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October 2017

Artzone Halloween Camp

Tuesday 31st October, 2017 - Friday 3rd November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€65

Get ready for trick or treating with Artzone this Halloween, sxploring the fun side of ghosts, ghouls, witches and warlocks. Book if you dare! Ages 5-7 and 8-12 years.

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November 2017

FAMILY THEATRE: Fidget Feet Strange Feathers

Wednesday 1st November, 2017 - Friday 3rd November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 (Adult + Child)

Strange Feathers is an aerial dance show aimed at the youngest audiences. Two little birds are learning to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature. Feathers drop from the sky to the beautiful sounds of soft music. With two aerial dancers and a musician on stage Strange Feathers mixes contemporary dance, aerial dance and live music in a humorous way. It is beautifully crafted and exquisitely delivered, full of unexpected and colourful wonders, which invite the children to…

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Fidget Feet Aerial Workshop

Wednesday 1st November, 2017 - Friday 3rd November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€30

The workshop is a taster workshop for the younger audiences to try to fly like the birds they see in the show. We will teach how to get into the cocoon safely and then once you have the basics, we can teach you to spin, swing and fly. Then we'll open the cocoon and we can teach you some double work with a partner. Please bring comfortable clothes with no zips and you'll both be working in bare feet. If…

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Sensational Writing with Debbie Thomas

Saturday 4th November, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12

What colour is Thursday? What does excitement taste like? Join children’s author Debbie Thomas for some creative writing fun with the senses. Meet Martians, orang-utans and the odd smelly sock as you explore how to spice up your writing with some sensible nonsense. For readers, writers and word-lovers aged 8-12.  

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CINEMA: The Lego Batman Movie

Saturday 4th November, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Growing inexorably in awesomeness, the Lego movie empire delivers another fantastically funny and highly sophisticated pop culture adventure, though with only a hint of the first film’s existential angst. The Lego Batman Movie might even rescue DC’s battered reputation and persuade audiences to feel good about Suicide Squad and the idea of Batman fighting Superman. In a world made of Lego bricks, Batman – voiced with basso profundo severity by Will Arnett – is a super-successful crime fighter who battles…

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COMEDY: Bernard O’Shea & Karl Spain Fat Chancers

Saturday 4th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€16

Comedians Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea have decided to drop a few pounds together and go on tour around Ireland in 2017 and 2018. Karl says: "Don’t expect massive weight loss or body transformations or Bernard being funny”.

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CINEMA: The White Knights

Monday 6th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Based on the true story of French aid workers plotting to smuggle West Sudan orphans to pre-paid adoptive parents in France, Joachim Lafosse provocative procedural drama portrays good intentions gone awry. Vincent Lindon excels as the charismatically stoic but selectively principled NGO Jacques. No simply answer can be found, as Jacques embroils himself and his team in an impossible situation that grows steadily worse. Sustaining an emotional tension alongside moral ambiguity, The White Knights, is a captivating portrayal of an…

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School Show: Priming The Canon Me, Sara

Wednesday 8th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Sara Tansey's father is just back from overseas and is being very annoying! Just because he's bought her oranges doesn't mean he can say nothing happens in their town. He wasn't there when the murderer came. But was he really a murderer? Or a Playboy? Or both? And does the Playboy see just how clever and nice Sara is? Passionate, lyrical and angry Sara invites us into a world where people are made by the stories they tell and parents…

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Friday 10th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

The Odd Theatre Company is proud to present the Irish premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. This hilarious show follows the fortunes of six quirky kids (all of whom are played by adults), each hoping to win the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing funny and touching stories from their home lives, the contestants spell their way through a series of obscure words hoping to never hear the crushing "ding" of…

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Saturday 11th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

The Odd Theatre Company is proud to present the Irish premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. This hilarious show follows the fortunes of six quirky kids (all of whom are played by adults), each hoping to win the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing funny and touching stories from their home lives, the contestants spell their way through a series of obscure words hoping to never hear the crushing "ding" of…

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School Show: Granuaile The Pirate Queen

Monday 13th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Granuaile is a dynamic, exciting retelling of the infamous Irish story about Grace O’Malley, pirate queen.  This highly interactive piece weaves historical fact with an engaging family narrative that invites audience opinion on themes such as gender roles, ambition, relationships and self-confidence.  The backdrop of the female Irish pirate’s heroic life story is brought fantastically to life through maps, sword fighting, audience costumes, and ‘All-Aboard!’ to row up the Thames! Created with the support of  Axis Theatre Ballymun and Dublin City Coucil…

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CINEMA: Lady MacBeth

Monday 13th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Lady Macbeth outclasses many of its peers in British period cinema, not because of its bold use of sex and violence,…

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SCHOOL SCREENING: My Life as a Courgette/Ma vie de Courgette

Tuesday 14th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

For TY and Senior Cycle French we are touring this Oscar-nominated animation, adapted from a YA novel by Girlhood director, Celine Sciamma. Nine-year-old Icare, nicknamed Courgette, moves to a foster home, a place full of rejected kids fighting for survival among the rest of the bullies, loners and misfits. Using a Tim Burton stop-motion style to create big-eyed, fragile beings, the director achieves a very different but hugely affecting film of teen life. Switzerland/France • 2016 • 70 mins •…

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Little Lámha- Hibernating Hedgehogs

Wednesday 15th November, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 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. November 15: Hibernating Hedgehogs! Let's help the hedgehogs have a cosy sleep for winter. We'll make a clay hedgehog and a little cosy bed for him to snooze in. Ages 1-3 years

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TALK: Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

Wednesday 15th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/12
Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman and presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson for an evening of hair raising stories from 30 years filming in some of the wildest places left on earth. How can viewing a pen and ink sketch of a tropical bird at the age of six change your life? How do you become a wildlife cameraman? How do you end up naming the world's most famous tiger? What are the challenges filming the wild, the weird and the wonderful? Filming…

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MUSIC: Paul Noonan Solo Show

Thursday 16th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€27

Paul Noonan, lead vocalist of Bell X1,  makes a welcome return to Riverbank Arts Centre for a special night. Nonnan will be performing plenty of new solo material as well as songs from the Bell X1 and Printer Clips catalogue. He has collobrated with some of the top female artists on Printer Clips including Gemma Hayes, Joan Wasser, and Martha Wainright. He will be joined on the night by special guest Maria Kelly, recently named one of  ’50 People to…

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Mad Scientist Workshop

Saturday 18th November, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

This fun event will introduce children to the wonders of digital media and electronics. Participants will get a chance to invent their own game controllers, musical instruments, and digital drawing tools, using objects like carrots, play-dough, coins, even their own bodies. Children will explore the fundamentals of electronic circuitry and how simple tools and materials, when mixed with imagination, can make awesome things. No prior experience required! Ages 8-12 Please Note: Laptops required

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THEATRE: Star Of The Sea

Saturday 18th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

In the winter of 1847 the famine ship Star of the Sea sets sail for the Promised Land. Among the passengers are a maidservant, a ruined lord, and a ruthless murderer. Moving between the wild landscape of Connemara, grimy London streets, and the claustrophobic confines of the famine ship, this sweeping production charts the lives of the three characters, from the childhoods that shaped them to their final, fateful journey. Told through Moonfish's signature style of bi-lingual theatre, the journey…

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FAMILY THEATRE: They Called Her Vivaldi

Sunday 19th November, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8/€28 family

Family favourites Theatre Lovett return with this upbeat comedy-adventure. A sensitive musical-prodigy makes a quiet name for herself in a cacophonous world. As our young heroine journeys over cobblestones and canals, we learn about love, loss, the place of salt in our diet and the courage to lose our footing without losing our way. "Theatre Lovett, one of the most imaginative and indispensable companies at work today." The Irish Times For ages 7 plus and adults of all ages. Starring…

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School Show: They Called Her Vivaldi

Monday 20th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Edward M. Haberdasher has crafted very peculiar earmuffs for his very particular daughter Cecilia Maria. (The earmuffs come with three settings: Snowflake, Tinkly Bells and, for hardcore noise-prevention scenarios, Cheesegrater). Don’t shout about it but Cecilia Maria thinks they make her look fascinating and has whispered her thanks. This is an upbeat comedy-adventure about a sensitive musical-prodigy making a quiet name for herself in a cacophonous world. Starring Genevieve Hulme Beaman and Louis Lovett Ages: 7+

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CINEMA: A Man Called Ove

Monday 20th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is a retiree struggling to come to terms with the death of his wife - a struggle that he angrily takes out on his neighbours by strictly enforcing the estate rules. Ove’s world is unexpectedly turned upside down when a young family move in next door. Despite his initial resistance, Ove slowly forms a bond with his new neighbours and discovers a whole new side of life... Based on a novel and nominated for Best Foreign Language…

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Music Network presents Quatuor Voce (France)

Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/12

The award-winning French string quartet bring their effortlessly sophisticated artistry to bear on an eclectic programme. From the romantic despair of Bartók to the triumph of the romantic hero Beethoven, discover these masterpieces of the human spirit! Beyond the lyricism, the technical brilliance, and the obvious joy in playing together, what strikes audiences most about Quatuor Voce is their spirit of adventure. Here is an ensemble that knows the music from the inside, knows where it can be allowed to…

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THEATRE: The Good Father

Thursday 23rd November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

New Year’s Eve. A house party like any other, in a suburb like any other. Two very different strangers meet, each looking for a new start and to shake off the disappointments of the past. But champagne, cheap lager and their chance encounter leads this unlikely couple to an unplanned pregnancy. Against all odds, can they make their newfound family a success? Winner of the Stewart Parker Award, this heartfelt, moving drama charts their journey of love, loss, and redemption.…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Loving Vincent

Friday 24th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8

  Over 62,000 oil paintings and a cast including Chris O'Dowd and Saoirse Ronan bring the story of Vincent Van Gogh's life and death to the screen in the world's first feature-length painted animation. It sounds mad: inspired by a letter Vincent Van Gogh penned in the week before he died, in which he noted that "we cannot speak other than by our paintings", Oscar-winning filmmaker Hugh Welchman (Peter and the Wolf) and Polish painter Dorota Kobiela decided to make…

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CBI Christmas Book Clinic

Saturday 25th November, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

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Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into? Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Do you need a prescription for an exciting new read? Then pop along to the Book Clinic! In 2017 CBI is bringing the Book Clinic nationwide, and we’re looking forward to returning to Riverbank Arts Centre! The Book Clinic is always free of charge. Please note that although we endeavour to operate each clinic on a drop-in basis, a waiting list may…

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FAMILY THEATRE: White

Sunday 26th November, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8/€28 family

A performance for 2-4 year olds Welcome to the beautifully strange world of White.  Full of birdsong and birdhouses, it gleams and dazzles and shines in the night.  Two friends look after the birds and make sure the eggs stay safe. We watch, we help.  The world is bright, ordered and white.  But high up in the trees, all is not white.  Colour appears.  First red... then yellow... then blue.. White is a playful, highly visual show for very young…

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School Show: White

Monday 27th November, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Welcome to the beautifully strange world of White.  Full of birdsong and birdhouses, it gleams and dazzles and shines in the night.  Two friends look after the birds and make sure the eggs stay safe. We watch, we help.  The world is bright, ordered and white.  But high up in the trees, all is not white.  Colour appears.  First red... then yellow... then blue.. White is a playful, highly visual show for very young children and is a perfect first time…

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CINEMA: Inversion

Monday 27th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Behnam Behzadi’s film is a sombre, subdued family drama set in Tehran about the insidious patriarchal forces that conspire, almost without entirely knowing it and certainly without admitting it, against independent-minded women. It is a misogynist oppression as all-pervasive as the smog that settles everywhere on the city. Toxic air puts an elderly woman in hospital with doctor’s orders to leave the city for cleaner climes. Someone must move north with her, and her family soon decide that her unmarried,…

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Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Thursday 30th November, 2017 - 7:45 PM
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An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until Friday 1st December, 2017

€48

Born in Brisbane in April 1997, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a worldwide hit, appearing in around 20 countries. Chaos greets audiences as soon as they walk through the door. In this fully immersive experience, the audience become diners in the infamous ‘Faulty’ restaurant, served a 3-course meal by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Expect lashings of laughter, huge bowls full of spontaneity and as much participation as individual audience members want. And with 70% of the show improvised, no two performances are ever the…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents High Hopes For Affairs

Thursday 30th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday 2nd December, 2017

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/€10

The year is 1980, John Hope and his Mother Helen own and run High Hopes Hotel, Business is quiet, and when Helen is absent for some weeks she entrusts her son John to keep things in order, but with wedding plans to sort out John is distracted and when his Fiancé Marie and her Family arrive for the weekend their plans go awry, with more unusual Guests arriving it adds confusion and Mayhem and makes High Hopes Hotel a very…

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December 2017

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Friday 1st December, 2017 - 7:45 PM
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An event every day that begins at 7:45pm, repeating until Friday 1st December, 2017

€48

Born in Brisbane in April 1997, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a worldwide hit, appearing in around 20 countries. Chaos greets audiences as soon as they walk through the door. In this fully immersive experience, the audience become diners in the infamous ‘Faulty’ restaurant, served a 3-course meal by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Expect lashings of laughter, huge bowls full of spontaneity and as much participation as individual audience members want. And with 70% of the show improvised, no two performances are ever the…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents High Hopes For Affairs

Friday 1st December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday 2nd December, 2017

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/€10

The year is 1980, John Hope and his Mother Helen own and run High Hopes Hotel, Business is quiet, and when Helen is absent for some weeks she entrusts her son John to keep things in order, but with wedding plans to sort out John is distracted and when his Fiancé Marie and her Family arrive for the weekend their plans go awry, with more unusual Guests arriving it adds confusion and Mayhem and makes High Hopes Hotel a very…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents High Hopes For Affairs

Saturday 2nd December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday 2nd December, 2017

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/€10

The year is 1980, John Hope and his Mother Helen own and run High Hopes Hotel, Business is quiet, and when Helen is absent for some weeks she entrusts her son John to keep things in order, but with wedding plans to sort out John is distracted and when his Fiancé Marie and her Family arrive for the weekend their plans go awry, with more unusual Guests arriving it adds confusion and Mayhem and makes High Hopes Hotel a very…

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MUSIC: Vladimir & Anton

Sunday 3rd December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/18

Vladimir & Anton are back to wow audiences with more of their flamboyance, charm, wit and virtuosic skill. Join them on this sentimental journey as the duelling brothers premiere brand new arrangements of well-known songs that we’ve all grown up with. Vladimir and Anton are Slovakian sibling musicians with a shared rare gift – mastery of the classical violin. These young virtuosi have been playing together for almost twenty years. Described by the London Evening Standard as, “the Nigel Kennedy’s…

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CINEMA: Frantz

Monday 4th December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Frantz finds writer-director François Ozon thoughtfully probing the aftermath of World War I through the memories and relationships of loved ones left behind. Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Frantz recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's "lost generation": Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who…

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MUSIC: Home For Christmas, Niall O’Sullivan and Friends

Thursday 7th December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€18

Celebrate this holiday season in the company of Ireland’s foremost trumpeter Niall O’Sullivan. Guest vocalists Shóna and Simon Morgan will join Niall and his fellow musicians to perform an evening of Christmas favourites alongside timeless classics taken from his three #1 selling records. Hear winter delights such as Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, White Christmas, the Christmas Song, Stardust, Over the Rainbow and of course Home for Christmas. Following the success of their nationwide Valentine’s tour, this evening promises…

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MUSIC: A Concert Celebrating Kare’s 50th Year with Luka Bloom

Friday 8th December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20

Luka Bloom has been described as an Irish folk Legend. The Newbridge Troubadour, one time Barry Moore, has been recording and touring ,worldwide, for over forty years now. A still fresh faced, Luka Bloom relishes the process of making music with his exquisitely produced and arranged , thought provoking acoustic songs, sung with heart and soul. Recently moved to North Clare to enjoy the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way Luka Bloom has his roots firmly in County Kildare. He…

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WORKSHOP: Porcelain Snowflakes

Saturday 9th December, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15

Join ceramic artist Isobel Egan for this creative and innovative workshop which will result in a unique porcelain snowflake for each participant. Following exercises to excite and inspire the imagination, children will roll, make, draw, score, mark, emboss images and learn how to apply colour to porcelain resulting in a beautiful porcelain snowflake for Christmas. Natural light will illuminate the magical translucent porcelain snowflake when hung by a window. Isobel will then take the porcelain snowflakes away to be fired…

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FAMILY THEATRE: Hansel And Gretel

Sunday 10th December, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8/€28 family

Is hunger stronger than love? In this story it seems to be as the poor woodsman’s empty stomach goes to his head, he gives in to the bony step-mother and they leave Hansel and Gretel in the forest, not just once but twice and the second time there won’t be any moonstones to follow back home. Instead they follow their noses to the sugary heart of darkness… A musical theatre version of this classic brother and sister tale of adventure…

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SCHOOL SHOW: Hansel And Gretel

Monday 11th December, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6

Is hunger stronger than love? In this story it seems to be as the poor woodsman’s empty stomach goes to his head, he gives in to the bony step-mother and they leave Hansel and Gretel in the forest, not just once but twice and the second time there won’t be any moonstones to follow back home. Instead they follow their noses to the sugary heart of darkness… A musical theatre version of this classic brother and sister tale of adventure…

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CINEMA: After The Storm

Monday 11th December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

 Ryota  wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to…

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WORKSHOP: Stressed Out Steve’s Worry Workshop

Wednesday 13th December, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€2

Join Stressed Out Steve for a fun-filled hour of stress, worry and consternation, where you will get to use art, drama and storytelling to explore the complex concepts of mood and emotion. We will try to find out about what moods are - how they feel... and what they might even look like. We will examine the things that stress and relax us, and hopefully discover and share good ideas and strategies for becoming happier and more content in ourselves.…

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WORKSHOP: Little Lámha – Tree Time

Wednesday 13th December, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€7 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. Let's make our own free-standing Christmas trees to decorate the table on Christmas day. We will make 3-D Christmas trees and decorate to our hearts content!

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MUSIC: Crooning at Christmas

Thursday 14th December, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€18

A firm favourite on our Christmas schedule, Emmerdale star Liam O’Brien returns with his original show “Crooning at Christmas” – a tribute to yuletide swing. Now in its 13th year, this nationwide tour is packed full of seasonal hits like White Christmas, Let it Snow, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and many more. The Irish ambassador of swing will take you on a sentimental journey with iconic songs by Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé. A night for…

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FAMILY CINEMA: A Muppet Christmas Carol

Saturday 16th December, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption…

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