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Conflict Textiles Exhibition

Conflict Textiles is home to a large collection of international textiles, exhibitions and associated events, all of which focus on elements of conflict and human rights abuses. Conflict Textiles is an ‘Associated Site’ of CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) at Ulster University, Northern Ireland.

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Murder Mystery Nights

Yes! It’s almost that time of year already and we’re all busy planning our Christmas nights out with our besties! 5 -19 December in The Old Courthouse Lifford

If you’re up for something completely different this December, we have just the thing! Our Murder Mystery nights are the perfect way to round off the year – with great craic at the mystery, wine, and dinner and dancing til late!

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Clipper Returns 9th – 17th July 2016

Really looking forward to the Clipper race returning to Derry next July.

At 40,0000 miles, Clipper is the world’s longest ocean race. More than 120,000 spectators converged on the banks of the Foyle during the 2014 festival when the boats docked in Derry.

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Postcard Sized Artwork Exhibition in Derry

A touring exhibition of postcard-sized artworks, from artists aged 16-25, will be winding it’s way to Legenderry Warehouse No.1 20-23 November

80 pieces of work from NI and across the UK will be on display at Legenderry Warehouse No1 from November 20 – 23 as part of our UK-touring #fromsomewhereto exhibition!

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Legenderry Ladies Christmas Crafts Fair

Hi everyone. Hope you are all starting to get into the festive mood and we are really looking forward to seeing you all at the best Christmas Fair in town on Dec 3rd at the City Hotel from 5 to 9. Free Entry, raffle table, lots of stalls, warm and cosy and a chance to nip to the bar for a festive drink too. Pop it in the diary. Here are a list of our confirmed stalls. Most definitely the event for getting all those special gifts.

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Sippy of Culture

The best in local beers, ciders and distilled drinks

Over the course of two days 27/28 November, the Guildhall in Derry-Londonderry will come alive with a selection of the best beers, ciders and distilled drinks, all in one of the most historic buildings in Northern Ireland.

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Undertones at St Columb’s Hall on 27th December

The Undertones look happy with news of Derry show 27 Dec.
St Columb’s Hall, Derry
pic Stephen Price

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Guildhall Crafts Fair

The return of the City’s ever popular Craft Fair takes place from 13th – 15th November – and is a great chance for visitors to pick up the perfect handcrafted gift, with 40 crafters from across Ireland hosting their handmade wares, in the ornate surroundings of the majestic Guildhall in the heart of Derry.  From fashion to food, you’ll be sure to find something special here for a unique Christmas gift.

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Foyle Film Festival 2015

Foyle Film Festival 2015 Programme
Foyle Film Festival, a flagship project of the Nerve Centre, is the annual celebration of independent films, acclaimed feature length movies, documentaries and short films. This year the Festival will run from Wednesday, November 18 – Sunday, November 22.

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