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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


Forest Birthday Parties at An Creagán

If the thought of 15 children running around a village hall sends you into a mild panic why not try something a bit different. With our Kids Outdoor Birthday Parties we aim to deliver a fun packed, stress free party for you and your child. Includes – Food for...

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Kids Summer Forest Camp at An Creagán

Monday 15 July 2019

Shelter building, bug hunting, making potions, art projects, fire lighting, cooking and outdoor games Mon 15th – Fri 19th July. Time: 10am – 2pm daily Mon 12th – Fri 16th August. Time: 10am – 2pm daily Cost £75 per week includes lunch daily 20% discount for siblings 5 –...

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Plein Air Painting at An Creagán

Saturday 20 July 2019

Introduction to Plein Air (Painting Outdoors) Discover the Sperrin’s landscapes using your favourite medium, all levels of experience welcome Sat 20th July. Time: 11am – 4pm Cost £50 – includes lunch To Book – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plein-air-painting-painting-outdoors-tickets-62484537935

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Dominic Kirwan Weekend

Friday 26 July 2019

The annual Dominic Kirwan Weekend returns with a fantastic line-up of special guests joining Dominic on stage at Silverbirch Hotel. Fri 26th July – Dominic Kirwan & special guest Jimmy Buckley Saturday 27th July – Dominic Kirwan & special guest Shawn Cuddy Sunday 28th July – Dominic Kirwan & special...

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Blackwork Embroidery at An Creagán

Saturday 27 July 2019

The workshop will give you an introduction to this technique and an opportunity to try out a variety of patterns. This is an ideal course for beginners and more advanced embroiderers, looking to gain new techniques and inspiration. All materials and lunch are included in the price. To Book...

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Glass Fusion Workshop at An Creagán

Saturday 27 July 2019

Learn about the techniques that go into designing and crafting fused glass with enamels. You’ll get to try these out yourself and create your own piece of glass art to keep. To Book https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glass-fusion-workshop-tickets-62486174831 Sat, July 27, 2019 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM £50  

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Celtic Leather Art at An Creagán

Saturday 10 August 2019

Cutting leather, Stamping & tooling techniques, Burnishing & finishing , Dying & hand-painting Leather, Attaching snaps Sat, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, £40 To Book – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celtic-leather-art-tickets-62488472704

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Introduction to Indian Cooking at An Creagán

Saturday 17 August 2019

Indian cooking class to master the art of balancing spices and Indian cooking techniques Sat, August 17, 2019 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM To Book – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-indian-cooking-tickets-62489681319

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28th Bluegrass Music Festival

Friday 30 August 2019

There’ll be strumming on the porches of the log cabins, dancing in the cobbled streets and jamming outside the General Store! Get down to the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival to enjoy three days of live music from some of the biggest names in bluegrass and old time music....

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Omagh Comic Fest

Saturday 14 September 2019

ComicFest resturns to Omagh again on 14th September! The venue will again be the Strule Arts Centre!

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