Danny ‘Falz’ Fahey is a creative professional who has worked with young people creatively and pastorally since 2002 helping to produce some very successful and original talents in the UK, most notably prolific host and producer Chunky of Swamp 81.
Having worked in some of the most challenging environments in the world exploring the power of music and how it inspires social change, Danny has worked in Medellin Colombia, Harare Zimbabwe, Beirut Lebanon, and across Europe and the UK. He is also amongst the first wave of creative professionals in the UK to work in the context of developing creative work with people on the periphery using the methodologies of social inclusion prevalent in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro Brazil, producing work with both Grupo Cultural Afro-Reggae and more recently with pioneering social enterprise project Agencia Brazil which operates in Rio, Sao Paolo, London and Manchester, helping to develop the very first UK programme as lead facilitator in the Northwest.
By sharing his own experiences and his sense of creativity and risk, he seeks to drive and inspire, and seek out and work with the most hard to reach young people and communities. Assisting them to meet their own future with confidence, skills, knowledge, and ambition.
THIRTY POUND GENTLEMAN
Thirty Pound Gentleman delivers cultural and creative experiences, the opportunity for young people to lead, and we also deliver work with brands and companies that will put them at the epicentre of subcultures and burgeoning scenes as they emerge allowing us to activate, advocate, and curate with accuracy and integrity.
We are also a GQAL Registered Centre that specialises in Creative Leadership, working with young people aged 13-30 delivering an accredited employability award alongside creative activities that help to support people in accessing employment and further education opportunities. We provide real work experience for people interested in the music business and the night time economy.