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February 2017
€15

Storytelling Workshop with Jole Bortoli

Friday 24th February, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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A fun workshop with Jole Bartoli aimed at exploring and creating original stories that the children can bring home. Taking inspiration from traditional as well as modern stories the children will be facilitated in creating their own narrative. - Where would their story be set? - What would the places look like? - Who would their characters be? - What would they look like? – What happens in the story? Working in groups the children will produce images in mixed…

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€18/16

Michael Harding – Talking to Strangers

Friday 24th February, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Due to popular demand we've added a second date for Michael Harding. Michael Harding is one of Ireland's most distinctive writers and storytellers and his recent memoirs Staring at Lakes and Hanging with the Elephant have touched a chord with audiences throughout the country. Now he returns to Riverbank with his latest book, Talking to Strangers and to ruminate on his life over the past 18 months, playing the Bull McCabe on stage in Dublin, struggling with self-doubt, faith, and…

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€18/16

Michael Harding: Talking to Strangers

Saturday 25th February, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Michael Harding is one of Ireland's most distinctive writers and storytellers and his recent memoirs Staring at Lakes and Hanging with the Elephant have touched a chord with audiences throughout the country. Now he returns to Riverbank with his latest book, Talking to Strangers and to ruminate on his life over the past 18 months, playing the Bull McCabe on stage in Dublin, struggling with self-doubt, faith, and psychotherapy, and the chaos of building an extension to his home near…

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€6

CINEMA: Things To Come

Monday 27th February, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Mia Hansen Løve and Isabelle Huppert combine to craft one of the most intriguing French films of the year. Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Director at 2016 Berlin Film Festival, Things to Come is a subtle and emotionally resonate drama about philosophy teacher Nathlie who suddenly finds herself alone and socially isolated. Nathlie must draw on the reserves of strength she has accumulated over years of contemplation to deal with an existential crises of a life caught in…

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March 2017
€16/14

Theatre: My Real Life

Friday 3rd March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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My Real Life by Eoin Colfer

Wexford man Noel has advanced MS and decides to end it all. While waiting for his overdose to take effect he records an increasingly rambling message for his best friend. Noel has apologies to make and messages to send. He has love in his heart and he wants to declare it even if it’s already too late.  Noel spends what is possibly the last hour of his life re-living the highs and lows of the past forty years and, surprisingly…

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€15

Music: Henry Girls

Saturday 4th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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The Henry Girls are three sisters from Co.Donegal. Their music is infused with the rich cultural heritage of their native Donegal but with a transatlantic flavour. The Henry Girls are renowned for their captivating, heartwarming and often moving live performances. They have toured and collaborated on various other music projects, most notably Mary Black, Imelda May, Clannad, Sharon Shannon, The Hothouse Flowers, Donal Lunny, Altan and Dervish. Those fortunate enough to have seen them ‘live’ on stage will all agree…

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€6

Cinema: Nocturnal Animals

Monday 6th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption. Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves in Nocturnal Animals. Well-acted and lovely to look at, Nocturnal Animals further underscores writer-director Tom Ford's distinctive visual and narrative skill. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Venice International Film…

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€7 (Adult & Child Ticket)

Little Lámha: Toddler Art Workshops

Wednesday 8th March, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Little Lámha - Toddler Art Workshops with artist Beth O’Halloran These workshops are designed for young children working together with their grown-up. Visual artist Beth O’Halloran will guide these fun and creative sessions. Together you will explore colour, shapes and storytelling in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Come and join in a morning of fun with your little one. 8th March: Cherry Blossom Fun. Come and make your own tree branch and blossom 'scene' with stickers and tape and imagination!

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€16/14

Theatre: This Limetree Bower

Thursday 9th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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this lime tree bower

Conor McPhersons’ award winning play, This Lime Tree Bower is a poignant and funny tale told through three interlinking monologues from the author of The Weir. Originally produced and directed at Dublin’s Crypt Theatre by McPherson himself, it later transferred to the Bush Theatre, London. The play follows three young men from a small seaside town who tell of their inextricably linked lives and the eventful week which was to change things for good. Developed at FRINGE LAB with the…

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National Theatre UK Connections: Kildare Festival

Friday 10th March, 2017 - Sunday 12th March, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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For the first time Crooked House Theatre Company brings all of the youth theatres in County Kildare together to showcase their brand new plays for the NT Connections 2017 season, and to take part in workshops and masterclasses for the weekend.   Friday 10th March 8.00pm         Double Bill Griese Youth Theatre, Ballitore: Zero for the Young Dudes! by Alistair McDowall. Directed by Dee Burke, this is a play about revolution, tyranny, and summer camps by an exciting new…

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€15

Without Words Illustration Workshop 5- 7 year olds

Saturday 11th March, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Without Words Illustration Workshop 8-10 years

Saturday 11th March, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6

CINEMA: Toni Erdmann

Monday 13th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Winifried, a divorced retired piano-teacher and persistent prankster, decides to leave the comforts of his German suburbs to spring a surprise visit on his estranged career-driven daughter Inès, who lives in Bucharest. She is far from pleased with this intrusion into her life and what follows is not just a hilarious exploration of a father-daughter relationship. Award-winning director Maren Ade delivers a story that is warm, surprising and deeply human, with exceptional performances from leads Peter Simonischek and Sandra Hüller…

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€23

Neil Delamere – Handstand

Thursday 16th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Following sold out shows last year, the master of mirth is back with his own unique brand of his irreverent humour. 2016 was another busy year for the perennially popular star of the Blame Game, which celebrates its 10th birthday on TV this year. With that, a science comedy series for RTE2 and his radio show on Today FM under his belt, now he is back to where it all started, talking to strangers in rooms for money. "Simply put,…

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€3

FAMILY CINEMA: Miniscule Valley of the Lost Ants

Saturday 18th March, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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On a beautiful summer’s day a band of black ants discover a tin of sugar lumps left over from an abandoned picnic. As they undertake the long journey to transport this treasure back to their anthill, they come attack from an army of red ants who want the box of sugar for themselves. A brave little ladybird steps up to help save the day. Blending animation against a live action backdrop and using inventive sound design instead of dialogue, Miniscule:…

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€6

CINEMA: The Olive Tree

Monday 20th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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From the pen of Paul Laverty, comes a heartfelt and warm family drama about reconciliation and hope. Lena’s family, from austerity-hit Castellón region of Spain, is struggling. Her grandfather once the proud owner of an Olive farm has withdrawn into himself. Her father and uncles fight among themselves about what the future could hold. Impulsively Lena set forth on a journey to recover her Grandfathers Olive Tree, which has been encased in the headquarters of a soulless German Multinational. Lena's…

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€12/10

LOCAL ARTS: Daily Appointments

Thursday 23rd March, 2017 - Saturday 25th March, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Dr Phillip Daily has his hands full with an array of Patients and their ailments coming and going in his Surgery, things don’t go according to plan when a love struck Porter and an angry Secretary add Confusion and Mayhem to his Appointments. But has the good Doctor got a hidden agenda in this Hilarious new comedy written by Dave Tiernan . Directed by Catherine Connolly & Dave Tiernan

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€6

CINEMA: La La Land

Monday 27th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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An ambitious jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love while pursuing their dreams of stardom, in this dazzlingly stylized homage to the classic Hollywood musical from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle. Drawing upon studio-era spectacle, La La Land ushers the musical into the 21st century in all its brightly coloured, anamorphic splendour, telling the story of two star-crossed young dreamers determined to make it big on the silver screen. It's either stardom or bust! As…

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€23

Music: Mick Flannery

Wednesday 29th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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mick flannery

Following the release of his album ‘By The Rule’ in 2014, Mick took a short break and began writing again in 2015. Basing himself between the counties of Cork & Clare, Mick was moved & motivated by current events around the world, specifically one tragic event in April 2015 that inspired the title track His latest album, I Own You, was released in October of last year, and has proved to be one of his finest to date. See Flannery…

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€16/14

The New Theatre presents: Ledwidge

Thursday 30th March, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Discover the life, love and poetry of an oft-forgotten Irish hero in a new play by Stewart Parker Award-winning playwright, Gerard Humphreys. Redmond has made the call for Irish Volunteers to fight with Britain in Europe and to go “wherever the fighting line extends”, leading to staunch opposition from other Volunteers. A split in the ranks is forming. In ‘LEDWIDGE’, Humphreys explores Ledwidge’s personal conflict during World War I, his early life as a trade union organiser, and his relationships…

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April 2017
€16/14

Theatre: Johnny I hardly Knew Ye by Jim Nolan

Saturday 1st April, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Set in a provincial newspaper office in the Irish Midlands in the run up to Easter 2016, the privately owned Inishshannon Chronicle has just been acquired by a media conglomerate and the new brush is about to sweep clean. As the newspaper’s staff adjust to radical changes in its structure and ethos, the town it serves prepares to celebrate a tenuous connection to the Easter Rising. The revelation that this connection is not quite what it seems puts the Chronicle’s…

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€15/12

Then This Theatre presents: Collected Stories

Wednesday 5th April, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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collected stories

The place: Greenwich Village. The question: Do artists survive by devouring one another? Ruth Steiner is the imperious bohemian author of acclaimed works of fiction. Lisa Morrison is the callow and eager student who dreams of literary stardom. Lisa offers Ruth her services as personal assistant, and before you can say ALL ABOUT EVE the younger woman has begun appropriating secrets from Ruth’s glory days to rocket herself to success. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies. His plays have…

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May 2017
€20

PJ Gallagher: Toerag

Friday 26th May, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Hot on the heels of his 2016 success with Irish Box Office smash ‘The Young Offenders’, PJ Gallagher returns to the stand-up stage with his brand new show Toerag. Best known for his television show ‘Naked Camera’, his various characters in the programme included an emotionally unstable taxi driver, renowned ladies man Jake Stevens and the Dirty Auld One. He also presents P. J. & McCabe In The Morning on Classic Hits 4FM.

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