24th & 25th October: Spooky Shadow Puppets

Hear about Samhain traditions, then join artist Carmel Balfe to make shadow puppets to tell your own spooky Hallowe’en tale.



Lovely, friendly relaxed atmosphere

St Brids


At a Glance

Dates:  24th & 25th October
Times:    Tuesday/ Wednesday 10.00am-11.00am & 11.30am-12.30pm
Level: Junior & Senior Infants
Group size: 15
Location: Activity Room Museum Galleries
Duration: 1hr per session


Curriculum Links

SESE: History
Arts Education: Visual Arts


Learning Outcomes

  • Hear about some Samhain traditions and view the related collection  
  • Make and do session learn to cut and assemble shadow puppets
  • Perform a short story based on your shadow puppets

Make A Booking Enquiry

Submit your online booking request here or contact the bookings office

Phone: 094 90 31751

Email: educationtph@museum.ie

Bookings Office Hours: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday to Friday.