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FAMILY CINEMA: The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for…a special sing-a-long screening of The Greatest Showman! It’s your time to shine – have fun, sing loud and ‘Come Alive’ – It’s Showtime! Step right up and into the spellbinding imagination of a man who set out to reveal that life itself can be the most

€4

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EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

FAMILY: Theatre Lovett Presents The Teddy Bears’ Picnic by Louis Lovett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Theatre Lovett presents The Teddy Bears’ Picnic By Louis Lovett If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a big surprise…   The teddy bears’ picnic! Where can we find it? What’s the address? Are we invited? Do teddies eat food? Is the tea they drink real? It’s hard to digest, this mythical

€4 – €28
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EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

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FAMILY: Jess Rowell – Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance, designed specifically for children aged 8 to 13 years with mild to more complex needs. In this magical sea voyage the audience and performers set sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounter rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. In this inclusive

€8
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FAMILY: Jess Rowell – Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance, designed specifically for children aged 8 to 13 years with mild to more complex needs. In this magical sea voyage the audience and performers set sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounter rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. In this inclusive

€8
Recurring

EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

FAMILY: Kyle Riley Little Folk – On The Road

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Little Folk- On the Road is a fun family concert perfectly suited for 2-8 year olds and their adults. Kyle has been writing and performing children’s music for over 10 years, touring Ireland and abroad. Little Folk features his award-winning original children’s music, catchy kids tunes and some proper sing-a-long songs. It’s a foot-stomping, hand-clapping and jumping good

€10 – €36

FAMILY: The Speks

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats! Their hand-clapping, toe-tapping, hearty-laughing show is all about life on Glasses Island – a magical island off the coast of Co. Clare where everybody wears glasses! The Speks

€10

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EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

THEATRE: The Wrens by Dan Colley

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

An odd collection of tricksters live in the gorse bushes at the edge of the town. They’re best left alone, the townsfolk say. We’ve nothing to do with them. What they don’t say is; except the odd healing spell, love cure, hair-cut, or to burn them out of their nests once a year. This magic-realist

€4 – €28

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EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Harnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

FAMILY: StrongWomen Science

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

StrongWomen Science is a circus science show for children and families starring two women scientists turned circus performers. Aoife Raleigh is an engineer, Maria Corcoran an environmental scientist. Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria

€4 – €32

FAMILY: Family Drumming Workshop

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Enjoy the energy of Group drumming in a friendly Group environment with Jabba JabbaJembe. 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 JabbeJembe has been providing

free, booking essential

FAMILY: CBI Book Clinic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into? Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Then pop along to Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic! Chat to the Book Doctor, consult on your favourite reads and leave with a prescription for your next book which you can take to your local bookshop or

free, booking essential
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FAMILY WORKSHOP: Selma Daniel & Little Lion Dance Theatre Presents – moving words

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 aims to aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. moving words aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. Each ticket covers one child and one

free, booking essential
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FAMILY WORKSHOP: Selma Daniel & Little Lion Dance Theatre Presents – moving words

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 aims to aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. moving words aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. Each ticket covers one child and one

free, booking essential
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FAMILY WORKSHOP: Selma Daniel & Little Lion Dance Theatre Presents – moving words

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 aims to aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. moving words aims to bring children closer to reading and dancing. Each ticket covers one child and one

free, booking essential

FAMILY: FLiP

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Like children raging over the playground, that’s how the performers of Flip storm the stage… What follows is a whirling, twirling, tumbling, rumbling, jumping and flipping stream of playful necessity. Flip is an unstoppable ode to playing. A performance full of movement, rhythm and beautiful chaos for children and grown-ups who can’t keep still… Flip received

€8 – €28

FAMILY: FLiP

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Like children raging over the playground, that’s how the performers of Flip storm the stage… What follows is a whirling, twirling, tumbling, rumbling, jumping and flipping stream of playful necessity. Flip is an unstoppable ode to playing. A performance full of movement, rhythm and beautiful chaos for children and grown-ups who can’t keep still… Flip received

€8 – €28
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EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
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EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
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EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
Recurring

EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
Recurring

EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
Recurring

EARLY YEARS: BabyLovesMusic

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

BabyLovesMusic is a unique concert for babies. BabyLovesMusic is an informal concert for babies aged 0-12 months and their carers featuring four award-winning musicians – Tim Doyle, Kate Hearne, Anna Newell, and Eamon Sweeney – with musical arrangements by Malachy Robinson, of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. An eclectic musical journey with a distinctly Irish feel,

€10
Recurring

EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Harnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

FAMILY: Joe the Magician Presents It’s Magic!

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Joe the Magician is back! Yes, it's Joe from RTÉjr’s abraKIDabra and Dizzy Deliveries He’s back to Riverbank with his brand-new show It’s Magic! All new impossible magic and illusion that will have children all ages roaring laughing one minute and in complete awe the next. The show fuses magic, music, special effects and illusion that

€15 – €55
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Paul Curley and Draíocht Present Grey Matter

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A new play for young audiences by Paul Curley and Ger Clancy. A scientist.  A parrot.  A lifelong friendship. Grey Matter explores the joyful relationship between a boy and his pet (African Grey) parrot as they  journey through life together, experiencing the highs, the lows, and everything in between. Performer and writer Paul Curley in

€10

Paul Curley and Draíocht Present Grey Matter

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A new play for young audiences by Paul Curley and Ger Clancy. A scientist.  A parrot.  A lifelong friendship. Grey Matter explores the joyful relationship between a boy and his pet (African Grey) parrot as they  journey through life together, experiencing the highs, the lows, and everything in between. Performer and writer Paul Curley in

€10

Into the Deep: Stories of exploring the underwater world of the North Atlantic with Ken O’Sullivan 

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ken O’Sullivan talks about his life and experiences as an underwater cameraman, documentary filmmaker and ocean conservationist in Ireland’s Atlantic waters. From freediving with blue whales, the largest animal ever to have lived, to filming sharks, dolphins, and the magical underwater world around Ireland and his family’s 250-year history on Fenit Island, Co. Kerry.  Ken

€10 – €17

Mavka: The Forest Song

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In an enchanted Ukrainian forest, a spirited Mavka nymph falls in love with Lucas, a village artist. Their forbidden romance faces challenges from disapproving spirits and Mavka's protective father. As a dark force threatens the forest, Mavka and Lucas embark on a journey to save their worlds, learning about love, bravery, and the interconnectedness of

€4

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I AM BABA

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

I AM BABA a show for babies aged 0-12 months created by Anna Newell Funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon Presented in association with The Civic, Tallaght I AM BABA is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell (www.annanewell.ie) and composer David Goodall.  Their shows for early years have

€10

Kildare Jazz Festival: Ta Tum Tum! Workshop (3-6 Years)

Newbridge Town Hall Main Street, Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland

Listen to the beat of your heart and unleash your little one's creativity in this exciting samba workshop for ages 3-6 with musicians Kasia and William. Discover the building blocks of samba as we play with rhythm and melody and explore music through creative movement, singing, sound exploration and body percussion! Little ones and their

€5

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Polar Bear & Penguin by John Currivan & Paul Curley

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Polar Bear & Penguin, a charming play for young audiences written and performed by John Currivan & Paul Curley. The tale of an unlikely encounter between a Polar Bear and a Penguin. This is the story of polar opposite characters meeting for the first time, getting to know one another and learning how to survive

€10 – €32

A Very WhistleBlast Christmas

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A Very WhistleBlast Christmas Show includes lots of favourites from Tchaikovsky to The Snowman, a-sing-along WhistleBlast Christmas Tale and other seasonal songs! Bell ringing and percussion for you to join in a joyful concert final. Performed by fun-loving musicians in a highly accessible presentation with Conor Linehan on piano, Ken Edge on sax and clarinet,

€10 – €32

The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ladies and gents, this is the moment you've waited for...The world is singing along with the most entertaining movie of the year and now you can too with this special sing-a-long screening of The Greatest Showman, the Golden Globe winner for Best Original Song. It's your time to shine – have fun, sing loud and

€4

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First Fortnight: Befriending My Monster

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Befriending my Monster by Selma Daniel Dance Written by Grace Collender  “I have a little monster, Right inside my belly, She tickles me so quickly That I laugh and shake like jelly! She has a little house there, Number 33 Bellybutton Lane, The grass is made of sticky slime, And there’s even confetti for rain!”

€8 – €28
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Yoga Fairy Tales

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Poet and playwright Róisín Sheehy will take you on a storied adventure inspired by the heroes and heroines of Irish Folklore to awaken your imagination and power within.   There will also be a chance to go through a fun guided yoga flow with the Aquatic Yogi (Paul Donnelly) to live out your own adventures summoning

€10

The Speks

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats! Their hand-clapping, toe-tapping, hearty-laughing show is all about life on Glasses Island – a magical island off the coast of Co. Clare where everybody wears glasses! The Speks have won a

€10

Kyle Riley: Little Folk – On the Road

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Nobody gets the kids jumping, stomping and singing like Kyle Riley. Little Folk- On The Road is his fun family concert perfectly suited for 2-7 year olds and their adults.   Featuring his award winning children’s music, catchy kids tunes and proper sing-a-long songs, it’s super fun for the whole family. The fun doesn’t stop

€10
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Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance designed specifically for children & young people aged 8 to 13 years with mild to complex needs. This magical sea voyage sets sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounters rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. Designed to be inclusive, audience members

€8

Recurring

Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between

€10

National Drawing Day 2024 with Gráinne Bath Enright

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join artist Gráinne Bath Enright on National Drawing Day as she hosts a free drop-in workshop which aims to inspire and encourage creative spirits of all ages! Gráinne will provide tips on the essentials, such as how to simplify shapes and develop various drawing and sketching techniques. Gráinne’s informal workshop aims to inspire you to

Free, drop-in

Crazy Crafts and Whimsical Words with Greg Sinclair

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join us for this fun-filled workshop! ‘Seashells’ creator Greg Sinclair invites you and your family for 90mins of creativity and connection - where channelling your silliness is a must. The workshop is participatory, engaging and fun for children and adults alike. Together families will view the ‘Seashells’ film, gathering inspiration from the exquisite costumes and

€10