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Create Magical Memories this Weekend with Baboró

Create Magical Memories this Weekend with Baboró

October 19, 2017

Treat you and your family to a heart-warming weekend of magical fun at Baboró. We'll have a warm welcome ready for you... the perfect way to ward off stormy cabin fever! 

Find out what tickets are remaining here and book online. Box office number is 091 569 777.  

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Theatre

This weekend, Baboró presents a range of exceptional performances from Irish and international artists. There's something for all the family.

They Called Her Vivaldi
Book Now | Sat 1pm & 4pm

For the over 7s, They Called Her Vivaldi is an upbeat comedy-adventure, brought to Baboró by ‘Theatre Lovett,’ dubbed as one of the most “imaginative and indispensable” theatre companies by The Irish Times.
Ages: 7 to 107 // Town Hall Theatre // Tickets: €9 or €30 (4 persons)

The Peter Pan Experience 
Book Now | Sat & Sun 2.30pm & 5.30pm

The wonderful Peter Pan Experience,  is a quirky, high-energy show inspired by one of our favourite fairytales. Don’t miss the show that the New York Times has described as  “irresistibly silly”. 
Ages: 7 to 107 // Black Box Theatre // Tickets: €9 or €30 (4 persons) 

Catching Waves 
Book Now | Sunday 1pm & 4pm

On Sunday, join some of the most talented young musicians and dancers in the West of Ireland for the great family show. 
Ages: 7 to 107 // Town Hall Theatre // Tickets: €9 or €30 (4 persons) 

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Free Events

Come celebrate art and the joy of reading with us at the weekend with these free events for all the family. 

A World of Colour 
Daily 9.30 - 5.30pm

Feast your eyes on the colourful and fun exhibition, featuring work by illustrators Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton. 
All ages // The O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance at NUI Galway // Entry is free

The Moon Belongs to Everyone 
Fri & Sat 10am - 5.30pm & Sun 12 - 5pm

Walk through woodlands and explore this magical exhibition by artist Maeve Clancy.
Ages: 4+ // The Galway Arts Centre //Entry is free

Storytime with Charlie Byrne’s 
Sat & Sun 11am

The much-loved Storytime with Charlie Byrne’s Book Shop will present an even bigger and better story time this weekend. 
All ages // Charlie Byrnes Book Shop //Entry is free

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Workshops & Readings

A number of engaging and inspiring workshops and readings for children will also take place around the city this weekend.

Creative Writing Workshop
Book Now | Sat 1.30pm

For all those budding writers out there, join Jane Mitchell, author of A Dangerous Crossing, for an interactive workshop. 
Ages: 8 - 13 yrs // Blue Teapot Theatre (Munster Avenue) // Tickets: €5

A Dangerous Crossing
Book Now | Sat 3.30pm

Author Jane Mitchell will read from her book, A Dangerous Crossing, a riveting story of bravery, solidarity and hope in the face of despair based on the experience of Syrian families.  
Ages: 9+ yrs // Blue Teapot Theatre (Munster Avenue) // Tickets: €4

Dave Rudden
Book Now | Sun 12.30pm

Join the author of the award-winning Knights of the Borrowed Dark trilogy for a fun, fast-paced talk about beards, crisps and how to get your own writing career started. 
Ages: 8 to 12 yrs // Mick Lally Theatre // Tickets: €4

So, You Want to Write a Proper Book? 
Book Now | Sat 10.30am

Interested in writing books for children? Get all the tips from the experts in this adult workshop.
For Adults // Mick Lally Theatre //Tickets: €25 incl. light lunch

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For more details on Baboró’s final weekend of magical festivities, see the Baboró programme. We hope to see you there!