What's On

The Week Ahead

What's happening in Derry over the next 7 days!

We'll keep you up-to-date with everything that's happening with the City's most in-depth What's On Guide - FACT!

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Aikido

Echo Echo Studios

Wed Weekly

With resident Aikido instructor Aureli Oslé (3rd Dan)

7.30-9pm
£5

Play Percussion

Echo Echo Studios

18th Sep - 27th Nov

Adult African drumming classes with Ronan McKee

7.30-9pm
£50 for 10weeks

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

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

Echo Echo Kids Classes

Echo Echo Studios

Tue, Sat Weekly

Dance and movement classes for children aged 4-6 and 7-11 years. Saturdays 10.30am-12noon; Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.30pm

Varied
£6

Echo Echo Adult Classes

Echo Echo Studios

Tue Weekly

...

7.30-9pm
£6/class

Parent and Toddler classes

Echo Echo Studios

7th Oct - 2nd Dec

The 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

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

Adult Ballet Class

Fireworks DDTA, Pennyburn Ind Est

Tue Weekly

with Yoga every last Tuesday of the month

6.30-7.30pm
£5

Preparatory Ballet Class

Fireworks DDTA, Pennyburn Ind Est

Fri Weekly

For kids aged 3-5

4-5pm
£5

Retro Disco

Fifty Seven Waterloo

Fri Weekly

With Jim Healy. 80s V 90s

10pm
Free before 11pm, £2 after

Thank Granny It's Friday

Granny Annies (Upstairs)

Fri Weekly

Resident and Special Guest DJ's every week. Over 21's

10.30pm
free

Club Nights

The Metro

Fri Weekly

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

10pm
free

Phuket Fridays

The Diplomat

Fri Weekly

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

from 10pm
free

57 Saturday's

57 Waterloo

Sat Weekly

Over 23's Disco

10pm

Rooms of Sound

The Metro

Sat Weekly

Upstairs - DJ Cush/ Downstairs - DJ Smitty

10pm
free

Santa Claus at Foyleside

Foyleside Shopping Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Little Legends Club

Easons Foyleside

Sat Weekly

...

11am
Free

Santa Claus at Richmond

Richmond Centre

11th Nov - 24th Dec

Meet the big throughout the festive season

Centre Hours
Varied

Small Paul v Yer Man

Quays Bar

Sat Weekly

Ultimate Retro Night

from 10pm
Free

DJ on Rotation

Granny Annies (Upstairs)

Sat Weekly

...

from 10.30pm
free

Silver Saturday's

Silver Street

Sat Weekly

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

10pm
free

Noella Hutton

The Sandwich Company (Diamond)

Sat Weekly

...

12.30-2.30pm
free

Saturday Nights

Envy

Sat Weekly

With DJ Carl - all drinks £2 until 10pm

10pm-2.30am
free

Fitness 101

Prehen Lifestyle Centre

Mon Weekly

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

Mon Weekly

...

9.30pm
free

Monday Night Quiz

Rocking Chair

Mon Weekly

General knowledge, music, picture round.

10.30pm-1am
free

Tony's table quiz

Pheonix Bar

Mon Weekly

With prizes for the winning team.

free

Gay McIntryre & John Trotter

Rocking Chair Lounge

Tue Weekly

...

10.30pm-1am
free

The Revival Open Mic

Sandinos

Tue Weekly

Hosted by Jack Craig

10pm
free

Karaoke Tuesday

Granny Annies

Tue Weekly

Come and sing your heart out and be in with a chance to WIN a £20 bar tab

10.30pm
free

trad Tuesdays

The Diplomat

Tue Weekly

...

9.30pm
free

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

Quiz Night

The Grand Central

Tue Weekly

...

10pm
free

Game Night

Guildhall Taphouse

Tue Weekly

Brand new games night, loads of retro games, tunes & promos

from 9pm
Free

Trad Sessions

Guildhall Taphouse

Wed Weekly

...

9.30pm
free

Cheryl Ann

The Dungloe

Wed Weekly

...

10.30pm-12.30am
free

Karaoke Night

Envy Nightclub

Wed Weekly

...

10pm
Free

Quiz Night

The Anchor Bar

Wed Weekly

...

10pm
free

Bennigans Film Club:

Bennigans Bar

Wed Weekly

...

10pm
free

Open Mic Night

Jacks Bar

Wed Weekly

Hosted by Jack Craig

10pm
Free

A MIRACLE IN DONEGAL

Millennium Forum

15th Nov - 18th Nov

In the sleepy Donegal village of Burnfoot, near Derry, 16 year old schoolgirl Katie McDaid claims to be experiencing visions of the Blessed Virgin at the historic Grianan of Aileach celtic fort on the hill behind Burt Chapel.

8pm
£13/£18

The Residency

The Grand Central (Upstairs)

Wed Weekly

...

9.30pm
free

Rooms of Sound

The Metro

Thu Weekly

DJ Cory Colhoun (Upstairs) DJ Smitty (Downstairs)

10pm
free

#Throwback thursdays

Guildhall Taphouse

Thu Weekly

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

live music

Quays Bar

Fri Weekly

music with Una McGill followed by DJ Frisco till late

from 8pm
free

WICCA by Junebug

Echo Echo Studios

17th Nov - 18th Nov

Swiss-based company return to Echo Echo Festival after presenting work as part of the 2015 Open Call programme.

Fri 8pm; Sat 7pm
£8/£10

An Evening with Bette Midler

The Playhouse

17th Nov - 18th Nov

Featuring Orla Mullan as Bette

8pm
£10

Light in Motion Awards – International Short Film Programme One

NERVE CENTRE

18th Nov

The first programme for the Light in Motion International Short Film awards

Noon
£3

Withnail and I - Special 30th Anniversary Screening

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

18th Nov

Two out-of-work actors - the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub

8pm
£5

Kenny Crawford

DaVinci's

18th Nov

...

10pm
free

Julien Jazz

Bennigans Bar

18th Nov

...

10.30pm
free

Live Music

Tracys Bar

18th Nov

...

11pm-1am
Free

pól óg

Gainsborough Bar

18th Nov

Irish folk night

10.30pm
free

Gay McIntyre

Bennigans

Sat Weekly

with the John Leighton Trio

5-7pm
£5

Cornerstones 21st Birthday

Beech Hill Country House

18th Nov

black tie celebration, that includes a 2 course dinner, awards ceremony, photo booth and live music.

9PM
£20/£30

Live Music

The Oakgrove Bar

18th Nov

...

10pm
free

Live Music

The Cosh

18th Nov

Noel Barr 8pm, The Stringfellas 10.30pm

from 10.30pm
free

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

NERVE CENTRE

18th Nov

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest

11am
£2

Walk With Me (NI Premiere)

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

18th Nov

Walk With Me is a documentary that peers behind the mysterious curtain of a mindfulness-practicing monastery in rural France

Noon
£5

Live Music

Everglades Hotel

18th Nov

...

from 1.30pm
Free

DJ

Sandinos Bar

18th Nov

...

10pm
Free

Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, The Colours of Life

NERVE CENTRE

18th Nov

Cert TBC. Rarely do such esteemed filmmakers such as Wim Wenders, Bernardo Bertolucci, Ken Loach, Mira Nair and Woody Allen agree so strongly on something

2pm
£3

Live Music

Derry City Social Club

18th Nov

...

10.30pm
Free

Velvet Alibi - Festival Closing Concert

Echo Echo

18th Nov

...

10.30pm
£8.80

Light in Motion Awards – International Short Film Programme Two

NERVE CENTRE

18th Nov

The second programme for the Light in Motion International Short Film awards

2pm
£3

Hotel Salvation

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

18th Nov

Faced with his father's untimely and bizarre demand to go and die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain Salvation, a son is left with no choice but to embark on this journey

4pm
£5

Family Day: Toy Story 3

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

18th Nov

Andy is heading off to college, and his toys, including Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz (Tim Allen), are worried about their uncertain future

2pm
£5

Symposium - ‘Ends or means? - Instrumentalism in arts policy and practice’

Echo Echo Studios

18th Nov

...

2-5pm
free

Light in Motion Awards – Irish Short Film Programme One

NERVE CENTRE

18th Nov

The first programme for the Light in Motion Irish short film awards

4pm
£3

NI Record Fair

Millennium Forum

18th Nov

Thousands of records and CDs for sale

10am-4pm
free

Rosborough

The Nerve Centre

18th Nov

Rosborough returns for his first solo Nerve Centre gig after signing with Ignition Records earlier this year.

8-10pm
£10

Live Music

The Anchor

18th Nov

...

10.30pm
Free

Live Music

The Gweedore

18th Nov

...

from 8pm
free

Venice

Rocking Chair Bar

18th Nov

...

11pm
free

Loose Change

Jacks Bar

18th Nov

...

10pm
free

Diplo Saturdays

The Diplomat

18th Nov

...

from 8pm
free

Live Music

The Grand Central Bar

18th Nov

...

11pm
free

Live Music

The Bentley

18th Nov

The Cassettes 7.30pm, Main Street 10.30pm, followed by DJ John Henderson

from 7.30pm
free

The Dance Factory

Sandinos Venue

18th Nov

...

10pm
£5

Live Music

Quays Bar

18th Nov

followed by DJ Small Paul & Yer Man

from 8pm
free

live music

White Horse Hotel

18th Nov

...

10pm
Free

Christmas Craft Fair

St.Brigid's College, Assembly Hall

18th Nov

Plus entertainment for the kids

11am-2pm
Adults £1.50/ Kids Free

Live Music

Blackbird

18th Nov

...

from 3.30pm
free

Just Adam Band

Granny Annies

18th Nov

followed by DJ Derek

from 9.30pm
free

Velvet Alibi - Festival Closing Concert

Echo Echo Studios

18th Nov

...

10.30pm
£8

Mindbenders

The Dungloe

18th Nov

...

10pm
Free

Club Nights

Guildhall Taphouse

18th Nov

...

from 10.30pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

19th Nov

...

from 3.30pm
free

Remembering Sam Shepard: Days of Heaven

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Cert PG. Foyle Film Festival will pay tribute to the late Sam Shepard whose untimely death in late July caused great sadness in the worlds of theatre and cinema

2pm
£4

Horizon

Rocking Chair Bar

19th Nov

...

10pm
free

Tomorrow

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Cert U. Filmmakers Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion travel worldwide to investigate concrete solutions to environmental and social challenges

3.45pm
£3

Live Music

Guildhall Taphouse

19th Nov

...

10pm
free

Free Lunch Society

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pie in the sky notion

6pm
£4

Live Music

Quays Bar

19th Nov

...

From 3.30pm
free

Live Music

Granny Annies

19th Nov

...

11pm
free

Kevin Brown

Jacks Bar

19th Nov

...

10pm
free

Ones to Watch: It Follows

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Cert 15. It doesn't think. It doesn't feel. It doesn't give up….

7pm
£2

Chicken Run

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

The hilarious story of four talking chickens who hatch a plot to escape from a Yorkshire egg farm

11am
£2

Live Music

Derry City Social Club

19th Nov

...

6.30pm
free

Bennigans Jazz Club: John Leighton Trio

Bennigans

19th Nov

...

5.30pm
£5

Live Music

Cosh Bar

19th Nov

...

7-9pm
free

Sleepless in Seattle

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Cert PG. After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah. Complimentary coffee & croissants

11am
£3

A Journey Through French Cinema

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

19th Nov

Bertrand Tavernier writes and directs this documentary profiling some of the most influential figures in the history of French cinema spanning 40 years up to the late 1970s

4pm
£5

Bennigans Film Club:

Bennigans Bar

19th Nov

...

10pm
free

We Love House Sundays

The Diplomat

19th Nov

...

from 8pm
free

Live Music

The Gweedore

19th Nov

...

from 7pm
free

The Puzzles

DaVinci's

19th Nov

...

10pm
Free

Auteur Origins: Hard Eight & Punch Drunk Love - Double Bill

Bennigans Bar

19th Nov

The first in a new series titled Auteur Origins, enjoy witnessing the journey of master directors from their early work to their masterpieces within the casual atmosphere of Bennigan’s Bar

from 7.30pm
free

Inhale

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

A film exploring the infinite momentum of life via an energy never destroyed, only transformed.

8.15pm
free

The Crying Game

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

19th Nov

(With Special introduction by Stephen Rea) Cert 18. An unlikely friendship develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap by Jude, another IRA member

8.30pm
£5

Live Music

The Grand Central

19th Nov

...

from 8pm
free

Live Music

The Bentley Bar

19th Nov

...

from 6pm
free

The Cinema Travellers

NERVE CENTRE

19th Nov

Cert U. The traveling cinema lorries of India bring the joy of movies to rural villages

2pm
£3

Live Music

The Metro

20th Nov

Followed by DJ Denis Frisco

11pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

20th Nov

...

10pm
free

Paul Brady

Millennium Forum

20th Nov

...

8pm
£36

Revolt (NI Premiere)

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

20th Nov

Cert 15. In the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive a deadly alien onslaught.

9.30pm
£5

Live Music

The Dungloe

20th Nov

...

10pm
free

Starfish

Nerve Centre

20th Nov

Cert 15. A couple's love is tested to its limit after their perfect life falls apart in a single moment

8pm
£3

Open Mic Night

Bennigans

20th Nov

With Declan Bradley

10pm
Free

Live Music

Guildhall Taphouse

20th Nov

...

10pm
free

Brief Encounter

NERVE CENTRE

20th Nov

Cert PG. At a railway station café, housewife Laura Jesson meets doctor Alec Harvey. Both are already married, but following their chance meeting they gradually fall in love

1pm
£1

The Monday Club:

Granny Annies

20th Nov

...

10pm
free

Our Krypton Son - Festival Club Sessions

NERVE CENTRE

20th Nov

Our Krypton Son returned in 2017 with sophomore album 'Fleas And Diamonds' which has subsequently been shortlisted for the coveted NI Music Prize 2017

8pm
free

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

20th Nov

Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Bell and the eccentric Bening in 1978 Liverpool

7pm
£5

Live Music

The Metro

21st Nov

followed DJ Smitty

10pm
free

live music

The Bentley

21st Nov

followed by live DJ

from 9.30pm
free

Casablanca

NERVE CENTRE

21st Nov

Originally intended as a WW2 propaganda film, it remains a wonderful blend of bittersweet romance, wisecracking comedy and wartime intrigue

1pm
£1

Marie Curie: The Act of Courage (NI Premiere)

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

21st Nov

A wife. A mother. A physicist and chemist. She is Marie Curie, and this is her incredibly life story

7pm
£5

Live Music

Quays Bar

21st Nov

...

10pm
free

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Waterside Theatre

21st Nov

...

7pm
From £6.50

Live Music

Quays Bar

22nd Nov

...

10.30pm
free

Club Night

Bentley Bar

22nd Nov

...

10.30pm
free

live music

The Metro

22nd Nov

...

10pm
free

Felix & Yvonne

Rocking Chair Lounge

22nd Nov

...

10.30pm-1am
free

The Mid week Summer Party

Sugar Nite Club

22nd Nov

Drinks promos and great music with DJ Ronan

10.45pm
£5/£3

Nuke it from Orbit - Comedy Panel Show

Nerve Centre

22nd Nov

brand new comedy panel show about all things nerdy; Marvel to DC, Star Wars to Star Trek, various Games about various Thrones.

8.30pm
£5

Live Music

Granny Annies

22nd Nov

...

11pm
free

Joe's Rabble Rousers

Sandinos Main Bar

22nd Nov

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

10pm
free

El Galacticos

The Playhouse

22nd Nov - 23rd Nov

As their way of celebrating 25 years performing drama; Lilliput have formed a collection of their favourite pieces over the years.

7pm
£7

Acoustic Sessions

Silver Street

22nd Nov

With Fabienne McCormick and Alban Norby

from 9.45pm
Free

Karaoke & Disco

The Diplomat

22nd Nov

Prizes will be WON on the night,

10.30pm
free

Live Music

Blackbird

22nd Nov

...

10.30pm
free

Circuit City

Prehen Lifestyle Centre

22nd Nov

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

Hip Hop Thursday

The Diplomat

23rd Nov

With DJ Kev

from 10pm
free

Bennigans Barcade

Bennigans

23rd Nov

Cash Prizes and BBQ

10pm
free

Club Nights with DJ Jazzy M

The Bentley

23rd Nov

...

10pm
free

live music

Rocking Chair Bar

23rd Nov

Karaoke in the Lounge, Trad Sessions in the bar

10pm
Free

Dusty Grooves

Sandinos Main Bar

23rd Nov

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

10.30pm
free

Beginner Jive & Social Dancing Classes

City of Derry Rugby Club

23rd Nov

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

Live Music

Granny Annies

23rd Nov

...

11pm
Free

Live Music

The Gweedore

23rd Nov

...

10.30pm
free

Karaoke with Joe Mac

The Oakgrove Bar

23rd Nov

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

10pm
Free

Live Music

Blackbird

23rd Nov

...

from 8.30pm
free

Bad Day For The Cut

Foyle Film Festival

23rd Nov

...

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Guildhall Square & Waterloo Place

23rd Nov

With walkabout street characters, live festive music by Sensation in Guildhall Square and Superstition in Waterloo Place and real reindeers in the Peace Garden from 5pm - 8 pm.

6-8pm
free

COSI FAN TUTTE

Millennium Forum

23rd Nov

What seems a harmless dressing up game ends up driving two young couples to question all they thought about love, truth and marriage.

8pm
£19.50/£32.50

Acoustic Sessions

Silver Street

23rd Nov

With Caolan and Dennis McLaughlin

from 9.45pm
free

Club NIghts

Grand Central

23rd Nov

...

10pm
free

Live Music

The Dungloe

23rd Nov

...

10pm
Free

Live Music

Jacks Bar

23rd Nov

...

10pm
free

Christmas Lights Switch On

Guildhall Square

23rd Nov

With real reindeers in the Peace Garden from 5pm - 8pm. walkabout street characters, live festive music by Sensation in Guildhall Square and Superstition in Waterloo Place

from 5pm
Free

Kevin McAleer- Saying Yes to Yes

The Playhouse

24th Nov

The Big Tickle Comedy Festival and Peter E Davidson Present a series of comedy delights over two nights at The Playhouse

8pm
£15

Paul Currie- Ffffffmilk

The Playhouse

24th Nov

The Big Tickle Comedy Festival and Peter E Davidson Present a series of comedy delights over two nights at The Playhouse...

10pm
£6

Showstoppers

Millennium Forum

24th Nov

The Britannia Concert Band and Londonderry Musical Society once again combine forces to present their 29th season of Showstoppers.

8pm
£16

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