Puppet Show with Banyan Theatre Company: Little Red Riding Hood

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Sunday 29th, 1.30 pm, Little Theatre – €5 (4 tickets for €15).
Sold out – tickets still available for the 11 a.m. performance of Goldilocks.

‘Oh Grandma, what big eyes you have!’

A curious young girl weaves her way through the woods to her grandma’s house. A journey full of surprises… A playful and imaginative re-telling of the timeless Brothers Grimm story.

red cap

Live performance, puppet operation and visual invention… Banyan’s ‘Little Red Cap’ is designed for children, but if you, an adult, ever wondered why you were fascinated by the art of puppetry, go and see it, and you will 
be well reminded!” (Animations Magazine)

Performance length: 50 min | Suitable for ages 3-8

See also our other Banyan performance at 11 a.m.!

Rock Trailer

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Some pictures from the 2013 Rock Trailer, with a big thanks to the Battle of the Band Facebook page / Debbie Stevens for letting us have them.

Sunday 29th, 2pm-5pm, Strand Street – free. 

Six bands entertain the street party with Rock & more from the Rock Trailer, among them The Black Captain from Balrothery and this year’s winners and runners-up of the Battle of the Band, Crooked Edge and Vicinity Overtone.

Previous Trailer 1The Black Captainprevious trailer 2

Dance Dimension will perform as well. We recommend to keep coming back to the Trailer to see as many of the groups and dancers as possible!

This year’s running order is:


Street Party

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Sunday 29th, 2pm-5pm, Strand Street – free.

This year we have live street theatre, Dance Dimensions, stalls-a-plenty, your favourite cartoon characters, an A to Z of crafts, foods and much more. There are a lots of games taking place on the day of the Street Party along with a few surprises not to be missed.

Also on this afternoon, there will be the Skerries Community Association Volunteer Corner, an Art Exhibition in a local curator’s house, and the Musical Oasis.
And our trailer of local talent will make sure that SKERRIES ROCKS!

Please note that parts of Strand Street will be temporarily closed to ensure the safety of all at the Party.

Musical Oasis

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Sunday 29th, 2.30-5pm, Strand Street Methodist Church – free.

Relax and enjoy a few moments of musical bliss. Musical Oasis is our free, pop-up, drop in and chill out performance space, where talented musicians will be performing throughout the afternoon.

methodist church Skerries

Here is a list of performers with their instruments and the approximate time they will be on.

There is no guarantee for the time or running order – come early if you want to be sure to catch somebody!
There will be last-minute changes, people being added or dropping out. Expect surprises!

Sean Carey                                          Voice/guitar                            2.00pm

Band (Mitchell and The Crew)          Voice/guitar                            2.10pm

Philip Fahy                                         Trumpet & Piano                    2.20pm

Jessica & Hugh Doolan                      Voice/guitar                            2.30pm

Eva Campbell                                     Voice/guitar                            2.40pm

Adam Caka                                         Piano                                       2.50pm

Rebecca Cauldwell                             Voice/piano                            2.55pm

Ciarán Mc Kenna                               Piano                                       3.00pm

Kate Lambkin                                     Voice/guitar                            3.10pm

Emma Butler, Sara Butler,

Hannah Maloney & Erin Loosley      Voice                                      3.20pm

Sarah Enright                                      Voice, Piano & Saxophone    3.30pm

Hannah Hawkshaw                             Voice                                      3.40pm

Fiona Garvey                                      Voice/guitar                            3.50pm

Ross Mc Hugh                                    Voice                                      4.00pm

Labhaoise Mc Hugh                           Voice                                      4.05pm

Ruby Pereira                                       Piano                                       4.10pm

Daisy Pereira                                      Piano & fiddle                                    4.12pm

Emma Quinn                                      Voice/guitar                            4.15pm

Deirdre Cleary                                   Piano                                       4.20pm

Fingal Chamber Choir                     Voice                                      4.30pm

Art Exhibition: Pilvi Takala

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Sunday 29th, 12noon-5pm, “Brookville,” Holmpatrick – free

Following last year’s very successful exhibition of performance work by artist Sarah Hurl, independent curator Cleo Fagan has decided again to use her home as an exhibition space for the work of a selected artist. This year she has chosen to exhibit video based work by internationally critically acclaimed Finnish artist Pilvi Takala.

Takala Trainee

The Trainee depicts the artist’s activities under an assumed identity as a marketing intern in large accounting company Deloitte. During the month long intervention the artist behaved in an unorthodox manner that, though rational, inoffensive and non-threatening, considerably unsettled the office environment. As curator and writer Anna Gritz says ‘It’s a technique that prompts us to reevaluate the invisible rules, value systems, and codes of conduct for their practicability and significance, actions that lay a seed for subversive thoughts that may only unravel over time.’

The Trainee was produced in collaboration with Deloitte and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. Pilvi Takala is based in Istanbul and Helsinki.

This captivating and often humorous work will be exhibited between 12 noon and 5 pm on Sunday, 29 September at Brookville, 22 Holmpatrick, Skerries (opposite the Malting House). All welcome!

SCA Community Volunteer Corner

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Some pictures from the Lego Corner (part of the Soundwaves Community Volunteer Corner stall):

Sunday 29th, 2pm-5pm, Strand Street – free.

The Skerries Community Association is hosting a “community corner” where you can discover the multitude of
interesting activities that go on in Skerries and find out how to get involved. All local voluntary groups are
welcome to apply for space. Bring your own stand. See for more details.