Festival FAQs

The Baboró Team has collated answers to some of your frequently asked questions. We hope you find what you’re looking for…

I want to bring a school group to Baboró. What do I do?

We are delighted to welcome schools and groups to the festival and many do come each year. We send programme information and booking forms to our schools mailing list at the end of the summer. If you have not received information, please join our mailing list here.

In order to enhance your Baboró experience we offer:

  • Free Teacher Resource Packs
  • Free Teacher and SNA places
  • Schools Bus Subsidy
  • Professional Development for teachers

More information available here.

I’ve booked a Baboró show...what else can I do?

We’re delighted that you’re coming to the festival! Now that you’ve got that far, why not take in some more festival events and enjoy all that Galway has to offer?

Make A Day Of It: Our schools and family programme includes a wide variety of creative experiences and lots of things to do with kids in Galway. You might like to...

  • Book a second show from our programme
  • Participate in a workshop
  • Visit an art exhibition
  • Get help to plan your trip at our Visit Galway page

I’m an artist who would like to participate in the festival. What do I do?

Baboró is an annual curated multi-arts festival especially for children which takes place in Galway, Ireland in October each year. The Executive Artistic Director chooses Irish and International work for the week-long festival. Participation is by invitation only. Please see our Programme Policy for more information.

I’m an artist who'd like to see work for children during the festival. What do I do?

Baboró has a Delegate Programme that interested artists and professionals can participate in. We welcome a small number of Irish and International programmers and artists each year. The Delegate Programme is a great opportunity to see a variety of theatre, dance, music, puppetry and visual art from around the world and also to build your professional network. Please see our Visiting Delegates page for more information.

I’m a teacher, do you provide any professional development opportunities?

We offer a Baboró Drama Tools in the Classroom CPD which takes place in July each year. This practical five day course is Department of Education and EPV approved. It is open to primary school teachers, artists and anyone who is interested in using drama in an education setting.

Please refer to the Festival Programme for other opportunities.