At Annascaul Cafe and Pottery on Dec 10th at 2.45 pm and at 4.35 pm we will do a  session of  Boom Whacker  with Catriona. She will help you play a tune on percussion instrumentsand on boom whackers also. This is ideal if  you’re musical or not  and is  guaranteed to be fun. Classes are 7€ for both adults and children. This is ideal as a way to get an idea of how percussion drumming can work and how everyone loves the music generated

Earlier in the same day Sinead Rock will do her  Dream Catcher Mindfulness, Book Reading / Art class at 1.30pm. This is a great workshop for children between 6- 12 years of age.  Using a combination of fine ink pen, watercolour and gauche, Sinead captures the essence and beauty of our wonderful play and, world!  This is a must and great fun. Ticke price is 7€ per child

Get in contact here  or at 0868035464 for more info

The happenings at Annascaul Cafe are just a few of the events happening in the village on Dec 10th

As part of our Christmas celebrations in Annascaul on Dec 10th we are delighted to invite you to the village. The festival this year will include puppetry and music at Shadow River Farm. Santa will be here and there are lots of cottage industries selling local and artisan foods . See list below

On Saturday Dec 10th  We   will run a book reading event as part of Annascaul Christmas Market Sinead Rock does everything right in that her mndfulness books for children are really inspirational. Sinead follows her mindfulness class with yoga exercises or art.

This fantastic artist writes continually . Her books include “Those who believe in Magic will find it and “A Pocketful of Dreams” This is a reading session and hands on workshop session for children.

To demonstrate her classes  participants will create something lovely beginning. The class starts with a reading, then mindfulness and little yoga, – letting the kids write words that inspire them and energize them. Various aspects happen in this reading class. Firstly, the  children can trade  cards. Secondly, they will have a drawing class. Thirdly and to help with confidence they will use 3 words to describe themselves. As a result this sparks their imagination.

Drawing Materials will also be provided. Call / Text  086 803 5464 to book for Sunday Oct 15th  at 11am

Admission: 5 Euro per child

Mindfulness and Art for children with Sinead Rock  – Saturday at 1.30pm

Boom whacker example

Location: Annascaul Cafe  Time : Saturday Morning December 10th at 1.30pm

Shadow River Farm and the Cottage Market

Day of festivities and remembrance! Eat, Dance, Laugh and be Merry this December and into 2023!

WINTER SOLSTICE
Celebrating the ancient way – outdoor, around the Solstice fire…a night, when we can consciously give birth to our dreams and intentions for the year ahead.

ST. NICHOLAS
Children around the world know and love St. Nicholas—for he brings gifts and treats in December. He is known by different names—and even looks different from place to place. But, it is the same St. Nicholas who delights with small surprises and good things to eat. Nicholas gave in secret, alert to others’ needs, and expecting nothing for himself in return.
According to local Irish legend, Saint Nicholas is buried in County Kilkenny.
AFTERNOON FULL OF FUN, DANCE, LOVE, GOOD FOOD & CRAFT …. PRESENTS FROM ST. NICHOLAS FOR ALL THE CHILDREN!  Further details here at

  • SOLSTICE WINTER CHRISTMAS
  • Annascaul Cottage Market Shadow River Farm
  • ENTRY: 5 EUR
  • CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING
  • LIVE ANIMAL CRIB
  • STORYTELLING BY THE FIRE
  • LIVE MUSIC
  • PUPPET SHOW FESTIVE STALLS
  • MINI CIRCUS
  • RAFFLE
  • DJ NAT
  • YULE FIRE
  • DRUIDESS RACHEL
  • WORKSHOPS (extra fee)
  • VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS THE GIVER OF GIFTS
  • Limited spaces available.
  • TICKETS AVAILABLE ON EVENTBRITE

Annascaul Cafe and Pottery
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