COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Activities Programme

COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Activities Programme

We’re thrilled to announce the official launch of the COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Programme, a dynamic partnership between the Five Lamps Arts Festival and the NEIC. The programme was launched as part of Dublin City Council Social Inclusion Week 2023 by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste. The Brazilian Ambassador in Ireland, Marcel Biato, was also present […]

The “One Fur All: A Tail of Changing Ireland” Book Launch

Cover of Fergus the Fox Book Five Lamps Event

The Five Lamps Arts Festival was proud to support the launch of “One Fur All: A Tail of Changing Ireland” on the 21st July in the Hogan Stand Pub. This is the second book about the fearless Fergus the Fox. He’s a heroic, furry fella who helps save the other black and white sionnaigh trapped […]

School Workshops with Artist Martina Galvin

In collaboration with the Five Lamps, artist Martina Galvin hosted the “Stones & Pebbles” workshop with the wonderful children of two North Dublin schools: St. Mary’s National School in Fairview, and St. Vincent’s Girls National School on North William Street. The event was about the fascinating and mysterious world of pebbles, crystals, stones and fossils. The […]

“I REMEMBER…” book launch

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Dreaming and Clowning at FLAF

The Five Lamps Arts Festival is big on events for children. I had the pleasure of going to see two events provided free of charge to local primary schools. The Magikloko Theatre Company presented and performed Dreams Under the Roof at Marino College for the junior and senior infant classes of St Vincent’s Girls National […]

Saint Patrick’s Parade

St Patrick’s Parade with a marching band and samba drums. Fun for children and the whole family. Come celebrate Ireland’s most famous saint with the Five Lamps Arts Festival at this festive parade!

The Moon & Sixpence Family Marionette Performance

“The Moon & Sixpence” is a humorous String Puppet production which will appeal to both adults and children. This show is based on “Red Riding Hood” and features the classic fairytale characters as well as a talking dustbin,who encourages children to pick up litter. The production, lasting fifty minutes, is performed live with music and sound effects […]

The Mice and the Elephants

Pùca Puppets are delighted to present The Mice and the Elephants, a Panchatantra Hindu animal fable from India.  Using drawing, simple paper sets and puppets, the storyteller will retell and re-enact this gentle and imaginative tale of the small saving the large. This production is most suitable for children 3- 5 years old. Places are limited […]

CreActive Breakfast

Some mornings you wake up late but your creativity is promptly awake, still in touch with the freedom of the nightly dreams. Let’s take inspiration from that! Spend a morning being creative with your children at the CreActive Breakfast – a combination of design, entertainment and art. You will work on creative projects together and go home […]

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