Manx quilting alive and well

Pam Collister of Douglas, has won a patchwork raffled at the Northern Trefoil Guild’s coffee morning at the Mitre Hotel, Ramsey. The quilt was started by Phyllis Attwell, but she was unable to finish it when her husband developed Parkinson’s disease and her own eyesight deteriorated.

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History of St Bridget’s Church in Bride, Isle of Man

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The parish of Bride is the most northerly of the 17 parishes and its church was reputedly founded by St Bridget in the sixth century.

The foundation stone of the present church was laid on […]

Dig Manx history at iMuseum

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MANX National Heritage’s new iMuseum is providing a unique facility for enthusiasts to research a wide range of local and family history.

There are no physical exhibits in the iMuseum, next to the Manx Museum in Douglas, but it […]

Friends of Manx National Heritage visit the New iMuseum

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With the iMuseum closer to opening its doors to the public members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage gathered at the new facility to find out more about what is happening behind the scenes. Housed in the […]

Viking ancestry survey at Manx Museum

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If you are a Christian, Callister or Corteen, or perhaps a Kaighin, Keggin or Kinley, then your services are required today (Saturday). The only criteria are that you must be a man, whose father’s father was born in the Isle […]

Lecture looks back at 125 years of MNH

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Manx National Heritage is celebrating 125 years of protecting the Isle of Man’s history. In 1886 a monumental act was passed setting the ball rolling for a Manx heritage organisation. Today, Manx National Heritage has 13 major […]

Isle of Man Genealogy Stamps Released

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With the iMuseum now a step closer to opening its doors to a curious public Isle of Man Post will be issuing a set of stamps on the 18th February, 2011, dedicated to the all absorbing and […]

The Voyage of Odin’s Raven — Remember that?

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The first talk of the year organised by the Friends of Manx National Heritage charted the progress of the remarkable journey made by the replica Viking ship ‘Odin’s Raven’ during the celebrations of Millennium Year in 1979. Held within the House […]

iMuseum – Isle of Man Government Manx National Heritage:

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Coming Soon. . .

A new digital museum opening early 2011, giving you unprecedented access to the Manx National Heritage Collections including:

• All Manx Newspapers held by Manx National […]

World Manx Association Centenary

World Manx Association Centenary, Manx Crafts, Manx Gifts, Gifts Isle of Man, Crafts Isle of Man Fastyr Mie! As the World Manx Association will be celebrating its Centenary this year, I thought I would take this opportunity to update you on the events we have in place to commemorate this milestone as well as details […]