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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Songwriting Workshop with Neil Cotton


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Halton Hills Public Library and Cultural Centre

9 Church Street

Halton Hills, ON

Directions: Workshops are located in the Studio of the Halton Public Library and Cultural Centre. Enter through the front doors and take the short stairs to the left down to the ground level. Proceed to the room marked "Studio.".



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Neil Cotton, singer and songwriter, presents a series of songwriting workshops! Over the course of three sessions, participants will learn what makes a great song and how to write one—there are no rules, only guidelines!

Participants will discuss the two components of a song—lyrics and music. Lyrics tell an emotional story much like a short movie, using descriptive words, phrases, and images. Music supports lyrics with a variety of tempos, beats, melodies, chords, and instrumentation to create emotion and atmosphere.

Being a musician is not a requirement, but bring an instrument if you do play!

Preregister below.

COVID-19 screening protocol is in effect and mandatory for all Town facilities, including the Public Library and Cultural Centre. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. Attendees must continue to maintain physical distancing and wear a mask as per public health guidelines.



Neil Cotton

Neil Cotton is a writer and cowriter of over 550 songs.


Madison Carmichael

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