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1st May 2024
to 30th Jun 2024

Age Range
9-12 , 13-15 , 16-18 and/or 18+

Aidan Heavey Library

N37 N625

Animation Workshops with New Horizon

Matchbox Mountain and New Horizon will facilitate a range of animation workshops aimed at three age groups, adults, teenagers and children aged 8+ exploring a range of techniques.

Workshops will be facilitated by Padraig Fagan of Matchbox Mountain and will be coordinated by Gerry Callaghan and Leah Moloney of New Horizon, a community group that works with international protection applicants in Athlone, with resource/facility support from the Gateway Project.

Following on from the success of last years programme, this year will see animation workshops with children and teenagers exploring looping gifs, stop motion sand, silhouette animation, and hand-drawn animation. 

New Horizon have identified, via consultation, the need for social and creative events for adults seeking international protection. They have decided to build on the great success of their youth programme by hosting an introduction to animation course with adult participants. 

Check out their videos from last year, and keep an eye on their social media to see what they come up with in 2024. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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