First Fortnight 2022 at Fighting Words

As part of First Fortnight, the annual festival that raises awareness about mental health, challenges prejudice and works to end stigma, Fighting Words is hosting a workshop for young writers aged 13 - 16 years on Saturday, January 16th!

Who Am I? Who Are We? Songwriting at Fighting Words

Where: In person, hosted by Fighting Words at Behan Square, 12-16 Russell Street, Dublin , D01 WD53
When: Saturday, 15 January 2022
Time: 11am to 1.00pm
Age Range: 13 to 16 years
Cost: FREE

We are all individuals with our own strengths and we all live in communities together. At this workshop for young writers aged 13 and 16, participants are invited to consider the themes of what makes us unique and what brings us all together.

Working with experienced songwriters and a team of Fighting Words volunteer tutors, participants will use their imaginations to create songs to express our differences as individuals and similarities as communities.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Places will be allocated by lottery to ensure fairness

  • Due to the high demand for places, we ask that children only within the age range apply.

  • This workshop is FREE but places are limited and booking is required.  

  • Parents/guardians will be advised if your child has a place no later than 4.00pm on Tuesday, January 11th.

Full details about all the exciting events included in this year's festival can be found here.