What's On

Riverbank Cinema Presents:
David Oyelowo excels as Martin Luther King in this brilliant account of a key moment in the US civil rights struggle. 1965 - the small town of Selma, Alabama, has become the unlikely flashpoint for the struggle for racial equality. Astute strategist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo) knows that the most effective use of non-violence is to provoke a violent response. read more
Mon 27th Apr 8pm
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Asylum Productions presents:
Chronicles of Oggle
A black comedy, based on real life events,the play examines the role of the Catholic Church in recent Irish history, and also the treatment of people with intellectual disabilities in Irish society, in the wake of recent scandals in this area. read more
Fri 1st May 8pm
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Nicole Tilley Nicole Tilley Exhibition:
And The Lantern Eyed Girl Stepped Out
And the Lantern Eyed Girl Stepped Out, An exhibition by Nicole Tilley ,Riverbank Children’s Gallery. Nicole Tilley uses classical children’s stories to create silhouettes and child-like characters that come into being through the cutting and sewing of materials chosen for symbolic content. read more
2nd May-27th Jun
Nicole Tilley Nicole Tilley
Crazy Creature Making Workshop
Make your own Crazy Creature with Nicole Tilley using recycled clothes, trinkets, fabrics and more. Upcycle, recycle and create! Your creature can be based on old toys, animals or your favourite book character, or just anything that comes to your mind. Nicole will help you create your Crazy Creature and it will then join Nicole’s exhibition “And the Lantern Eyed Girl Stepped Out” in Riverbank Arts Centre Children’s Gallery. read more
Sat 2nd May 11am
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Riverbank Family Cinema Presents:
Moomins and Midsummer Madness
A tranquil summer day is interrupted by a volcanic eruption, causing a flood in Moominvalley. The water rises higher and higher in the Moominhouse, forcing the family to take refuge in a strange house that floats by. The unusual lifeboat turns out to be a theatre set adrift. Moominpappa begins to write a play for the others to put on... The Finnish felt animated family are back for a new magical adventure based on Tove Jansson's well-loved books, for young children and big kids alike. read more
Sat 2nd May 2pm
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The Creative Well
Creative Well Open Studio Gallery
The Creative Well has worked for the past four years throughout Co. Kildare providing a fun and relaxed space for people to engage their creativity through experimentation, exploration and play. Open to all, from beginner to practicing artist and everyone in between The Creative Well: OPEN STUDIO in partnership with Riverbank Arts Centre presents “All that work and all this finding out” read more
5th May-29th May
Frank Pig Says Hello An Grianan Theatre presents:
Frank Pig Says hello
Ages 12+
Frank Pig Says Hello is Pat McCabe’s stage version of his acclaimed novel The Butcher Boy. It is a poignant and provocative journey into the heart and mind of Francie Brady, a young man who is driven beyond the boundaries of his mental and emotional health. read more
Wed 6th May 8pm
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John B Keane's
The Matchmaker
The production stars television favorite Mary McEvoy known for her roles as Biddie in the long running RTE series GLENROE. Irish Actor and comedian JON KENNY who was part of the Irish comic duo d’Unbelievables with Pat Shortt joins Mary to complete the cast. Kenny is also best known outside Ireland for appearing in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. Together they play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy. read more
Sat 9th May 8pm
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Life Of Riley Riverbank Cinema Presents:
Life Of Riley
Life of Riley is the last film from the master's hand. Resnais, more than any other director, has given French films their intellectual reputation with art house classics such as Hiroshima, mon amour and Last Year at Marienbad. Resnais is also behind a number of lighter and upbeat genre pieces that celebrate life and the creative urge. And this is exactly what he does here. read more
Mon 11th May 8pm
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IFI Education Programme
Das Leben Ist Nichts Für Feiglinge
An insightful and moving tragicomedy about a 15-year-old girl, Kim, and her struggle to cope with her mother’s death. Alienated by her father Markus’s grief, Kim retreats further into her Goth-like persona, eventually running away to Denmark with boyfriend Alex, a local DJ. Markus is propelled to act and takes his seriously ill mother Gerlinde and her lively carer off to search for Kim on a journey that becomes one of self-discovery for both father and daughter. read more
Tue 12th May 10am
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