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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.

Nature Within 

Artist: Rose Marie Quinn


Rose Marie Quinn

DATE: Mon 1st – Sat 27th September


Rose Marie Quinn is winner of the Cookstown District Council Annual Civic Award 2013 in the arts.

As a sculptural textile artist, Rose Marie focuses mainly on rediscovered materials that people may have discarded or thrown away to reform lifelike animals; rabbits, birds that show how Mother Nature takes over in the end through the act of decay, creating something universally accepted as beautiful.


A Village in County Tyrone

Artist: Jim McKee

Jim McKee Exhibition

DATE: Fri 3rd – Fri 31st October


Cookstown born artist, singer/songwriter and All–Ireland Champion boxer Jim McKee presents ‘A Village in County Tyrone’– an exclusive personal, profound art exhibition featuring local people and places who have inspired this renowned artist’s illustrious career.

The show will be opened by professional boxer Conrad Cummings in an interview with writer Emma Heatherington on Thursday 2nd October from 8pm. Includes drinks reception, light refreshments, live musical entertainment, chat and celebration.


Art from The Base

Artists from The Base

The Base

DATE: Mon 3rd – Fri 28th November


Art is one of the most popular activities enjoyed by users of The Base, Cookstown providing opportunities for relaxation, self– expression and development of new skills, all of which promote a great sense of well–being.

This showcase brings together some of the work produced by the Tuesday Art Club which is led by artist Andrea Hayes, alongside other pieces created by those who have developed their own independent interest in art. The exhibition includes a variety of textile, ceramic and painted works, and demonstrates in many cases the
amazing progression made by the artists over the years.


Cookstown Irish National Foresters

An exhibition to celebrate 125 years

INF Exhibition

DATE: Mon 8th – Sat 20th December


William Orr Branch (189) of the Irish National Foresters in Cookstown will be celebrating 125 years since its formation. The INF has played a major part in the community of Cookstown and there will be an exhibition on the history of the branch as part of these celebrations.

It is an opportunity to see various items from the branch’s history as well as image galleries of the Cookstown INF over the past 125 years. 


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. Music and Songs of the Trenches

    Music and Songs of the Trenches Cookstown District Council has come together with the Northern Ireland Branch of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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  2. Mary Byrne in concert

    Mary Byrne in concert Success came to Mary in the 2010 X–Factor when she won the hearts of millions with her big, warm personality and powerful, emotive voice.

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  3. Jonathan Harker and DRACULA

    Jonathan Harker and DRACULA This new dramatic adaptation of Bran Stoker’s iconic vampire novel sees Gerard McCarthy (The Fall, Vikings) playing Jonathan Harker, whose diaries chronicle the tale, and Dracula himself.

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  4. William Caulfield

    It’s William Caulfield – So It Is – Live ‘It’s William Caulfield so it is’, returns with his all new show for 2014. As usual he will be regaling us with his latest hilarious observations of our everyday life.

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  5. Swan Lake

    Swan Lake This most famous of ballets combines romantic themes, classical technique and ethereal imagery together with Tchaikovsky’s majestic score, to ensure this masterpiece’s immortality.

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  6. Andrea Begley and Guests

    Andrea Begley Andrea now brings on tour a show which brings to the stage her album ‘The Message’ as well as some of the Irish traditional music that has influenced her as a singer from a young age.

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  7. Hugo Duncan and guests

    Country First with Hugo Duncan Radio Ulster’s favourite Hugo Duncan hosts a night of Country Music with a superb line–up of stars.

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  8. Brendan Grace

    An evening with his Grace Brendan Grace’s latest show features some brand new material and some old favourites from his vast repertoire.

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  9. John McNicholl Concert

    John McNicholl Concert Country star John McNicholl appearing with Lisa Stanley of the Phil Mack International Country Show on Sky and other special guests.

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  10. Showstoppers 2014

    Showstoppers 2014 Londonderry Musical Society and the Britannia Concert Band present Showstoppers 2014 in aid of Cookstown District Guide Association.

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