Events 2019

Festival Events

EPIC: A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea - A Family Story & Craft Workshop with Sarah Webb

10:00 AM, Sat, 16 Mar

Venue: EPIC - The Irish Emigration Museum, CHQ building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1
Time: 10am - 10.40am
Tickets : Children €12 (Adults do not require a ticket)
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Join award-winning writer Sarah Webb for this interactive, sea-themed event for the whole family. Revisit favourite childhood rhymes and songs such as A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea and The Owl and the Pussycat. Discover new ones from Ireland and beyond and create your own colourful sailing ship. Sea-filled fun for everyone!

Adults do not require a ticket for this event. Children must not be left unattended.

Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer. Her latest book is ‘Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World’, illustrated by Lauren O’Neill which won an An Post Irish Book Award.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has a fascinating program of events taking place throughout the weekend inspired by the theme of Storytelling, including ‘Bearing Us All Away’: The Irish at Sea Exhibition, a panel discussion with History Ireland Hedge School , family craft and interactive story workshops with award winning writer, Sarah Webb, and a songs, stories and performance event entitled Gnás: ‘Thousand Are Sailing’ which explores the theme of emigration which runs through the Irish folk arts. 

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