Month: September 2011

Isle of Man Post – Birds in Winter

The latest release from Isle of Man Post features the work of Island based artist Jeremy Paul and encompasses the Europa theme of ‘Forests’ and the SEPAC theme of ‘Scenery’, in a strikingly visual presentation entitled ‘Birds in Winter’. Some

THE Isle of Man is getting its own version of Monopoly.

Woo hoo! We love Monopoly! The Island will be immortalised in the popular family board game with around 30 Manx landmarks replacing the likes of Oxford Street and Park Lane. Winning Moves UK, the manufacturers of this version of the

Isle of Man looking for greatest Manx person

Any ideas, anyone? Here’s what the paper has come up with so far in its quest: WE’VE been on the search for the greatest living Manxman or woman – but could it be we’ve found both under one roof? Former

Read this article

This is a very heartwarming story. “Come as guests, leave as friends.”

125 Years of Freemasonry on the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has a long historical association with freemasonry, and in celebration of its 125th anniversary during September under the title of the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Isle of Man, will be holding a number of exhibitions

Archibald Knox Work in Colorado Exhibition and US Lecture Tour

Chairman of the Archibald Knox Society, Liam O’Neill One of the many museums in the world to have the distinctive work of Archibald Knox on permanent display is the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art based in Denver, Colorado,

9/11 Tribute

Two Manx firefighters are representing the island at a memorial service in New York, in honour of those killed in the 9/11 terror attacks. Nearly 3,000 people died when four hijacked aeroplanes were crashed into the World Trade Center in


‘Coraa’ (Voicein Manx Gaelic) is an exciting new educational resource produced primarily for the Island’s secondary school choirs by Manx Music Specialist Dr Chloë Woolley, on behalf of the Manx Heritage Foundation, but a limited number of copies are now

Commonwealth Youth Games Opening Ceremony to be streamed live on BBC The opening ceremony of the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games will be streamed live around the world on the BBC Isle of Man website. The ceremony will be held on the evening of Thursday, 8 September, at the Bowl stadium

Go and see Lily in London.

Lily just gave concerts in Finland (at an outdoor festival with cellist Vesa Norilo!) and Russia (in St. Petersburg on a Navy Ship!) and will be going to London next week!  Hope that some of you can make it to hear