Oíche Chultúir, or Culture Night, takes place on Friday, September 23 and is a day of free entertainment and culture throughout Ireland.
There are events on in every corner of the city and there is sure to be something for everyone. To see the full programme of events, visit culturenight.ie/events.
'On the Ninth Wave’ The Carnival Workshop, Rath Mor, Creggan from 4pm-5pm. 'Ever wondered where and how our carnival magic happens? North West Carnival Initiative invite you to come along and see this year’s Halloween parade preparations, chat to staff and volunteers and find out more about the carnival and maybe get involved - there’s a carnival role for everyone!
We would love to see you, the kettle’s on - drop by anytime'
Perma - Culture Night in the Playhouse. Join The Playhouse’s Artitude: Climate, Culture & Circularity project for ‘Perma-Culture Night’, a fun evening of free climate-themed arts & growing workshops. 'You can find us outside Walled City Gifts & Coffee from 5 pm to 7 pm as we take over Artillery Street with plant-potting workshops, permaculture-themed events and eco-friendly, recycled arts activities for the whole family to enjoy! Come along to hear all about The Playhouse’s new community garden which is opening next Spring, meet permaculture design expert Joanne Butler of OURganic Gardens, and make art for your garden with Anna Barclay of Eco-Art on Butcher Street.'
Sea Shanty Sing-Along. The Piazza, Ground Floor, The Playhouse, Artillery Street, Derry. Victoria Geelan and Music Kin present: An intergenerational and inclusive singing session, specifically designed for families with children aged 3-5 years, but all are welcome. Join vocalist and music-outreach facilitator, Victoria Geelan, and Joleen McLaughlin, harpist with The Henry Girls for a short, interactive musical performance. Duration 20 mins. Every hour at :00, :20 and :40 past the hour.
Guns of the Siege - Characters & Canon Firing Demos. Siege Museum & Society Street. Museum Access 5pm - 8pm. Demonstration & canon firing 5.30pm, 6.30pm, & 7.30pm Free admission to The Siege Museum with live on street performance and demonstrations. Learn about 17th century cannon and musket firing, engage with the period dressed soldiers and ladies of the siege in a captivating, interactive and educational evening.