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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.

 

1916 Commemorative Exhibition 

 

  Soldiers over the top

DATES: Mon 1st Feb – Mon 29th Feb

ADMISSION: Free

OPEN: 9am – 5pm daily and 1 hour before scheduled performances. 

In conjunction with their Somme Centenary Concert on 27th Feb, the Tyrone Somme Memorial Association, in association with Mid Ulster Militeria and Collectables, are staging an exhibition of WWI photos, medals, poems, cap badges, souvenirs, post cards, fields gear, uniforms and much more during the month of February. In the week leading up to the concert, Tyrone Somme members will be available to talk to people on all aspects of the Great War and undertake research into family members who fought or died during WWI.

Schools and groups are particularly welcome and arrangements can be made to have members on site to answer questions. 

Please contact the Box Office for further information.

 

Their Story: An Exhibition on the Irish in World War I

DATES: 1st – 31st March

ADMISSION: Free

OPEN: 9am – 5pm daily and 1 hour before scheduled performances. 

On loan from County Museum, Dundalk, ‘Their Story’ is an exhibition making the involvement of two Irish Divisions in World War I – the 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster). 

The exhibition examines some of the motivation that caused men to enlist and looks at their subsequent training leading to the Battle of the Somme. 

 

Athbheochan na Gaeilge agus Eiri Amach na Casca (The Revival of the Irish Language & the Easter Rising)

DATES: 4th – 18th April

ADMISSION: Free

OPEN: 9am – 5pm daily and 1 hour before scheduled performances.

The exhibition details the role the Irish Language movement played in the broad Irish Revival period from the late nineteen century to the period of revolution in the early twentieth century with the primary focus on the 1916 Easter Rising. It highlights both the context and various aspects of the revival and also focuses on the lives of leading members of Conradh na Gaeilge and their roles in the Easter Rising.

 


 

What's On

  1. Welcome to My World

    Welcome to My World The brilliant Scottish singer, ‘Gentleman Al’ Grant presents a unique insight into the life and music of the great Jim Reeves, with a wonderful concert of his classic songs.

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  2. Eddi Reader

    Eddi Reader With a career spanning over 3 decades, Eddi Reader has effortlessly developed into one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers.

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  3. Conal Gallen

    Conal Gallen: A Laugh and A Half Yes he is back! Ireland’s Ambassador of Comedy Conal Gallen is back on stage solo with his hilarious new one man stand up show ‘A Laugh and a Half’.

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  4. Tommy Fleming

    Tommy Fleming: in concert Don’t miss this opportunity to experience what 20,000 Irish fans see annually and return to experience a new show with an outstanding and unique performance from Tommy Fleming.

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  5. Give My Head Peace Live

    Give My Head Peace Live Northern Ireland’s favourite dysfunctional family returns to the Burnavon and they’ll all be there, Ma, Da, Cal, Dympna, Billy, Uncle Andy and the lovably menacing Pastor Begbie (Paddy Jenkins).

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  6. Eamonn McCrystal

    Eamonn McCrystal in Concert Emmy® Award Winner, Eamonn McCrystal, returns to the Burnavon for a special evening of music in his home town.

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  7. Brendan Grace

    An evening with Brendan Grace It’s a funny old world when seen through the eyes of Brendan Grace.

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  8. Derek Ryan

    Derek Ryan Derek’s most recent album, “The Simple Things” topped the Irish charts, overtaking some big names for the top spot.

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  9. Derek Ryan

    Derek Ryan Derek’s most recent album, “The Simple Things” topped the Irish charts, overtaking some big names for the top spot.

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  10. Centenary of the Somme (1916–2016)

    Centenary of the Somme (1916–2016) This concert is to commemorate the centenary of this awful battle, to remember and pay tribute to the local men like John Jordan who died in the Great War.

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