“Eventually my clown make-up is in place . . . After this a big frizzy wig and bowler hat are pinned to my head and I am given flat-footed clown shoes, checked trousers, a stripy shirt, braces and a dickey bow. I’ve worn worse clothes.” Photographer: Brenda Fitzsimons

I’ve had a makeover. The Ark children’s cultural centre in Dublin’s Temple Bar has launched Roll Up! Roll Up!, an interactive exhibition that allows c(...)