194 of 239

May the Fourth Festival Puffin to Porg Workshop

May 05 2018
View as map

Contact details


Did you know that the curious porgs found living alongside Luke Skywalker on Ahch-To were actually inspired by puffins?

Like porgs, puffins – found on certain islands off of Ireland's west coast – are also stocky, sea and cliff-dwelling, and impossibly cute. Want to know how the puffins of Skellig Michael became the porgs of Ahch-To?

Look no further than this eye-opening workshop, where you'll learn why they made the perfect models for the movie whilst making your very own porg/puffin arts and crafts.

Experience many aspects of those offshore Skellig islands while remaining on dry land in a custom-built, stone-clad, grass-roofed, prize-winning building located right on the waterfront beside the Valentia Island bridge at Valentia, Co Kerry.