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Christmas 2017 Events

Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Live List!

What's Coming Up Over The Festive Period!

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Santa Claus at Foyleside

Foyleside Shopping Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Santa Claus at Richmond

Richmond Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Santa's Grotto at Destined

Foyle Valley Railway Museum

27th Nov - 17th Dec

...

2-7pm
£5

JACK & THE BEANSTALK

Millennium Forum

1st Dec - 31st Dec

...

Various
Various

Story Time with Mrs Claus

Creggan Countrypark

1st Dec - 15th Dec

(Mon-Friday, excludes weekends) includes art activities, hot chocolate, Christmas cookie and story telling session (2 hours) Suitable ages 3+. BOOKING ESSENTIAL: 028 71363 133

5pm
£6

Bubbles in a boat

Creggan Country Park

2nd Dec - 24th Dec

Includes boat tour, art activity, candy cane, refreshments. Boat tour is for children only. Suitable for ages 5+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL: 028 71363 133 OR email

Noon-4pm
£8

Festive Nights at Creggan Country Kitchen

Creggan Country Park

Sat, Sun Weekly

...

7-10pm
£18.95

Christmas Party Nights at The Maldron

The Maldron Hotel

2nd Dec - 15th Dec

Christmas Party Nights including a sparkling wine reception, four course meal and DJ till late.

7pm-1am
£29.50pp

Santa Sundays

Waterfoot Hotel

3rd Dec - 17th Dec

Treat the little ones to a Santa Sunday & even get to meet the main man! Booking is essential - call 02871 34550. 5 Course Carvery

from 12.30pm
£7.95 & £18.95

Santa Sunday Buffet Lunch

Everglades Hotel

3rd Dec - 24th Dec

With a treat for every child and Mulled Wine on arrival for the adults. Live music on 3rd, 10th and 17th December from Allegri. Children's entertainer from 2 - 4pm. Reserve on 028 7132 1066

from 12.30pm
Adults £26 Children U12 £13

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs

Waterside Theatre

8th Dec - 20th Dec

...

Various
From £6

Xmas Party Night

Sugar Nite Club

Fri Weekly

On Friday 15th, it's Xmas Jumper Night - Free Entry for those in Xmas Jumpers

10pm
£3

Christmas Market and Santa's Magical Reindeer Garden

Bishop Street

9th Dec

Enjoy festive entertainment and do some Christmas shopping at our craft stalls. From 3pm - 7pm you can start your journey around Santa's Magical Reindeer Garden

10am-9pm
Free

Sunday Lunch & Christmas Carols

DaVinci's Hotel

Sun Weekly

Enjoy a 3 course Sunday Lunch & enjoy festive entertainment of Christmas Carols from a live Choir. To book call 028 7127 9111 or email events@davincishotel.com.

From 12.30pm
£19.50

Christmas In The Park

St Columb's Park House

10th Dec

Meet Santa and one of his Reindeers, music by Encore Contemporary Choir and browse a range of locally made treats from our crafters.

2-5pm

The Priests

The Everglades Hotel

12th Dec

...

8pm
£35

Elf

Sandwich Co, Diamond.

13th Dec

Coffee, pastries and sandwiches all available.

7-9pm
£3

Christmas Casino & Cocktails Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 07:30 pm

City Hotel

14th Dec

Includes cocktail on arrival, finger buffet and £20 worth of chips.

7.30pm
£29.95

A Celebration of life concert

The Guildhall

14th Dec

With the Pink Ladies Choir

7.30pm

Winterland Market

Guildhall Square

14th Dec - 17th Dec

With food stalls, festive bar serving craft and artisan drinks, live music and for the kids-a special appearance from arctic polar creature Bjorn the Bear!

Noon-6pm
free

Mulled Wine And Melodies

Everglades Hotel

14th Dec

Price includes a glass of mulled wine and some tasty treats. Available hotel reception desk or by telephoning 02871321066. Proceeds go to Foyle Women’s Aid

7.30pm
£9

Wonder Windows Trail

City Centre

15th Dec - 17th Dec

Lighting up some of Derry’s most prominent shop fronts with performances led by local theatre company In Your Space Circus. Every Fri & Sat: 5.30-7.30pm & Sun: 4-6pm

5.30-7.30pm/ 4-6pm
free

Christmas Party Nights at The Belfray

The Belfray

15th Dec

With the Christmas Cabaret. Enjoy a 4 course dinner and entertainment. Followed by DJ Gerard Dillion

from 7pm
from £39.95pp

Elf coffee morning

The Shantallow Community Centre

15th Dec

Chartiable donations would be greatly appreciated- all proceeds will be going to the Alzheimer's society

6pm
By Donation

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Bennigans Bar

15th Dec

with John Leighton

10pm
Free

Charity Rickety Wheel

Craft Village

16th Dec

Festive celebrations will continue into the night with live music and kids entertainment. The evening will be hosted by and feature music from the very talented Ruth Mc Philips.

7pm – 9:30pm
free

Family Fun Day

Craft Village

16th Dec

With live music from The Hitmen as well as walkabout characters including Santa Clause Himself.

4:30pm – 5:45pm
free

House Party

River Inn

16th Dec

Over 21s

10pm
£5

Bjorn the Bear

Waterloo Place

16th Dec - 17th Dec

Meet Bjorn the Bear – a life-sized magical Polar Bear! Playful, mischievous and huggable, this friendly bear is just about kept in check by Arctic Explorer Ursula.

2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Lost in Frost

Echo Echo Studios

16th Dec - 17th Dec

Echo Echo's magical winter fairytale for children of all ages returns this December

Sat 1pm, 4pm; Sun 1pm, 4pm
free

Public Santa Package

The Playtrail

16th Dec

Experience the 'Magic of Christmas' with Santa in Santa's Cottage. Booking is essential.

11 am,12 pm,1 pm and 2 pm.
£5

Foyle Hospice Santa stroll

start off from Sainsbury

16th Dec

Santa suit included.

from 10am
£5

Christmas Party Nights at The Belfray

The Belfray

16th Dec

With the Goodfellas Enjoy a 4 course dinner and entertainment. Followed by DJ Gerard Dillion

from 7pm
from £39.95pp

Christmas Dinner Dance

The Beech Hill Country House

16th Dec

Christmas dinner and dance evening in the hotel marquee with The Bleu Note Big Band performing hits from Michael Bublé, Tom Jones, Sinatra, Glen Miller and much much more.

10pm

Christmas Tales & Trails in Brooke Park

Brooke Park

17th Dec

Join the festive fun at the Outer West Christmas Tales & Trails event in Brooke Park. Meet the elves and use the map to follow the trail of footsteps through the park to find Santa.

Noon-4pm
Donations Welcome

Christmas & Multicultural Arts Extravaganza

Studio 2

17th Dec

Magical fun-filled two hours of Mystical Storytelling, Mischievious Elves, dancers, singers and Arts & Crafts.

3-5pm
£3

I AM

St Columbs Hall

17th Dec

Tickets from at Veritas.

7pm
£10

Nine Lessons and Carols

Christ Church

20th Dec

...

7pm

David Keenan + Special Guests TBA

Sandinos

20th Dec

...

10pm
TBA

Diva Night

Sandinos Venue

20th Dec

...

10pm
£5

Mrs Claus Experience and Elf Workshop

The Guildhall

20th Dec - 23rd Dec

...

2pm, 3pm, 4pm
£3

Evening of carols with Kerry Stamp and Stewart Smith

The Guildhall

20th Dec

...

7-8PM

Winter Solstice Celebration

Garden of Reflection

21st Dec

With live carols from Voices of the Foyle. Light sculptures will have been created by REACH Across. Refreshments will be served and complimentary Lanterns will be available on the night.

5pm – 6:30pm
free

CO-MA Presents Bontan [ALL NIGHT LONG]

Nerve Centre

21st Dec

...

9.30pm
£6/ £8/ £10

Monsters of Rock Xmas Party

FIFTY SEVEN Waterloo St.

21st Dec

POWERAGE (ACDC Tribute), KINGS CALL (Thin Lizzy Tribute), EL DIABLO (ZZ Top Tribute)

9pm
£5

The Dance Factory presents Ho Ho Ho!

Sandinos Venue

21st Dec

Chris Hurley [The Dance Factory] / Ramsey & Senna [Intergalactik Disko] / Luke Hasson & Arthur Henry

10pm-2am
£5

Tribute Night

Sandinos

21st Dec

Hosted by the band One Man Town with Special Guests... ROE, Steven Mc Cool (PORTS), Emma Gallagher (Making Monsters) Susie-Blue, and much more

9pm
£5.71

All I want for Xmas is 80s

Sandinos Venue

22nd Dec

...

10pm
£5

Snow Flex

The Glassworks

22nd Dec

...

10pm-1.30am
from £9

One Man Town's Nutcracker Ball

Bennigans

22nd Dec

plus support

10pm
free

The Inishowen Gospel Choir

Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company

22nd Dec

featuring Neptune M., Great White Lies, Comrade Hat and Velvet Alibi.

7.30pm
£8/£6

Codetta Sings Christmas

First Derry Presbyterian Church

22nd Dec

featuring Codetta, Codetta Youth Choir and Codetta Junior Choir. Tickets available on the door

8pm
£10/£5

Christmas Party Nights at The Belfray

The Belfray

22nd Dec

With the Lee Roy Brown Band. Enjoy a 4 course dinner and entertainment. Followed by DJ Gerard Dillion

from 7pm
from £39.95pp

Wonder Windows Trail

City Centre

22nd Dec - 23rd Dec

Wonder Windows will capture the magic of Christmas by lighting up some of Derry’s most prominent shop fronts with performances led by local theatre company In Your Space Circus

5.30-7.30pm
free

Ard Ri Band's Ten Years Bash

Sandinos

23rd Dec

...

9pm
£6.86

jika jika presents denis sulta

Sugar Niteclub

23rd Dec

...

9pm

BEKUZ | MISTLETOE & GRIME

The Cellar

23rd Dec

...

10pm
*SOLD OUT*

Raw Presents..Touts Big Fat Christmas Show pt2

Nerve Centre

23rd Dec

...

8pm

Ard Ri Band's Ten Years Bash

Sandinos

23rd Dec

...

9pm
£6.86

Christmas Eve Sing-a-long

Bennigans

24th Dec

...

5pm
free

Q&D: Boxing Night with Folamour

Sandinos

26th Dec

...

10pm-2am
£10 - CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED ON THE DOOR

Jika Jika presents Ben Klock & Jay Clarke

Sugar Niteclub

26th Dec

...

9pm-2am

Last Christmas 80s Disco

Sandinos Back Bar

26th Dec

With DJ Gerard C

9pm
£5

COMA Presents.: Harvey McKay + Support

Nerve Centre

26th Dec

...

9.30pm
£10 / £12 / £15

DJs Distorted Perspectives

Bennigans Bar

26th Dec

...

9pm
£5

COMA Presents: Harvey McKay + Support

Nerve Centre

26th Dec

...

9.30pm
£10 / £12 / £15

Beatles Tribute Night

City Hotel

27th Dec

Tickets available from the City Hotel recpetion

10pm
£15

Willie Barrett’s – Gweedore Reunion 2017

Nerve Centre

27th Dec

Music, memories, grooves and nostalgia all under one roof!

8pm
£10

Cafe Roc Earth Reunion

Sugar Nite Club

28th Dec

3 Rooms with DJ Locky, DJ Simone and Special Guests

TBC
TBC

Lush! Classics Party 2017

Nerve Centre

28th Dec

...

10pm
£20

This Is Not A Reunion: Young Marco & New Jackson

FIFTY SEVEN Waterloo

28th Dec

...

10pm

Robbie Williams & George Michael Tribute Show

Everglades Hotel

28th Dec

...

8pm
£16

Slow Place Like Home

Bennigans Bar

29th Dec

with support from 'Foreign Owl'. BBC's Stephen McCauley DJ & MC on the night.

10pm
£5

All I want for Xmas is 80s

Sandinos Venue

29th Dec

...

10pm
£5

Exodus Christmas Ball

Everglades Hotel

30th Dec

An alcohol free evening for young adults, perfect for meeting up for the 'christmas night out' and meeting new friends. Band: The Resolution. Dress code: Formal

7.30pm
£25 / £30

New Years Eve Gala Ball

The Belfray

31st Dec

Enjoy a 4 course dinner and entertainment. Followed by DJ Gerard Dillion

from 7pm
from £39.95pp

New Year's Eve Dinner with Live Entertainment & DJ

DaVinci's Hotel

31st Dec

Includes 4 course festive meal. Booking is essential & deposit required to secure the booking. To book call 028 7127 9111 or email events@davincishotel.com

7pm-1am
£45pp

80 v 90 Rave Edition

Nerve Centre

31st Dec

With Gerard C

Doors 8.30pm
from £10

New Year's Eve Ball

City Hotel

31st Dec

With a drinks reception followed by a sumptuous 6 course banquet in the plush surrounds of the Corinthian Ballroom. Live music from Mindbenders.

7pm-1am
£49.95 pp

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