Frequently asked questions

What are the start and finish times?

Schools Day Friday 26th November (Primary & Secondary Schools only) 9.30am - 3.00pm Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 9.30am - 6.00-pm

Who can take part?

EVERYONE! PERFORM is open to everyone from beginners to professionals. All ages, all levels. Want to try something new? Our 45 min workshops are perfect tasters. Jump onto the competition stage and claim a trophy. We have something for everyone from the novice to the professional and all ages!

What If You Don't Want to do Workshops

There's plenty for everyone! Watch performances on the Main Stage, Music Stage, Showcase Stage, Sing Stage and more. Meet headliners have fun in some of the attractions such as the selfi zone, shop for gear and gifts for Christmas and talk to colleges.

Food & Drink

There is a selection of food suppliers to choose from with something to suit all diets. From salads to chips you'll find everything you need. Vegitarian, gluten free and vegan options will be available. You are welcome to bring your own food - alcohol is not permitted.

Workshop Information

If you are unable to find your class please ask one of our staff, they are wearing a black PERFORM tee with 'CREW' on the back. Please arrive 10 mins before your workshop . All classes run to a tight schedule. Physical workshops will have short warm ups, it is advised that you warm up / stretch beforehand. Be sure to bring a water bottle with you!

Are there changing rooms?

No, there are no general changing rooms (except for Performers). If you are taking part in workshops we suggest you come suitably dressed for the day. There is a cloakroom to store bags and coats.

Is there somewhere to store bags, coats and instruments?

Yes, there are cloak room facilities on site for €2. For musicians there is separate storage for instruments free of charge.

I'm watching my child performing, do I need I need a ticket?

Yes, everyone entering the event must have a ticket. If you are watching a performing group you should consider getting a group together with the of the rest of the parents to avail of group discount tickets.There are also great deals for families. There's lots for parents/visitors to do: Shop in the exhibition zone, watch performances on the Main Stage, Music Stage, Showcase Stage, Sing Stage and more. There are free events such as Line Dancing, Ceíllís, Meet & Greets or try out a class too!