Roving Historical characters / 03.08.12
Location: Guildhall Square/City Walls/Grand Parade
Date: 03 August - 31 August 2012
Time: 1pm-4pm 3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 24th, 26th & 31st August. Irish Walled Towns day 25 August 1pm-5pm
Suitability: Everyone, Family Friendly
Contact: Elaine Griffin
T: 028 71365151 Ext 6916
Visitors have the opportunity to step back in time with our living history programme to experience life in the past as they engage with costumed characters from some key periods in our past.
Characters include servitor Thomas Raven and Sir Thomas Phillips as they map the city of Derry Londonderry in 1622. Seige Characters include David Cairnes and Leutienent Dermott O Donnell the Earl of Antrim.
Literary heritage is shared by the playwright George Farquhar and Dublin actor William glance in 1698.
Other characters include departing emigrants, Bishop Frederick Hervey and WWII US military personnel stationed in Derry on the lookout for sailors who have gone AWOL.
Visitors will have the opportunity to engage with characters by participating in fencing, drill, dance steps and more.
This is free event
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