Poetry Workshops

Please note: 2.30 pm workshop is fully booked!

Rhyme and Reason

an interactive poetry workshop for kids and parents

An hour-long introduction to poetry for children over 8 who should bring along an adult of their choice. 

the aim

to explore the way that poetry works, using percussion instruments to tap out rhythm, and playing a game to find words that rhyme.

what you will hear

you will hear 6 original poems, written by Celia Kenny especially for the festival. All the poems are set in Dublin.

what you will see

You will see fantastic and quirky illustrations of the new poems drawn by Lisa Kinsell. Lisa and Celia are currently working on a book of poetry for children.

what you will take home

you will take home a poem you write yourself.

12.30 pm and 2.30 pm.

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