SING ME TO THE SEA – at home!

**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 …

Stop Motion Animation – workshop & some great short animations

We are delighted to be working with Kildare artist Michelle McBride to present Stop Motion Animation workshops for young people aged 11-13 years. Using story boarding, set and character design and open source software, participants will create a short stop motion animation about what the future might look like as a result of natural and man made climate change. Outline …

CEOL CONNECTED presents The Far Field – Tradoodle TV

Over the months of May/June, join Ceol Connected’s Thomas Johnston (musician), Emma Fisher (puppeteer), and Thomas Baker (puppeteer) as they present a series of music and puppetry sessions for children ages 3+ and their families based on The Far Field show. In this workshop, join Thomas Johnston ( The Far Field co-creator and performer) to sing some singalong songs that …

Manny Man – from internet sensation to stage show!

Riverbank Arts Centre has a special treat in store for St Patrick’s weekend as it presents a new theatre show that brings you the entire history of Ireland in a hugely entertaining production for the whole family – from 8+ to 80+! Based on his successful YouTube series (this clip alone has over half a million views!)  and published books, …

Learn how to fly with Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company

Just hanging around this Summer? Learn how to fly instead! We are delighted to welcome renowned Aerial Dance Company FIDGET FEET back to Riverbank Arts Centre from 30 July-2 August 2018. Riverbank were proud co-producers of Fidget Feet’s Strange Feathers and we are looking forward to have them with us for a full fun-filled week! Learn how to spin, swing …

Home Is Where The Art Is Launch

Riverbank Arts Centre invited primary schools across Kildare to participate in a unique collaborative project as part of June Fest 2017. The response was overwhelming; eight schools worked with four Kildare based artists, culminating in the creation of unique pieces of art. Over 350 students worked on the art pieces, across different mediums, allowing them express their own creativity whilst …

Animagination is back

Animagination is back! Now in its third year, we’ve got an even more action-packed schedule for you to enjoy. From busy workshops. to animated films – we’ve got all your illustration, animation, and imagination needs covered. Join us this Easter weekend! Full details of all events available here: http://www.riverbank.ie/animagination-festival    

Family Sunday Brunch & Film

Join us this Sunday for a relaxed brunch in our cafe from 11am, followed by the screening of the incredibly beautiful animation, Long Way North at 12pm.   Adult & Child Brunch and Film Combo Ticket Only €15   Additional Adult Brunch & Film Ticket €9.50 Additional Child Brunch & Film Ticket €6   Best of all, there is FREE …

Animagination Festival this weekend

Animagination – A weekend inspired by Illustration, Animation and Books! Animagination is back! Now in its second year, we’ve got an even more action packed schedule for you to enjoy. From busy workshops, to magic bookshops, to animated films, to time-travelling library buses – we’ve got all your illustration, animation and imagination needs covered. Full details of all events available …