Derry City and Strabane District Council are committed to ensuring that civic events are as accessible and inclusive as possible. For this year’s Hallowe’en Festival we will have the following facilities available.

  • Quiet Space
  • Relaxed Performances
  • Disability Parking & Accessible Viewing Area (Spaces allocated on a first come first served basis) *Alternative Parking available in City Centre Car Parks
  • Accessible Toilet Provision

For more information contact:
Louise Boyce 02871 253 253
Text/mobile: 07713707912

Provisions for Access and Inclusion for Halloween Festival in Strabane 2018




31st October 2018


Point of Contact

Quiet Area

Nursery Building in Gael Scoil Uí Dhochartaigh

19:00 – 20:30

Quiet space and seats are available for those who require it for a short time or to view the fireworks display.

To book a space please contact Ailish Carlin.

T: 028 71253 253 ext. 6940.


*Please note booking is not necessary*

Disabled Parking Disabled Parking will be available in Ballycolman Estate & in Upper Main Street Carpark in the Townsend of Strabane.

Signage will be in place at the Carar park.

Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.




For  disabled access, entry is via Ballycolman Estate entrance. Steward/ Security will be onsite to assist with this.
Disabled Toilet Provision

An  accessible toilet will be available in Melvin Running Track from 7pm – 8.30pm for the Fireworks Event.

There will be an accessible toilet available in The Alley during daytime activities.

Disabled Viewing Area There will be an allocated Disabled Viewing Area available in the Main Viewing Zone in Melvin Running Track

Security Staff Briefing


Head of security will attend a briefing with event organisers and will share and familiarise staff on disability awareness and code of conduct.
 Access and Inclusion Contact

For further information on Access & Inclusion contact Louise Boyce

T: 07713707912

02871 253253 extn: 4349

Ailish Carlin will be onsite on the night to deal with any access/ inclusion queries.

T: 07864959445