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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Cliona Hagan

    Cliona Hagan

    Cliona Hagan With her latest singles; “We’re all gonna die someday”, “Cowboy Yodel Song” and “I Need Someone to Hold Me When I Cry” her tremendous voice and stage presence captivate all that come to see her.

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  5. We’ll Walk Hand In Hand

    We’ll Walk Hand In Hand

    We’ll Walk Hand In Hand Marking the 50th anniversary of the Northern Ireland civil rights struggle, the play charts the story of Vincent and Louise, two young working class kids from Woodvale and the Lower Falls.

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  6. Philomena Begley & Ray Lynam

    Philomena Begley & Ray Lynam

    Philomena Begley & Ray Lynam Supported by Andrea Begley Philomena Begley and Ray Lynam return to the Burnavon in 2018 where they will be supported by Andrea Begley

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  7. Rossini, Mozart and Mendelssohn

    Rossini, Mozart and Mendelssohn

    Rossini, Mozart and Mendelssohn No stranger to the Burnavon stage, we welcome the Orchestra back for a classic programme.

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  8. Rat In The Skull

    Rat In The Skull

    Rat In The Skull Set in the midst of continuing IRA violence, ‘Rat in the Skull’ centres on an interview between an RUC inspector and a young Catholic man in London, detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

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  9. 10th Anniversary Concert With Peter Corry

    10th Anniversary Concert With Peter Corry

    10th Anniversary Concert With Peter Corry Cookstown Youth Choir celebrate their 10th Anniversary, alongside Peter Corry, for an evening of amazing music and song.

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  10. The Kings and Queens of Country Show

    The Kings and Queens of Country Show

    The Kings and Queens of Country Show Join six of Ireland’s top Country Music Stars for a fantastic “Kings and Queens of Country Show“ featuring Patrick Feeney, Louise Morrisey, John Hogan, Stephen Smyth, Kathy Durkin, and Cowboy Larry.

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