Our ‘Showbands of the North-West’ Exhibition was created in 2018 and has proved very popular as a travelling exhibition ever since.
Now, in conjunction with the Mayor’s First Online Tea Dance, we have made this exhibition available online. This exhibition was created by Johnny Murray in partnership with DCSDC Museum and Heritage Services.
Check out the video and links below to take a trip down Memory Lane!
We would like to say thanks to the following for their assistance in the delivery of this Exhibition:
Derry City and Strabane District Council
The Inner City Trust
DCSDC Museum and Heritage Service
Maura Mc Cafferty/Julia Kiernan from Garden of Reflection Gallery
Blane O Donnell Marketing I.C.T.
Deirdre Doherty Manager of the Fashion and Textile Design Centre
Councillor Eric Mc Ginley
A Special thanks to the following musicians:
Gay Mc Intyre
Tony Mc Gonagle
Harry Mc Gilloway
Frank Mc Laughlin
Our Thanks to the following websites and all contributors to this exhibition:
Album of Irish Showbands
The Showband Era
The Late Harry Mc Court “Oh How we Danced/ Willie Deery” Dance Halls of Romance “
Joe McAllister, Hive Design Studios, Rath Mor Centre