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Mayor launches new round of tea dances for 2019 / 20

17 July 2019

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Michaela Boyle has launched the 2019 / 20 ‘Mayor’s Tea Dance Initiative’ at the Guildhall today – and has provided details of the ‘hugely popular’ series of events to be hosted during her term in office. 

The 2019 / 20 tea dances in Derry will take place on the first Tuesday of every month – beginning on 3 September 2019.  All will be held in the Guildhall’s Main Hall from 2pm to 4pm. 

Tea dances will also be taking place in the Alley Theatre, Strabane, beginning with a ‘Summer’ tea dance on Saturday 27 July 2019, as well as ones on 17 August 2019 and 11 January 2020 – also all from 2pm to 4pm.

The 2019 dates for the tea dances at the Guildhall in Derry are as follows: Tuesday 3 September, 1 October, 5 November, 3 December and a special ‘Mayor’s Christmas Tea Dance’ on Tuesday 17 December 2019.

The 2020 dates in the Guildhall are Tuesday 7 January, 4 February, 3 March, 7 April and 5 May.

Mayor Boyle said: “I’m delighted to launch the new round of dates for the 2019 / 20 tea dances.

“These are such popular events – packed with some of the best dancers in town!

“The tea dances also provide me with a great opportunity to enjoy some quality time with older members of the community – and enjoy the ‘craic’ with the regular dancers!

“Indeed, I’ve always been amazed by their energy and sense of fun – which is such an inspiration to all!

“I have no doubts that we’ll see a fantastic turnout for all of the tea dances during my term in office – and that they’ll be hugely enjoyable events for all who attend.”

To register for tea dance tickets please contact the Mayor’s Office on 02871 376508 or email [email protected]

Tickets will be posted one week before the tea dance. Numbers are limited and your ticket does not guarantee entry – as it will be based on a first-come, first-serve basis on the date of the dance.

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