Magic, sword making and music in Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle’s programme of free events leading up to Christmas concludes this weekend with magic, angels and sword making.

Kilkenny Castle’s programme of free events leading up to Christmas concludes this weekend with magic, angels and sword making.

This Saturday’s events include storytelling for all ages from 11-11.45am and again from 2.15-3pm, a mini Christmas tree workshop for ages 3 and up from 12.15-1pm, and a Christmas angels workshop for ages 6 and up from 3.30-4pm.

Sunday then brings two sessions of sword making and stage combat for ages 7-10 from 10-11.30am and from 12.30-2pm, a magician for children up to 10 years from 2.30-3.30pm and Music for Tiny Tots from 3.45-4.15pm. There will also be performances in the castle’s Long Gallery by Thukolo Gospel Choir at 2.15pm, the Dungarvan Choir at 3pm and Deirdre Gannon at 3.30pm.

Places on the workshops can be booked by contacting 056 7704100.