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Austen’s Women: LADY SUSAN

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Dyad Productions From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, A Christmas Carol, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic, and A Room of One’s Own. Austen’s Women are back - in a brand-new show!  Devil-may-care Lady Susan, the coquettish black widow, hunting down not one, but two, fortunes; oppressed, rebellious daughter Frederica; long-suffering sister-in-law Catherine; family

€15 – €18

SCHOOLS: Bake! by Paul Curley

In-School Event , Ireland

Bake! is a delightful new play for Junior Infants to Second Class students that has moments of interaction woven into the story. The performer relies on the audience to help out with a number of simple tasks that will bring the plot to fruition. The play is set in the Baker’s Kitchen in the basement

Naas Hospital Choir Presents Spiorad Na mBan – SOLD OUT

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Naas Hospital Choir and The Liffey Choir with Soprano Lorraine Nolan for Spiorad na mBan - a St. Brigid celebration concert. St Brigid has long been seen as a strong voice and advocate for Irish women, her enduring legacy is a celebration of the feminine. This concert will continue the celebration of Women's Spirit

free, booking essential

Music Network Presents Noa Wildschut, Pablo Barragán & Amadeus Wiesensee

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Noa Wildschut violin Pablo Barragán clarinet Amadeus Wiesensee piano Join us for some of the best known works for violin, clarinet and piano performed by a superb international trio. Music Network presents violinist and former ECHO Rising Star Noa Wildschut with clarinettist Pablo Barragán and pianist Amadeus Wiesensee, three artists guaranteed to dazzle audiences. An

€15 – €18

The Mysterious Case of Kitsy Rainey

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Mysterious Case of Kitsy Rainey is a new one man show written and performed by Mikel Murfi. Following on from The Man In the Woman's Shoes and I Hear You and Rejoice, the new piece, the third in the series, takes us on a very unusual and otherworldly journey. Having married Kitsy Rainey late

€18 – €20
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Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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

€10
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Patching Femininity Workshop with Olga Anacka

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

This workshop with Olga Anacka will explore basics of patchwork and embroidery techniques through group activity. Inspired by St Brigid's Cape - one of the key tapestries from Olga’s Patching Femininity exhibition, participants will be encouraged to design, create and embroider an individual piece of fabric. The aim of this workshop is to develop a shared

Free

Kyle Riley: Little Folk – On the Road

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Nobody gets the kids jumping, stomping and singing like Kyle Riley. Little Folk- On The Road is his fun family concert perfectly suited for 2-7 year olds and their adults.   Featuring his award winning children’s music, catchy kids tunes and proper sing-a-long songs, it’s super fun for the whole family. The fun doesn’t stop

€10
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DirtBirds – Girls World Tour

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Lisa Richards Presents DirtBirds New Show “Girls World Tour” Ireland's Queens of Comedy are back with their brand -new show “Girls World Tour”. After their last sell out tour, which received standing ovations across Ireland and the UK, DirtBirds are bringing their highly relatable and spot on observational comedy back to the stage. With a

€30
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SCHOOLS: Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance designed specifically for children & young people aged 8 to 13 years with mild to complex needs. This magical sea voyage sets sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounters rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. Designed to be inclusive, audience members

€8
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SCHOOLS: Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance designed specifically for children & young people aged 8 to 13 years with mild to complex needs. This magical sea voyage sets sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounters rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. Designed to be inclusive, audience members

€8
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SCHOOLS: Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance designed specifically for children & young people aged 8 to 13 years with mild to complex needs. This magical sea voyage sets sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounters rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. Designed to be inclusive, audience members

€8
Recurring

Making Waves

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Making Waves is an immersive multi-sensory dance theatre performance designed specifically for children & young people aged 8 to 13 years with mild to complex needs. This magical sea voyage sets sail in search of hidden treasure and along the way encounters rolling waves, sparkling fish and swooping gulls. Designed to be inclusive, audience members

€8

Once Off Productions Presents The Hare

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

She’s an odd one; a lonely girl living at the edge of the world, ridiculed by her peers and unable to fit in. Torn between the society that rejects her & her own wilder nature, she creates her own world, and lives as best she can. She sees the rest of them, but holds them

€18 – €20

Glory Days – A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Glory Days, Ireland’s favourite tribute band to Bruce Springsteen. Ireland’s tribute band to the living legend Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Glory Days have been touring Ireland for several years selling out theatres and venues from Kerry to Belfast and Galway to Dublin, as well as playing to thousands at festivals around the

€22

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Kildare Youth Theatre Presents Back in the Day by Yasmeen Khan

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Kildare Youth Theatre Presents Back in The Day by Yasmeen Khan as part of NT Connections 2024. A group of classmates are charged with the responsibility of being their school's well-being champions. In a freak occurrence they are transported back to the 80's via an impromptu and heavily improvised roller disco. Here they discover they're

€5
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Kildare Youth Theatre Presents Back in the Day by Yasmeen Khan

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Kildare Youth Theatre Presents Back in The Day by Yasmeen Khan as part of NT Connections 2024. A group of classmates are charged with the responsibility of being their school's well-being champions. In a freak occurrence they are transported back to the 80's via an impromptu and heavily improvised roller disco. Here they discover they're

€5
Recurring

Fighting Words for Secondary School

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 12th February, 10:30am Monday 8th April, 10:30am Monday 29th April, 10:30am Monday 13th May, 10:30am

free, booking essential

Crooked House Presents Anemoia

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Anemoia means having nostalgia for a time or a place that you have never known. This project features 7 international young artists working collaboratively with 7 Irish-born artists. They have been developing a piece of theatre about the notion of multiple cultural identities. Part of this examination is about what it means to be Irish.

€5
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Jarlath Regan – Yer Man

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

**Second date added by popular demand!** Following millions of downloads and views on Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan’s epic new stand-up comedy show Yer Man lands in Newbridge. Ireland’s favourite Irishman Abroad is back after appearances on Tonight At The Palladium (ITV), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC) and Goggle Box (Channel 4). As recommended

€28
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Jarlath Regan – Yer Man

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

**Second date added by popular demand!** Following millions of downloads and views on Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan’s epic new stand-up comedy show Yer Man lands in Newbridge. Ireland’s favourite Irishman Abroad is back after appearances on Tonight At The Palladium (ITV), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC) and Goggle Box (Channel 4). As recommended

€28

Sharon Shannon – Now and Then Tour

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In June 1989 Sharon was rehearsing and demoing tracks for her first album when she was whisked away to Glastonbury festival with The Waterboys. In the 30 years that has elapsed since then, Sharon has recorded 10 studio albums; 5 Live albums , 4 Best of compilations and 3 live Concert DVDs. She has received

€31
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Music & Sensory Play with Catherine Hartnett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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

€10
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Newbridge Drama Group Presents Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Newbridge Drama Group are delighted to present Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT. Written during the dark War years of 1941, Coward’s classic comedy of high spirits, glorious satire and sophisticated banter is one of his best-loved plays. When an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghostly first wife of happily married novelist Charles, all hell breaks

€15 – €18
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Newbridge Drama Group Presents Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Newbridge Drama Group are delighted to present Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT. Written during the dark War years of 1941, Coward’s classic comedy of high spirits, glorious satire and sophisticated banter is one of his best-loved plays. When an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghostly first wife of happily married novelist Charles, all hell breaks

€15 – €18
Recurring

Newbridge Drama Group Presents Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Newbridge Drama Group are delighted to present Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT. Written during the dark War years of 1941, Coward’s classic comedy of high spirits, glorious satire and sophisticated banter is one of his best-loved plays. When an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghostly first wife of happily married novelist Charles, all hell breaks

€15 – €18
Recurring

Newbridge Drama Group Presents Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Newbridge Drama Group are delighted to present Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT. Written during the dark War years of 1941, Coward’s classic comedy of high spirits, glorious satire and sophisticated banter is one of his best-loved plays. When an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghostly first wife of happily married novelist Charles, all hell breaks

€15 – €18
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The Odd Theatre Company Presents Hamlet

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, widely regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. For over 400 years this epic tale of deceit, love, and revenge has enraptured audiences and has perhaps done more than any of his works to earn Shakespeare his place is the preeminent playwright

€15 – €20
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The Odd Theatre Company Presents Hamlet

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, widely regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. For over 400 years this epic tale of deceit, love, and revenge has enraptured audiences and has perhaps done more than any of his works to earn Shakespeare his place is the preeminent playwright

€15 – €20
Recurring

The Odd Theatre Company Presents Hamlet

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, widely regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. For over 400 years this epic tale of deceit, love, and revenge has enraptured audiences and has perhaps done more than any of his works to earn Shakespeare his place is the preeminent playwright

€15 – €20
Recurring

Fighting Words for Secondary School

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 12th February, 10:30am Monday 8th April, 10:30am Monday 29th April, 10:30am Monday 13th May, 10:30am

free, booking essential

Let It Be A Tale

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

a spoken word performance by Rafeef Ziadah with live music by Phil Monsour, in memory of Palestinian poet and educator Refaat Alareer. Palestinian poet and spoken word artist Rafeef Ziadah brings her powerful catalogue of poetry to the stage featuring selections from her latest album "Three Generations" and earlier works from "We Teach Life". With

€18 – €20

European Poetry Festival Ireland

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A special event offering a unique approach to poetry in performance: 5 poets/artists based in Ireland and 5 visiting poets/artists from the rest of Europe pair up to produce brand new, specially commissioned collaborative works to premiere on the night. Representing a legacy of poet Christodoulos Makris' spell as Writer in Residence at Maynooth University

Free

Jack Lukeman – Echo On

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Jack Lukeman, affectionately known as Jack L, has just announced a new regional tour following the smashing success of his latest album Echo On. The highly anticipated tour guarantees an unforgettable kaleidoscope of performances, each radiating with the electrifying energy and raw passion that embody Jack Lukeman’s music. Tickets on sale Thursday 26th October, 10am.

€28

Fred & Alice

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Love in the time of OCD written by award winning writer John Sheehy performed by Ciaran Bermingham and Cora Fenton Fred & Alice is a blistering head wreck played at a hilarious pace! It’s not easy to get by in this crazy old world, is it? But Fred and Alice have discovered that all you

€14 – €16
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SCHOOLS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents King Lear

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The government of one of the most powerful nations in the world is on the edge of collapse. An autocrat, driven by vanity, pride, and losing his grip on reality, charts a path which will have consequences for generations to come. Unwilling to heed those brave enough to speak the truth, his power soon falls

€5
Recurring

Kildare Youth Theatre Presents King Lear

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The government of one of the most powerful nations in the world is on the edge of collapse. An autocrat, driven by vanity, pride, and losing his grip on reality, charts a path which will have consequences for generations to come. Unwilling to heed those brave enough to speak the truth, his power soon falls

€5 – €10
Recurring

SCHOOLS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents King Lear

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The government of one of the most powerful nations in the world is on the edge of collapse. An autocrat, driven by vanity, pride, and losing his grip on reality, charts a path which will have consequences for generations to come. Unwilling to heed those brave enough to speak the truth, his power soon falls

€5
Recurring

Kildare Youth Theatre Presents King Lear

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The government of one of the most powerful nations in the world is on the edge of collapse. An autocrat, driven by vanity, pride, and losing his grip on reality, charts a path which will have consequences for generations to come. Unwilling to heed those brave enough to speak the truth, his power soon falls

€5 – €10
Recurring

Fighting Words for Secondary School

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 12th February, 10:30am Monday 8th April, 10:30am Monday 29th April, 10:30am Monday 13th May, 10:30am

free, booking essential
Recurring

Pan Pan’s Cascando by Samuel Beckett

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Accompany Samuel Beckett’s curious figures into an uncertain future. Attired in dark cloaks and given headphones, audiences are guided through a rhythmic, immersive, group choreographical experience. First broadcast in 1963, Cascando begins with the curious character Opener (Daniel Reardon) setting the scene: the month of May, a time of “reawakening”.  The Opener commands two other

€10

Ballymore Eustace Concert Band

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ballymore Eustace Concert Band presents an evening of music with a repertoire featuring movie scores, marches, popular classical music and rock/pop pieces arranged for wind band. Expect everything from Sousa to Neil Diamond to The Incredibles soundtrack!

€12 – €15
Recurring

Fighting Words for Secondary School

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

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 12th February, 10:30am Monday 8th April, 10:30am Monday 29th April, 10:30am Monday 13th May, 10:30am

free, booking essential

Brigid, Gobnait & Sheela-na-Gig with Edel Meade

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Edel Meade from Co. Tipperary is one of Ireland's leading performers, noted for her stunning voice and mesmerising live performances. Join her for a very special solo concert performance weaving together a beautiful selection of music, stories and songs related to Brigid, Gobnait and Sheela-na-gig, drawing from Irish folklore and mythology and premiering a brand

€10 – €12

Emma Doran – Dilemma!

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

It’s the post-apocalyptic world. There’s only one contraceptive pill left. Do you give it to your 20-year-old daughter or keep it for yourself? Is it better to be a 40-year-old grandmother or a 40-year-old new Mum. These are the dilemmas facing Emma Doran aged 39 and 7/8’s, even though the most obvious outcome is neither.

€25