Temple Bar Summer Family Fun Day is taking place on : Saturday August 12th, 19th and 26th in Crampton Court, Temple Bar, Dublin, from 11am-2.30pm – All Free!
Featuring Live Music with The Pale, Call The Dancers Trad busk feat Rónán Ó Snodaigh and Jambo Jambo. Ballet Classes, Folk Dancing Classes with The Balfolk Dance Collective
Scooby Box Doggie Dancing Competition, Kids Art and Book Corner, and Free treats and eats.
For three Saturdays this August Temple Bar’s iconic Crampton Court will be transformed into a family fun area. Celebrating the diversity of Temple Bar this is a community event for those who live in the neighbourhood and those that pass through it.
The core theme is family fun designed for joining in as we entertain kids, adults, doggies and dog lovers with one big party.
Music headliners each day are Dublin’s finest avant garde folk funk pop combo The Pale. Responsible for some of the most memorable radio hits to leave this island, including their global smash ‘Butterfly’, The Pale take a break from writing their new album to join us. They’ll be rounding off each afternoon with a rousing array of great songs for joining in with.
Call The Dancers are Dublin’s finest traditional Irish music ensemble. They gather every Tuesday to play in the legendary Whelans Music Venue in Dublin to share the best music in the world. On Saturday 26th they will be joined by Kíla frontman Rónan Ó Snodaigh for a stomping selection of great Irish music.
Jambo Jambo is a group comprised of Irish and Congolese musicians. Founded in Temple Bar in 2016, they perform songs in Congolese, English and Portuguese. With three voices and two guitars, the focus is on harmony, African rhythms and showmanship.
The Balfolk Dance Collective share their passion for one of the world’s fastest spreading dance sensations. Their ethos revolves around making dancing accessible for everyone. Regardless of skill level they will have you swaying to the beats with abandon.
Scooby Box are dog lovers who’ve turned their passion into a business. They deliver doggie treat boxes to your door and the resulting unboxing videos have become an internet sensation. It’s impossible not to moved as you see the joy in doggies everywhere when their Scooby Box is opened. The crew will be spreading joy as they launch Dublin’s first ever Doggie Dance Competition with prizes provided by them.
Nova Johnstone is a globally recognised ballet teacher who has relocated to Ireland. She’ll be leading kids through some accessible ballet moves in Crampton Court. As a massive dog lover she’ll also be joining in with the Doggie Dance too!
All day each Saturday we’ll have a kids arts and book corner where there’ll be a chance to take a break from the dance floor for some more reflective activities.