Adults £10 / Under 18s £2 Penny Productions Presents the long-awaited official Asila's Song book launch and theatrical spoken word extravaganza by triple Manx Litfest Poetry Slam Champ, Jackie Morrey-Grace. Support from Bill Strutt, Owen Atkinson, Annie Kissack, Simon Smart, Kim Kneen, Maire Stephens & Georgia Lisette.
Manx Gaelic singer Ruth Keggin and Scottish harpist Rachel Hair are delighted to be opening the Mananan Festival 2022 with the launch of their debut duo album. Joined by talented Manx fiddle player Isla Callister, Rachel and Ruth will premiere material from their new album, which focuses on traditional and contemporary Manx Gaelic songs and tunes. Adults £17 / Under 18s £2 Priority booking available to members on Friday 6th May. Tickets go on general sale [read more…]
Winston Churchill is one of the most famous Englishmen that has ever lived. They say that behind every great man, there is a great woman. What of Clementine, his wife of 56 years? Did he bully her like he did so many other people? Did Clem have any influence on him at all? Or was she ‘the little lady at home’? All these questions will be answered, and many more, in Liz Grand’s superb, moving, [read more…]
Adam Westcott is a flamenco and classical guitar player, and the protégé of flamenco god Manitas de Plata. He has dedicated his life to the study of this magnificent art form, which has seen him perform all over the world. He has performed live on BBC Radio and BBC Introducing, and with platinum-selling saxophonist Kenny G. Adam’s explosive playing must be seen to be believed. Adults £17 / Under 18s £2 Priority booking available to members [read more…]
Praised for their "immaculate precision and spirit" (The Strad) and “cultured tone” (Arts Desk), the Solem Quartet has established itself as one of the most innovative string quartets of its generation. They enjoy a busy concert schedule, ranging from international tours to performances at London’s Wigmore and Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Solem will be playing music by Beethoven, Schumann, and Bartók. Adults £22 / Under 18s £2 Priority booking available to members on Friday 6th May. Tickets [read more…]
Jeneba Kanneh-Mason is nineteen years old and holds the Victoria Robey Scholarship to The Royal College of Music, studying piano with Vanessa Latarche. She was a Keyboard Category Finalist in BBC Young Musician 2018, winner of the Murs du Son Prize at the Lagny-Sur-Marne International Piano Competition in France, 2014, and The Nottingham Young Musician 2013. Jeneba will be playing music by J. S. Bach, Mozart, Coleridge-Taylor and Liszt. Adults £22 / Under 18s £2 Priority [read more…]
We are delighted to welcome Christine Collister and her band to close this year’s festival. Christine’s career now spans an incredible 39 years; she has released 23 albums, a DVD celebrating 20 years in the business and an acclaimed single with the BBC: the theme tune for ‘The Life and Loves of a She-Devil’. Throughout, she has mesmerised with her unique blend of soul, blues, pop, jazz, country and folk, and remains as powerful, subtle, [read more…]