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Events

There are a huge range of events to choose from in Omagh & the Sperrins Region to suit every interest; with Live Country Music in the Silverbirch Hotel and the Mellon Country Inn to walking festivals in the gorgeous Gortin Glens! See below for an array of events happening NOW!

The Ulster American Folk Parks Easter, Christmas, Fourth of July and Halloween as well as a three-day annual Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival are very popular events to keep in mind. Featuring some of the biggest names in bluegrass from Ireland, the USA and Canada, it’s the largest bluegrass festival outside of North America.

Other annual events in Omagh & The Sperrins Region include the Omagh Literary Festival, honouring Benedict Kiely, Omagh Show, St. Patricks Day Parade, Grange Fest, Summer Carnival, Halloween and Christmas events.

Strule Arts Centre is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose venue for theatre, music, dance and the visual arts; their extensive and dynamic events calendar year-round, and programmes first-class touring theatre, music, comedy, dance and children’s shows.

Upcoming Events


Celebrating Women in Business

Friday 19 October 2018

Keynote Speaker Announcement Naomh McElhatton, CEO of SMART Global and Curator of the “She Said Club” Highlighted as one of Northern Irelands most energetic entrepreneurs, Naomh has over fifteen years’ experience working in the digital and creative industries sector. Naomh’s main role is to understand the challenges faced by businesses,...

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19th Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School

Saturday 20 October 2018

The Mellon Centre for Migration Studies is hosting the Nineteenth Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School on Saturday 20th October.  This year’s Autumn School will focus on the history of Irish dancing both here in Ireland and within the diaspora.   Our Guest Speaker, Valerie Wilson, Curator of Costume and...

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Jamboree Oktoberfest

Saturday 20 October 2018

The beer swigging, jiving all night long event is returning on Saturday 20th October for one night ONLY! With a line up including, Mike Denver, Lisa McHugh, Paul Kelly and Ritchie Remo, this will be the biggest night in country and one NOT to be missed!

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The Omagh Literary Festival: Honouring Benedict Kiely

Saturday 20 October 2018

The 17th Annual Omagh Literary Festival, Honouring Benedict Kiley. Celebrating our rich heritage with some of Irelands finest writers including Maureen Boyle, Ruth Carr, Tony Macauley, Colin Bateman, Sinead Gleeson and June Caldwell, to name but a few. We will also have international artist Colin Davidison in conversation with...

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Introduction to Plein Air

Saturday 20 October 2018

Discover the Sperrin’s landscapes using your favourite medium, all levels of experience welcome  

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Spooktacular Rhythm Of The Night 90’s

Saturday 27 October 2018

Re-live the best dance hits of the 90’s & 00’s with a Spooktacular Rhythm of the Night Halloween Special! DJ 2J’S will be playing the best #clubclassic throwbacks in Lola’s featuring Live Saxophonist Zacc McGloughlin from the award winning Anna’s Number. Bring your glow sticks & get your hands...

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Whistling Donkeys at Main Street Omagh

Saturday 27 October 2018

Live six piece Irish Folk/Rock Band hailing from Co.Tyrone return to Main Street Omagh for a fabulous night out! Not to be missed!

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Halloween at An Creagán

Monday 29 October 2018

Our Halloween half term programme will begin on Monday 29th with toddler spooky story telling. 12pm – 2pm Tuesday 30th will be a toddler play day with Halloween arts & crafts and fancy dress. 12pm – 2pm Wednesday 31st Oct to Fri 2nd Nov will be 3 days of...

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Haunted Halloween Omagh

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Wednesday 31 October will see Omagh Town Centre overcome with creepy characters, zombies, dance, mystery and magic, the glowing lights of Halloween followed by the spooktacular fireworks display from Strule Art Centre roof top. Throughout the day Strule Arts Centre will keep little hands busy with Halloween Shadow Puppet...

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Oil Painting Workshops

Thursday 8 November 2018

Led by local artist Sarah Duddy This is the perfect class for those who are new to oil painting or would like to improve their skills. Students will enjoy a structured course, enabling them to learn about colour, tone, texture and form and this introduction to oil painting provides...

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Christmas Vintage & Craft Fair

Sunday 18 November 2018

Rustic Runway presents- Time Travellers Vintage & Handmade Fairs. We are delighted to bring you the second Fair of 2018 – Christmas Vintage & Handmade Fair at The Mellon Country Inn, Omagh 12-5. Browse your way through fabulous stalls of Vintage Clothing, Collectibles, Homemade Bakes, China, Records, Handmade Jewellery,...

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Christmas at The Silverbirch Hotel

Saturday 1 December 2018

A fun filled festive season at The Silverbirch Hotel 1st December – 90s Dance Night in Lola’s Friday 7th December – John Glenn & The Mainliners Saturday 8th December – Itchy Feet The Band Friday 14th December – Jimmy Buckley Saturday 15th December – Christmas Comedy Show Friday 21st...

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Santa Sundays at The Mellon Country Inn

Sunday 2 December 2018

Meet Santa and his Elves, and enjoy our traditional Christmas Carvery, Kids Corner Buffet and Desert Table, with fun for everyone during our Kids Christmas Craft sessions!

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Sunday Nights Social Dancing at The Mellon Country Inn

Sunday 2 December 2018

Join us every Sunday in December for our Social Dancing nights:  

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Festive Entertainment at The Mellon Country Inn

Monday 3 December 2018

Avail of our great Jive, Dine, ‘n Stay Package, from just £65pps 3rd December – Mike Denver 10th December – Jim Devine 17th December – Paul Kelly

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Santa Sundays at The Silverbirch Hotel

Sunday 9 December 2018

Enjoy the festive season with the family at The Silverbirch Santa Sundays Includes a 4 Course Sunday Lunch and Kids Entertainment by the fabulous Mr Majestic. Sunday 9th December Sunday 16th December Sunday 23rd December Adults – £18.95pp Kids – £9.80pp Kids under 3 – £5.00pp

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Baby It’s Cold Outside, Christmas Crooners Show at The Silverbirch Hotel

Wednesday 12 December 2018

  The Christmas Crooners show is jam packed with festive favourites including the Christmas hits of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, and Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra. Staged in the warm and delightful style of the famous Andy Williams Christmas Shows, this brilliant production comes complete with Christmas...

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Christmas Country Concert Tour

Friday 21 December 2018

Join us on Friday 21st December for the fantastic Christmas Country Concert Tour, with a fantastic line up of your favourite country stars, including Ray Lynam, Dominic Kirwan, Philomena Begley and many more

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New Years Eve At The Silverbirch Hotel

Monday 31 December 2018

New Years Gala Ball Arrival Drinks Reception 5 Course Menu Live Entertainment by Riff Raff 2 Piper at Mindnight £40pp See https://www.silverbirchhotel.com/christmas2018.html for full details on Christmas events

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