Dubray StoryFest

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    A Family Book Festival at Airfield Estate, Dundrum

    Saturday 28th September

    FILL YOUR WORLD WITH STORIES

    The Dubray StoryFest family book festival will take place at Airfield Estate on Saturday 28th September: a unique, fun-filled, creative festival for children aged 0-12 and their families. Rain or shine, if you like stories, it’s the place to be!

    This will be a day of interactive author and illustrator events, storytelling and story-writing, doodling, drawing, dancing, music, art and craft, book-inspired yoga, face-painting, dressing up, events as Gaeilge and, for children with ASD or special needs, a relaxed zone. StoryFest will run from 11 am to 5 pm, with simultaneous events for different ages and interests taking place in sites across Airfield's urban farm and gardens.

    There will be opportunities to:

    • Meet SARAH MCINTYRE and PHILIP REEVE for Roly-Poly Flying Pony Tales
    • Join ALEX T SMITH for Claude and Mr Penguin stories
    • Hear Irish bestsellers MARITA CONLON-MCKENNA and JUDI CURTIN talk about bringing history alive
    • Shake hands with THE GRUFFALO from Julia Donaldson’s beloved picture books
    • Get star-struck with DR NORAH PATTEN who is set to become Ireland’s first citizen-science astronaut, as she launches her first book about space
    • Partake in a special President’s Tea Party with PETER DONNELLY, author of the bestselling The President’s Glasses and The President’s Cat
    • Meet CHRIS JUDGE and his new Teeny Tiny world
    • Draw with the Hugglewugs creator former Laureate na nÓg NIAMH SHARKEY
    • Doodle (and laugh) with ALAN NOLAN
    • Meet Uncle DON CONROY for some Family Draw Along Fun
    • Create Your Own Little Robot with SHANE HEGARTY, author of Boot and Darkmouth, and illustrator, MAGS SUGGS
    • Get creative and have fun in the Farmyard Tales Toddler Doodle Art & Craft Zone with SADHBH DEVLIN and TARSILA KRUSE
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