Details of Omagh Culture Night 2015 unveiled

Culture Night 2015 takes place on Friday 18 September 2015

Published: 19th August 2015

A host of venues and organisations in the Omagh area will throw open their doors to members of the public for free as part of this year’s Culture Night.

Taking place on Friday 18 September, Culture Night is an all-Ireland celebration of culture, creativity and the arts. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Revolves Around You.’

Speaking about this year’s Culture Night in the Omagh area, Vice-Chairman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Paul Robinson, said:

“Culture Night 2015 is a great way for locals and visitors alike to experience the cultural heritage of the Omagh area. This year’s Culture Night programme has a wonderful variety of events and activities with something for everybody. I encourage people to make the most of this unique opportunity. I would also like to pass on my thanks to those organisations and venues that have so kindly arranged to open their doors for free as part of the Culture Night celebrations.”

Now in its third year in the Omagh area, this year’s Culture Night is bigger than ever with an array of cultural activities on offer.

From 5 pm to 11 pm people can enjoy a night of entertainment, discovery and adventure as a number of organisations and venues open their doors for people to explore, experience and enjoy Omagh’s local cultural heritage.

Event goers will have the opportunity to learn about local religious and cultural institutions with the Royal British Legion, Tyrone GAA and a number of Omagh’s churches opening their doors at various times between 5 pm and 11 pm.

Period antiques and vintage curiosities will be on display at Mullaghmore House while fine art and textile art will be on exhibition at Crosshill and McKenna Galleries and Tattykeel Design Studio respectively.

At Omagh Community House the Subterranean Film Club will showcase its work. Event participants will also have the opportunity to learn a new skill with Omagh Ethnic Communities Support Group.

A packed programme of activity will be available at The Strule Arts Centre with a craft fair, children’s entertainment, music and dance while An Creagán Visitor Centre and Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre will host an evening of music and craic.

Poetry recitals will also take place at The Weigh Inn and local historian, Vincent Brogan, will lead an historic walking tour of Omagh town.

Events listed take place at various times between 5 pm and 11 pm on Friday 18 September 2015. All events and activities are free of charge. The Culture Night programme for the Omagh area is available to download from the related files section of this webpage. Alternatively, for further information telephone the Strule Arts Centre on 028 8224 7831.


Related Files
Culture Night 2015 programme
5 MB | pdf | 14 Aug 2017

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