Month: July 2015

Exciting New Island Degree Course in History and Heritage

Beginning in September 2015, this exciting course is a BA (Hons) in History and Heritage, subject to validation by the University of Chester, offered on a full-time (3 years) or a part-time (6 years) basis, with access to extensive online

Manx Representatives Head for International Celtic Congress in Ireland

This year’s International Celtic Congress is being held at Rosscarbery in County Cork, Ireland, bringing together representatives from each of the Celtic countries, including the Isle of Man. Phil Gawne Centred at the Celtic Ross Hotel, the week-long conference includes

Peel Hosts a Successful Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival

The annual Inter-Celtic festival, Yn Chruinnaght, brought colour and vibrancy to Peel during five days of music, song and dance, as visiting groups and artistes joined with local performers to provide entertainment at various venues throughout the town. It was

Minnesota Manx Newsletter

The Manx Society of Minnesota Newsletter July 2015

The Isle of Man has never looked more beautiful than in the backdrop to these striking photographs of cleverly-balanced stones. Adrian Gray, a world leader in the art of stone balancing, has been hard at work scanning the island in

Appeal for donations to St Paul’s Church in Market Square, Ramsey

Hello, Greetings from the Isle of Man. I was at the World Manx Society Dinner last Saturday, the Government Garden Party on the Sunday afternoon and then at Tynwald Day Ceremony in the heavy rain on Monday 7th July. I am

Manx Musician Heads for Hebridean Celtic Festival

(Courtesy of Adam Rhodes first left) As the twentieth annual Hebcelt Festival gets into full swing, local traditional musician, Adam Rhodes, will be heading to the Isle of Lewis as part of the highly successful Welsh band Jamie Smith’s Mabon.

Isle of Man Stamps & Coins – Manx Buses

Entitled All Aboard Please! Manx Buses Part Two, this particular presentation has been issued in addition to a previous release in 1999, and features a selection of nostalgic images highlighting vehicles used by both Douglas Corporation and Road Services fleets,

Yn Chruinnaght Snaps Up Award Winning Band for Festival

The Island’s biggest annual Inter-Celtic festival, Yn Chruinnaght, will return to Peel later this month, with a line-up of performers reflecting all that’s best about music, song and dance from the Celtic Diaspora, with fringe events in Ramsey, Laxey and

Newly Commissioned Composition to Premiere at Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival

Thanks to the Malcolm Scott Dickinson Trust, a recently commissioned work celebrating Celtic music, song, language and dance, will be premiered at the Island’s annual inter-Celtic festival Yn Chruinnaght later this month at the Centenary Centre in Peel. Composed by