16th May 2024 – Oakleaf Boxing Premiere

FILM PREMIERE . . . .A number of the young boxers from Oakleaf BC pictured before Tuesday evening’s premiere on their club at the Nerve Centre, Derry. Included are boxing supremos Edmund Donnelly, Eugene Duffy and club coach Eugene O’Kane, Junior. (Photos: JIm McCafferty Photography)
Oak Leaf Boxing Club officials and coaches pictured at Tuesday’s Feile production premiere of ‘Oak Leaf Boxing Club – From Little Acorns, Mighty Oak Trees Grow’. Included are Sean Robinson, Edmund Donnelly, Gary McGilloway, Eugene O’Kane Junior, Sean Devenney, Paul Burke, Joe Allen, Carleigh Irving, Dean McDaid and Darragh Cairns.
Irish Champion Boxer Shaniece Robinson pictured with members of her family at Tuesday’s premiere.
Oakleaf Boxing Club founder Eugene O’Kane Senior pictured with some family and club members at Tuesday’s premiere.

Some photos by by Jim McCafferty from the premiere of the Oakleaf Boxing Club film in the Nerve Centre on Tuesday evening. Again, thank you to everyone who attended.

You will be able to see the film online on our Facebook and YouTube channel following its online premiere tonight at 7pm!

A Communities in Transition project funded by The Executive Office.

9th May 2024 – Oakleaf Boxing Club Premiere Date

“Oak Leaf Boxing Club – From Little Acorns, Mighty Oak Trees Grow” is a new Féile film production documenting the history and positive contribution the club and its members make to the city of Derry.

The film will be premiered in The Nerve Centre on Tuesday 14th May at 7pm.

Reserve your tickets now: https://bit.ly/3UHOPyI

Oakleaf Boxing Club The Bentley Derry

A Communities In Transition project funded by The Executive Office.

2nd May 2024 – City Til I Die Online Premiere

“City Til I Die”

Online Premiere

Wednesday 8th May


At long last, a filmed version of Féile’s latest stage production ‘City Til I Die’ will receive its online premiere on Wednesday 8th May at 7pm on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8MkRTPJ3Qd46qDwywlMRpw

‘City Til I Die’ examines what it means to be a Derry City supporter and how being a supporter enhances the lives of so many. The play celebrates the club’s history and the positive contribution the club and its fans make to the city.

The play features a cast that includes well known Derry actors Pat Lynch, Francis Harkin, Maureen Wilkinson, Jonathan Burgess, Conor Barr and Brian Hasson as well as debuts from Spasie McGilloway, Michael Doherty, Ruairi Campbell, Aisling Hutton and Harley Nixon!

A Communities In Transition project funded by The Executive Office.

29th April 2024 – ONLINE PREMIERE: Stephen Gargan – There and Back Again

‘Stephen Gargan – There And Back Again’

Online Premiere

Monday 29th April 2024


On Monday April 29th at 7pm, on what would have been Stephen Gargan’s 63rd birthday, Féile will stream the film, ‘Stephen Gargan – There and Back Again’ on our youtube channel.

Stephen Gargan passed away on November 27th 2022. A grandfather, father, brother, son, partner, friend and activist, he is missed every day. Born in Dublin, Stephen was involved in community activism in Derry for many years. A founding member and former festival director of Gasyard Wall Féile, he also was a co-founder and director of Gaslight Media Trust. A leading campaigner for the Bloody Sunday families for many years, he co- produced the drama-documentary film ‘SUNDAY’. He also co-developed the ‘Epilogues’ and ‘Just Us’ Education Programme with Jim Keys. Until his untimely passing, he was a key member of the Bloody Sunday March Committee.

The film will be available to watch for free on www.youtube.com/feilemediaderry on Monday 29th April from 7pm.

17th April 2024 – Spring Programme Video

Féile Streets Alive Programme 2024 – Summary Video

Here’s a short video highlighting all the events we had the pleasure of working on during the month of March, including Trad Music Sessions, IWD events such as the Meenan Square Exhibition and an event celebrating Roisin Barton, Easter celebrations in the Fountain, storytelling in schools, the Anthony Hegarty 1km race, the easter bonnet parade and Celtronic Kids, as well as many more!

Thank you to everyone who helped make these events possible or took part!

A Streets Alive project funded by Urban Villages.

27th March – Easter Bonnet Parade


Our parade of Primary 5 pupils from the Urban Village areas were led by In Your Space Circus from the Verbal Arts Centre, through the Derry Walls and down to the Guildhall to show off their fantastic own Easter Bonnets creations, which they all worked very hard on!

Thank you to Long Tower Primary School, St Eugene’s Primary School, Nazareth House Primary School and Nursery Unit and Gaelscoil Eadain Mhoir for participating – we hope you had a great time!

In partnership with Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum

Photos by Jim McCafferty.

A Streets Alive project funded by Urban Villages.