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Northern Ireland to take part in #OperaPassionDay

Join Northern Ireland Opera on the day, from 4:00 to 4:30pm, for a glimpse into rehearsals of our upcoming production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte, live from the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Presented by Marie-Louise Muir (The Arts Show, BBC Northern Ireland), this live stream will feature short performances and extracts from rehearsals, alongside interviews with the Cast […]

Derry Youth Choir to perform alongside world-famous choir, Tenebrae

Codetta Girls’ Choir have been given the amazing opportunity to perform alongside world-famous and award-winning vocal ensemble, Tenebrae, at this year’s City of Derry International Choir Festival in St. Columb’s Hall on Friday 27 October. The concert is part of Tenebrae’s 15th anniversary tour of Joby Talbot’s ground-breaking work, Path of Miracles, and also includes the Northern […]

Jason Manford Brings ‘Muddle Class’ to Derry~Londonderry

The Millennium Forum has just announced that hugely popular comedian Jason Manford will perform for one night only 21st September 2018.  Tickets go on sale at 10am on Monday 16th October and are priced £31.00. Jason Manford’s “Muddle Class” Irish tour for Sept 2018 will see him travel to many corners of the country delighting […]

Jam-packed schedule of events planned for 5th City of Derry International Choir Festival, 25-29 October

The City of Derry International Choir Festival has launched the full programme of events for its fifth edition, due to take place from 25-29 October. The city will welcome over 50 choirs to take part in concerts, competitions, workshops and community performances across the 5-day festival, with singers traveling from Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, […]

Visit Derry – Marketing Activity Update: August – September 2017

Fam Trips Over the last few months we welcomed 113 media/travel trade into the city! Since our last update on 9 August we welcomed the following representatives to Derry: 21-22 August – 12 representatives from Ireland Specialists 31 August – 2 representatives from Swedish news outlet, Svenska Dagbladet 8 September – 2 representatives from Tourism Northern Ireland […]

Let’s go down the pub deluxe: The Bar at Da Vinci’s Hotel signal the rise of the posh pub

The latest iteration of the traditional pub – let’s call it the ‘pub deluxe’ – takes off from where ‘90’s gastropubs and hipster craft beers left offer, and is edging its way into the luxury sector. Leading the charge is The Garvan O’Doherty Group, with the refit of the bar at Da Vinci’s Hotel which […]