Friday Film Club: The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin) (12)

Adults £6 / Under 18 £2 The Quiet Girl , An Cailín Ciúin, is an Irish coming-of-age film written and directed by Colm Bairead. Set in 1981, in County Waterford, the film follows Cait, a withdrawn nine-year-old girl, sent by her neglectful parents to live with distant relatives. As the long, hot summer progresses with the endlessness of childhood, Cait gradually blossoms, discovering a magical new world to explore. This beautiful and compassionate film from a first-time [read more…]

£6

Exhibition: Celebrating 200 Years of The RNLI, Rushen Primary School

Drop into the EAC to see the fantastic work from pupils at Rushen Primary School, celebrating 200 Years of the RNLI! The exhibition will be open to the public from Tuesday 30th April to Friday 14th June. The gallery is open 10am to 4.30pm, Tuesday to Friday each week, plus during show times. Free entry!

Free

EAC Book Circle: Sweet Caress by William Boyd

Wednesday 3rd April - 2pm - By donation Join us the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm to chat about our chosen books - newcomers welcome!  Sweet Caress by William Boyd A fictional memoir. Amory Clay’s photographer uncle, Greville, supplies the emotional bond she needs. When he gives her a camera and some photography lessons, he unleashes a passion that will irrevocably shape her future.

Free

Midweek Movie: The Lost King (12) RESCHEDULED

Tickets £6 / Under 18s £2 ​This screening is rescheduled from April 10th. A visit to the theatre inspires an amateur historian to embark on a quest to unearth the remains of King Richard III. Directed by Stephen Frears and written by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, The Lost King is a dramatisation of the story of Phillipa Langley, who defied the academic establishment to search for the body of the maligned king. Sally Hawkins, [read more…]

£6

But First Promotions: Ben Ottewell (Gomez)

FROM BUT FIRST PROMOTIONS: Friday 10th May - Limited availability Saturday 11th May - SOLD OUT The magnificent Ben Ottewell returns to the Isle of Man and this time he’s very kindly agreed to play the Mercury Music Prize winning album Bring It On in full. We are also very excited to say that some of the best young local talent will be supporting Ben, but more of that in a few weeks time. Tickets [read more…]

£27.50

NY Met Opera: Madama Butterfly (live screening)

Adults £15 / Under 18 £2 Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian (in her highly anticipated Met debut) tackle the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy.  Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong takes the role of the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless. Acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang makes her Met debut conducting [read more…]

£15

Rushen Players: Le Grand Return (3 nights)

Thursday 16th, Friday 17th & Saturday 18th May 2024 Adults £10 / Under 18s £2  Rushen Players are delighted to present their latest production, Le Grand ​Return by Alan Stockdill. Three old soldiers are incarcerated in Coldrick Old Folks Home, where witty repartee flies thick and fast between the old boys. It is 1994, the 50th anniversary of the D-day Landings approaches and it is Tommy’s last wish to visit the war grave of his [read more…]

£10

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…]

£27.50

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…]

£27.50

Mananan Festival 2024 – Eliza Carthy, support from Jennifer Reid

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST Eliza will perform solo, with voice and fiddles. If there is one musician who embodies the dynamism and vitality of the current English folk revival, it’s Eliza Carthy MBE. As the daughter of folk legends Martin Carthy & Norma Waterson, Eliza grew up immersed in the world of traditional music and from an early [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Kitterland

Adults £10 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST On Tuesday the 25th June, Kitterland will create a live, improvised score to a classic film. The film will be played in silence as a backdrop to the music; the film will be used as a source of inspiration for the group to create their live score.   Kitterland are a three piece music and film [read more…]

£10

Mananan Festival 2024 – Help! I Think I’m A Nationalist, with Seamas Carey

Adults £15 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST HELP I THINK I’M A NATIONALIST is a  sell-out comedy show on identity, second homes, xenophobia and bagpipes. Directed by Agnieszka Blonska, Help! was created in spring 2022 and first performed to an entirely sold out run of 27 shows in Cornwall. It then toured to England, with sell out runs at Bristol Old [read more…]

£15

Mananan Festival 2024 – Brodsky Quartet

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST Since forming in 1972, the Brodsky Quartet have performed over 3,500 concerts on the major stages of the world and released more than 70 recordings. Having recently celebrated their 50th anniversary, the Brodsky Quartet continue to enjoy a busy international performing schedule, extensively touring the major festivals and venues throughout Australasia, North and South [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Martin Roscoe

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST With an extraordinary career spanning over five decades, Martin Roscoe is unarguably one of the UK’s best loved pianists and we are delighted to welcome him back!  Renowned for his versatility at the keyboard, Martin is equally at home in concerto, recital and chamber performances. His enduring popularity and the respect in which he [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Robin Nolan Trio

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE TO EAC MEMBERS ONLY. ​PUBLIC SALE COMMENCES APRIL ​1ST The RNT absolutely took the roof off last time they were here and we've had endless requests to get them back. So, as a special treat to close this year's festival..... Robin Nolan is one of the world’s best known and most admired gypsy jazz guitarists and has been praised for his musical genius [read more…]

£22