Droichead launches Leanbh Children’s Festival 2021 1 year ago

Droichead launches Leanbh Children’s Festival 2021

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Droichead’s annual arts festival for children and families is back!

This year’s festival will thrill, engage, excite, create cultural experiences and facilitate learning for young people aged 0-12yrs in Droichead Arts Centre, in Drogheda schools, outdoors and there will be fun, magic and mayhem...

Among the events will be StrongWomen Science,  a fun, family circus science show exploding with astounding tricks and messy experiments!

StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

For those under one I AM BABA is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell and composer David Goodall.

I AM BABA is a magical adventure of song, lights and textures for babies aged 0-12 months. It’s a show about identity, agency and personhood. For babies.


For kids of all ages there will be the Back In The Groove workshops which will take place across five schools.

Droichead along with KadaKaBoom Art’s Kieran Gallagher will facilitate a serious of online and live classes to schools. Teachers will work with their students and rehearse, and classes will take to their individual socially distance school yards where their body groove piece will be performed.

Each individual school’s event will be filmed, edited together to create one GIANT GROOVE, which will be launched online on 22 October across all our social Media channels.

To book one or more of these events visit the Droichead Arts Centre website here.

From the 2 October, in line with government guidelines, Droichead is slowly easing restrictions and increasing capacity in a safe and considered way.

To do this Droichead will still operate in pods of 1's, 2's, 3's & 4's, keeping at least two seats around your pod free.

Seating for the moment will be unallocated, and we will notify patrons of their seats in advance.

In order to keep everyone safe adults and over 12s will be required to wear a mask at all times.