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Flavours of the Foyle Festival This Weekend in Derry City

Live cookery demonstrations by local chefs and restaurants will be on the menu in Derry City, Northern Ireland, this weekend for the "Flavours of the Foyle Festival" which takes place from Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July. 
The Food Festival ties in with the Derry Leg of the Clipper Round the World Race 2012

This fabulous seafood festival celebrates the best that Derry City has to offer, with live cookery demonstrations, food stalls hosted by local chefs and restaurants offering authentic seafood dishes to try and buy. Check out the blackboard specials at the cooking stands priced from £2.00 - £6.00

Flavours of the Foyle offers entertainment for the young and young at heart with ice sculpture, street theatre, storytelling with ‘fishy tales’, puppetry and other fund activities. 

Local & Celebrity chefs will be Demonstrating the best of local produce all afternoon beside the Festival Marquee on both Saturday & Sunday on Queen's Quay.

Internationally acclaimed "Sontas" are performing on the main stage on Sunday. This group bring together the best of Unique Ulster – Scots & Irish music, song and dance together in an exciting and colourful stage show. Featuring young artists from the Northwest counties of Derry / Londonderry, Tyrone & Donegal, The group focuses on the shared elements of their cultures in a modern contemporary way, while still maintaining the respect for their shared tradition and heritage.

Sontas - the sounds of a Unique Ulster heritage in modern times
Music, Song, Stories & Tall Tales all Week end at the Festival

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