Rushen Heritage Trust: Deep Inside Bradda Mines with Peter Geddes (SOLD OUT)

Adults £6 | RHT Friends £5 After a sellout talk last season, Rushen Heritage Trust is delighted to welcome Peter back to give this talk again. For five years, the Laxey Mines Research Group has been rebuilding the interior of the north Bradda Mine - creating bridges over shafts, ladder ways, and platforms. Peter recounts the history of Bradda Mines and the work that has taken place so far. If you missed out last year, [read more…]


EAC Book Circle: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Wednesday 6th March - 2pm - donations to EAC. "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd Set in South Carolina during 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of a fourteen year old white girl, Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily’s fierce-hearted “stand-in mother,” Rosaleen, insults three racists in town, they escape to Tiburon, South Carolina—a town [read more…]

Penny Productions: Annabelle’s Adventures

Shussssh! Anabelle is here to guide you on a powerful journey of movement, music, masks, magic and poetry...  "Utterly unique, deliciously strange, immersive & beautiful..." Starring...  Jackie Morrey-Grace - Triple Manx Poetry Slam Champ, Poetic Performance Artist and Author.  Virgil and Luna - Acoustic Conjurors of Ancient Musicological Wonders.  Soundology with Amy Howse - Sonic Alchemist and Enchantment Soundologist.  Owen Atkinson - the Majestic, Poetic, Movement Magician.  Produced by...Jackie Morrey-Grace  Artistic Director...Olwen Maurer  Mistress of [read more…]


Ian’s Big Shave – fundraising for Mannin Cancer

In January 2023 we were honoured to host Ian Galloway as he shaved his hair and his iconic beard to raise money for IOM Prostate Cancer, handing over a cheque for £1,233.30!!! This year he's doing it all over again and we'd love to see a big crowd here to support him. Doors open at 1.30pm on Saturday 9th March and Di (from Di's Hair Salon in Port St Mary) will start the chop at [read more…]

NY Met Opera: La Forza Del Destino (live screening)

Adults £15 / Under 18 £2 Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendetta, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen following a string of recent Met triumphs with her role debut as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented—and thrilling—heroines.  Director Mariusz Treliński delivers the company’s first new Forza in nearly 30 years, setting the scene in a contemporary world and making extensive use of the Met’s turntable [read more…]


Midweek Movie: One Life (PG)

2pm and 7.30pm screenings Adults £6 / under 18s £2 Directed by James Hawes, One Life is based on the true story of British humanitarian Sir Nicholas Winton, as he looks back on his past efforts to save groups of Czech Jewish children, against incredible odds, from the Nazis in the late 1930's. Anthony Hopkins plays Winton, in prosperous retirement in the 1980's, whilst Johnny Flynn portrays him as a young activist. Helena Bonham Carter [read more…]


Rushen Players: Two One-Act Plays (Thu 14th & Fri 15th)

Two nights - Thursday 14th and Friday 15th March 2024, both starting at 7.30pm. Adults £10 / Under 18s £2  TWO by Jim Cartwright A real time, one scene snapshot of life in a local pub one weekend evening. The action revolves around the landlord and landlady, who run the pub, and different pairs of people who are customers. It moves back and forth, spotlighting the different relationships, coming back to the landlord and landlady [read more…]


Piano Series: Masterclass with Ivelina Krasteva

Free Admission - 11am start This evening’s Piano Series guest, outstanding Russian pianist, Ivelina Krasteva, will give a free masterclass, playing excerpts from and discussing her programme for the evening recital, which will include works by Mozart, Schumann and Debussy. This is an ideal opportunity for aspiring pianists to meet and observe a young professional at the top of her craft. Ivelina is an experienced teacher and workshop leader so tell all your keyboard playing [read more…]


Piano Series: Recital with Ivelina Krasteva

Adults £15 / Under 18s £2 For our final Piano Series of the season, we are excited to welcome Ivelina Krasteva, a talented and versatile solo and chamber musician. Ivelina received her primary and secondary education from the National School of Music and Dance in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, working with Elena Velcheva, graduating in 2017 and receiving the school’s highest award for artistic achievements. In 2021, she received a first-class undergraduate degree, and in 2023, a [read more…]


But First Promotions: Bernard Butler (Suede) SOLD OUT

Friday 22 March - SOLD OUT Saturday 23 March - SOLD OUT It’s been two years in the planning, but we can finally say that the incredible multi-award winning Bernard Butler is our brand new Legend to visit the Isle of Man Bernard is probably best known for his era-defining guitar work with Suede. Since leaving the band he has collaborated with a variety of different artists, forged his own solo career and is a [read more…]


NY Met Opera: Roméo et Juliette (live screening)

Tickets £15 / Unders 18s £2 Perhaps the most enduringly successful of the many operatic settings of the world’s consummate love story, Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod is an excellent example of French Romanticism, a tradition that values subtlety, sensuality, and graceful vocal delivery over showy effects. In the opera there is a slight shift of focus away from the word games of the original play and a greater focus on the two lovers, who [read more…]


EAC Jazz Club: Alan Barnes & Dave Newton

Adults £20 / Under 18's £2 We are always excited to welcome these two masters back to the EAC Jazz Club. If you've never heard them, you need to and if you have, you know what do! Alan Barnes and David Newton have been playing duets together for over 40 years. These multi-award-winners cover a vast repertoire from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea and trade solos with an understanding that borders on telepathy. The emphasis [read more…]


Blue John Media: Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo

Tickets £15 / Under 18s £2 World-renowned US blues act the Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo make a welcome return to the Erin Arts Centre on April 12 2024. The duo, who first performed at the EAC in 2019, have been called “today’s country blues at its very best” by America’s oldest blues periodical Living Blues Magazine, who crowned Erin “one of the finest fingerpicking acoustic blues singers in the land”.A passionate purveyor of the [read more…]


But First Promotions: James Walsh (Starsailor) RESCHEDULED

UPDATE FROM BUT FIRST PROMOTIONS: Good news! We have managed to rearrange the James Walsh gig originally planned for Friday 16th February for Friday 24th May. We will be contacting all ticket holders individually to give the option of retaining your ticket or a full refund. Please note that we need a response within 31 days if you want a full refund. Those of you who are on the waiting list will be contacted as [read more…]


But First Promotions: Ian Prowse & The Fiddle of Fire

From But First Promotions: We are always very proud to be included in an artist’s official tour dates, so we’re delighted to welcome back Ian Prowse to the Isle of Man as part of his Mersey Hymns acoustic tour. Ian has a hugely dedicated fan base with a large contingent travelling from his hometown of Liverpool for his last gig with us in 2022. If you have seen him playing live you’ll know why, his [read more…]