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Fidget Feet Present: A Handful of Dreams at The Irish National Stud & Gardens

Fidget Feet Present: A Handful of Dreams at The Irish National Stud & Gardens

8th Jun 2022

The Irish National Stud & Gardens are delighted to host a new outdoor family show from Fidget Feet – A Handful of Dreams. This event is supported by Riverbank Arts Centre and Kildare County Council and will take place on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th, & Sunday 19th June with shows at 12.30pm & 3.30pm on each day.

Shows are included in admission price to visit the Irish National Stud & Gardens. Book today.  

 

 

A Handful of Dreams is an awe-inspiring and heart-warming outdoor show that combines aerial and circus arts with live Irish traditional music and dance. Infusing a specially designed outdoor rig with an ancient magic, this beautiful celebration will connect to the hearts of each audience member while restoring the joy of being alive.

This magical journey connecting to your heart, it will bring you to a new world where we can dance in the sky!

Fidget Feet has been wowing and entertaining audiences all over Ireland and beyond since 1998 while developing a healthy infrastructure for the aerial arts in Ireland. FF has performed many time in Riverbank and we are thrilled to bring our outdoor work to the area for the first time.

We suggest bringing a picnic blanket and a picnic, with some picnic chairs. There will be a coffee and tea trailer and café on site and use of toilets. Use the normal car park and then a short walk to the performance. It is an outdoor event so dress for all weather.

Total Fidget Feet experience roughly 50mins. This includes Handful of Dreams show and a traditional Irish music band and Céilí, so be ready to dance!

“THIS SHOW IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING, OUR FAMILY REALLY ENJOYED IT AND

WE WILL BE BACK OVER THE WEEKEND. I HAD TEARS OF HAPPINESS IN MY EYES

WATCHING THIS. IT FEELS LIKE THERE IS LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL.”

Lynsey Penkert, Audience

“A HANDFUL OF DREAMS BY FIDGET FEET IS A MASTERCLASS IN AUDIENCE SPELL- WEAVING. COMBINING MAGICAL LIVE MUSIC WITH JOYOUS AERIAL DANCE. IT ENTERTAINS AND BOLDLY INVITES AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES, CULTURES AND BACKGROUNDS TO EMBRACE INNOCENCE AND HOPE.”
T.V. Honan, Director, Spraoi International Street Arts Festival

“IT WAS SO EPIC! THEY EVEN HAD THUNDER AND LIGHTNING!” Austin, Age 6

Handful of Dreams is supported by Kildare County Council and funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme.

 

This event takes place at The Irish National Stud & Gardens, Tully, Kildare, Co. Kildare R51 KX25

 

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