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SPRING INTO ACTION WITH AN EGG-CELLENT BUTLERS CHOCOLATE EXPERIENCE!

16th March-18th April 2020

Address: Butlers Chocolate Experience

Website: www.butlerschocolate.com

Families looking for a fun filled Easter break will find it all at the Butlers Chocolate Experience in North Dublin this March & April! This Winnie–the– Pooh themed day out will uncover what really... [read more]

JAWSOME SHARKS

4th April-24th May 2020

Address: Sea Life Bray

Website: www.visitsealife.com

Take a dive into the deep at SEA LIFE Bray this spring and become the newest recruits of the Jawsome Rangers and fulfil the mission of finding the missing shark teeth. Guests will be tasked with helping... [read more]

EASTER BUNNY AT THE CHOCOLATE WAREHOUSE

6th-18th April 2020

Address: The Chocolate Warehouse

Website: www.chocolatewarehouse.ie

Enjoy the wonderful experience of visiting the Easter Bunny. Stroll down the magic corridor viewing his Easter scenes and then enter his Easter hutch. Wow!! What a delight the Easter Bunny is waiting for... [read more]

MY PORTRAIT IN SIAM

7th April 2020

Time: 1pm

Address: Chester Beatty Library

Website: www.chesterbeatty.ie

Inspired by the Siam Through the Lens of John Thomson exhibition, travel the world and make a self or family portrait amidst the architectural wonders of far off cities. Participants are encouraged to... [read more]

OVERBLOWN: BLOOMS IN STITCH

8th April 2020

Time: 11am - 4pm

Address: Solstice Arts Centre

Website: www.solsticeartscentre.ie

Experience flowers as never before! Visit the gallery over the Easter holidays to see their exhibition Overblown Flowers in Contemporary Art, then join local visual art and textile artist Jillian Gott... [read more]

EASTER FAMILY WORKSHOP DAY

9th April 2020

Time: 10.30am & 11.30am

Address: National Concert Hall

Website: www.nch.ie

Discover your inner musician in these introductory music workshops for ages 6-12! Try out the ukulele and tap into world drumming traditions in back-to-back ukulele and percussion workshops. Option 1:... [read more]

CADBURY EASTER EGG HUNT

10th-11th April 2020

Address: Merrion Square

The Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt returns to Dublin’s Merrion Square Park . Join eager hunters in their trek to find chocolate eggs and best of all everyone who completes the hunt will receive a delicious... [read more]

EASTER AT IRISH NATIONAL STUD

10th-13th April 2020

Time: 12pm - 4pm

Address: Irish National Stud & Gardens

This Easter the Irish National Stud & Gardens will hold its annual Easter Family Fun event. From April 10th to 13th come and help them celebrate this beautiful time of year. As well as the perfect time... [read more]

VIKING WEAPONRY

10th-13th April 2020

Time: 11am - 4pm

Address: Dublinia

Website: www.dublinia.ie

Find out all about arms and armour in Ireland c. 795 – 1171. A wide range of reproductions will be presented showing the equipment used in Viking Age Ireland including swords, shields, spears, bows,... [read more]

EASTER FUN AT LULLYMORE

11th-17th April 2020

Time: 10am - 6pm

Address: Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park

Website: www.lullymoreheritagepark.com

What Easter celebration would be complete without an Easter egg hunt? Hop on over to the Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park for some fun family time during the Easter Holidays. Join the Easter Bunny... [read more]

EASTER EGGS-TRAVAGANZA

12th April 2020

Address: Dublin Zoo

Website: www.dublinzoo.ie

Walk off all that chocolate with a trip to the Easter Egg-stravaganza event at Dublin Zoo. There’ll be Easter games, an egg-trail, special animal enrichments and face-painting – as well as an appearance... [read more]

EASTER SUPER OFFER @ Gokidsgo

12th April 2020

Address: Gokidsgo, Clonsilla

Website: www.gokidsgo.ie

Easter Super Offer @ Gokidsgo! Clonsilla 1pm - 3pm Come along to meet and greet the Easter Bunny Egghunt, Games and Prizes. [read more]

THE BIG DIG

17th-19th April 2020

Address: Dublinia

Website: www.dublinia.ie

Dig for ancient Viking treasure at the Dublinia Big Dig. Put your hard hat on and get your hands dirty to experience life as an Archaeologist. The Big Dig is all included in your entrance fee to Dublinia!... [read more]

TOURISM DAY

17th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Tourism Day Ireland's first ever Tourism Day will see over 100 top tourist attractions open free of charge to the public on Friday, April 17. Participating attractions include the Guinness Storehouse,... [read more]

FOREST FAMILIES

18th April 2020

Time: 10am-12pm

Address: Dublin Zoo

Website: www.dublinzoo.ie

Forest Families is a fun, hands-on family learning experience where you and your little ones (aged between 4 and 12) will discover lots about nature. Each session is different, so it is a good idea to... [read more]

JAPAN DAY @ FARMLEIGH ESTATE

19th April 2020

Time: 11am-5pm

Address: Farmleigh Estate

Come to Farmleigh House and Gardens for their annual festival celebrating Japanese and Japanese-Irish culture. Enjoy Japanese music, dance, food, martial arts demonstrations, poetry and crafts. Experience... [read more]

EARTH DAY 2020: CLIMATE ACTION

22nd April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.earthday.org

April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day.The enormous challenges — but also the vast opportunities — of acting on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the... [read more]

EARTH DAY WEEKEND

25th-26th April 2020

Address: Dublin Zoo

Website: www.dublinzoo.ie

Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo – there will be themed activities, family-friendly games which encourage learning and lots of earth appreciation points! [read more]

VIKING TEXTILE AND CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS

25th April 2020

Time: 11am-4pm

Address: Dublinia

Website: www.dublinia.ie

Léine, a group of expert medieval crafters, will explore and demonstrate the skills of an early medieval homestead – especially Viking. Techniques used in Norse (Viking) clothing will be demonstrated... [read more]

COUNTRY MARKET & CRAFT FAIR

26th April 2020

Time: 10am - 5pm

Address: Casteltown House, Celbridge Co Kildare

Castletown House’s ever-popular Country Market & Craft Fairs continue in the Stable Wing with music from Leixlip Community Youth Band [read more]

KIDSFEST

26th April 2020

Address: Serpentine Hall, RDS, Dublin

Website: www.kidsfest.ie

Primary Times KidsFest, exciting family fun event at the RDS Dublin, where parents of all children from 0-12 can meet a host of parenting and lifestyle experts as well as education specialists and representatives... [read more]

POETRY DAY IRELAND

30th April 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.poetryireland.ie

Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 30 April 2020, and the theme is There will be time. Individuals, organisations and schools are invited to join in and celebrate. Whether you choose to organise... [read more]

BEALTAINE FESTIVAL 2020

1st May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.bealtaine.ie

The Bealtaine Festival takes place each May. The ancient festival of Bealtaine or Beltane (held on May 1), marked the midway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, and heralded the... [read more]

MEDIEVAL WEAPONRY

2nd-3rd May 2020

Time: 11am-4pm

Address: Dublinia

Website: www.dublinia.ie

Want to know more about arms and armour in Ireland c. 1170 – 1600? If so, a wide range of reproductions will be on display including the equipment and clothing used in both the Anglo-Irish world and... [read more]

THE DUBLIN BAY PRAWN FESTIVAL

8th-10th May 2020

Address: Howth

The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is the supreme foodie experience offering delicious food and craft beer, white wine samplings in addition to real-time cooking demos, entertainment as well as demonstrations... [read more]

ENCHANTED FAIRY AND ELF FESTIVAL

9th-20th May 2020

Address: Rathwood, Carlow

Website: www.rathwood.com

Children’s charity, Sensational Kids is calling on fairies and elves of all ages to dust off their wings and elf hats and join them for a magical day out at the Enchanted Fairy & Elf Festival in Rathwood,... [read more]

DRAWING DAY 2020

16th May 2020

Address: National Gallery

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

National Drawing Day is an annual event, initiated by the Gallery's Education Department, that takes place in galleries, museums, art centres and libraries nationwide. It's a celebration of drawing and... [read more]

DRAWING DAY 2020

16th May 2020

Time: 2pm-4pm

Address: National Print Museum

Website: www.nationalprintmuseum.ie

Draw, 3D print & print! In association with the National Gallery of Ireland, National Drawing Day will feature a drop in workshop from PrintLab, combining simple drawing techniques with print through the... [read more]

WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK 2020

18th-25th May 2020

Address: Nationwide

Website: www.greenschoolsireland.org

Walk to School Week is an action-packed awareness week in May each year. The aim is to encourage fun events and activities to be run to raise awareness about walking to school. Why not discuss with your... [read more]

EASTER HOLIDAYS AT IMAGINOSITY

Address: Imaginosity

Website: www.imaginosity.ie

Over the Easter holidays, visit Imaginosity Ireland’s ONLY Children’s Museum and take part in their daily FREE workshops and special events. www.imaginosity.ie for further information and to book. [read more]

GIVE TRAD A TRY | Sat 26th Jan and Sun 27th Jan

Website: www.ark.ie

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. Suitable for beginners or newcomers... [read more]

NATIONAL GALLERY WORKSHOPS

Website: www.nationalgallery.ie

Sundays ongoing 11.30am – 1.30pm Free family workshops at the National Gallery, inspired by their collection and exhibitions. Ages: 18 months - 8yrs. You can choose to stay for as long or as short... [read more]

RHA'S ART CART | Sat & Sun ongoing 1 - 5pm

Website: www.rhagallery.ie

The RHA’s Art Cart is available every Saturday and Sunday in the gallery from 1 - 5pm and is staffed by an art educator. . The exhibition specific, Kids’ Gallery Kit is also available at the... [read more]

SUNDAY SKETCHING AT HUGH LANE | Sundays ongoing 3 – 4pm

Website: www.hughlane.ie

Free drop-in family workshops inspired by exhibitions and artwork from the Hugh Lane Gallery. No booking required although numbers may be limited. Suitable for children 6+.  [read more]