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A Family Book Festival at Airfield Estate, Dundrum 

Saturday 28th September


The Dubray StoryFest family book festival will take place at Airfield Estate on Saturday 28th September: a unique, fun-filled, creative festival for children aged 0-12 and their families. Rain or shine, if you like stories, it’s the place to be!


This will be a day of interactive author and illustrator events, storytelling and story-writing, doodling, drawing, art and craft, face-painting, dressing up, events as Gaeilge and, for children with ASD or special needs in a relaxed zone. StoryFest will run from 11am to 5pm, with simultaneous events for different ages and interests taking place in sites across Airfield's urban farm and gardens.

Authors and illustrators will include:

  And lots more besides…

  • Shake hands with the Gruffalo
  • Sensory Stories with Paul Timoney
  • Doodle Wall and facepainting
  • Find the Duck Trail - Usborne Farmyard Tales Corner
  • Visit our on-site bookshop – get your book signed by the author and maybe have a personal shopping consultation!


And don’t forget to explore…

  • Airfield’s vintage car collection
  • Jersey Cow milking parlour
  • Beautifully laid out gardens
  • Exciting play areas
  • Café and rest areas