Category: Culture

With the festive season just around the corner, there’s a couple of annual events coming up with a special Manx flavour to entertain you during the cold, winter evenings. The long-standing Mollag Ghennal, starting at 7.30pm on Sunday 29th December, …

Tickets Available Now for Mollag Ghennal & Oie’ll Verree Read More »

With an estimated forty percent of languages around the world said to be in danger of extinction, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, in order to raise awareness of …

Manx Language Poetry Selected for New Endangered Language Anthology Read More »

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 »

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 »