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June 2022

FAMILY: Ta Tum Tum!

Saturday 11th June, 2022 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Ta Tum Tum is an educational music performance with 4 piece band, designed for children and their adults to explore popular music with a Brazilian twist in a creative, integrative and fun way! The performance will be followed by a workshop where children will have a chance to play real instruments from Brazil and learn different rhythms used in Brazilian music. Ta Tum Tum! has been funded by Kildare County Council and Creative Ireland, and is a part of Cruinniu…

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BOOK LAUNCH: I am Edel by Susan Connolly & Cormac P. Walsh

Saturday 11th June, 2022 - 19:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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FREE, booking advised

Join us for the launch of   I Am Edel by Susan Connolly & Cormac P. Walsh, foreword by Emilie Pine. Featuring live performances of four scenes from the play, guest speakers, Q & A and book signing. This stage play is the compelling true story of Susan Connolly’s 11 years as a child in Dublin’s notorious Goldenbridge Industrial School.  Told from the viewpoint of a child, I Am Edel is a story of courage, friendship and compassion. Susan Connolly…

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CINEMA: Belfast

Monday 13th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

From lauded director Kenneth Branagh, and starring an acclaimed ensemble cast, Belfast is a personal and joyful story about the power of memory, set in late 1960s Northern Ireland. At the centre of the film is Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or…

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Music Network Presents: Camilla George

Thursday 16th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

Camilla George saxophone Renato Paris keys & vocals Jihad Darwish electric & double bass Rod Youngs drums Daniel Casimir bass   Explosive London based band led by award winning Nigerian born saxophonist, Camilla George features many of the leading lights of the UK Jazz Scene. Camilla’s love of fusing African and Western music has made her a unique voice on the international jazz circuit. She will be bringing her all-star band to Ireland for an unmissable 10 date tour mixing…

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SCHOOLS: Still Here

Friday 17th June, 2022 - 10:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

For children aged 3-6 years and their adults we are still here. we are stuck in the same place.  and it’s not a good or interesting place. it’s frustrating, it’s boring and it’s a bit scary. but we can take ourselves elsewhere, both on our own and together because we are still standing, still dreaming, still playing.  because we are still here. A wordless physical theatre piece with a unique musical score played live on baroque guitars, Still Here is a…

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SCHOOLS: Still Here

Friday 17th June, 2022 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6 per student (teachers free)

For children aged 3-6 years and their adults we are still here. we are stuck in the same place.  and it’s not a good or interesting place. it’s frustrating, it’s boring and it’s a bit scary. but we can take ourselves elsewhere, both on our own and together because we are still standing, still dreaming, still playing.  because we are still here. A wordless physical theatre piece with a unique musical score played live on baroque guitars, Still Here is a…

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EARLY YEARS: Still Here

Saturday 18th June, 2022 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8/ Family Ticket €28

For children aged 3-6 years and their adults we are still here. we are stuck in the same place.  and it’s not a good or interesting place. it’s frustrating, it’s boring and it’s a bit scary. but we can take ourselves elsewhere, both on our own and together because we are still standing, still dreaming, still playing.  because we are still here. A wordless physical theatre piece with a unique musical score played live on baroque guitars, Still Here is a…

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MUSIC: Pete Kavanagh & Band

Saturday 18th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€10

Pete Kavanagh and band will be performing tracks from his critically acclaimed debut album “Join up the Dots”, at the Riverbank Arts Centre on Saturday June 18th as part of Junefest! 'Pete's debut album (Join Up the Dots) ranks right up there beside the best of new Irish talent over recent decades' Lonesome Highway Pete Kavanagh is a musician, songwriter and storyteller from Co. Kildare. His music has a vintage quality to it, with modern twists that are uniquely his…

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CINEMA: Master Cheng

Monday 20th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (earlybird)/€9 (on the door)

Following the death of his wife, professional chef Cheng travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland to connect with a man he once met in Shanghai. Upon arrival, nobody in the village seems to know his friend but local café owner Sirkka offers him accommodation and in return Cheng helps her in the kitchen surprising the locals with the delights of Chinese cuisine. Gradually his cooking encourages these vastly different cultures to connect, and Cheng is…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Dating Amber

Tuesday 21st June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (earlybird)/€9 (on the door)

Dating Amber is a poignant, honest and funny look at the highs and lows of teenage life where the only way to fit in is to not be yourself, even if this goes against your very being. Set in Ireland (some familiar Kildare locations!) during the mid-90’s, Eddie and Amber decide to stage a relationship in order to stop everyone speculating about their sexuality. Eddie is keen to follow his Dad into the military, while Amber dreams of moving to…

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ARTIST TALK: Kildare Art Collective

Thursday 23rd June, 2022 - 18:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free, booking advised

As part of their ongoing exhibition 'Normal', Kildare Art Collective will host a panel discussion at 6pm on Thursday June 23rd in the McKenna gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre. A number of participating artists will discuss their exhibited work as well as their broader art practice. This event is free but due to limited numbers booking is necessary.   'Normal' exhibition runs in the McKenna Gallery 4 June - 2 July Monday-Friday 9.30am-5pm | Saturday 10am-1pm Admission free.

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LOCAL ARTS: GYT PRESENTS: Double Bill: It Only Ever Happens in the Movies/Grimms Fairy Tales

Thursday 23rd June, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

After two years of online and outdoor work Griese Youth Theatre are excited to be back on Riverbanks stage. Engaging with five separate scripts that explore the challenges and hopes of youth the performances will take place over three nights. Double Bill on June 23rd @7pm It Only Ever Happens in the Movies - Devised by Mikel Murfi, John Taite, and the cast of the National Youth Theatre 2011. (Playshare) Followed by Grimms Fairy Tales by John Morton (Playshare)

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LOCAL ARTS: GYT PRESENTS: Double Bill -Little Big Foot / Beetroot

Friday 24th June, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

After two years of online and outdoor work Griese Youth Theatre are excited to be back on Riverbanks stage. Engaging with five separate scripts that explore the challenges and hopes of youth the performances will take place over three nights. Double Bill on June 24th @7pm (Pre-Youth Theatre group 11/12 year olds) Little Big Foot by Gerald P Murphy (Lazy Bees Scripts) Followed by Beetroot by Lucy Montague Moffatt (Playshare)

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LOCAL ARTS: GYT PRESENTS DOUBLE BILL: It Only Ever Happens in the Movies & Remote by Stef Smith

Saturday 25th June, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

After two years of online and outdoor work Griese Youth Theatre are excited to be back on Riverbanks stage. Engaging with five separate scripts that explore the challenges and hopes of youth the performances will take place over three nights. June 25th @ 7pm It Only Ever Happens in the Movies - Devised by Mikel Murfi, John Taite, and the cast of the National Youth Theatre 2011. (Playshare) Followed by: Remote by Stef Smith (NT Connections Programme) Suitable for over…

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CINEMA: The Duke

Monday 27th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (earlybird )/€9 (on the door)

In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly - he had long campaigned for pensioners to receive free television. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Oisín & The Essay

Wednesday 29th June, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free, booking advised

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to host The Essay and Oisín from writer-director Alba Fernandez and produced by Danilo Zambrano.  The Essay is a short about a hard-pressed mechanic who reluctantly listens to her brother's essay about the aftermath of a tragedy. Starring Tom Egan, Sarah Jane Seymour. Oisín tells the story of a single mother longing for connection who must choose between her autistic son and the girl next door. It stars Claire J. Loy, Sarah Jane Seymour and Rian Sheridan. Oisín is a Kildare…

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MUSIC: The Apple and the Tree – Frank & JJ McNamara

Thursday 30th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16 & €50 family ticket (4 people)

Like his father, JJ McNamara (now 23) was a child prodigy pianist and has enthralled audiences for years all over Ireland, UK and Europe with his dazzling technique and profound musicianship. People would always say to his father Frank, veteran of Late Late Show with Gay Byrne, “ah the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree”. Frank too was a child prodigy. In fact he was only 19 when he became the musical director of the Late Late Show…

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July 2022

WORKSHOP: Artzone Summer Camp 2022

Monday 4th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 8th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120/€100

Artzone are back in the venue! Students aged 5-12 years will cover a range of art projects including painting, drawing, materials manipulation and clay construction, with lots of personal design and creativity input. The theme for this year will be ‘Summer Time Fun’ Our camps are run by qualified art teachers, with strict safety protocols, but the same high Artzone standards of art and design. The workshops, for 5-8 years & 9-12 years, runs from the  4th  – 8th July…

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VISUAL ART: NYTDC Art Show

Wednesday 6th July, 2022 - 09:30 - Monday 15th August, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Admission Free

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to welcome Newbridge Youth Training & Development Centre to our Foyer Gallery with their end of year Art Exhibition. "As art is currently taught in education, it leaves a lot to be desired. It is stringent, uninspiring, yet demanding. The students of NYTDC have been given free reign of a variety of materials, to create and explore outside of standardised testing. Whatever materials interested them was fair game, no holds barred. The evidence of this…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: An Cailín Ciúin ( The Quiet Girl )

Thursday 7th July, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Nine-year-old Cáit (Catherine Clinch) is sent by her dysfunctional family to spend the summer with an Aunt and Uncle she has never met before. Through the tender care of her aunt Eibhlín (Carrie Crowley) Cáit finally feels loved and safe. Despite himself, her uncle Sean (Andrew Bennett) forges a bond and for the first time, Cáit experiences the warmth of a loving home. The once quiet Cáit blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be…

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European Poetry Festival 2022 – The European Camarade: Ireland

Saturday 9th July, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

European Poetry Festival - The European Camarade: Ireland Serena Braida and Christodoulos Makris Nick Roth and SJ Fowler Ella de Burca and Michael O’Mahony Samuel Vriezen and Máighréad Medbh Anna Belkovska and Róisín Power Hackett The European Camarade is a pioneering literary event celebrating a near dozen of Europe’s most innovative poets in a unique collaborative format. Five brand new performances, collaborations made for the night between pairs of poets, those visiting from across Europe and those based in Ireland, will…

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SUMMER CAMP: Songwriting with Megan O’Neill

Monday 11th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 15th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120 (5 days)

Chart topping and multi-award winning singer- songwriter Megan O’Neill is hosting a week long musical workshop for young people aged 9-12 years exploring songwriting, lyric writing, collaborating and performance. Each student will write at least one full song in these four days (although some will write more) and there will be the option to design your own artwork and record your song towards the end of the workshop. The week will explore the following: · An introduction to songwriting. What…

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THEATRE: Lost Lear

Friday 22nd July, 2022 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 23rd July, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” ― King Lear, Act I Scene IV Riverbank Arts Centre is thrilled to present preview performances of Lost Lear, an ambitious new production directed by Dan Colley and featuring an ensemble of exceptional theatre artists. Lost Lear is a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that's inaccessible to others. Fast-paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear invites us into the world of Joy…

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THEATRE: Lost Lear

Saturday 23rd July, 2022 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 23rd July, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” ― King Lear, Act I Scene IV Riverbank Arts Centre is thrilled to present preview performances of Lost Lear, an ambitious new production directed by Dan Colley and featuring an ensemble of exceptional theatre artists. Lost Lear is a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that's inaccessible to others. Fast-paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear invites us into the world of Joy…

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September 2022

FAMILY: Joe the Magician Live! Children’s Magic & Illusion Show

Sunday 4th September, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15 / €55 Family Ticket

It’s Joe the Magician from RTÉjr! And he’s bringing his spectacular children’s comedy magic and illusion show to Riverbank Arts Centre for one spectacular afternoon of mind boggling fun! Joe’s show fuses laugh out loud comedy magic with absolutely jaw dropping spectacular illusions live on stage. It’s a rollercoaster theatrical ride that reinvents children’s entertainment. Tables will fly, a friendly ghost will magically fly into the audience and charm kids and grownups alike! Joe will even make it snow live…

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THEATRE: Arán & Im by Manchán Magan

Saturday 10th September, 2022 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 10th September, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

What can the word for the lonesomeness of a cow bereft of her calf, diadhánach, teach us about our current methods of food production? Why does one need to orientate oneself to the sun to give directions in Irish? Arán & Im is a theatrical performance in which Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring…

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THEATRE: Arán & Im by Manchán Magan

Saturday 10th September, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Saturday 10th September, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

What can the word for the lonesomeness of a cow bereft of her calf, diadhánach, teach us about our current methods of food production? Why does one need to orientate oneself to the sun to give directions in Irish? Arán & Im is a theatrical performance in which Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring…

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CINEMA: Joyride

Monday 12th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

When 13-year-old Mully robs a taxi to escape from his selfish father, he discovers two unexpected passengers sleeping in the back seat: a local solicitor named Joy and her newborn baby. An unhappy Joy plans to leave the baby with friends and fly to Lanzarote. However, those plans are thrown up in the air when she and Mully end up on an unexpected road trip across County Kerry.  Joyride is a true crowd-pleaser. Award-winning documentary maker Emer Reynolds (The Farthest,…

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WORKSHOP: Drawing Workshop with Clodagh Kelly

Wednesday 14th September, 2022 - 19:00
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One event on Wednesday 19th October, 2022 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 16th November, 2022 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10

This series of Autumn Drawing Workshops invites experienced and non-experienced artists to explore drawing. Just bring yourself and join a creative, friendly and supportive environment at Riverbank Arts Centre, where you can explore drawing and find your own unique creative voice, facilitated by visual artist Clodagh Kelly. All materials provided.

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THEATRE: Paddy Cullivan’s The Murder of Michael Collins

Wednesday 14th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Historical Entertainer Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the death of Ireland’s first Commander-in-Chief. An audio-visual spectacular featuring hundreds of images, shocking new research and incredible songs, Paddy dares to unravel the secrets and lies around what happened that fateful day in Béal na mBlath, 22nd August 1922.  Did Michael Collins have a secret son in London? Was he really going to keep to the Anglo-Irish Treaty or was he planning to resume the war? If the anti-treaty…

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MUSIC: Ian Wilson – Beside the Sea

Friday 16th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

Beside the Sea is an ambitious and innovative work of music theatre by composer Ian Wilson for violinist, soundtrack and found objects that explores ideas around memory, personhood and how to evoke a life and its trajectory through music. Wilson wanted to make this piece since his father died four years ago after a long battle with Alzheimer’s; the goal is a work of art which examines how much of a role memory has in making a person and what…

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FAMILY CINEMA: Lightyear

Saturday 17th September, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€4

A sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy. Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million lightyears from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time,he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg,…

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MUSIC: The Legend of Luke Kelly

Saturday 17th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

It is said that on January 30th 1984 the whole of Ireland grieved the early death of Dubliner Luke Kelly. He has left an indelible mark as being the greatest folk artist of the 20th Century and his music is widely regarded as one of Ireland's cultural treasures. Now Dublin man & multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh & his band return to Riverbank Arts Centre with their successful show The Legend of Luke Kelly. Audiences will be treated to a passionate performance…

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SCHOOLS: Fizz&Chips Presents – Never Mind the Weather

Monday 19th September, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until Friday 23rd September, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Never Mind The Weather is a fun, engaging show about the weather and so much more. Told primarily through the use of dance and movement, the audience learns the story of two very different characters: Cyrus and Drip. It is a versatile, multidisciplinary, transportable show for young audiences aged 5-8. The show is about relationships and despite the differences between these two characters, in the end they can still find common ground which we believe is an important message of…

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SCHOOLS: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshop

Monday 19th September, 2022 - 10:30
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One event on Friday 21st October, 2022 at 10:30

One event on Friday 2nd December, 2022 at 10:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free event

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 School: Monday 19 September, 10.30am Friday 21 October, 10.30am Wednesday 2 December, 10.30am These workshops will be conducted in our venue by an experienced Fighting Words tutor, Pierina Campbell, and supported by 2-3 volunteers from Riverbank’s Fighting Words team. The workshop will…

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CINEMA: ELVIS

Monday 19th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, ELVIS is an epic, big-screen spectacle that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley. Elvis’s story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Central to Elvis’s journey is one of the significant and influential people in his life, Priscilla Presley. His rise to fame and subsequent unprecedented stardom, is set against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Starring…

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SCHOOLS: Fizz&Chips Presents – Never Mind the Weather

Tuesday 20th September, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until Friday 23rd September, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Never Mind The Weather is a fun, engaging show about the weather and so much more. Told primarily through the use of dance and movement, the audience learns the story of two very different characters: Cyrus and Drip. It is a versatile, multidisciplinary, transportable show for young audiences aged 5-8. The show is about relationships and despite the differences between these two characters, in the end they can still find common ground which we believe is an important message of…

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SCHOOLS: Fizz&Chips Presents – Never Mind the Weather

Wednesday 21st September, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until Friday 23rd September, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Never Mind The Weather is a fun, engaging show about the weather and so much more. Told primarily through the use of dance and movement, the audience learns the story of two very different characters: Cyrus and Drip. It is a versatile, multidisciplinary, transportable show for young audiences aged 5-8. The show is about relationships and despite the differences between these two characters, in the end they can still find common ground which we believe is an important message of…

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EARLY YEARS: Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Wednesday 21st September, 2022 - 10:30
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One event on Wednesday 12th October, 2022 at 10:30

One event on Wednesday 16th November, 2022 at 10:30

One event on Wednesday 14th December, 2022 at 10:30

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

Music and sensory play class for toddlers aged 1 to 3 years and parents in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Toddlers will be given the opportunity to learn through music, movement and play, and explore different textures and sounds. This class, led by music teacher Catherine Hartnett promotes adult-child interaction as well as interactions between children. Dance, sing, listen, learn and play with musical instruments, scarves, mirrors, parachutes and more!   Duration 60 mins Catherine Hartnett is a music teacher with…

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SCHOOLS: Fizz&Chips Presents – Never Mind the Weather

Thursday 22nd September, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until Friday 23rd September, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Never Mind The Weather is a fun, engaging show about the weather and so much more. Told primarily through the use of dance and movement, the audience learns the story of two very different characters: Cyrus and Drip. It is a versatile, multidisciplinary, transportable show for young audiences aged 5-8. The show is about relationships and despite the differences between these two characters, in the end they can still find common ground which we believe is an important message of…

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SCHOOLS: Fizz&Chips Presents – Never Mind the Weather

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 10:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until Friday 23rd September, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Never Mind The Weather is a fun, engaging show about the weather and so much more. Told primarily through the use of dance and movement, the audience learns the story of two very different characters: Cyrus and Drip. It is a versatile, multidisciplinary, transportable show for young audiences aged 5-8. The show is about relationships and despite the differences between these two characters, in the end they can still find common ground which we believe is an important message of…

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CULTURE NIGHT: Fighting Words Creative Writing Workshop

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 18:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Interested in writing? Want to explore different worlds and characters? Join Fighting Words Kildare in Riverbank Arts Centre on Culture Night, for an adult creative writing workshop. Fighting Words workshops are full of creativity as you will write original stories collectively and individually with the help of Fighting Words mentors. Warning: you will have a good laugh while getting some writing done! 6.30-8.00pm Part of Riverbank Arts Centres programme for Culture Night 2022

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CULTURE NIGHT: Under the Palms Music Workshop

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 19:15
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Under the palms is a rhythm workshop using Brazilian instruments, to include agogo, caxixi, pandeiro, surdo and many more. The workshop will be led by two Brazilian percussionists, Marcio Tarktarov and William Kanela, and a jazz drummer Miles Ronayne. No prior music experience needed. Artists: Marcio Tarktarov, William Kanela, Miles Ronayne. Duration: 45min Part of Riverbank Arts Centre programme for Culture Night 2022

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CULTURE NIGHT: Brazilian Jazz with Kasia Eliasz & Her 9-Piece Band

Friday 23rd September, 2022 - 22:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

Kasia Eliasz brings her  Brazilian Jazz Quintet, Ta Tum Tum!, a Jazz harpist and a sax/flute player to one place at once! Extremely energetic, fun and musically rich group will be taking you for a journey to Brazil through Samba, Bossa Nova and Jazz! Brazilian rhythms have its roots in Africa and are one of the most recognisable rhythms in the world. Samba is enacted most spectacularly in the Brazilian Carnival celebrations, which have captured the global imagination in its…

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CINEMA: Anaïs in Love (Les Amour D’Anaïs)

Monday 26th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

In this sparkling and elegant romantic comedy, the free-spirited and giddily impulsive Anaïs (Anaïs Demoustier) careers from one lover to the next while trying to find some direction in her life. Following a brief dalliance with an older man (Denis Podalydès), she soon finds herself captivated instead by his beautiful long-time partner Emilie (Valeria Bruni- Tedeschi), a successful and beguilingly charismatic writer, and an affair begins which may just offer the contentment Anaïs has been searching for. Featuring stunning Paris…

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