September 25, 2022


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Occasions revealed for Derry’s Foyle Satisfaction Pageant 2022

Mayor of Derry Metropolis and Strabane District Council, Councillor Sandra Duffy, mentioned she is “delighted” this yr’s Foyle Satisfaction Parade goes forward in its unique format as a part of the broader competition.

Particulars of the competition programme have now been confirmed because it was launched in Derry this week by Mayor Duffy and members of the Satisfaction organising committee.

The competition will run from subsequent Sunday August 21 to Saturday August 27, with the parade going down on the ultimate day, Saturday August 27 and departing from Waterside Practice Station at 2pm, with celebrations afterwards in Guildhall Sq..

Among the many occasions going down would be the opening Foyle Satisfaction Enjoyable Day on Sunday 21 with inflatables, sack races, egg & spoon, penalty shoot out, welly throwing and extra totally free at St Columb’s Park operating monitor from 2pm to 5pm.

On Monday August 22 at Brooke Park there shall be Cake within the Park at Gwyn’s Pavillion at 2pm, adopted at 7pm with the official launch and Foyle Satisfaction Awards on the Guildhall.

On Tuesday, August 23 there shall be Yoga with JoJo on-line by way of Foyle Satisfaction Fb at 9am, and a Well being & Wellbeing Day on the Guildhall from 11am to 3pm, adopted by Disco Fever for teenagers on the Centre for Modern Artwork at 5pm and the launch of an exhibition that includes an archive of fabric at Void Gallery at 6.30pm.

There may even be an Night with Kellie Maloney from 7pm on the Metropolis Resort.

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Different highlights embody the Large Satisfaction Quiz at Bennigans’ Bar on Wednesday 24 at 8.30pm, Learn With Satisfaction Storytime on the Central Library on Thursday 25 at 11am and Satisfaction Does Politics on the Playhouse the identical day at 6pm.

Friday, August 26, will see an underneath 18s Guiseppe’s Ballroom music and socialising occasion at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin from 5pm to 8pm, adopted by an over-18s occasion from 8pm to 11pm on the identical venue, in addition to a Drag-It-Up competitors occasion with Woman Portia Di Monte and DJ Invoice X at Da Vinci’s at 8pm, admission on the door £5.

Kathleen Bradley, chair of the Foyle Satisfaction Committee, mentioned: “I’m thrilled on the line-up for this yr.

“Now we have some very thrilling personalities showing all through the week and I’m very grateful to them for coming to Derry, getting concerned and serving to us to maintain Derry on the map as a haven for LGBTQIA+ group and tradition.”

Mayor Duffy mentioned: “I’m wanting ahead to being a part of the celebrations and to welcome folks from throughout our Council space to this incredible celebration.

“I need to pay tribute to everybody concerned in Foyle Satisfaction, and for the wonderful work they do to signify the native LGBT+ group and campaigning in solidarity with the worldwide LGBT+ group.”

Full programme particulars can be found at: page/1

Occasions revealed for Derry’s Foyle Satisfaction Pageant 2022 was final modified: August eleventh, 2022 by cassoscoop