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Music & Words Workshop

Sat 13th July
11:00 - 12:30pm
Age 6+

Carrick Water Music Festival workshop for children

Is a song like a poem? Through Playful engagement Mary Branley will guide you through the ups and downs, obstacles and slides, joy and dilemma’s of writing a poem. There are so many ways we can say something, and what better way to do this then with music and straight from the heart?

Mary Branley is a writer, poet and musician based in Co. Sligo. Her poetry is published in two collections with Summer Palace Press, Anthologies Windharp Penguin 2015, Journals at home and over seas. She has worked with Kids Own since 2001 on at least 30 publications, including this year. The latest of which are: A Strong Heart, I Hope you Grow (homeless children with Focus Ireland) Broadsheet with young Writers in Letterkenny and Strathfoyle, and latest project in Ballina with children exploring Traveller culture and as curated in the Museum of Country Life Castelbar, coming out in March 2019.