Workshops for Children

Advance Booking Required for all workshops.

Registration 10 minutes before start


For Children


Friday 22nd July

2.30pm-4pm The Secret Lives of Mothers –  Poetry Workshop with Gerry Boland for 7-11 years

Abbey Community College, €10

In this lively and entertaining workshop, Gerry will use selected poems from his recently-published collection to trigger new ideas and new poems from the workshop participants. With Gerry’s enthusiastic and expert guidance, original and funny poems are just waiting to be created!


Saturday 23rd July

1.30pm – 2.30pm or 3pm-4pm Design your own T Shirt with Susan Boyle, 6years upwards

Abbey Community College €10

T shirt and materials provided

This was a very popular workshop last year so be sure to book your place to avoid disappointment!


Monday 25th – Friday 29th July

10.30am – 12pm Drama Summer Camp with Catherine Simon   4-10 years

Abbey Community College €60

Fun, Friendships, Laughter and Games

Prepare to be transported on a journey for theatrical delights.

Sing, Move, Act, Go to places you have only dreamed of.

Explore characters like you could only imagine.

This week long course is suitable for all levels of experience. Over the course of the week you will work with renowned theatre practitioner Catherine Sheridan covering various aspects of theatre activities. You will work on voice, physical theatre, character creation and role play as well tried and tested drama games and exercises


Monday 25th – Friday 29th July

10am – 12pm Singskool mini – Mini Melodies & Treble Makers workshop with Roisin Egan, 3-6 years

Abbey Community College €60

Introduce your child to the wonderful world of music through our unique early childhood music programme which puts the FUN back into the fundamentals of music. Singskool Mini is specifically designed for 3 – 6 year olds. Our interactive classes will have your little one singing, playing instruments, conducting, dancing and exploring early music literacy learning to compose and play melodies preparing for future instrumental lessons whilst having LOTS of fun! Your little stars will then perform in their very own show at the end of the week showcasing all of their new music skills.


Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th July, 11am – 1pm

Sean Nos workshop with Edwina Guckian  7yrs upwards

Abbey Community College

Learn old style Sean Nós dancing with dancer, teacher and choreographer Edwina Guckian. You can attend one or both of the sessions