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 Patrick’s Mysterious adventure

The Children’s Council, Connor are  organizing an all-age exhibition and story trail themed around the life of Ireland’s patron saint Patrick. We hope that the event will give visitors the opportunity to reconnect with the life story of Saint Patrick, discover more about him and be inspired by his faith and faithfulness to God.

So why not put the dates in your diary and make time to come and visit the event in St. Anne’s Cathedral. You will be able to take a walk though the different stages of Patrick’s life and discover his adventures first-hand.

Live actors will re-enact the tale from Patrick’s capture by Irish pirates to his return to serve the people of Ireland that he loved so well. You can visit our art and history workshops, interact with our circus performers, join in with Viking battle re-enactments and enjoy live Irish music and dance!

The exhibition can be explored independently or why not wait for one of our timed performances where actors bring the story to life?

15th -16th March – School Days

Invited primary schools from schools close to the venue have been invited to participate on these days. Two sessions per day are scheduled

Session 1    10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Session 2    12.30 pm – 2.30 pm

The experience for school groups will include the interactive trail and 2 interactive workshops.

17th-18th March – Public Days

Opening hours 12-4 pm.

All visitors are welcome to come in and explore the St. Patrick trail. A full programme of performances will run alongside the interactive exhibition. Enjoy performances from Irish dancers, large head characters “Mr and Mrs Leprechaun”, circus walkabout acts,  Irish harpist, and Irish dancers. Join in with creative art and craft workshops hosted by “Jumping clay” and “Doodlebugs” and take part in re-enactments of battle scenes with Ardglass Vikings.

19th March

Come and join us for a special intercommunity St. Patrick’s themed All Age service beginning at 3.30pm. Everyone will be welcome to attend. Suitable for families with children.

To download a flyer click on the link below:

Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure Flyer





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