What's On Guide: July

What's On Guide: July
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A useful guide of all the events, festivals, workshops, exhibitions and shows on over July! If you've got an arts event on that you think should be included on here, let us know!

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Events | Concerts + Shows | Local Cinema + Live Screenings | Workshops + Creative Skills | Exhibitions + Talks

May - Sept: Wallabies Gone Wild! Art Trail

See if you can spot our wallabies whilst you’re out and about by local artists, Eve AdamsAnna Clucas and Debra Tracey Carney.


The Isle of Man Arts Council: Summer Music Season 2019

30/06-06/07: Isle of Man Flower Festival

05/07: Tynwaldfest! 2019 @ St. John's

05/07: Tynwald Day Bagpipes and Fire @ St. John's

Skeddan Jiarg dancers at the House of Manannan.

13/07: MannKind Festival 2019 @ Silly Moos

15-21/07: Celtic Gathering Isle of Man - Yn Chruinnaght

19-21/07: Dark Horse Festival @ Silly Moos Campsite


1-7/07: Harmony in the Air @ Ronaldsway Airport

13/07: Open Studios @ Grenaby

20/07: Yn Chruinnaght Artisan Fair @ The Corrin Hall, Peel

27-28/07: Open Art Competition @ Southern Agricultural Show - Apply here

Dark Horse Festival takes place again this year at Silly Moos Campsite.

Concerts, Gigs + Shows

4-6/07: The Service Players presents Communicating Doors @ The Gaiety Theatre

10/07: Brass at Braddan with Manx Concert Brass @ Braddan Church

13/07: Manx Youth Band Gala Concert @ The Villa Marina

16/07: Manx Youth Orchestra @ The Cathedral

19/07: Mimesis - Inflorescences @ The Erin Arts Centre 

30/07: Newstead Singers @ The Cathedral

31/07: The Newstead Singers @ The Erin Arts Centre 

Find out about more local gigs via Gig Mann

Local Cinema + Live Screenings

03/07: The Taming of The Shrew - RSC Encore @ King’s Court Theatre 

04/07: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare from the RSC @ Ramsey Grammar School

06/07: Westlife: The Twenty Tour (live screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen 

06/07: Westlife: The Twenty Tour (live screening) @ King’s Court Theatre 

11/07: Small Island - National Theatre @ King’s Court Theatre 

14/07: Northern Ballet on screen - Victoria @ The Erin Arts Centre 

15/07: The Merry Wives of Windsor from Shakespeare’s Globe @ King’s Court Theatre 

20/07: The Barber of Seville by Rossini @ The Erin Arts Centre 

21/07: Salvador Dali - In Search of Immortality - cert 12A @ The Erin Arts Centre 

24/07: Film - Mary Poppins Returns - cert U @ The Erin Arts Centre 

25/07: The Lehman Trilogy - National Theatre Live @ King’s Court Theatre 

25/07: The Lehman Trilogy (live screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen 

27/06:  Andre Rieu - Shall We Dance? @ King’s Court Theatre 

27/06:  Andre Rieu - Shall We Dance? @ The Erin Arts Centre 

31/07: Measure for Measure (live screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen 

Artreach Studios always have so many creative workshops to get involved in for both adults and children.

Workshops + Creative Skills

04/07: Summer Handtied Workshop @ The Flower Studio

06/07: Shibori: Wall Art - the magic of indigo dying @ Artreach Studios 

11/07: Life Drawing (with Isle of Man Drawing Club) @ The Basement

13/07: Magical Watercolours @ Artreach Studios 

18/06: Summer Wreath Workshop @ The Flower Studio 

22/07 -16/08: Animation Summer Camps @ The Dome  

24/07: Kids Pottery Boot Camp - 3 days of Ceramic Making Goodness! @ Artreach Studios 

Northern Light is a brand new exhibition opening at the Isle Gallery on the 14th July.

Exhibitions + Talks

From 03/07: Under Manx Skies @ Mother T's

On until 07/07: Kaleidoscope - Exhibition of Expressive Art by Karolina Pawlowska @ The Isle Gallery

14/07: Northern Light - Preview @ The Isle Gallery

15/07: Rolling Back Home - An Exhibition of Artwork @ The Engine House

You can find out and post information about arts events on the island via our What's On Where Facebook group.


There are loads of arts clubs, societies and organisations that you can take part in. We've put a selection below but you can see the full list here.

Music, Dance + Movement

- Every Mon at 10am and Wed: Born to Sing - Mummy Choir @ Mannin Music Studio

- Mini Musicians with Mannin Music

- Ukulele classes: from age 6 to adult - contact Mannin Music for more details.

- Swing Dancing with Swing in the Isle hold regular classes and socials in Ramsey and Douglas. Join the group.

- Aikido Club starter classes @ St Johns Methodist hall.

- Monday nights: Circus Skills @ Youth Arts Centre (Contact Anna on alfargher@hotmail.com)

- Boogie Days - A family daytime disco in a child-friendly environment but with real DJs and real music in a proper venue.

The IOM Drawing Club held a Pride special last month. Keep an eye on the page for their July event.

Creativity + Visual Art

- Artreach Studios always have so many creative workshops to get involved in for both adults and children.

- Secret Stitch Society Sewing classes @ Jurby and Northern Community Initiatives

- IOM Drawing Club: keep an eye on the page for their June event

- Art Tank @ Youth Arts Centre: An art space for young people run and instructed by professional artist Anna Clucas.

- Creative workshops: The Hub in Port Erin (Contact Janet Bridle for the timetable or visit Creativity at the Hub on Facebook)

- Isle Of Man Days For Girls June Team Meeting @ The Sewing Room

- Craftwork Studios @ Qualtrough’s Yard, Castletown 

Acting + Film

- Sundays 2.30-3pm: Dramatic Art for All (Text Study & Sight Reading this month) @ Christ Church, Laxey Tram Station (Contact Louise Beckett via her Facebook page Speak Out Coaching)

- MannIn Shorts organise regular shoot days where you can join in and learn hands on experience about film.

Literature + Spoken Word

- Creative Writing with Janet Lees @ Jurby Community Centre + The Hub, Port Erin

Manx Litfest Writing Group: keep an eye on the page for their Writers' 11th Meeting @ The Yejji, Broadway

If you've got an event you'd like to share or you'd like to find out what the creative community are up to then join our community Facebook group IOM Arts Council - What's On Where.

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