First Fortnight 2019 - Create A Character Workshop for Kids!

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 6 to 8 years on Saturday, January 26th!

Create A Character at Fighting Words!
Where: Fighting Words, Behan Square, 12-16 Russell Street, Dublin 1
When: Saturday, 26 January 2019
Time: 11am to 12.30pm
Age Range: 6 to 8 years
Cost: FREE

During the first half of this fun and interactive workshop, we will work together to create our own characters, thinking about the characters' wishes and fears...what makes them happy, what makes them sad and everything in between! 

In the second half, everyone will draw and/or describe their own characters and can then send them on an amazing adventure!

This workshop delivered by a team of Fighting Words writing tutors and illustrators.

To apply for a place, click here by Friday, January 18th!

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 22nd.

A Note About Photographs: Fighting Words usually takes photographs of workshops in action for inclusion on our website and other promotional materials about our work.  In addition, photographs from this event may also be featured in promotional material for the First Fortnight Festival. All participants will be included. Please note that this is not optional.

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