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October 2015

Ger Carey Live

Friday 2nd October, 2015 - 13:45
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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10

Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centers and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others. Tickets are only €10 and teachers are free.

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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…

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The Abbey Theatre presents: Me, Michael

Tuesday 20th October, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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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…

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November 2015

Ger Carey Live

Monday 9th November, 2015 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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10

Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others. Tickets: €10 Teachers: FREE

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February 2016

IFI Screening: Girlhood

Tuesday 23rd February, 2016 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

A potent coming of-age story that focuses on a group of black girls living in the banlieues of Paris. At the centre is Marieme who has troubles at home, limited job prospects and is intimidated by the boys in her neighbourhood. Things change when she is drawn to an uncompromising and wilful teenage girl gang who eventually take her seriously. The accompanying study guide focuses on themes of friendship, identity, choices and being young in Paris. Director: Céline Sciamma Running…

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October 2016

Ger Carey Live

Wednesday 5th October, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 Student

Ger Carey Live , 11:00am Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others. Tickets are only…

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Girls Like That

Tuesday 11th October, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6 Student

Girls Like That is a brilliant and topical play written by Evan Placey who was commissioned to write a new play by Yorkshire Playhouse, Plymouth and Birmingham Rep for their youth theatres. The themes are not gender specific, body image and self image, self esteem, friendship, collective responsibility, sex....things we can all relate to. The play exists in three time frames: the present, the girl's when Scarlett's photo is circulated: the girl's past and future, when they were five, eight,…

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November 2016

Ger Carey Live

Monday 14th November, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 00:00, repeating until Tuesday 15th November, 2016

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 Student

Ger Carey Live , 11:00am Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others. Tickets are only…

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May 2017

Kildare Youth Theatre presents KING LEAR

Thursday 4th May, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10/6

This complex tragedy of a powerful, but ignorant, king who is transformed by the loss of everything into becoming a simple man with nothing except his knowledge of himself and his empathy for his down-trodden people is often cited as Shakespeare’s finest play. It is the great play about homelessness, very relevant today as Ireland grapples with its housing crisis. It also has much to say about wisdom and power, especially in the light of recent political regime change across…

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June 2017

School Show: Private Peaceful

Friday 2nd June, 2017 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Private Peaceful byMichael Morpurgois a timely reminder of the heroic sacrifices that were made by those involved in World War 1. As Tommo sits in his cell waiting for sunrise he thinks back to some of his fondest memories and reflects on events that made him the person he is today. In his recollection Thomas Peaceful recounts the fact that he and his elder brother Charlie do everything together, face personal problems together, sleep and eat together; they even fell…

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October 2017

VISUAL ARTS: A World Of Colour

Saturday 28th October, 2017 - Saturday 16th December, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

The Art Of Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton. Curated by Sarah Webb A true feast for the eyes, this exhibition brings together two of the most exciting illustrators working in children’s books today, Beatrice Alemagna and Chris Haughton. Enter their world of the imagination, featuring art work from their award-winning picture books. Both are masters of composition and colour, and their work is lively and full of humour. Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna and now works and lives in…

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November 2017

SCHOOL SCREENING: My Life as a Courgette/Ma vie de Courgette

Tuesday 14th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

For TY and Senior Cycle French we are touring this Oscar-nominated animation, adapted from a YA novel by Girlhood director, Celine Sciamma. Nine-year-old Icare, nicknamed Courgette, moves to a foster home, a place full of rejected kids fighting for survival among the rest of the bullies, loners and misfits. Using a Tim Burton stop-motion style to create big-eyed, fragile beings, the director achieves a very different but hugely affecting film of teen life. Switzerland/France • 2016 • 70 mins •…

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February 2018

SCHOOL SCREENING: The Golden Dream/La Jaula de Oro

Tuesday 20th February, 2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

A group of Guatemalan teenagers attempt to make their way to the U.S.A., dreaming of the better life that the country promises, but they are ill equipped, both physically and emotionally, for the challenges they face getting there. This is an absorbing and suspenseful drama, excellently acted by its three non-professional leads. Guatemala/Spain/ Mexico  • 2013 • Drama • 108 min • English subtitles Director: Diego Quemada-Díez This screening is presented in association with IFI Education

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March 2018

School Show: Romeo and Juliet (CANCELLED)

Friday 2nd March, 2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Shakespeare comes to life in The Romeo & Juliet Session! The bard directs a group of modern actors in his great romantic tragedy. However, problems arise as Mr. Shakespeare’s sixteenth century attitudes and demeanor clash with those of the modern performers. Arguments, discussion and enlightenment ensue! Cyclone once again introduces students to one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays with stunning performances, historical background, discussion of major themes and audience participation and interaction.

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SCHOOL SCREENING: Goodbye Berlin/Tschick

Tuesday 13th March, 2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Maik is a daydreamer who goes unnoticed by his classroom crush; Andrej is an oddball kid from Russia with an eccentric taste for Hawaiian shirts. The two form an unlikely bond when Andrej shows up at Maik’s door with a “borrowed” blue Lada, and the prospect of an impromptu road trip beckons. Based on the bestselling German novel Why We Took the Car by Wolfgang Herrndorf, Tschick is a funny, endearing, coming-of-age film with fresh verve of its own. Germany…

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May 2018

SCHOOL SHOW: Macbeth

Wednesday 2nd May, 2018 - Thursday 3rd May, 2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Following on the success of 2017's production of King Lear Kildare Youth Theagtre stage one of Shakespeare's bloodier tragedies. This is the 4th time the youth theatre have staged the play since 2003. This new production explores the dramatic rise of an ambitious couple, hungry for control, despearte to be respected, and ruthless in their pursuit of dominace. It mirrors events on the political world today, from the triumph of far-right leaders in Europe, to the USA, Turkey and North…

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November 2018

IFI SCREENING: Keeper

Monday 19th November, 2018 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

In this year’s French film, a gently realistic debut feature, two teens grow up fast in the wake of an unexpected pregnancy. Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most love struck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked and Keeper reminds us that the burden of adult decisions does not fall to adults alone. The tension builds as the couple…

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January 2019

SCHOOL SCREENING: The Chess Player/ El jugador de ajedrez

Monday 28th January, 2019 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Teachers free)

It is 1934 in Madrid, and champion chess-player Diego falls for a French journalist and starts a family. When the political landscape around them grows more threatening under Franco, the three make for Paris, only to find themselves in the midst of Nazi occupation years later. When Diego becomes falsely imprisoned, he must use chess to earn the trust of his cruel captor. The Chess Player tells the story of an ordinary man caught up in extraordinary circumstances, and offers…

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February 2019

SCHOOL SCREENING: The Silent Revolution/ Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer

Monday 11th February, 2019 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Teachers free)

Based on true events, Silent Revolution is a captivating Cold War-era drama told from the perspective of two East-German high school students. It’s 1956 and during a visit to West Berlin, Theo and Kurt witness dramatic footage of the Budapest uprising. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously stage a silent protest in class. Set during the Soviet occupation of East Germany the film highlights the stifling grip that the authorities maintained in the region and the impact on those…

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May 2019

SCHOOL SHOW: KYT presents HAMLET

Thursday 2nd May, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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SCHOOL SHOW: KYT presents HAMLET

Friday 3rd May, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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October 2019

VISUAL ART: In Transition

Friday 4th October, 2019 - 10:00 - Saturday 19th October, 2019 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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'In Transition' is an exhibition by Transition Year students from St. Farnan's Post Primary School, Prosperous, Co. Kildare, which took as its starting point the work of iconic photographers including Michael Kenna, Steve Mc Curry and Eliot Porter. Students conducted research and were encouraged to be inspired and influenced by these photographic styles and/or themes, techniques and imagery. Students responded by creating their own photographs, echoing and interpreting these major photographers, using only their mobile phone. The main aim when…

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November 2019

SCHOOLS: Ger Carey Live – A Comic Journey Inside The Teenage Mind

Wednesday 13th November, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 4th December, 2019 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others.  

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SECONDARY SCHOOLS WORKSHOP: Super Paua Steam Powered Workshops

Friday 22nd November, 2019 - 09:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Artist collective Super Paua were delighted and relieved to hear that our jobs are pretty safe from robots, according to recent scientific evidence. But then we wondered- why? What is it about the human mind's problem-solving ability, it's flexible and funny and absurd way of doing things, that cannot be automated? Join Super Paua for a two-hour workshop where we explore the science that underpins theatre- from light waves to chord progressions, colour theory to character psychology- and the creative…

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December 2019

SCHOOL SCREENING: NT Live HAMLET

Tuesday 3rd December, 2019 - 09:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Dir: Lyndsey Turner…

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SCHOOLS: Ger Carey Live – A Comic Journey Inside The Teenage Mind

Wednesday 4th December, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 4th December, 2019 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others.  

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February 2020

SCHOOL SCREENING: HAMLET NT Live

Friday 7th February, 2020 - 09:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Dir: Lyndsey Turner…

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March 2020

SCHOOLS: The Lonsdale Project

Thursday 12th March, 2020 - 10:00
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One event on Thursday 12th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 10:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5 students, accompanying teachers free

The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-1971) - chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison. Despite being a pioneering Irish scientist and activist, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the general public. Super Paua aims to change that! By harnessing an interdisciplinary team of artists, educators and scientists, they have created an engaging piece of theatre about X-ray diffraction, Benzene, pacifism, crystals,…

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SCHOOLS: The Lonsdale Project

Thursday 12th March, 2020 - 12:00
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One event on Thursday 12th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5 students, accompanying teachers free

The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-1971) - chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison. Despite being a pioneering Irish scientist and activist, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the general public. Super Paua aims to change that! By harnessing an interdisciplinary team of artists, educators and scientists, they have created an engaging piece of theatre about X-ray diffraction, Benzene, pacifism, crystals,…

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SCHOOLS: The Lonsdale Project

Friday 13th March, 2020 - 10:00
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One event on Thursday 12th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 10:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5 students, accompanying teachers free

The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-1971) - chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison. Despite being a pioneering Irish scientist and activist, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the general public. Super Paua aims to change that! By harnessing an interdisciplinary team of artists, educators and scientists, they have created an engaging piece of theatre about X-ray diffraction, Benzene, pacifism, crystals,…

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SCHOOLS: The Lonsdale Project

Friday 13th March, 2020 - 12:00
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One event on Thursday 12th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

One event on Friday 13th March, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5 students, accompanying teachers free

The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-1971) - chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison. Despite being a pioneering Irish scientist and activist, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the general public. Super Paua aims to change that! By harnessing an interdisciplinary team of artists, educators and scientists, they have created an engaging piece of theatre about X-ray diffraction, Benzene, pacifism, crystals,…

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November 2020

SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Thursday 26th November, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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December 2020

SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Friday 4th December, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Friday 11th December, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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October 2021

SCHOOLS: Fighting Words – Creative Writing Workshop

Monday 18th October, 2021 - 11:00
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One event on Monday 22nd November, 2021 at 11:00

One event on Monday 13th December, 2021 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants. These interactive creative writing workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from Riverbank’s Fighting Words team. The workshop will last two hours (with optional break!) and we request that the teacher is present…

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SCHOOLS SCREENING: Gagarine

Tuesday 19th October, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student  (Teachers Free)

A beautiful tale of community, friendship and dreaming big. Teenager Yuri lives at Gargarine, a housing project on the outskirts of Paris. He dreams of becoming an astronaut just like his and the building’s namesake, Yuri Gagarin. When the building is condemned for demolition, Yuri, along with his friends Houssam and Diana, embark on creating their own starship.  Reality and imagination merge in the Parisian suburbs, as our modern astronaut reminds us what it means to call somewhere home.  France…

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November 2021

SCHOOLS: Fighting Words – Creative Writing Workshop

Monday 22nd November, 2021 - 11:00
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One event on Monday 22nd November, 2021 at 11:00

One event on Monday 13th December, 2021 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants. These interactive creative writing workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from Riverbank’s Fighting Words team. The workshop will last two hours (with optional break!) and we request that the teacher is present…

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SCHOOLS SCREENING: Night Forest/Nachtwald

Tuesday 23rd November, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (teachers free)

New German language film, this engrossing and tense teen drama features great performances and beautiful natural landscapes. Driven by the belief that a legendary cave exists in the Usulenberg mountain, teenage Paul’s dad sets off on an expedition, only to never return. A year later, the boy is struggling to cope with his father’s disappearance. Convinced that the man was right, Paul sets off on a search with his best friend Max to try to uncover what actually happened to…

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December 2021

SCHOOLS SCREENING: Los Lobos/Wolves

Monday 6th December, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (teachers free)

Migrant family tale, imbued with a sense of magic, innocence, and poetry to yield a wonderful story of hope. In a rundown apartment in New Mexico, Lucia and her two sons attempt to make their new home. While she’s out working all day, the boys create fantastic worlds in the room, drawing on Mexican myths and recollections of their grandfather. Vivid animations and Halloween spirits break up the day-to-day drabness. The boys meet kindness in the Chinese neighbours and seek…

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