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Playstival with the Happy Pear
Playstival With The Happy Pear
  10/08 to 11/08
086 152 2200
Set across two days in August at the beautiful Airfield Estate and working farm in Dundrum, Dublin 14, the aim of Playstival with The Happy Pear is to create unforgettable days of play for families, and a wholesome and delight-filled alternative to screen-based fun. The focus of Playstival is to experience a more innocent approach to games and play.
Times: 9:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00
Admission: Standard €13
playstival.ie
e: shell@playstival.ie
Airfield Estate, Dundrum Dublin
Wild Air Run Dublin
Wild Air Run Dublin
  24/08 to 24/08
0
Are you ready to take part in a fun run like no other? Wild Air Run is an experience with a difference. All ages (7+) and fitness levels can enjoy Ireland’s largest inflatable obstacle course. The Wild Air Run craze is sweeping the nation! wildairrun.com
e: info@wildairrun.com
Marlay Park, Rathfarnham Dublin
The Festival of Curiosity
The Festival Of Curiosity
  18/07 to 21/07
0
With over 45,000 people descending on Dublin from across the globe every year and visiting 14 venues & spaces across the city centre you can experience Dublin come alive in an energetic fusion of interactive installations, pop-up playgrounds and curiosity carnivals to immersive experiences, performance, visual art, theatre, film, secret tours, night cycles & urban escapes.www.festivalofcuriosity.ie
e: hello@festivalofcuriosity.ie
Various locations Dublin
Dublin Horse Show
Dublin Horse Show
  07/08 to 11/08
01 240 7200
Internationally renowned show jumping competition, national showing competition and major entertainment event based in Dublin. The Dublin Horse Show offers the best in equestrian competitions along with a fantastic array of music and entertainment, art, craft, fashion, shopping, and gourmet food. You won’t want to miss it! Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.ie or by calling 0818 719 300.
Times: 9am - 8pm www.dublinhorseshow.com
e: info@rds.ie
RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4,
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
  03/07
0
ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE www.heritageireland.ie
Various Locations
Dublin City Mum
Dublin City Mum
to 01/01
0
Dublin City Mum is an info hub listing kid friendly restaurants, fun activities and upcoming family friendly events, as well as featuring unique Irish brands and retailers. It's a comprehensive guide to Dublin for those who want to explore and enjoy the capital and is fast becoming the go to guide for everything to do with your baby, child and teen.
Times: 7 – 10pm Admission: Free dublincitymum.ie
e: info@dublincitymum.ie
Various Locations Dublin
PrintLab Workshop
Printlab Workshop
  18/07 to 18/07
016603770
During this workshop, children taking part will learn about and explore the basic principles of letterpress printing and discover how, through combining letterpress and new technologies with tinkering and making, they could express themselves in a fun and creative way!
Times: 12.30-13.30pm Admission: 12.50 per child www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie
The National Print Museum, Beggar's Bush, Haddington Road Dublin
Finger Print Fun
Finger Print Fun
  30/07 to 30/07
016603770
Learn how to use simple finger printing to create a whole range of fun characters and pictures! No advance booking required – a self-guided activity suitable for all the family!
Times: 14.00-16.00pm Admission: 5 euro per child www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie
The National Print Museum, Beggar's Bush, Haddington road Dublin
Brilliant Bookmarks
Brilliant Bookmarks
  02/07 to 02/07
016603770
Design and create your own personalised bookmark using a variety of fun and unique craft materials! No advance booking required – a self-guided activity suitable for all the family!
Times: 14.00-16.00 Admission: 5 euro per child www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie
The National Print Museum, Beggar's Bush, Haddington Road Dublin
ColourFour for 4-7 years
Colourfour For 4-7 Years
  18/07 to 18/07
016603770
This workshop encourages creativity and self-expression through the creation of a word or shape, by the participating children, using letterpress and full colour printing.
Times: 10.30-11.30 Admission: 12.50 per child www.nationalprintmuseum.ie
e: admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie
The National print museum, Beggar's Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin
Young Inventors Camp
Young Inventors Camp
  23/04 to 26/06
01 670 7788
From analogue to digital - explore the evolution of physical games with Make Create Innovate in this four day camp for Ages 9-12. Over four days, you will create your own unique toys and interactive game prototypes. From idea generation and design, to construction and play testing, you will get a chance to build basic robots using motors and use MaKey MaKey kits and Scratch block coding to create interactive games. As a group, you will also design future play spaces and test out each other’s new games. In between, there will be lots of old and new games for you to try
Times: 10.30am-3pm www.ark.ie
e: boxoffice@ark.ie
11a Eustace St, Temple Bar Dublin
St Annes City Farm
St Annes City Farm
  05/05 to 07/07
0
St. Anne's City Farm is open free to the public every Sunday. Morning session 10 am to 12 pm Afternoon Sessions 1 pm to 2.30 pm Please book the whole family in, tickets are free!
Times: 10am – 2:30pm Admission: Free eventbrite.ie
Dublin City Farm and Ecology Centre, All Saints Road, D05 C960