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Family Friendly fEast

This year’s festival has a strong focus on family fun with child friendly events and workshops running all day.

Children’s Interactive Play Food Market
Location:
Main Street - Near Midleton Library
Time: 11am-5pm
FREE EVENT
A beautiful market-themed wooden play universe for children from ages 2 – 8 years.

Featuring market stands filled with fruit, vegetables, and more (made of coloured wood adapted for children), as well as a kitchen, restaurant, and flavour workshop - to transport children to an amazing, colour-filled, interactive universe, celebrating play and imagination. This fabulous play area for children will be located beside on the Main Street near Midleton Library.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic with Gymboree East Cork.
FREE EVENT
Location:
Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 11am & 11.45am - 45 minute session
Bring your favourite teddy & join Margarite of Gymboree East Cork for some musical fun.
Suitable for ages: 6 months - 4 yrs
Limited Places

All About Bees
FREE EVENT

Location: Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 11am-5pm
Bring the family along to meet local bee-keepers Charlie & Bridie Terry from Cloyne.
Learn some fun bee facts and watch them at work in their live demonstration hive.

Campfire Cooking with Scouts Ireland
FREE EVENT
Location:
Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 11am-5pm
Meet our local scouts and leaders for some for some scouting fun.

Fun with Leahy’s Farm
FREE EVENT
Location:
Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 11am-5pm
Leahy’s Farm pops up at fEast 2019 with lots of farmyard fun and mini - petting corner.

Family Fun with Cully & Sully
FREE EVENT
Location:
Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 11am-5pm
Join one of our festival sponsor’s for some family fun. Activities include - Soup tub tower building, Pun board & paint darts (and some yummy soup tasters!)

Children’s Story Telling
FREE EVENT
Location:
Market Area - Near Hurley’s Super Valu, Midleton
Time: 12.30pm/2pm/4pm
Children’s story-time with some local book-lovers who will share their favourite children’s literature with a foodie theme.

12.30pm - Rhodri Mears, Principal, Midleton Educate Together
2pm - Duncan McCarthy, teacher, book buying addict & advocate for the importance of nurturing a love of reading across all ages
3pm - Jess McCarthy, Midleton Books

Dip Dish on the Wheel
Time:
11am-4pm
Location: Coach Horse Square, Midleton - near The Granary
No booking required

€5 charge - to cover materials
An activity for young and old. Join Susan in the Crafty Hands Studio and try your hand at throwing a pot on the wheel. You have the opportunity to paint your pot with coloured slips and have them fired .A lovely keepsake from a fantastic week of food and drink celebrating fEast.

Children’s Face-painting, Balloon Fun & Vintage Carousel
Locations:
Various locations throughout Main Street
Time: 11am-5pm
Charges apply

Watch out for a host of face-painters, balloon modellers and hair-braiders throughout the town.
Visit Connolly Street for a ride on a Vintage Carousel.

Earlier Event: September 8
Sunday Sesh Like a Local