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What's On: Halloween Festival 2019

26th October – 1st November

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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

Bay Road Bat Safari

Creggan Country Park

18th Oct

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

6-8pm
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)

Halloween Afternoon Tea

Everglades Hotel

25th Oct - 3rd Nov

Get into the ghostly spirit with a specially themed Halloween Afternoon Tea

2-5pm

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

Finding Wee Paddy

Nerve Centre

26th Oct

The incredible true story of one elderly Derrywoman's unwavering quest to locate and honour her uncle's long lost grave in Shanghai.

7.30pm
£5

Murder! at Beech Hill

Beech Hill Country House

26th Oct

spooky murder mystery night

from 7pm
£43.66

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

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 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

Dr. Jeckyll and Mr Hyde

Playhouse

26th Oct

...

8-10.30pm
£12/ £10

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

The Banshee Bash!

Bennigans Bar

26th Oct

Sister Ghost, Gender Chores, Bläkbyrd and more

9pm
£5/£6

HALLOWEEN WALKING TOURS OF DERRY CITY CEMETERY

Derry City Cemetary

26th Oct - 31st Oct

DAILY TOURS OF DERRY CITY CEMETERY STARTING AT THE CREGGAN- TOP GATE

1-2.30pm
£5.80

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

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

The Return of Saurus

Guildhall Square

26th Oct - 31st Oct

...

from 3pm
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

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

Murder! At Beech Hill

Beech Hill Country House

26th Oct

A 400 year old Manor House hides a lot of secrets... Join us for a spooky murder mystery night at Beech Hill Country House

7-10pm
£39.95

The Yellow Yard presents

Abbazappa Record Shop,

26th Oct

Miss Mary Jane and her Fabulous, Fiendish Friends

3-4pm
free

Hudson Taylor

The Guildhall

27th Oct

...

8-11pm
£18

Laser Tag Zombie Apocalypse Experience

Locknload

27th Oct - 31st Oct

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

from 6pm
£8

Samhain Sessions: In The Round

Guildhall

28th Oct

With Paul Casey, LORE, Tom Byrne with special guests Cry Monster Cry,

7.30pm
£10

The Gael Gore

Foyle Books

28th Oct - 30th Oct

This event lasts for 15 minutes

7-8.30pm
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

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

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

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

Society Street Indoor Market Halloween Music Events

Society Street Indoor Market

28th Oct - 30th Oct

...

6.30pm

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

Halloween Origins Tour

Foyle Street

28th Oct - 1st Nov

minibus/walking tour that explores a number of pre - historic sites and ancient habitats that can be linked with many of rituals and traditions that are the origins of the Celtic Festival of Halloween

9.30am-5.30pm
£54.49

Halloween Crafts

Derry Central Library

29th Oct

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

2-3pm
free

Samhain Sessions: Rúnda

Various

29th Oct

A night of intimate performances throughout some of Derry's hidden gems

7.30pm
£12

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

Nonna's Kids Halloween Pizza Making

Nonnas Pizza

29th Oct - 31st Oct

£10 includes a drink

8pm
£10 includes a drink

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

Samhain Sessions: Gothica Glam and the Wilting Bouquet

Guildhall

30th Oct

An evening of live music, local design and Junk Kouture fashion

7.30-10.30pm
From £7.36

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

Hallow's EVE WITH Marmawave!

Bennigans Bar

30th Oct

...

from 8pm

Game of Thrones Tour

leaving from Visit Derry

30th Oct

Game of Thrones Tours offer full day coach tours to GOT locations throughout Northern Ireland.

8am-6pm
£36 – £40

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

The Wood Burning Savages

Glassworks

31st Oct

...

9.30pm
£8

Jika Jika: Patrick Topping Presents TRICK

Ebrington Square

31st Oct

...

3-11pm
from £28

Gothic Organ Performance

Guildhall

31st Oct

Organist 'Stewart Smith' in the guise of Count Dracula will bring the Organ to life under the glow of Luke Jerrams Museum of the Moon. Recitals every 30mins

9-10.30pm
free

Bad Boat plus guests A Little Bitter and Tragedy Vampires

Sandinos

31st Oct

Veteran Belfast blues metal band Bad Boat will release their long overdue second album 'Drown The Phoenix'

9pm
£6

Osilate :|: Halloween Special

Sandinos

31st Oct

Line-up (Back to Back All Night) Jordan Villa, Sean Mc Laughlin, Steve Curley, Tyrell Osuere

9pm-2am
£10

Halloween Disco

City Hotel

31st Oct

Drinks promotions and spot prizes for best costumes.

10pm
free

Trance Wave - Halloween

Ebrington Square

1st Nov

JUDGE JULES, MATT DAREY, SCOTT BOND, LIAM MELLY, and special guest SCOT PROJECT

6-11pm
from £3.50

Homegrown Live at the Big Top

Ebrington Square

2nd Nov

With Goats Don't Shave. Paul Casey, Paddy Nash & The Happy Enchiladas, PORTS and ROE

6-11pm
£2.50/£3.50

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