Events

#CreateAtHome - Making Flowers & Drawing Cats and Bunnies

#CreateAtHome - Making Flowers & Drawing Cats and Bunnies

Wed 1 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

#CreateAtHome - There are plenty of useful tutorials online and today Paula & her children tried their hands at making flowers and drawing cats and bunnies!

Pop over to our Blog to see how they got on!



#CreateAtHome - Spring Flowers

#CreateAtHome - Spring Flowers

Thu 2 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

#CreateAtHome - Sophia is 4 years old and she made flowers using egg boxes, which she painted and then used sticks from the garden for the stems. 

Pop over to our Blog for Instructions.



Cancelled - Be Our Guest

Cancelled - Be Our Guest

Coolmine Musical Society

Fri 3 - Sat 4 Apr 2020

Please Note: This event has been cancelled.
Our box-office team will be in touch with all ticket holders over the coming days to offer refunds or transfer of credit into Draiocht Gift Vouchers. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



#CreateAtHome - Easter Bunny & Alien Bunny

#CreateAtHome - Easter Bunny & Alien Bunny

Mon 6 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

#CreateAtHome - Today Albie and Paula show us how to magically transform some empty toilet rolls into Easter Bunnies ... Watch out for the Alien though!

Pop over to our Blog for Instructions.



#ShowUsYourArt - Week 2 EASTER

#ShowUsYourArt - Week 2 EASTER

Mon 6 - Thu 9 Apr 2020

#ShowUsYourArt - Week 2 EASTER

We are missing all our mini-artists and hope you are busy at home creating a variety of projects. Draíocht's Artists would love to see how you are getting on at home and want you to 'Show Us Your Art'! -- Its easy to enter and we'll suggest different themes over the coming weeks, while also giving you some helpful tips & ideas on our Blog.

Simply take a photo of your child's art work and email it to Paula Nolan Quinn at paula@draiocht.ie by the deadline each week. Tell us your child's first name & age (this may be posted on social media with your permission with their gorgeous artwork for all to enjoy).

We hope to have an exhibition of some of the works entered later in the year so keep your work safe!

Week 2 Theme: EASTER
Enter your art by email to: paula@draiocht.ie
Deadline Week 2: Thursday 9 April 11am. We'll pick 3 random winners and prizes include Draíocht Movie Tickets and Chocolatey Treats (delivered to you after we're all back in action!)

Let's get creating! We are super excited for you to #ShowUsYourArt



Rescheduled - Moana

Rescheduled - Moana

Tue 7 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - SAT 19 SEPT
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to Sat 19th Sept (FROM 07 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Rescheduled - Judy

Rescheduled - Judy

Wed 8 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - WED 23 SEPT
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to Wed 23 Sept (FROM 08 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Cancelled - Maura Laverty - This Was Your Life

Cancelled - Maura Laverty - This Was Your Life

Thu 9 Apr 2020

Please Note: This event has been cancelled.
Our box-office team will be in touch with all ticket holders over the coming days to offer refunds or transfer of credit into Draiocht Gift Vouchers. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



#CreateAtHome - Easter Pinata

#CreateAtHome - Easter Pinata

Thu 9 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

#CreateAtHome - You won't want to boink this Easter Piñata on the head ... its too gorgeous!

Pop over to our Blog to see how Olive and her children got on making them!



Cancelled - Tiny Dancer

Cancelled - Tiny Dancer

Wed 15 Apr 2020

Please Note: This event has been cancelled.
Our box-office team will be in touch with all ticket holders over the coming days to offer refunds or transfer of credit into Draiocht Gift Vouchers. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Rescheduled - Luan Parle Never Say Goodbye

Rescheduled - Luan Parle Never Say Goodbye

Thu 16 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - FRI 11 SEPT
PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to Fri 11th Sept (FROM 16 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Rescheduled - Don Baker Band - The Blues Man Tour

Rescheduled - Don Baker Band - The Blues Man Tour

Fri 17 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - FRI 09 OCT
PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to Fri 9th October (FROM 17 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Rescheduled - Laughter Lounge LIVE Tour

Rescheduled - Laughter Lounge LIVE Tour

Sat 18 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - THU 22 OCT
PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to Thurs 22 October (FROM 18 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Exploring Stamping And Stencilling With Anne Cradden

Exploring Stamping And Stencilling With Anne Cradden

Draíocht and Early Years - Exploring More With Early Years Arts

Mon 20 Apr 2020 10AM-10.50AM & 11.45AM-12.35PM (50 MINS) Draíocht Workshop Room / Age 2-4 yrs // €5 Per Child Per Workshop (accompanying adult is free)

Explore the fabulous shapes and colours that can be created with stamping; play with pre-made stamps to see the magic of stencilling and mixing of inks. This workshop has been created to gently support you and your child's engagement of our current exhibition. Printing is fun, and is also messy, so make sure to DRESS FOR MESS.

Workshop Notes:
This series of individual monthly workshops is intended to allow you and your child to explore printing and to celebrate the exhibition MAKing Art: PRINTing in two different ways with two different artists. There will be mess but there will also be fun! Cost: €5 Per Child Per Workshop (Accompanying Adult is Free). Booking and further information from Box Office on 01-8852622. These workshops are designed for children aged 2-4 years. Please respect age limits as each workshop has been designed especially for this age range. All children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child. These sessions are only suitable for one parent/guardian and accompanying child (without siblings).

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Exploring The Art Of Silk Screen Printing

Exploring The Art Of Silk Screen Printing

Secondary School Workshop with Artist Neil Dunne

Tue 21 Apr 2020 10AM-11.30AM or 12.30PM-2PM Draiocht Workshop Room // €45 per class

After a facilitated visit to the current printing exhibition 'Making Art: Printing', exhibition artist, Neil Dunne, will lead a response workshop where he will introduce and demonstrate the process of silk screen printing. Students will create prints onto paper, using inks and adding elements with markers, paint and pencil work, responding directly to the artists own exhibition works.

Workshop Notes:
10AM-11.30AM or 12.30PM-2PM
Age Range: 1st yr - 6th yr students 
Cost: €45 per class
Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list. Please get in touch with Paula on 01-8098029 if cost is an issue for your school. Max of 30 students per class.

Teachers: Subscribe to our Teachers Ezine

Downton Abbey (2019)
  • Friends Special Price Event

Downton Abbey (2019)

Wed 22 Apr 2020 7.30PM Main Auditorium // €7.50 / €6 conc

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime Emmy Awards and 69 Emmy nominations in total, making Downton Abbey the most nominated non-US television show in the history of the Emmys - even earning a Special BAFTA award and a Guinness World Record for the highest critically rated TV show along the way.

Starring: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Tuppence Middleton, Hugh Bonneville. Dir: Michael Engler

CERT: PG   Language: English   Dur: 122 mins
In association with Access Cinema

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Rescheduled - Arts + Health: Check Up Check In 2020

Rescheduled - Arts + Health: Check Up Check In 2020

Ireland’s leading national arts and health event

Thu 23 - Fri 24 Apr 2020

NEW DATE
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to 23 & 24 Nov (FROM 23 & 24 APRIL).
Tickets on sale from: www.artsandhealth.ie
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Family Day: Unpack, Reuse And Stamp

Family Day: Unpack, Reuse And Stamp

Sat 25 Apr 2020 12PM-3PM Draíocht Galleries // FREE

Aoife Scott prints onto plastic, using plastic and creates beautiful 3D work. Meet Aoife and be inspired by her ideas of recycling and re-using materials through art. We will use some non-traditional printing materials, creating stamps from plastic packaging to make prints of our own.

FAMILY DAY NOTES:
Sessions Are Free, But Space Is Limited. Max 50 per workshop.
Session 1: 12PM-12.50PM
Session 2: 1PM-1.50PM
Session 3: 2PM-2.50PM
Dress for Mess. Unless otherwise stated workshops are designed for children from 5-10 years, though younger and older siblings are welcome to take part. Please be aware that Draíocht’s Family Days are not designed for groups. All children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child!

Booking by phone 01-8852622

Rescheduled - The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh 2020

Rescheduled - The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh 2020

Sat 25 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - THU 03 SEPT
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled to Thu 03 September (FROM 25 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



I AM BABA
  • Friends Special Price Event

I AM BABA

Anna Newell Theatre Adventures In Association with The Civic, Tallaght

Sun 26 Apr - Sun 10 May 2020 Draíocht Studio // €5 per baby (accompanying adult free)

SUN 26 APR, TUE 28 APR, SUN 10 MAY / 12 NOON, 1PM, 2PM
Draíocht Studio // €5 per baby (accompanying adult free) / Age 0-12 months / Dur 20 mins


I AM BABA is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell and composer David Goodall. Their shows for early years have been seen on five continents, off-Broadway and in every single Sure Start in Belfast.

I AM BABA is a magical adventure of song, lights and textures for babies aged 0-12 months. It’s a show about identity, agency and personhood. For babies. I AM BABA is full of gorgeous live harmony singing and playful objects – jellyfish-like scarves dance and tiny lights fly in this intimate immersive performance which happens inside a specially designed tent that holds just 6 babies – each with their one adult guest.

I AM BABA was the International Early Childhood Arts Commission funded by the 4 Dublin Local Authorities in 2017 through Arts Council Ireland’s Invitation to Collaboration Fund. This national tour was funded by the Arts Council. In association with The Civic, Tallaght.
www.annanewell.co.uk
 

PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to 26th and 28th April and 10th May at 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm (FROM 26-28 MARCH). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19

​Booking by phone 01-8852622.​



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Rescheduled - The Legends of American Country Show

Rescheduled - The Legends of American Country Show

Sun 26 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - TUE 25 AUGUST
PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to 25 August (FROM 29 MARCH & 26 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19



Focus On Printing with Aoife Scott

Focus On Printing with Aoife Scott

Drypoint & Mono-Printing Workshops for Primary Schools

Mon 27 - Tue 28 Apr 2020 10AM-11.30AM or 12.15PM-1.45PM Draiocht Workshop Room / Age Range: 3rd-6th Class Pupils // €45 per class

After a facilitated exploration of the exhibition MAKing Art: PRINTing, featured artist Aoife Scott will lead a workshop introducing basic printing skills. Using a number of different techniques and our printing press, pupils experience the magic of making plates and printing. The process of printing encourages not only thoughts and ideas, but experimenting with layering, colours, shapes, lines and textures in new ways with unexpected outcomes.

Limited to 1 class per school but other classes are welcome to be part of a waiting list.
Please get in touch with Paula 01-8098029 if cost is an issue for your school. Max of 30 pupils per class.

Booking by phone 01-8852622

Rescheduled - The Glen Campbell Story - Gentle on My Mind

Rescheduled - The Glen Campbell Story - Gentle on My Mind

Thu 30 Apr 2020

NEW DATE - THU 11 FEB 2021
PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled to Thurs 11th Feb 2021 (FROM 30 APRIL). We are in the process of contacting all customers to transfer tickets to the new date or arrange refunds.
https://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/draiocht_update_coronavirus_covid_19