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Design Den - Saturday Art Club

The Playhouse

Sat Weekly

Sseries of art workshops exploring different art themes, art history and teach budding artists an array of unique, creative art skills. Ten week starting Saturday 24 September 2016. Ages 7-11 year. Contact: Siuan O Doherty 028 71 268027 /siuan@derryplayhouse.co.uk

11am-1pm
£60 for 10 weeks

SCOIL RINCE CATHAIR NA MBALLAI: THE WALLED CITY SCHOOL OF DANCE

The Playhouse

Tue Weekly

Contact 028 7135 1895 / 07749 967 841 or email michaela1@hotmail.com

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Parent & Toddlers Course

Echo Echo Studios

Sat Weekly

Parent and Toddler class is for preschool aged kids with a parent or guardian and is a lovely way to spend creative time with your child, with expert leadership of Steve Batts and Tonya Sheina.

2.30pm-3.30pm
£30/course or £6/class

Wing Tsjun Kung Fu (Kids)

Echo Echo Studios

Mon Weekly

Wing Tsjun movement practice for kids led by Karen Cassidy. Ages 5-11

4-5pm
£4

Fright Night Woodland Trail

The Jungle, 60 Desertmartin Road

12th Oct - 31st Oct

Filled with freaky sets, a haunting story to send shivers up your spine, coupled with special effects, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th -31st October. Over 12s

from 7pm
from £10

American Wrestling

Waterside Theatre

18th Oct

The Earth will shake and shatter as worlds collide when the Wrestling.IE warriors take to the ring for an epic encounter

7.30pm
from £11

Bay Road Bat Safari

Creggan Country Park

18th Oct

Suitable for ages 12+ only. BOOKING ESSENTIAL: karen.healy@creggancountrypark.com

6-8pm
free

Irish League Cup: Institute v Cliftonville

Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium

19th Oct

...

3pm

Derry City Junior 2K parkrun

Foyle Arena

19th Oct

For kids aged 4- 14yrs. Register online

from 9.30am
free

Little Legends Club

Easons Foyleside

19th Oct

...

11am
Free

Spooky Paws Walk the Walls

Derry Walls

24th Oct

Join in the Halloween celebrations by taking part in our fancy dress dog walk. Starting at The Warehouse No1 Bistro and Cafe,

7pm
£5 (payable on the night)

Airtricity League: Derry City v St.Patrick's Athletic

Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium

25th Oct

...

7.45pm

Monster Hallowe’en Fun Fair

Guildhall Square

25th Oct - 3rd Nov

Scare yourself silly on the Ghost Train or a take a trip on Ireland’s tallest Big Wheel. Lots of thrills and family attractions with rides suitable for the whole family.

2-10pm
varied

The Return of Saurus

Guildhall Square

26th Oct - 31st Oct

...

from 3pm
free

Return of Morrígana

Guildhall

26th Oct - 28th Oct

Sat 26th - 1pm | 2pm | 3pm / Sun 27th - 12noon (Relaxed Session) | 1pm / Mon 28th - 1pm | 2pm | 3pm | 4pm

1-4pm
£2

Museum of the Moon

Guildhall

26th Oct - 1st Nov

Bathe beneath the light of the Samhain Moon as it evades capture in the Guildhall.

free

The Vikings are coming...

Guildhall Square

26th Oct - 27th Oct

Explore the viking way of life. Interactive workshops with sword training, spear making, viking games and role play

Noon-4pm
free

Echo Echo Halloween Kids Class

Echo Echo Dance

26th Oct

Join the experienced dancers of Echo Echo Ensemble for a session of Halloween themed movement and dancing! Ages 4-6 and 7-11 welcome.

10:30am - 12:30pm
£6

Haunted Harvest Market

Guildhall Square

26th Oct - 1st Nov

Taste terrifyingly tantalising treats and drink bewitching brews while a world of magical wonder unfolds before your eyes.

Noon-9pm
free

The Dark Tower

Tower Museum

26th Oct - 30th Oct

With a daily family friendly session from 1pm till 4pm then for those brave enough 6pm till 9pm each night.

1-4pm & 6-9pm
£4

Spooky Stiching with Louise Kelly

The Fashion & Textile Design

26th Oct

Make your own spooky felted dolls with the fantastic and creative Louise Kelly of Lou Loves This. Aged 6+ and based in the creepy surroundings of the FTDC

11am -1pm & 3 - 5pm
£10

Little Horrors

Guildhall

26th Oct - 1st Nov

Little Horrors returns to the Guildhall this Halloween with spooky activities for the kids. Storytelling | Arts & Crafts | Performances| Face-painting and more

Noon-4pm
free

Hallowe'en Workshop

Void Gallery

26th Oct

Bring your little ghoulies along to an afternoon of spooky activities! Suitable for children aged 4+.

1-4pm
£2.74

Laser Tag Zombie Apocalypse Experience

Locknload

27th Oct - 31st Oct

27th-30th 6pm to 11pm / 31st 1pm to 7pm

from 6pm
£8

Awakening the Walls

City Walls

28th Oct - 30th Oct

With haunting tales from friends of the past, spooktacular haunted windows and witchy wonders, the trail features over 40 installations and performances by local and international artists.

6-8.30pm
free

Village of the Dammed

Craft Village

28th Oct - 30th Oct

Come along and see The Dance of the Gleeman, Jesters and Fools. Witness The Awakening of the True King at this Halloween Dance Spooktacular performance.

6-8.30pm
free

Hallowee'uns @ The Jungle

The Jungle, 60 Desertmartin Road

28th Oct - 1st Nov

Specifically for young kids and their families. Why should adults have all the fun after all?

11-3pm
from £4

Richmond Centre Halloween Spook-tacular

Richmond Centre

28th Oct - 31st Oct

4 Days of FREE Family Halloween Fun!

11am-4pm
free

Halloween at The Playtrail

Playtrail

28th Oct - 31st Oct

Halloween Activities for 0 - 11yrs of age. Storytelling, Arts & Crafts, Smores, Clay Art

1-3pm
free

Society Street Indoor Market Halloween Music Events

Society Street Indoor Market

28th Oct - 30th Oct

...

6.30pm

Creepy Crafts and Ghastly Games

The Country Park

28th Oct - 30th Oct

Get into the spooky spirit at The Country Park Diner this Halloween and take part in some FREE family friendly fiendish fun!

noon
free

Pumpkins in the Park

St Columb's Park

29th Oct

Carve a pumpkin and take a Witchy Walk to the secret garden. Places are limited so call 028 71343080 to book

3.30-6pm

Sayonara - Japanese Ghost Stories

Guildhall

29th Oct

A story of a futon in Tottori

1pm, 2pm & 3pm
£1.67

The Wheelin’ Banshee Bike Ride

meeting point Waterside Train Station

29th Oct

Places on the ride are limited and free tickets must be booked in advance.

5:30- 8:30pm
free

Scooby Doo! and the 13th Ghost

Waterside Theatre

29th Oct

Mystery Inc. have retired from solving crimes after they botch a case. B

2pm
£1.50

Halloween Crafts

Derry Central Library

29th Oct

Free Halloween Crafts Sessions at the Library Age 4 - 8 years

2-3pm
free

Nonna's Kids Halloween Pizza Making

Nonnas Pizza

29th Oct - 31st Oct

£10 includes a drink

8pm
£10 includes a drink

Halloween Rhythm and Rhyme

Derry Central Library

30th Oct

Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library. Come dressed for Halloween if you dare! Age 0 - 4years

10:30am - 11:45am
free

Science Magic Show - Little Horrors

Guildhall

30th Oct

...

Noon, 2pm, 3pm
£2

Kids Spooktacular Halloween Disco

Nerve Centre

30th Oct

Tickets (£6, inc goody bag) in aid of Foyle Hospice

3pm
£6

Fishy Science and Monsters of the Deep

Riverwatch Aquarium

30th Oct - 31st Oct

Meet our nutty scientists - get involved in our interactive fishy workshops and see our underwater tunnel trail

10am-4pm
free

Hallowe'en Carnival Parade

Strand Road

31st Oct

On Halloween night, the annual street carnival parade is an illuminated moving performance which weaves its way through the city streets

7-8.30pm
free

Halloween Fancy Dress Party

Craft Parties Hub 3&4 1 Distillery brae

31st Oct

light refreshments available

6-7.30pm
£3

Fireworks Finale

River Foyle

31st Oct

The sky will be alight with colour over the River Foyle as the City celebrates Halloween Night.

8:15 - 8:30pm
free

Walled City Market

Guildhall Square

2nd Nov

with fresh produce and Street Food, Organic Meats, Artisan Breads & Cakes, Craft Coffee and much more

9-4pm
free

JUSTIN LIVE 2019

Millennium Forum

2nd Nov

...

12pm & 3:30pm
£19 - £21

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement 2019

Echo Echo Dance

7th Nov - 16th Nov

The only international dance and movement festival in the north returns with an outstanding programme of performances, classes and special events.

various
various

Irish League: INSTITUTE V Glentoran

Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium

9th Nov

...

3pm

This Time - Echo Echo Dance

Guildhall

13th Nov - 15th Nov

A show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves from the award winning circus theatre company Ockham's Razor.

6pm /1pm / 7pm
from £8

Christmas Craft Fair

Everglades Hotel

27th Nov

local craft, food and drink exhibitors - with proceeds going to local charity Foyle Search & Rescue.

5-9pm
£2pp

SNOW WHITE

Millennium Forum

4th Dec - 29th Dec

A magic mirror, a jealous queen, a poisoned apple and the tiniest friends ever imagined – it’s panto time again at the Forum!

various
£12 - £21

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