02 - 05 Mar. 2017

Sligo Children's Book Festival

We’re delighted to announce the return of Sligo Children’s Book Festival from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th March, 2017. With events happening here at The Model and the Hawk’s Well Theatre in partnership with Kids Own.


Come along to the festival launch at The Model, 12.30 pm on Thursday, 2nd March, on the occasion of Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday.

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The Kids’ Own Book Factory

The Kids’ Own Book Factory is back and will be resident at The Model during Sligo Children’s Book Festival with artist Naomi Draper and writer Jo Holmwood. Children and families are invited to join the book-making bustle and develop their own unique books through a creative process supported by the artist and writer.

Places are limited so booking is essential.

Thursday 2nd March:
Schools only
9.30am/11am

Sunday 5th March:
10am-11.30am (3-4 year olds)
12-1.30pm (5-7 year olds)
2.30-4.00pm (8-10 year olds)

For bookings contact Kids’ Own at: info@kidsown.ie | 07191-24945

Film – The Lorax
Thursday 2 March
11.00, €4/pp

Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday with birthday cake, hot chocolate and meet some of Dr. Seuss’s characters.

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Puppetry Workshop
Saturday 4 March
10.30, €4/pp

This workshop is limited to 10 places, so book early to avoid disappointment!

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Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Saturday 4 March
14.30 – 17.00, €8/pp

This workshop is limited to 6 places, so book early to avoid disappointment!

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Film – The Secret of Kells
Sunday 5 March
11.00, €5/pp

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