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Omagh Town Centre will light up with family fun and sparkle on Saturday 24 November with a programme of Christmas music and carols, movies and festive food throughout the day before the Christmas Lights Switch on at 5.30 pm.

It is promised to be a magical day out with fun for all the family. Come join in during Community Carol Singing in Omagh town centre with St Eugene’s Brass and Reed Band, Omagh Churches Forum and Hazel Wand Theatre as they perform your favourite carols and bring the Christmas story to life. Throughout the day there will be a range of local choirs performing easing you into the Christmas Spirit. Take part in the Elf trail, follow the clues around the town centre to locate each of the Elves and enter the draw to be in with a chance of winning a festive prize! Hear the Snow Sisters as they sing a variety of your Christmas favourites from movies like Frozen and Olaf’s Frozen adventure.

Within Strule Arts Centre Santa will be located in the Roof Top Museum where he will enjoy visits from the children from 1 pm – 3 pm, you can also experience toys and images of Christmas past. If you do not have time to visit Santa on the day, how about writing a special letter the old-fashioned way and post it through a letter box which goes direct to the North Pole! All the family can get involved in creating their own Christmas decorations to take home or help decorate the Strule Arts Centre Christmas tree. Strule Café will serve a variety of festive foods while listening to Christmas favourites overlooking the Strule River. Following a busy afternoon, enjoy a festive family favourite movie Home Alone at 2.00 pm. To purchase your ticket to Home Alone Movie contact www.struleartscentre.co.uk or telephone box office 028 8224 7831.

Be sure to see Santa’s arrival in the town centre at 4.30 pm where he will interact with the children as they are entertained on the main stage at the Court House. A wonderful programme includes Omagh County Primary School Choir, followed by an eclectic performance from Omagh Community Youth Choir on their 20th Anniversary
year, joined by local singer/ songwriter Bronagh Broderick and her band entertaining the town up to the Christmas Lights Switch on at 5.30 pm.

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