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Manx Link Remains Strong with Cornish Festival

With Cornwall’s international Celtic festival, Lowender Peran, firmly ensconced in its new location in Newquay, both singers, dancers, musicians and visitors (including those from the Isle of Man) will converge on the Atlantic Hotel, for a festival which has long

Join Bree for their 10th Anniversary Weekend

 If you’re aged 10 – 18 and have a creative flair for music, song, dance, or storytelling, you are warmly invited to join a number of local tutors at Culture Vannin’s Bree workshop weekend at the Youth Arts Centre in

Manx Groups Fly the Flag at Celtic Colours Festival in Nova Scotia

 As the breathtaking scenery of Cape Breton Island takes on a rich mantle of vibrant colour during its most spectacular season, the twentieth anniversary Celtic Colours Festival will also be attracting many visitors and musicians – including two groups from

Silvery gibbon enclosure opened at Wildlife Park

The new home of the latest additions to the Curraghs Wildlife Park is officially open. The Lieutenant Governor was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the enclosure for silvery gibbons Slamet and Nakula, who arrived at the

Swedish Folk Dancers Visit the Isle of Man

Swedish folk dance group Sunnerbogillet recently completed an exchange visit as guests of their long-term friends in the Manx Folk Dance Society, with time in their schedule for joint displays at the Quarter Deck in Port Erin and Laxey Square.

Nautical Museum yields new secrets

Archaeologists have recently completed work on the 18th century dock at the Nautical Museum in Castletown.  The dock was built about 230 years ago by George Quayle (1751–1835) for his boat the Peggy, centrepiece of the museum and one of the oldest

Manx Performers Support their Antipodean Cousins in Lorient

After the Island’s phenomenal success at last year’s Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival, which put the Isle of Man firmly on the map for hundreds of thousands of visitors to the event, Manx officials and entertainers will be mixing with their antipodean

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Celebrates 140th Anniversary

As the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway reaches its one hundred and fortieth anniversary, debate still rages about its future, although many of the issues raised during recent discussion are reflected throughout its long history. Requiring an Act of Tynwald, the

Come to Peel for Family Fun this Weekend!

If you’re looking for somewhere vibrant, family-friendly and entertaining at the beginning of August, then you need look no further than the west coast of the Island, as the town of Peel prepares for its annual carnival and the Traditional

Manx National Heritage receives First World War donation

Manx National Heritage Chairman Tony Pass and Curator of Social History Matthew Richardson were on hand at the Manx Museum today to receive a donation of a carved bone paper knife, made in Knockaloe Camp on the Island by a

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