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A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2019)

Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks stars in this heartwarming film. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and Lloyd Vogel. Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile television presenter Fred Rogers. He approaches the interview with scepticism, finding it hard to believe that anyone can be so good-natured. However, Roger’s empathy, kindness and decency soon chip away at Vogel’s jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter [read more…]

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2019)

Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks stars in this heartwarming film. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and Lloyd Vogel. Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile television presenter Fred Rogers. He approaches the interview with scepticism, finding it hard to believe that anyone can be so good-natured. However, Roger’s empathy, kindness and decency soon chip away at Vogel’s jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter [read more…]

A New Light on Mann: An illustrated talk by Dave Martin – RHT

LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) surveying has been used in Britain for a number of years (and seen on programmes such as Time Team), but coverage of the Island is recent and exciting. Illustrated by local examples (pictured is South Barrule) of the detail that can be revealed by LiDAR, Dave Martin – past president of the Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society and a Trustee of the Manx Museum & National Trust [read more…]

Rigoletto – Live from the New York Met Opera

Adults £15/ Under 18s £2 The Met rings in the new year with the gala premiere of a bold new take on Verdi’s timeless tragedy from Bartlett Sher. The Tony Award­–winning director resets the opera’s action in 1920s Europe, with Art Deco sets by Michael Yeargan and elegant costumes by Catherine Zuber, themselves boasting a combined eight Tony Awards. Baritone Quinn Kelsey, a commanding artist at the height of his powers, brings his searing portrayal [read more…]

RHT – An illustrated talk by Charles Guard: The Island at War

Adults £5 | RHT Friends £4 | Under 18s £2 This is the first in RUSHEN HERITAGE’S 2021-22 season of talks, which will run through to April 2022 Travel back in time to World War II with historian Charles Guard as he recounts stories of radar stations, secret training, rationing, airfields, refugees from Liverpool and much more – including a look at the Isle of Man’s fortifications over the last 3,000 years! For further information, [read more…]

EAC’s Christmas Market

Somehow, it’s nearly that time of year again and as part of this year’s ‘Port Erin’s Countdown to Christmas,’ we’re hosting our Christmas Fair on Saturday December 4th, from 11am – 4.30pm. Come down and get yourself some quality, hand-crafted gifts and enjoy a drink and a bit to eat, while the kids make a festive decoration at our craft workshop. You can even win one of our top raffle prizes! (prizes supplied by local [read more…]

Applications are now open for the Young Singer & Young Musician of Mann 2022!

They’re Back! Our new-look Young Singer and Young Musician of Mann Competitions are announced for January/February 2022    Young SingerFirst Round – Sunday 16th January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)Final – Sunday 23rd January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors) Young Musician First Round – Sunday 30th January 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)Final – Sunday 6th February 2pm (Juniors) & 7:30pm (Seniors)                             [read more…]

EAC’s Christmas Market

Somehow, it’s nearly that time of year again and as part of this year’s ‘Port Erins Countdown to Christmas,’ we’re hosting our Christmas Fair on Saturday December 4th, from 11am – 4.30pm.Come down and get yourself some quality, hand-crafted gifts and enjoy a drink and a mince pie, while the kids make a festive decoration at our craft workshop. You can even win one of our top raffle prizes! (prizes supplied by local businesses and [read more…]