Graffiti Theatre

Video available 8th of March

Costume Workshop - Celtic Heroes!

A fun opportunity for children aged 5-12 (and their adults!) to design and make a St.Patrick’s day costume based on the theme of Celtic Heroes, theatre and Costume Designer Deirdre Dwyer will guide you through the design and creation of your costume, using materials that can be found at home or easily sourced,  such as T-shirts, blankets, wool, card, and paint.

Design a costume based on Celtic Heroes Cuchulainn, Queen Medb, Fionn MacCumhail or Niamh Cinn Oir using these for videos for inspiration and guidance. 

Learn how to transform an old oversized T-shirt into a tunic, embellish your outfit with a Celtic Brooch, fashion a cloak, make an awesome headband - or all of the above. To share your creations with us, ask an adult to upload a photo of you wearing your costume to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter mentioning Graffiti and Cork City Council.

Celtic Heroes Costume - Deirdre tells us about her inspiration for this project and shows you how to create your own design and costume. She also shows us what the full costume will look like, if you want to put all of the elements together. CLICK HERE

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Celtic Heroes Tunic - Deirdre shows us how to make a tunic using a t-shirt, acrylic paint, and wool. CLICK HERE

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Celtic Heroes Headbands and Leg Ties  - Deirdre shows us how to make a headband and leg ties, using three different colours of wool. CLICK HERE 

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Celtic Heroes Tara Brooch - Deirdre shows us how to make a Celtic Tara Brooch using card, paint and a safety pin. CLICK HERE 

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If you want to share your creations with us, you can ask an adult to upload an photo of you wearing your costume to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter mentioning Graffiti and Cork City Council and using the hashtags ~CorkGoesGreen #CorkStPatricksFestival

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Supported by Cork City Council