Riverbank Arts Centre are delighted to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg 2023 with a selection of free events on Saturday 10 June.
Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland, and these events are supported by Kildare County Council.
Family Drumming Workshop with Jabba Jabba Jembe
Enjoy the energy of Group drumming in a friendly Group environment with Jabba Jabba Jembe!
This interactive workshop is family friendly allowing all ages to learn and play a vast range of Drums and Percussion instruments. Learn about the origins of the instruments, how to play rhythms with your body and voice, discover rhythms from across the globe.
Jabba Jabbe Jembe has been providing workshops for over 18yrs to people of all ages creating a unique learning environment. Playing rhythms in a group environment is a fantastic introduction to creative music making for young and old. All instruments are supplied for this event and no previous experience is needed to enjoy this event.
This is an event for the whole family (children must be accompanied by an adult).
***This event is now SOLD OUT – waiting list only***
Selma Daniel and Little Lion Dance Theatre Presents moving words
Auditorium, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm
moving words is a story-time workshop with live dance performance for early years that combines dance & the reading of a selected picture book. moving words aimsto aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. moving words aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing.
This project is part of a wider project called Meath Move devised by the Solstice’s Associate Dance Artist Selma Daniel, is currently being developed in partnership with Solstice Arts Centre. Meath Move is a initiative that aims to create a sense of community and collaboration through dance, movement and creation combined with a plan of audience engagement.
moving words is devised and performed by dance artist Selma Daniel in collaboration with dancer collaborator and performer Mirela Romero and premiered as part of Culture Night 2022 at Solstice Arts Centre.
Please note – each ticket covers one adult and one child.
Children’s Books Ireland – Book Clinic
The Book Clinic operates on a drop-in basis. Each Book Doctor consultation will be 15 minutes in duration.
Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to present this free event in collaboration with Children’s Books Ireland.
These events are part of Cruinniú na nÓg: A day of free creativity for children and young people. Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan to enable the creative potential of children and young people.