Concertino Pannolino

Music | Ages 0 to 1

A cellist, a flautist-percussionist; a woman, a man; a mother, a father enter the world of babies and those who care for them. Listening to silence, sighs…

Casa

Theatre | Ages 1 to 4

Home. A place where me is just me. A place to live and share experiences; to eat, sleep, take a bath. A home to explore and invent, a place that changes as I…

BAKE!

Theatre | Ages 4 to 6

Sift the flour, beat the eggs, add the butter, sprinkle the sugar … now, Bake! Enter the busy basement kitchen of the Queen’s palace as preparations are …

Guess How Much I Love You

Puppet Theatre | Ages 4 to 7

Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare as far as he can reach and as high as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare loves him as far as his long arms can…

Saol Faoi Shráid

Puppet Theatre | Ages 4 to 8

Ríbín and Glibín go in search of treasure! When a map falls into their underground home from the world above, they, along with their friends, go on a big adventure…

Paper World

Clown Comedy | Ages 4+

Using massive sheets of paper, Mimirichi transforms the stage into a shadow screen, a playground and a foil for their fantastic comic timing. Full of…

A Mano

Puppet Theatre | Ages 6+

A Mano is the story of a small character with a great desire to escape from his newfound reality. It is a love story; a story about small failures, a potter’s wheel…

The Wolf and Peter

Dance | Ages 6+

Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf is one of the most famous pieces of music ever written. The award-winning CoisCéim Dance Theatre takes this timeless story…

Up to Speed

Theatre | Ages 8+

Barnaby and Jade are complete opposites. Have you ever met a person who is a little unusual? Whose mind seems to work a bit differently? Who…

Up to Speed (Tuam)

Theatre | Ages 8+

Barnaby and Jade are complete opposites. Have you ever met a person who is a little unusual? Whose mind seems to work a bit differently? Who…

Me, Michael

Theatre | Ages 10 to 15

‘Me, Michael’ is the story of a young boy living in Donegal in 1936. When we first meet him it’s hard to understand why some of the locals say he doesn’t fit in…

A History of Play

Exhibition | Ages 3 to 12

An art exhibition that invites you to come, stay and play! Artist Eamon O’Kane will transform the ground floor of the gallery into an interactive installation inspired…

SkyDome

Planetarium | Ages 6+

Come experience the wonder of the cosmos without having to travel astronomical distances. In the SkyDome Mobile Planetarium, children are invited…

Dance Your Heart Out!

Disco | Ages 6+

Come dance your heart out as DJ Will Softly selects a fantastic mix of the most irresistible World Dance music on the planet, along with your favourite chart…

Brick Flicks

Animation | Ages 8 to 12

Ever wanted to make your own Lego movie? In this hands-on learning experience, children work in small groups to create a set, storyboard and plan for…

Book Doctor

Literature | All Ages

Finished a series and not sure what to read next? Just can't find a book that interests you? Come along and meet the Book Doctor who will chat with you…

International Touring

Talks and Discussions | Adults

Are you creating a new children's show with touring in mind? Ever wondered what makes an international tour go off without a hitch? Our expert panel will…

European Funding

Talks and Discussions | Adults

Are you trying to get your hands on European funding for a new work? Are European funded projects accessible to Irish artists? Is the funding worth the…

Creative Exploration

Arts & Crafts | All Ages

Be curious, play and invent in an amazing creative space designed for young and old together. Using materials that are a joy to the senses such as wool, plastic…

Journey to the Stars

Arts & Crafts | Ages 2 to 3 Family

Travel beyond the sky to the stars on an adventure with experienced early years artists. Through storytelling, drawing and construction, you and your little one will…

Making Together

Arts & Crafts | Ages 7+ Family

Take time out to share ideas and conversation in the relaxing atmosphere of the Happy Heart Zone. Together you will explore your imaginations, making…

Creative Arts - Early Years

Workshop | Teachers

Explore how hands-on creative activities can help you deliver the principles and themes of Aistear.…

Creative Arts - Primary

Workshop | Teachers

Explore how hands-on creative activities can help you deliver the principles and themes of the Primary school curriculum…

Hands-On Healing

Workshop | Art & Play Therapists

Using items which are a delight to the senses such as wool, paper, plastics, fabric, tubing and foam, these materials enhance the visual experience…

A History of Play

Workshop | Ages 3 to 7 Family

Explore a wonderfully interactive exhibition in a family workshop facilitated by Naomi Draper…

Family Puppetry Workshop

Workshop | Ages 4+ Family

Parents and children join the company on stage to learn how puppet characters are designed and manipulated. Enjoy an interactive activity designed to inspire a…

Puppetry Demonstration

Workshop | Adults

Jim Morrow, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s Artistic Director and creator of the play, Guess How Much I Love You & I Love My Little Storybook, will conduct…

CoisCéim Dance

Workshop | Primary Teachers

Led by an experienced choreographer, CoisCéim Dance Education workshops provide teachers with the opportunity to engage in varied…

Creative Textiles (Families)

Workshop | Ages 8+ Family

Looking at everyday textiles, we explore ways waste can be minimized by reimagining their use. Facilitated by textile and interiors designer…

Creative Textiles (Schools)

Workshop | Schools 3rd - 6th Class

Looking at everyday textiles, we explore ways textile waste can be minimized by reimagining their use to create a variety of functional and creatively…

Create Wearable Designs

Workshop | Schools 3rd - 6th Class

Explore the process of designing and creating wearables and jewellery by examining the recycle bin and bringing new life to everyday objects found in…

Global Teachers Award

Workshop | Primary Teachers

This workshop offers educators a solid foundation for approaching issues such as global justice, development, human rights, diversity and sustainability as…

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children : 17th – 23rd October 2016
Hynes Building, St Clares Walk, Merchant’s Road, Galway, Ireland
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