LEANBH: Our annual arts festival for children and families, running throughout the month of October, will thrill, engage, excite, create cultural experiences and facilitate learning for young people aged 2-12yrs. In our Centre, in our schools and in our library, there will be fun, creativity and lots of giggles.
IN OUR THEATRE
THE DIG by Paul Curley: Wed 2 Oct | 10am & 12pm | €6 (Teachers go free) | Age: 6+
Spins a classic yarn into a brand new light that will delight and charm audiences young and old.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK By Lyngo: Sat 5 Oct | 3pm | €7/€6 | Age: 3+
The wonderful LyngoTheatre return for this year’s LEANBH festival and bring their trademark magic to the story of JACK & THE BEANSTALK for ages 3+ (and their giants!)
STICK BY ME | By Andy Manley & Ian Cameron: Thu 10 Oct | 10am & 12pm |€6 (Teachers go free) | Age: 3-6
Stick by Me is a ‘a joyful and funny show’ (The Guardian) about friendship and play, and the importance of treasuring little things. A show about friendship and the importance of treasuring little things!
UNDER D’BED | Tailtiu Theatre Company: Wed 16 & Thu 17 Oct | 10am & 12pm |€6 (Teachers go free) | Age: 8-12
Tailtiu Theatre Company will give the audience control as they present Under D’Bed, a choose-your-own-adventure play. Part theatrical experience, interactive game, join our plucky protagonist as he goes on a fantastical adventure, where YOU determine the outcome.
THE QUIET TREE | Ceol Connected: Wed 23 Oct | 10am & 12pm |€6 (Teachers go free) | Age: 2-6
This delightful music performance takes children and accompanying adults on an adventure through Whistleberry Forest where they explore musical soundscapes, sing, dance, and help Oran the owl, Sorley the snail, and Faolán the frog bring the little oak tree to life through music.
KIDS WANNA DRUM Workshop: Tue 29 Oct | 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm | €10 | Age: 8-12
For this year’s LEANBH festival at 10am & 1pm on Tue 29th Oct, we have KIDS WANNA DRUM Workshop for children 8-12 yrs led by Kieran Gallagher; exploring rhythm, pulse, tempo, and tones through percussion.
PUNCH LION COMEDY Workshop: Wed 30 Oct | 12pm | €10 | Age: 9-12
For budding comedians age 9-12 we have a great workshop for our LEANBH Children’s festival, perfect to help hone their comedy skills. Punch Lion Kids’ Comedy Workshop takes place at 12pm Wed 30 Oct.
IN OUR LIBRARY, STORYTELLING with Grainne Rafferty: Sat 5, 12, 19 Oct | 11am & 1pm | Free of Charge | No Booking Necessary
These Storytelling Sessions are brought to you in association with Louth County Libraries and The Children’s Book Festival which promotes reader development and literacy and highlights the importance of reading in children’s lives.