Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure – 13th-17th March 2019
Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure is back again for its 3rd year in March 2019. This event will be held in Christ Church Lisburn and is a joint venture organized by Connor Diocese Children’s Council and Christ Church staff and parishioners.
So, what is Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure?
It’s an all-age exhibition and story trail, themed around the life of Ireland’s patron saint Patrick. 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. Visitors will have the opportunity to connect with the life story of Saint Patrick, discover more about him and be inspired by his faith and faithfulness to God.
13th -15th March – School Days
Opening hours 10-2:30 pm
Invited primary schools from the surrounding locality have been invited to participate on these days. The experience for school groups will include the interactive story trail and 2 workshops.
14th March – Uniformed Organisations evening
Opening hours 7:00-9:00pm
Invited uniformed organisations from the local area are invited to attend Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure on Thursday evening and experience all the fun and drama. The experience will include the interactive story trail and 2 workshops.
16th March – Public Day
Opening hours 11-4 pm
Everyone is welcome to come in and explore the St. Patrick trail.
During the public day the exhibition can be explored independently or though one of our timed performances where actors bring the story to life.
As well as the interactive story trail and exhibition, visitors can enjoy performances of live Irish dancing, take part in craft workshops and have some tea and cake in our café.
To keep the children entertained throughout, there will be plenty of hands on activities including a photo booth with costumes to dress up, and craft and colouring activities in the café. And what’s more, this family friendly event is free!
17th March – St. Patrick themed service
On 17th March there will be a special All Age St. Patrick themed service beginning at 11:30am with drama from Play it By Ear, and local school choirs and a talk by Sister Karen Webb. All welcome!
So why not put the dates in your diary and make time to come and visit Patrick’s Mysterious Adventure in Christ Church, Lisburn?