Past Events

Arts and Science Workshop with Orla Bates |Teens|

Ossary Youth Kilkenny

[SCHOOLS ONLY] Órla offers engaging, hands-on workshops and projects that link nature, art, and creativity. The workshops explore biodiversity in the local environment to stimulate curiosity and creativity through art and science.

Free

Aileen Drohan E textile Workshop |Adults|

New Park Close FRC Kilkenny

[ FULLY BOOKED ] In this workshop, participants learn how to make a fabric flower with twinkling LED lights. The Lilypad wearable is an electronic platform and circuit. By integrating the sewable components with conductive thread and a coin cell battery, you will create your first wearable electronic to keep. No previous experience is necessary

Free

Bricks 4 Kids | Primary |

Urlingford Library Urlingford Library, Kilkenny

|FULLY BOOKED| Bricks 4 Kidz provide a range of LEGO® educational play activities during Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) weeks to girls & boys aged between 5 and 12. These play based programmes provide children with the opportunity to improve their understanding of numerical concepts and enhance their problem solving capabilities.

Free

Spoken word night with Stephen James Smith & Enda Reilly |Adults|

Bridies, Langtons Birdies, Langtons , 72 John Street Lower, Gardens, Kilkenny

Stephen & Enda are Irish poets, playwright, performers and educators. Their creations have been extensively published, translated into eight languages, and they have received numerous awards, literary bursaries and grants promoting and educating through prose, drama, theatre and writing. Join them for this rousing performance in Bridies, Langtons where his lyrical rhythms take us on a trip through prose, beats and articulation. One Night Only, Very Special Event.

Free

Design Kilkenny 2023 Conference |General Public|

Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle The Parade, Dukesmeadows,, Kilkenny

[FULLY BOOKED] Design Kilkenny 2023 Conference at Parade Tower Kilkenny on 17th November. With MC Richard Curran , panelists Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, Holger Strøm, Nora Twomey, Dr. Linda King, Susan Mosse,Robert Tully, Paul Young, Aidan Kenny, Senior Vice-President, Fidelity Investments , Mary V. Mullin, and Irish Folklore Trilogy - National Design and Crafts Gallery, opening.

Free

Science Week Quiz with Steve Sherman | PRIMARY LEVEL |

Online Event

[OPEN FOR BOOKING] Join international edutainer Steve Sherman, Chief Imagination Officer of livingmaths.com, in this whacky and wild science quiz that will test the students on a broad range of topics in the sciences. It will be fast paced and action packed. Prepare for loads of laughs and some science knowledge too!

Free

The Science of Brewing |Adults|

O Sullivans Taproom O Sullivans Taproom, Kilkenny

[OPEN FOR BOOKING] Sullivans Brewing Company has a rich and full-flavoured history spanning over 300 years in Kilkenny. Master Brewer Ian Hamilton shares the story of brewing Sullivans Beers in this intimate ticketed event with limited capacity. Taste a selection of craft beers accompanied by a selected menu in this very special event taking place in one of Kilkennys liveliest and most popular social hotspots.

Free

Tales and Trails |Families|

Kilkenny Castle Kilkenny castle, Kilkenny

[OPEN FOR BOOKING]The popular Trails and Tales event returns, this time at the splendid Kilkenny Castle Park. Join Teagasc’s Michael Somers and Catherine Keena, who will bring us on an interesting looped walk of the park, where we will find out all about everything from forestry and history to biodiversity.

Free

Rubbish: How it Affects our Woodland |Teens|

Castlecomer Discovery Park

[ Booking Closed ] This workshop is dedicated to tackling the biggest issue left by our visitors in our woodland! Teaming up with local youth groups who have a keen interest in Climate Action plans, the workshop presents the Biodiversity and Climate Action Targets that Castlecomer Discovery Park sets for their workers and their visitors.

Free

Art Start |Childrens|

[FULLY BOOKED] The workshop takes inspiration from this year’s Science Weeks theme ‘Human’ and an Aideen Barry drawing from the Butler Gallery Collection. Through the medium of collage, children will playfully explore technology as an extension of the human body.

Science of the Skywalk |Teens|

Castlecomer Discovery Park

[ BOOKING CLOSED ] Learn about the Science of the Skywalk before taking on the course yourself! This is a free event suitable for children (must be 7 years+ and 1.2m height minimum) and adults alike who want to know who want to know the Science behind the construction and completion of the Skywalk challenge.

Free

Rubbish: How it Affects our Woodland | Teens | Castlecomer

Castlecomer Discovery Park

[ BOOKING CLOSED ] This workshop is dedicated to tackling the biggest issue left by our visitors in our woodland! Teaming up with local youth groups who have a keen interest in Climate Action plans.

Free
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