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Ready to embrace a new discovery?

The wait is over and the Alley Theatre and Strabane Visitor Information Centre is back just in time for the Summer months.

Strabane’s hub of culture is partially reopened in line with Covid 19 restrictions with the following services available: Box Office/ Strabane Visitor Information Centre, Studio 1 Craft Collective and our Gallery.

Open Monday to Friday from 10am – 4.30pm, call in and enjoy our two current exhibitions:

‘Loving Life’ by Strabane’s very own Pauline Norry.  A beautiful collection of both watercolour paintings and hand embroidered pieces and features themes of family, history, landscape and nature. 

Our second exhibition is ‘An Introduction to Flann O’Brien, A Man of Mystery ‘. This exhibition celebrates the life and works of local writer Brian O’Nolan (Brian O’Nuállain) who is better known by his pen names of Flann O’Brien and Myles Na Gopaleen.
He was a novelist, playwright and satirist and is considered as one of the major literary figures in twentieth century Irish literature.

Also opening on the 21st June is ‘The Lost Childhood’ exhibition which tells the stories of the children and young people who lost their lives in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area during the conflict.

Looking for a gift or maybe to treat yourself? 

Studio 1 Craft Collective is located in our foyer and offers a beautiful range of local, handmade crafts including women’s and men’s jewellery, handcrafted pens, prints, baby gifts, scented candles, sculptures and lots more.  Perfect for a special Father’s Day surprise or an end of year teachers gifts.

Our friendly visitor information staff are ready to help with all your ‘staycation’ needs and are here to support you with a wide range of information and services from accommodation, travel & transport, to events, activities, attractions.

Tickets for Autumn shows are now available from our box office and online including Neil Delamere, Colin Murphy, Ulster Orchestra Sorry For Your Loss, A Christmas Country Show and more. 

In the meantime we have a selection of shows on our facebook page: @thealleytheatre

Coming up on June 26th is our weekly ‘Vaccine Sessions’ with the very best of local singer /songwriters from 9pm. Artists include Gav Kelly, Darren Doherty, Without Willow, Glenn Rouse and lots more.
Don’t forget to join us on Friday nights at 9pm for a performance by Mickey Joe Harte and every Sunday night at 8pm with Music to Your Ears Group.

  • For more information on our services and safety measures contact The Alley Theatre on 028 71 384444 or visit www.alley-theatre.com

 

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