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Festival of Stories 2014 at Imaginosity!

Saturday October 25th to Sunday November 2nd 2014

 

 

diarmuid gavin imaginosity 16 of 25Imaginosity is ready to open its doors once again to warmly welcome book-worms and story lovers alike as we get set to celebrate 9 days of children's literature, reading and stories in our Festival of Stories 2014. This family friendly festival is in its 4th year and will once again explore the world of children's books, stories and reading through art, music, drama, dance and song. We will welcome children's authors and illustrators to the museum to present creative, interactive workshops with our guests. We will also welcome some well-known personalities to visit our Story-Corner to bring old favourites and new tales to life. Banyan Theatre Company will travel south to visit us for two mesmerising and captivating performances of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. There'll be (friendly) spooky activities in celebration of Halloween, Maisy Mouse Tea Parties, Story Cube sessions, Set Design Workshops, Dora Interactive Spanish Story-Telling, Campfire Stories, a Where's Wally Day and lots lots more!

Our full Calendar of activities and events is available here. Our Festival Programme is available here. Booking is absolutely essential throughout the Festival as with school holidays, we are always busy, busy, busy! You can book early to avoid disappointment by calling 01-2176130.

 

 

 

 

 

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Our involvement as an Associated Partner of 'WEAVE', a European project managed by 'Explora, The Children's Museum of Rome' in Italy (www.mdbr.it), 'Waag Society' in the Netherlands (www.waag.org) and 'Association Art Land' in Bulgaria (www.artland-sofia.eu) is now at an end.

As  an Associated Partner, Imaginosity, Dublin Childrens Museum sent 2 facilitators Rebecca Dolan and Liz Tyndall staff to take part in  3 free access ZigZag events in Amsterdam, Sofia and Rome (September-October 2014) working side by side with 'Waag Society'/'Association Art Land'/'Explora' staff, 3 international textile artists and art student groups to offer textile workshops to children, families and schools. Rebecca also took part in an international training meeting in Sofia learning about textile art.

The 3 free festivals in Amsterdam, Sofia and Rome were huge successes and Imaginosity would like to thank the project organisers for inviting us to take part!

'WEAVE' is a project developed with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.

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