The sun’s out, there are bikes buzzing round the Island and it’s Mananan Festival month! What more could you ask from early summer? We begin with the last opera screening of the current season from the New York Met and it’s the one everyone’s been waiting for! One of opera’s most beloved works, Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) receives its first new Met staging in 19 years. Director Simon McBurney’s lets loose a volley of theatrical flourishes, incorporating projections, sound [read more…]
New event for this year’s Mananan Festival
We’ve added a final event to this year’s Mananan Festival to wind down on Sunday afternoon. FREE EVENT The award-winning war novelist Shirley Mann, will be talking about and signing copies of her new book, ‘Bridget’s War,’ as the final event of this year’s festival. The book features a policewoman in the Rushen Internment Camp on the Island and is the fourth in a series of books inspired by real women who served in World [read more…]
Mananan Festival – tickets on sale now!
Tickets for this year’s Mananan Festival are now on sale! Head over to https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/erinartscentre to book your seats for this incredible collection of events.
Mananan Festival 2023
We have a fantastic lineup for this year’s Mananan Festival and tickets are now on sale to Friends of EAC members using the priority booking code. If you are a member and have not received the code, please get in touch with us at [email protected] or on 01624 835858. Tickets will be on general sale from Wednesday May 10th. We have tried to contact everyone who has responded to the new membership scheme, but there [read more…]
Upcoming Authors’ Talk: “Ravens’ Nests & Spring Tides”
“Ravens’ Nests & Spring Tides” – writing about place and nature in Iceland and the Isle of Man Author talk by Dr Sarah Thomas and Dr Fiona Gell Wednesday 19 April 7.30pm Book tickets online: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/erinartscentre Authors Sarah Thomas and Fiona Gell have written about two very different places – Iceland’s Westfjords and the underwater world around the Isle of Man – but their writing has captured the landscapes, nature and heritage that have shaped [read more…]
Rushen Players – rescheduled One Act Plays
This show was originally planned for 9th, 10th and 11th March but was postponed due to bad weather. Anyone who booked for the original dates via Ticketsource or by card in the office has been automatically refunded. If you paid by cash, please drop into the EAC box office for a refund. New date: 7.30pm Friday 24th March (one night only) Adults £10 / Under 18s £2 September In The Rain by John GodberNewly-wed Yorkshire [read more…]
Due to the snow and predicted icy conditions, the EAC office will be closed today. We are awaiting a decision on the Rushen Players shows scheduled for tonight and tomorrow and you’ll know as soon as we do. Take care and enjoy the snow!
Update from Rushen Heritage Trust
The lecture series from Rushen Heritage Trust has been incredibly popular, especially when the content takes on a local spin. What would have been the final event in the series, a presentation about artist William Hoggatt, was initially cancelled but we’re happy to say this has now been replaced with a fascinating evening by local historian Peter Kelly. “Kelly’s Eye In Pictures” includes the pictures Peter put together for the Isle of Man Examiner Millennium [read more…]
George Todica lights up the Piano Series
We’d like say a huge EAC thank you to George Todica and everyone who came down and made Saturday’s Piano Series such a special event. The morning masterclass was informative and accessible, unlocking some of the themes and secrets of the evening programme and discussing life as a professional musician. The evening recital was a whirlwind, virtuoso journey through Schumann’s Forest Scenes and Rachmaninoff’s Corelli Variations, via an ethereal Enescu suite and Chopin’s anthemic Andante [read more…]
RHT “Folklore of Port Erin” by James Franklin – SOLD OUT
The Rushen Heritage Trust talks we’re hosting have been very popular, and if you don’t have tickets for Monday 6th February unfortunately it has already sold out.