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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. Tommy Fleming

    Tommy Fleming A Tommy Fleming concert is a unique and emotional musical experience suitable for all ages. His performance is always delivered with electric emotion and surrounded by his world class band.

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  2. Tutus & Beyond

    Tutus & Beyond Ballet Ireland’s Tutus & Beyond… journeys from traditional classical ballet to the striking contemporary work being produced today.

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  3. The Magic of the Musicals

    The Magic of the Musicals The Sperrin Choir present an evening devoted to the glitz and glamour of the musical. The audience will be transported from the 1950’s right through to the modern day.

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  4. Lisa McHugh

    Lisa McHugh With enough determination and talent to last a lifetime, Lisa McHugh is a Glaswegian born star that’s more than ready to shine.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. The High Kings

    The High Kings Multi Platinum Artists The High Kings, comprised of Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey & Darren Holden, have been voted Ireland’s folk band of the year for three years running.

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  8. The High Kings

    The High Kings Multi Platinum Artists The High Kings, comprised of Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey & Darren Holden, have been voted Ireland’s folk band of the year for three years running.

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