Month: April 2014

Packing for the Convention – here's a dress guide

I was asked how we should dress for the events on our calendar. Here are my recommendations.Thursday Night @ Manx National Heritage — Smart casualFriday Coach tour — walking shoes and rain gear. Dress in layers. Friday Night — Smart casualSaturday

Packing for the Convention – here’s a dress guide

I was asked how we should dress for the events on our calendar. Here are my recommendations.Thursday Night @ Manx National Heritage — Smart casualFriday Coach tour — walking shoes and rain gear. Dress in layers. Friday Night — Smart casualSaturday

Getting Creative in Peel and the West for Annual Art Festival

There’ll be plenty of activity in Peel and the west during the early May Bank Holiday weekend (3rd – 5th May), with the third Western Open Studio Art Trail offering some new and colourful developments as part of their celebration

Manx Group Wins Pan Celtic International Song Contest!

                                                    Manx group Shenn Scoill scored a win for the Isle of Man in last

New Chapter Opens as Carol Retires from the Ward Library in Peel

A new chapter will be written at the Ward Library in Peel with the retirement of Carol Horton as resident librarian after thirty years of loyal service to the town. Carol, who took over the position from Mrs Myrtle Nicholson,

Isle of Man Stamps – The Battle of Clontarf

As Ireland prepares to celebrate the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf, Isle of Man Stamps has issued a set of six stamps to commemorate one of the most definitive battles of Irish history. But the Isle of Man is

Innocent on the Bounty The Court-Martial and Pardon of Midshipman Peter Heywood, in Letters Peter Heywood and Nessy Heywood

Innocent on the Bounty The Court-Martial and Pardon of Midshipman Peter Heywood, in Letters Peter Heywood and Nessy Heywood Edited by Donald A. Maxton and Rolf E. Du Rietz This is the first complete publication of a rare collection of

Isle of Man Department of Education & Children's Manx Folk Awards

Organised by the Isle of Man Department of Education and Children, the annual Manx Folk Awards (Aundyr yn Kiaull Theay Vannin) were held at the Kensington Road Youth Arts Centre in Douglas at the beginning of April. Although only in

Queensland Manx Rolling Newsletter

2014 Qms Rolling Newsletter April 2014

Celtic Festival Season Gets Underway!

The 43rd Pan Celtic Festival will cross the Irish border for the first time in its history this year as the annual celebration of all things Celtic moves to the city of Derry in Northern Ireland. It’s a great opportunity

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