Various Locations, Wednesday 1st January - Friday 31st January

First Fortnight – a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action.

The festival includes motherhood and mental health, an existential crisis in an Aldi, carers taking self-care, an Opera world premiere in a unique space, an Olivier Award winning play, community collaborative sculpture installations, the 45th anniversary of a 5-time Oscar winning feature film, vulnerability in an age of oversharing, a Sea Swim and Batman needing a Break.

Check out or download the FF20 and choose from over 100 events, in 62 venues, across 17 counties in all corners of the island! First Fortnight utilises arts and culture to challenge mental health stigma while supporting some of Ireland's most vulnerable people through creative therapies. In Ireland, one in four people are predicted to struggle with their mental health at some point in their lives.


Date:
Wednesday 1st January - Friday 31st January
Time:
Varies
Price:
Varies
Address:
Dublin, Ireland


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