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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


Ceramic Owl Creation

Wednesday 5 September 2018

Participants can design their own owl. Sessions will include design, building, adding details, painting, glazing and finishing.  

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Patrick Feeney at the Silverbirch Hotel

Friday 21 September 2018

Join us on Fri 21st September for live big band country music entertainment by the fantastic Patrick Feeney at Lola’s. 2 for 1 cocktails before 10pm. Time: Doors open from 9.15pm (DJ 9.15-11pm) Patrick Feeney on stage 11pm (11pm -1am) Price: £12pp pay on the door Jive & Dine...

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Culture Night Omagh 2018

Friday 21 September 2018

This year, Culture Night will focus on celebrating culture through local communities. We want to hear from community, arts, sports, cultural, heritage and other groups across the district who are keen to take part in this year’s Culture Night by organising a local event.  This event will celebrate your townland, village, town or...

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Sperrins & Killeter Walking Festival

Saturday 22 September 2018

On Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2018, walkers of all ages and abilities have the chance to get outside and explore the beauty, history and heritage of the Sperrins and Killeter regions. Walks are available at a variety of levels including easy strolls (perfect for families and budding...

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Derek Ryan

Friday 28 September 2018

Join us on Friday 28th September for live big band country music entertainment by the fantastic Derek Ryan at Lola’s. 2 for 1 cocktails before 10pm. Time: Doors open from 9.15pm (DJ 9.15-11pm) Derek Ryan on stage 11pm (11pm -1am) Price: £12pp pay on the door Jive & Dine...

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North West Brew Fest, Craft Drinks Festival

Friday 28 September 2018

The ever-popular North West Brew Fest, Craft Drinks Festival returns to Lola’s Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh (www.silverbirchhotel.com) for its third year on Saturday 22nd September 7pm! The festival proudly boasts all that is great in terms of craft drinks showcasing over 15 of Ireland’s best breweries highlights include a great...

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Get out to Gortin

Saturday 29 September 2018

Outdoor event,  canoeing, outdoor pursuits and much more in the scenic Gortin Glens Forest Park and Gortin Lakes. All events are free and there is no advance booking required. 12noon – 5pm

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Glass Painted Lanterns

Wednesday 3 October 2018

Design and take home your very own glass painted lantern perfect for those winter nights  

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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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