Learn To Play Music Day - SOLD OUT
With Castleknock School of Music / Mini Music & Instrumental Classes
Ever wondered what it would be like to play a piano, pluck a violin string or blow into a saxophone? Well, now you can with Castleknock School of Music’s ‘Learn to Play Music Day’, where you can come and try an instrument and it’s absolutely FREE. There are also ‘Mini Music Classes’ available for ages 6 months-8+ years. This promises to be a great afternoon to learn a little about music and have some fun.
Places are free but limited.
Advance booking essential on tel: 01-8852622.
Ages / Mini Music & Instrumental Classes / Times
6-24 mths / Mini Music: Busy Babies / 1.30-2.00pm
2-3 Yrs / Mini Music: Bonny Bluebirds / 2.10-2.40pm
3-4 Yrs / Mini Music: Red Robins / 2.50-3.20pm
4-5 Yrs / Mini Music: Pink Bears / 3.30-4.00pm
5-6 Yrs / Try it Out: Pathway to Piano / 3.30-4.00pm
5-6 Yrs / Mini Music: Yellow Bunnies / 4.00-4.30pm
5-6 Yrs / Try it Out: Adventures in Violin / 4.30-5.00pm
6-7 Yrs / Try it Out: Adventures in Violin / 3.30-4.00pm
6-7 Yrs / Try it Out: Gateway to Guitar / 4.00-4.30pm
6-7 Yrs / Mini Music: Green Frogs / 4.30-5.00pm
6-7 Yrs / Try it Out: Pathway to Piano / 5.00-5.30pm
7+ Yrs / Try it Out: Adventures in Violin / 4.00-4.30pm
7+ Yrs / Try it Out: Pathway To Piano / 4.30-5.00pm
7+ Yrs / Try it Out: Gateway to Guitar / 5.00-5.30pm
8+ Yrs / Try it Out: Flute/Clarinet/Sax / 2.50-3.30pm
Sensory Friendly Family Film
When Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from home and thrust into a dentist's office fish tank, Marlin finds himself the unlikely hero on an epic journey to rescue his son. In his quest, Marlin is joined by Dory, a Regal Blue Tang fish with the worst short-term memory and biggest heart in the entire ocean!
For this sensory friendly screening the volume is lowered, the auditorium lights are on low, we have restricted the capacity and viewers can make noise and move around the auditorium space if they wish.
KidKast Showcase 2016
KidKast Theatre School
KidKast Castleknock are delighted to be showcasing their year's work in Draíocht this year. Come see their fantastic students, ranging in age from 3-14 years, demonstrate their dancing, singing and acting skills. It's guaranteed to be a fun night of entertainment with something for everyone. Under the direction of Eunice McMenamin.
Get Creative with Orla Kelly
THU 28 APR & THU 23 JUN 2016
Age: 2 To 3 Years // €6 Per Session
Paint, stick, explore and discover. Orla will create more workshop wonders, by inventing new and curious environments aimed at supporting parents to get creative with their children. Sessions will be un-themed allowing parents and children to work spontaneously with the materials provided. This hour, which has become really popular in Draiocht, offers a creative and artistic experience to support parents in encouraging the creative growth of their children. Dress for mess!
Booking for each session opens at 10am 2 weeks before session date, so
14 APR - Booking Opens 10am for session on 28 APR
09 JUN - Booking Opens 10am for session on 23 JUN
Please respect age limits. These sessions are designed for 1 child and 1 accompanying adult.
Booking Tel: 01-8852622
Stagezone on Stage 2016
Stagezone Theatre School
Join the energetic young stars of Stagezone Theatre School with a show for all the family packed with great songs and dance routines from Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma, Mamma Mia, West Side Story and Legally Blonde. This is a wonderful opportunity for all their students to showcase their talents in musical theatre, hip hop dancing and comedy. Stagezone Theatre School operates from Draíocht with classes for boys and girls from 5-20 years of age.
Summer Projects 2016 - Fingal Film School
Mon 27 Jun-Fri 01 Jul 2016 // 10am-4pm
Age Range: 14-18 Years / Cost: €65
Want to learn how to make your own films? Over these 5 days, facilitated by CreateSchool, you will collaborate with other creatives to plan, script, storyboard, film, edit and learn how to effectively add audio to produce your own short films. Using mobile digital devices and a selection of apps you will gain skills and tips that you can take home and master with your own projects. The workshop will conclude with a screening of the films. These workshops are an initiative of Fingal Arts Office.
July & August
On a rainy day over the Irish summer you are very welcome to visit our galleries and explore our two exhibition spaces with your children.
Our friendly box office staff will assist you with paper, clipboards, colouring pencils and a handy page (and a cushion if you need one!) and give you ideas and games to help you while away a few hours.
Monkeyshine Theatre Company
Where do things go when you forget them? Losha is a magical creature that likes to collect things, small things, important things, things that have been forgotten. She shares the memories of half remembered stories and explores unexpected worlds where only secret dreams can take you. Set in a delicate world of light and shadows with objects and poetic dance. Losha is a sensitive tale made for or family audiences.
"A treat for all ages." Caomhan Keane Entertainment.ie
Summer Projects 2016 - Summer Song School - SOLD OUT
Mon 04- Fri 08 July 2016 / 10am-4pm
Thu 07 July 10am-8pm
Free Concert For Family & Friends On Thu 07 July At 7pm
Age Range: 14-18 Years / Cost: €65
Want to create songs and learn what it’s like to preform your songs live? Facilitated by SongSchool, these workshops are for those who are interested in just that: writing and recording songs, performing a concert, making a video, learning about music technology and meeting people who love music as much as they do ... not to mention forming bands and having fun! Participants receive a CD of their songs, a DVD of their videos and a certificate of participation.
Summer Projects 2016 - Crafty Adventures: Make A Puppet Theatre
Mon 11-Fri 15 July 2016 // €45
Workshop A: 6-8 Yrs // 10am-12pm
Workshop B: 9-13 Yrs // 12.45pm-2.45pm
During this year’s Crafty Adventures, we will scribble magnificent designs, cut amazing shapes, paint, splatter and print in blobs and splashes to create a magnificent puppet theatre. We will then glue together, doodle, shade and dress and decorate a puppet so, on the final day we can amaze with a marvelous puppet performance for family. Please respect age limits, dress for mess and don’t worry about coloring inside the lines.