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March 2018

WORKSHOP: Digital Animation Easter Camp

Monday 26th March, 2018 - 14:00 - Thursday 29th March, 2018 - 16:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€70

This workshop combines the craft of classic “hand drawn” animating with modern technology. Participants work individually on concept art, plot structure and animating to create their very own unique short films which will then be collated and shared via Vimeo or YouTube. The course is primarily a practical one, with a very brief introduction to some animation theory in order to provide background and context. Students work on designated apps to create and edit their animations and we supply iPads…

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April 2018

WORKSHOP: Artzone Easter Camp

Tuesday 3rd April, 2018 - 10:00 - Friday 6th April, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€65

Make the most of the school break and let the younger members of the family join the Artzone camp this Easter! Our teachers have designed some great Easter theme loaded portfolios of art, crafts, stories and games for both Junior (5-7 years) and Senior (8-12 years) Tuesday 3rd-Friday 6th April, 10am-2pm

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The Very Curious Eyes – Parent and Toddler Art & Fun Morning

Wednesday 25th April, 2018 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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25th April: Who lives on the bottom of the sea? During the workshop, children will be looking at different colourful creatures living in the sea and we will be making small aquariums with the favourite ones in them. Visual Feast for young children (1-3years old) led by artist Marta Golubowska  from Fourhandsart. Inquiry and play based workshop engaging all senses. Creating focused on playing with free parts far from commercially generated pre-cuts. Every workshop is based on a story, involves…

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May 2018

WORKSHOP: National Drawing Workshop

Saturday 19th May, 2018 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE

Join us this National Drawing Day on Saturday 19th May. We’ll have a drop-in workshop, 10am to 2pm, designed by visual artist Saidhbhín Gibson to inspire you to get drawing every day of the year! Drawing is fun, relaxing and useful and this workshop is a great opportunity to try your hand at it and for the children to explore their drawing skills. You'll be guided in drawing your very own pieces to take home. The workshop is suitable all…

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WORKSHOP: 3D Paper Scene Making with Maeve Clancy

Saturday 26th May, 2018 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

This intensive workshop will teach children paper cutting skills, how to draw in shapes and make their own designs using paper and scissors. Using the exhibition 'The Moon Belongs to Everyone' as inspiration, the group will work together to create a large cut paper scene which will be displayed in the foyer of the Riverbank Arts Centre afterwards. Set design, composition of a scene as well as the design of individual elements will be covered in this once off workshop.…

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June 2018

Parent and Toddler Art & Fun Morning: The Very Curious Eyes

Wednesday 20th June, 2018 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Visual Feast for young children (1-3years old) led by artist Marta Golubowska from Fourhandsart. Inquiry and play based workshop engaging all senses. Creating focused on playing with free parts far from commercially generated pre-cuts. Every workshop is based on a story, involves making and playing. 20th June: Who lives in the woods? This workshop invites children to an adventure in the woods. We will be exploring wood life by making the animals real and made up ones with tin foil…

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July 2018

WORKSHOP: Artzone July Summer Camp

Monday 2nd July, 2018 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€80

Artzone Summer camps are planned and delivered by qualified and experienced art teachers, specialists in their fields of art. Our design team are developing four brand new creative and challenging portfolios of art, crafts, stories & games based on some very cool themes to rival last year’s hugely successful summer art camp programme. Each portfolio is researched and designed based on the Primary Schools Visual Arts Curriculum to maximise creativity, learning and fun for boys & girls. Ages : 5-7…

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WORKSHOP: Circus and magic Skills workshop with Jango Starr

Sunday 8th July, 2018 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Join Jango Starr in an experiential workshop exploring the skills used in One Man Shoe. Explore the physicality and expression of the Clown, circus skills of juggling and balancing various objects and some quick to learn but fun visual Magic tricks. The aim of this fun and collaborative workshop is to give participants an introduction to techniques that can be taken away, practised and developed into a skill. (Teaching notes will be supplied.)  

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WORKSHOP: Creative Digital Arts

Monday 16th July, 2018 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€100

Createschool present a multi discipline arts and crafts programme where kids learn to make art with mobile digital technology. This STEAM based programme will encourage them to nurture their creativity with a variety of activities including stop motion animation, digital music making, photography & video, coding, podcasting and more. Kids can follow their imagination, share their stories, realise their ideas and gain many new skills. Like all of our programmes there is a strong emphasis on collaboration, critical thinking, enjoyment…

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Family Circus

Monday 30th July, 2018 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday 3rd August, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

10am-11am - Family circus for parents and their children from 2yrs-6yrs. A gentle introduction to the aerial dance and circus skills for the youngest children and their parents. Join Fidget Feet dancers for a fun-filled morning of swinging, flying and spinning. €7 (adult+child) for one day workshop (1 adult per 1 child)

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Children’s Aerial Camp

Monday 30th July, 2018 - 11:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€65

Monday 30th July- Friday 3rd August 11:30-2:30pm Childrens Aerial Camp 7-12 years €65 Monday -Friday

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Camp for Adults.

Monday 30th July, 2018 - 18:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

Ever wanted to give the silks a try? This workshop is for those who are new beginners. Be prepared to swing, spin, invert, and have fun! It’s best to bring a long sleeve layer, water, and wear leggings or sweats. Fidget Feet dancers offer a safe and fun environment for you to learn something new and work on skills you never knew you could do. We’re confident we can tempt you into this wonderful aerial dance community! Aerial Dance camp- 16+…

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Family Circus

Tuesday 31st July, 2018 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday 3rd August, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

10am-11am - Family circus for parents and their children from 2yrs-6yrs. A gentle introduction to the aerial dance and circus skills for the youngest children and their parents. Join Fidget Feet dancers for a fun-filled morning of swinging, flying and spinning. €7 (adult+child) for one day workshop (1 adult per 1 child)

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August 2018

WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Family Circus

Wednesday 1st August, 2018 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday 3rd August, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

10am-11am - Family circus for parents and their children from 2yrs-6yrs. A gentle introduction to the aerial dance and circus skills for the youngest children and their parents. Join Fidget Feet dancers for a fun-filled morning of swinging, flying and spinning. €7 (adult+child) for one day workshop (1 adult per 1 child)

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Family Circus

Thursday 2nd August, 2018 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday 3rd August, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

10am-11am - Family circus for parents and their children from 2yrs-6yrs. A gentle introduction to the aerial dance and circus skills for the youngest children and their parents. Join Fidget Feet dancers for a fun-filled morning of swinging, flying and spinning. €7 (adult+child) for one day workshop (1 adult per 1 child)

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WORKSHOP: Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Family Circus

Friday 3rd August, 2018 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday 3rd August, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7

10am-11am - Family circus for parents and their children from 2yrs-6yrs. A gentle introduction to the aerial dance and circus skills for the youngest children and their parents. Join Fidget Feet dancers for a fun-filled morning of swinging, flying and spinning. €7 (adult+child) for one day workshop (1 adult per 1 child)

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WORKSHOP: Artzone August Summer Camp

Monday 13th August, 2018 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€80

Artzone Summer camps are planned and delivered by qualified and experienced art teachers, specialists in their fields of art. Our design team are developing four brand new creative and challenging portfolios of art, crafts, stories & games based on some very cool themes to rival last year’s hugely successful summer art camp programme. Each portfolio is researched and designed based on the Primary Schools Visual Arts Curriculum to maximise creativity, learning and fun for boys & girls. Monday 13th-Friday 17th…

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September 2018

WORKSHOP: Parent & Toddler Fun Morning – The Very Curious Eyes

Wednesday 19th September, 2018 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 24th October, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 14th November, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 12th December, 2018 at 11:00am

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7 Adult & child

Visual artist Marta Golubowska invites small children, along with their guardians, to a creative space where they can experiment, push boundaries, and make a mess - and bring something lovely home with them. In this hour-long workshop, the main emphasis is on the process and time spent together. It will be a gentle, fun atmosphere to relax and share experiences while making art together. 19th September – Travelling and Adventure 24th October – Halloween Fun 14th November – Art for…

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WORKSHOP: Animation Workshop with Cartoon Saloon

Saturday 22nd September, 2018 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

Join Animator Rory Conway to discover the step-by-step process of designing a scene from one of Cartoon Saloon's Oscar nominated movies, and gain a fascinating insight into the movie making process. Rory is a layout and background artist for multiple-Oscar nominated studio Cartoon Saloon. A graduate of Ballyfermot College, Dublin, Rory holds a BA Hons degree in Animation and has received international awards for his short film ‘SHOOT’. He has worked on many animation productions including Song of the Sea…

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October 2018

WORKSHOP: Morning of Making and Eating with the Fairland Collective

Saturday 6th October, 2018 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5

As part of The Great Work of Preserving, Fairland Collective presents a morning of making and eating. Join us to make corzetti pasta - an embossed pasta round originally made for Italian noble families during the middle ages. Open to all ages - children and adults welcome! (children must be supervised by a parent or guardian)

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WORKSHOP: Parent & Toddler Fun Morning – The Very Curious Eyes

Wednesday 24th October, 2018 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 24th October, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 14th November, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 12th December, 2018 at 11:00am

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7 Adult & child

Visual artist Marta Golubowska invites small children, along with their guardians, to a creative space where they can experiment, push boundaries, and make a mess - and bring something lovely home with them. In this hour-long workshop, the main emphasis is on the process and time spent together. It will be a gentle, fun atmosphere to relax and share experiences while making art together. 19th September – Travelling and Adventure 24th October – Halloween Fun 14th November – Art for…

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WORKSHOP: Create School Digital Arts Halloween Camp

Tuesday 30th October, 2018 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€60

Createschool present a multi discipline arts and crafts programme where kids learn to make art with mobile digital technology. This STEAM based programme will encourage them to nurture their creativity with a variety of activities including stop motion animation, digital music making, photography & video, coding, podcasting and more. Kids can follow their imagination, share their stories, realise their ideas and gain many new skills. Like all of our programmes there is a strong emphasis on collaboration, critical thinking, enjoyment…

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November 2018

WORKSHOP: Parent & Toddler Fun Morning – The Very Curious Eyes

Wednesday 14th November, 2018 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 24th October, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 14th November, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 12th December, 2018 at 11:00am

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7 Adult & child

Visual artist Marta Golubowska invites small children, along with their guardians, to a creative space where they can experiment, push boundaries, and make a mess - and bring something lovely home with them. In this hour-long workshop, the main emphasis is on the process and time spent together. It will be a gentle, fun atmosphere to relax and share experiences while making art together. 19th September – Travelling and Adventure 24th October – Halloween Fun 14th November – Art for…

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WORKSHOP: A Space To Draw

Saturday 24th November, 2018 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 24th November, 2018 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

10:30am- 8-10 years / 12pm- 11-13 years Drawing remains a central and pivotal activity to the work of many artists and designers – a touchstone and tool of creative exploration that informs visual discovery! The workshop will provide children with opportunities to engage with playful and experiential drawing techniques to develop their own observational skills. The workshop will focus on drawing as a form of communication, drawing to make meaning and drawing to feel. All the concepts, skills and techniques…

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WORKSHOP: A Space To Draw

Saturday 24th November, 2018 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 24th November, 2018 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10

10:30am- 8-10 years / 12pm- 11-13 years Drawing remains a central and pivotal activity to the work of many artists and designers – a touchstone and tool of creative exploration that informs visual discovery! The workshop will provide children with opportunities to engage with playful and experiential drawing techniques to develop their own observational skills. The workshop will focus on drawing as a form of communication, drawing to make meaning and drawing to feel. All the concepts, skills and techniques…

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December 2018

WORKSHOP: Parent & Toddler Fun Morning – The Very Curious Eyes

Wednesday 12th December, 2018 - 11:00
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One event on Wednesday 24th October, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 14th November, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on Wednesday 12th December, 2018 at 11:00am

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7 Adult & child

Visual artist Marta Golubowska invites small children, along with their guardians, to a creative space where they can experiment, push boundaries, and make a mess - and bring something lovely home with them. In this hour-long workshop, the main emphasis is on the process and time spent together. It will be a gentle, fun atmosphere to relax and share experiences while making art together. 19th September – Travelling and Adventure 24th October – Halloween Fun 14th November – Art for…

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January 2019

FIRST FORTNIGHT: Just Keep Swimming Workshop (7-9 years)

Saturday 19th January, 2019 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Just Keep Swimming is a Wellbeing & Resilience workshop for children aged 7-9 years old based on the theme of the ocean. Like "Finding Dory", this Arts and Crafts workshop is about exploring family connections, learning how to embrace your emotions and reaching out to friends and family for support. Using storytelling and creative activities, children will explore strategies to "just keep swimming" like Dory's famous mantra. First Fortnight facilitators will be available to talk to parents after the workshop.…

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FIRST FORTNIGHT: Great Barrier Reef – Resilience Workshop (ages 10-12 years)

Saturday 19th January, 2019 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Great Barrier Reef is a Wellbeing & Resilience workshop for children aged 10-12 years old based on the theme of the ocean. The children will take on the persona of a great sea world explorer and look at the barrier reef like a big wide family with lots of branches and connections. Using storytelling and fun creative activities, children will explore what makes them unique and different and how to grow connections with the world around them. The workshop will…

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February 2019

WORKSHOP: Patchwork Magic – workshop with Aideen Cross

Saturday 16th February, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Saturday 16th February, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

This workshop will give children an opportunity to work with fabrics (new & recycled) to make bunting that’s creative, colourful and fun. Designer Aideen Cross, based in Rathangan, is renowned for her dress design and also her creative sewing classes for young people. In this workshop, Aideen will encourage children to explore the lifeskill of sewing (hand and machine) and use their imagination to create fabulous festive bunting. This Patchwork Magic sewing workshop is connected to the quilt exhibition running…

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WORKSHOP: Patchwork Magic – workshop with Aideen Cross

Saturday 16th February, 2019 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 16th February, 2019 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

This workshop will give children an opportunity to work with fabrics (new & recycled) to make bunting that’s creative, colourful and fun. Designer Aideen Cross, based in Rathangan, is renowned for her dress design and also her creative sewing classes for young people. In this workshop, Aideen will encourage children to explore the lifeskill of sewing (hand and machine) and use their imagination to create fabulous festive bunting. This Patchwork Magic sewing workshop is connected to the quilt exhibition running…

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WORKSHOP: Artzone Mid-Term Camp

Monday 18th February, 2019 - 10:00 - Friday 22nd February, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€80

An Artzone camp is a great way for your child to spend their school break - working on cool art projects, developing their core artistic skills, exercising their creative side in a fun, dynamic environment..with plenty of time for fun and games. Artzone camps are planned and delivered by qualified and experienced art teachers. Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February, 10am-2pm. Ages 5-7 years / 8-12 years Please bring a packed lunch.

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March 2019

WORKSHOP: The Science of Seeing- Science-art workshops with Future Makers Collective

Saturday 9th March, 2019 - 13:00
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One event on Saturday 9th March, 2019 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Join the Future Makers Collective for a STEAM science – art workshop exploring perception. We will experiment with optical sciences and explore vision as we craft an environment and tools to help us look at the world from the perspectives of your favourite animals. This workshop will run on the 9th March 2019 for two groups: 10:30-12:00 (7-9 year olds) sold out 1:00-3:00 (10-13 year olds)

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WORKSHOP: Dabbledoo Music Workshop

Saturday 23rd March, 2019 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7

DabbledooMusic (Shane McKenna and Killian Redmond) make music more accessible, engaging and fun for all the family, regardless of previous experience or ability. In this workshop you will be provided with instruments and play along to Igor The Octopus (the world's greatest drummer!), learn melody with Jazz Cat and even play an Irish Polka. DabbledooMusic use a system of animated, colour-coded notation that anyone can understand to get everybody making music together in no time! Did you ever wonder what…

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WORKSHOP: Dabbledoo Music Workshop

Saturday 23rd March, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 23rd March, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7

DabbledooMusic (Shane McKenna and Killian Redmond) make music more accessible, engaging and fun for all the family, regardless of previous experience or ability. In this workshop you will be provided with instruments and play along to Igor The Octopus (the world's greatest drummer!), learn melody with Jazz Cat and even play an Irish Polka. DabbledooMusic use a system of animated, colour-coded notation that anyone can understand to get everybody making music together in no time! Did you ever wonder what…

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April 2019

WORKSHOP: Singing workshop with Inni-K

Saturday 20th April, 2019 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Join Inni-K for a morning! This workshop with singer, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Inni-K (Eithne Ní Chatháin) will have participants raising the roof together in full voice as they join Inni-K for a morning. This is a fun group workshop which will interest anyone who enjoys singing, be it in a choir or alone in the shower! No special singing ability required. Come along to learn one of Inni-K’s own songs and be her backing singers for the morning. €15 (or…

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WORKSHOP: ARTZONE EASTER CAMP

Tuesday 23rd April, 2019 - 10:00 - Friday 26th April, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€80 (four days)

Spring is in the air - Join the Artzone team for a fun filled Art Camp this Easter! Easter is the perfect time for Visual Arts Camps full of bright and colourful imagery, stories and games. Each portfolio is researched and designed based on the Primary Schools Visual Arts Curriculum to maximise creativity, learning and fun. The Artzone team are all qualified teachers and art professionals in their own fields - they create a fantastic, creative learning environment for all.…

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WORKSHOP: Inside the World of Vision – Science and Art workshop for children

Saturday 27th April, 2019 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 27th April, 2019 at 13:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Join us for a fun and exciting workshops for children as part of STEAM programme (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) delivered by the facilitators from the Future Makers Collective. This science – art workshop will focus on exploring vision and perception. We will experiment with optical devices, lenses and explore animal and insect vision. As part of the workshop, children will visit our new science-themed exhibition “SEE HOW WE VIEW THE WORLD – exploring animal and human vision” and…

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WORKSHOP: Inside the World of Vision – Science and Art workshop for children

Saturday 27th April, 2019 - 13:00
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One event on Saturday 27th April, 2019 at 13:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Join us for a fun and exciting workshops for children as part of STEAM programme (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) delivered by the facilitators from the Future Makers Collective. This science – art workshop will focus on exploring vision and perception. We will experiment with optical devices, lenses and explore animal and insect vision. As part of the workshop, children will visit our new science-themed exhibition “SEE HOW WE VIEW THE WORLD – exploring animal and human vision” and…

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May 2019

ANIMAGINATION WORKSHOP: Adventures in Storyland

Friday 10th May, 2019 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 10th May, 2019 at 11:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Adult and child €7

Illustration workshop for toddlers and pre-schoolers Join visual artist Marta Golubowska  for a workshop in which the youngest artists (along with their parents and guardians) will create a multi-sensory story.  Participants will create a collaborative collage on one giant piece of paper. The children will be invited to use their imagination in to make textures and mixtures of colours to create the wildest fairylands. There will be painting, sticking, stamping involved in making this creation (so please wear suitable clothes!).…

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ANIMAGINATION WORKSHOP: Adventures in Storyland

Friday 10th May, 2019 - 11:30
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One event on Friday 10th May, 2019 at 11:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Adult and child €7

Illustration workshop for toddlers and pre-schoolers Join visual artist Marta Golubowska  for a workshop in which the youngest artists (along with their parents and guardians) will create a multi-sensory story.  Participants will create a collaborative collage on one giant piece of paper. The children will be invited to use their imagination in to make textures and mixtures of colours to create the wildest fairylands. There will be painting, sticking, stamping involved in making this creation (so please wear suitable clothes!).…

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ANIMAGINATION: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshops

Saturday 11th May, 2019 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 11th May, 2019 at 13:00

One event on Saturday 13th July, 2019 at 10:30am

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free event

You are invited to Fighting Words to write an original story together, and see it being typed up on the Fighting Words screen. Once you have decided on the characters and plot you will write part of the story together, helped by Fighting Words tutors, editing as they go. You will then have time to write your own individual endings to the story. All children will leave with a copy of their book, including illustrations and an About the Author…

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ANIMAGINATION: Storytelling and Puppetry Workshop for Grandparents and Grandchildren.

Saturday 11th May, 2019 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Adult and child €10

Come and join Dan Colley, Artistic Director of acclaimed theatre company Collapsing Horse, for a fun, intergenerational storytelling and puppetry workshop. What can grandparents and grandchildren learn from each other’s stories? How can you work with puppets to tell a story? This workshop is inspired by Collapsing Horse’s forthcoming production, A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings, which based on a short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. This is the first grandparent and grandchild (9-13 years) workshop we have hosted,…

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ANIMAGINATION: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshops

Saturday 11th May, 2019 - 13:00
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One event on Saturday 11th May, 2019 at 13:00

One event on Saturday 13th July, 2019 at 1:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free event

You are invited to Fighting Words to write an original story together, and see it being typed up on the Fighting Words screen. Once you have decided on the characters and plot you will write part of the story together, helped by Fighting Words tutors, editing as they go. You will then have time to write your own individual endings to the story. All children will leave with a copy of their book, including illustrations and an About the Author…

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FAMILY WORKSHOP: National Drawing Day

Saturday 18th May, 2019 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

Join us this National Drawing Day, Saturday 18th May. We'll have a drop-in workshop from 10am-2pm designed by visual artist, Paul Woods. Drawing is fun, relaxing and useful - this is a great opportunity to explore your drawing skills as a family or individually. Selected works created  during this workshop will be displayed in our McKenna Gallery 21-25 May. Drop-in, FREE, all materials provide. Children must be accompanied by an adult. National Drawing Day is an annual countrywide event initiated…

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June 2019

WORKSHOP: How to DJ -Workshop with Gavin Elsted and guests

Saturday 8th June, 2019 - 17:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free event

Aimed at 15-17 year olds, this course provides a grounding in how to start DJing. Topics include mixing techniques, operating and setting up industry standard equipment and sourcing music for use in performances. Guest DJs will discuss how they started their DJing careers, giving advice and tips for those planning a future on stage and imparting their own personal techniques on crafting killer mixes. Free Event, advanced booking necessary.

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