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Access: for groups with specific mobility and/or sensory needs who wish to attend the exhibition, please contact Box Office and we would be pleased to arrange a viewing for any of the exhibitions.


Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) NI 

A Sense of the Past

RNIB Exhibition April 2015

DATE: Wed 1st April – Thurs 30th April


RNIB NI’s Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Museums in Focus’ project brings ‘A Sense of the Past’ exhibition and accompanying book to Mid–Ulster on its nation–wide tour.

‘A Sense of the Past’ explores the social history of blindness in Northern Ireland from the 1800’s through war time to the present day. Discover local blind and partially sighted people’s experiences of education, employment, conflict, home life, sport, leisure and healthcare.

A special feature of this exhibition is the opportunity to use the ‘Penfriend’ device which can narrate any written information for those who struggle to read regular print.


Moments from Petronela

Invite to the launch on 1st May

DATE: Friday 1st May (one day only)


Following on from her popular Emotions exhibition in 2014, local artist Petronela  Majercikova returns to the Burnavon for an evening show entitled of her new work on Friday 1st May at 7pm.

Joined by a very special guest who will also display his paintings, ‘Moments’ will feature brand new works from this exciting and original young artist, who is originally from Slovakia, and living here since 2009.

Petronela’s  art work is inspired by emotions and existing artist and paintings. Speaking about her work, she says “I am transforming art and I want to do something different and make it special and unique to the eye. I love the paintings where I can show moments of emotions and feelings, as everybody can relate to this.”

Everyone is welcome to attend on the evening. Admission to the event in the Burnavon’s First Floor gallery is free and there will be a charity raffle at 8pm in aid of Belfast Children’s Hospital. 


Collective Exhibition at the Burnavon

Long Term Exhibition

Ground Floor Gallery ADMISSION FREE


Collective has been created to provide local professional artists with an exhibition platform to present their work to the public on an ongoing basis. We believe that the diverse artistic talent within our district should be celebrated and this exhibition, in the first instance brings together the work of eight of our most successful artists. Many are well known, others up and coming.

Both individually and collectively there is much to be proud of. We hope you enjoy this collaborative showcase.  All pieces are available for sale.





What's On

  1. Two Inspirational Women and A Priest

    Two Inspirational Women and A Priest Maud Kells, Terina Kelly in conversation with Fr. Michael Cusack.

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  2. Lissan Primary School

    Around the World in 60 minutes with Lissan Primary School ollowing the success of The Jungle Book in 2013, the children of Lissan Primary School take you on a musical adventure. Magical destinations lie in store for the audience.

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  3. Country Music Showtime with the Stars

    Country Music Showtime with the Stars Country Music Showtime With The Stars returns by popular demand to the Burnavon with a brand new line–up for a super night of entertainment.

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  4. Rapunzel

    Rapunzel With specially recorded music, beautifully made rod puppets, and Steve Smart’s masterly puppetry skills, this is a show that is enjoyed by adults and children alike.

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  5. David O’Doherty has checked everything

    David O’Doherty has checked everything The forgotten Sugababe, the bad boy of Zumba, David O’Doherty presents a new evening of talking and songs. Take a ride into the Davidzone. One man. One small keyboard. With batteries. And a chair.

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  6. Ardal O’Hanlon

    Ardal O’Hanlon Ardal O’Hanlon is an award winning comedian, actor, writer – and star of Father Ted and My Hero.

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  7. Patrick Kielty – Help!

    Patrick Kielty – Help! Patrick Kielty knows nothing. And he needs your help. Dundrum’s finest returns to the Burnavon, Cookstown with the first run of his new stand up show – Help.

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  8. Holy Trinity PS

    Toy Story The P6 / P7 pupils of Holy Trinity Primary School Cookstown will present their version of Toy Story.

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  9. Toy Story

    Toy Story The P6 / P7 pupils of Holy Trinity Primary School Cookstown will present their version of Toy Story.

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  10. Nathan Carter

    Nathan Carter Nathan Carter, the hottest name on the Country Music scene in Ireland, makes a welcome return to the Burnavon following sell–out performances in 2014 for a one–off summer concert.

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