Trails & Community Events

City of Derry International Choral Festival
19 – 23 October 2016

FREE EVENTS!

TRAILS & COMMUNITY EVENTS

COMMUNITY CONCERTS
(FREE ENTRY)

The Gasyard Centre
Saturday 22 October, 13.00 – 14.00
This special event combining a choral concert and tea dance is delivered in partnership
with the team at the Gasyard Centre. Three choirs will perform at the event: local group Momentum, Millfield Camerata from England and Fauna from Norway. Includes complimentary refreshments.

“Songs in the Park” at St. Columb’s Park House
Sunday 23 October, 13.00 – 14.00
The Festival’s community programme will return to the tranquil setting of St. Columb’s Park House for a third year, with local choir Cantamus, the Kelly Family from Ashford and Poznań University of Technology Choir “Volantes Soni” from Poland. Lunch and refreshments available at the Café in the Park.

Studio 2, Skeoge
Sunday 23 October, 15.00 – 16.00
The Festival is making its first visit to the new Greater Shantallow Arts Centre, Studio 2, and is bringing with it an eclectic mix of choral talent, including local choir Doire Calgach, The Magnificent AK47 from England and Bogor Agricultural University Student Choir, Agria Swara from Indonesia.

SACRED TRAIL

Sunday 23rd October, churches throughout the city, 10.00 – 13.30

10.00 St. Columba’s Church, Longtower: Cantairí Avondale, Dublin
11.00 St. Columb’s Cathedra: Wellensian Consort, England
11.00 Christ Church: Codetta, Derry
11.00 St. Joseph’s Church, Galliagh: Hollybush Primary School, Derry
11.00 All Saints Clooney: Millfield Camerata, England
11.30 First Derry Presbyterian: Agria Swara, Indonesia
11.30 Kilfennan Presbyterian Church: Lynn Singers, Mullingar
12.00 Immaculate Conception Church, Trench Road: The Kelly Family, Ashford
12.30 St. Eugene’s Cathedral: Mornington Singers, Dublin

CHORAL TRAILS

Friday 21 – Sunday 23 October: The city will come alive with pop-up performances in various locations throughout the Choral Festival weekend.

Friday 21 October
09.30 – 09.50 Ardnashee School and College: Doire Calgach Singers, Derry
11.00 – 11.20 Greenfield Residential Home, Strabane: Volantes Soni, Poland
11.30 – 11.50 Waterside Library: U3A Singing for Fun, Derry
11.40 – 12.00 Strabane Day Centre: Volantes Soni, Poland
12.00 – 12.20 Glenview Community Centre: Crana College, Buncrana
12.30 – 12.50 ASDA, Strabane: Volantes Soni, Poland
12.40 – 13.00 Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin: Chamber Choir of Mannheim University of Music, Germany
13.00 – 13.20 Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin: Crana College, Buncrana
14.00 – 14.20 Foyle Fold: U3A Singing for Fun, Derry
14.00 – 14.20 Foyle Disability Day Centre: Chamber Choir of Mannheim University of Music, Germany
14.00 – 14.20 Central Library: Songs for the Soul, Derry
15.00 – 15.20 The Sandwich Co.: Erkel Ferenc Mixed Choir, Hungary
15.00 – 15.20 Foyleside Shopping Centre: Agria Swara, Indonesia
15.30 – 15.50 Foyleside Shopping Centre: Erkel Ferenc Mixed Choir, Hungary
16.30 – 16.50 City Hotel: Erkel Ferenc Mixed Choir, Hungary
16.50 – 17.10 City Hotel: Agria Swara, Indonesia
17.10 – 17.30 City Hotel: Encore Contemporary Choir, Derry
20.30 – 20.50 St. Joseph’s Parish Centre Bingo Hall, Galliagh: Momentum, Derry

Saturday 22 October
12.00 – 12.20 Bishop’s Gate Hotel: Fauna, Norway
12.30 – 12.50 Bishop’s Gate Hotel: Cantóirí, Dublin
12.30 – 12.50 The Sandwich Co.: Fauna, Norway
13.30 – 13.50 The Sandwich Co.: The Magnificent AK47
14.00 – 14.20 Maldron Hotel: The Magnificent AK47
14.30 – 14.50 Richmond Centre: Encore Contemporary Choir, Derry
15.00 – 15.20 Foyleside Shopping Centre: Encore Contemporary Choir, Derry
15.00 – 15.20 Abbey House: The Pink Ladies, Derry
15.30 – 15.50 Foyleside Shopping Centre: St. George’s Singers, Belfast
15.30 – 15.50 Richmond Centre: Millfield Camerata, England
16.00 – 16.20 Foyleside Shopping Centre: Doire Calgach Singers, Derry
16.00 – 16.20 Sainsbury’s: The Magnificent AK47, England
16.00 – 16.20 Central Library: St. George’s Singers, Belfast
17.00 – 17.20 Da Vinci’s Hotel: The Kelly Family, Ashford
18.00 – 18.30 City Hotel: The Magnificent AK47, England

Sunday 23 October
13.00 – 13.20 City Hotel: Gloria DLGC, Dublin
14.00 – 14.20 Foyleside Shopping Centre: The Magnificent AK47, England
14.00 – 14.30 Spruce House, Altnagelvin: Altnagelvin Hospital Choir, Derry
15.30 – 15.50 The Sandwich Co.: The Kelly Family, Ashford