Exciting Family Events at The Ark

Caroline Kelly

January 1, 2016

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Science Week Family Talk: My Place in Space


How was our Solar System made? How do we smash an atom? Did you know that we are all made from Star dust? Find out in this special space-themed Science Week event

Exploring the story of our place in space, Dr Niamh Shaw merges astrophysics with particle physics in a highly interactive event aimed at all the family.

You are sure to learn at least one new thing about where you are in space…no matter how old you think you are.

My Place in Space brings new and engaging ways of communicating science and space themes. The show is aimed at family audiences of all ages and levels of STEM knowledge.

TICKETS – Free Entry. Pre-booking recommended
DATES & TIMES – Sun 20 Nov – 2pm & 4pm
DURATION – 45 mins

A Christmas Carol


Back by popular demand, The Ark presents Aaron Monaghan and Bryan Burroughs’s playful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story, A Christmas Carol. The perfect Christmas treat for Ages 7+.

Performed in 45 exhilarating minutes by two outstanding actors, Charles Dickens’ unforgettable characters come to life as the story of Ebenezer Scrooge is faithfully retold using only physical and vocal skill, many hats, some scarves, fairy lights… and an IKEA desk lamp!

Told with an unbridled passion for this most famous cautionary tale, experience the enduring festive spirit of A Christmas Carol. First performed at The Ark in 2012 with a sold-out run of performances for schools and families.


Public: €12/€9*.
Member discounts apply.

Schools: €5 or €4.50 Early Bird if booked by 28 Oct.


Performances for Schools
10.15am & 12.15pm
2 – 21 Dec (Tue – Fri)

Public Performances
2pm & 4pm
Every Sat & Sun 3-18 Dec
Fri 23 Dec
Tue 27 – Fri 30 Dec
Mon 2 – Fri 6 Jan


Approx 45 mins
Recommended for Ages 7+


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Published On: January 1st, 2016 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Caroline Kelly

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Caroline is a mum of 2 and when not busy working is usually found on a Camogie pitch! She loves sport, reading and spending time being creative with her kids.

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