Month: June 2014

Did you see this?! Downing Street apologises for IoM Twitter map gaffe

A Downing Street spokesman for said the error “will not happen again” The tweet, made ahead of the Scottish Independence vote, said: Downing Street has issued an apology after the Isle of Man was wrongly included on a map of the UK

Media Release form Tynwald!

Media Release Coming Home for Tynwald Day One of the UK’s leading film critics, Mark Kermode, who has Manx roots, will be among many ‘coming home’ for Tynwald Day.   Mr Kermode (pictured) and his mother Audrey Kermode will be

Our Souvenir Program

  North American Manx Association Souvenir Program

Ned Maddrell Lecture 2014

The annual Ned Maddrell Lecture will take place on Thursday 19th June at Tynwald Mills in St John’s with guest speaker, Finbarr Bradley, discussing The Manx Creative Edge: Why Authenticity and Place Matter. Finbarr Bradley Finbarr was professor in the

Another letter – This time we have a new book set in WWII.

Dear…. …I  would also like you to know that I have recently (March 2014) published a book – THE OPERA SINGER –  a novel, written as a fictional memoir, which I feel would be of interest to your members.   The

Ruth Keggin wrote to us

Hi Kelly, I saw in the paper that you were interested in Manx-produced gifts and wares for the members of NAMA to be able to take back to America after the homecoming trip over to the Island in July. I

From the Vancouver Manx

VANCOUVER MANX SOCIETY June 2014 This Tynwalld Day, Saturday July the 5th we are having our annual Manx Picnic!! TIME: 11 am To 2:30 pm (we are only booked til 3pm) PLACE: Rocky Point Park Picnic Shelter, Port Moody Take

Checklist for NAMA Convention

Check your passport is up to datePlane ticketsATM card for pounds or euros depending where you’re traveling throughPlug outlet adaptor and phone chargerCall your phone carrier so your phone will work overseas. Turn the Cellular dat and data roaming switches

We're been invited to a 'bit of a do'

New Manx Gaelic TT Phrase Guide Available

With this year’s TT races well underway, Culture Vannin has released an updated version of their successful Manx Gaelic guide, which provides a variety of key phrases for visiting bikers. The guide, which has been supported by local mobile phone