Museum Loan Boxes Offer Glimpse Of Life During WWII :Derry-Strabane

07 May 2019 The museums and heritage service of Derry City and Strabane District Council are introducing an exciting and innovative service for local schools and groups to help recreate a sense of what life was really like for people living through the Second World War. As the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the […]

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Country Legend Nathan Carter To Headline ‘Strajamba 2019’

29 April 2019 Strabane will be buzzing with live music on Saturday 15th June 2019 as country legend Nathan Carter & his amazing band top the bill at this year’s ‘Strajamba’ Festival. ‘Strajamba’ is organised by the Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) and is aimed at improving Strabane as a thriving and vibrant town for […]

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One Month Until New Manchester Service Takes Flight

26 April 2019 The countdown is on…with just one month to go until Loganair’s first inaugural flight to Manchester scheduled to depart on May, 24th 2019. This is fantastic news for the North West as it provides direct connectivity to one of the main hubs in the North of England and creates opportunities for onward […]

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Launch Of The Alley Theatre’s Summer Programme 2019

18 April 2019 Residents across the Derry City and Strabane District Council area are being encouraged to check out the Alley Theatre’s latest Spring/Summer programme of events that has just been formally launched. Among the highlights of the season that takes place from May – September are top comedy drama with Nula & Noeleen in […]

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Castlederg Proves Perfect Host For NW Angling Fair

08 April 2019 A host of the UK and Ireland’s top fly-dressers, casters and anglers were in Castederg Castle at the weekend as hundreds of visitors attended the 2019 North West Angling Fair. Derry City and Strabane District Council hosted the two day event in Castlederg for the first time with demonstrations and tuition on […]

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Family-Friendly ‘Trad And Folk Session’ At the Alley Theatre,Strabane

25 March 2019 The Strabane Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann will be holding its monthly ‘Family Trad and Folk Session’ in the Café Area of the Alley Theatre between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday 30th March. This session is open to all families in the district and is a great chance for children and young […]

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Golfers Tee Up For Walled City of Derry & Strabane Pro Am Tournament

25 March 2019 Professional and amateur golfers are teeing up for the Walled City of Derry & Strabane Pro Am Tournament, which will take place on 24th and 25th August 2019. As one of the largest events in this year’s PGA calendar, the tournament hosts 52 teams and a total of 208 golfers. Sponsored by […]

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Draft Green Infrastructure Plan Consultation Launched At The Green Infrastructure & Climate Change Conference: Derry-Strabane

13 March 2019 Derry City & Strabane District Council and its Green Infrastructure (GI) Partners this week formally announced details of an ambitious and forward thinking Green Infrastructure Plan 2019 – 2032 for the City and District. The Plan and consultation was launched by the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John […]

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LegenDerry Food Experience Event Hosts Food Strategy Launch

28 February 2019 The Walled City Brewery’s “LegenDerry Food Experience” showcase event last night was the perfect setting for Derry City and Strabane District Council to announce details of its ambitious plans to build on the city and district’s unique food offering in order to position Derry~Londonderry as the number one food destination on the […]

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Fishing Enthusiasts To Get ‘Reeled In’ At NW Angling Fair 2019

25 February 2019 ‘Save the Dates’ as details of one of the top angling events in the North West have been announced today by Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr John Boyle. The North West Angling Fair 2019 will take place along the banks of the River Derg in the spectacular setting […]

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Plenty Of Family Fun On The Menu In Strabane This St. Patrick’s Day

20 February 2019 Strabane will come alive with the sound of music, song and dance this St Patrick’s Day with a full programme of carnival celebration for all the family. The St Patrick’s festivities will this year celebrate a multitude of cultures and traditions, with a packed line up of craft, animation and live trad […]

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£1m Funding For Businesses In Rural Derry & Strabane

15 February 2019 A £1m windfall for small rural businesses in the Derry and Strabane District Council area has today, Friday 15th February 2019, been announced by the Derry and Strabane Rural Partnership. This major boost to rural Small and Micro businesses is thanks to the latest and final funding call released by the Rural […]

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Applications Open For Youth 19 Arts Festival Funding: Derry-Strabane

15 February 2019 Young people aged 12-24 are being encouraged to avail of grant funding of up to £500 to host events in this summer’s Youth 19 Arts Festival. The festival is a new initiative in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area to bring different types of talent together into one big celebration […]

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Belfast City Airport Launches Visitor Attraction Competition

25 January 2019 George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Tourism NI and all eleven Councils in the province to launch the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – with £30,000 of free marketing support and brand visibility at the airport on offer to the winner. The competition is open to visitor […]

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Information Sessions For Community Tourism Providers: Derry-Strabane

18 January 2019 Information sessions for community-led tourism providers will be held in the Guildhall on Wednesday 23 January 2019 Two formal information sessions will take place in the Guildhall at 10.30am and 6pm on Wednesday 23 January. For tourism providers unable to attend the formal sessions, one-to-one informal sessions will also be provided on […]

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