Very first FortnightMental Health Art & Culture Pageant in Leitrim

Difficult psychological wellbeing stigma and creating a place where by we can each and every chat about our psychological health and fitness troubles has never been more important. First Fortnight Mental Wellness Art & Society Festival returns for its tenth year in January 2021.  Commencing on January 2nd, more than 70 gatherings will get spot during the month marking 10 several years of demanding psychological health and fitness stigma and it aims to kick commence a brighter 2021 for all of us.  

Our 2021 events will mostly be on the web. For all those attending the festival, registration is essential for all our functions.  If you are attending an on the net party, immediately after you are registered you will be issued with an entry website link in advance of show working day. All particulars can be positioned on our website  and in just the programme, which is also embedded on our web site. 

Renowned poet Stephen James Smith, comedian and RTE star Alison Spittle, bestselling creator and comedian Colm O’Regan and musician and writer Jess Kavanagh are between the names that will be lending their hand to challenge mental health stigma at a First Fortnight festival with a variation. This year’s pageant will predominantly just take place online as our sequence of functions seem to investigate loneliness, isolation and group relatable experiences to numerous of us in these occasions.   We are encouraging (authorities rules permitting) for homes, households or household shares to arrive collectively, encounter a Initially Fortnight celebration, see great artists accomplish, and maybe as a final result, have a conversation in your property about psychological wellness that you might not have usually experienced. 

Leitrim party: Readily available for viewing from Wednesday January 2nd (12pm) on 

This general performance of Jung, Symbols & Songs of the Soul was recorded live at The Dock Carrick on Shannon as portion of the centre’s contribution to the 2018 Initial Fortnight Pageant.  The presentation is composed of new music from highly revered classical guitarist, John Feeley and one of our most liked people singer’s Eleanor Shanley and an define of the psychology of Carl Jung, offered by Brendan Hardinga Jungian psychotherapist and general surgeon, with particular reference to the transforming factor of symbols.