Midweek Movie: One Life (PG) – matinee & evening

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 Book Circle: Stuart, A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters

Wednesday 3rd April - 2pm - By donation Join us the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm to chat about our chosen books - newcomers welcome! Stuart, A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters A moving portrait of a troubled man, an unlikely friendship, and a desperate world few ever see. Shocking, inspiring, and hilarious by turns, this novel gives voice to a man who has a message for us that every life is a [read more…]

Barrow Male Voice Choir – supported by Lon Dhoo

*** FREE ENTRY - please book in advance *** An hour of popular male voice choir favourites – 1pm at Port Erin Arts Centre Barrow Male Voice Choir in concert, supported by local choir, Lon Dhoo Male Voice Choir. Barrow Male Voice Choir are a group of men who sing traditional, classical and modern songs in four parts. They are based in Barrow-in-Furness and their members are from the town and the surrounding area. They all [read more…]


CANCELLED: EAC Jazz Club: Alan Barnes & Dave Newton

It is with heavy hearts we announce that the EAC Jazz Club tonight has been cancelled as Alan Barnes & Dave Newton have not been able to travel to the island. We're hoping to reschedule at a later date, but in the meantime all ticket holders will be refunded.  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, [read more…]


CANCELLED: Midweek Movie: The Lost King (12) – matinee & evening

Unfortunately we have had to cancel today's screenings of The Lost King as the film has not arrived. Everyone who has ordered tickets will be provided a refund automatically. 2pm and 7.30pm screenings Tickets £6 / Under 18s £2 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 [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…]


NY Met Opera: La Rondine (live screening)

Tickets £15 / Under 18s £2 Puccini’s bittersweet love story makes a rare Met appearance. Soprano Angel Blue stars as the French courtesan Magda opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman in his highly anticipated company debut as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess. Maestro Speranza Scappucci conducts Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, which transports audiences from the heart of Parisian nightlife to a dreamy vision of the French [read more…]


RHT: The IOM for Darker Skies, Howard Parkin

Adults £6 | RHT Friends £5 Giving our children back the magic of the night... Light pollution is a modern day scourge - excessive unnecessary lighting is a serious issue, not just from an astronomical perspective. It effects nature, wildlife, humans and the environment. Astronomer Howard Parkin investigates the extent of the problem, and what we ought to be doing to reduce the effects. Tickets are available from the Erin Arts Centre, Rushen Heritage Centre or [read more…]


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…]


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.


Celto-Viking Art: Manx Warrior Women

See this incredible, hand-carved wooden post, standing 8 feet tall, on the last stop of it’s island tour! This piece was created to commemorate the memory of the brave women who stormed into danger at the 1098 Battle of Santwat near Peel. It will be displayed in the Erin Arts Centre foyer for just one week – Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th May, available between 10am and 4.30pm (free entry). You can also catch it [read more…]

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…]


But First Promotions: Ben Ottewell (Gomez) SOLD OUT

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…]


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…]


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…]


But First Promotions: James Walsh (Starsailor) SOLD OUT

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…]


Exhibition: Celebrating 200 Years of The RNLI, Rushen Primary School – SPECIAL SATURDAY OPENING

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. We've also got a special Saturday opening on 25th May where you can chat to pupils and teachers about the exhibition. The gallery is open 10am to 4.30pm, Tuesday to Friday each week, plus during show times. Free [read more…]

Port Purlers: weekly crafternoons, all welcome!

Now that the sun is coming out, why not come along with your latest craft project to join our Port Purlers knitting group? The ladies are happy to offer advice on knitting and crochet, but any craft project is welcome. Every Tuesday from 2pm in Harry's Bar.