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Fighting Words and TCD Science Gallery Creative Writing Project Starting January 2013!

We are excited to announce a creative writing collaborative project with the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin! Starting in January, we will be working with a group of 10-13 year olds, kicking things off with the children working with pinhole photography and camera obscura, creating cameras and images. 

Co-production with Brown Bag Films - Premiere at Galway Film Fleadh

The premiere screening of The Weirdest Thing in All of Toast and Mankind took place on Saturday 21st April at Brown Bag Films.  

The short animated movie was scripted by a group of 9-11 year olds at Fighting Words. 

They created all the artwork for the film and went to Brown Bag studios to record the voiceovers and find out more about the animation process.

Fighting Words & Brown Bag Films

The premiere screening of The Weirdest Thing in All of Toast and Mankind took place on Saturday 21st April at Brown Bag Films.  The short animated movie was scripted by a group of 9-11 year olds at Fighting Words. 

They created all the artwork for the film and went to Brown Bag studios to record the voiceovers and find out more about the animation process.

Cycle for Cian

In February we lost an amazing man, Cian Hallinan. It is difficult to express how positively Cian affected everyone, even those of us who only knew him for a short while. He will be sorely missed.

We want to do something to mark his passing, so we will be taking on the Wicklow 200km cycle challenge on June 10th.

Make Your Own Radio Show! Fighting Words and Curious Broadcast

We are delighted to announce the following project for primary school children, in conjuction with Curious Broadcast. We are looking for twelve 11-13 year olds to work with Fighting Words tutors and the team at Curious Broadcast in Tallaght to create a radio show.

Participants will work to put together a radio show for broadcast on Curious Radio over five weeks. The emphasis on preparing and writing pieces. 
Sessions will take place both at Fighting Words AND Curious Broadcast studios in Tallaght.  Dates are as follows and participants must be available for ALL sessions:

Fundraising Night at Fighting Words

Come to the centre on Thursday, 10 November from 8pm to 11pm for a fun evening to benefit Fighting Words!

There will be plenty of fun and niblets on the night.  Both Lost In Transition and the brand new Fighting Words Annual 2011 (a collection of primary school stories written at FW will be on sale as well as a raffle and other prizes, right down to the ones you would rather not have.

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