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Ruaille Buaille Lucan Children’s Music Festival • 8 June – 11 June 2016

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Wednesday 5th June

Launch of Ruaille Buaille 2019
Ruaille Buaille Party, for ALL ages!

FREE

11.00am Lucan Library
Bodhrán Workshop for Beginners
3rd to 6th classes

€2.00

9.30am - 10.30am Available to Schools
Early Years Performance
2 to 4 Years

FREE

10.00am - 10.45am Lucan Library
Trad Day
1st to 6th classes

FREE

11.15am - 12.00 noon Lucan Library
Early Years Performance
1 to 2 Years

FREE

11.30am - 12.15pm Lucan Library
Trad Day
1st to 6th classes

€2.00

1.10pm – 2.00pm Available to Schools
Bodhrán Workshop for Beginners
All ages, all the family!

FREE

4.30pm - 5.30pm Lucan Library
Ruaille Buaille Family Music Party
ALL AGES welcome.

FREE

6.00pm Lucan Library

Thursday 6th June

Tunes for Tiny
School and Creche Visits

€2.00

9.30am Creche visit or Junior Infants class
Instant Opera!
3rd to 6th classes

FREE

9.45am - 11.00am Lucan Library
Kakatsitsi featuring Mbilou
Can be tailored for all classes

€2.00

9.45am & 11.30am Available to Schools
Podcasting Workshop
3rd to 6th classes

€2.00

10.00am & 11.30am Available to Schools
Instant Opera!
2nd to 6th classes

€2.00

11.30am & 1.10pm Available to Schools
Tunes for Tiny
2 to 4 Years

FREE

11.30am - 12.15pm Lucan Library
Kakatsitsi featuring Mbilou
1st to 6th classes

FREE

1.00pm - 1.50pm Lucan Library
Podcasting Workshop
8 to 12 years

FREE

3.30pm (90 minute session) Lucan Library

Friday 7th June

African Singing Session with Kakatsitsi
1st to 6th classes

FREE

9.45am - 10.45am Lucan Library
Whistleberry Tunes
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th classes

€3.00

11.30am & 1.10pm Available to Schools (includes a FREE Tin Whistle)
Kakatsitsi featuring Mbilou
Programmes can be tailored for all classes

€2.00

11.30am & 1.10pm Available to Schools
Whistleberry Tunes
7 to 100 yrs!!

FREE

3.30pm (60 minutes) Lucan Library

Saturday 8th June

Musical-Toddlers Morning Library Visit
0 to 7 Years

FREE

10.00am - 12.00 noon Lucan Library

Big Gig Tent

12.00pmRuaille Buaille welcome Kakatsitsi featuring Mbilou as part of their international tour. Having completed three days working in the schools and libraries in Lucan, Kakatsitsi and Mbilou now take to the Big Gig Tent of Ruaille Buaille. Their collaborative set will fuse Mbilou’s acoustic instruments and chants with Kakatsitsi cool grooves.
12.45pmKylemore Early Music Ensemble From Kylemore Music Centre, playing music from the 16th century - from some of the earliest printed music sources. Performers aged between 9 & 16 years of age. Director – Eamon Sweeney
1.15pmInstant Opera! With a cast of international opera singers Sylvia O Brien (Soprano), David Lynn (Tenor) and Simon Morgan (Baritone), together with pianist David Wray, Instant Opera present a fun- filled action-packed session. Listen, learn and also take part in an opera performance yourselves!
2.15pmThe Whistleberries Don’t miss your chance to catch The Whistleberries as they bring their toe-tapping, tale-telling, hip-shaking hooley to the Festival Big Tent at Ruaille Buaille.
3.00pmLucan Gospel Choir Always a hit with the Ruaille Buaille audience Lucan Gospel Choir return to this year’s festival for another high energy performance.
3.45pmTrad Kids Extravaganza An unforgettable traditional music kids friendly performance with three of Ireland’s leading performers James Mahon (Kíla), Seanan Brennan (Kíla) and Brian Fleming (Percussionist).
4.30pmAfro-Celtic Fun Gig Watch a host of festival performers take to the stage for one big play and dance off!
5.00pmGroove Killer This young emerging band are an edgy mix of jazz, rock and swing - with a Lucan connection! Supported by Music Generation South Dublin and SubSounds!
6.00pmFESTIVAL FINALE

Paddy Casey joined by Lucan Gospel Choir. Ruaille Buaille is delighted to welcome leading Irish singer Paddy Casey to the stage of Ruaille Buaille where he will entertain audiences, young and old, with a mix of old, not so old and brand new material.

Library Time

12.00pmIllustration with Jon Berkeley (6 Years+)
1.15pmJuggling for Juniors (5 Years+)
2.15pmEarly Years Music-making (0-4 Years)
3.00pmAfrican Singing Session (All Ages)
3.45pmStoryTelling (All Ages)
4.30pm StoryMaking (All Ages)

Creative Space Pop-Up Events

12.30pmDrum Circle with Brian Fleming
1.30pmAfrican Dance
2.15pmTune Time with James Mahon & Seanan Brennan
3.00pmFeel your Feet - join the dance!
3.45pmKakatsitsi & Mbilou

Street Theatre Ireland - Circus Skills & Circus Shows

Circus Show

1.30pm, 3.00pm and 4.15pm

Pop-Up Events throughout the day

12 noon to 5.00pm

Family fun all day long including:

Big Gig Tent • Percussion and Arts Tent • Circus Space • Pop-up Workshops • Face Painting • Feel your Feet • Juggling • Magic • Storytelling • Food Stands

Unless otherwise stated all events, workshops and performances are FREE of charge and entry to each session is on a ‘first come first served basis’ so please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Download a PDF of our timetable by clicking here

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