Month: September 2015

Unique Musical Collaboration Brings Three Gaelic Nations Together at the Centenary Centre in Peel

Manx Gaelic singer, Ruth Keggin, is well known for her success as both a solo performer and as part of a number of vocal groups, including Nish as Rish, Caarjyn Cooidjagh and the Ruth Keggin Band, but a recent collaboration

Sailing into Silk Exhibition

With the recently refurbished Sailors’ Shelter in Peel gaining a reputation as an exhibition venue, the Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters became one of the latest organisations to exhibit there; showing how art can be inspired in many

Women in Motorsport

As those charged with looking at the future role of St Paul’s Church in Foxdale consider how best to keep it a part of village life, it became a temporary setting for an exhibition with an unusual theme. Women in

The Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival Grows in Popularity

 The annual Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival has grown in recent years to become one of the most popular events on the Island’s calendar, drawing inspiration from various local producers who continue to support this annual festival. With


Manx National Heritage, the organisation responsible for protecting and promoting the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, has produced a ‘Statement of Significance’ on the Island’s Medieval crosses and carved stones. This is part of a consultation and review to highlight

Important Manx discovery made in Peel

September 2015- James Franklin writes: Photo courtesy of Manx National Heritage A major discovery for Manx culture has been made at the Leece Museum in Peel. A forgotten play by perhaps the Island’s greatest playwright, Christopher Shimmin, has been discovered

Unique Musical Collaboration Brings Three Gaelic Nations Together at the Centenary Centre in Peel

Later this month there’s an opportunity to celebrate the linguistic, musical and cultural Gaelic links as one language between the sister nations at a special Manx launch at the Centenary Centre in Peel. This unique collaboration, bringing together expressive vocals

Yn Cheshaght Vanninagh Lunnin invites you to a Mhelliah

London Manx Society  (Yn Cheshaght Vanninagh Lunnin) PATRONS:      H.E.THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE ISLE OF MAN         THE PRESIDENT OF TYNWALD          THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF KEYS. 2015 MhelliahMonday 12th October The Church Service, again at St Bride’s Church, Fleet