Month: August 2016

Read The Queensland Manx Society’s Newsletter

Just click the link below to get all the skeet from Queensland, Australia!   QMS Newsletter September 2016

Posted in Culture, History, Societies

Charles Guard featured in Celtic Life International

Born and raised on the Isle of Man, Charles Guard left home as a student but returned to make a 25 year contribution to preserving and sharing his native culture. A talented musician, broadcaster, film-maker, recording engineer, editor and public

Posted in Culture, IOM Government

Nautical Museum yields new secrets

Archaeologists have recently completed work on the 18th century dock at the Nautical Museum in Castletown.  The dock was built about 230 years ago by George Quayle (1751–1835) for his boat the Peggy, centrepiece of the museum and one of the oldest

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Manx Performers Support their Antipodean Cousins in Lorient

After the Island’s phenomenal success at last year’s Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival, which put the Isle of Man firmly on the map for hundreds of thousands of visitors to the event, Manx officials and entertainers will be mixing with their antipodean

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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Celebrates 140th Anniversary

As the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway reaches its one hundred and fortieth anniversary, debate still rages about its future, although many of the issues raised during recent discussion are reflected throughout its long history. Requiring an Act of Tynwald, the

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Come to Peel for Family Fun this Weekend!

If you’re looking for somewhere vibrant, family-friendly and entertaining at the beginning of August, then you need look no further than the west coast of the Island, as the town of Peel prepares for its annual carnival and the Traditional

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