CHILDREN’S EVENT: Character Workshops with Mammy Red Head

Discover the character within and create your own with Ballina blogger and author Mammy Red Head, AKA Gemma McLoughlin.

Discover how everyday items can get a child’s mind exploring the world of stories. With games and a world of imagination.

The workshop ends with a reading from one of Gemma’s children’s books.

For each workshop children need to wear comfortable clothes and footwear and bring a drink.


Suitable for:  Children aged 5+

Date: Thursday 12th July

Time: 10.45am – 11.45am and 12pm – 1pm

Location: Ballina Arts Centre

Admission: €5 + booking fee


Book tickets

Please note a limit of two children per booking applies.


Ballina Salmon Festival 2022,
Programme of Events

Click below to see a full programme. The festival programme is also available to collect in the festival office, C/O Ballina Tourist Office, Pearse St, Ballina, 096 72800