What’s On

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


A Step in Time – Exhibition at Ulster American Folk Park

A Step in Time includes almost 100 objects, ranging in date from a medieval brooch to a contemporary diamante embroidered costume for solo dance. Embroidered costumes, medals, and certificates will tell the story of the development of dance schools and the governing bodies for Irish Dance. The exhibition will...

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Toddler Forest School

Friday 18 January 2019

Discover outdoor play and learning through the environment,  parents stay with children throughout. Starting Fri 18th Jan for 6 weeks. Bookings must be made in advance, limited numbers To Book Call 028 807 61112

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Forest Friday’s Afterschools

Friday 18 January 2019

An Creagán is running a new After School Club for children aged 4 to 11 years old. This is a great opportunity for children to enjoy a couple of hours letting off steam, having fun exploring the woods, learning new skills and cooking tasty treats over the campfire after...

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The Mellon Centre for Migration Studies

Saturday 26 January 2019

The Mellon Centre for Migration Studies is delighted to invite you to attend our annual lecture, given by Peter McElhinney, on Saturday 26 January 2019. Peter is an object conservator with research interests in the scientific analysis of cultural material and worked at the Smithsonian Institute. He was inspired...

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Family Yoga at An Creagan

Sunday 27 January 2019

Want to try a yoga class with your children? Would you like to be in a fun group, learning yoga poses, breathing exercises, relaxation and guided imagery all while having fun through games and play? Why not try out a family yoga session? Sunday 27 January, a family yoga...

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Cheese Wine and Jazz Gig @ Omagh Library

Friday 1 February 2019

Omagh JazzFests ever popular Cheese Wine and Jazz gig will be taking place at Omagh Library on Friday 1st February. Music by Gerarda McCann and The Bob Quick Quintet with food by Manu Marechaux. Tickets are £12.50, available by email -bobquickomagh@yahoo.co.uk or call 07864926702

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‘DEAR ME!’…A MORNING OF MINDFULNESS AND SELF-COMPASSION

Saturday 9 February 2019

Valentine’s Day! The time of the year when we celebrate love. But if you were asked to list all the special people you dearly love where would YOU be ranked? Would you even consider adding yourself to the list? Yet the most important relationship any of us will ever...

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An Evening with Percy French

Saturday 9 February 2019

For one night only you will have the opportunity to travel back in time and spend a delightful  evening listening to the music and songs of one of the most accomplished composers this island has produced. Almost 100 years after his death, barely a sing-song takes place in this...

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An Creagán Artists Collective

Friday 1 March 2019

Having lost Arts council funding for 2018/19 An Creagan is fighting back and is seeking help from the local creative community. Have you ideas you would like to see for locally run community arts & culture events, projects, workshops, festivals and programmes? Have you the skills you facilitate innovative...

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Ulster Orchestra in Strule Arts Centre

Thursday 25 April 2019

On Your Doorstep’ is a very special opportunity to catch a full symphony orchestra in the intimate surroundings of your local arts theatre. It’s hard to truly capture the power and effect of live orchestral music until you attend a show in person, and this programme strives to bring...

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