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August 2020

CBI Virtual Book Clinic

Friday 14th August, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 24th July, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Saturday 3rd December, 2022 at 10:30

One event on Friday 14th August, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE, booking essential

++Update 11th August - the book clinics are now fully booked. Sorry to disappoint! ++ Riverbank Arts Centre is working with Children's Books Ireland on this series of FREE online book clinics. 3rd July - Go Places with a Book! 24th July - Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes 14th August- New Adventures, New beginnings Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into? Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Do you need a…

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January 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Wire Sculpture for Beginners with Glenn Gibson

Friday 22nd January, 2021 - 18:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20 (includes materials & postage)

Like to try something new this January? It has been well documented that participating in arts and creative activity benefits our mental wellbeing. This two hour ZOOM workshop with artist Glenn Gibson will encourage you to explore techniques and materials to create sculptures from wire.  With a career spanning over two decades, Glenn Gibson is a professional artist who creates and teaches wire sculpture in Galway. In this introductory workshop,  Glenn will demonstrate how to make a tree and bring…

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ONLINE FAMILY WORKSHOP: Create a Mood Book with Marta Golubowska

Saturday 23rd January, 2021 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Does happiness have a colour? Does anger have a shape? In this workshop hosted by artist Marta Golubowska, children will create 'mood books' for sketches and collages to express their emotions. Using music, colours and shapes as prompts,  participating children will create a series of collages, based on a 'flying scissors' technique inspired by Matisse.  Children will be invited to focus on their emotions - and reflect these feelings in their artwork The sketchbook can kept and used to express…

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February 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Eco Mindfulness with Future Makers’ Collective

Saturday 27th February, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Riverbank Arts Centre has joined forces with the Future Makers' Collective to bring you 'Eco Mindfulness'. In this one-hour virtual workshop, we will be exploring practical ways to look after our planet and our mental health through games, exercises and challenges that you can do from the comfort of your own home. This workshop will be conducted over Zoom and is suitable for children between the ages of ten and twelve, with an eagerness to learn about environmental wellbeing. This…

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March 2021

FAMILY: St. Patrick’s Shenanigans with Paul Timoney & Kyle Riley

Saturday 13th March, 2021 - 11:00
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One event on Sunday 14th March, 2021 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family

This online shenanigans show by Paul Timoney and Kyle Riley brings the fun and engagement of a live performance into the comfort of your living room with the power of ZOOM. Especially for St's Patrick’s weekend, this show features a variety of Irish songs, songs to inspire bravery and songs to get you moving around the house. There are two brand stories to be told. ‘Snakes on the Plain’ treats us to the tale of what really happened between the…

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FAMILY: St. Patrick’s Shenanigans with Paul Timoney & Kyle Riley

Sunday 14th March, 2021 - 11:00
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One event on Sunday 14th March, 2021 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family

This online shenanigans show by Paul Timoney and Kyle Riley brings the fun and engagement of a live performance into the comfort of your living room with the power of ZOOM. Especially for St's Patrick’s weekend, this show features a variety of Irish songs, songs to inspire bravery and songs to get you moving around the house. There are two brand stories to be told. ‘Snakes on the Plain’ treats us to the tale of what really happened between the…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

Friday 26th March, 2021 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 2nd April, 2021 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€40 for both sessions

This two-evening workshop is designed to be a playful, colourful, carefree learning experience, where you will learn the basics of hand weaving. You will learn how to set up a hand loom, how to read and create weaving patterns, gain a better understanding of yarns, their properties, textures and learn how to mix and blend colour while weaving your own unique textile sample piece. Alongside your tutorial, you will learn some handy tips and tricks when it comes to starting…

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April 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

Friday 2nd April, 2021 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 2nd April, 2021 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€40 for both sessions

This two-evening workshop is designed to be a playful, colourful, carefree learning experience, where you will learn the basics of hand weaving. You will learn how to set up a hand loom, how to read and create weaving patterns, gain a better understanding of yarns, their properties, textures and learn how to mix and blend colour while weaving your own unique textile sample piece. Alongside your tutorial, you will learn some handy tips and tricks when it comes to starting…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Eco Mindfulness with Future Makers

Saturday 10th April, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Riverbank Arts Centre has joined forces with the Future Makers’ Collective to bring you ‘Eco Mindfulness’. In this one-hour virtual workshop, we will be exploring practical ways to look after our planet and our mental health through games, exercises and challenges that you can do from the comfort of your own home. This workshop will be conducted over Zoom and is suitable for children between the ages of ten and twelve, with an eagerness to learn about environmental wellbeing. https://youtu.be/IVMeA5gOCXc…

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FAMILY: Shenanigans in the Wild with Paul Timoney and Kyle Riley

Sunday 18th April, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family

The shenanigan series of shows brings the fun and engagement of a live performance into the comfort of your living room with the power of ZOOM. We’re headed outside for some fresh air, the sound of birdsong, and the sun warming your face. That’s right, it’s ‘Shenanigans In The Wild’. Nature springs to life in a series of poems exploring various aspects of the world around us. There’s going to be rockin’ and boppin’ with tunes to get you hoppin’.…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Ceramic Art Inspired by Nature

Friday 23rd April, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20 (includes materials & postage)

Hold on to the beauty of your spring walks! Join artist Marta Golubowska for a workshop to create a ceramic picture frame and a tile, imprinted with the flowers and plants you have gathered.  Suitable for beginners, this ceramic workshop will explore two techniques,  air drying clay and plaster (materials supplied),  to make unique art works inspired by the nature around you. Workshop details: This workshop is for adults and is two hours in duration, 7pm-9pm (via ZOOM).  Please note, although…

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May 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Ceramic Art Inspired by Nature

Friday 7th May, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20 (includes materials & postage)

Hold on to the beauty of your spring walks! Join artist Marta Golubowska for a workshop to create a ceramic picture frame and a tile, imprinted with the flowers and plants you have gathered.  Suitable for beginners, this ceramic workshop will explore two techniques,  air drying clay and plaster (materials supplied),  to make unique art works inspired by the nature around you. Workshop details: This workshop is for adults and is two hours in duration, 7pm-9pm (via ZOOM).  Please note, although…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Let’s Talk about Art

Thursday 13th May, 2021 - 19:30
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One event on Thursday 20th May, 2021 at 19:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Join Vera McEvoy online to view and discuss a selection of artworks from the Kildare Municipal Art Collection. The sessions will provide a welcome and inclusive space to view and discuss art. The two sessions (on 13th May & 20th May) will explore different artworks and discussions will include colour, brush strokes, line, shape and what thoughts or words the works evoke. It is not about art knowledge, however, individuals will improve their creative knowledge, experience and further expand their…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Let’s Talk about Art

Thursday 20th May, 2021 - 19:30
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One event on Thursday 20th May, 2021 at 19:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Join Vera McEvoy online to view and discuss a selection of artworks from the Kildare Municipal Art Collection. The sessions will provide a welcome and inclusive space to view and discuss art. The two sessions (on 13th May & 20th May) will explore different artworks and discussions will include colour, brush strokes, line, shape and what thoughts or words the works evoke. It is not about art knowledge, however, individuals will improve their creative knowledge, experience and further expand their…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

Friday 21st May, 2021 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 28th May, 2021 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€40 for both sessions

This two-evening workshop is designed to be a playful, colourful, carefree learning experience, where you will learn the basics of hand weaving. You will learn how to set up a hand loom, how to read and create weaving patterns, gain a better understanding of yarns, their properties, textures and learn how to mix and blend colour while weaving your own unique textile sample piece. Alongside your tutorial, you will learn some handy tips and tricks when it comes to starting…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

Friday 28th May, 2021 - 19:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday 28th May, 2021 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€40 for both sessions

This two-evening workshop is designed to be a playful, colourful, carefree learning experience, where you will learn the basics of hand weaving. You will learn how to set up a hand loom, how to read and create weaving patterns, gain a better understanding of yarns, their properties, textures and learn how to mix and blend colour while weaving your own unique textile sample piece. Alongside your tutorial, you will learn some handy tips and tricks when it comes to starting…

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June 2021

WORKSHOP: Crochet for Beginners – Make a Rainbow!

Tuesday 1st June, 2021 - 19:30
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One event on Wednesday 2nd June, 2021 at 19:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20 (includes materials & postage)

During this workshop participants will learn basic crochet stitches, how to read a simple pattern and how to crochet their own rainbow. Each participant will be provided with the materials to create their rainbow along with additional yarn to practice some simple stitches. Workshop will be led by Helen Whiteley. Helen is a self-taught fibre artist with over 10 years experience  and has worked as a sample crocheter/knitter. Workshop details: This workshop is for adults and is two hours in duration, 7:30pm-9:30pm…

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WORKSHOP: Crochet for Beginners – Make a Rainbow!

Wednesday 2nd June, 2021 - 19:30
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One event on Wednesday 2nd June, 2021 at 19:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20 (includes materials & postage)

During this workshop participants will learn basic crochet stitches, how to read a simple pattern and how to crochet their own rainbow. Each participant will be provided with the materials to create their rainbow along with additional yarn to practice some simple stitches. Workshop will be led by Helen Whiteley. Helen is a self-taught fibre artist with over 10 years experience  and has worked as a sample crocheter/knitter. Workshop details: This workshop is for adults and is two hours in duration, 7:30pm-9:30pm…

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FAMILY: Observational Storytelling with Sarah Bowie

Saturday 12th June, 2021 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

In this online tutorial with cartoonist, writer, and co-founder of The Comics Lab Sarah Bowie, Sarah will show how to take ordinary, everyday life and turn it into material for compelling storytelling! Use this as an opportunity to look beyond the surface of our seemingly mundane lives, and find the potential stories within. Sarah will explore different ways of observing - observing ourselves (our moods, thoughts, activities and conversations); observing others (family members, neighbours, strangers, wildlife and pets), and observing…

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FAMILY: Opowiadania Super Paua/ Warsztat Rodzinny

Saturday 26th June, 2021 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5 per family

In this workshop we’ll be listening to KLOSZ, one of the Opowiadania Super Paua, and doing a creative task together. KLOSZ is the exciting story of a child and their aunt on a train journey, who discover the train is filled with magical creatures on a mission of their own... This event will be delivered in Polish and English. Following the event, you will receive a link to the rest of the stories for you and your family to enjoy.…

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July 2021

Outdoor Poetry Workshop with Nell Regan

Thursday 29th July, 2021 - 11:00
Japanese Gardens, Irish National Stud
Tully, Kildare R51 KX25 Ireland
€20 (includes reading & access to gardens)

We are delighted to present an outdoor poetry workshop with poet Nell Regan, in the beautiful surroundings of the Japanese Gardens. Starting with a tour of the famous gardens at the Irish National Stud, participants will be encouraged to capture their surroundings through writing exercises and to write their own short nature poems. No experience of writing poetry is necessary to take part.  As this is a partnership with Irish National Stud, the entrance fee   to the Japanese Gardens (usually €14) will…

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September 2021

Work-in-Progress & Workshop: WATERBIRTH

Friday 24th September, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE

Waterbirth – A Work-in-Progress Performance Come and join Darn Skippy Productions for this work-in-progress presentation of Waterbirth, a new play about motherhood and climate change – and join the company live on ZOOM immediately afterwards for a feedback session and creative workshop. Marina is pregnant and the climate is in crisis. But she’s fine. Everything is fine. She can look after everyone and fix everything, all while practicing her pelvic floor exercises. But as Marina’s body transforms, her sense of reality shifts…

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January 2022

WORKSHOP: Songwriting with Laura Walsh

Saturday 29th January, 2022 - 10:00
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One event on Saturday 15th January, 2022 at 11:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5

Children aged 5-12 are invited to join Laura Walsh as we create a brand new song! Using a variety of percussion instruments and fun, easy to use software, we will create our song as a team. Making beats and backing music is easier than you think, and we can write our song about anything you like! About Laura Walsh: Laura Walsh is a music therapist, teacher and gigging musician who has been playing and writing/recording music for 10 years. She…

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February 2022

DRAWING WORKSHOP: ‘INVISIBLE CORDS’ with Clodagh Kelly

Thursday 17th February, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (all materials provided)

In this drawing workshop with Visual Artist Clodagh Kelly,  participants will be invited to take a ‘Cord’ and create an artwork inspired by the materials and the exhibition. Themes from nature may be explored, others may want to look at a personal response to their experience of social media, how we experience choice, materialism, freedom or humanity, the human form, the right to privacy, voice hearing or other social norms. We now live in very different communities since Covid, with different social norms, what…

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April 2022

Drawing Workshop: Invisible Cords with Clodagh Kelly

Thursday 7th April, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Thursday 5th May, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Thursday 2nd June, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (per session)

We now live in very different communities since Covid, with different social norms, what are the Cords that keep us separate or together?  In this series of drawing workshops with Visual Artist Clodagh Kelly,  participants will be invited to take a ‘Cord’ and create an artwork inspired by the materials.  Themes from nature may be explored, others may want to look at a personal response to their experience of social media, how we experience choice, materialism, freedom or humanity, the…

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Workshop Week: BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation

Tuesday 19th April, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 22nd April, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120 (four days)

In this special BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation Camp, learn how to make your own mini Lego movie! "Wizards & Spells" or "Superheroes in Action" ? What will you choose to make your story come alive?  All it takes is a mobile device and your imagination! With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, Createschool will take you on a journey from having a cool idea to making it into an awesome movie. You will learn the different elements of stop…

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WORKSHOP: Exquisite Portraits – Tactile Insects with Jennifer O’Brien

Saturday 30th April, 2022 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Exquisite Portraits: our world’s tiniest creatures show their many faces! Taking inspiration from the magical world of insects we will explore their many innovative and often colourful adaptations to life (better than fantasy fiction in many cases). Selecting from a mix of nature's treasures — a collection of the curious and the ordinary, made extraordinary by a combined use of mixed media. The workshop will provide participants with the creative tools to make their own unique botanical beast. In this…

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May 2022

Drawing Workshop: Invisible Cords with Clodagh Kelly

Thursday 5th May, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Thursday 5th May, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Thursday 2nd June, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (per session)

We now live in very different communities since Covid, with different social norms, what are the Cords that keep us separate or together?  In this series of drawing workshops with Visual Artist Clodagh Kelly,  participants will be invited to take a ‘Cord’ and create an artwork inspired by the materials.  Themes from nature may be explored, others may want to look at a personal response to their experience of social media, how we experience choice, materialism, freedom or humanity, the…

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June 2022

Drawing Workshop: Invisible Cords with Clodagh Kelly

Thursday 2nd June, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Thursday 5th May, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Thursday 2nd June, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (per session)

We now live in very different communities since Covid, with different social norms, what are the Cords that keep us separate or together?  In this series of drawing workshops with Visual Artist Clodagh Kelly,  participants will be invited to take a ‘Cord’ and create an artwork inspired by the materials.  Themes from nature may be explored, others may want to look at a personal response to their experience of social media, how we experience choice, materialism, freedom or humanity, the…

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FAMILY: CBI Book Clinic

Saturday 11th June, 2022 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

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 library! Children’s Books Ireland Book Doctors give guidance about books to children and their families. Based on an informal chat, the white coat-clad…

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CHILDRENS WORKSHOP: Monster Doodle

Saturday 11th June, 2022 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE, booking advised

Join the Doodle Doctor in making a massive Monster Doodle! What kind of monster do you imagine? Are they friendly or scary? How many eyes so they have? How many tongues? Noses?! The Doodle Doctor will be on-hand to help you take part in a massive collaborative drawing on a giant piece of paper. Grab some colours and join in! You’ll have as much space as you want to let your imagination run wild! Monster doodle sessions take place at…

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FAMILY: Ta Tum Tum!

Saturday 11th June, 2022 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Ta Tum Tum is an educational music performance with 4 piece band, designed for children and their adults to explore popular music with a Brazilian twist in a creative, integrative and fun way! The performance will be followed by a workshop where children will have a chance to play real instruments from Brazil and learn different rhythms used in Brazilian music. Ta Tum Tum! has been funded by Kildare County Council and Creative Ireland, and is a part of Cruinniu…

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July 2022

WORKSHOP: Artzone Summer Camp 2022

Monday 4th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 8th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120/€100

Artzone are back in the venue! Students aged 5-12 years will cover a range of art projects including painting, drawing, materials manipulation and clay construction, with lots of personal design and creativity input. The theme for this year will be ‘Summer Time Fun’ Our camps are run by qualified art teachers, with strict safety protocols, but the same high Artzone standards of art and design. The workshops, for 5-8 years & 9-12 years, runs from the  4th  – 8th July…

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SUMMER CAMP: Songwriting with Megan O’Neill

Monday 11th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 15th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120 (5 days)

Chart topping and multi-award winning singer- songwriter Megan O’Neill is hosting a week long musical workshop for young people aged 9-12 years exploring songwriting, lyric writing, collaborating and performance. Each student will write at least one full song in these four days (although some will write more) and there will be the option to design your own artwork and record your song towards the end of the workshop. The week will explore the following: · An introduction to songwriting. What…

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September 2022

WORKSHOP: Drawing Workshop with Clodagh Kelly

Wednesday 14th September, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Wednesday 19th October, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 16th November, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

This series of Autumn Drawing Workshops invites experienced and non-experienced artists to explore drawing. Just bring yourself and join a creative, friendly and supportive environment at Riverbank Arts Centre, where you can explore drawing and find your own unique creative voice, facilitated by visual artist Clodagh Kelly. All materials provided.

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CULTURE NIGHT: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshop

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 18:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Interested in writing? Want to explore different worlds and characters? Join Fighting Words Kildare in Riverbank Arts Centre on Culture Night, for an adult creative writing workshop. Fighting Words workshops are full of creativity as you will write original stories collectively and individually with the help of Fighting Words mentors. Warning: you will have a good laugh while getting some writing done! 6.30-8.00pm Part of Riverbank Arts Centres programme for Culture Night 2022

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CULTURE NIGHT: Under the Palms Music Workshop

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 19:15
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Under the palms is a rhythm workshop using Brazilian instruments, to include agogo, caxixi, pandeiro, surdo and many more. The workshop will be led by two Brazilian percussionists, Marcio Tarktarov and William Kanela, and a jazz drummer Miles Ronayne. No prior music experience needed. Artists: Marcio Tarktarov, William Kanela, Miles Ronayne. Duration: 45min Part of Riverbank Arts Centre programme for Culture Night 2022

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October 2022

WORKSHOP: Make a Flipbook Animation!

Saturday 1st October, 2022 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12

Learn how to make your very own flipbook animation with our Make a Flipbook Workshop! Flipbooks are ideal for those interested in drawing, illustration and cartoons and a great introduction into the world of hand-drawn animation. You will learn how to use the basic principles of hand drawn animation to make your own creations come to life. The workshop is a mixture of live demonstrations, easy to follow drawing guides and practical hands-on creativity. All materials are provided and you…

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WORKSHOP: Drawing Workshop with Clodagh Kelly

Wednesday 19th October, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Wednesday 19th October, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 16th November, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
€10

This series of Autumn Drawing Workshops invites experienced and non-experienced artists to explore drawing. Just bring yourself and join a creative, friendly and supportive environment at Riverbank Arts Centre, where you can explore drawing and find your own unique creative voice, facilitated by visual artist Clodagh Kelly. All materials provided.

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WORKSHOP: Samhain Illustration Workshop with Brian Fitzgerald

Saturday 29th October, 2022 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12

Join illustrator and Kildare native Brian Fitzgerald for a fun workshop exploring the basics of designing, sketching and illustrating scary (or not) characters for your own Halloween story. Children will also have an opportunity to make their own Halloween mask. This workshop is suitable for any child who likes to draw, doodle and paint! Duration 90 mins | Ages 8-12 years   About the Artist Brian Fitzgerald is an experienced and professional illustrator based in Dublin. A graduate of the National…

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November 2022

WORKSHOP: BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation Halloween Camp

Tuesday 1st November, 2022 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120

In this special Halloween BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation Camp, witches will fly, houses will be haunted and graves will be creepy as you learn how to make your own spooky animations. With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, Createschool will take you on a journey from having a cool idea to making it into an awesome movie. You will learn the different elements of stop motion animation as well as how to create sets, storyboards and plan for your…

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WORKSHOP: Drawing Workshop with Clodagh Kelly

Wednesday 16th November, 2022 - 19:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday 19th October, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 16th November, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
€10

This series of Autumn Drawing Workshops invites experienced and non-experienced artists to explore drawing. Just bring yourself and join a creative, friendly and supportive environment at Riverbank Arts Centre, where you can explore drawing and find your own unique creative voice, facilitated by visual artist Clodagh Kelly. All materials provided.

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WORKSHOP: Glitch Art with Katie Whyte

Thursday 24th November, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Discover Data Bending and Glitch Art with Artist Katie Whyte. Katie Whyte is an artist who uses data insertion to create glitches in digital photography and video (Glitch Art, Data Moshing and Data Bending). In this workshop Katie will introduce and explore the topic of Glitch and Glitch Art. Participants will then be guided through the process making their own unique glitch artworks. Participants should bring their own laptops if possible. Duration: 2hrs Katie Whyte is a Kildare based artist…

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December 2022

WORKSHOP: Wet Felting with Tamzen Lundy

Saturday 3rd December, 2022 - 10:00
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One event on Saturday 3rd December, 2022 at 13:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12

In this fun morning, children will learn the basics of wet felting, the worlds oldest form of textile making. This is a fabulous introduction to a very sensory craft, suitable for beginners. There will be plenty of soapy bubbles and soft fibres. Roll up your sleeves and rub a dub dub! 10am Magic Wand Pencils 7-9 years Tamzen will introduce the group to the basics of wet felting, then move on to felting around a pencil, each student will go…

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WORKSHOP: Wet Felting with Tamzen Lundy

Saturday 3rd December, 2022 - 13:00
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One event on Saturday 3rd December, 2022 at 13:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
+ Google Map
€12

In this fun morning, children will learn the basics of wet felting, the worlds oldest form of textile making. This is a fabulous introduction to a very sensory craft, suitable for beginners. There will be plenty of soapy bubbles and soft fibres. Roll up your sleeves and rub a dub dub! 10am Magic Wand Pencils 7-9 years Tamzen will introduce the group to the basics of wet felting, then move on to felting around a pencil, each student will go…

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