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Family Trad Gig: Kíla, The Ark, Temple Bar, 31st January, 2pm and 4pm.  Outstanding
Irish band Kíla bring their hip-shaking, smile-making, funky, groovy brand of trad to The Ark
this Tradfest. Don't miss their wonderfully interactive and eclectic music which is simply
brimming with energy and vitality.
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Family Trad Gig
TradFest Temple Bar, 28th January to 1st February.  a festival based in Dublin's Temple
Bar, showcasing the full spectrum of traditional & folk music in some of Dublin's most unique
venues.  Acts include Sweeney's Men, Liam O'Flynn, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Paddy Glackin
& Neil Martin, Levellers, Hot House Flowers, The Undertones, Beoga & Big Band. Children's
activities include Clayotic Workshop, TradFest Family Hub at the Ark and Children’s Ceilí at
The National Wax Museum Plus.  
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Trad Fest Temple Bar
Tradfest 2015 Children’s Céilí, National Wax Museum Plus, Jan 31st to Feb 1st.  For
Tradfest, The Ark are hosting a children's Céilí to mark the festival and celebrate a great
Irish tradition.  The céilí is a proud Irish tradition that is synonymous with dancing, traditional
Irish music and generally having loads of fun. A céilí dance traditionally was a chance for
everyone to get together for some socialising with some music and dancing, with the origin
of the word céilí meaning companion.  In celebration of Tradfest, The Ark are offering a €10
discount on all family tickets for those dates, (€25).  
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The National Wax Museum Plus
Imaginosity, Sandyford, January. January at Imaginosity is all about Balloons!  Learn how
to make your very own hat or sword to take home or create your very own little green friend
at the Alien balloon crafts. There's also balloon modelling, balloon painting and make your
own balloon creature workshops.  And every morning between 9.30 to 11.30, we have
Wobblers and Toddlers.
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Imaginosity
Far Away From Me, The Ark, 12 Feb to March,  Kevin is a little prince…at least that’s
what his mum tells him. Kevin likes the idea of this, of being a prince on a horse, a beautiful
brown horse with a white splotch down his nose and galloping across the kingdom. His
kingdom.  Inspired by the much loved classic fairy-tale, The Princess and The Pea, Far
Away From Me is infused with the wild energy of aerial performance, dance music and great
storytelling.
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