Children’s Programme


Our 2018 Festival will run from Thursday 8th November to Sunday 11th November. The programme for DBF 2018 will be available closer to the time. Sign up for our newsletter, follow us on social media and watch this space for updates!

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THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-2Book Art Exhibition

In association with Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm (on display from Thursday – Sunday)

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-50Take a Walk on the Wild Side 

With Seán O’Súilleabháin

In association with The National Botanic Gardens 

Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

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FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-51Mad Grandad Illustration Workshop (Ages 5-8) ***SOLD OUT***

With Oisín McGann

Time: 11.00am – 11.45am

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With Alan Clarke and Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

In association with Laureate na nÓg

Time: 12.00pm – 2.00pm

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Time: 12.00pm – 4.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-52The Winter Garden

All the family

Time: 12.00pm – 5.00pm

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SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-54Story Writing Workshop (Ages 8-10)

In association with Fighting Words

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-55Red Rover, Red Rover (Age 7+)***SOLD OUT***

With Kunak McGann 

Time: 11.30pm – 12.15pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-52The Winter Garden

All the family

Time: 12.00pm – 5.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-56A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea:  Family Rhyme and Art Fun ***SOLD OUT***

With Steve McCarthy and Sarah Webb

All the family

Time: 12.30pm – 1.15pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-57The Big Picture

With Chris Judge and Niamh Sharkey

In association with Laureate na nÓg

All the family

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-58CBI Book Clinic

In association with Children’s Books Ireland

All the family

Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm

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SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-61Rí-Rá, Róbait agus Ruaille Buaille! – Bilingual Storytelling Event

With Máire Zepf

All the family

Time: 11.15am – 12.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-62Hopscotch in the Sky (Age 8+)

With Lucinda Jacob and Lauren O’Neill

In association with Poetry Ireland and Little Island Books

Time: 12.00pm – 12.45pm

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Time: 12.00pm – 4.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-52The Winter Garden

All the family

Time: 12.00pm – 5.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-63The Big Picture

With PJ Lynch and Lauren O’Neill

In association with Laureate na nÓg

All the family

Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-64Seoladh leabhair LeabhairCOMHAR / LeabhairCOMHAR book launch

Le hOrna Ní Choileáin

Time: 2.00pm – 2.45pm

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