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Summer Bucket List

It seems you all love a good list as much as me, so here’s my list of top things to do this summer

  1. See the Clipper boats arrive into the City during the Foyle Maritime Festival (watch the Derry~Londonderry boat arrive in back in 2013 here)
  2. Visit the beautiful Oakfield Park in Raphoe, have a picnic in their picturesque gardens and take a trip on the mini train.
  3. Walk the greenway
  4. Go to one of the Music City events between 4th-10th July www.musiccityderry.com
  5. Visit the all new Walled City Market, on the first Saturday of every month. Next one is 2nd July
  6. Visit the Untold Stories exhibition in Tower Museum (My great grandfather Thaddeus McErleans Diary is on display!) runs to 29th June.
  7. Walk the walls with Martin McCrossans Award winning tours
  8. Coen Brothers fans will love ‘The Big Lebowski’ themed night on 23rd June at Brunswick Moviebowl
  9. Join a circus class #Inyourspace
  10. Take a tour of the new Siege Museum 
  11. Go along to Bennigans Jazz Club @DerryJazz
  12. Join a cookbook club – From Scratch cookbook club 
  13. If you are between ages of 12 and 21 go along to the Interact Youth Festival 
  14. Take a course at the Fashion Hub, choose between weaving, fashion styling, how to draw like a fashion designer or learn adobe illustrator all details on the blog here
  15. Do the Waterside Half marathon – register here
  16. Or not so energetic have afternoon tea at the sublime Bishops Gate Hotel
  17. Visit Clipper Race Kitchens between 14th-17th July full prog here
  18. Do a Big Legenderry swim on 19th July
  19. Go to the Celtronic Music Festival from 29th June – 2nd July
  20. And of course – go on a #madeinderry food tour and experience the best food and drink our beautiful city has to offer!

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