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A Winter Glow
Smithfield Square, Saturday 3rd December 2016
Glow is a free family event based around seasonal themes of winter and light, with a warm and intimate programme of family performances, comedy, music and workshops in Smithfield Square.
Glow is programmed by Grasshopper Events for Dublin City Council, and 2016 will mark the third year that the event has taken place. Activities will take place between 2pm and 5pm on Saturday the 3rd of December in Smithfield Square, with locations on and around the Square hosting indoor and outdoor activities.
A beautifully lit long barn tent on Smithfield Plaza will host an eclectic mix of music, storytelling, comedy, workshops and interactive fun.
2-4pm: Lantern making with artist Maeve Clancy, a giant glow doodle, toddler play area, workshops with Dublin Circus project and music.
4-5pm: Family comedy and fun with the Danger Really is Everywhere Show, with writer and comedian David O’Doherty and illustrator Chris Judge, creators of the Danger is Everywhere book series.
The show is based on the newest edition of the series Danger Really is Everywhere, launched in September 2016 and shortlisted for the Laugh Out Load Children’s Book Awards 2016. Danger is Everywhere Part One was the book chosen by Dublin City Council’s Public Library Service for the Citywide Reading Campaign for Children in 2015.
Brown Bag Films, Unit C, Smithfield Square
Brown Bag Films are hosting an afternoon of free workshops and interactive family activities including workshops for children to create glow-in- the-dark monsters. With artists from Brown Bag Films, including Emmy Award winning storyboard artist Marten Jonmark and The Ravenous Beast and Henry Hugglemonster creator Niamh Sharkey.
Smithfield Square, Paper Lantern Installation
A magical LED paper lantern, light installation created by artist Maeve Clancy with children from D7 Educate Together NS. Featuring paper lanterns made by the children with Maeve Clancy. The lanterns will be lit with LED lights and strung on Smithfield Plaza.
There will be fun, family friendly outdoor performances on Smithfield Plaza featuring acrobatics, juggling and hula hooping.
Light House Cinema
A screening of the wonderful A Muppets Christmas Carol as part of Naughty or Nice Christmas family season will take place at 2pm. Tickets cost €6.50 concession, and €8.50 for adults.
- Saturday 3rd December 2016
- 2pm - 5pm
- Smithfield Square, Ireland