Click here to watch highlights from Home is Where the Heart Is: a very special Fighting Words Belfast creative writing project for pupils from five schools across Belfast, in partnership with New Lodge Arts.
Young at Art, Northern Ireland's leading arts provider for children and young people, is home to the flagship Belfast Children's Festival (6-11 March 2020).
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After four years at Fighting Words Belfast helping to generate more than 6,000 opportunities for children and young people to create wonderful stories, Geraldine has decided to begin a new story of her own and will be leaving Fighting Words Belfast at the end of October.
The Right Twig: Young Playwright's programme launched
THE RIGHT TWIG is an exciting new young playwrights’ programme with Fighting Words Belfast and the Lyric Theatre. It is open to anyone age 14-18 who wants to write for theatre. Come along to a couple of taster sessions and get in touch to find out more!
In the 200th year of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein four post-primary schools in Belfast, and students at Fighting Words centres in Dublin, Cork and Wicklow, will take part in workshops that will draw on the original Frankenstein to inspire their writing.
Nora Greer wins Arts and Culture Volunteer of the Year at Belfast City Council's Age-Friendly Awards 12 Dec 17
Nora Greer #fightingwordsbelfast volunteer has just been announced Winner of Arts and Culture Volunteer of the Year at Belfast City Council's Age-Friendly Awards at City Hall with Lord Mayor Nuala McAllister.
We are excited to have four current opportunities within our team: Creative Child Co-ordinator and Fighting Words Belfast Co-ordinator and two 6 month paid internships open to 18-24 yr olds: Events Coordinator and Marketing & Audience Development. All close Monday 16 Oct at 4pm.
Teleportation happenings at Seamus Heaney HomePlace
Fighting Words Belfast hosted over 150 primary school children from Belfast and Dublin for the unveiling of 'The Teleportation Electrician' storybook, the result of a 2 month cross-community cross-border creative writing project.
Kinderkids have partnered with Fighting Words Belfast to introduce a brand new creative writing workshop, as part of Fighting Words Belfast's collaboration with BAFTA Award-winning animators JAM Media and Children's BBC.
The Fighting Words Belfast team would like to say a massive thank-you to all the Business in the Community members who kindly contributed to the project at the awards ceremony in the Waterfront Hall last Thursday.