March – Mountains To Sea Book Festival

"Mountains To Sea Book Festival"

Mountains To Sea Book Festival 2016

Mountains To Sea Book Festival will take place in dlr LexIcon, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire and the Mill Theatre, Dundrum from 9 – 13  March. They are  proud to present an events programme that has something for everyone. There will be Booker Prize-winning authors will be appearing at the book festival.

The children’s programme is vastly expanded with a Children’s Author Lunch among the highlights and there will be lots of activities that  will be staged over the days, some will include book and food stalls, entertainers, face-painting, music, crafts and loads of other fun stuff.

Mountains to Sea Book Festival has enjoyed a fantastic last few year thanks to the support and enthusiasm of local families and book-lovers alike. Go and join them at the festival to find out more!   They are looking forward to seeing you.

Mountains To Sea Book Festival Event Information

Venue:- events at dlr LexIcon, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire and the Mill Theatre, Dundrum

Classification:- Book Festival / All Ages

Date:- 9 – 13  March

Time:- All Day

Admission:- Various

Booking:    Some Events Are Free and Tickets are now available from the Pavilion Box Office

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Mountains To Sea Book Festival Children Events

They will have all kinds of brilliant book events in store for young readers of all ages. From an audience with the remarkable Darren Shan, and all kinds of Skulduggery with Derek Landy, to a very special Monster Book Lunch and a Monster Family Book Quiz, there is something for everyone.


Tickets for all events will be sold via the Pavilion Theatre Box Office Tel. 01 2312929  and many events will sell out very quickly so if you want to be sure of a seat, book early to avoid disappointment!

Given the times we are living in, DLR County Council has tried to keep ticket prices at a reasonable level and for those who plan to attend more than one event they are also offering offer whereby if you want to book for three events, the cheapest of the three will be free.

For More Information email [email protected] or TEL +353 1 2719532

A complete schedule of Mountains To Sea Book Festival events  for Schools and families.

Wednesday March 9th10.00amGoing Wild: Wolf Stories (Schools)Mill Theatre
Wednesday March 9th11.00amÓ Bhó Go Deo! (Schools)dlr LexIcon, The Studio
Wednesday March 9th12.15pmThe World of Darkmouth (Schools)Mill Theatre
Thursday March 10th11.30amNew Voices (Schools)County Hall
Friday March 11th10.30amReturn to the Secret Garden (Schools)Pavilion Theatre
Friday March 11th11.00amKnights and Superheroes (Schools)dlr LexIcon, The Studio
Saturday March 12th10.00amMaking Up Monsters Workshopdlr LexIcon
Saturday March 12th11.00amAnimal Magic with Holly Webb & Alan NolanCounty Hall
Saturday March 12th10.45amLighting the Fire – Young Adult (YA) Masterclassdlr LexIcon
Saturday March 12th1.30pmCathy CassidyPavilion Theatre
Saturday March 12th2.00pmTeen Workshop with Sheena Wilkinsondlr LexIcon
Saturday March 12th2.30pmThe Business of Children’s Books (Adult Event)County Hall
Saturday March 12th5.00pmCecilia Ahern, Sarah Crossan, Patrick Ness & Louise O’NeillCounty Hall
Sunday March 13th10.00amGrandad’s Island Storytime with Benji Daviesdlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th11.00amThe Magical World of PJ Lynchdlr LexIcon, The Studio
Sunday March 13th11.00amOh No, George! Guided Multi-Sensory Workshop6 sessions in total at dlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th12.15pmBusy Busy World – Illustration Panel (Adult Event)dlr LexIcon, The Studio
Sunday March 13th12.30pmPhilip Ardagh presents The Gruntsdlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th2.30pmDave Pigeon Art & Story Fundlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th2.30pmMaking A Mystery Workshopdlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th3.00pmGrandad’s Island Storytime with Benji Daviesdlr LexIcon
Sunday March 13th4.00pmThe Great Big Family Book ShowPavilion Theatre


"Mountains To Sea Book Festival"


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