again in 2019 with a day full of fun events featuring some of your favourite authors and books.