Author: Jon Griffiths

Half-term film!

Hop tu naa/Day of the Dead, it’s that time of year! Save yourselves from bored kids on half-term Wednesday by bringing them to see this Pixar masterpiece. Showing here Wednesday October 27th 2pm. Under 18s £2, accompanying adults £6.  Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land [read more…]

First Cow Incoming!

Attention all film buffs! The wonderful ‘First Cow’ is showing here on Wednesday (2pm and 7.30pm) Do not miss this rare and original movie. Adults £6/Under 18’s £2 The Isle of Man premiere of the multi award-winning film, First Cow. We are extremely excited about this one! Two travellers, on the run from a band of vengeful hunters in the 1820s Northwest, dream of striking it rich, but their tenuous plan to make their fortune [read more…]

Port Erin Jazz Festival this weekend!

We are extremely excited to kick the weekend off tomorrow night! Friday night is completely sold out and there are only 8 tickets left for Saturday. There will be also free jazz in the day at the Riddler (The Falcons Nest) and The Bay Hotel, so get down and support these brilliant acts! See below for the full lineup FRIDAY 8th OCTOBER – ERIN ARTS CENTRE 7:30pm | £15 (Doors open at 7pm) Cooil Hand [read more…]

New Exhibition – Iris Burton’s Personal Collection

We have a wonderful exhibition starting today! Iris Eleanor Burton (1925 – 2020) Award-winning Manx watercolour artist Iris Burton had a long relationship with the Erin Arts Centre. In 1971 Iris was one of three original Trustees of the Centre, who along with six friends bought the chapel for £3,000 to promote interest of the public of the Isle of Man in music, drama and the co-related arts. The building was well known to Iris [read more…]

EAC Phone Number

As we no longer take telephone bookings, we have ceased the Box Office telephone number, 832662. If you wish to call us, please use the office number 835858. All bookings are now via Ticketsource or in the box office during office hours, or pre-show.

Don’t Miss! Mr Turner and Nomadland

We have two excellent films coming up for all the cinema lovers out there!On Sunday 5th @ 2pm, as our weekend art feature, we’re showing Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr Turner,’ starring Timothy Spall, with Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Lesley Manville, and Martin Savage. It premiered in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where Spall won the award for Best Actor and Dick Pope received a special jury prize for the film’s cinematography.The film was critically acclaimed and received four nominations each at the 87th [read more…]

Barnes and Newton to headline Port Erin Jazz Festival

We are very excited to announce the inaugural Port Erin Jazz Festival (October 8th– 9th) 2021 This event is being staged across 3 venues – The Erin Arts Centre, The Bay Hotel and The Falcon’s Nest Hotel and features a mixture of international jazz stars and home-grown talent. This year’s event has a strong connection with the city of Leeds and our main sponsor is Celton Manx. This is how it lines up: FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER [read more…]

EAC announce ‘The Long Weekend’ 29th July – 1st August 2021

‘The Long Weekend,’ is a 4-day celebration of the vibrant Manx arts scene, featuring artists from all over the IOM: Thursday 29th July 730PM £10Biskee Brisht and Clash Vooar (Manx Folk/Pop) Friday 30th July 730PM £5‘Penny Productions’ with Jackie Morrey-Grace‘The Magpie’s Muse & other thieves’(performance poetry and storytelling) Saturday 31st July 730PM £10EAC Jazz club Presents: Red Hot Whiskey Swing & Blue Vannin Sunday 1st August11am £5 Pippa Lovell – ‘Port Erin is my Larder’(talk, [read more…]