The Derry Walls define the ‘old town’ quarter at the heart of the modern city of Derry Londonderry. As well as the cluster of civic and community museums, the historic Walled City also has some of Ireland’s most creative and innovative arts venues.

Community arts resource centre – Derry Playhouse

Contemporary art gallery – Centre for Contemporary Art

Promotion of the written and spoken word – Verbal Arts Centre

Creative media arts centre – Nerve Centre

Dance theatre – Echo Echo Dance

Circus school and creative events – In Your Space

Theatre and conference centre – Millennium Forum

Within  and around the city walls are a range of specialty shops and boutique places to stay. General tourist information is available from Visit Derry at