Hundreds enjoy Culture Night 2015

Published: 23rd September 2015

Hundreds of people took part in this year’s Culture Night in the Fermanagh and Omagh district on Friday 18 September 2015.

Culture Night is an all-Ireland celebration of culture, creativity and the arts and is coordinated locally by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. As part of the celebrations, local venues and organisations opened their doors for free for people to explore, experience and enjoy the district’s local cultural offering.

A packed programme of events and activities were on offer throughout the evening with music, song, dance, film, arts, crafts, poetry, children’s, historical and open house events.

Speaking about this year’s Culture Night, Chairman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Thomas O’Reilly, said:

“Culture Night is a great way for locals and visitors alike to experience the cultural heritage of the Fermanagh and Omagh district.  This year’s Culture Night programme had a wonderful variety of events and activities with something for everybody.

I would like to pass on my thanks to those organisations and venues that so kindly arranged to open their doors for free as part of this year’s Culture Night celebrations.”

Participating organisations, venues and individuals in this year’s Culture Night included An Creagán Visitor Centre; Aughakillymaude Mummers; Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre; Limekiln at Rylagh; McKenna Gallery; Mullaghmore House; Omagh Churches’ Forum; Omagh Ethnic Communities Support Group; Open Door Poetry Group; Royal British Legion; Strule Arts Centre; Subterranean Film Club, Tattykeel Design Studio; The Buttermarket; The Crosshill Gallery; Tyrone GAA and Vincent Brogan Walking Tour.

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