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July 2020

CBI Virtual Book Clinic

Friday 3rd July, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 24th July, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 14th May, 2021 at 10:30

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

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

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

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Online Workshop: The Art of Paper Folding with Vanya Lambrecht Ward

Thursday 16th July, 2020 - 20:15
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One event on Thursday 23rd July, 2020 at 20:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€25 (for two sessions)

Artist Vanya Lambrecht Ward presents a workshop on The Art of Paper Folding, generally known as origami. This amazing art not only allows us to form a bridge between our 2D and our 3D understanding of the world but also has found all sorts of applications in our lives, from space travel to medicine. One fold and we move from the flat surface to the world of objects and find ourselves with new options and ideas. Folding can be free…

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Online Workshop: The Art of Paper Folding with Vanya Lambrecht Ward

Thursday 23rd July, 2020 - 20:15
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One event on Thursday 23rd July, 2020 at 20:15

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€25 (for two sessions)

Artist Vanya Lambrecht Ward presents a workshop on The Art of Paper Folding, generally known as origami. This amazing art not only allows us to form a bridge between our 2D and our 3D understanding of the world but also has found all sorts of applications in our lives, from space travel to medicine. One fold and we move from the flat surface to the world of objects and find ourselves with new options and ideas. Folding can be free…

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CBI Virtual Book Clinic

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

One event on Friday 14th May, 2021 at 10:30

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

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

Riverbank Arts Centre is working with Children's Books Ireland on this series of FREE online book clinics. 3rd July - Go Places with a Book! 24th July - Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes 14th August- New Adventures, New beginnings Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into? Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Do you need a prescription for an exciting new read? Then pop  into the virtual Book Clinic! Visit the…

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August 2020

CBI Virtual Book Clinic

Tuesday 11th August, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 24th July, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 14th May, 2021 at 10:30

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

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

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

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CBI Virtual Book Clinic

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

One event on Friday 14th May, 2021 at 10:30

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

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

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

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SING ME TO THE SEA (at home version)

Monday 24th August, 2020 - 12:00 - Friday 28th August, 2020 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20

**Update 21st August: Due to the extension of local lockdown announced at 6pm today, Riverbank and Anna Newell Theatre Adventures  are unable to present the planned performances of Sing Me To The Sea in County Kildare. We are presenting some performances in neighbouring counties (Dublin, Louth, Meath, Carlow) the week of 24th - 28th August. To start the booking process, please fill in this short form and we will follow up with a phone call. **** Sing Me to the Sea (at…

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September 2020

VISUAL ART: Kildare Art Collective – ART FEEDS..

Friday 18th September, 2020 - 12:00 - Tuesday 1st December, 2020 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Kildare Art Collective & Friends present a collaborative project developed as a platform to process and document our lives throughout these strange times, while creating an opportunity for communication, conversation and crossover between disciplines. Participating artists worked collaboratively exchanging ideas and working together using alternative methods of communication such as email, letter, carrier pigeon, phone calls, telepathy, video calls and text. The diverse work created during this project is an eclectic mix with interesting themes and details arising as we…

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LIVE BROADCAST: Luka Bloom in conversation with Keith Walsh

Friday 18th September, 2020 - 21:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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On Friday 18th September, we are delighted to welcome singer-songwriter Luka Bloom to Riverbank Arts Centre to perform tracks from his new album,  Bittersweet Crimson, interspersed with a conversation with Keith Walsh about making and recording music in 2020.  This fusion of songs and stories will be broadcast live from Riverbank Arts Centre at 9pm.  Luka Bloom is one of Ireland’s most respected contemporary folk artists. Having produced over 20 albums since the 1970s, he continues to push the boundaries of…

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October 2020

Kildare Readers Festival 2020 – all online

Monday 12th October, 2020 - 21:00 - Sunday 18th October, 2020 - 21:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Kildare Readers Festival 2020 – all online! Kildare Readers Festival is brought to you every year in October by Kildare County Library and Arts Service, culminating in busy closing weekend of events and activities at Riverbank Arts Centre.  The festival aims to connect readers with authors and artists, working to bring the very best from the world of literature to audiences through the provision of exciting, innovative and accessible events. This year the Festival is jam-packed with great events and…

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SCHOOLS: Shane Hegarty – BOOT: Small Robot, Big Adventure

Tuesday 13th October, 2020 - 09:30
Main Street
Newbridge, Kildare W12 D962 Ireland

Shane Hegarty will talk about his new book in the Boot series,  about a little robot with a big heart and answer questions from the children.  Shane Hegarty is the bestselling author of the 'Boot' - about a toy robot with only two-and-half-memories. 'Boot' was recently Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read. He also wrote the 'Darkmouth' series about a boy who has to fight monsters even though he'd much rather run away. Boot: Small Robot, Big Adventure by…

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November 2020

ONLINE FAMILY SHOW: The University of Wonder & Imagination

Friday 13th November, 2020 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family/device

The University of Wonder & Imagination is now enrolling students of all ages and magical abilities...and there’s a place with your name on it! The University of Wonder & Imagination brings the magic of theatre to young audiences at home with this groundbreaking immersive digital show. This fun, interactive hour-long experience takes place live in your own home and is suitable for all the family to enjoy via the magic of digital technology. Guests will assemble with their fellow ‘University…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Thursday 26th November, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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December 2020

ONLINE FAMILY SHOW: The Gift of Winter

Tuesday 1st December, 2020 - 10:00 - Wednesday 23rd December, 2020 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
Family ticket €10 

A show that you can do at home, not just watch! Get inspired by Lyngo’s 30 minute film with stop-motion animation telling the story of how Winter got its colours. Then follow the instructions in our easy-to-read pdfs to make your own miniature set and props! Use them to re-create our story, along with our original songs and music, or make up a new one of your own. At the end you will have made, played and stayed together which,…

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FAMILY: TREEHOUSE by Ceol Connected – Pilot project!

Thursday 3rd December, 2020 - 15:00 - Saturday 5th December, 2020 - 21:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Ceol Connected have created a series of immersive 360° videos of their interactive TREEHOUSE production which weaves together traditional and newly composed music/song alongside visually stunning puppetry. TREEHOUSE 360° features a high calibre line-up of musicians including Áine McGeeney (fiddle/vocals), Seán O’Meara (guitar/vocals), Colm Phelan (percussion), Thomas Johnston (whistles/vocals), Stephen Markham (keys/sound design) alongside puppeteer Thomas Baker. Directed by Emma Fisher. Musical Direction by Thomas Johnston. TRY TREEHOUSE 360° FOR FREE Riverbank Arts Centre is inviting families to participate in…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Friday 4th December, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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SCHOOLS: Graham Tugwell – Greetings, Heroes! Christmas Edition

Thursday 10th December, 2020 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€30 per class booking

Greetings, Heroes! Online: The Impossible Library is an interactive storytelling experience where the students take the role of characters in the story, led by expert storyteller Graham Tugwell. Like a choose-your-own-adventure-book, or world-famous role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, Graham will guide the adventurers through a series of exciting and deadly challenges – will each door they choose lead to success or further peril? How will they approach the many puzzles within? Will they find the wondrous treasure at the heart of the…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words ONLINE Creative Writing Workshops

Friday 11th December, 2020 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 4th December, 2020 at 10:30

One event on Friday 11th December, 2020 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge is the Kildare Partner of Fighting Words. We present creative writing workshops for primary and secondary schools. Fighting Words workshops are always free of charge to the participants.  Upcoming Fighting Words workshops for SECONDARY SCHOOLS hosted by Riverbank Arts Centre: Thursday, 26th November  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 4th December  10:30am-12:30pm Friday, 11th December 10:30am-12:30pm  These workshops will be conducted via ZOOM or Microsoft Teams by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell,  and supported by 2-3 volunteers from…

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SCHOOLS: Rockin’ Christmas Rhymes Online

Monday 14th December, 2020 - 09:30 - Friday 18th December, 2020 - 15:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Are you ready to get Christmas started? It’s time to jingle bells and rock around the Christmas tree.  An online musical treat for the whole class with a merry mix of festive favourites and rocking rhymes performed a fantastic 5 piece band. This festive feel-good live music show-ho-ho will have everyone jiving all the way! Sing along to Christmas favourites including Jingle Bells, Jack Medley , Santa Claus Medley, Twinkle Twinkle with Silent Night and We Wish You a Merry…

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LIVE BROADCAST: Niamh Kavanagh & Paul Megahey – ‘Date Night’ for the sofa!

Friday 18th December, 2020 - 21:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE

Join Niamh Kavanagh live online for a very special acoustic set list, accompanied by Paul Megahey on guitar, interspersed with chats and craic with broadcaster Keith Walsh. Join Niamh Kavanagh for a retrospective of special songs highlighting memorable moments from her decades-long career. Expect  a few familiar favourites interpreted in Niamh’s inimitable fashion and accompanied by guitarist Paul Megahey. An intimate evening of gorgeous sounds awaits, and expect some great conversation with Keith!  Join us live online on facebook at 9pm…

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ONLINE FAMILY SHOW: Rockin’ Christmas Rhymes

Sunday 20th December, 2020 - 15:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family/device

Push back the couch, it’s time to jingle bells and rock around the Christmas tree. Branar in association with the Town Hall Theatre present Rockin’ Christmas Rhymes recorded live at the Black Box in Galway. A musical treat for all the family with a merry mix of festive favourites and rocking rhymes performed by our fantastic 5 piece band. This festive feel-good live music show ho ho will have all the family jiving all the way! “a lively show that…

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January 2021

ONLINE FAMILY SHOW: The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

Monday 4th January, 2021 - 09:30 - Sunday 10th January, 2021 - 22:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12 (per device)

From the greatest storyteller in the world, comes Thumbelina, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid and many more, in this one-hour fantastical journey made for all the family to enjoy together. These stories have stood the test of time for generations. Now is the time to surround ourselves with great stories with music, songs, dancing and maybe even a love story. Produced by Verdant Productions Starring Brian Gilligan (The Commitments, The Lion King, Once The Musical) / Rachel O’Connell (The Young Offenders,…

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FAMILY: Virtual Book Clinics with Children’s Books Ireland

Saturday 16th January, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
FREE, booking essential

++This event is now fully booked. Please keep an eye on our website and Children's Books Ireland for details of future Book Clinics++ Riverbank Arts Centre is partnering with Children's Books Ireland on FREE online book clinics as part of First Fortnight festival on Saturday 16th January, 11am-3pm. 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…

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ONLINE THEATRE: Mustard by Eva O’Connor

Thursday 21st January, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per device

Fishamble: The New Play Company, in association with Sunday's Child Theatre Presents When E meets the man of her dreams, a professional cyclist, love hits her in the pubic bone like a train. But when it ends she plummets into a black hole of heartbreak at the speed of a doped up team on the Tour de France. A one-woman show about heartbreak, madness and how condiments are the ultimate coping mechanism, by award-winning playwright & performer Eva O’Connor. WINNER…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Wire Sculpture for Beginners with Glenn Gibson

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

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

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ONLINE FAMILY WORKSHOP: Create a Mood Book with Marta Golubowska

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

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

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ONLINE QUIZ: Good news quiz with JUNEFEST

Thursday 28th January, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

We are teaming up with June Fest as part of the First Fortnight festival to bring you a 'good news' version of their online quiz. It will be full of fun questions, comedy and positivity to help banish the January blues! There will also be lots of prizes up for grabs for the winners. You can join the online quiz through your phone, tablet, laptop or PC.  You can take part solo or field a team from your sofa -…

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February 2021

FAMILY: Online Book Clinics with Children’s Books Ireland

Saturday 6th February, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE

 ++This event is now fully booked. Please keep an eye on Riverbank Arts Centre's website as we often partner with Children's Books Ireland and hope to present more Book Clinics in the future++ Riverbank Arts Centre is partnering with Children's Books Ireland on FREE online book clinics on Saturday 6th February, 11am-3pm. 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…

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ONLINE THEATRE: TOM CREAN: Antarctic Explorer

Thursday 18th February, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per device

Play on Words Theatre presents: Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s Antarctic explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive the three famous expeditions: Discovery, (1901 – 1904); Terra Nova (1910 – 1913); and Endurance (1914 - 1916). Crean’s story is a testament of human…

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FAMILY MUSIC: A Piece of You with Greg Sinclair

Saturday 20th February, 2021 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per family

A Piece of You is an online live interactive performance; your own private concert over Zoom. Performer Greg Sinclair will turn your thoughts and feelings into your very own music score using colourful and expressive graphic notation. Greg will then play your music on his cello from his home in Edinburgh, in this unique piece all about you. Duration 30 minutes  (A parent/guardian must accompany the child/children on the Zoom call for the duration of the event) Ages 7  years+

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ONLINE THEATRE: Sister Black by Maggie Hannon

Thursday 25th February, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per device

A new one-woman show about the remarkable life of Nurse Catherine Black (1878-1949). Born in Ramelton, Co. Donegal, Catherine Black trained as a nurse in England and worked in the slums of Whitechapel, at the Somme in World War 1, and as King George V’s private nurse in the last 7 years of his life. Her memoir ‘King’s nurse Beggar's nurse’ was published in 1939 and there’s a copy in the library at Buckingham Palace. This one-woman play  is inspired…

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Eco Mindfulness with Future Makers’ Collective

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

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

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March 2021

SCHOOLS: Animal Crackers with Sarah Webb & Alan Nolan

Monday 1st March, 2021 - 09:00 - Friday 26th March, 2021 - 15:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

We are delighted to offer online arts events/activities for schools in the coming weeks that can be used in a classroom setting or shared through school communication software such as Aladdin, Seesaw or Google Teams. Celebrate World Book Day with Go Animal Crackers - an online event with writer Sarah Webb and illustrator Alan Nolan. Do your students love animals? Do you love fun facts, quizzes and drawing. Then our Go Animal Crackers video event and linked activity sheet is…

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SCHOOLS: Storytime/Am Scéalaíocta with Patricia Forde

Monday 1st March, 2021 - 09:00 - Friday 26th March, 2021 - 15:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

We are delighted to offer online arts events/activities for schools in the coming weeks that can be used in a classroom setting or shared through school communication software such as Aladdin, Seesaw or Google Teams. Join writer Patricia Forde for Seachtain na Gaeilge as she reads from her book, Mise Agus An Dragún in Irish and also two of her popular English-language picture books Imagine and Fidget: The Wonder Dog.  Gentle storytelling sessions in Irish and English for younger classes…

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SCHOOLS: The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

Monday 1st March, 2021 - 10:00 - Friday 30th April, 2021 - 15:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

As a result of Covid-19 we know your students may not have had the chance to visit our theatre in the past year. Riverbank Arts Centre and Watergate Theatre has joined with Verdant Productions to offer an online version of The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen - a musical adaptation of the life and stories of the world’s greatest storyteller. Your students will enjoy classic tales such as ‘Thumbelina’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Little Mermaid’ and…

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ONLINE THEATRE: Dalloway

Thursday 11th March, 2021 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10 per device

From Dyad Productions, the award-winning creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Austen’s Women, The Time Machine and Christmas Gothic… 1923: The War is over.  While Clarissa Dalloway prepares a party in Westminster, Septimus Smith is diagnosed with shell-shock, their memories and dreams magically intertwining with those of 15 other disparate souls, this hot blue day in June.  Conjuring the hopes and regrets of post-war London, Dyad’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s celebrated map of hearts, minds and memories offers a compellingly…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

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

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

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

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April 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: An introduction to Hand Weaving with Naoimh Larkin

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

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

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

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Eco Mindfulness with Future Makers

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

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

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

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

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

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Ceramic Art Inspired by Nature

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

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

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May 2021

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Ceramic Art Inspired by Nature

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

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

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Let’s Talk about Art

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

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€5

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

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