Upcoming family events at National Concert Hall!

Coming at National Concert Hall this Autumn/Winter!

The Highway Rat And The Snail And The Whale

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October, 12:30pm & 3.00pm

National Symphony Orchestra, Terry Davies, Conductor


A half hour family animated film based on the much-loved children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. THE HIGHWAY RAT tells the swashbuckling tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits, but comes to a sticky end. From Magic Light Pictures, producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom and Stick Man.


A half hour family film based on the much-loved picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Join the snail on the tail of a great big grey-blue humpback whale on her journey around the globe. In the unlikely friendship between an ambitious sea snail and a humpback whale, discover the power of the sea and the perils of swimming too close to the shore… Can the snail save the whale when he is beached in a secluded bay? A Christmas viewing treat for all the family from four-time Oscar-nominated producers Magic Light Pictures

Booking: https://www.nch.ie/Online/article/The-Highway-Rat-And-The-Snail-And-The-Whale-Oct22

Tradition Now: Treehouse

Saturday 29th October, 12pm & 2pm

Join The Whistleberries in the treetops where a toe-tapping, tale-telling, hip-shaking hooley awaits!

Treehouse is Ceol Connected’s unique big band music and puppetry performance for children that is sure to have everyone singing along. With mesmerising original music and songs by some of Ireland’s finest musicians and performers, you can look forward to a wonderfully interactive show that will have audiences of all ages hooked.  Event also includes launch of SongTales presents Treehouse album!

Booking: https://www.nch.ie/Online/article/Tradition-Now-Treehouse-29Oct22

This Way to Christmas ft. The Snowman

Friday 16th December, 5.30pm

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December, 10.30am, 2pm & 5.30pm

We are back! With a fun-filled festive experience for all the family. A great way to celebrate the warmth of this Christmas season! Theatre Lovett and NCH bring us a heart-warming Christmas spectacle with fun and fanfares from the NCH Christmas Orchestra. Host Louis Lovett will bring us some of our favourite things… parading Nutcrackers, classic Christmas songs and festive dance. Following these seasonal treats, sit back and enjoy the timeless Christmas family classic The Snowman with Howard Blake’s score performed live by our Christmas Orchestra. Plus… ho ho ho….

Booking: https://www.nch.ie/Online/article/This-Way-To-Christmas-Dec22

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