Author: Valerie Caine

If you’re looking for a gift with a local flavour which also helps the on-going work of an Island charity, then here’s the opportunity to pop into any branch of Crossroads Care to pick up your copy of next year’s …

Crossroads Care New Calendar Now on Sale Read More »

With the festive season on the horizon and the uplifting sound of music and song to warm our winter evenings, there’s an opportunity to enjoy a magical, Manx Christmas at the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas. Manannan’s Winterfest, which made a …

Get Your Festive Celebrations Underway with Manannan’s Winterfest! Read More »

It is said that the Cornish have a long history of expressing their distinctive identity, with a steadily increasing identification and promotion of a Celtic dimension since the late nineteenth century, and there’s no better way to experience this than …

Manx Performers Strengthen Ties with Cornish Festival Read More »

With new and exciting ideas in the pipeline for the redevelopment of the basement displays in the Manx Museum, it will bring to a close the much-loved Folklife Gallery, which has been on permanent display since the 1950s and remains …

New TT Display to Replace Folklife Gallery in the Manx Museum Read More »

The Island’s largest free festival of heritage and cultural events, known as the Isle of Man Heritage Open Days, has blossomed since its inaugural year which included just three events and this year celebrates its tenth anniversary, with a burgeoning …

Isle of Man Heritage Open Days Celebrate Tenth Anniversary Read More »

Held at the Great Meadow estate by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Riggall, this year’s Southern Agricultural Show was once again plagued by demanding weather conditions, but organisers carried on regardless – with a few re-adjustments to the programme. …

The Southern District Agricultural Show Ploughs on Regardless of the Weather Read More »

Hot on the heels of last year’s successful debut of one of the Island’s newest festivals, Our Island Our World returns to Peel on the 30th and 31st August with a host of new bands at the Centenary Centre. Organised …

Our Island Our World Festival is Back at the Centenary Centre in Peel Read More »

All roads lead west on the 9th and 10th August when this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show opens the gates for yet another fantastic day out for all the family – whatever the weather. Firmly established as one of the …

Royal Manx Agricultural Society Nominates its First Woman President for this Year’s Show Read More »

The forty ninth edition of the Lorient Interceltique Festival will this year focus on celebrating the region of Galicia, recognised for its language, culture and traditions, with a strong Manx contingent alongside during the ten day event. Holding a population …

Manx Groups Celebrate the 49th Edition of Lorient Interceltique Festival Read More »

Hailing from Prince Edward Island, the smallest province of Canada, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys have just finished their latest UK tour and appeared for the second time at the Centenary Centre in Peel, where a packed auditorium tapped …

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys Bring Craic to the Isle of Man Read More »