Category: Culture

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 »

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 »

Galicia will be the nation guest of honour this summer at the Lorient Interceltic Festival (LIF) For 10 days and 10 nights, Lorient will become the Interceltic Capital, where thousands of artists and festival-goers from around the world come together …

49th LORIENT INTERCELTIC FESTIVAL Year of Galicia 2-11 August 2019 Read More »

Last year’s inaugural Oie Voaldyn Manx Fire Festival in Peel was literally a spectacular success which returned with an even bigger display during the early May bank holiday weekend. Traditionally, Oie Voaldyn (May Eve) was a time to celebrate the …

Oie Voaldyn Manx Fire Festival Lights Up Peel Skyline Read More »

Isle of Man Fear agus deithe (Men and Gods) A fictional novel, written by John and Lottie Christian Cincinnati residents, John and Lottie Christian, recently donated copies of their new novel, Isle of Man – Fear agus deithe (Men and Gods), to the …

Local Authors Donate Novel to Irish Heritage Center Library Read More »

I’m a Welsh artist based in Cardiff and Pontypridd. I’m a Fine Art MA student, and my work is currently centred around where people of Celtic heritage have historically and contemporaneously emigrated to. Part of my current practice involves sending …

Help Ellwyn with his MA research and receive a Celtic flag! Read More »

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The Celtic festival season bursts into life this weekend with Cwlwm Celtaidd, a family-friendly festival which retains strong links with the Isle of Man and presents a packed weekend programme of concerts, dances, workshops, street displays and legendary bar sessions …

Manx Performers Return to Revamped Welsh Festival Read More »

Following an enquiry from Sam about the Mary Weller award at Yn Cruinnaght, Chloë Woolley tells us she had a root in her stock/archive boxes cupboard at work at Culture Vannin, and, unlike the silver cup she had in mind, …

London Manx Trophy traced Read More »