15 June 2019

Cruinniu na nÓg at Abbeyleix Heritage House

  • Workshop

A fun filled day of stimulating and imaginative activities including: designing and producing chocolate lollipops with local artisan chocolatier Coco Couture; Viking shield design and making workshop; mobile screening printing of fair-wear T-shirt or tote bag to take home in association with Angelina Foster; ornamental paper crafting using paper coils with artist, Pat Byrne; and live gig for young people in the playground with musician, Ray O’Sullivan including a workshop exploring various instruments from ukulele to guitar. 

Workshops and age groups: 

Chocolate Making Workshop | ages 4+

Children will design and produce their own chocolate lollipops with local artisan chocolatier Coco Couture. (20 participants max)

Shield Making Workshop | ages 3+

Children will design and take home their very own Viking Shield. (15 places)

Live Printing Station in association with Angelina Foster | ages 4+

Children will use a mobile screen printer to print their very own fair-wear t-shirt or tote bag to take home. Special emphasis on the use of the Irish language and all text is as Gaeilge. (24 places)

Photography Workshop facilitated by Paul Moore | ages 12+

Young people will take their own photos then edit them using common smartphone apps. (15 places)

Mosaic Making facilitated by Mosaics at the Mill | ages 6+

A group project which will be on permanent display to mark the Cruinniú na nÓg celebrations of 2019. (10 places)

Playground Concert | all ages

Musician Ray O’Sullivan to play live gig to young people in the playground.

Booking for some workshops essential



Abbeyleix Heritage House
Co Laois
R32 EHP9

15 Jun 2019

12.00PM - 4.00PM

Age range

All ages