Culture Night at Riverbank Arts Centre

Come and enjoy Culture Night at Riverbank Arts Centre 7pm  Kildare Youth Theatre present Karamazoo, a witty and moving monologue written by Philip Ridley. 8pm CINEMA Cobain: Montage of Heck, hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate music documentaries. (Cert 16)   6pm-10pm  VISUAL ARTS both our galleries will be open for the evening, drop in! McKenna Gallery …

New Season at Riverbank – 100+ events and new Box Office opening times

Welcome to our Autumn programme – the leaves are falling, school bags are packed, and we have over 100+ performances, screenings, exhibitions, gigs, workshops and literary events for the season ahead.  We have lots of free events coming up in association with Kildare Readers’ Festival and also as part of Culture Night.   We have new Box Office opening hours, see …

CALL FOR ARTISTS/ILLUSTRATORS

WHAT: Each season Riverbank Arts Centre publishes programme of events and activities taking place. This is published on a quarterly basis. Since 2009 we have commissioned artists to illustrate the programme cover; turning the programme into a piece of art delivered to our patrons across the country. Previous illustrators include Brian Coldrick, Peter Donnelly, Sadie Cramer, Fintan Taite, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Holly …

JuneFest

We are once again delighted to be a supporting partner of JuneFest for 2018. The festival has grown from strength to strength, ran entirely by a small but dedicated voluntary group. All of our June programme of events are included as part of JuneFest 2018 but there is plenty of other events happening across the region. Full details of all …

Fighting Words and Riverbank Arts Centre are looking for Kildare based volunteers!

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to partner with Fighting Words with an aim of delivering creative writing workshops for young people in Kildare. NEW VOLUNTEERS – WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU! All Fighting Words programmes are run by teams of volunteer writing tutors – people just like YOU. We’re always looking for new volunteer writing tutors to help out at our daily weekday …

CALL FOR ARTISTS/ILLUSTRATORS

WHAT: Each season Riverbank Arts Centre publishes programme of events and activities taking place. This is published on a quarterly basis. Since 2009 we have commissioned artists to illustrate the programme cover; turning the programme into a piece of art delivered to our patrons across the country. Previous illustrators include Brian Coldrick, Peter Donnelly, Sadie Cramer, Fintan Taite, Shona Shirley MacDonald, and …

Closure due to Weather: Update Friday 2nd March

For the safety and welfare of staff and patrons Riverbank Arts Centre and the Cafe at Riverbank Arts Centre will be closed Thursday 1st March and Friday 2nd March. The adjoining offices of Kildare Library and Arts Service will also remain closed until Monday 5th March. Current Cancellations:  School Show: Romeo and Juliet CANCELLED ADIFF: The Divine Order  CANCELLED FAMILY SHOW: Little Folk On …

First Fortnight 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre CLG is once again delighted to partner with First Fortnight. Founded in 2009, First Fortnight staged its first two-week arts festival in 2012. The charity has since become a mental health service provider with the establishment in 2013 of the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies. The First Fortnight charity is run entirely by a core group of …

Christmas Hours

Riverbank Arts Centre Box Office will be closed from Friday 22nd December 5.30pm until 10am Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Our Online booking system remains open 24/7 at riverbank.ie On behalf of all the team we would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas 2017 and look forward to welcoming you back in 2018.

Kildare County Council Festival’s Training Day

As part of their Creative Ireland programme, Kildare County Council is holding a training event for Festivals on Saturday 9th December 2017 in Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare from 9.30am to 2pm. This training will be delivered by the AOIFE (Association of Irish Festival Events) and will include event planning, logistics, PR and marketing. Attendees can also book a one-to-one 15 …