Year: 2018

Launch of New Book of Manx Tunes for Bagpipes

This unique publication was recently launched at the Masonic Hall in Peel as part of a weekend of workshops organised by Island based Ellan Vannin Pipes and Drums. Entertainment during the evening was provided by members of the Ellan Vannin

Judging: YOUTH AWARDS 2018

Message from Anne Minay, Douglas, Isle of Man Once again I was very pleased to be asked to be one of the judges of the NAMA Youth Awards for 2018.  The other judges were Professor Ron Barr, Frances Hampton and

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Click on this link to register for the 2018 Convention in Victoria, BC

NAMA Convention Registration Form 11-30-17  (Word File) THIS BLUE LINK WILL OPEN THE REGISTRATION FORM – JUST PRINT IT OFF AND COMPLETE ONE PER DELEGATE. MAKE YOUR  CHECKS FOR REGISTRATION OUT  to “North American Manx Association.”  Or click here for PDF. NAMA Convention Registration Form

Praying the Keeills Week Celebrates Mann’s Ancient Chapels

   Now in its thirteenth year, Praying the Keeills Week (Goaill Padjer ec ny Shenn Chialteenyn) provided a week-long programme of events designed to celebrate the Isle of Man’s Celtic heritage, with an opportunity to visit some of these ancient

Celebrate Mann’s Milling Heritage at Kentraugh Mill

   With the Year of Our Island initiative encouraging everyone to get out more and explore the Isle of Man, there’s a great opportunity this month to discover more about a rare, architectural gem in the south of the Island

Richard Corrin: Memorial Service

Richard’s Memorial Service will coincide with what would have been his 75th birthday. We will meet at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11.30am. The church is located at 1775 Grove St, Glenview, IL 60025.  This obituary was published

Visit Peel for the New Boaldyn Fire Festival!

As we enter the merry month of May we can also welcome an exciting new, free event in Peel, which will bring together a number of Gaelic and Norse traditions in a dramatic and exciting representation entitled the Boaldyn Fire

Richard Corrin. R.I.P.

Richard Corrin was a trustee of NAMA, having been appointed at the convention in Minnesota.  He served one term of 6 years from 2006 until 2012.  He was also the President of the Chicago Manx, succeeding to that position when

Manx Musicians Shortlisted for BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

 This year’s final for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, a key highlight of the folk music calendar, will be presented by BBC Radio 2 presenter Mark Radcliffe and multi-award winning Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, at the prestigious Belfast Waterfront

R.I.P Past President Norm Gill

Obituary for Norman William Gill Norman Gill, 78, passed away on March 12, 2018. (http://www.washburn-mcreavy.com/obituaries/Norman-Gill/#!/Obituary) He was preceded into death by his parents, Norman and Elaine Gill; grandparents; aunt Margaret Gill and uncle Jack Gill. He is survived by his

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