Loading Events

Past Events › PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Events Search and Views Navigation

October 2015

Shh! We have a plan

Tuesday 13th October, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
6

A new & exciting theatrical adventure for young children! Shh! We have a Plan is the brand new theatre production by the multi award winning Theatre Company Cahoots NI. Based on the Chris Haughton book of the same title, this delightful and poignant tale follows the journey of some madcap characters each of whom has a plan, they all want to capture a beautiful bird perched high in a tree! Sounds simple, but the quest becomes an obsession and the…

Find out more »

Shh! We have a plan

Tuesday 13th October, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
6

A new & exciting theatrical adventure for young children! Shh! We have a Plan is the brand new theatre production by the multi award winning Theatre Company Cahoots NI. Based on the Chris Haughton book of the same title, this delightful and poignant tale follows the journey of some madcap characters each of whom has a plan, they all want to capture a beautiful bird perched high in a tree! Sounds simple, but the quest becomes an obsession and the…

Find out more »

The Abbey Theatre presents: Me, Michael

Tuesday 20th October, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
6

It’s 1936 in Donegal. Young Michael Evans is friendly and enthusiastic, so it’s hard to understand why the locals say he doesn’t fit in. Until we learn that today is the first time he’s ever met his father. Raised by a passionate mother and several idiosyncratic aunts, Michael’s unconventional living situation gives him a unique curiosity for life. Me, Michael explores the magic and the intelligence of an imaginative child growing up without a father in 1930s Donegal. By sharing…

Find out more »

The Abbey Theatre presents: Me, Michael

Tuesday 20th October, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
6

It’s 1936 in Donegal. Young Michael Evans is friendly and enthusiastic, so it’s hard to understand why the locals say he doesn’t fit in. Until we learn that today is the first time he’s ever met his father. Raised by a passionate mother and several idiosyncratic aunts, Michael’s unconventional living situation gives him a unique curiosity for life. Me, Michael explores the magic and the intelligence of an imaginative child growing up without a father in 1930s Donegal. By sharing…

Find out more »

November 2015

Barnstorm Theatre Company presents: Me Too!

Wednesday 11th November, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
6

by Sarah Argent in collaboration with Barnstorm Two strangers meet for the first time. Like snowflakes, from a distance they appear the same but, look closely - they’re different, unique. Their need to transcend social/cultural differences and find ways to engage, co-operate, play, becomes for them an unexpected and creative adventure. Poetic, musical, energetic, poignant and mischievously humorous, Me Too! explores notions of ‘fitting in’; of being ‘not the same’; of ‘encountering difference’. Barnstorm teams up again with director and…

Find out more »

Barnstorm Theatre Company presents: Me Too!

Wednesday 11th November, 2015 - 23:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
6

by Sarah Argent in collaboration with Barnstorm How do you make friends? Meet Alf and B and discover how they do it! Two strangers meet for the first time. Like snowflakes, from a distance they appear the same but, look closely - they’re different, unique. Their need to transcend social/cultural differences and find ways to engage, co-operate, play, becomes for them an unexpected and creative adventure. Poetic, musical, energetic, poignant and mischievously humorous, Me Too! explores notions of ‘fitting in’;…

Find out more »

December 2015

Cuckoo Connolly’s Curious Clock Shop

Friday 4th December, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
6

A Play for Children by Padraic McIntyre Cuckoo Connolly owns the Curious Little Clock-Shop at the bottom of Main Street. He has the very important task of keeping the Christmas Clock going, a job he has been given by Santa Clause himself. When the Christmas Stealer breaks in and puts three locks on the clock, Christmas is not going to happen. Cuckoo enlists the help of Willie the Wizard to try and get back the three keys. With Willie’s help…

Find out more »

Lyngo Theatre presents: SNOW PLAY

Monday 14th December, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
Snow Play

Two school shows: 10am & 12pm. What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? Well that’s what happens in our snowy spectacular show where you are guaranteed a white Christmas, no matter what the weather or the time of year! When Mr Green comes back from holiday to find Mr White in his house it's the start of a brrrrilliant series of adventures as Mr White covers the whole house in snow…

Find out more »

Lyngo Theatre presents: SNOW PLAY

Monday 14th December, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
Snow Play

Two school shows: 10am & 12pm. What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? Well that’s what happens in our snowy spectacular show where you are guaranteed a white Christmas, no matter what the weather or the time of year! When Mr Green comes back from holiday to find Mr White in his house it's the start of a brrrrilliant series of adventures as Mr White covers the whole house in snow…

Find out more »

Monkeyshine Theatre presents: Little Light

Friday 18th December, 2015 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

It is Christmas time and snow covers the land. Warm in their cozy house, a family waits for the days to grow longer and spring to arrive. But one day the Sun doesn’t rise. When it doesn’t rise the next day or the next and Darkness settles in to stay, they realize someone has stolen the Sun! Follow the exciting story of a little girl’s adventure to bring back the Sun and save her family. Monkeyshine's spell-binding productions have sold…

Find out more »

Monkeyshine Theatre presents: Little Light

Friday 18th December, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Co-Commissioned by The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire. Inspired by ‘Lucia and The Light’ by Phyllis Root. It is Christmas time and snow covers the land. Warm in their cozy house, a family waits for the days to grow longer and spring to arrive. But one day the Sun doesn’t rise. When it doesn’t rise the next day or the next and Darkness settles in to stay, they realize someone has stolen the Sun! Follow the exciting story of a little…

Find out more »

March 2016

Monday’s Child

Wednesday 2nd March, 2016 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Monday’s Child tells the simple poetic story of the unique bond between a little girl and an old woman suffering memory loss. Together, in a dream-like garden, they sing and dance and dress up, as they joyously explore a treasure trove of memory boxes. This sensitive, imaginative, yet funny play explores how we collect memories, how these shape who we are, and how they help us to meet the challenges of growing old. While children fully engage with the characters…

Find out more »

Me Mollser

Tuesday 15th March, 2016 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Me, Mollser is the story of a strong-willed, passionate young Dubliner coping with consumption during the 1913 Lockout and Easter Rising of 1916. You may recognize her from Sean O’Casey’s famous Irish play The Plough and the Stars, which was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1926. Curious and enthusiastic, Mollser guides you through the overcrowded Dublin tenement where she lives. Her keen eye offers a view of daily life in turn of the century Dublin. But today is…

Find out more »

May 2016

Maloney’s Dream / Brionglóid Maloney

Thursday 12th May, 2016 - Friday 13th May, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

Two Schools Show - Thursday & Friday: 10am & 12pm When one man's dream of a new beginning collided with the birth of a nation To mark the centenary celebrations of the 1916 Rising, Branar have created a new show for audiences aged years 8 plus called Maloney’s Dream. Maloney's Dream is a theatre show which is set against the background of Easter week 1916. Thaddeus Maloney has a dream to open a new hotel on Sackville St (now O’Connell…

Find out more »

Inis Free 1916

Tuesday 31st May, 2016 - Wednesday 1st June, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7/€3

This is a respectful telling of the 1916 story by the pupils of Patrician Primary School, Newbridge. A mixture of traditional ballads and six original compositions, this is a musical interlaced with light humour, poetic performances and rousing drama. Written and directed by teachers Francis T. Kirke with James Tooher (Staring at Lakes) as musical director, this promises to be a show “with a differ”!

Find out more »

September 2016

Strange Feathers – School Show

Friday 30th September, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Fidget Feet (Ireland) & the Bird & Bat (Iceland) presents Strange Feathers Strange Feathers is an aerial dance show aimed at the youngest audiences. Two little birds are learning to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature. Feathers drop from the sky to the beautiful sounds of soft music. With two aerial dancers and a musician on stage Strange Feathers mixes contemporary dance, aerial dance and live music in a humorous way. It is beautifully crafted and exquisitely…

Find out more »
+ Export Events