IN KIDS ON 3RD JUL 2023

Live Events Summer 2023 Fota at 40

Fota Wildlife Park presents a series of live events across six weeks, free with entry price or admission from the 10th July 2023 until the 20th August 2023 on selected dates only. 

Some require pre-booking in advance.

Graffiti Theatre Company presents an interactive puppet show, Rowan and the Seasons

Mondays on weeks 10th July to 14th August inclusive

Three shows daily, on the above dates. BOOKING NECCESSARY.

Suitable for 3-years-old to 9-years-old

Graffiti Theatre Company presents, Rowan and the Seasons, a brand-new creative, enchanting and engaging, learning workshop with puppets suitable for 3yrs – 9yrs.

ROWAN has spent a winter indoors, feeling very cosy! One morning he notices that the garden looks a little different, so he goes outside to investigate… Join Puppeteer Jo Dennehy and Graffiti Creative Learning facilitators for an interactive puppetry encounter, as we walk through the seasons together.

Show times: Approx. 45 minutes.

12.30 and 1.45 and 2.45 pm daily

Venue: Marquee

Please note this is an intimate show and is suitable for those with sensory issues.  Capacities are limited to 25 children per show.

Booking now available for 17th, 24th and 31st July here. More dates will be available to book from 31st of July.

Parent or guardian must be always present with child audience member during the shows.

Mark the Science Guy – as seen on RTE!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from week of 11th July to 17th August inclusive *

(*except for 20th July – no show that date). BOOKING NECCESSARY.

Two shows daily, on the above dates.

Suitable for all ages.

Scientist and TV Presenter, Mark the Science Guy, from RTE’s award-winning science series, “Let’s Find Out”, will take you on a scientific adventure exploring our beautiful planet. Discover things we can all do to make a positive change in this highly engaging, superbly entertaining and wholeheartedly uplifting family show. 

Plenty of planet earth superhero’s will be needed to join Mark on stage with his interactive demonstrations.

Running time approx. 40 minutes

12.30 and 2 pm daily

*Except for July 19th –  12.00 noon and 13.00 shows July 19th only*

Live shows up to 3rd Aug available to book here. More dates will be available to book from 31st July.

Venue: Marquee

Parent or guardian must be always present with child audience member during the shows.

Yoga at Fota is back!

Fridays on weeks Fri 14th July to 18th August inclusive except for Friday 4th August.

Two sessions daily, on the above dates. BOOKING NECCESSARY. 

1pm -1:40pm Flow Yoga

2pm – 2:40pm Family Yoga – Yoga for All Ages

Flow Yoga is suitable for 10yrs +

Family Yoga is suitable for all age groups.

Family friendly yoga classes run by Hot Yoga Cork are running every Friday in the Marquee and will give you a chance to stretch, release, breathe and enjoy some gentle exercise as part of a healthy day out at Fota Wildlife Park. Yoga mats will be provided.

Sessions: Approx. 40 minutes

Venue: Marquee

Parent or guardian must be always present with child audience member during the yoga sessions. Please note these are small capacity events, max 40 participants.

Booking now available for  Fri 21st and 28th of July here.

More Yoga at Fota dates will be available to book from 31st of July.

Other events include:

Peter Dowdall, Connecting Plants and Nature – 50 minute walk and talk workshop. BOOKING NECCESSARY.

Wed 16th Aug at 13.30 – booking available here: (link)

 

Wildlife Talks, Feeding  Times- currently running daily, no pre-booking needed. See events calendar here.

Blue Imagination Playground11th to the 14th July inclusive (12 to 4pm), drop in/no booking necessary. Location: near Incubation House.

 

Three Educational Themed weekends on various weekends – see below – drop in, no booking necessary.

July 15th & 16th – Mad Scientist Weekend, 12 noon to 17.00, venue Marquee

July 29th & 30th – Native Species Weekend, 12 noon to 17.00, venue Marquee

Aug 19th & 20th – Bug Bonanza Weekend, 12 noon to 17.00, venue Marquee

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