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Spring Carnival 2022 Programme

Winter has faded into the light and we’re celebrating the arrival of Spring in all its colourful splendour with a magical programme of music, dance, food and folklore. Highlights include, About Us, our vibrant St Patrick’s Day ‘Rebirth & Renewal’ Carnival Parade, The ‘mythical enchanted garden’ and traditional Irish music and dance. www.derrystrabane.com/springcarnival

Winter has faded into the light and we’re celebrating the arrival of Spring in all its colourful splendour with a magical programme of music, dance, food and folklore.
Highlights include, About Us, our vibrant St Patrick’s Day ‘Rebirth & Renewal’ Carnival Parade, The
‘mythical enchanted garden’ and traditional Irish music and dance.

www.derrystrabane.com/springcarnival

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ST PATRICK’S DAY SPRING CARNIVAL DERRY <strong>2022</strong><br />

Thursday 17 March<br />

– WELCOME – FÁILTE – FAIR FAA YE –<br />

- WITAMY – BIENVENUE – WILLKOMMEN – BENVENUTO – BIENVENIDO –<br />

Welcome to<br />

<strong>Spring</strong> <strong>Carnival</strong> <strong>2022</strong><br />

Winter has faded into the light and<br />

we’re celebrating the arrival of<br />

<strong>Spring</strong> in all its colourful splendour<br />

with a magical programme of music,<br />

dance, food and folklore.<br />

Highlights include, About Us, our<br />

vibrant St Patrick’s Day ‘Rebirth<br />

& Renewal’ <strong>Carnival</strong> Parade, The<br />

‘mythical enchanted garden’ and<br />

traditional Irish music and dance.<br />

Visit Waterloo Place to start your<br />

<strong>Spring</strong> <strong>Carnival</strong> adventure<br />

from 1pm until 6pm .<br />

Rebirth and Renewal<br />

Formed from nine blossoms<br />

Nine buds of plant and tree<br />

A goddess of spring and dawn<br />

Heralds growth,<br />

rebirth and renewal<br />

And the darkness all but gone<br />

Boldeuwedd, Brigid,<br />

Sita and Rafu-Sen too<br />

All spring deities that<br />

bring life and renew<br />

Come rejoice and join the carnival<br />

And dance like daffodils in the sun<br />

Plant a seed<br />

for spring has surely sprung.<br />

whatsonderrystrabane @WhatsonDS whatsonderrystrabane<br />

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ST PATRICK’S DAY SPRING CARNIVAL DERRY <strong>2022</strong><br />

North West <strong>Carnival</strong> Initiative presents<br />

St Patrick’s Day<br />

SPRING<br />

CARNIVAL<br />

PARADE<br />

Great James Street<br />

William Street<br />

James Street<br />

Little<br />

End<br />

Strand Road<br />

Car Park<br />

Foyle Embankment<br />

Key to map<br />

Parade Start<br />

Parade<br />

Route<br />

Disability<br />

Viewing Area<br />

Parade<br />

Start<br />

Strand Road<br />

Rebirth & Renewal<br />

Thursday 17 March<br />

Departing Bishop Street 3pm<br />

Famed for their fantastical and<br />

flamboyant carnival parades,<br />

North West <strong>Carnival</strong> Initiative<br />

has stepped into <strong>Spring</strong> for<br />

this year’s <strong>Carnival</strong> parade<br />

in celebration of<br />

‘Rebirth & Renewal’<br />

The parade will be a rainbow of colour<br />

heralding brighter days ahead as we<br />

emerge from the darkness of winter.<br />

Mystical creatures will snake their way<br />

through the city’s streets, with youth<br />

culture taking pride of place, so expect<br />

to be delighted by a variety of dance<br />

moves from everything from ballet to<br />

hip hop.<br />

The North West <strong>Carnival</strong> Initiative<br />

works alongside Greater Shantallow<br />

Community Arts, In Your Space<br />

Circus, Bluebell Arts and Waterside<br />

Neighbourhood Partnership to engage<br />

over 500 participants from local<br />

schools, youth clubs, arts and cultural<br />

organisations to create this highlight<br />

event of the weekend.<br />

Rosville Street<br />

Fahan Street<br />

Start<br />

Bishop Street<br />

Car Park<br />

supported by<br />

Chamberlain Street<br />

Palace St<br />

Society St<br />

Bishop Street<br />

Waterloo Street<br />

Butchers St<br />

London St<br />

Magazine St<br />

Abercorn Rd<br />

North West <strong>Carnival</strong> Initiative<br />

is supported by<br />

Derry City and Strabane<br />

District Council &<br />

Arts Council of Northern Ireland<br />

Shipquay Street<br />

Ferryquay St<br />

Pump St<br />

Kennedy Pl<br />

Artillery St<br />

Hawkin St<br />

Bank Place<br />

Carlisle Rd<br />

Carlisle Rd<br />

Bridge St<br />

Foyle Street<br />

Orchard St<br />

John St<br />

Foyle Rd<br />

Water St<br />

Foyle St<br />

Craigavon Bridge<br />

Disabled<br />

Parking<br />

Peace Bridge<br />

Quiet Space,<br />

Guildhall<br />

Key Venues<br />

River Foyle<br />

Duke Street<br />

Spencer Road<br />

Bonds<br />

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ABOUT US<br />

is a spectacular free,<br />

open-air event celebrating<br />

our extraordinary<br />

connections to everything<br />

around us: past, present<br />

and future. This epic free show<br />

will be projected at night onto<br />

Guildhall Square & Waterloo Place<br />

transforming it into a vast canvas<br />

showcasing cutting-edge projection<br />

mapping, animation, music<br />

and poetry.<br />

By day, pop-up multimedia<br />

installations will be open from<br />

10am to 5pm sharing the boundless<br />

creativity of local children and young<br />

people with poems and Scratch<br />

animations created in schools’<br />

workshops in Derry-Londonderry,<br />

Strabane and the surrounding area.<br />

To find out more, visit:<br />

aboutus.earth<br />

ST PATRICK’S DAY SPRING CARNIVAL DERRY <strong>2022</strong><br />

ABOUT US<br />

15 - 21 March | Guildhall Square, | Derry<br />

Shows every evening 7:30pm to 10pm<br />

Daytime Installations<br />

between 10am and 5pm<br />

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whatsonderrystrabane.com<br />

#WhatsOnDS<br />

Highlight Events<br />

15th – 21st March<br />

About Us _______________<br />

17th March<br />

<strong>Spring</strong> <strong>Carnival</strong><br />

_______________<br />

2nd – 3rd April<br />

North West<br />

Angling Fair<br />

_______________<br />

22nd April – 22nd May<br />

Our Place in Space<br />

_______________<br />

25th - 29th April<br />

Learning Cities Lifelong<br />

Learning Festival<br />

_______________<br />

28th April – 2nd May<br />

City of Derry Jazz &<br />

Big Band Festival<br />

_______________<br />

15th May<br />

Strabane Lifford<br />

Half Marathon<br />

_______________<br />

20th – 24th July<br />

Foyle Maritime<br />

Festival _______________<br />

4th September<br />

Waterside Half<br />

Marathon _______________<br />

23rd September<br />

Culture Night<br />

_______________<br />

28th – 31st October<br />

Derry Halloween<br />

_______________<br />

Traditional<br />

Irish Music<br />

1pm – 6pm<br />

Waterloo Place.<br />

ST PATRICK’S DAY SPRING CARNIVAL DERRY <strong>2022</strong><br />

Derry is renowned for its music so come<br />

along and soak up some of the best<br />

local traditional Irish musicians to play<br />

in Waterloo Place alongside traditional<br />

Irish dancers.<br />

Sample some of our home grown Irish<br />

foods whilst enjoying the music.<br />

The Mythical Land<br />

of the Fairies &<br />

Little People<br />

1pm – 6pm<br />

Peace Garden.<br />

The Peace Garden will be transformed<br />

into the Colourful Land of the Little<br />

People where children can Make a Wish<br />

on the Fairy Tree and Dance will the<br />

Little People until their feet are sore!<br />

This magical fun filled day of family fun<br />

will see 10 choreographed showcase<br />

performances that will enthral audiences<br />

whilst themed character performers will<br />

engage the public throughout the day.<br />

Enjoy a pageant dance and drama<br />

performance of an enthralling Tail<br />

of Fairies and Mystical Irish Little<br />

Folk paying homage to their Ancient<br />

Magical King Brian who can grant them<br />

magic wishes if he so desires. Children<br />

and adults alike will be immersed in<br />

enchantment.<br />

For details on all upcoming events visit<br />

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ST PATRICK’S DAY SPRING CARNIVAL DERRY <strong>2022</strong><br />

Access and<br />

Inclusion<br />

Information<br />

DCSDC are committed to ensuring that civic<br />

events are as accessible and inclusive<br />

as possible.<br />

For this year’s <strong>Spring</strong> <strong>Carnival</strong>, we have available:<br />

Quiet Space<br />

The Guildhall | 1pm - 5pm<br />

Doire agus an Srath Bán<br />

Clár dhá sheachtain d’imeachtaí ag<br />

déanamh ceiliúradh ar an Ghaeilge<br />

A 2-week programme of events<br />

celebrating Irish Language<br />

1 – 17 Márta <strong>2022</strong><br />

1st – 17th March <strong>2022</strong><br />

Lúcháir Leabhar:<br />

World Book Day <strong>2022</strong><br />

Storytelling and Writing Workshop<br />

with Local Irish-Medium Schools<br />

3 Márta <strong>2022</strong><br />

Lá na bPobal Nua<br />

Day of New Communities<br />

3 Márta <strong>2022</strong> - 3.30pm trí Zoom<br />

Lá Idirnáisiúnta na mBan ‘Ag<br />

Déanamh Ceiliúradh ar Mhná<br />

agus an Ghaeilge: #BrisanNós’<br />

8 Márta <strong>2022</strong><br />

I rith an lae ar YouTube agus<br />

Facebook www.facebook.com<br />

/foramphobalnagaeilge<br />

Scéim an Fháinne<br />

Fáinne Scheme<br />

10:30am – 1:00pm 9 Márta <strong>2022</strong><br />

Tuilleadh eolais:<br />

gaeilge@derrystrabane.com<br />

Accessible Viewing Area<br />

Layby on Whittaker Street (across from the Guildhall)<br />

Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served<br />

basis, available only between 13.30pm – 4.30pm<br />

Accessible Parking,<br />

Limited spaces are available on Foyle Street Car park<br />

and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.<br />

Alternate parking is available in City Centre Car Parks.<br />

For more information contact:<br />

Caitriona Doherty 02871 253253<br />

This information is available upon request in a number of formats including<br />

large print, Braille, PDF, audio formats and minority languages.<br />

For further info please contact 02871 253 253. text phone 02871 376 646<br />

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derrystrabane.com/springcarnival<br />

This information is available upon request in a number of formats including<br />

large print, Braille, PDF, audio formats and minority languages.<br />

For further info please contact 02871 253 253. text phone 02871 376 646<br />

All information correct at time of printing.

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