The Linenhall presents The Far Field sessions for children ages 3+ and their families
The Linenhall Arts Centre is teaming up with Ceol Connected and seventeen partner venues to present The Far Field Sessions, an exciting series of 12 online music and puppetry sessions for children aged 3yrs+ and their families.
Over the months of May/June, join Ceol Connected's Thomas Johnston
(musician), Emma Fisher (puppeteer), and Thomas Baker (puppeteer) as they
present a series of music and puppetry sessions for children ages 3+ and their
families based on The Far Field show. Ceol Connected is an impassioned
company that creates joyful work for young audiences that is of the highest
quality and that draws inspiration and intrigue from the world of traditional
The Far Field sessions will draw on the show's themes of fairies, folklore, and farming! The Far Field tells the story of Lonán the farmer who one day discovers a magical whistle hidden in a hare’s nest. Suspecting that it belongs to the fairy folk who live at the edge of his farm, Lonán decides that the whistle should be returned to its rightful owners.
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The Far Field @ Tradoodle TV schedule
Wednesday 20th May
through to Friday 22nd May @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 27th May through to Friday 29th May @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 3rd June through to Friday 5th June @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 10th June through to Friday 12th June @ 2pm each day
One of the several performances postponed at the Linenhall Arts Centre due to the Covid-19 public health emergency was “The Far Field”. A music and puppetry show created by musician Thomas Johnston and his company Ceol Connected, the show was due to play to audiences of junior and senior infants from primary schools throughout Mayo, as part of its national tour. The Far Field sessions are supported by the Linenhall Arts Centre and Ceol Connected's partner venues as part of our collective commitment to reach and engage with young audiences, and to continue to support artists during these challenging times.
For more information on the show visit thefarfield.ie