Kilkenny Castle is hosting free events this weekend including sword making, magic, storytelling and music by local performers.
This Saturday will feature storytelling for all ages from 11-11.45am, and a stained glass lantern workshop for ages 10 and up from 12.15-1.15pm.
There will again be storytelling for all ages from 2.15-3pm on Saturday, followed by a Christmas angels workshop for ages 6 years and up from 3.30-4pm.
On Sunday there will be two sessions of sword making and stage combat for ages 7-10, first from 10-11.30am and then from 12.30-2pm.
The Sonas chamber choir will perform from 2-2.30pm, a magician will entertain those up to 10 years from 2.30-3.30pm. Music-wise on Sunday, the Kilkenny Gospel Choir will perform from 2.45-3.15pm; the Unity Singers from 3.30-4pm , and there will be Music for Tiny Tots up to 4 years old from 3.45-4.15pm.
Bookings for the workshops can be made on 056 7704100.