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4 events for... singing along to your heart's content

Put those hours singing in the shower to good use.

WHETHER YOUR ONLY audience is your housemates while you sing in the shower or you’re always the first person to get a sing-song going, we all know how good it feels to belt out a tune you love. 

If you need more convincing to channel your inner Mariah, a study at the University of Oxford  found that singing can improve our happiness and well-being. 

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up four events around the country that will have you singing and smiling all day long. 

1. Sing Along Social at Bray Comedy Festival

When: 15-16 February

Where: The Harbour Bar, Bray, Co Wicklow

Combine singing with comedy and you’ve got an event you’re almost guaranteed to leave laughing. Sing and dance like nobody’s watching (nobody ever is) alongside strangers and friends to feel-good hits for the ultimate uplifting experience.

Find out more information here.

2. Confidence in Singing workshop 

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When: 3 February

Where: The Healing Rooms, Mill Road, Greystones, Co Wicklow

An event for adults of all ages and levels, the Confidence in Singing workshop covers breathing and posture, picking songs that suit your range and developing confidence. 

Book tickets here.

3. Singing for Wellbeing 

When: 16 and 24 January

Where: Ashbourne Library and Trim Library, Co Meath

Part of First Fortnight, the European Mental Health Arts and Culture Festival, is Singing for Wellbeing, an event for singers of all talents to let loose and take the mic. 

Find out more information here.

4. My Story, My Song 

When: 24 January

Where: The Liquor Rooms, Dublin

We all have a go-to song we listen to when we need a lift. At My Story, My Song, which is also part of First Fortnight, a selection of Irish artists will perform unique versions of the songs that mean the most to them and share stories of how music has helped them in their personal lives.

Find out more information here

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