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Seashells by Greg Sinclair

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Seashells, an intriguing exhibition by Greg Sinclair, invites viewers on a linguistic voyage through the whimsical world of tongue twisters. At the heart of this captivating display is a short

Admission Free

8th Irish Military Seminar: Book Launch & Talk

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

19:00 Book Launch Join authors James Durney, Mario Corrigan and John O'Byrne for the launch of their book The Colour of Kildare 1913-1923 . This event will start at 7pm

Free event

8th Irish Military Seminar – Saturday 11th May

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

9.00-9.30 Registration, Refreshments and Bookshop 9.30  Welcome 9.40-10.20 This land of ire. The Nine Years’ War in Ireland, 1593-1603 Dr. James O’Neill The Nine Years’ War was one of the

free

STEPPING THE LAND

Off-site event Kildare, Ireland

Co-directed by Choreographer Philippa Donnellan and Theatre Artist Ruth Lehane A culmination to Philippa’s Kildare Dance Residency 2023 - 2024, this fresh mud-and-wellies dance theatre performance digs into our fragile

free event, advanced booking only
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STEPPING THE LAND

Off-site event Kildare, Ireland

Co-directed by Choreographer Philippa Donnellan and Theatre Artist Ruth Lehane A culmination to Philippa’s Kildare Dance Residency 2023 - 2024, this fresh mud-and-wellies dance theatre performance digs into our fragile

free event, advanced booking only
Recurring

Fighting Words for Secondary School

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

free, booking essential

The Zone of Interest

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In the grounds of Auschwitz, commandant Rudolf Höss and his family live in luxury. As unspeakable atrocities unfold in the concentration camp, the family members go about their lives -

€5 – €9
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Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music,

€10

SPECIAL SCREENING: The Need To GROW

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In a race against the end of farmable soil, three individuals fight for change in the industry of agricultural food production, calling for a revolution. The Need to GROW delivers

€5 – €9

Pan Pan’s Cascando by Samuel Beckett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Accompany Samuel Beckett’s curious figures into an uncertain future. Attired in dark cloaks and given headphones, audiences are guided through a rhythmic, immersive, group choreographical experience. First broadcast in 1963,

€10

Bullet Points Panel Discussion

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Bullet Points exhibition curator Paula Barrett as she chairs a panel discussion with artists Dominic Thorpe, Michael James Rowley, Claire Halpin, and member of Lord Edward’s Own Re-enactment Group,

free event, booking essential

SCHOOLS: Artist Talk with Greg Sinclair

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Led by creator and artist Greg Sinclair, this unique talk will offer students an insight into the inspiration, process and creative production of the Seashells film and exhibition. Greg will

free, booking essential

Sightless Cinema

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

- audio plays in the dark- by Sightless Cinema with Ciarán Taylor ‘Spectacular performance…a thoroughly immersive experience’ Meath Chronicle Sightless Cinema - an evening of audio plays in the dark is a fun filled programme of

€5 – €9

National Drawing Day 2024 with Gráinne Bath Enright

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join artist Gráinne Bath Enright on National Drawing Day as she hosts a free drop-in workshop which aims to inspire and encourage creative spirits of all ages! Gráinne will provide

Free, drop-in

Crazy Crafts and Whimsical Words with Greg Sinclair

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join us for this fun-filled workshop! ‘Seashells’ creator Greg Sinclair invites you and your family for 90mins of creativity and connection - where channelling your silliness is a must. The

€10

Ballymore Eustace Concert Band

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ballymore Eustace Concert Band presents an evening of music with a repertoire featuring movie scores, marches, popular classical music and rock/pop pieces arranged for wind band. Expect everything from Sousa

€12 – €15
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Fighting Words for Secondary School

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

free, booking essential

Priscilla

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

When teenager Priscilla Beaulieu meets rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley at a party on a German army base in 1959, the two form a deep connection. Allies in loneliness, they become

€5 – €9

Brigid, Gobnait & Sheela-na-Gig with Edel Meade

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Edel Meade from Co. Tipperary is one of Ireland's leading performers, noted for her stunning voice and mesmerising live performances. Join her for a very special solo concert performance weaving

€10 – €12
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Sketchbook Club with Kate Escolin

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Sketchbook Club is a monthly event that encourages fun and playful art-making whilst also building a community of new, old, professional or hobby artists! The goal is to provide a

Pay What You Can

Emma Doran – Dilemma!

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

It’s the post-apocalyptic world. There’s only one contraceptive pill left. Do you give it to your 20-year-old daughter or keep it for yourself? Is it better to be a 40-year-old

€25

Paddy Cullivan – I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT IRELAND

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Paddy on a hilariously insightful journey through the history of partition and the Ireland of the future... Imagine this. It's 2032. The people have spoken on both sides of the

€18

The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ireland’s only Double Tribute to the iconic music of Eagles and Fleetwood Mac Widely regarded as one of the best live tribute acts in the country, The Illegals are into

€25
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Fighting Words for Primary School

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

free, booking essential

Banel & Adama

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Banel and Adama are two young, passionate lovers living in a remote village in northern Senegal and, for them, nothing else in the world exists. When they decide they want

€5 – €9

JUNE FEST: School’s Out For Summer

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

For one night only, the great musical talent from Newbridge’s secondary schools come together to kick off June Fest 2024! Join us for student band performances that cover all genres

€10
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Riff Raff Drama Group Presents Secret Dilemma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Riff Raff Drama Group are back with the premiere of Dave Tiernan’s two act comedy Secret Dilemma. It’s Grace’s wedding day, and everyone is ready...except Grace. Her mother Alice has

€12 – €15
Recurring

Riff Raff Drama Group Presents Secret Dilemma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Riff Raff Drama Group are back with the premiere of Dave Tiernan’s two act comedy Secret Dilemma. It’s Grace’s wedding day, and everyone is ready...except Grace. Her mother Alice has

€12 – €15

CAST – an exhibition by Kildare Art Collective

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

What information do you need to cast a shadow? In the absence of sunlight is it time to cast a vote? Can you create a cast using just a long

Admission Free
Recurring

Riff Raff Drama Group Presents Secret Dilemma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Riff Raff Drama Group are back with the premiere of Dave Tiernan’s two act comedy Secret Dilemma. It’s Grace’s wedding day, and everyone is ready...except Grace. Her mother Alice has

€12 – €15

Crooked House & Newbridge Women’s Shed – Milis

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Milis means sweet in Gaeilge. This performance was devised by the women of the Newbridge Women's Shed group collaborating with Crooked House over several weeks. They met once a week

Free event, booking necessary

The Classic Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Following their sell out Number 1s Tour across Ireland in Summer 2023, The Classic Beatles are back with their Magical Mystery Tour 2024. Relive the sights and sounds of the Sixties in a stunning 2hr

€25

JUNE FEST: Writing Workshop with Fíona Scarlett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Women of Words: A Day of Writing Instinct and Inspiration Join renowned author Fíona Scarlett (Boys Don’t Cry) for a two-hour writing workshop. This workshop will focus on the invaluable

€10

JUNE FEST: Women of Words Networking Lunch

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Women of Words for a networking lunch which will provide attendees with an opportunity to connect and exchange ideas. All are welcome; however, space is limited, and advanced booking is

Pay What You Can
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Fighting Words for Primary School

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

free, booking essential

PRIDE SCREENING: All of Us Strangers

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Screenwriter Adam lives alone in a near-empty tower block. His secluded life is interrupted by an unexpected reunion with his parents - both of whom died decades earlier. Back at

€5 – €9

Simple Plaster Casting Workshop with Holly Delaney

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join visual artist Holly Delaney for her casting workshop as part of June Fest. The workshop is especially designed for adults and runs alongside the exhibition ‘Cast’ by Kildare Art

€10
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SCHOOLS: Fall & Float – Mónica Muñoz Dance

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A visual dance performance for audiences aged 4+. With playful energy, impressive acrobatics, comic timing and a joyful soundscape, two dancers create a magical world through the clever manipulation of

€6