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'INDEPENDENTS DAY' 2022

Updated: Jul 1

Time to celebrate small businesses this Saturday as part of the nationwide campaign 'Independents Day!' A campaign that exists to promote independents across the UK with an annual focus on the 4th July Independence Day itself (with a local spin.) This year we're celebrating on Saturday 2nd July, and as always, we're working with some wonderful small businesses in the city to bring our cardholders exclusive offers & promotions all day.


From free ice cream cones & fried pastries to big discounts & free gifts, there's plenty of reasons to get out with your card this weekend & get into the local spirit! Check out all of the promotions below (more TBC):


BRØN


No Saturday is complete without a trip to Bron. Whether it's for a smoothie bowl breakfast, a steak sambo for lunch or just cup of great coffee, Bron are giving Independent Derry Cardholders 20% off all day on Sat 2nd July as a big thank you for supporting local.


VINE LIVING


One step inside Vine Living & you'll find it hard to leave without a new statement accessory for your home or some artisan foods including local cheese, chutney & chorizo. On Sat 2nd of July they are giving away a FREE gift when you spend £40.00 in-store with your Independent Derry Card!


ATELIER HAIR CO


A salon renown for world class hair styling services, premium hair care products & making their guests feel like queens & kings! Ateiler are celebrating Independents Day with 20% off products all day for cardholders including Oribe, Oway, Olaplex & Atelier's vey own range.


YUM CAKES


Just when we thought Yum Cakes couldn't get anymore great, they go & get a soft serve machine with the most delicious swirly-whirly vanilla ice cream & chocolate coated cones. This small biz is offering Independent Derry Cardholders a FREE ICE CREAM CONE with every purchase in-store on Sat 2nd July!


HOUSTONS FOOTWEAR


Our favourite independent footwear boutique are joining in on the small biz hype this weekend & offering Independent Derry Cardholders an extra 10% off Summer sale items (already discounted by 20%) & 10% off new arrivals too!


WALLED CITY BREWERY


CALLING ALL BEER LOVERS. This Saturday our friends at Walled City Brewery are brewing a special Passionfruit Lager to celebrate Independents Day & obviously we've called it 'Small Biz Beer.' Our cardholders can enjoy this brew-tiful drink at a discounted price all weekend, cheers to that!


NINE HOSTAGES COFFEE CO


If you haven't been to see the brand spanking new Nine Hostages Coffee Co, put it on the to-do list this weekend! This popular coffee spot opened the doors to the new Scandinavian inspired venue just this month & Independent Derry Cardholders can enjoy an Independents Day lunch special at a discounted price this Sat. SPECIAL COMING SOON!


THE BIKE GENERAL


Cycling season is here & if you've been thinking about ditching the car or taking up cycling for leisure, The Bike General is your one stop shop for affordable, quality bikes & all of the essential accessories. Independent Derry Cardholders can enjoy 10% off everything in-store on Saturday 2nd July.

RAW MUSCLE GYM


Start the day off right at one of the best gyms in our city! Raw Muscle Gym are joining the Independents Day fun with FREE protein shakes for cardholders all day on Sat 2nd July. Day passes are also available if you're not already a member & fancy checking out the gym this weekend!

FERRY CLEVER


Get two laughs for the price of one at Ferry Clever this weekend because it's BUY ONE GET ONE FREE on all Ferry Clever cards on Saturday as part of the Independents Day celebrations!


LO & SLO


Lo & Slo will be popping up at The Walled City Market in the Guildhall Square this Sat 2nd July for their very one American Independence Day party! Our cardholders can get FREE FRIES UPGRADES from regular fries to cajun fries, cheese fries or boozy cheese fries. WOOHOO!



WILDFLOWER CUSTOM DESIGN


Wildflower Custom Designs are the makers of all things beautiful & handcrafted, from floral headbands & resin products to crochet items & personalised frames. Independent Derry Cardholders can enjoy 20% off all weekend & will also receive a FREE gift with their order.


JOE JACKSON'S


The Independent Day freebies keep coming & this time it's a FREE Tea or coffee when you purchase any sit in Crepes or Waffles at Joe Jackson's with your card. The perfect afternoon treat this Saturday 4th July!


GUILDHALL TAPHOUSE


We couldn't bring you a day of exclusive offers & not include an icy cold cocktail to sip on this Saturday. Our friends at Guildhall Taphouse are getting the Independents Day party going with £5.00 Long Island's ALL DAY for Cardholders. So if you're going for a boogie on Saturday night, bring yer card with ye!!


THE DIRTY SOULS


On Sat 2nd July, Independent Derry Cardholders can get a FREE beignet basket & peach tea Bellini with every main purchased with your Independent Derry card. What is a beignet basket I hear you ask? Well they are deep fried pastries, coated in icing sugar, famously served in New Orleans! Quite like soft, pillowy donuts.


THE SANDWICH CO


There ain't no sandwich like a S.Co sandwich! & this Saturday 2nd July when you buy any sandwich at The Sandwich Co, our cardholders will receive a FREE Americano with their order. TRIPLE CLUB & A CUPPA, GOOD TIMES.


GUAPO


Time to get the amigos together & stand in the most loved queue in the city this Saturday because Guapo are offering Independent Derry Cardholders FREE tortilla chips & salsa all day with every order! #GUAPSHAPPENIN


UV ARTS


Located on Bishop Street, UV ARTS have opened the newest urban & contemporary street art gallery in the city. Offering a new gallery experience & stocking spray paints, ink markers, graffiti pens & more. 10% off everything this Sat 2nd July for ID Cardholders.


ESKIMO


Eskimo Cafe located on Great James Street are baking special delicious American style cupcakes this Saturday & Independent Derry Cardholders will receive a FREE mini cupcake with any coffee/Tea 9am -2pm. YIPEE!


WALLED CITY GIFTS & COFFEE


Off the beaten track, Walled City Gifts & Coffee is a must visit during your Independents Day trail. A place where you will be served through a cute wooden window & sip your coffee under a beautiful archway on Artillery street, whilst looking out onto the city walls. These guys are offering ID Cardholders 10% off all day on Sat 2nd July.





MORE BUSINESSES TBC!


THE INDEPENDENT DERRY CARD


Join the Independent Derry Community by subscribing to the ID card via our app for a whole year of rewards at 100+ small businesses including coffee shops, eateries, retail, lifestyle businesses & more! Helping you discover, love & support Derry's independent scene.

You can SUBSCRIBE to the new digital card now via the Independent Derry App; OR purchase physical cards via the app, website or pick them up at The Gift Box, Number 19 Craft & Design or Ferry Clever.






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#INDEPENDENTSDAY2022



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