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December 2018

SCHOOL SHOW: Lost In Frost

Friday 21st December, 2018 - 10:00
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One event on Friday 21st December, 2018 at 12:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6

Lost in Frost is a thrilling winter-themed adventure that will delight and enchant younger audiences with a mix of dance, movement, music, visuals and storytelling. The Narrator is on a quest for snow but who will help! The audience? The mischievous fairy, Cornelia? Or perhaps some very brave and bold magic pixies will join the mission to find some? Echo Echo Dance has been at the forefront of dance development in Ireland for over twenty years. The award-winning ensemble is…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Lost In Frost

Friday 21st December, 2018 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 21st December, 2018 at 12:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6

Lost in Frost is a thrilling winter-themed adventure that will delight and enchant younger audiences with a mix of dance, movement, music, visuals and storytelling. The Narrator is on a quest for snow but who will help! The audience? The mischievous fairy, Cornelia? Or perhaps some very brave and bold magic pixies will join the mission to find some? Echo Echo Dance has been at the forefront of dance development in Ireland for over twenty years. The award-winning ensemble is…

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FAMILY : Lost In Frost

Saturday 22nd December, 2018 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Family €28/€8

Lost in Frost is a thrilling winter-themed adventure that will delight and enchant younger audiences with a mix of dance, movement, music, visuals and storytelling. The Narrator is on a quest for snow but who will help! The audience? The mischievous fairy, Cornelia? Or perhaps some very brave and bold magic pixies will join the mission to find some? Echo Echo Dance has been at the forefront of dance development in Ireland for over twenty years. The award-winning ensemble is…

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DANCE: Echo Echo Dance Picnic

Saturday 22nd December, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

Echo Echo Dance Picnic is an opportunity for people of all ages to take part in some dancing and movement games together! It doesn’t matter if you are a professional dancer, a four-year old ninja turtle or one of those people who always claim to have two left feet – you’ll have lots of fun! Everyone is welcome regardless of age or ability so make sure you get your brothers, sisters, parents and grandparents to come along too. And remember…

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FAMILY CINEMA: Frozen Sing-A-Long

Sunday 23rd December, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Walt Disney Animation Studios presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements…

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January 2019

VISUAL ARTS: A Stitch in Time

Thursday 10th January, 2019 - 10:00 - Saturday 23rd February, 2019 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

This exhibition is made up of a collection of 19 colourful quilts designed and made by 41 children (some as young as seven years old!), as part of Creative Sewing classes with Kildare designer Aideen Cross. The quilts come in all shapes and sizes. Included in this exhibition is an impressive 3D quilt creation entitled Tree of Life, which depicts the life cycle of a tree from a tiny seed. The Free to Dream quilt is a large quilted parasol…

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VISUAL ARTS: Creative Well – Creating Space

Saturday 12th January, 2019 - 10:00 - Saturday 16th February, 2019 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

The Creative Well presents Creating Space An exhibition of works from The Open Studio The Creative Well arts and wellbeing project has run Open Studio at the Riverbank Arts Centre for the past five years facilitating an inclusive space for adults interested in visual art. At the weekly sessions, an experienced facilitator has been on hand to support participants to follow their own creative journey and work in whatever experimental ways they wish and attend when their schedule allows. The…

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CINEMA: Bohemian Rhapsody

Monday 14th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen,…

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First Fortnight: Build-a-Guild interactive gaming

Wednesday 16th January, 2019 - 18:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

Build a Guild is a gaming group for adults which focuses on social and personal development for those of our community experiencing isolation, whether it be from mental health issues, disability or any other type of issue that may isolate someone. Our aim is to bring folk together in a safe environment through interactive play. We will play a selection of hilarious fill in the blank games on your smartphone's web browser @ JackBox.tv, using an Xbox One, Welcome to…

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TALK: Arts and Wellbeing in Kildare

Wednesday 16th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

As part of Riverbank Arts Centre's  First Fortnight programme of events, John Conway will host a panel talk with artists, theatre makers, and musicians who deliver, arts, health and well being projects with the support of Kildare County Council Arts Service. Join us for a presentation of projects that explore the link between arts and wellbeing from a number of unique perspectives. The projects, which range from theatre, film and photography, are focused around three specific communities: children, young people,…

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COMEDY: JASON BYRNE – You can come in but don’t start anything

Thursday 17th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22

The star of ‘Ireland's Got Talent’, Jason Byrne is one the most exciting live comedy performers in the world - and his original brand of high-energy intelligent lunacy ensures that there is no other comedian like him.  What he achieves on a stage cannot be adequately described by audience members, critics or fellow comics. Thus his legendary shows become a secret shared experience among his audience. Every night stars are born, friendships are formed, mascara is ruined and pants are…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 18th January, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 18th January, 2019 - 12:15
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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FIRST FORTNIGHT: Griese Youth Theatre presents: Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

Friday 18th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement by Jack Thorne is a play that tackles the story of a teenage girl grieving for her dead brother with emotional honesty and imaginative flair. Written specifically for young people, it was commissioned as part of the 2008 National Theatre Connections Festival and premiered by youth theatres across the UK and Ireland. Griese Youth Theatre from Ballitore, County Kildare originally staged this show in Riverbank Arts Centre in June 2018. Griese Youth Theatre (GYT)…

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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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FIRST FORTNIGHT Family Day: Finding Dory

Saturday 19th January, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Disney•Pixar's Finding Dory reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? Directed by Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, WALL•E) the film features the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Eugene Levy and Diane Keaton.

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CINEMA: Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday 19th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

++NEW SCREENING ADDED++ Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the…

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CINEMA: A Star is Born

Monday 21st January, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 26th January, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

In A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook), makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper…

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FIRST FORTNIGHT: LYSIS

Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 - 17:00
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One event on Thursday 24th January, 2019 at 5:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Upstate Theatre Project in association with Droichead Arts Centre present Lysis Lysis definition: (biology) the disintegration of a cell by rupture of the cell wall or membrane (medical) the subsidence of one or more symptoms of an acute disease Based on the writings and testimonies of people living with mental health issues, Lysis is a docudrama that traces the experiences of five individuals. This audio-visual installation is a forthright portrait of people side-lined by society through everyday stigma, prejudice and general…

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FIRST FORTNIGHT: LYSIS

Thursday 24th January, 2019 - 17:00
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One event on Thursday 24th January, 2019 at 5:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

Upstate Theatre Project in association with Droichead Arts Centre present Lysis Lysis definition: (biology) the disintegration of a cell by rupture of the cell wall or membrane (medical) the subsidence of one or more symptoms of an acute disease Based on the writings and testimonies of people living with mental health issues, Lysis is a docudrama that traces the experiences of five individuals. This audio-visual installation is a forthright portrait of people side-lined by society through everyday stigma, prejudice and general…

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MUSIC: Jack L

Friday 25th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25/€23

Jack L (Jack Lukeman), one of Ireland’s most respected and best-loved performers, a multiple-award winning songwriter and also a Kildare man, returns to Riverbank Arts Centre to perform his Magic Days show. This new show combines key songs from his most recent album Magic Days, including "The King of Soho", "Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole", and "The Sunset is Blue on Mars", alongside favourites from his back catalogue. Magic Days is an unforgettable live show that lifts the spirits and…

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CINEMA: A Star is Born

Saturday 26th January, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 26th January, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

In A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook), makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper…

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SCHOOL SCREENING: The Chess Player/ El jugador de ajedrez

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

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

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CINEMA: Under the Clock

Monday 28th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Clery’s clock has been a firm fixture on Dublin’s O’Connell Street since the 1920s and this iconic landmark became so popular that people began to use the phrase; “I’ll meet you under the clock”.  In this charming Irish documentary (by the team who brought you Older than Ireland), a cast of colourful characters recount these meetings  - the romance of a first date, the joy of meeting loved ones, or the nostalgic reunion of old friends. For young and old…

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February 2019

COMEDY: DIRTBIRDS – Self Help Tour

Friday 1st February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

If making the school lunches, doing the jaysus homework and dodging the guards because your NCT is out by two years is sending you over the edge, you are not alone. Come and join the Dirtbirds as they navigate the stresses and strains of modern life in their brand new comedy show ‘Dirtbirds’ self-help tour’. This rip roaring two hours of comedy gold is a unique blend of hilarious sketch comedy and stand up. Brand new characters take to the…

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FAMILY MUSIC: The Speks

Sunday 3rd February, 2019 - 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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Information Session: Kildare County Council Arts Service – 2019 Grants, Bursaries & Commission Opportunities

Monday 4th February, 2019 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

This information session will offer some useful guidance on Arts Grants, Bursary Award and Commission Opportunities available with Kildare County Council Arts Service 2019 for artists, arts collectives and community groups in Co Kildare. All are welcome to this FREE session, but booking directly with Kildare Arts Service through this eventbrite link is recommended.  Opportunities include: * Arts Act Grant Scheme * Artist in Schools Residency Bursary Award * Artistic Entrepreneur Bursary Award * Dennis O'Driscoll Literary Bursary Award *…

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CINEMA: Just to be sure

Monday 4th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

When Erwin (Francois Damiens), a bomb disposal expert in his mid-forties, accidentally discovers that his father is not his biological father his world is turned upside down. As well as tracing his dad he has to juggle his daughters unplanned pregnancy and his aspiring relationship with the sparky local veterinarian Anna (Cecile De France), whom, it turns out may or may not be his sister! With strong performances from all the cast this is a joyful tale with some moments…

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THEATRE: THE MATCHMAKER by John B. Keane

Thursday 7th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

THE MATCHMAKER stars Mary McEvoy (best known for her role as Biddie in the long-running RTE series Glenroe) and Irish actor and comedian Jon Kenny (part of the Irish comic duo d’Unbelievables). Jon Kenny is also well known for appearing in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. Together they play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy. The play follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O'Connor to make matches for the lonely and lovelorn. Using…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Friday 8th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Saturday 9th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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SCHOOL SCREENING: The Silent Revolution/ Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer

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

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

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CINEMA: Rosie

Monday 11th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

From the pen of Roddy Doyle and directed by Paddy Breathnach (Viva), Rosie is the story of a family without a home. Rosie (Sarah Greene) a mother of four, alongside her partner John Paul (Moe Dunford), do everything in their power to protect their children and maintain their dignity as the Irish housing crisis threatens their families safety and unity. With grace and tenderness, Rosie balances the care of her four children alongside the increasingly futile and frustrating search for…

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COMEDY: David O’Doherty – You Have To Laugh

Thursday 14th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

++EXTRA DATE ADDED due to popular demand++ Unhook your mindbras. David O’Doherty is back in… with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986. As seen on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. “A beautiful mix of acute observation and startling invention” – The Irish Times “He’s funny, wretched and clever enough to spawn an army of imitators.” – The Age, Melbourne “Can…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 15th February, 2019 - 11:00
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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EARLY YEARS: Baby Jam

Friday 15th February, 2019 - 12:15
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One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15pm

One event on Friday 18th January, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th February, 2019 at 12:15

One event on Friday 15th March, 2019 at 12:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (Adult & Child)

BABY JAM is an early introduction to music for babies and toddlers. Carrie Haskins, a singer, songwriter and musician from Kildare, uses music to encourage learning such as movement, to explore different textures and sounds, and to introduce different musical instruments. BABY JAM will be a fun interactive session for young children (and their accompanying adults!). Friday, 18 January – Rock ‘n’ Roll (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 February – Classical & Opera (11am & 12:15pm) Friday, 15 March –…

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COMEDY: David O’Doherty – You Have To Laugh

Friday 15th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

Unhook your mindbras. David O’Doherty is back in… with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986. As seen on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. “A beautiful mix of acute observation and startling invention” – The Irish Times “He’s funny, wretched and clever enough to spawn an army of imitators.” – The Age, Melbourne “Can there be anything more evil than someone…

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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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FAMILY CINEMA: Early Man

Saturday 16th February, 2019 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day! Early Man is the new prehistoric comedy adventure from four-time Academy Award winning director Nick Park, the creators of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep. Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of courageous…

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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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CINEMA: Mug (Twarz)

Monday 18th February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 (Early Bird)/€9

Jacek is a free-spirited young Polish man with a passion for heavy metal, his girlfriend Dagmara and his dog. When he and Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. Janek enjoys his existance as a cool misfit in an otherwise stuffy environment, and keeps his muscles toned working on a building site close to the Polish-German border where the world’s largest statue of Jesus is being constructed. But his life is thrown badly off course by a terrible…

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THEATRE: Port Authority by Conor McPherson

Friday 22nd February, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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A young boy leaves home for the first time, a man begins a job for which he is not qualified, a pensioner receives a mysterious package. As each man confronts the significance of these events, they are forced to take stock of themselves, their feelings, and of the decisions they have made. Painting a vivid picture of life in contemporary Dublin, award-winning playwright Conor McPherson (Seafarer, The Weir and Shining City) weaves together a moving and funny tale of loves…

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FAMILY MUSIC: Sing to Me with Kyle Riley

Saturday 23rd February, 2019 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7/€24 Family

Following on from the success of Little Folk - On Tour, Kyle Riley is back with a brand new show, Sing to Me - an hour of folk and rock music, sure to get you moving! Featuring music from his new album with the same title, songs include the fast-paced 'Astronaut' (a whirlwind tour of our Solar System) and the ballad 'Do you Ever Feel Sad About the Dinosaurs?' (about asteroids and changes). There's even a song about Irish wallabies…

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