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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 »

Invitation from Stephen Schaitberger The next meeting of the Minnesota Manx Society will be held on September 21, 2019 at the home of Stephen and Sharli Schaitberger in Brainerd, Minnesota.   We will gather at 11am and have lunch at noon.  …

ATTENTION: COME STAY! Minnesota Manx Society and friends Read More »

Now in its forty first year, the Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering is firmly established in its role as an annual celebration of music, song, dance, language and culture in Peel, and is recognised as one of the longest-running Celtic festivals …

Yn Chruinnaght – One of the Longest-Running Celtic Festivals in Europe 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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A 600 year old silver and gilt ring unearthed on the Isle of Man was today declared to be “Treasure” by the island’s Coroner of Inquests. First discovered in May this year by metal detectorist Gordon Graham, the ring dates …

Medieval ring found by metal detective declared Treasure Read More »

Songs in Manx for Christmas, Nollick Ghennal, has just been release by Culture Vannin containing 40 songs in Manx Gaelic, which also features new material composed by teachers Annie Kissack and Aalin Clague for the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh carol services.

The Get Creative Festival (https://getcreativeuk.com/) 17th to 25th March, aims to shine a light on all the fantastic cultural activity which takes place across Britain, encouraging everyone to have a go at something new and imaginative. During the festival, the …

Get Creative this Month with the Embroiderers’ Guild on the Isle of Man! Read More »

   The annual Oie’ll Verree, which can still be found in a number of rural settings, takes the form of a concert and remains at the forefront of Manx life as a community event, but the occasion at Kirk Michael …

Oie’ll Verree at Kirk Michael Brings in the Crowds Read More »

  Manx group Biskee Brisht recently won the local competition to choose a song to go forward for the annual Pan-Celtic Song Contest, which will take place in Ireland later this year. This is the second time in succession that …

Local Song Chosen for Pan Celtic Song Contest in Ireland Read More »

   If you’re looking for something a little different during the festive season, there’s an excellent opportunity to participate in a number of long standing Manx events which will give an insight into the unique cultural identity of the Isle …

Christmas Cultural Events on the Isle of Man Read More »