Guildhall Organ Festival

Derry's historic landmark fills with sounds from its famous organ over three days of concerts and classes with masters of the instrument

Festival Details


Thursday, 19 October 2017 to Saturday, 21 October 2017

The first of its kind in the city, the Guildhall Organ Festival promises to showcase the magnificent Guildhall organ, originally installed in 1891 and rebuilt in 1914 by William Hill and Sons.

The programme includes school workshops, lunch time performances, evening concerts, masterclasses for experienced organists to polish their skills, as well as an exciting ‘Battle of the Organs’ evening event, culminating in a grand finale gala concert with performances by internationally renowned artists.

See the full programme of performances and events here.

The festival is supported by the Royal College of Organists (RCO) in association with Derry City & Strabane District Council, The Honourable the Irish Society and Viscount Organs.