21 - 25 October 2020
Choral Trail

Trails and Community Events

Choral Trails

A series of informal performances in locations throughout the city centre and wider community including City Hotel, Foyleside Shopping Centre, Richmond Centre, Central Library, Rath Mór Centre, Lisnagelvin Shopping Centre and more.

Choral Trail Map

Choral Trail Friday 24th October
12.00 – 12.20City HotelChamber Choir of the University of Tartu, Estonia
12.20 – 12.40City HotelArdú, Dublin
12.40 – 13.00City HotelDoire Calgach Singers, Derry
14.30 – 14.50St Columba's Heritage CentreU3A Singing for Fun Derry
15.15 – 15.30Richmond Shopping CentreInspire, Derry
15.30 – 15.50Foyleside Shopping CentreEncore Contemporary Choir, Derry
16.00 – 16.20Central LibraryU3A Singing for Fun, Derry
16.30 – 16.50Richmond Shopping CentreArdú, Dublin
17.00 – 17.20Tower HotelCor Chairlinne, Louth
Community Choral Trail Friday 24th October
10.00 – 10.20Ardnashee School and CollegeDoire Calgach Singers, Derry
14.20 – 14.40House in the WellsInspire, Derry
20.30 – 20.50St Joseph's Parish Centre Bingo Hall, GalliaghMomentum, Derry
City Centre Choral Trail Saturday 25th October
13.00 – 13.20City HotelOndrasek Czech Youth Choir, Czech Republic
13.30 – 13.50City HotelKammerchor Alumni Heidelberg, Germany
14.00 – 14.20City HotelPortadown Male Voice Choir, Armagh
13.30 – 13.50Quayside Shopping CentreThe Park Singers, Dublin
14.00 – 14.20Foyleside Shopping CentreDoire Calgach Singers, Derry
14.30 – 14.50Foyleside Shopping CentreThe Line-Up, Dublin
15.00 – 15.20Millennium ForumArdú, Dublin
15.30 – 15.50Central LibraryCor Chairlinne, Louth
16.30 – 16.50Austins Department StoreThe Pink Ladies, Derry
Community Choral Trail Saturday 25th October
12.00 – 12.20Rath Mor CentreThe Pink Ladies, Derry
12.30 – 12.50Rath Mor CentreEncore Contemporary Choir, Derry
13.30 – 13.50Dunnes, SpringtownArdú, Dublin
14.00 – 14.20Lisnagelvin Shopping CentreMotley Crew, Perth High School, Scotland
14.30 – 14.50Lisnagelvin Shopping CentreSonglines Community Choir, Derry
15.30 – 15.50Northside Shopping CentreMomentum, Derry
15.30 – 15.50SainsburysSomething Special, Derry
16.00 – 16.20SainsburysMayo Male Voice Choir, Mayo


Sacred Trail

Churches throughout the city will host visiting choirs as part of their regular Sunday services.

Sacred Trail Map

Sacred Trail Sunday 26th October
10.30amImmaculate Conception Church, Tranch RoadCór Chairlinne, Louth
10.30amSt. Brigid's Church, CairnhillArdú, Dublin
10.30amSt. Mary's Church, CregganThe Park Singers, Dublin
11amHoly Family, BallymagroartyMotley Crew, Perth High School, Scotland
11amAll Saints Clooney ChurchOndrasek Czech Youth Choir, Czech Republic
11amSt. Columb's CathedralKammerchor Alumni Heidelberg, Germany
11.30amFree Derry PresbyterianChoir of the Maritime University Szczecin, Poland
12.30pmSt. Eugene's CathedralChamber Choir of the University of Tartu, Estonia


Concerts in the Community

Sunday 26th October, St. Columb’s Park House, 1pm &
St. Joseph’s Parish Centre, Galliagh, 4pm
Free entry

The beautiful surroundings of St. Columb‘s Park House will host a trio of choirs, including new local choir Songlines, compered by local singer Una Carlin.

St Joseph’s Parish Centre, Galliagh will host the official lighting of the Unity Sculpture, created by Maurice Harron and local school children.  While the choirs perform, Halloween treats will be on offer and children will be given lanterns to join in the lighting ceremony as darkness falls.


St. Columb’s Park House, 1pm

Songlines Community Choir, Derry
Cór Chairlinne, Louth
University of Primorksa Academic Choir, Slovenia

St. Joseph’s Parish Centre, Galliagh, 4pm

Encore Contemporary Choir, Derry
Ondrasek Czech Youth Choir, Czech Republic

For information on how to get tickets for these concerts please contact Alice Lewis via email on alice@walledcitymusic.com

  • arts council
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Inner City Trust
  • Arts & Business
  • Tourism NI
  • City Hotel
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • Airporter
  • Bishop’s Gate Hotel
  • Allstate
  • FinTru
  • Ulster University
  • Sing Ireland
  • Allegri
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • CFN