FREE Family Events in May for Mykidstime Members

Seamus Heaney Exhibition

We have teamed up with the ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ Exhibition at the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre in Dublin to offer 2 exclusive, fun and FREE events for Mykidstime members and their child so register your interest before 27th April for the chance to join us!

‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ is a stunning new exhibition at the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre. Seamus Heaney was one of Ireland’s most loved poets and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. The exhibition draws on the National Library’s extensive archive of Heaney documents and features original manuscripts as well as diary entries, to-do lists and even doodles.

The Exhibition is running 2 special family events for Mykidstime members. Each event is suitable for a child aged between 6 and 11 and their parent to attend.

Event 1 – Children’s Trail of ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’

Saturday 11th May @ 11am

Don't be afraid chalkJoin us for an interactive activity trail where we explore the wonderful exhibition ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’.

Immerse yourself in the exquisite world of Seamus Heaney through puzzles, questions and clues.

This event is suitable for children aged 6-11.

Duration: 45-minutes. Capacity: 15 kids.

Event 2 – Story Time & Bookmark Making Workshop

Kids at workshop

Saturday 11th May @ 2pm

Join us for a charming collection of Irish stories read from Marie Heaney’s beautifully illustrated book ‘The Names Upon the Harp’. The wonderfully retold legends are sure to entrance children and make a unique connection with Seamus Heaney’s poetry. Beautifully illustrated by P.J. Lynch, these enthralling stories will be enjoyed by children aged between 6 and 11 years old. After story time we will create our own colourful bookmarks to use when reading at home!

Duration: 1 hour. Capacity: 15 kids

How to Register Your Interest

Both events are free for Mykidstime members. Places will be limited to one member parent and one child for each event and we would ask you to register your interest on our form below and we’ll be picking 15 members for each event to attend. You can register your interest for both events separately if you wish.

If you are lucky enough to be chosen we will send you an email after the closing date of 27th April.

NB Please only register if you are able to attend on Saturday 11th May with your child. 

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