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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.

Painted Meadowlands of Tyrone and Donegal
Janet Graham

Dates: Wednesday 3rd January – Wednesday 31st January

FREE Admission

This exhibition is a homecoming for artist Janet Graham. Originally from Cookstown, she now works from her studio in Donegal.

The inspiration for these paintings stems from a great love of bogland and meadow flowers that pepper the countryside of these two beautiful border counties. Graham’s work is held in public and private collections in Europe, USA and Japan.


Deborah Malcomson and residents from Westlands Home 

Dates: Thursday 1st February – Wednesday 28th February

FREE Admission 

Artist Deborah Malcomson is working with residents from Westlands Home on an exciting creative project. All the residents have been hands on in creating many artworks including printing and sculpture. 

This collaboration of work will be exhibited in the Burnavon during February 2018 and then returning to Westlands Home as a permanent piece for everyone to enjoy.


Naomi Hassan

Dates: Thursday 1st March – Saturday 31st March

FREE Admission

This will be the first solo exhibition by local contemporary portrait artist, Naomi Hassan.
Hassan’s portrait work is often influenced by pop culture, and integrating elements of abstraction and symbolic meaning. “I have always been fascinated with portrait art and the challenge of representing the physical or psychological likeness of an individual onto canvas.

This exhibition of work explores themes of identity and the representations of life through an alternative and distorted reality presented to us through other mediums such as TV and film. Influences include the study of film aesthetics and the artistic stylings of pop–art.”

Cookstown Adults Centre and the Satellite Centre 

Dates: Monday 2nd April – Monday 30th April 

FREE Admission

The above groups participated in our spring programme of visual arts workshops facilitated by artist Gwen Stevenson. 

This exhibition showcases one piece of work from every participant. Working with the theme of ‘One’, this broad subject produced a wide ranges of interpretations across a variety of media that reflect the personality and interests of the individuals that produced them.

New Works 
Kyle Barnes

Dates: Tuesday 1st May – Thursday 31st May

FREE Admission

Kyle brings a collection of large scale portraits of Veterans to the Burnavon. The work primarily considers the personal impact of each person’s experience and the ways their life has been changed as a result. 

From Cookstown, and currently working in Southampton, Kyle has won the Towry prize at the National Open Art Competition and exhibited at the prestigious Pallant House Gallery in Chichester. He further won the ‘Young Artist Award’ and the ‘People’s Choice’ Award at the Royal Ulster Academy Belfast in 2014. In 2015 he was awarded the Tyrone Guthrie Residency and in 2017 the Whyte’s Award at the Royal Hibernian Academy. His work is included in many private and public collections.




What's On

  1. Derryloran Boyne Defenders

    Derryloran Boyne Defenders

    Derryloran Boyne Defenders: 50th Anniversary Night Of Cultural Music Derryloran Boyne Defenders Pipe, Accordion and Silver Band were formed in 1968, and mark their 50th anniversary in 2018 with this special milestone concert that showcases their musical skills and much

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  2. Tommy Fleming in concert

    Tommy Fleming in concert

    Tommy Fleming in concert Tommy is regarded as one of the finest singers worldwide and is currently enjoying a hugely successful career.

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  3. Colin Murphy: The Bald Ambition Tour 2018

    Colin Murphy: The Bald Ambition Tour 2018

    Colin Murphy: The Bald Ambition Tour 2018 25 years ago another young man had a dream. And hope. And hair. He is still hanging on to all three… just about.

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  4. Roly Daniels

    Roly Daniels

    Roly Daniels Join one of Ireland’s top entertainers and singers, Roly Daniels, for a nostalgic show by one of our greats.

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  5. I’ll Tell My Ma

    I’ll Tell My Ma

    I’ll Tell My Ma A hilarious one–woman show by Patricia Gormley charting the adventures and mis–adventures in the life of four generations of one West Belfast family.

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  6. St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Concert

    St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Concert

    St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Concert Compered by Lynette Fay and featuring Chasin’ Hooley and Cookstown Folk Club.

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  7. Give My Head Peace – Live!

    Give My Head Peace – Live!

    Give My Head Peace – Live! Following last year’s sell out tour Andy, Ma, Da and the rest of the Gang will be hitting the road again with their unmissable and hilarious brand new stage show Give My Head Peace– Live!

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  8. Foster & Allen

    Foster & Allen

    Foster & Allen: The Golden Years Tour International Recording artists Foster & Allen are bringing their Golden Years Tour back to the Burnavon.

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  9. Lisa McHugh

    Lisa McHugh

    Lisa McHugh Supported by Gary Gamble Lisa continues to capture peoples’ hearts all over the country with her charisma, charm and of course her unbelievable talent on–stage.

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  10. Conal Gallen

    Conal Gallen

    Conal Gallen – Suckin’ Diesel When it comes to comedians there is none better or funnier than the King himself, CONAL GALLEN!!! Conal is bringing his brand new stand–up comedy show, “SUCKIN’ DIESEL” to the stage in 2018!

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