The first Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival will capture the imagination of young audiences with magical theatre, raucous book readings, chatty talks, interactive workshops plus a host of other activities for the rest of the family too.
For the entire month of October the Lime Tree Theatre and 69 O’Connell Street in Limerick will be buzzing with active, curious and spellbound minds.
Theatre companies and writers will travel from Australia, USA, France, Italy and the UK to perform various shows in Limerick.
Irish company Branar do Pháisti will present their new show ‘The Way Back Home’, which premiered this summer at the Galway International Arts Festival.
Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company will amaze audiences with their special interpretation of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’.
Limerick company Beyond The Bark has a new show ‘Spun’ which is based on a book by Emma Fisher, this visually stimulating show will attract a very young audience and the Kidding Ensemble Theatre Company’s show ‘Sweet Hands and Spicy Feet’ is a thirty minute show suitable for 3-18mths.
Along with performances catering for younger age groups, Fibin will present ‘Othello’ and ‘An Tráil’ for Leaving Certificate students.
For the 8+ year olds, the Australian company Slingsby will present ‘Cheeseboy’; a show about a boy made of cheese coming to Earth for the first time.
Voracious readers and future authors will have chance to meet and learn from some of the country’s best writers including Judi Curtin and Darren Shan.
All events are listed on www.limetreetheatre.ie - tickets can be purchased online or through our box office on 061 774 774.