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June 2022

MUSIC: The Apple and the Tree – Frank & JJ McNamara

Thursday 30th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16 & €50 family ticket (4 people)

Like his father, JJ McNamara (now 23) was a child prodigy pianist and has enthralled audiences for years all over Ireland, UK and Europe with his dazzling technique and profound musicianship. People would always say to his father Frank, veteran of Late Late Show with Gay Byrne, “ah the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree”. Frank too was a child prodigy. In fact he was only 19 when he became the musical director of the Late Late Show…

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July 2022

WORKSHOP: Artzone Summer Camp 2022

Monday 4th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 8th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120/€100

Artzone are back in the venue! Students aged 5-12 years will cover a range of art projects including painting, drawing, materials manipulation and clay construction, with lots of personal design and creativity input. The theme for this year will be ‘Summer Time Fun’ Our camps are run by qualified art teachers, with strict safety protocols, but the same high Artzone standards of art and design. The workshops, for 5-8 years & 9-12 years, runs from the  4th  – 8th July…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: An Cailín Ciúin ( The Quiet Girl )

Thursday 7th July, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Nine-year-old Cáit (Catherine Clinch) is sent by her dysfunctional family to spend the summer with an Aunt and Uncle she has never met before. Through the tender care of her aunt Eibhlín (Carrie Crowley) Cáit finally feels loved and safe. Despite himself, her uncle Sean (Andrew Bennett) forges a bond and for the first time, Cáit experiences the warmth of a loving home. The once quiet Cáit blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be…

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European Poetry Festival 2022 – The European Camarade: Ireland

Saturday 9th July, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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free, booking essential

European Poetry Festival - The European Camarade: Ireland Serena Braida and Christodoulos Makris Nick Roth and SJ Fowler Ella de Burca and Michael O’Mahony Samuel Vriezen and Máighréad Medbh Anna Belkovska and Róisín Power Hackett The European Camarade is a pioneering literary event celebrating a near dozen of Europe’s most innovative poets in a unique collaborative format. Five brand new performances, collaborations made for the night between pairs of poets, those visiting from across Europe and those based in Ireland, will…

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SUMMER CAMP: Songwriting with Megan O’Neill

Monday 11th July, 2022 - 10:00 - Friday 15th July, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€120 (5 days)

Chart topping and multi-award winning singer- songwriter Megan O’Neill is hosting a week long musical workshop for young people aged 9-12 years exploring songwriting, lyric writing, collaborating and performance. Each student will write at least one full song in these four days (although some will write more) and there will be the option to design your own artwork and record your song towards the end of the workshop. The week will explore the following: · An introduction to songwriting. What…

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THEATRE: Lost Lear

Friday 22nd July, 2022 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 23rd July, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” ― King Lear, Act I Scene IV Riverbank Arts Centre is thrilled to present preview performances of Lost Lear, an ambitious new production directed by Dan Colley and featuring an ensemble of exceptional theatre artists. Lost Lear is a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that's inaccessible to others. Fast-paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear invites us into the world of Joy…

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THEATRE: Lost Lear

Saturday 23rd July, 2022 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 23rd July, 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€15

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” ― King Lear, Act I Scene IV Riverbank Arts Centre is thrilled to present preview performances of Lost Lear, an ambitious new production directed by Dan Colley and featuring an ensemble of exceptional theatre artists. Lost Lear is a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that's inaccessible to others. Fast-paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear invites us into the world of Joy…

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September 2022

FAMILY: Joe the Magician Live! Children’s Magic & Illusion Show

Sunday 4th September, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15 / €55 Family Ticket

It’s Joe the Magician from RTÉjr! And he’s bringing his spectacular children’s comedy magic and illusion show to Riverbank Arts Centre for one spectacular afternoon of mind boggling fun! Joe’s show fuses laugh out loud comedy magic with absolutely jaw dropping spectacular illusions live on stage. It’s a rollercoaster theatrical ride that reinvents children’s entertainment. Tables will fly, a friendly ghost will magically fly into the audience and charm kids and grownups alike! Joe will even make it snow live…

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COMEDY: How to get the Menopause and Enjoy It

Friday 30th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20

Join Anne on this fabulous, informative, laugh-out-loud, trip through all things Menopause.  What is it? Why does it happen? How come it barely bothers some women and shakes others to the core? Why is it named after men? Why didn’t our mammies warn us about it? Is there anything you can do about it? And why oh why is so little known about this inevitable phase of lady-life?  Anne answers all these questions and more, as she brings TMI to…

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October 2022

COMEDY: Deirdre O’Kane Demented

Friday 21st October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22

There's a point beyond burnout where all you can do is laugh, and funnywoman Deirdre O'Kane has well and truly reached it. Catch her brilliant new stand-up show, Demented, at Riverbank Arts Centre.   "Unique star quality." – The Guardian

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LOCAL ARTS: Route 66 Big Band – Live in Concert

Saturday 22nd October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€20/€18

Route 66 is a 16 piece Big Band with big sound! Route 66 make a very welcome return to Riverbank,  bringing their unique mix of music which has proved a huge success in theatres all over Ireland. Fronted by a male and female singer and with a mix of brass, saxes and rhythm, Route 66 produces a fabulous sound.  Their programme, which includes numbers made famous by Adele, Frank Sinatra, Amy Winehouse, Tom Jones plus many more , will have…

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November 2022

COMEDY: David O’Doherty whoa Is Me

Friday 4th November, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€22

Here he comes again, trotting on to the stage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. Is he going to remember it? HOPEFULLY! There'll be lots of talking, some apologising and some songs on a glued together plastic keyboard from 1986. As seen on BBC's 'Live at The Apollo' and Channel 4's '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown'.

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December 2022

MUSIC: Andy Irvine & Dónal Lunny

Thursday 1st December, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€25

Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny, in their separate ways, have contributed to a veritable renaissance in Irish traditional music. Between them, Dónal Lunny and Andy Irvine have careers that read like a 'Who's Who' of popular music. Lunny has produced albums for Elvis Costello, Paul Brady, Clannad, and The Indigo Girls, and composed the soundtracks for Eat the Peach, and Teardrops. As a musician, Lunny has performed on more than a dozen Christy Moore albums and was an integral part…

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COMEDY: Dirtbirds #No Filter

Friday 2nd December, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€28

In a world where women are expected to have the patience of Mother Teresa, the arse of Jennifer Lopez, the social media profile of Kim Kardashian and the BMI of Elle McPherson the pressure is relentless. Dirtbirds the comedy duo and internet sensation present their hilarious new show ‘No Filters’ which takes a close look at the barrage of bullshit we are subjected to on a daily basis and reminds us that despite what we’re told there is NO SUCH…

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