Storytelling and sword making in Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is hosting free events this weekend including sword making, magic, storytelling and music by local performers.

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.