Month: May 2016

Tallis Consort Spring Concert in Ramsey

The first of their two spring concerts was held in St Paul’s Church in Ramsey, where an attentive audience enjoyed an extensive programme involving a range of choral pieces. Members of the acapella choir were challenged by a diverse collection

Support the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway and Help Secure its Future

With the future of the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway in jeopardy earlier this year, after Douglas Borough Council announced that they would no longer operate the service, Isle of Man Transport has secured a license to run the world famous

One million records on iMuseum

Manx National Heritage, the organisation responsible for the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, has today announced the release of the one millionth record onto its collections online website, iMuseum (  The one millionth record went live with the addition

Family Affair Wildlife Photography Winners 2016

Manx Wildlife Trust held their nature photography competition reveal at the Ayres Visitor centre on Sunday 22nd May. The focus of the competition was the Trust’s Cooildarry reserve just south of Kirk Michael. Lara Howe (Marine Officer) said “We wanted

2016 North American Manx Association Convention Workshops

2016 North American Manx Association Convention Thu., Jun. 23, 9 a.m. – Jun. 26 | More dates 174 West StO’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel $15 for Manx Culture and History Workshops; Pricing for other events varies | 703-717-0074 The Manx — the people

Giant Deer Returns and Cabinet of Curiosities Opens at the Manx Museum

Manx National Heritage, the organisation responsible for protecting and promoting the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, has opened a new Geology Gallery, Cabinet of Curiosities and Grand Salon at the Manx Museum, the Isle of Man’s national museum.  The

Praying the Keeills Week

Now in its eleventh year, Praying the Keeills Week invites everyone to participate in one of the many events lined up for what has become a unique part of the Manx calendar. A keeill is the local name which describes

TT 2016 with Manx National Heritage

The 350cc Velocette motorcycle, ridden to victory by Stanley Woods in the 1939 Junior TT will be on display at the Manx Museum for TT 2016.   Woods, from Dublin, was one of the biggest stars of the TT in the interwar

Come and Visit Kentraugh Mill this Weekend!

In celebration of the forthcoming National Mills Weekend, the lovingly restored Kentraugh Mill, near Colby, will once again throw open its doors to the public – giving visitors a chance to see one of the few remaining working mills on

Tailless comet named Manx may help explain creation of the universe!

Rare Tailless Comet named Manx spotted by Pan-STARRS Telescope: Research Submitted by Luis Georg on Sun, 05/01/2016 – 13:42 Scientists have discovered a new type of comet that is almost tailless. The comet has been named as Manx object, after