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

Book Circle: The Island of Extraordinary Captives by Simon Parkin

Wednesday 5th June - 2pm - by donation The Island of Extraordinary Captives by Simon Parkin Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm to chat about our chosen books - newcomers welcome! This book is available from Manx National Heritage: https://manxnationalheritage.im/shop/product/the-island-of-extraordinary-captives-by-simon-parkin/

Midweek Movie: Wicked Little Letters (15)

Wednesday 12th June - 2pm and 7.30pm Adults £6 / under 18s £2 A 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a dark, absurd scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, "Wicked Little Letters" follows two neighbours: deeply conservative local Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley). When Edith and fellow residents start to receive wicked letters full of unintentionally hilarious profanities, foul-mouthed Rose is [read more…]

£6

Isle Listen Live: Terrence George & The Shakies

Join us for a musical journey featuring a fusion of alt-rock, blues, jazz & prog styled tracks. Let the rhythm & melodies sweep you away. Terence George & The Shakies Terence embarked on his musical journey in 2017 - performing on the streets of Australia. His passion for music led him back to the UK and Isle of Man, where he graced festival stages and sold-out gigs. In collaboration with his band, “The Shakies”, Terence released his debut singles, “The [read more…]

£16.96

Exhibition: SHAPE, A Collaborative Exhibition from Sarah Callow & Rob Jones

Gallery open 10am-4.30pm Tuesday-Friday, plus during events. Look out for special Saturday open days. Free entry. This exhibition is an exciting, collaborative show of steel sculptures and darkroom photographs. The exhibition joins the talents of renowned local sculptor Rob Jones and fine art photographer Sarah Callow, in her first significant exhibition on the island. The exhibition titled SHAPE is crafted around an aspect that is significant to both artists and features prominently in the work [read more…]

Free

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   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 age was championed by John Peel, Andy Kershaw and Billy Bragg. Beloved of staunch [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Kitterland

Adults £10 / Under 18s £2   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 collaboration based on the Isle of Man. They create ‘soundscape music and cinema’ using [read more…]

£10

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

Adults £15 / Under 18s £2   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 Vic and Bath Theatre Royal. Following a month long stint at The Royal Lyceum [read more…]

£15

Mananan Festival 2024 – Brodsky Quartet

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   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 America, Asia and Europe as well as in the UK, where the quartet is [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Martin Roscoe

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   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 is universally held are built on a deeply thoughtful musicianship and his easy rapport [read more…]

£22

Mananan Festival 2024 – Robin Nolan Trio

Adults £22 / Under 18s £2   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 and creativity by Willie Nelson, Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, and the late George [read more…]

£22

July/August at Erin Arts Centre

We've got some great events lined up over the summer months, before our staff take a break and we close for 2 weeks from Monday 12th to Sunday 25th August. The gallery is open 10am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Friday each week as well as during events, and you can book tickets for EAC events here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/erinartscentre Contact But First Promotions for tickets to Tom Hingley in July via their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/butfirstpromotions Book tickets [read more…]

Summer Concerts from The Parish of Rushen: July 2024

The Erin Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting the summer concerts for The Parish of Rushen this year. Join us every Thursday for wonderful local performers, plus a special Sunday concert in August with 2 visiting choirs. No need to book a ticket, just come along on the night. No admission costs - retiring collection.

EAC Gallery Open Day – SHAPE Exhibition

Join us for an open day on Saturday 6th July for our current exhibition SHAPE, from photographer Sarah Callow and sculptor Rob Jones. Both artists will be in the gallery 12-4pm so drop in to see the work and chat to the artists (free entry).

It Takes Two – piano duo & solo

Saturday 6th July - 7.30pm  Tickets £10 / Under 18s £2 A programme of your favourite beautiful classical music by Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Rossini and Gershwin, some played as a duo and some solo, for your enjoyment and pleasure. Join Olga and Russell for the evening of piano entertainment, a mixture of virtuoso pieces and dreamy romantic melodies. Hope to see you there!

£10

Dramatis Personae: Noel Coward’s Private Lives (4 shows)

Thursday 11th July - 7.30pm Friday 12th July - 7.30pm Saturday 13th July - 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets £12 / Students & over 65s £10 Elyot and Amanda, once married and now honeymooning with new spouses at the same hotel, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively elope. Days after being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between passions of love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and a roundelay of [read more…]

£12

Douglas Choral Union Choir: Summer Concert

Adults £7 / Under 18s £2 128 years after the society's formation, popular local theatre society, the Douglas Choral Union, are heading to the Erin Arts Centre on Sunday 14th July for their 'Summer Concert' showcasing the Douglas Choral Union Choir, and Bursary recipients.  Led by the exceptional Musical Director, Steve Daykin, the choir's repertoire is a harmonious fusion of iconic show tunes, beloved pop hits, and timeless rock classics, which promise to deliver performances [read more…]

£7

But First Promotions: Ian Hingley (Inspiral Carpets)

A note from But First Promotions: Five years since he performed for us at the Colby Glen, we are very pleased to announce that Tom Hingley will be making his return to the Isle of Man The former lead singer with Inspiral Carpets sang on all the bands major label albums and all hit singles, and is another powerful voice to complement our new venue at the Erin Arts Centre. Tom is here for one [read more…]

Summer Concerts from The Parish of Rushen: August 2024

The Erin Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting the summer concerts for The Parish of Rushen this year. Join us every Thursday for wonderful local performers, plus a special Sunday concert in August with 2 visiting choirs. No need to book a ticket, just come along on the night. No admission costs – retiring collection.

IOM Poetry Society: Open Mic Night

The IOM Poetry Society are hosting an open mic night in Harry's Bar at the Erin Arts Centre! Friday 2nd August, doors open at 7.30pm and the bar is open all evening. All are welcome to come and watch, but if you'd like to recite your poetry, get in touch with the organisers via [email protected] to book your place. £3 entry (cash only) and up to 3 minutes to show the audience what you can [read more…]

£3

Summer Concert from The Parish of Rushen: Sunday Special

The Erin Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting the summer concerts for The Parish of Rushen this year. Join us every Thursday for wonderful local performers, plus this special Sunday concert in August with 2 visiting choirs. No need to book a ticket, just come along on the night. No admission costs – retiring collection.

An Evening of Musical Theatre with Cameron Mills

An Evening of Musical Theatre with Cameron Mills Singing sensation Cameron Mills is a charismatic, Classic Brit Award nominated young English tenor, whose powerful voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and is making "waves in the world of classical music" (BBC1). Cameron has achieved seven number on Amazon Broadway singles and has recorded with the likes of Liz Mitchell of Boney M, Carol Decker of T'Pau, Phil Gould of Level 42, Glen Matlock [read more…]

£15

Summer Concerts from The Parish of Rushen: September 2024

The Erin Arts Centre is delighted to be hosting the summer concerts for The Parish of Rushen this year. Join us every Thursday for wonderful local performers, plus a special Sunday concert in August with 2 visiting choirs. No need to book a ticket, just come along on the night. No admission costs – retiring collection.