ere is a full weekend of literary delights ahead fas Kildare Readers Festival gets into full swing. The events are based at the Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge and tickets for all events can be booked online at www.riverbank.ie or by calling the box office on 045 448372.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, October 11
Fringe Event: Kate Dempsey and Poetry Divas followed by Lilly Higgins: Author of Make, Bake, Love and Dream Deli. 7pm - 8.30pm. Admission: Free. Fringe Event: Little Room of Comics. Open all day Friday 11th and Saturday 12th. Admission Free.
Saturday, October 12
10 Books You Should Read with Mary Shine Thompson and Peter Sheridan. 10am - 11.30am. Admission Free KRF Author Panel with Niamh Boyce, Caroline Finnerty and Louise Phillips. 12 midday - 1.15pm. Admission Free. Just Mary: An Afternoon with Mary O’Rourke. 2.15pm - 3.15pm. Admission Free. Brian McGilloway and Declan Hughes in oconversation with Declan Burke. 4.30pm-5.30pm. Admission Free. James Durney: The War of Independence in Kildare. 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Admission Free. Fringe Event: Launch of KRF3: Artist’s Notebook Project. 5.30pm - 7pm. Admission Free. Strumpet City Revisited: A Conversation through Literature and History with Padraig Yeats, Angela Harding, Mary Corcoran and special Guest. 7.30pm - 9pm. Admission Free.
Sunday, October 13
Jennifer Johnston in conversation with Dermot Bolger. 11am - 12.30pm. Admission Free.