October - International Children's Arts Festival

Details for the following events have been sent directly to schools:


Monday 4th Oct  & Tuesday 5th Oct

Film Screening with Cinemagic Film Festival for Young People (Los Angeles, Dublin, Belfast)

'Remember The Titans' film screenings for Secondary Level pupils.


Wednesday 6th Oct  & Thursday 7th Oct

‘Put a finger on your lips …and listen carefully to my tips !’ Lexy Higgins Poet – (Northern Ireland)

Poetry Reading & Workshop with Lexy Higgins

Fabulous Poetry with Lexy sharing her poems and working with children to compose their own works.


Tuesday 12th Oct – Down In The Garden – Sticky Fingers Theatre Company (Co.Louth)

Down in the garden there is a secret hidden world of tiny creatures we never notice. But t ake a closer look between the plants, under leaves and in the grass and you could meet our creepy crawly friendlies. Join us on our outdoor adventure to explore this backyard land and discover that mini beasts live in a world very different to ours!

A bright, funny production for young children – through story, live music and dance.

Directed by Sharon McArdle with Scenography by Andrew Clancy.


Public Workshop

The Big Draw

Saturday 9th October

Ages: Open to everyone!

Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm

Admission: Free


The Big Draw 2010 – The National Campaign for Drawing, Giant Painting Day with Artist Zoë Gaston (Northern Ireland)

Come along today for a free drawing workshop for all ages with professional Artist Zoë Gaston.

Session begins at 11.00am to 1.00pm, come along for the full event or drop in at any time.

For ages 4 and up, wear old clothes – this could get messy!



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