Family Fun in the Park – Saturday the 18th of May

On  Saturday the 18th of May, 2019 between 11 and 5 pm there will be lots of fun for all.

See live nature in action with Wooly Wards in the Park on Saturday. Beat an Irish chess champion. Experience a rope making workshop with Niki Collier and some clay fun with Karo Grudniewska. Football with the Gardaí. Sports demonstrations. Giant ball  fun. Music and Baton Twirlers.

11am – 2 pm Wooly Wards Farm

Come along between 11am and 2pm on Saturday to see live nature in action. Get your hand-on experience with a selection of animals from hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, hens, chicks, goslings, ducks, turkeys, sheep and lambs, goats and pigs, llamas and donkeys.

Chess 2:30 to 4:30 pm

Chess exhibition matches in Harold’s Cross Park

Niki Collier Workshop from 3-4 pm

Niki Collier is an award winning designer who works in the area of constructed textiles and e-crafting. Her mission is to show the natural balance of technology and art. She tells stories about empowerment. At this year’s festival Niki will run a rope making workshop from 3.00 -4.00 in the Arts and Crafts tent. You can find out more information about Niki’s work here

Clay Workshop with KaroArt 4-5pm  Saturday Harold’s Cross Park

Karo Grudniewska from KaroArt will do  clay creature making workshops in the Park. karoArt is a Dublin based ceramic studio, where beautifully coloured, whimsical pieces are created in a fully handmade process. Karo’s ceramics are full of character, all individually hand-painted and sketched on. Her work is inspired by natural wonders and fairy stories.At this year’s festival Karo will run a clay creature making workshop in the park on Saturday 4.00 -5.00pm. Read More

2pm- 4 pm  Soccer games for all