You know it’s really Christmas when you hear mention of The Moving Crib at 42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 and this year is no different. This wonderful gem will be opened again this year to celebrate it’s 63rd birthday, after welcoming 23,000 visitors last year. Doors open from the 28th November and best of all, it’s still FREE! The timeless charm of the Moving Crib lives on and has become a nostalgic centrepiece of the Christmas season for many. Enjoy a medley of Biblical, historical and fun stories, competitions, an illusion wall all wrapped up in a blanket of Christmas magic. It is guaranteed festive fun for all ages, families and individuals alike, no matter the age. Children can draw and colour a Leaf, cut out the shape and bring it with them so that they can be placed in the Garden of Eden forever and everyone is encouraged to take part in our competitions to be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes! The Crib is a monument of Dublin’s “rare auld times” but one that carries a message for today, helping to banish the winter blues and warm its visitors with excitement and real Christmas […]
An exciting range of Christmassy craft materials and blank cards will be available at the Education Area for children to hand-make their very own Christmas Cards.
Get into the Christmas Spirit with Carols, Gospel and Soul music from the Bray Gospel Choir at the Moving Crib on 15th December. FREE Admission! This year The Moving Crib (42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1) is welcoming back the wonderfully talented Bray Gospel Choir for the third year running. Beat those winter blues and get excited for the Yuletide season with Carols, Gospel and Soul music from 12 noon – 4pm on Sunday 15th December. Complete your pre-Christmas trip with a visit to famous Moving Crib downstairs. For more information visit our website or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Guaranteed to be an unforgettable Christmas experience for families and individuals alike regardless of age. Free Admission – No Booking Necessary Located opposite the main entrance of the Rotunda Hospital and service by many many bus routes. Jervis Luas Stop approx. 7 mins walk Dominick Street Luas approx 4 mins walk Abbey Street Luas approx. 10 mins walk Note: No booking necessary unless a large group i.e School Groups
Diva Voces – recognised as Ireland’s premier female choir of sixty women – present seasonal favourites for all! Joined by Aisling Kenny as soprano soloist, this free hour long concert will have classic carols and seasonal favourites resounding throughout the glorious acoustics of St Andrew’s Church, Westland Row, Dublin 2 – only a short walk from Grafton Street. Join us and join in at 4pm on Sunday 15th December for a truly magical festive singalong for all the family.
TheatreworX is back with this year’s Helix Panto ‘The Three Musketeers’. With all the wit, magic and fun that our audiences have come to expect from our hilarious panto! TheatreworX is renowned for it’s hilarious scripts with the perfect cast resulting in the best family Christmas outing. With audience favourites Aidan Mannion and Colin Hughes returning along with Chris Corroon’s Lola amongst others, this year’s production is set to tickle the funny bone yet again. Come along to The Helix this Christmas to see yet another fresh, fun and exciting panto that will leave your face and sides sore from laughing. Sensory Friendly Show: Wednesday December 18th at 7:00pm The changes incorporated into the sensory friendly show include softer and brighter lighting, no sudden noises or bangs, music at a suitable level and a particular allowance is made for children who may need to move around more and may react in different ways to a performance. In addition to these changes, no flashing merchandise will be available in The Helix during the sensory -friendly performance.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the Gaiety Panto! The Gaiety Theatre has hosted the annual Christmas Panto each year since 1873. Today, families come from far and wide to experience the Gaiety Christmas Panto and for many it has become as much a family Christmas tradition as Santa himself! The 2019 – 2020 fabulous Gaiety Theatre pantomime is Aladdin
Join Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Nurse Nellie Nu Nu & the Merry Men, as they try to defeat the wicked Sheriff of Snottingham (Simon Scowl) in this fantastic traditional Panto this Christmas time. The show features all the usual singing, dancing, fun and laughter you have come to expect from ‘The Liberty Panto’ and if you fancy being a part of the show it’s not too late. Robin Hood is recruiting his Merry Men and you could be picked for a walk on part in this year’s show! Why not meet the cast for photos afterwards and join in the fun! Starring Dublin’s wickedly funny Comedian & Fair City Bad guy ‘Eric Lalor’. School Performances will be staged on the following dates… Thursday 19th December 11.30am Friday 20th December 11.30am General Bookings www.libertypanto.com Telephone 01 5563511 If you would like to make a school booking please email firstname.lastname@example.org School show rates are €17.00 each for the 11.00 morning shows only. Teachers go free with school groups. Free Tea & Coffee for teachers.
As everyone has discovered, The Olympia Theatre Pantomime is now THE MUST SEE Panto in Dublin! With a glittering Celebrity line-up, traditional Panto values and the funniest script in the country, this year will be as star studded and surprising as ever. Cinderella –The Story of Cinders & Her Fella – is the most entertaining, magical and funniest family Panto you are ever likely to see! Running from Friday 20th December until Sunday 5th January, matinee & evening shows most days (full list of performances & times below) Please note, there is no show on 24th & 25th December. The running time of the show is approximately 2 and a half hours including interval, the show can run over sometimes so the times below are an estimate and should be used as a guideline only. Friday Dec 20th – Doors 1:00pm / Show 2:00pm (Early Bird price available) Friday Dec 20th – Doors 5:30pm / Show 6:30pm (Early Bird price available) Saturday Dec 21st – Doors 1:00pm / Show 2:00pm Saturday Dec 21st – Doors 5:30pm / Show 6:30pm Sunday Dec 22nd – Doors 1:00pm / Show 2:00pm Sunday Dec 22nd – Doors 5:30pm / Show 6:30pm Monday Dec 23rd […]