Year: 2014

The Isle of Man has been chosen as the hosts for the ConIFA Euros 2015 between the 13th and 21st June. We can assure ConIFA that the people of the Isle of Man will provide all the competing International Teams, …

S'mie lhiam bluckan-coshey, as ta shoh yndyssagh! Read More »

A collection of work by artist Peter Davies inspired by the art of Victorian storytelling will be exhibited at The Grove Museum in Ramsey on 24 August – 4 September 2014. The collection of intriguing images inspired by Victorian illustration …

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Last month, a team of seven volunteers from Lloyds Bank joined members of Manx Wildlife Trust and Manx National Heritage to lend a helping hand on the Calf of Man.  Following a boat journey from Port Erin to the Calf …

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The phenomenally successful Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival will burst into life at the beginning of this month to entertain an audience of almost one million people, with an increased Manx presence and the ever popular Manx pavilion ready to welcome those …

Manx Musicians Play at Europe's Biggest Inter-Celtic Festival! Read More »

A unique exhibition made a short stop-over in Peel earlier this summer as part of an exciting journey christened The Thing Trail 2014. The exhibition, which was housed on a converted Norwegian fishing boat, MS Nybakk Venner, attracted a large …

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Developing the visitor experience to support family enjoyment of our heritage sites has been a key focus for Manx National Heritage.  Rushen Abbey is the latest heritage site to receive a family friendly touch with its fun “Monky Business” makeover. …

Get down to some “Monky Business” at Rushen Abbey Read More »

A number of special events were organised in Dalby this summer to celebrate the 175th anniversary of St James Church, including an exhibition, a special service and in conclusion an anniversary concert. The popular exhibition, which was held during Manx …

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Internationally acclaimed Scottish harpist, Rachel Hair, is seen as a key figure in the burgeoning revival of the Island’s traditional music scene, teaching several local pupils on a monthly basis, establishing resident harp group Claasagh and recently publishing a book …

Scottish Harpist Takes Manx Music Across the Atlantic Read More »

    On Saturday 26 July, the Manx Museum hosted the first ‘Show and Tell’ session in conjunction with This Terrible Ordeal exhibition. Taking place in the WWI Exploratorium, the sessions are a great opportunity for visitors to interact with our experts and …

Manx Museum – First World War Show and Tells Read More »