Month: October 2016

Manx Link Remains Strong with Cornish Festival

With Cornwall’s international Celtic festival, Lowender Peran, firmly ensconced in its new location in Newquay, both singers, dancers, musicians and visitors (including those from the Isle of Man) will converge on the Atlantic Hotel, for a festival which has long

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Cabinet declared. Just two ministers fail to get position

The political memberships of every government department have been announced. The only MHK not to get a position is Chris Robertshaw, member for Douglas East. He had been Minister for Policy and Reform in Allan Bell’s administration but stormed out

Posted in IOM Government

Join Bree for their 10th Anniversary Weekend

 If you’re aged 10 – 18 and have a creative flair for music, song, dance, or storytelling, you are warmly invited to join a number of local tutors at Culture Vannin’s Bree workshop weekend at the Youth Arts Centre in

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Manx Groups Fly the Flag at Celtic Colours Festival in Nova Scotia

 As the breathtaking scenery of Cape Breton Island takes on a rich mantle of vibrant colour during its most spectacular season, the twentieth anniversary Celtic Colours Festival will also be attracting many visitors and musicians – including two groups from

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DALAINEA WINS MANX NATIONAL HERITAGE POSTER COMPETITION

Manx National Heritage teamed up with Lloyds Bank in the summer holidays to offer the chance for a young designer to create an Isle of Man poster and have it professionally produced as a postcard to be placed on the

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The amazing link between the Isle of Man TT, The Statue of Liberty and the Panama Canal

Two Douglas Isle of Man residents need the public’s help to place a Manx Granite memorial on the final resting place of a great Manxman – William Kennish – in New York! Bob Stimpson, author of the book on Kennish

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East Tennessee Celtic Festival & Games – Oct 22 & 23

Everything is coming up clover! East Tennessee Celtic Festival & Games is an annual event held the weekend before Halloween. This year it will be Oct. 22 & 23 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day and a concert

Posted in Culture, USA