Children’s Newsletter – new edition out now

Interested in animation? Like to join us to make corzetti pasta – an embossed pasta round originally made for Italian noble families during the middle ages? Find out about all upcoming events and workshops in our Children’s Newsletter – pick it up at our Box Office or sign up to receive it by post. Contact boxoffice@riverbank.ie for details. We have …

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 …

Special Theatre Offer – Try 3 for €30

To celebrate all the great theatre in our Autumn programme, we are introducing a special ticketing offer to let you see as many shows as possible. Choose ANY THREE of following six fabulous theatre shows and get three tickets for just €30 (or bring a friend and get six tickets and three nights out for €60!). What Good is Looking …

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 …

Announcing the magnificent Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill!

We are thrilled to announce Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music, in concert at Riverbank Arts Centre on Thursday 13th September. Their adventurous, soulful interpretations of traditional tunes are recognised the world over for their exquisite musicality and irresistible rhythm. For over two decades, the Irish fiddler and American guitarist have …

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 …

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 …

OPEN CALL – HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS II

Open Call  – Kildare based Artists Riverbank Arts Centre is looking for expressions of interest from Kildare-based artists  for Home Is Where The Art Is II;  a youth arts project. About the Project Now in it’s second year, Home Is Where The Art Is is a youth-led project, matching professional artists with schools and youth groups across Kildare to encourage …

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 …