Richmond Barracks

Children’s History Workshop: Spooky Stories

Join Dublin’s Historian-in-Residence for Children Dervilia Roche for this free, interactive workshop for children aged 9 - 12 at Richmond Barracks.

Trace the roots of Hallowe’en back to the ancient festival of Samhain, listen to spooky stories inspired by local folklore, and find out about the fun games your grandparents might have played at this time of year.

We encourage you to come in a Hallowe’en costume, or dressed as a notable figure from history!

Please note that children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the workshop.

Visiting safely

You can find out about what to expect when visiting Richmond Barracks here.

Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks

In 2020, the Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks appointed Dublin’s first Historian-in-Residence for Children, Dervilia Roche.

The Creative Residency programme is made by Dublin City Council Culture Company.

The Historian-in-Residence for Children Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks is a partnership with Dublin City Council Culture Company and Dublin City Libraries.