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Children's
Events

CIRCO GOYO

- After Parade Entertainment

Sunday 4 August | Emmet Square

4pm

Goyo is a shameless Balloon Man, who dances without fear of ridicule, who enjoys and transmits his energy on stage. With a unicycle and juggling routines, he makes the difficult easy, enjoying the music that complements each moment. Gregorio has performed at festivals across Europe and his native country Argentina.

In partnership with Circus Factory.

FREE

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VINTAGE COSTUME

COMPETITION

Sunday 4 August | Emmet Square

5pm

Get your children into the festival spirit by dressing up in Vintage costume and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes including the Nessa McManus Shield!

THE ULTIMATE BUBBLE SHOW

Monday 5 August | Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

12pm & 2pm

Join Ray, International Bubbleologist and Guinness World Record Holder, and help him in his quest to complete the bubble game and make the ultimate bubble. This is a fast-paced show full of high energy and surprises as Ray uses various different gases to create incredible sculptures, effects and magical displays.

€10 including booking fees,

€25 + booking fees (1 adult & 2 children),

€35 + booking fees (2 adults & 2 children)

Booking essential.

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CHILDREN'S

PAVEMENT ART

Tuesday 6 August | St Brendan's Boys School

3pm

A festival tradition that every child enjoys! Children must be accompanied by an adult and you need to bring your own chalk. 

JUMP TO THE BEAT EARLY YEARS WORKSHOP

Tuesday 6 August / 10am & 11.30am

The Masonic Hall

Explore a cacophony of sounds using movement, texture, colour, energy and a little bit of plumbing piping. Suitable for ages 0-48 months.

 

€10 per child including booking fees.

Pre-booking advised.

Call Box Office directly on 057 91 22911 to book.

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THE ADVENTURES

OF MR FOX

- Parent & Toddler Music

Wednesday 7 August

Masonic Hall

10am & 11am

Hosted by Birr School of Music

 

Join Mr. Fox and his friends for a musical adventure, featuring songs, rhymes, dancing, puppets, stories and musical fun! Suitable for ages 13 months - 3.5yrs accompanied by an adult. Duration: 30 mins.

 

€10 per child.

Booking is essential.

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CHILDREN'S

TREASURE HUNT

Wednesday 7 August | 3pm

Start at The Courthouse Yard.

 

A festival favourite for many years.

Come join the fun! All teams/participants should be accompanied by an adult as there will be road crossings. High-vis jackets recommended.

 

Judging based on timing and questions answered.

AT THE COURTHOUSE YARD

Townsend Street

The Courthouse Yard will host a whole range of events for children throughout the week including workshops, live performances and more

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AT BIRR LIBRARY

The One of Birr's most stunning locations! Birr Library is hosting Arts & Crafts, Teddy Bear's Story Time and a Movie Morning.

 

Events are free but booking is required!

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