Stop Motion Animation – workshop & some great short animations

We are delighted to be working with Kildare artist Michelle McBride to present Stop Motion Animation workshops for young people aged 11-13 years. Using story boarding, set and character design and open source software, participants will create a short stop motion animation about what the future might look like as a result of natural and man made climate change. Outline …

CEOL CONNECTED presents The Far Field – Tradoodle TV

Over the months of May/June, join Ceol Connected’s Thomas Johnston (musician), Emma Fisher (puppeteer), and Thomas Baker (puppeteer) as they present a series of music and puppetry sessions for children ages 3+ and their families based on The Far Field show. In this workshop, join Thomas Johnston ( The Far Field co-creator and performer) to sing some singalong songs that …

Sing me to the Sea by Anna Newell

In 2018, along with award-winning composer David Goodall,  Anna Newell created SING ME TO THE SEA – a watery theatre adventure for children with complex needs that is performed in hydropools with both the audience and the performers all in the water! Immersive and multi-sensory, the performance aims to both soothe and stimulate, exploring a range of aural, visual, tactile …

Learn how to fly with Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company

Just hanging around this Summer? Learn how to fly instead! We are delighted to welcome renowned Aerial Dance Company FIDGET FEET back to Riverbank Arts Centre from 30 July-2 August 2018. Riverbank were proud co-producers of Fidget Feet’s Strange Feathers and we are looking forward to have them with us for a full fun-filled week! Learn how to spin, swing …

Animagination is back

Animagination is back! Now in its third year, we’ve got an even more action-packed schedule for you to enjoy. From busy workshops. to animated films – we’ve got all your illustration, animation, and imagination needs covered. Join us this Easter weekend! Full details of all events available here: http://www.riverbank.ie/animagination-festival    

Children’s Summer Newsletter

Get crafty with our latest Children’s Newsletter….. create your very own shadow puppet! Download Children’s Newsletter Download Newsletter Insert

Book launch and a reading by Shane Hegarty

Critically acclaimed author Shane Hegarty will join us in Riverbank Arts Centre to do a reading and launch his new book on Tuesday 11th May at 11am. Shane Hegarty launches the next in his popular series: Darkmouth – Chaos Descends There are towns where the border between our world and the world of monsters (properly called Legends) is thin. One of …

Animagination Festival this weekend

Animagination – A weekend inspired by Illustration, Animation and Books! Animagination is back! Now in its second year, we’ve got an even more action packed schedule for you to enjoy. From busy workshops, to magic bookshops, to animated films, to time-travelling library buses – we’ve got all your illustration, animation and imagination needs covered. Full details of all events available …