Arts & Crafts
Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre
Situated in Dungannon and located at the top of Market Square is Hill of The O’Neill and the newly refurbished Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre.All visitors are invited to come and discover how Dungannon was once at the centre of world affairs. Learn about the history of the O’Neills, the Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster through an interactive exhibition on permanent display in Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre. Take a stroll on the Hill of the O’Neill and take in the spectacular views from the newly landscaped gardens and pathways of this historical location. View the remains of the towers that belonged to the Knox Hannyngton House on the site which once stood the Castle of Hugh O’Neill.
The Craic Theatre & Arts Centre
The CRAIC Arts Centre, Coalisland, is a fully dedicated community arts facility in the Borough of Dungannon and South Tyrone. The aim of the centre is to provide the opportunity for people from all backgrounds to access the arts in as broad a range as possible. Craic promotes drama, dance, music, training, outreach, crafts and skills etc. Promoting professional drama with companies from all over Ireland and further afield. Through schools, youth groups and the ongoing CRAIC programme of activities, in excess of 600 children access the CRAIC Arts Centre every week. To keep up to date on upcoming productions and events at CRAIC visit www.craicartscentre.com or contact CRAIC Theatre’s box office.
Burnavon Arts & Cultural Centre
As one of the top regional theatres in N. Ireland, the Burnavon, Cookstown District Council Offers a wide range of arts and entertainment including concerts, drama, comedy, dance, children’s theatre, community and visual arts. Experience the passion and excitement of a live theatre performance from some of the biggest names in the local, national and international arts and music scene in an intimate friendly venue. Event information and tickets are available online or at:
Strule Arts Centre
Strule Arts Centre is situated in the heart of Omagh, County Tyrone. Strule houses, nurtures and presents a hive of vibrant artistic flair, offering creative outlets and opportunities for local, national and international talent. Our state-of-the-art building is a nucleus for music, theatre, comedy and dance performances, talks, workshops, education events, films and exhibitions. Pick a copy of our events guide or check out our events online at www.struleartscentre.co.uk and plan your night’s entertainment in Omagh.
Situated at the bottom of a small orchard beside the Old Ballygawley Roundabout. Offering visitors family hospitality, fabulous shopping and good food. Their range of products includes Irish pottery from some of the leading potters, Nick Moss, Eden, Brixton, to name but a few. They have a wide range of other products, including Irish Knit designer sweaters for ladies and gents and lots of designer Jewellery. Here you can see the complete range of Troll beads, childrens books, and what they believe is the widest range of traditional wooden toys in Ireland. The tea room is a lovely spot to enjoy their delicious home made food, soups, sandwiches, toasties, panini or wraps, all made to order. All cakes, traybakes, pies and scones are made on the premises. Choose from a range of scones – the most popular at the moment are Raspberry and Hot Cinnamon Scones.
Island Turf Craft, Gift Shop & Visitor Centre
Step back in time in the bog museum with a treasure house of exhibits which reveal the history of Ireland before and after the Ice Age. Also now available creative bog art for groups and individuals, create your own work of art using 5,000 year old turf which is then framed so you can take home your own piece of Ireland. Whilst waiting for your artwork to be framed you will be shown a visual presentation on turf cutting and you will receive your framed work of art on leaving. Families, groups and education visits welcome. Visit our new Coalisland industrial heritage museum and learn about the weaving history of the region, group tours available on request.
Black Sheep Play
Black Sheep Play is a local based company with an ethos of providing excellent customer service with the highest quality outdoor and garden play equipment designed to suit all ages. We believe that children’s play should be fun, exciting and should assist in children’s development. Black Sheep Play is passionate about creating possibilities for play that are both challenging and stimulating. At Black Sheep Play we provide a range of modular playsystems that can be customised to each client, various swing set combinations, as well as market leading trampolines and go-karts. Designed with safety, attention to detail and visual appearance in mind, our playsystems provide an attractive and exciting environment for your children to play together, they are constructed of natural wood and blend into the surroundings to compliment your garden.
Specialists in coats of arms carved in native hardwoods or printed on hand-made paper, designed specifically for weddings, births and anniversaries. Wooden signage, stone memorials and house numbers; tables cut in the shape of Ireland; personalised family and county clocks; rustic and contemporary wooden mirrors; commissioned heirlooms, such as, heraldic baby rocking cradles.