Year: 2014

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

Pathway to the Sun

This emotionally charged drama, held at the Centenary Centre in Peel, focused on five central characters from the close of World War I up to the beginning of World War II; with some of our top vocalists taking the starring

North American Manx Association Scholarships

NAMA presented five scholarships to members under 30 who were attending the Convention on the Isle of Man. How great to see young faces who expressed an interest in their Manx heritage! Left to right: Kevin Smith, Jenelle Smith, Angus

Racing in the Manx Grand Prix – A Dream Come True for Manx Girl Ali Foster

Local girl, Ali Foster, will be lining up on the grid in the Newcomers B Class and Supertwin races at this year’s Manx Grand Prix, with the realisation that she will finally be fulfilling a lifetime’s ambition to race on

Royal Manx Agricultural Show 2014

Despite on-going road works and changeable weather conditions, crowds flocked to the Royal Manx Agricultural Show, held at Knockaloe Farm in Patrick, for an extensive programme of events over two days. With its friendly atmosphere and family based activities, there

The Green Fields of France

Presented as a ‘docu-musical tribute’, The Green Fields of France was the brainchild of Bill Quine under the umbrella of Peel Heritage Trust, organised to coincide with the centenary commemorations of World War I. Held over two nights at the

Conference promises to shed new light on First World War internmen

Rush for dinner at Knockaloe Internment Camp by German Internee, George Kenner. A special conference organised by the Manx Museum and De Montfort University takes place next month on the subject of First World War internment on the Isle of

Island in the Great War – Try it.

Threshing with steam at Larkhill Farm, Abbeylands, Onchan in 1917; a Clayton Shuttleworth threshing engine (PG 8063/7) On Sunday 17th August Cregneash will be taking visitors back 100 years to experience what life was like for the Manx people during the

Manx cheese flying high on Emirates Airlines

Isle of Man Creamery is flying high after one of its premium cheeses was selected for high-end airline passengers. The Creamery’s Vintage Cheddar is appearing on a select British cheese board served to business and first-class passengers on Emirates Airlines

World War I – The Isle of Man Post Office commemorates

This specially-struck medallion commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1, and pays tribute to all the Manx men and women involved in the conflict and affected by the events which took place between 1914 and 1918. It