A useful guide of all the events, festivals, workshops, exhibitions and shows on over June! If you've got an arts event on that you think should be included on here, let us know!
May - Sept: Wallabies Gone Wild! Art Trail
The Isle of Man Arts Council: Summer Music Season 2019
16-29/06: The Manannan Festival @ The Erin Arts Centre (see under Concerts below for specific events)
21-23/06: The Great Manx Shindig
29/06: Mindful Mann 2019
30/06: Isle of Man Flower Festival
20/06: Open Mic Poetry @ Bath + Bottle
21/06: Make Music Day 2019
Keep up to date via their Facebook page.
Douglas Town Centre Management invite all acoustic musicians and singers to come down and make music in the Sunken Gardens on Loch Promenade for #Makemusicday
Have a jam with others, try out your new songs, pop out at lunchtime and have a listen!
TT @ Compton Vaults
01/06: Birds n Beards @ Compton Vaults
02/06: Mae Challis Afternoon Sunset Jet Eve @ Compton Vaults
03/06: Moonshine Project @ Compton Vaults
04/06: Slow Decay @ Compton Vaults
05/06: Foxtrap @ Compton Vaults
06/06: Fugue State @ Compton Vaults
07/06: Post War Stories @ Compton Vaults
08/06: Birds and Beards (Steam Packet Races) @ Compton Vaults
12/06: Primary Schools Singing concert - The Sound of Stories @ The Villa Marina. Sold out
12/06: Brass at Braddan with Manx Concert Brass @ Braddan Church
15/06: Narropera in PEEL, Mozart's Marriage of Figaro as narrated opera @ Peel Centenary Centre
16/06: Mananan Festival - Worbey & Farrell @ The Erin Arts Centre
17/06: Mananan Festival - Red Priest @ The Erin Arts Centre
19/06: Mananan Festival - Anna Prohaska (soprano) @ The Erin Arts Centre
20/06: Mananan Festival - Katona Twins @ The Erin Arts Centre
20/06: Performances, Poems & pints with MADF @ the British
21/06: Mananan Festival - Zoe Rahman's Jazz Quartet @ The Erin Arts Centre
22/06: Mananan Festival - Opera Night @ The Erin Arts Centre
Kabantu will be performing as part of the Manannan Festival, 29th June at the Erin Arts Centre
22/06: Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys @ Peel Centenary Centre
23/06: Mananan Festival - Adam Westcott @ The Erin Arts Centre
24/06: Mananan Festival - Tasmin Little @ The Erin Arts Centre
25/06: Mananan Festival - Peter Donohoe @ The Erin Arts Centre
26/06: Mananan Festival "Boats, Jets and Sharks" @ The Erin Arts Centre
27/06: Mananan Festival - Brodsky Quartet @ The Erin Arts Centre
28/06: Mananan Festival - Scott Brothers Duo @ The Erin Arts Centre
29/06: Mananan Festival -"The Composer and the Mouse" @ The Erin Arts Centre
29/06: Mananan Festival – Kabantu @ The Erin Arts Centre
29/06: Manx Saxophone Ensemble @ The Cathedral
30/06: Caarjyn Cooidjagh @ The Cathedral
Find out about more local gigs via Gig Mann
08/06: TAKE THAT: Greatest Hits Live @ King’s Court Theatre
08/06: TAKE THAT: Greatest Hits Live @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen
09/06: Exhibition on Screen - Van Gogh & Japan @ The Erin Arts Centre
11/06: Romeo & Juliet (live screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen
11/06: Romeo and Juliet from the Royal Ballet, Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School
12/06: I Got Life (2017) @ Peel Centenary Centre
14/06: Take That Greatest Hits Tour Encore, Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School
20/06: All My Sons – National Theatre Encore, Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School
26/06: Taming of the Shrew (encore screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen
26/06: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2017) @ Peel Centenary Centre
27/06: Small Island – National Theatre Live, Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School
27/06: Small Island (live screening) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen
28/06: All My Sons - National Theatre @ King’s Court Theatre
30/06: Live Opera screened from Glyndebourne @ The Erin Arts Centre
Events at The Dome @ The Nunnery
Artreach Studios always have so many creative workshops to get involved in for both adults and children.
09/06: Lino Block Printmaking: One Day Adult Art Workshop @ Artreach Studios
13/06: Paper Ranunculus Workshop @ The Flower Studio
22/06: So you've written your best-seller. What next? A 2 hour workshop with author, Graham Hamer @ The Engine House
23/06: Frida Kahlo Shadow Box: Adult Art Workshop @ Artreach Studios
30/06: Printmaking: Colour, Pattern Play, Fun Printmaking Using a Gel Printing Plate @ Artreach Studios
The latest contemporary showcase by Artist Karolina Powlowska is currently exhibiting at The Isle Gallery. Her first solo exhibition, colour enthusiasts will be dazzled by these incredibly striking, lively works of art.
On now: Kaleidoscope - Exhibition of Expressive Art by Karolina Pawlowska @ The Isle Gallery
On now: Racing Lines 2 @ The Manx Museum
14/06: Art, Design and Media Exhibition 2019 @ UCM IOM
18/06: Mananan Festival - Floral Art Demonstration @ The Erin Arts Centre
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.
- Ukulele classes: from age 6 to adult - contact Mannin Music for more details.
- Aikido Club starter classes @ St Johns Methodist hall.
- Boogie Days - A family daytime disco in a child-friendly environment but with real DJs and real music in a proper venue.
- Artreach Studios always have so many creative workshops to get involved in for both adults and children.
- IOM Drawing Club: keep an eye on the page for their June event
- 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
- 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.
- Manx Litfest: keep an eye on the page for their Writers' 10th 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.