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  1. All Events
    Known as a 'festival city', there's plenty to keep you entertained on your next visit to the Walled City. So if it's theatre shows, music events, cultural weekends or even world-famous festivals, we have it all in Derry-Londonderry.
  2. Derry Halloween
    Our Walled City comes alive with ancient spirits welcoming you to join our Awakening. Fill yourself with folklore, feasting, and festivity, as Derry~Londonderry reopens the pathways of the Halloween travellers of the past. Programme coming soon!
  3. City Of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival
    Northern Ireland’s biggest and best Jazz Festival - City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival - returns this May Bank Holiday weekend.
  4. IMBOLC International Music Festival
    IMBOLC International Music Festival is one of the highlights of the North West cultural calendar and one of Ireland's music festivals. The festival is renowned for not only presenting performances in a great atmosphere by world class artists but in championing up-and-coming talent in a range of genres. Its inclusive vibe celebrates tradition in all its many forms, including the rich diversity of folk acts from grassroots to cutting edge.
  5. The City of Derry International Choir Festival
    Featuring a brilliant line-up of concerts, choral trails, pub trails and more, The City of Derry International Choir Festival returns for their 11th edition.
  6. Accommodation
    There’s so much choice in Derry~Londonderry when it comes to choosing where to stay, with options available to suit everyone’s budget and taste.  So whether you want to stay in the heart of the city action, or somewhere a little quieter then you’ll have plenty to choose from.  From international hotel brands, boutique designer hotels right through to the best B&Bs, guest houses and self-catering accommodation in the country – we’ve got them in abundance.
  7. Food and Drink
    Whether you are looking for contemporary cuisine, a fine dining experience or your just re-fuelling the kids, you'll find it all in Derry! The local chefs are keen to use local produce, transforming it into a wonderful culinary delight for your gourmet pleasure. Our restaurants, bistros and brasseries will have you coming back for second helpings. The choice is remarkable for a city of its size.
  8. The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry. Valid for one or two days the pass provides access to ten handpicked attractions, saving money on admission fees whilst seeing the best the city has to offer. You will also receive a Visit Derry map, local tips and offers to make sure you get the very most from your trip. Insightful and inspiring, the Visit Derry Pass is a winner for all ages and a great way to save money and time.

This Week

The High Kings XV Tour
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

27th January 2023

THE HIGH KINGS XV TOUR

Image of peoples feet as they dance
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

31st January 2023

Country House dances were an important source of entertainment in years gone by and an essential…

Eurydice (dead-again...) and Orpheus 2022 water based oil on canvas
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

19th November 2022-18th February 2023

Void Gallery is delighted to present flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict, a solo exhibition by…

IMBOLC International Music Festival 2023
LocationDerry-Londonderry

Openings

Season

29th January 2023-2nd February 2023

The IMBOLC International Music Festival 2023 returns!

Next Week

Image of Ruth McGinley
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

31st January 2023

Ruth McGinley’s latest release – ‘Aura’ – is a collaboration with renowned composer Neil Martin &…

Images of TRAMP, Fake Friends & Emily McCormick
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

1st February 2023

IMBOLC Unsigned provides a platform for young and up-and-coming musical talent to help them reach a…

Image of peoples feet as they dance
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

31st January 2023

Country House dances were an important source of entertainment in years gone by and an essential…

Image of child painting a picture
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

The Curiosity Club

4th February 2023

The Curiosity Club is a self-directed creative space in Void Gallery which is filled with various…

Image of Laytha on the left & Fern Maddie on the right
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

30th January 2023

Fern Maddie is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and experimental folk artist based in…

Millennium Forums poster for Blood Brothers - Tues 31st January until Sat 4th Feb 2023
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

31st January 2023-4th February 2023

Their lives were worlds apart...their destiny joined them together!

Eurydice (dead-again...) and Orpheus 2022 water based oil on canvas
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

19th November 2022-18th February 2023

Void Gallery is delighted to present flotsam, jetsam, lagan and derelict, a solo exhibition by…

Images of An Chéad Ghlúin Eile, Rose Connolly, Cathal Ó Currain and Marty Barry
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

2nd February 2023

Traditional music is a living, breathing thing, kept alive by people who have passed it down from…

Promotional image for the 'Le Foyer Des Artistes - Concerto Award Finalists’ Recital' event at St Columb's Hall.
LocationDerry-Londonderry

Openings

Season

4th February 2023

The Concerto Award Finalists' Recital will see 3 prize-winning young pianists from the Royal…

IMBOLC International Music Festival 2023
LocationDerry-Londonderry

Openings

Season

29th January 2023-2nd February 2023

The IMBOLC International Music Festival 2023 returns!

Project Smok - bottom left
Cathal OCurrain & Marty Barry top right
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

3rd February 2023

Join us for an evening of music with Cathal Ó Curráin, Marty Barry and Project Smok

Next Month

Cook adding ingredients to pan
LocationLondonderry

Openings

Session 1

17th February 2023

Session 2

17th February 2023

Session 3

18th February 2023

Session 4

18th February 2023

Get ready for a tantalising taste experience, perfect as a Valentine's gift for your loved one, or…

Group of artists perfomring as part of the Silver Tongued Deviance programme at the Void Gallery
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

23rd February 2023

Silver Tongued Deviance is a monthly open mic platform event hosted by spoken word artist Frank…

Lough Foyle Native Oyster
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Openings

Season

24th February 2023

Season

25th February 2023

Northern Ireland's first ever Stout & Oyster Festival in the Walled City Brewery's new Taproom.

colourful image with black circle with writing saying "NI Science Festival"
LocationBelfast

Openings

Season

16th February 2023-26th February 2023

Let Your Mind Wonder... Established in 2014, NI Science Festival has grown to become the largest…

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