Published 05.02.2016
by Kids’ Own

Join us at the Sligo Children’s Book Festival 2016

Kids’ Own is delighted to partner with The Model and the Hawk’s Well Theatre to host the fourth Sligo Children’s Book Festival, celebrating family literacy and creativity of parents and young children. The action-packed festival will run from 3rd-6th March 2016 and features the return of the Kids’ Own Book Factory to inspire children and parents alike!

The launch of the fourth Children’s Book Festival will take place on Thursday, 3rd March at 5pm, with free face-painting, storytelling and fun events for all the family at the Hawk’s Well Theatre. Over four action packed days from Thursday to Sunday a series of exciting events will take place at locations all over Sligo.

View the full programme and booking information here:

Kid’s Own Book Factory
Kids’ Own hosts another whirlwind of bookmaking at The Model. Join this hive of industry and power the production line with your imagination and creative ideas in our custom-designed Book Factory! Get inspired and create your very own book with artist Naomi Draper and Orla Kenny. Booking is essential. Contact Kids’ Own: [email protected] or ph. 071 91 24945 to book your place.  All workshops are €8 per child.

School Workshops {now fully booked}

Friday 4th
10.00-11.30 (15 in each group)
12.30-14.00 (15 in each group)

Family Workshops

Saturday 5th
11.00-13.00 (3-4 years) (max 14: one parent – one child)
14.00-16.00 (5-6 years) (max 14: one parent – one child)

Sunday 6th
11.00-13.00 (7-8 years) (max 14: one parent – one child)
14.00-16.00 (9-10 years) (max 15)