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Family Fun Weekend Fly In

Family fun weekend at C-more Flying with kids entertainment and activities! Enjoy some hot food, ice cream, teas and coffees all whilst you enjoy Air Experience Flights! There will be a selection of aircraft on display plus lots, lots more!

Nature Printing with Ruth Osborne

Nature Printing with Ruth Osborne

This workshop draws upon the historical process of printing using natural plant material known as ‘Nature Printing’ to create unique artworks. This workshop incorporates fresh and dried foliage, and the associated folklore and symbolism of plants, to create artworks that connect to the local landscape through expressive marks and patterns. Half day workshop includes printing onto Fabrics and Papers using hand-printing techniques. Frames will be provided so that participants can select a piece to mount and frame as an artwork that is ready to hang at home

Price £55

Sat 18 Feb 2023 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

An Creagan Visitor Centre, BT79 9AB

BOOK HERE

Friends Of The Glens Winter Walks

Friends of the Glens are back for 2023!
Walk and Talk winter walks for 6 weeks at Gortin Glen Forest Park, Lislap East, Co Tyrone.
Winter Walk 1: Saturday 7th Jan and every week after this..
We had 43 walkers in attendances.
We all enjoyed a 2hr guided walk on the forest trails.
We all enjoyed the open fire and hot coffee etc in the forest cafe after the walk.
Special thanks to all the volunteers who have been helping with the walks every Saturday in 2022 and will be helping with the upcoming walks.
Everyone is most welcome to join us for our upcoming Winter walks!
Meet at the forest cafe 10am
Dogs on a lead are welcome.

Mellon Centre for Migration Studies 21st Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture

Twenty-First Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture

Saturday 11 February 2023 at 11.00am

(On site:  Tea/Coffee and Registration from 10.30am)

 (In person and via Zoom)

   

Records and Roots: People and the Land in North-west Ulster

 

Guest Speaker:  Dr William Roulston

 

Although there have been significant social and economic changes in more recent times, the people of Ireland are still generally thought of in terms of their historic relationship with the land. In this talk, Dr William Roulston will draw on the experiences of his own farming ancestors in north-west Ulster over the last four centuries in exploring such themes as the relationship between landlord and tenant, land reform and migration. In doing so, he will highlight the wealth of documentation available, both in public archives and in private possession.

 

Dr William Roulston grew up on a farm in the Foyle Valley and his research interests and publications reflect his interest in the interaction between people and the landscape in this region over the last four hundred years. His books include: The Parishes of Leckpatrick and Dunnalong (2000), Restoration Strabane, 1660–1714 (2007), Three Centuries of Life in a Tyrone Parish: A History of Donagheady from 1600 to 1900 (2010) and Abercorn: The Hamiltons of Barons Court (2014). In 2022 he was the co-editor with Dr Liam Campbell and Dr William Burke  of Lough Neagh: An Atlas of the Natural, Built and Cultural Heritage. He was awarded a PhD in Archaeology by Queen’s University Belfast in 2004. He began working for the Ulster Historical Foundation in 1997 and has been its Research Director since 2006.

 

Booking essential

This presentation will delivered in person in the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies and virtually via Zoom.  To watch William’s presentation via Zoom for free – Register now by visiting:

https://librariesni.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vcuCgpjMoHtTy-9hu1uWjqHfH1dnIA2LK

 

To attend in person contact:

Mellon Centre for Migration Studies:

Email:  mcms@librariesni.org.uk

Tel : 028 8225 6315

 

https://www.librariesni.org.uk/libraries/county-tyrone/mellon-centre-for-migration-studies/

Patrick Feeney

Patrick Feeney was born to sing!

Patrick Feeney was born to sing and from the tender age of four he wanted to be on stage with his father who played in a local band. His phenomenal success, especially over the past few years, is summed up in three words from the title of Patrick’s first album, back in 2003 – that title says it’s all… Thanks to You. Its 16 years since the then teenager released that debut album, and while he has recorded countless songs since, he still lives by the motto that it’s thanks to you, the fans, that he is such a success today. Patrick has legions of fans across Ireland and is a regular guest on TV and Radio. Patrick is known nationally for his remarkable tenor voice. He has won many prestigious awards over the years and is a versatile performer. Why not join one of our finest for an unmissable night of Country and Gospel.

A New Look Burns Night

A Burns Night reimagined with Gerarda McCann, Tom Sweeney, Bob Quick & Philea Sophia Ensemble. Burns favorites’ will include “My Love is like a Red Red Rose” “Charlie is my Darling” and “Auld Lang Syne” As we give Burns Night a Make Over. Come along and enjoy the recording of this free event . Supported by FODC Good relations dept.

Breaking Trad at Dún Uladh

We are very excited to welcome the amazing Breaking Trad to Dún Uladh on Saturday 11th February!
🗓 Saturday 11th February
⏰ 8pm
📍Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre
Book your EARLYBIRD tickets now at https://bit.ly/3hjxprl
Reserve your tickets by contacting;
☎️ 028 8224 2777
or
📧 music@dunuladh.ie

Omagh Sperrins Walking Festival

Dates: 25-26 March 2023

Next year’s Festival is one of the first in the 2023 calendar of Walking events- so get the boots dusted off early in the new year

Choose from the walk options below to plan your outdoor weekend. Please choose a grade and length of walk that suits your experience and interest.

Saturday Moderate Walk  ‘Migration & the Muintir Looney’- The Robber’s Table & Gortin Lakes 7km

Saturday Challenging Walk:
‘Spirits in the Glens- a living Geology’ Mullaghcarn 12k

Sunday Moderate Walk: ‘The Ecology of the Mourne Valley’- Tattynure to Bessy Bell 9km

Sunday Challenging Walk:
‘Written in Stone- the vernacular landscape’
Sloughan Glen & Bollaght Mt 12km

This Walking Weekend is kindly supported by Fermanagh Omagh District Council and the Sperrins Partnership

 

Important information about the walking tour:

  • Please note no dogs are permitted on all walks due to farm animals being in close proximity to routes.
  • Please arrive on time and come prepared for your choice of Walk. Where relevant a bus will be provided to transport you to and from your walk route and we ask you to leave your car at registration.
  • If you have not already done so online, you will be asked to complete  Participant form on arrival by Far and Wild staff which will included consents for First Aid treatment etc

For Challenging and Moderate Walks please bring/wear:

  • Hiking boots; appropriate outdoor clothing; rainwear; packed lunch; sufficient water. Gaiters and walking poles are optional but advised.

For Easy Walks please bring:

  • Footwear that can handle uneven terrain; rainwear; packed lunch; sufficient water

Refreshments will be served after the walks. Please stay around afterwards for some music and craic at the venue/s.

Market on Main Street Omagh

Artisan market takes place on the first Saturday of every month outside Rue and The Ostlers on Main Street, Omagh. Local crafts, food and giftware.

 

Meadows Camping Field

Nestled close to the beautiful market village of Gortin, at the foot of the Sperrin mountains. The Meadows is a wonderful hideaway campsite.

Meadows Camping Facebook Page

Johnny Brady – New Years Eve at Lola’s

New Years Eve In Lola’s
Dance the night away to Johnny Brady
Doors open 21.15

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