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Aikido

Echo Echo Studios

Wed Weekly

With resident Aikido instructor Aureli Oslé (3rd Dan)

7.30-9pm
£5

Body Wisdom

Echo Echo Studios

Fri Weekly

Weekly classes for older people with Steve Batts and Kelly Quigley. Experienced 1-3pm; Newcomers 4-6pm

from 1pm
£5

Yoga - Asana Pranayama Relaxation

Echo Echo Studios

Thu Weekly

Beginners welcome to this new weekly lunchtime yoga session with Marta Knapik-Konopka

12.30pm-1.30pm
£5/class

Water's Edge by Kate Wilson

Echo Echo Studios

6th Nov - 22nd Dec

...

free

Santa Claus at Richmond

Richmond Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Santa Claus at Foyleside

Foyleside Shopping Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Film Makers Exhibition

Nerve Visual Gallery

14th Nov - 14th Jan

The exhibition invites insights into past and present production methods and demonstrates the liberating force of new ideas and impulses that can emerge from the archives

Tues - Sat, 11am - 5pm & Sun, 12 - 6pm
Free

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

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

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

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

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

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

FORBIDDEN NIGHTS

Millennium Forum

13th Dec

Routines include aerial chains, fire acts, acrobatics and worldrenowned circus performers

8pm
£21.00 - £24.50

Circuit City

Prehen Lifestyle Centre

13th Dec

Session 1: 6.30 - 7 / Session 2: 7:15 - 7:45. Cost: First Time - Free. 2 sessions for the price of 1 - £3

6.20pm
Free / £3

Open Mic Night

Jacks Bar

13th Dec

Hosted by Jack Craig

10pm
Free

Joe's Rabble Rousers

Sandinos Main Bar

13th Dec

A nice mix of Blues/Jazz/Folk and Traditional tunes from 'The Boss' Joe Mulheron

10pm
free

Bennigans Film Club:

Bennigans Bar

13th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

Granny Annies

13th Dec

...

11pm
free

Trad Sessions

Guildhall Taphouse

13th Dec

...

9.30pm
free

live music

The Metro

13th Dec

...

10pm
free

Karaoke & Disco

The Diplomat

13th Dec

Prizes will be WON on the night,

10.30pm
free

Felix & Yvonne

Rocking Chair Lounge

13th Dec

...

10.30pm-1am
free

Acoustic Sessions

Silver Street

13th Dec

With Fabienne McCormick and Alban Norby

from 9.45pm
Free

Live Music

Quays Bar

13th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

Quiz Night

The Anchor Bar

13th Dec

...

10pm
free

Bennigans Charity Concert

Bennigans

13th Dec

...

8-11pm

Quiz Night

The Argyle

13th Dec

Spot prizes throughout the night and a case of beer for Phil's Big Quiz winners

10pm
free

Karaoke Night

Envy Nightclub

13th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Lets Get Quizzical

Bennigans Bar

13th Dec

...

11pm
Free

Elf

Sandwich Co, Diamond.

13th Dec

Coffee, pastries and sandwiches all available.

7-9pm
£3

Club Night

Bentley Bar

13th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

13th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

Cheryl Ann

The Dungloe

13th Dec

...

10.30pm-12.30am
free

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

Hip Hop Thursday

The Diplomat

14th Dec

With DJ Kev

from 10pm
free

Beginner Jive & Social Dancing Classes

City of Derry Rugby Club

14th Dec

All classes run in rolling blocks of five weeks. No partner required for the Jive class. Social Dance class requires a partner. Contact Davy 07722913083.

from 7pm

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

Dusty Grooves

Sandinos Main Bar

14th Dec

Every Thursday Night :Dusty Grooves ,playing,Soul/Funk and Disco

10.30pm
free

Live Music

The Gweedore

14th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

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

Nathan Carter

Millennium Forum

14th Dec

...

8pm
£27.50

Karaoke with Joe Mac

The Oakgrove Bar

14th Dec

Drinks Promotions, Great singing, Great Craic and Play Your Cards Right with Cash Prizes!

10pm
Free

National Theatre Live presents Young Marx

The Playhouse

14th Dec

Rory Kinnear (Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

7pm
£11

Club NIghts

Grand Central

14th Dec

...

10pm
free

Country Night

Happy Landing, Eglinton

14th Dec

With Richie Remo and more

from 9pm
£5

Live Music

The Dungloe

14th Dec

...

10pm
Free

open mic night with Kevin Brown

Jacks Bar

14th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

Granny Annies

14th Dec

...

11pm
Free

Bennigans Barcade

Bennigans

14th Dec

Cash Prizes and BBQ

10pm
free

A Celebration of life concert

The Guildhall

14th Dec

With the Pink Ladies Choir

7.30pm

Christmas Casino & Cocktails

14th Dec

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

7.30pm

live music

Rocking Chair Bar

14th Dec

Karaoke in the Lounge, Trad Sessions in the bar

10pm
Free

Rooms of Sound

The Metro

14th Dec

DJ Cory Colhoun (Upstairs) DJ Smitty (Downstairs)

10pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

14th Dec

...

from 8.30pm
free

Club Nights with DJ Jazzy M

The Bentley

14th Dec

...

10pm
free

Acoustic Sessions

Silver Street

14th Dec

With Caolan and Dennis McLaughlin

from 9.45pm
free

#Throwback thursdays

Guildhall Taphouse

14th Dec

A night of cheesy classics, retro funk, rn'b, hip hop, 80's, 90's and a wee bitta modern tunes to boot! 10% off all drinks for students

10pm
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

Live Music

Derry City Social Club

15th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

Live Music

Silver Street

15th Dec

...

10.30pm
Free

Live Music

Da Vinci's

15th Dec

...

10pm
free

Preparatory Ballet Class

Fireworks DDTA, Pennyburn Ind Est

15th Dec

For kids aged 3-5

4-5pm
£5

Gemma Bradley

Brickwork Lounge

15th Dec

...

10pm
free

live music

The Gweedore

15th Dec

...

11pm
free

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

Live Music

Jacks Bar

15th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Feel Good Friday

Envy Nightclub

15th Dec

With DJ Johnny O'Neill

10pm
Free

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Bennigans Bar

15th Dec

with John Leighton

10pm
Free

live music

Quays Bar

15th Dec

music with Una McGill followed by DJ Frisco till late

from 8pm
free

DJ

Sandinos Main Bar

15th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Conor McGinty

City Hotel

15th Dec

Cocktail & Canapé Evening

5.30-7.30pm
Free

live music

Whitehorse Hotel Lounge Bar

15th Dec

...

10pm
free

DJ Double C

Granny Annies (Upstairs)

15th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

Whole Lotta Voltage

Sandinos

15th Dec

...

9.30pm
£7

Live Music

Cosh Bar

15th Dec

...

8-10pm
free

Live music

The Bentley

15th Dec

...

from 8pm
free

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

DJ Darren

Granny Annies

15th Dec

80s & 90s

11pm
free

Live Music

The Guildhall Taphouse

15th Dec

...

from 6.30pm
free

Club Nights

The Metro

15th Dec

70's, 80's, 90's and 00's with Small Paul and Yer Man

10pm
free

Indie Rock Night

The Anchor

15th Dec

With the best mix-up of Indie & Rock music!

10.30pm-1am
free

Lavengro Single Launch Party

Ilico Fitness Studios

15th Dec

Come join Lavengro LIVE at Ilico Fitness Studios as they celebrate the release of their brand new single 'Think'!

7-10pm
free

Live Music

Rocking Chair Bar

15th Dec

...

11pm
free

Live Music

The Grand Central

15th Dec

...

11pm
free

Retro Disco

Fifty Seven Waterloo

15th Dec

With Jim Healy. 80s V 90s

10pm
Free before 11pm, £2 after

Phuket Fridays

The Diplomat

15th Dec

10pm- 1.45 am Dj Cory Colhoun (club) / DJ SHAY (Main Bar) 10pm-1.45am

from 10pm
free

Live Music

The Dungloe

15th Dec

...

from 10.30pm
Free

Live Music

Blackbird

15th Dec

...

from 3.30pm
free

NI OPERA PRESENTS: MIDNIGHT VANITIES

Nerve Centre

15th Dec

An evening with songs from the Jazz Era and The Three penny Opera.

8pm
£10

Noella Hutton

The Sandwich Company (Diamond)

16th Dec

...

12.30-2.30pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

16th Dec

...

from 3.30pm
free

Nothing is in the Right Place

Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

16th Dec

A work in progress performance by the Turkish Dance company Ciplak Ayaklar Kumpanyasi Performers: Asli Ozturk, Duygu Gungor, Melih Kirac, and Mihran Tomasyan.

7.30pm
Free

Live Music

DaVinci's

16th Dec

...

10pm
free

Wonder Windows Trail

City Centre

16th Dec - 17th 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

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

57 Saturday's

57 Waterloo

16th Dec

Over 23's Disco

10pm

Joe Cauley presents An Evening with Maureen Hegarty and Friends

The Playhouse

16th Dec

...

8pm
£8

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

Live Music

Granny Annies

16th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

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

Jika Jika presents OR:LA (All Night Long)

Sugar Nite Club

16th Dec

...

10pm-2am
from £9

House Party

River Inn

16th Dec

Over 21s

10pm
£5

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

Silver Saturday's

Silver Street

16th Dec

With DJ B.M.C playing the best in commercial music past, present and future. Over 23's

10pm
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

California Soul

Bennigans

16th Dec

...

10.30pm
free

The Barn presents Quadrant Park [Liverpool]

Sandinos Venue

16th Dec

...

10pm-2am
from £8

DJ on Rotation

Granny Annies (Upstairs)

16th Dec

...

from 10.30pm
free

Foyle Hospice Santa stroll

start off from Sainsbury

16th Dec

Santa suit included.

from 10am
£5

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

Xmas Jumper Night with The Soulseekers

70 Twenty Bar

16th Dec

...

10.30pm
Free

Miss Mary Jane with Caitlin Nash

Brickwork Lounge

16th Dec

...

10pm
Free

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

Live Music

Everglades Hotel

16th Dec

...

from 1.30pm
Free

Live Music

The Oakgrove Bar

16th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

Jacks Bar

16th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

The Bentley

16th Dec

followed by DJ John Henderson

from 7.30pm
free

DJ

The Grand Central Bar

16th Dec

...

11pm
free

Live Music

The Cosh

16th Dec

...

from 8pm
free

DJ

Guildhall Taphouse

16th Dec

...

from 10.30pm
free

Small Paul v Yer Man

Quays Bar

16th Dec

Ultimate Retro Night

from 10pm
Free

Live Music

Derry City Social Club

16th Dec

...

10.30pm
Free

Live Music

Tracys Bar

16th Dec

...

11pm-1am
Free

DJ

Sandinos Bar

16th Dec

...

10pm
Free

CARA DILLON

Millennium Forum

16th Dec

A night of Christmas songs in what will undoubtedly be a magical and memorable festive experience.

8pm
£23.50

Diplo Saturdays

The Diplomat

16th Dec

...

from 8pm
free

Gay McIntyre

Bennigans

16th Dec

with the John Leighton Trio

5-7pm
£5

Little Legends Club

Easons Foyleside

16th Dec

...

11am
Free

Rooms of Sound

The Metro

16th Dec

Upstairs - DJ Cush/ Downstairs - DJ Smitty

10pm
free

Saturday Nights

Envy

16th Dec

With DJ Carl - all drinks £2 until 10pm

10pm-2.30am
free

Live Music

Rocking Chair Bar

16th Dec

...

11pm
free

Live Music

The Dungloe

16th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Live Music

The Gweedore

16th Dec

...

from 8pm
free

THE TIME MACHINE

Spirit Bar, DaVinci's

16th Dec

Travel back in time to 1950's then boogie back to 2016 with a song for each year powered by your dancing!

10.30pm-1.30am
free

Live Music

Quays Bar

16th Dec

followed by DJ Small Paul & Yer Man

from 8pm
free

live music

White Horse Hotel

16th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Live Music

The Anchor

16th Dec

...

11pm - 1am.
Free

Bennigans Jazz Club: John Leighton Tro

Bennigans

17th Dec

...

5.30pm
£5

Sharon Graham

The Sandwich Company (The Diamond)

17th Dec

Live piano music every Saturday lunch time at the Sandwich Company in The Diamond from Sharon Graham

10.30am-12.30pm
free

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

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

Live Music

Blackbird

17th Dec

...

from 3.30pm
free

Live Music

The Gweedore

17th Dec

...

from 7pm
free

Live Music

DaVinci's

17th Dec

...

10pm
Free

Traditional Sessions

Sandinos

17th Dec

...

5pm-9pm
free

Robodisco #2 - Sundays - Stephen Porter (Jika Jika)

Diplomat

17th Dec

...

8pm-1am

Live Music

The Bentley Bar

17th Dec

...

from 6pm
free

Tara Gi

Brickwork Lounge

17th Dec

...

10pm
free

Work Hip Hop & RNB

Granny Annies (Upstairs)

17th Dec

With DJ Type One

10pm
free

Retro Sundays

The Metro

17th Dec

With Gerard C

10pm
free

Live Music

Quays Bar

17th Dec

...

From 3.30pm
free

Live Music

Rocking Chair Bar

17th Dec

...

10pm
free

I AM

St Columbs Hall

17th Dec

Tickets from at Veritas.

7pm
£10

DJ Scoop

Granny Annies

17th Dec

Chart

11pm
free

Live Music

Cosh Bar

17th Dec

...

7-9pm
free

Live Music

Jacks Bar

17th Dec

...

10pm
free

Bennigans Film Club:

Bennigans Bar

17th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

Guildhall Taphouse

17th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

The Grand Central

17th Dec

...

from 8pm
free

Nightheat

Silverstreet

17th Dec

12 Piece Live Band

9.30pm-Midnight
Free

Live Music

Derry City Social Club

17th Dec

...

6.30pm
free

The Craic's 90

Quays Bar

18th Dec

Student Monday's with DJ Cush. All drinks 90p, excluding pints

10pm
£3/£5

Live Music

The Metro

18th Dec

Followed by DJ Denis Frisco

11pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

18th Dec

...

10pm
free

Monday Night Quiz

Rocking Chair

18th Dec

General knowledge, music, picture round.

10.30pm-1am
free

Live Music

The Dungloe

18th Dec

...

10pm
free

Tony's table quiz

Pheonix Bar

18th Dec

With prizes for the winning team.

free

Charity Pub Quiz

The 7 Twenty

18th Dec

...

9pm
£1pp

Open Mic Night

Bennigans

18th Dec

Hosted by Luke McLaughlin

10pm
Free

The Monday Club:

Granny Annies

18th Dec

...

10pm
free

Live Music

Guildhall Taphouse

18th Dec

...

10pm
free

Fitness 101

Prehen Lifestyle Centre

18th Dec

Light activity session and education on how your body works and how to fuel it. Cost : First Session FREE then £3

6.30-7.30pm
Free / £3

Eric's Table Quiz

Sandinos

18th Dec

...

9.30pm
free

Musicians Staff Do Jam Session

Bennigans

19th Dec

...

10pm
free

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