Author: Jon Griffiths

Covid Mitigation

In line with the recent Government announcements, we are encouraging the use of face coverings at our events. We are also upping the amount of sanitiser throughout the building and encouraging people to use e-tickets or print their own tickets at home. We greatly appreciate the support that the IOM community has given us and want to do our best to protect our staff and patrons. Thanks EAC

Applications are now open for the Young Singer & Young Musician of Mann 2022!

They’re Back! Our new-look Young Singer and Young Musician of Mann Competitions are announced for January/February 2022    Young SingerFirst Round – Sunday 16th January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)Final – Sunday 23rd January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors) Young Musician First Round – Sunday 30th January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)Final – Sunday 6th February 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)                             [read more…]

EAC’s Christmas Market

Somehow, it’s nearly that time of year again and as part of this year’s ‘Port Erins Countdown to Christmas,’ we’re hosting our Christmas Fair on Saturday December 4th, from 11am – 4.30pm.Come down and get yourself some quality, hand-crafted gifts and enjoy a drink and a mince pie, while the kids make a festive decoration at our craft workshop. You can even win one of our top raffle prizes! (prizes supplied by local businesses and [read more…]

EAC’s 50th Anniversary Success

Wow, what a weekend that was! It was amazing to see so many of you enjoying yourself at the Centre. We’d like to thank all the local acts who made the Friday night event such a huge success, you all highlighted the incredible artistic talent that we have on the Isle of Man. Also, thank you to the wonderful Worbey & Farrel for raising the roof with their performance on Saturday night, it was a [read more…]

We are 50 this weekend!

It doesn’t seem possible but October 30th sees the 50th anniversary of the Erin Arts Centre! Come down and celebrate with us FRIDAY An informal evening of music, and entertainment, featuring stars from the Manx artistic community who have graced our stage over the years. Featuring: John Riley and members of the Festival Chorus, Manx Ballet Company, Judith Christian, Jane Corkill, Paul Costain, John and Karen Elliott, Mandy Griffin, Annie Kissack, Ruth Tickle, The Service [read more…]

50th Anniversary Line Up Announced!

We are delighted to unveil an all-star cast for the first of our three concerts to celebrate 50 years of the EAC. Featuring: John Riley and members of the Festival Chorus, Manx Ballet Company, Judith Christian, Jane Corkill, Paul Costain, John and Karen Elliott, Mandy Griffin, Annie Kissack, Ruth Tickle, The Service Players and MC for the evening, Charles Guard. More tickets to be released next week!

A huge thank you for supporting the Port Erin Jazz Festival!

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported the first Port Erin Jazz Festival! Alan, Dave and the Leeds College band were spectacular but what stood out for us was the quality of the local bands on Saturday afternoon. You did us all proud! 👏 Hopefully, this is an event that can grow and grow, so fingers crossed, we’ll see you all next year. PS. If anybody has photos, especially of the afternoon gigs, that [read more…]

Rushen Silver Band Christmas Concert

Join Rushen Silver Band for their annual Christmas concert. Full of popular festive tunes, and singalong carols, the event will be entertaining for all the family. The concert, at the end of November, signals the start of the bands Christmas period and to get us in the festive spirit, we shall be decking the halls and jingling the bells along with a special guest artist from the local music scene.  This year, due to previous [read more…]