June 26th | Burns Nowlan Photography Competition

Calling all photographers For the fifth year, we are delighted to sponsor the June Fest Photographic Competition 2017. We have a first, second, and third prize. Anyone can enter and there is no entry fee. We are looking for your best pictures you have captured throughout June Fest. The prizes are as follows 1st : 300 euro 2nd : 200 …

June 14th | LITTLE LAMHA TODDLER WORKSHOP

LITTLE LAMHA TODDLER WORKSHOP PAPER PLATE WATERMELONS Wednesday 14th June RIVERBANK | 11am | PRICES: €7 ( PARENT & CHILD) These workshops are designed for young children working together with their grown-ups. Visual artist Beth O’Halloran will guide these fun and creative sessions. Together you will explore colour, shapes and storytelling in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. To celebrate summer sun and hot …

June 12th | CERTAIN WOMEN

Monday 12th June RIVERBANK | MONDAY | 8pm | TICKETS €6/€9 Three strong-willed women (Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Michelle Williams) strive to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts …

8th | THE OLD MASTERS ART EXHIBITION OPENING

Thursday 8th June THE PARISH CENTRE | 7.30pm | ADMISSION FREE This is a wonderful exhibition of oil paintings created by some mature students of Marge Farraher. This is the fourth exhibition of artwork made by this inspiring group of artists.

7th | Newbridge: A Wider Point Of View By Vincent Brady

Wednesday 7th June An exhibition of photographs by Vincent Brady RIVERBANK | 6.30pm | ADMISSION FREE Two series of photographs from the 1980’s offering unique 360 degree views of Newbridge. The first series was taken from a vantage point on the roof top of Central Grill in 1980 and the second taken from the top of the silos at the …

7th | HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS

June 7th Official opening of collaborative Art Project with Newbridge Schools & the Riverbank Arts Centre Exhibition runs | Wednesday 7th – 30th June | ADMISSION FREE Throughout Junefest, in celebration of creativity, community and children, Riverbank Arts Centre is inviting primary school class groups to work with us and a number of talented artists, to create pieces of art which …

3rd | Illumination

June 3rd LIFFEY LINEAR PARK | 10pm | ADMISSION FREE Sirenic Lighting presents a unique installation by local artist Daire Finney. Prepare to be mesmerised by the magical candle-lit sculpture installation on the River Liffey.

1 st | Yarn Bomb

June 1st LIFFEY LINEAR PARK | 8pm | ADMISSION FREE If you go down to Linear Park today you’re in for a big surprise. The ICA Kildare has once again united the knitters and crocheters of the county and yarn bombed an entire park. Since January community groups, schools, friends and neighbours have been working on their pieces. Trees, railings, …