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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
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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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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

Intro to Comics Workshop with Kate Escolin

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

An introduction into comic making for new comic artists! Encouraging kids to write is no easy feat but comics are one of the best mediums for storytelling. In this 90 minute workshop they will learn about the key basics on how to create their own comic strip! From page layouts and panels, speech bubbles and

€10
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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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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

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 really need are 2 tennis rackets, disproportionate reactions to minor accidents, an immature coping strategy and each other. Fred &

€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
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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

Digital Illustration with Procreate Workshop

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Bring your imagination to life with digital illustration! A comprehensive guide on everything you need to know to get started with Procreate. Get to know your tools and all the cool features on Procreate to start your digital art journey off on the right foot! Requirements And iPad, preferably a newer one (iPad Pro, iPad

€10
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Sketchbook Club with Kate Escolin

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Sketchbook Club is a monthly event that encourages fun and playful art-making whilst also building a community of new, old, professional or hobby artists! The goal is to provide a safe space to create art in a relaxed environment. Make some art, make a friend, or just unwind on a Thursday evening. All art materials

Pay What You Can

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

Paddy Cullivan – I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT IRELAND

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Paddy on a hilariously insightful journey through the history of partition and the Ireland of the future... Imagine this. It's 2032. The people have spoken on both sides of the border and Ireland is a brand new 32-county country. There's a new flag. A new anthem. There's even a new capital! As Unionists holiday in

€18

The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ireland’s only Double Tribute to the iconic music of Eagles and Fleetwood Mac Widely regarded as one of the best live tribute acts in the country, The Illegals are into their 25th year with their ever-popular, classic-rock revue. Fifty Years ago, the Eagles released their third album – On The Border. Half a century later,

€25
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Fighting Words for Primary 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 Primary School: Monday 29th January, 10:30am Monday 27th May, 10:30am Monday 10th June, 10:30am Monday 17th June, 10:30am

free, booking essential

JuneFest 2024: School’s Out For Summer

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

For one night only the great musical talent from Newbridge’s Secondary Schools come together to kick off JuneFest 2024! Join us for student band performances that cover all genres in this exciting new addition to the community arts festival.  

€10
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Riff Raff Drama Group Presents Secret Dilemma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Riff Raff Drama Group are back with the premiere of Dave Tiernan’s two act comedy Secret Dilemma. It’s Grace’s Wedding Day, and everyone is ready...except Grace. Her mother Alice has insisted on a garden wedding at the family home, but things don’t go according to plan, with the caterers ruining the cuisine, the band leaving,

€12 – €15

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Riff Raff Drama Group Presents Secret Dilemma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Riff Raff Drama Group are back with the premiere of Dave Tiernan’s two act comedy Secret Dilemma. It’s Grace’s Wedding Day, and everyone is ready...except Grace. Her mother Alice has insisted on a garden wedding at the family home, but things don’t go according to plan, with the caterers ruining the cuisine, the band leaving,

€12 – €15

Crooked House & Newbridge Women’s Shed – Milis

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Milis means sweet in Gaeilge. This performance was devised by the women of the Newbridge Women's Shed group collaborating with Crooked House over several weeks. They met once a week and created scenes, images, dialogue and episodes that explore several themes of importance to the women. The performance will feature a celebration of the women's

Free event, booking necessary

The Classic Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Following their sell out Number 1s Tour across Ireland in Summer 2023, The Classic Beatles are back with their Magical Mystery Tour 2024. Relive the sights and sounds of the Sixties in a stunning 2hr show stuffed with the best songs ever written. The Beatles are back at Number 1 with Now & Then, which highlights the unwavering appeal of their

€25
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Fighting Words for Primary 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 Primary School: Monday 29th January, 10:30am Monday 27th May, 10:30am Monday 10th June, 10:30am Monday 17th June, 10:30am

free, booking essential
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SCHOOLS: Fall & Float – Mónica Muñoz Dance

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

A visual dance performance for audiences aged 4+. With playful energy, impressive acrobatics, comic timing and a joyful soundscape, two dancers create a magical world through the clever manipulation of simple balloons. Their imaginations seem to know no bounds – resulting in a hypnotic, funny and uplifting performance full of falling, lifting, throwing, catching, stumbling,

€6

SCHOOLS: Fall and Float by Mónica Muñoz Dance

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

With playful energy, impressive acrobatics, comic timing and a joyful soundscape, two dancers create a magical world through the clever manipulation of simple balloons. Their imagination seems to know no bounds- resulting in a hypnotic, funny and uplifting performance full of falling, throwing, catching, stumbling, floating... and sometimes maybe even a little bit of flying...

€6

Music Network Presents Linda Fredriksson

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Following the release of their debut album Juniper in 2021, Finnish saxophonist Linda Fredriksson quickly established themselves as an important creative force on the national and international jazz scene. Winner of a Teosto Award in 2022, one of Scandinavia’s most prestigious awards recognising musical work that is considered bold, original and innovative, Juniper also received

€15 – €18
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Fighting Words for Primary 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 Primary School: Monday 29th January, 10:30am Monday 27th May, 10:30am Monday 10th June, 10:30am Monday 17th June, 10:30am

free, booking essential
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Sketchbook Club with Kate Escolin

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Sketchbook Club is a monthly event that encourages fun and playful art-making whilst also building a community of new, old, professional or hobby artists! The goal is to provide a safe space to create art in a relaxed environment. Make some art, make a friend, or just unwind on a Thursday evening. All art materials

Pay What You Can

The Pension Plan

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

THE PENSION PLAN IS BACK !! Maybe you were away last year or maybe you just couldn’t get a ticket but, cheer up, because, responding to demand, Beezneez are back with John McDwyer’s rip roaring comedy about the bachelor Flanagan brothers who live a life of peaceful contentment on their hillside farm, disturbed only by

€18 – €20

Eleanor McEvoy

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Eleanor McEvoy is set to captivate audiences worldwide in 2024 with an exhilarating tour which will come to Riverbank. As anticipation builds for her tour, McEvoy also promises a delightful holiday treat for her fans – a Christmas re-mix of her beloved song South Anne Street created by the Grammy Award

€20 – €22
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Fighting Words for Primary 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 Primary School: Monday 29th January, 10:30am Monday 27th May, 10:30am Monday 10th June, 10:30am Monday 17th June, 10:30am

free, booking essential

Creative Summer Camp!

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Looking for fun and engaging creative activities for your kids this summer? We have just the solution! Join artists Kate and Marta for their Creative Summer Camp! Participating children will learn how to develop their ideas from initial sketch to finished artworks. They will explore new projects daily! From zine making, comic making to illustration

€130

BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation Summer Camp 2024

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

At the BrickFlicks Stop Motion Animation Camp, learn all the basics of how to animate in stop motion using your favourite LEGO character. Shoot spells, fight superheroes, blast rockets or fall through portals, use your imagination to make your very own movies. With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, Createschool will take you on a

€130

David O’Doherty: Tiny Piano Man

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The dishevelled prince of €10 eBay keyboards tries to make you feel alive with a new pageant of laughter, song and occasionally getting up from a chair. It’s gonna be a big one. Star of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Live At The Apollo (BBC) and Along For the Ride with David O’Doherty (Channel 4).

€23

Deirdre O’Kane – O’Kaning It

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Comedic fireball Deirdre O'Kane is mad for road, mercilessly mining hilarity from the human condition. Will she conquer the chaos or revel in it? Tame the mayhem or "O'Kane it"? Either way you're in for a night of relentless laughs fuelled by warped personal insight.  

€27