Walled City Market gets into spirit of Hallowe’en

Boris the Voodoo Twin who promises a spooky  welcome for visitors to four magical days of spooky family fun at the Banks of the Foyle Hallowe'en Carnival 2011 in Derry. Europe's greatest Hallowe'en festival returns on October 28th with its biggest and best programme of family events yet, leading up to the spectacular carnival parade and fireworks display on October 31st. Look out for a special silver lining theme this year to celebrate 25 amazing years since the Carnival began as a community festival. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 4.10.11
Boris the Voodoo Twin who promises a spooky welcome for visitors to four magical days of spooky family fun at the Banks of the Foyle Hallowe'en Carnival 2011 in Derry. Europe's greatest Hallowe'en festival returns on October 28th with its biggest and best programme of family events yet, leading up to the spectacular carnival parade and fireworks display on October 31st. Look out for a special silver lining theme this year to celebrate 25 amazing years since the Carnival began as a community festival. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 4.10.11

Europe’s greatest Hallowe’en festival returns next weekend with its biggest and best programme of family events yet, leading up to the spectacular carnival parade and fireworks display on October 31.

Luxury food products and quality arts and crafts with a spooktacular Hallowe’en theme will be on sale at the annual Hallowe’en Walled City Market planned for the city centre on Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30.

Almost 30 stalls, each selling unique and top quality produce will be participating in the Market which takes place at Guildhall Square from 12 noon until 6pm on both days over the weekend.

Tony Monaghan from Derry City Council said while the market is a monthly event the Hallowe’en is extra special with all of the participating stall holders really pulling out all the stops when it comes to celebrating the spooky holiday.

“The Hallowe’en Walled City Market is really very special with many of the products on sale having a Hallowe’en theme.

“It’s the perfect opportunity for residents and visitors to the city to come along purchase some fantastic food items and unique crafts.

“Many of the stall holders get dressed up in Halloween costumes and many cook authentic Hallowe’en styled food items for you to sample, it really is an excellent event and well worth a visit,” he commented.

The Mayor, Alderman Maurice Devenney encouraged people to come along this Hallowe’en and avail of the opportunity to sample quality locally produced products,.He said the market was one of his favourite events of the Halloween festival.

“The Walled City Market is an excellent way of promoting local produce and making the public aware of the great talent we have out there in terms of food produce and craft making.

“The Hallowe’en Market promises to be a great success and I am really looking forward to it,” he said.

The Hallowe’en Walled City Market will be at Guildhall Square on Saturday 29 and Sunday October 30 from 12 noon to 6pm.