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KILDARE READERS FESTIVAL

This weekend sees the second running of Kildare Reader's Festival by Kildare Library & Arts Services. Make sure to pass on the details to someone you know if you cannot come along yourself.

Fantastic Line up

http://www.kildarereadersfestival.ie

Friday 13th May       
Mayor’s Festival Opening reception with music by Ellen Cranitch (Flutes) & Denise Kelly (Harp) Launch of KRF_1 Notebook Exhibition
 18.00-19.30 Riverbank Arts Centre
 Free
Join Peter Murphy, John the Revelator, in conversation with Maria Doyle Kennedy
 19.30-21.00 Riverbank Arts Centre €5.00

Saturday 14th May

Walking tour with Mae Leonard
 11.00 - 12.30
 Departing from Riverbank Art Centre
 €5.00
Kevin Barry: City of Bohane and There are little Kingdoms
 11.00 - 12.30
 Riverbank Art Centre €5.00
Stories for the Ear: Reading with Tom Hickey
 12.30 - 13.00
 Riverbank Art Centre Free
Kildare Author Panel: Peter Cunningham, Rose Doyle and James Lawless with Linda Geraghty
 14.00 - 15.00
 Riverbank Art Centre €5.00
Bloody Women! Alex Barclay, Arlene Hunt and Ava McCarthy in conversation with Declan Burke 15.30 - 16.30
 Riverbank Art Centre €5.00
Laura Jane Cassidy - Reading & Book Signing 15.30 - 16.30
 Easons Whitewater SC
 Free
Lissa Oliver - Reading & Book Signing 15.30 - 16.30 Farrell's Book Shop Free
The Vanising Ireland Project with Turtle Bunbury, James Fennell and Siobhan Cronin, followed by presentation of Cecil Day Lewis Bursary Award
 17.00 - 18.00
 Riverbank Art Centre €5.00
Slovak Orchestra and tastings from Plate to Plate cookery book 18.30 - 19.30 Riverbank Art Centre Free
Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad Bee Rowlatt in conversation with Yvonne Nolan 19.30 - 20.45 Riverbank Art Centre €5.00
Festival Club: An evening of sean nos song and fiddle tunes with Lorcán Mac Mathúna, singer, and Daire O Breacáin, fiddle and poetry from John McAuliffe and Leanne O Sullivan
 21.30 onwards Johnson's Pub Free

Sunday 15th May       
Dermot Bolger, Peter Sheridan and Carlo Gébler in conversation
 11.00-12.30 Riverbank Arts Centre
 €5.00
Cathy Kelly - Reading and book signing with one of Irelands most popular authors
 11.00-12.30 Newbridge Silver Free

Come along to Kildare Reader's Festival this weekend Friday 13th to Sunday 15th May


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