Christmas opening at Riverbank Arts Centre – and gift ideas!

Riverbank Arts Centre Gift Vouchers The perfect gift for the music, theatre or cinema fan in your life! We have vouchers for €10, €20, €30, €50 and €100 Riverbank Arts Centre Gift Vouchers are valid for all event tickets (for 12 months from date of purchase) and can be redeemed online or by phone/in person through our Box Office. Ideal …

Young Critics’ Programme at Riverbank Arts Centre

We are delighted to be working with a group of eight talented young critics who are attending and reviewing most of the theatre shows at Riverbank Arts Centre this season and next: Kate Bevan, Jenny Dillon, Becky Donovan, Stephanie Hood, Sinead Mooney, Kai Ryan, Caitlin Smith and Rachel Thornton. This group, drawn from members of Kildare Youth Theatre and Griese …

Open call for cover illustrator

We are inviting graphic artists and illustrators to submit a cover proposal for our upcoming brochure. 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 …

Fighting Words – like to join our team of volunteers?

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to partner with Fighting Words on a series of workshops in 2019. Fighting Words aim is: To help children and young people, and adults who did not have this opportunity as children, to discover and harness the power of their own imaginations and creative writing skills. At its core, Fighting Words is also about something …

Kildare Readers’ Festival 2018 – free literary events

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to partner once again with Kildare County Council Library and Arts Service to present the Kildare Readers’ Festival, an entirely free literary festival connecting  readers with authors and artists, to bring the very best from the world of literature to Kildare. The 2018 festival programme offers something for everyone, with regular favourites such as Ten Books …

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 Like to join us to make corzetti pasta – an embossed pasta round originally made for Italian noble families during the middle ages?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 …