On Monday 26th November Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey is getting into the festive spirit with an exciting and interactive instore event! In Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street from 10.30am, she will be installing and painting a seasonal backdrop, live in their Christmas window. The partially painted canvas on which Niamh will be working will depict a scene from her wonderful Christmas book Santasaurus. Niamh has been very busy in her studio at Ardgillan Castle preparing the work.

As the picture is 8’ by 4’ large, she has drafted a crew of young helpers, a group of students from the Griffeen Valley Educate Together in Lucan, to help out on the day. Niamh will be painting live in the window on to the backdrop, adding the characters of Santasaurus and his band of Dinodeer. While this is happening, her helpers will be adding stars to the night sky as she works. As if this wasn’t enough, on top of all this Niamh will be reading from her book, Santasaurus over the course of the day!

It promises to be a fun filled day for kids and curious adults alike, looking forward to seeing you there!

For more info about Niamh and Laureate na nÓg.

PJ Lynch in Hodges Figgis window last Christmas!



One Response to Niamh Sharkey in Hodges Figgis Christmas Window!

  1. [...] you haven’t had a chance to enjoy Niamh Sharkey’s beautiful designs read all about it here. Niamh had the help of lots of children in putting together the art for the window, and [...]

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