Author: Louisa Thomas

Kitterland to Soundtrack Mad Max for Mananan!

As we countdown to Mananan Festival, we’re taking a long look at all this year’s artists. IOM based audio visual adventurers Kitterland will be weaving their special magic here on Tuesday 25th June, when they will improvise a live soundtrack using a classic film as a backdrop. We can now reveal exclusively that the film will be…… MAD MAX. Listen here as Kitterland’s Joff Whitten tells us about the group and what we can expect [read more…]

Eliza Carthy – Opening Night at Mananan Festival 2024

BOOK ONLINE Eliza Carthy is a phenomenal talent and we are thrilled to have her open Mananan 2024!  She will perform solo with her incredible voice and fiddles. Describing herself simply as a ‘modern English musician’, Eliza Carthy is one of the most recognisable faces in British folk.  She has received an MBE; numerous BBC R2 Folk Awards; two Mercury Prize nominations; was the first English traditional musician to be nominated for a BBC R3 [read more…]

2 incredible live shows from Ben Ottewell !

What an amazing 2 nights from Ben Ottewell! Huge thanks to But First Promotions for arranging the event, plus local bands Eject & Sub Level 5 for supporting. These fantastic photos were taken by our newest (and youngest!) in-house photographer Isabelle. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and X (Twitter) to see more about our upcoming events. Follow But First Promotions on Facebook.

Closed for Easter – exciting events coming in April!

We’ll be closed over the bank holiday weekend, but look out for our events once we’re back in! Saturday 6th April we’ve got the Barrow Male Voice Choir at 1pm and an Alan Barnes/Dave Newton double-header for the Jazz Club at 7.30pm. We’re screening The Lost King at 2pm & 7.30pm on Wednesday 10th, and we’re welcoming the Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo on Friday 12th with John Gregory. Wrapping up the month we have [read more…]