The Red Stables Christmas Art Programme 2013
St. Annes Park and the Red Stables will have a wonderful selection of Christmas events over this weekend to mark the festive season.
SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER
Christmas Tree Decorations 12.30 - 4.30pm
Join artist Martina Galvin to make a variety of colourful
Christmas decorations, using natural materials, for the
Red Stables Christmas tree and your own tree. The Snow
King and Queen will be in the courtyard from 3.45 - 4.45pm
to help everyone put their decorations on the tree!
Robins and Wrens 12.30 - 4.30pm
Learn about winter garden birds with Biodiversity DCC
and Bird Watch Ireland. Find out how to identify and feed
them and make garden habitats which will help to increase
the chances of the Wren becoming as abundant as the
Robin. Make your own bird feeder or why not make a
Christmas bird tree?
The Tree Lighting Ceremony 4.30pm
Join Councillor Jane Horgan-Jones as she switches on the
Christmas tree lights. The Third Day Chorale will perform a
selection of festive melodies before and after the ceremony.
Christmas Puppet Show 4.45pm - 5.30pm
Conor Lambert’s Custard Pie Puppet Company returns
to The Red Stables with this magical children’s Christmas
show ‘Christmas Crackers’ which embodies the festive
mood and features Santa’s mischievous helpers, Ding and
Dong. Booking Essential. Contact Victoria Kearney
T: 01 222 7843 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY 15TH DECEMBER
Hand Printed Christmas Cards 12 - 4pm
Join artist Elaine Leader for a fun workshop on how
to create your own hand printed Christmas card using
Could it be a Christmas Tree? 12 - 4pm
Taking inspiration from the trees in St. Anne’s Park and their
hidden friends, make your own ‘Festive Light Picture’ with
artist Elizabeth Archbold.
Paper Wonderland, Artist Maeve Clancy
Explore Maeve’s magical Christmas paper wonderland
in the exhibition space and her winter bird and snowflake
installation in Studio 1.
TIR NA NÓG CAIFE AT THE RED STABLES
Drop in to the café for a festive treat of mulled wine and mini mince
pies, €3 per person and free warm ‘punch’ for children.
Open Monday – Sunday 9.30am – 6pm.
T. 01 854 2145 / 087 274 9796
THE RED STABLES ART,
CRAFT AND FOOD MARKET
Open every Saturday 10am – 5pm.
Promoting organic, artisan and local produce,
fresh fruit & vegetables, arts & crafts.