Festival 2022

EVENTS FOR JULY 2022

Grasshoppers IEYF Programme of Summer Activity Workshops for Families with Children aged 0-6 in July 2022 in Millfield Shopping Centre.

All Workshops are free to the public and suitable for ages 0-6 years as indicated but places are limited!

Grasshoppers IEYF Programme of Summer Activity Workshops for Families with Children aged 0-6 in July 2022 in Castlelands and Flemington Community Centres.

All Workshops are free to the public and suitable for ages 0-6 years as per the guidelines in the programme but places are limited!

EVENTS FOR JUNE 2022

Grasshoppers IEYF Programme of Workshops for Families with Children aged 0-6 in June 2022

All Workshops are free to the public and suitable for ages 0-6 years but places are limited!

EVENTS ON SATURDAY 12th FEBRUARY

Grasshoppers Festival 2022 runs from
January 24th – March 1st

Music with Rebecca Gilbert

Saturday 12th Feb. 10am – 10:30am

For children aged 1-5 and their carers.

Come along and enjoy a 30 minute music session for families with young children. Sing, shake and dance your way through some favourite songs and have loads of fun.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers. All attendees over 18 are asked to wear a face covering or mask during the session. Max 6 people per pod including children and babies

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

WAAW with Joeri Wens 1

Saturday 12th Feb. 11am – 11:30am

For all the family.

Waaw (Wonder and Awe) is a series of magical musical moments with Belgian artist Joeri Wens. A first time experience for very young children and their carers together. A non verbal concert of wonder and awe.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers.

Max 6 people per pod including children and babies

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

WAAW with Joeri Wens 2

Saturday 12th Feb. 12:30pm – 1pm

For All the Family

Waaw is a series of magical musical moments with Belgian artist Joeri Wens. A first time experience for very young children and their carers together. A non verbal concert of wonder and awe.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers.

Max 6 people per pod including children and babies.

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

Dance with Rachel Dean

Saturday 12th Feb. 11:45am – 12:15pm

For children aged 2-4 and their carers.

Come along and enjoy a 30 minute dance session for families with young children. This session is via big-screen zoom with Grasshoppers facilitators also attending in person.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers. All members of the pod must be named and each pod must give contact details. Max 6 people per pod including children and babies

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

Build A Giant Grasshopper

Outdoors With Akvile
Saturday 12th Feb. 10am – 1pm – ongoing.

NO TICKET REQUIRED

This event is for the whole family to enjoy. Come and join artist Akvile as she makes a giant grasshopper in the outdoor amphitheatre at the IIMS. Families are welcome to join in at any time.

Event runs from 10 am to 1 pm.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers. All members of the pod must be named and each pod must give contact details. Max 6 people per pod including children and babies

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

Calendula Welly Boots

Outdoors With Anne
Saturday 12th Feb. 10am – 1pm – ongoing

NO TICKET REQUIRED

This event is for the whole family to enjoy. Come and join Anne as we plant seeds in our lovely donated old welly boots. Outdoors at the IIMS. Families are welcome to join in at any time.

Event runs from 10 am to 1 pm.

One ticket is a family pod of children and carers. All members of the pod must be named and each pod must give contact details. Max 6 people per pod including children and babies

*Please note, booking is made through the Irish Institute of Music and Song website.

EVENTS ON SUNDAY 13TH FEBRUARY

GRASSHOPPERS FESTIVAL FUN BUGGY PARADE

O’Dwyers GAA grounds in Balbriggan

2 – 4pm Sunday 13th February 2022!

Decorate your buggy and follow the piper!
Stay for a cuppa and some arts fun! 25 places only!

Booking: grasshoppersfestival@gmail.com

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE!