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CEOL CONNECTED presents The Far Field – Tradoodle TV

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.

In this workshop, join Thomas Johnston ( The Far Field co-creator and performer) to sing some singalong songs that he has written especially for The Far Field sessions. You’ll also have a chance to listen to some music from the show, and dance with 🥕The Vegetable Patch Crew 🥕

The Far Field sessions @ Tradoodle TV draw on the show’s themes of fairies, folklore, and farming! The Far Field show 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.

The Far Field @ Tradoodle TV schedule
Wednesday 20th May – Friday 22nd May @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 27th May – Friday 29th May @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 3rd June – Friday 5th June @ 2pm each day
Wednesday 10th June – Friday 12th June @ 2pm each day

The first few sessions are linked here:
Session 1:
Session 2:
Session 3:
Session 4 –
Session 5 –

Supported by The Arts Council, Ceol Connected’s venue partners are:

🐰 An Grianán Theatre 🐰 An Táin Arts Centre 🐰 Birr Theatre & Arts Centre 🐰 Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

🐰 Droichead Arts Centre 🐰 Dunamaise Arts Centre 🐰 Garage Theatre 🐰 glór 🐰 Pavilion Theatre

🐰 Riverbank Arts Centre 🐰 Roscommon Arts Centre 🐰 The Dock 🐰 The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre

🐰 The Linenhall


Riverbank Arts Centre is also working with Thomas Johnston on Tunes for Tiny, creative music making sessions for ages 3-5 and their grown-ups and Teaching Tunes for Tiny, a four week CPD course in which childcare educators are discovering ways of bringing music-making into young children’s everyday experiences. Thomas is exploring the  connections between music-making and the Aistear framework, and sharing his own approach to facilitating music-making workshops.  These sessions are in collaboration with Kildare County Childcare Committee.

For more information about Thomas and Ceol Connected, see their website