Highlights For Families From The Festival of Curiosity 2021
#1. The Secret world of Animal Sleep
From birds that take micro-naps mid-flight to dolphins who snooze underwater, activating only half of their brains. Join us as we examine the myriad ways animals sleep in this beautifully animated series from The Smithsonian Channel.
The whole family can tune in to watch the show online, join us for a behind the scenes talk with the team who made it and drop into our online stop-motion workshop with the animator of the series, Aurélie Beatley.
Dates & How to Book – Throughout the festival Thursday July 22nd to Saturday July 25th 2021. FREE event register Here
#2. Kaleidoscope Online Concert
Inspired by research into how a baby’s sense of sight develops and how they instinctively begin to categorise colour, watch as a multi-coloured Kaleidoscope is brought to life for you and your baby In this 30 minute live interactive concert over zoom. Suitable for all ages.
Dates & How To Book: Runs throughout the festival from Thursday July 22nd to Saturday July 25th 2021. FREE Event, register here.
#3. Build Your Own DIY Rocket
This exciting and explosive online family workshop will show you everything you need to know to make lots of different types of rockets so budding astronauts can take off for an outdoor adventure this summer.
Scientist and television presenter Mark Langtry will teach you how to make and launch your own rockets from the ‘Explorium launch pad’ at the foothills of the Dublin mountains.
Dates & How to Book: The DIY Rockets workshop is a free virtual event at 2.30pm – 3.30pm on Saturday July 24th and children must be accompanied at all times online by an adult. Tickets can be booked here.