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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


Summer Seisiún in Dun Uladh

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Community event within Dún Uladh but open to all. Our Summer Seisiún will be back in full swing this coming July, with our authentic show of Irish music, song, stories and dance which bring together and the very best and most talented musiciaans from across Ulster.

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Blair Memorial Flute Band Annual Band Parade

Friday 20 July 2018

Blair Memorial F.B Omagh Annual Band Parade. Friday 20th July 2018 8pm Snug Bar / Dunnes Stores Car Park Area. We would like to invite all bands that continue to support us and any new that wish to attend. A date for your diary. All bands and supporters will...

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Macro Photography Workshop

Saturday 11 August 2018

Wildlife Photographer Debbie Deboo will mentor participants through techniques and equipment required for high quality close up images. Aimed at people wishing to refresh or progress their macro photography these workshops will enable participants to learn how to use their own digital SLR camera competently.

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Beginners Photography Workshop

Sunday 12 August 2018

Beginners’ essential camera skills. Get off Auto to control the look of your photos. If you’ve been using your camera on Auto, or trying various settings with mixed results, this workshop will give you a good foundation in photography in just one day. You’ll have ample hands-on practice to...

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Summer Cabaret at The Mellon Country Inn

Thursday 23 August 2018

Red Carpet Arrival and Champagne Reception; 4 Course Meal and Cabaret for just £35pp! Dine, Dance and Stay for £79pps With Dominic Kirwan, Barry Kirwan & Band, Louise Morrissey, Simon Peters, Chrissy Mac, The Shevlin Twins, and comedian Gene Fitzpatrick.    

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XVIII Commonwealth Fly Fishing Championships 2018 Northern Ireland

Sunday 2 September 2018

The Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland (TAFI) proudly welcomes those Commonwealth Countries sending their Fly Fishing Teams to compete in the 2018 competition being held in Northern Ireland. We are delighted to be hosting this competition for the first time and we will endeavour to make sure that all competitors...

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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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The Omagh Literary Festival: Honouring Benedict Kiely

Saturday 20 October 2018

Omagh’s yearly festival, including lectures, readings and performance,celebrating the verbal arts, and the legacy of Benedict Kiely. This years festival takes place on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October. Benedict Kiely, one of the most distinguished figures in twentieth century Irish literature, was born near Dromore, Co Tyrone in...

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