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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum Events

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EPIC Explorers Club

Do you love stories? Curious about history and museums? Or wild about technology? This history club may be for you! 

Beginning October 2019, EPIC Explorers is a new after school monthly club for primary school children taking place at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.

Involving a mix of hands-on crafting activities, tech tasks and longer term research projects, you will learn all about the history of Ireland and the Irish diaspora through fun and informative workshops, finishing in an exhibition of your work!

The EPIC Explorers Club will take place every second Wednesday of the month. There will be two terms to the 2019/2020 Explorers Club, each lasting four weeks

Event Information

Venue:- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Classification :- Workshop

Dates:- 9 October, 13 November, 11 December, 8 January, 12 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May 2019

Times:-3:30pm – 5:00pm.

Admission: –  €6 – €18

Booking Online:-You can book online here through our booking link directly to the EPIC ticket sales

Home Cooking: A History of Irish Food & Drink

In this talk, Margaret Hickey, bestselling author of Ireland’s Green Larder, will look at the way that the Irish brought with them attitudes to food and drink that they shared with their newfound neighbours.

During the event Margaret will speak about bread making and baking in general, the Irish methods of distilling and how they were taken up overseas, the many manifestations and permutations on cooking with oatmeal. Irish stew and its evolution, the rituals attendant on food preparation and cooking.

The talk will also be accompanied by a live traditional music performance by one of Ireland’s most accomplished fiddlers.

Event Information

Venue:- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Classification :-

Dates:-  Tuesday 1 October 2019

Times:-  5:30pm – 6:30pm

Admission: – From €5

Booking Online:-You can book online here through our booking link directly to the EPIC ticket sales

Taste the Island: Little Growers Workshop

Do you have a little chef or gardener on your hands? Or perhaps you know nothing about planting, and want some guidance on how to start your very own family patch?

As part of Fáilte Ireland’s Taste the Island Food Festival, in this fun and messy workshop for families you will discover all about traditional Irish plants and recipes, before painting and planting your very own pots and seedlings to take home. From Irish strawberries to tomatoes and beyond, you’ll receive step-by-step guidelines on how to start your very own edible garden! Yum!

Want to see EPIC Museum while you’re here? Get 20% off entry with this ticket! All you need to do is show your Eventbrite ticket at the desk to receive your exclusive discount.

Event Information

Venue:- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Classification :- Workshop

Dates:-  Saturday 5 October 2019

Times:-  11am – 12.30pm

Admission: – €9

Booking Online:-You can book online here through our booking link directly to the EPIC ticket sales

Tiny Tots Tuesday: Autumn Singaling

If there’s one thing the Irish are known for, it’s their musical talent. Stretch your vocal chords and get your little one harmonising in this adorable Tiny Tots chorus!

In our October Tiny Tots event the wonderful Susan from Singaling will be joining us again for an adorable singing session. We’ll be exploring music and play in these workshops, so bring your little one along for a morning of fun, song and dance. We’re looking forward to hearing some tiny tunes!

There will be free tea and coffee provided by Bakehouse CHQ, as well as some lovely treats and a chance to sit back, relax and get to know other local families.

Participants at this event can also avail of a 20% discount on tickets to our museum.

This event is suitable for children aged 6 months – 3.5 Years.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times during the event.

Event Information

Venue:- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Classification :-  Kids Fun

Dates:- Tuesday 8 October

Times:- 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Recommended for ages 6 months – 3.5 Years

Admission: –  €12

Booking Online:-You can book online here through our booking link directly to the EPIC ticket sales

Samhain Halloween Festival

Prepare for a scare at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum this Halloween. On 28th October the otherworldly will descend upon the vaults of the CHQ building in historic Dublin Docklands, as spirits big (and small) will gather for the inaugural family Samhain festival!

Celebrating the ancient origins of Halloween, Samhain Festival will bring back our traditional ghostly tales and inspire a new generation to unleash their inner Seanchaí (storyteller) with our Samhain story competition and gruesome tales from Ireland’s most famous storyteller, Eddie Lenehan. Expect lots of spine-chilling fun as you immerse yourself in an authentic Halloween experience, with everything from turnip carving and creepy creative workshops, to traditional Halloween games and hijinks, and a whole host of characters such as the Banshee, the Morrígan, some naughty fairies and the Púca!

Event Information

Venue:- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Classification :- Families

Dates:- 28th October 2019

Times:- 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm

Admission: –

Booking Online:-You can book online here through our booking link directly to the EPIC ticket sales

Directions To EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is located at the heart of Dublin, at Custom House Quay on the River Liffey, the original departure point for so many of Ireland’s emigrants, it is a short walk from O’Connell Street or Trinity College, so can be easily accessed as part of your visit to the beautiful city of Dublin.

 
 

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