Author: Jon Griffiths

Sorry, we are closed.

We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas and that 2022 brings happiness and success!Unfortunately, the EAC will remain closed this week due to Covid related staff absences. Sorry for any inconvenience and we’ll keep you updated regarding our events. Stay safe.                         The EAC  Team

Feedback wanted!

2021 has been a strange year, but we have really felt the support from the community on the IOM and we can’t thank you enough! At the Centre, we are always looking to improve the service we provide. So, we thought we’d give you all a chance to let us know how well we have met your needs and to offer suggestions for how we can improve going forward. If you have time, please fill [read more…]

Happy Christmas to All Our Friends!

It’s been another rollercoaster of a year, punctuated by Covid closures and cancellations, but it’s also been a lot of fun! Ok, so we lost the ‘Long Weekend’ back in July but we’ve hosted our 50th birthday party featuring local and UK stars, a new jazz festival, some fantastic films, old and new (‘Nomadland’, ‘Cinema Paradiso’, ‘Coco’ anyone?), as well as concerts ranging from classical and choral, to the blues, taking in experimental electronica and [read more…]

Christmas Market Stars! 🤩

A heart-warming, festive ‘Thank you and Well Done’ to all the staff, stallholders and patrons who braved the horrendous weather conditions and made our Christmas market such fun last Saturday. It was so windy that we were surprised that anyone made it out of their houses at all, yet there was a steady stream of people browsing, buying and enjoying the café all day. All your efforts made it really special and it felt like [read more…]

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…]