Category: History

A teaser from Duke Video. COMING 2018 – THE ISLE OF MAN FROM THE AIR One of our most popular films for many years, and highly acclaimed, the original IOM From The Air set a new standard for quality and …

Isle of Man from the Air – Drone documentary Read More »

     All roads lead to Peel during the first weekend of August, when the popular fishing port comes alive to the sights and sounds of the town’s annual carnival and welcomes a number of vessels to the long standing Traditional …

All the Fun’s in Peel this Weekend………………………! Read More »

Each year a guest speaker is invited to deliver a talk on either language, culture or identity under the banner of the Ned Maddrell Lecture, organised jointly by Culture Vannin and Yn Ҫheshaght Ghailckagh (The Manx Language Society) and will …

Ned Maddrell Lecture Highlights Work of the Turas Mission in East Belfast Read More »

   Wearing a sprig of Bollan Bane (aka mugwort or white wort) in your lapel on Tynwald Day (the Isle of Man’s National Day) has long been recognised as a colloquial protection against ‘themselves’ or the fairies, but the release …

New Film Reveals Details about the Manx Tradition of Bollan Bane Read More »

As part of the closing events for the year long initiative Isle of Architecture, a special concert reflected a diverse use of a very special building in Peel. Isle of Architecture is a celebration of the built environment, encouraging appreciation …

Isle of Architecture Celebrates with Concert in Peel Lifeboat House Read More »

A unique collaboration between some of the brightest talent from the Royal College of Music and the Ensemble Émigré, professional soloists and a selection of young performers from the Isle of Man, highlighted an important aspect of internment on the …

Manx Internment Camp Music Concerts Break New Ground Read More »

 A unique collaboration between some of the brightest talent from the Royal College of Music, professional soloists and a selection of young performers from the Isle of Man (second concert only) will highlight an important aspect of internment on the …

Music Composed in Manx Internment Camps Highlighted in Island Concerts Read More »

One of the Isle of Man’s greatest poets died 42 years ago today: Kathleen Faragher, you are sorely missed. We thought that a good way to remember her would be with a smile. So we’ve just released this reading of …

Culture Vannin: Kathleen Faragher’s ‘Owl Neddy’ read by Dollin Kelly Read More »

  New exhibition to discover Toy Stories from the Isle of Man Have you got a Treasured Toy Story with an Isle of Man connection that you’d like to share? Manx National Heritage is currently planning a fascinating exhibition to …

Toy Story 1917 Read More »

 As part of the initiative Isle of Architecture, author, historian and enthusiast Dr Kathryn Ferry recently gave an illustrated talk based on the changing face of seaside architecture at the Centenary Centre in Peel. Dr Ferry spent her early years …

Isle of Man: Architecture on Sea – The Buildings That Made the Seaside Read More »