New Exhibition – Iris Burton’s Personal Collection

We have a wonderful exhibition starting today! Iris Eleanor Burton (1925 – 2020) Award-winning Manx watercolour artist Iris Burton had a long relationship with the Erin Arts Centre. In 1971 Iris was one of three original Trustees of the Centre, who along with six friends bought the chapel for £3,000 to promote interest of the public of the Isle of Man in music, drama and the co-related arts. The building was well known to Iris [read more…]

EAC Phone Number

As we no longer take telephone bookings, we have ceased the Box Office telephone number, 832662. If you wish to call us, please use the office number 835858. All bookings are now via Ticketsource or in the box office during office hours, or pre-show.

Don’t Miss! Mr Turner and Nomadland

We have two excellent films coming up for all the cinema lovers out there!On Sunday 5th @ 2pm, as our weekend art feature, we’re showing Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr Turner,’ starring Timothy Spall, with Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Lesley Manville, and Martin Savage. It premiered in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where Spall won the award for Best Actor and Dick Pope received a special jury prize for the film’s cinematography.The film was critically acclaimed and received four nominations each at the 87th [read more…]

Barnes and Newton to headline Port Erin Jazz Festival

We are very excited to announce the inaugural Port Erin Jazz Festival (October 8th– 9th) 2021 This event is being staged across 3 venues – The Erin Arts Centre, The Bay Hotel and The Falcon’s Nest Hotel and features a mixture of international jazz stars and home-grown talent. This year’s event has a strong connection with the city of Leeds and our main sponsor is Celton Manx. This is how it lines up: FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER [read more…]

New website, Jazz Festival, 50th Anniversary, and a new exhibition

Welcome to our shiny new website! We’re really proud to be launching it and watching it evolve. A massive thanks to Stef for his fantastic design and all his hard work. Jazz Festival As well as our August/September agenda, we have some very exciting news! On October 8th-9th, we’re delighted to be hosting  the inaugural Port Erin Jazz Festival. Featuring the extraordinary talents of Alan Barnes and Dave Newton, backed by students from the Leeds Music College [read more…]

Presenting… The Long Weekend

We are excited to present,’ The Long Weekend’, a 4-day celebration of the vibrant Manx arts scene, featuring artists from all over the IOM. at the Box Office All events take place at the Erin Arts Centre and include:-Bushy’s bar by ‘The Bay,’ Port Erin (subject to licencing)-Early-bird, pre-show menu @ Versa restaurant (discount for anyone with a valid ticket on the day)-Discount drink @ Foraging Vintners, Cosy Nook Bar to anyone with a [read more…]

EAC announce ‘The Long Weekend’ 29th July – 1st August 2021

‘The Long Weekend,’ is a 4-day celebration of the vibrant Manx arts scene, featuring artists from all over the IOM: Thursday 29th July 730PM £10Biskee Brisht and Clash Vooar (Manx Folk/Pop) Friday 30th July 730PM £5‘Penny Productions’ with Jackie Morrey-Grace‘The Magpie’s Muse & other thieves’(performance poetry and storytelling) Saturday 31st July 730PM £10EAC Jazz club Presents: Red Hot Whiskey Swing & Blue Vannin Sunday 1st August11am £5 Pippa Lovell – ‘Port Erin is my Larder’(talk, [read more…]