The annual Mananan
International Festivals, established in 1975, are among the Isle
of Man's most prestigious cultural events, and rank among the finest
festivals in the British Isles.
For enquiries, contact the Mananan Festival Office:
Phone: +44(0) 1624 835858
Fax: +44(0) 1624 836658
The late Lady Evelyn Barbirolli OBE was Patron of the Mananan International Festival of Music and the Arts. She had been Patron since 1987. Previous Patrons have been Sir John Betjeman (1977-1987)
and the Earl of Harewood (1984-1986). The present patron is the distinguished pianist Stephen Hough.
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Above left: Mananan, symbol of the Mananan
Festivals. Drawing by Eric Austwick from The Mananan Collection,
Ellynyn ny Gael.