Walled City Open Coffee

An avid coffee lover, I enjoy nothing more than walking around Derry city and popping into the various coffee shops for that much needed caffine hit and lunch when time allows. As a freelance writer I’m often inside tapping on my keys and sipping my americano. At other times, I’m sipping whilst interviewing a musician or other artist. There’s always a reason to justify my love of coffee shops.
However, over the years I’ve always been disappointed that there’s been nowhere to go for a coffee when on a night to the theater or a music gig. On a weeknight I’m not fussed on frequenting a bar but have ended up doing such just for a meet-up prior to a gig. A coffee meet-up would be much more welcomed.

So when I discovered the Walled City Open Coffee incentive was about to be launched in the city for the month of August, I was delighted. This incentive enables one coffee shop to be open each night until 10pm. So if it’s a meeting, a theatrical visit or other, there’s somewhere to pop for a coffee and chat beforehand, or after (if time allows). Or it’s just nice to know that we can go into town and have a coffee after 7pm. I’ve done such with friends in recent weeks.
At present the rota schedule takes us up to Saturday September 2nd. I for one am hoping this might just be extended. A nice late night coffee or hot chocolate on a frosty winter night will be divine.
Great incentive Derry and here’s to more late night coffee dates as opposed to those ‘wine’ dates. Coffee will suffice with this NWCulture Gal.

GMcC

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