Month: September 2014

War Horse consultant to speak at Manx Museum

   ‘Imp’ the War Horse – photographed in the Isle of Man Times, 3rd October 1936, page 10. Manx National Heritage welcomes Andrew Robertshaw BA MA PGCE to present his lecture ‘The Real War Horses: Horse Power, Logistics and Transport 1914-18’ at the

IOM Civil Defence Volunteers help out at The Nautical Museum

Many of us visited the Nautical Museum when we attended the NAMA Convention on the island in July. Here’s an exciting update.  A recent training evening for Civil Defence volunteers took them to an unusual venue – the dock of the world’s

The Peel P50 Celebrates 50th Birthday!

The unique Peel P50, designed and built on the Isle of Man, celebrated its 50th birthday recently with a get-together of owners and vehicles for a number of special events. Owners of some of the surviving vehicles, including not only the

The Manx Bard — An exciting new cultural initiative for the Isle of Man

Photo: The Manx Bard ‘team’ gathered around the Bardic chair that has been commissioned, thanks to funding from the Isle of Man Arts Council. Pictured (left to right) are: Simon Capelan, Janet Lees, Bridget Carter, Hazel Teare and Graham Hall.

Manx Folk Dance Society 60th Anniversary Festival Concert DVD

This colourful extravaganza was recorded as part of the International Folk Dance Festival held at the Villa Marina, with the support of the Isle of Man Arts Council, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Manx Folk Dance Society, featuring