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January 2020

VISUAL ARTS: The Creative Well Archive Project

Saturday 11th January, 2020 - 09:30 - Wednesday 5th February, 2020 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Admission Free

In 2021 The Creative Well and “This Must Be the Place” will celebrate 10 years of arts and health in Kildare.  So this year we will be gathering The Well, its participants and its work since its inception to create a celebratory publication for our 10-year anniversary.   The Creative Well visual arts programme of work aims to build and support well-being and rich life experiences by encouraging adults to engage with their creativity through visual art. Designed for people with…

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CINEMA: Downton Abbey

Monday 13th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century. The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, 69 Emmy nominations in total, making Downton Abbey the most nominated…

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MUSIC: Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor & Jack Talty

Wednesday 15th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Over the past ten years Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor and Jack Talty have been at the forefront of highly creative Galician and Irish music-making – as players, composers, arrangers, accompanists, producers and record label owners. Their individual talents as working musicians have seen them initiate hundreds of thoughtful and innovative projects, and the set list on this tour will include a Music Network commission from all four performers, their virtuosity and profound understanding of the music underpinning any…

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First Fortnight Cinema: One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Thursday 16th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, a tragic-comedy directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson, is about a free-spirited rogue who takes over the ward of a mental hospital through a combination of ingenuity and chutzpah. Based on Ken Kesey’s celebrated novel, the film uses a metaphorical framework - the madhouse - to symbolise the individual against the system, the story gets its power from the innumerable details which reveal what life is about in a mental institution. Director…

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FAMILY: Storytelling Yoga with Nicola Foxe

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 10:00
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (Adult & Child)

Using popular titles such as 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' and 'The Gruffalo', Nicola Foxe combines the wonders of storytelling with the benefits of yoga creating a captivating 'Yoga Storytelling' experience for the children. Moving their way through the beginning and middle to the end of the session, the children will learn breathing techniques and a sequence of poses all to the tune of their favourite stories. Nicola is a child yoga specialist, an SNA and has been teaching…

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WORKSHOP: Batman Needs a Break

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Saturday 18th January, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Pow… Sock… Smash… Batman spends so much time fighting crime and pouring over clues in the deep dark Batcave that he is exhausted. But when he finally gets a holiday, he discovers that he hasn’t a clue how to relax! He tries baking to see if that will help him to calm down but it turns out he’s not very good at it. What else can he do to just chill out? During this workshop, hosted by Batman himself, you…

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FAMILY: Storytelling Yoga with Nicola Foxe

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 11:30
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One event on Saturday 18th January, 2020 at 11:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (Adult & Child)

Using popular titles such as 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' and 'The Gruffalo', Nicola Foxe combines the wonders of storytelling with the benefits of yoga creating a captivating 'Yoga Storytelling' experience for the children. Moving their way through the beginning and middle to the end of the session, the children will learn breathing techniques and a sequence of poses all to the tune of their favourite stories. Nicola is a child yoga specialist, an SNA and has been teaching…

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FAMILY: Peter Donnelly – Miggeldy and Me

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€3/€10 FAMILY

++ Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed until Summer 2020 - please keep an eye on our website for further details ++ The story behind the President books! The President of Ireland, a tale of forgotten glasses, the adventures of a wandering V.I.C (Very Important Cat) and a big surprise! Join author and illustrator Peter Donnelly for a very special First Fortnight family event based on his bestselling, award winning books, The President’s Glasses, The President’s Cat…

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WORKSHOP: Batman Needs a Break

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 12:00
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One event on Saturday 18th January, 2020 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Pow… Sock… Smash… Batman spends so much time fighting crime and pouring over clues in the deep dark Batcave that he is exhausted. But when he finally gets a holiday, he discovers that he hasn’t a clue how to relax! He tries baking to see if that will help him to calm down but it turns out he’s not very good at it. What else can he do to just chill out? During this workshop, hosted by Batman himself, you…

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FAMILY CINEMA: UP

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

From the revolutionary minds of Pixar Animation Studios and the acclaimed director of MONSTERS, INC. comes a hilarious uplifting adventure where the sky is no longer the limit. Carl Fredicksen, a retired balloon salesman, is part rascal, part dreamer who is ready for his last chance at high-flying excitement. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets off to the lost world of his childhood dreams. Unbeknownst to Carl, Russell, an overeager 8-year old Wilderness Explorer who has never…

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FIRST FORTNIGHT: In One Eye, Out the Other

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

The first solo comedy show from Tadhg Hickey introduces you to Feargal; a downtrodden but cheery man who fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an alcoholic. Using the Catholic calendar as a roadmap, Feargal leads us on a surreal and hilarious journey with many poignant twists in the hope of arriving at a sort of light at the end of the tunnel for the 'bright man’. Written/Performed by Tadhg Hickey. Directed by John McCarthy. Original music by Brian Lane. Produced…

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CINEMA: The Farewell

Monday 20th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

When Billi’s family learn that her beloved grandmother, Nai-Nai, has been given mere months to live, they hastily stage a family wedding to facilitate a gathering in China. But they refuse to tell Nai-Nai about her illness. Billi, who was born in China but has been raised in the US, struggles with this deception – she must deal with her own frustration at the family’s refusual to tell Nai-Nai the truth, as well as her sorrow at the prospect of…

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COMEDY: JASON BYRNE – Wrecked but Ready

Thursday 23rd January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€23

Jason Byrne has had a hard year. But he doesn’t want to talk about that. He’s wrecked but ready. Ready for a laugh. This show is a celebration. A celebration of triumph over adversity. A celebration of the fact that everybody’d got their own crap going on and they don’t need to listen to someone else moaning about their problems. So, leave your worries at the door and find out why the UK Times described Jason as ‘The Outright King…

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FAMILY MUSIC: THE SPEKS

Sunday 26th January, 2020 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8

The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats! Their hand-clapping, toe-tapping, hearty-laughing show is all about life on Glasses Island – a magical island off the coast of Co. Clare where everybody wears glasses! The Speks have won a Parents’ Choice music award in the US where their music has been described as “Riverdance for kids” and they encourage everyone to…

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CINEMA: Judy

Monday 27th January, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

1968: Having fallen on hard times, and desperate to re-establish herself, Judy Garland (an astounding Renée Zellweger) is left with no other choice than to accept a residency in London to perform a five-week, sold-out series of concerts. Separated from her children, who are back in Los Angeles where her ex-husband is fighting her for custody, and heavily dependant on drugs and alcohol, she battles loneliness. She reflects on her life, specifically her childhood, which was irreparably damaged by studio…

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February 2020

CINEMA: A Bump Along the Way

Monday 3rd February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

When Pamela a free-spirited, fun-loving 44-year-old single mother becomes pregnant from a one-night stand, she is shocked! But not as shocked (and horrified) as her straight-laced teenage daughter Ally, who finds her mother’s behaviour embarrassing at the best of times. As both women have to come to terms with the impending new arrival, they are forced to face some home truths about themselves and each other. Pamela is pushed to finally stand up for herself against a bullying ex, as…

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THEATRE: TRAD by Mark Doherty

Thursday 6th February, 2020 - 20:00
Main Street
Newbridge, Kildare W12 D962 Ireland
€18/€16

Following their highly-acclaimed 2018 tour, and their extended sold-out run at the Peacock Theatre, Livin’ Dred Theatre present the award-winning Trad by Mark Doherty. An hilarious, absurd and poignant tale of a 100-year-old Irishman… and his father! Together they set out to discover the son they never knew he had. “There’s a child belonging to me wandering around out there for seventy years and I never met him. I’ve a trip left in me… Get me leg!" Starring Seamus O’Rourke,…

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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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FAMILY CINEMA: Abominable

Saturday 8th February, 2020 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Abominable takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step…

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CINEMA: Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało)

Monday 10th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

Daniel is 20 and serving time in a young offenders’ institute, where he has found God and wants nothing more than to become a priest. But his violent past means that's an impossibility. Released on parole he is sent to a rural sawmill but makes a detour to the local church, where he is mistaken for a young novice. When the town’s priest falls ill Daniel, or Tomasz as he calls himself, steps in. Bringing a vibrancy and charisma to…

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EARLY YEARS: MOON WOKE ME UP – Space to Play

Tuesday 11th February, 2020 - 09:30 - Saturday 15th February, 2020 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

SPACE TO PLAY is, an interactive, free-play space designed by Orla Kelly of Early Childhood Creativity in collaboration with Little Bigtop. Activities include a wide array of sensory play activities to explore light and dark, phones that link you to the sounds of outer space, soft planet reading rugs and mini rocket making. This exhibition in the McKenna Gallery accompanies Little Bigtop's performance MOON WOKE ME UP but you don't need to see the theatre show to enjoy it - just drop in!…

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EARLY YEARS: Moon Woke Me Up

Friday 14th February, 2020 - 13:30
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One event on Sunday 15th December, 2019 at 12:30

One event on Sunday 15th December, 2019 at 14:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (Adult & Child)

Moon Woke Me Up Nine times It was still 4am So I built a rocket with my friends And went on a journey that never ends Come up and away with us. Come and play with us. Come build a rocket that will BLAST OFF and take us on a magical journey to the moon. All the way, up there, in outer space. I wonder if it smells of cheese? I wonder if it will make me sneeze? Let’s find…

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EARLY YEARS: Moon Woke Me Up

Saturday 15th February, 2020 - 11:00
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One event on Saturday 15th February, 2020 at 11:00

One event on Sunday 15th December, 2019 at 12:30

One event on Sunday 15th December, 2019 at 14:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10 (Adult & Child)

Moon Woke Me Up Nine times It was still 4am So I built a rocket with my friends And went on a journey that never ends Come up and away with us. Come and play with us. Come build a rocket that will BLAST OFF and take us on a magical journey to the moon. All the way, up there, in outer space. I wonder if it smells of cheese? I wonder if it will make me sneeze? Let’s find…

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CINEMA: La Belle Epoque

Monday 17th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

Illustrator Victor and his wife Marianne seem to have nothing in common any more. He detests the modern technologies that she can’t seem to live without. When Antoine offers Victor a re-enactment service that allows customers to live in any era of their choice, Victor chooses to go back to the rainy day in 1975, when he first met Marianne… Director: Nicolas Bedos Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Fanny Ardant, Doria Tillier 115 minutes, France, 2019, 15A

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THEATRE: TINTOWN by Bob Kelly

Thursday 20th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

With the outbreak of WW2, the Irish government introduces internment without trial for all suspected IRA members, and Bernard Carroll – a naive young Dubliner who believes he is a revolutionary -  is swept up with hundreds of others and held in a ramshackle internment camp on the plains of the Curragh. The camp is packed with militant republicans, left-wing revolutionaries, civil war veterans.  They can leave any time they want, but there’s one catch – they must first renounce…

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ADULT WORKSHOP: The Value of Paper Folding with Vanya Lambrecht Ward

Friday 21st February, 2020 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

This workshop is for anybody interested in working spatially with paper (teachers, artists, mathematicians and complete novices). The workshops will explore a range of paper folding techniques and methods; from simple one page folds to modular and complex geographic shapes, to Kirigami and other intricate paper engineering processes. We would like to invite you to come and explore these spatial paper techniques and its endless possibilities and uses. Free ticket for screening of Between The Folds, with every workshop ticket…

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SCREENING: Between the Folds

Friday 21st February, 2020 - 13:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€3

As part of FOLD/UNFOLD exhibition by Vanya Lambrecht Ward we are screening Between the Folds by Vanessa Goulds. Between the Folds is an award winning documentary which chronicles the stories of ten artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. USA / 2008 / 56mins / Cert: G

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WORKSHOP: Paper Folding with Vanya Lambrecht Ward

Friday 21st February, 2020 - 15:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Folding, bending, tucking, crumbling and flattening are but some of the things we need for making paper space. We like to invite you to come and play, explore and discover the making of paper spaces. We will build and construct great geometric shapes and other structures using only paper and no glue… Not just a great skill to have but endless and puzzling fun! Duration 90 mins Ages 6+

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WORKSHOP: Time Travel Writing with Megan Wynne

Saturday 22nd February, 2020 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

This workshop explores creating fictional character who travel backwards and forwards in time. Think of Back to the Future, Doctor Who and Hermione using the Time Turner in Harry Potter! The workshop covers key skills: character creation, opening the story, setting the scene and plot. Writers will return home with the beginnings of (and in some cases complete) story, written entirely by themselves, set in the present, past and future! Megan is a writer and fully qualified teacher. Her first…

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MUSIC: The Celtic Tenors – 20th Anniversary Tour

Saturday 22nd February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

The Celtic Tenors – three tenors, one voice. This charismatic, globetrotting trio are the most successful classical crossover act to emerge from Ireland. The Celtic Tenors signed with Sony Classics in 2000 and have sold over 1 million albums worldwide to date, achieving Top 10 positions on Billboard Charts in the United States and Canada. They are the only tenor group with a truly global audience,  playing to packed houses across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The…

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CINEMA: Little Women

Monday 24th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

Writer-director Greta Gerwig presents this new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel about four sisters growing up at the end of the American Civil War. As the March sisters struggle to live their lives on their own terms, they all face challenges, both similar and different. Jo wants to be a writer; Meg longs to find love and raise a family; Amy wants to paint and to marry well; and gentle Beth wants to play piano and for nothing…

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EARLY YEARS: Little Lámha with Beth O’Halloran

Thursday 27th February, 2020 - 11:00
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One event on Thursday 26th March, 2020 at 11:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8 (adult & child)

These workshops are designed for young children working together with their grown-up. Visual artist Beth O’Halloran will guide these fun and creative sessions. Together you will explore colour, shapes and storytelling in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Come and join in a morning of fun with your little one. Beth is a visual artist and writer. She has been facilitating children's workshops for two decades and works in the Irish Museum of Modern Art, The National Gallery and the Hugh Lane…

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THEATRE: CROWMAN by Katie Holly

Thursday 27th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

Crowman is Dan Lonergan’s account of the hilarious characters that inhabit his life on a daily basis and a true love story that never was. By turns poignant and comic, Jon Kenny carries the audience on a roller-coaster ride from his childhood to middle-age, from the hurling pitch to the pub and from one uproariously funny character to the other. It is about lost love and the sense of belonging and not belonging to a small community. Most of all…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents Queen’s County

Friday 28th February, 2020 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 29th February, 2020 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€8

Queen’s County draws inspiration from the fist trialled plantations operated by the English crown in Ireland in the 16th century in counties Laois and Offaly. The one in Laois became known as Queen’s County. This devised play explores displacement and alienation through the lens of young people’s experience today, and includes episodes on commuting, rural isolation, strangeness and belonging, in one character’s surreal train journey through County Laois en route home from Electric Picnic. The performance is devised by Kildare…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents Queen’s County

Saturday 29th February, 2020 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 29th February, 2020 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€8

Queen’s County draws inspiration from the fist trialled plantations operated by the English crown in Ireland in the 16th century in counties Laois and Offaly. The one in Laois became known as Queen’s County. This devised play explores displacement and alienation through the lens of young people’s experience today, and includes episodes on commuting, rural isolation, strangeness and belonging, in one character’s surreal train journey through County Laois en route home from Electric Picnic. The performance is devised by Kildare…

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March 2020

CINEMA: MONOS

Monday 2nd March, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

Exiled on a remote mountainside in South America, the Monos are a group of teenage soldiers left to guard a single hostage: Doctora. Who they are and where they come from is not known. They have their orders from the Organisation communicated by radio, and also sporadic visits from the Messenger, serving as a voice of authority and connection to the outside world. But when the accidental death of the camp’s cow causes the group’s leadership to be questioned, the…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: A Dog Called Money

Thursday 5th March, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

As imaginative as the creative process it documents, this is a uniquely intimate journey through the inspiration, writing and recording of a PJ Harvey record. A collaboration between writer and musician, Harvey, and award-winning photographer Seamus Murphy. Seeking first-hand experience of the countries she wanted to write about, Harvey accompanied Murphy on some of his worldwide reporting trips, joining him in Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected images. Back home, the words become poems, songs, then…

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CINEMA: Short Grass Film Festival

Saturday 7th March, 2020 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE, booking advised

Over the last decade, Kildare County Council have funded a diverse range of films through the Short Grass Films bursary awards and film commission. The repertoire includes short film, animation, documentary, drama as well as feature length films, many of which have received national and international accolades. Kildare Short Grass Films have supported the making of films on location in Kildare and film makers from the county. The Kildare Short Grass Film Festival is jam packed with film screenings. The…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Arracht (Monster)

Saturday 7th March, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

This striking feature debut by Tom Sullivan, Arracht (Monster) is set in the wild shores of Ireland’s west coast as the potato blight descends in 1845. Stripped back and fierce, it’s an intense small-scale Irish-language drama which plunges the viewer into the cold desperation of those Famine times. Arracht is a visually expressive piece centred around a population eking out an existence in sparse shelter on forbidding ground, yet whose horizons couldn’t be wider as they take their rudimentary fishing…

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CINEMA: 1917

Monday 9th March, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 Early Bird/€9

Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.…

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SCHOOLS: The Lonsdale Project

Thursday 12th March, 2020 - 10:00
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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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CANCELLED: FAMILY THEATRE: THE LONSDALE PROJECT

Saturday 14th March, 2020 - 16:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/€28 FAMILY

Due to the Government directive to close all public buildings until 29th March, unfortunately this event is not going ahead as scheduled. All ticket holders have been contacted.    The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale - chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison. Despite being a pioneering scientist born in Newbridge in 1903, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the Irish public.…

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