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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Peel longboat races wins Photography competition Isle of Man

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The winner of the events category was David Jepson whose picture of the Peel Longboat Races caught the attention of the judges.

Economic Development Minister Allan Bell MHK said: ‘The quality and quantity of […]

Loaghtan sheep takes top photo prize Isle of Man

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THE winners of the Isle of Man’s most prestigious photographic competition were announced in a ceremony held in the Claremont Hotel, Douglas.

The awards, hosted by the Department of Community, Culture and […]

Some handy Manx festive greetings

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Manx language officer Adrian Cain has some short phrases that may come in handy:

Nollick Ghennal – Happy Christmas.

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa – Happy Christmas and a Good New […]

Manx Cross-stitch Kits perfect as Christmas gifts

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Crafty Cat are proud to offer a range of delightful Cross stitch kits featuring well known scenes from the Isle of Man. Why not visit the Crafty Cat website and view the range of Cross-stitch kits available. Perfect […]

Traditional Fairy Beliefs Isle of Man

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The Isle of Man is famous as an island full of fairy traditions: in some ways it may be regarded as having the greatest concentration of them in the British Isles. […]

Design and Make a Christmas Decoration Competition

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With Christmas just around the corner it’s time to get creative. Manx National Heritage invites entries for their annual festive competition, which this year is to design and make a Christmas decoration.

The competition is open to […]

Collection of Traditional Manx Songs

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‘Ree ny Marrey’ (King of the Sea) is an exciting collection of traditional Manx songs with eye catching illustrations by local artist Juan Moore. Presented in both Manx Gaelic and English this substantial publication also incorporates […]

Manx Signs

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Signage is now a daily part of our lives, commanding our movements and providing useful information. It’s also an ongoing challenge to the Manx Language Officer, Adrian Cain, in his quest to see more […]

Pell Heritage Isle of Man

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Keen local amateur historian Fred Palmer was a well known character in the town of Peel, remembered for his popular publishing business and his long term involvement with the ‘Peel City Guardian’. Over many years […]