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Strule Arts Centre to host Children’s Festival

Launching the Strule Arts Centre Children???s Festival taking place from 26th -30th May, Kerry Cleland, Nicky Harley and Doireann McKenna from Replay Theatre Company along with local children Rionach Conway and Dana Clarke.  JB90

Launching the Strule Arts Centre Children’s Festival taking place from 26th -30th May, Kerry Cleland, Nicky Harley and Doireann McKenna from Replay Theatre Company along with local children Rionach Conway and Dana Clarke. JB90

THE Strule Arts Centre’s Children’s Festival begins on Thursday, May 26 and runs to Monday, May 30.

This delightful festival provides an entertaining experience for young children. With a combination of dance, puppetry, visual performances and workshops. Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre present two wonderful shows on Thursday, May 26.

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The Elves and the Shoemaker is a fun adaptation of a favourite tale, retold with the help of beautiful Elf puppets. In Dinosaur Detectives, you can hunt for clues about the past and enjoy a fascinating journey of discovery and fun.

Lyngo Theatre presents The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio on Friday, May 27. Patrick Lynch from CBeebies will pull all the strings and turn all the pages to bring you the true story of Pinocchio.

Enjoy some movie magic on Saturday, May 29 with Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Later that day, for the little and not so little kids, don’t miss ‘Strule around the Corner’ presented by Conor Keys and crazy Scottish comedian Billy Kirkwood. In this very special chat show, the kids are the stars, an afternoon of entertainment not to be missed.

Internationally acclaimed Indigo Moon Theatre brings the classic myth of Pandora’s Magical Box on Monday, May 30, combining shadow and table top puppetry. You can learn how to make your very own shadow puppet after the show in a puppet workshop and enjoy a fun introduction to the world of shadow theatre. Get active and have fun in Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre’s Butterfly Ballet.

This is a fun and enjoyable creative dance class where the emphasis is on the movements within the ballet repertoire. The little ones will love Baby Boogie. The aim of Baby Boogie is to inspire every young child to be physically creative in a fun way – the baby is the boss of the dance floor.

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•For more information and to book tickets contact the box office on 028 8224 7831 or online at www.struleartscentre.co.uk

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