What's On Guide: September

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What’s on September


A useful guide of all the events, festivals, workshops, exhibitions and shows on over September! If you've got an arts event on that you think should be included on here, get in touch!

Festivals and Events

Isle of Man Film Festival

5/9: Stronger than Bullets - Screening and Q & A @ Peel Centenary Centre 

6/9: 3rd Annual Movie Pub Quiz @ The Cat With No Tail 

7/9: 2001 : A Space Odyssey @ Broadway Cinema

8/9: Screenwriting Workshop with Adam Kempton @ The Claremont Hotel

8/9: Adult Combat Workshop for Stage & Screen @ Ballakermeen Studio Theatre

8/9: Children's Combat Workshop for Stage & Screen @ Ballakermeen Studio Theatre

8/9: Mark Kermode Presents… Movies, MUSIC & MARK @ The Gaiety Theatre

9/9: Gala Awards @ Broadway Cinema

Our Island: Our World Festival

7/9: World Music and Culture Festival Day 1 @ Peel Centenary Centre

7/9: Vera Van Heeringen Trio, Sheelanagig, Baka Beyond

8/9: World Music and Culture Festival Day 2 @ Peel Centenary Centre

8/9: Saturday 8th Afternoon Global Celebration @ Peel Cathedral

8/9: Clash Vooar, Angel Brothers & Soothsayers @ Peel Centenary Centre 

Manx Lit Fest

22/9: Manx Litfest Writers' 2nd Meeting @ The Yejj

25/9: Introduction to Bibliotherapy @ Conrod’s

25/9: Manx Litfest Poetry Slam 2018 @ Noa Bakehouse

26/9: FOLK - Zoe Gilbert & The Bookshop Band @ St. Andrew’s Church, Andreas

27/9: The Book Fanatics' Quiz Night! @ Noa Bakehouse

28/9: My Secret Diary - children's author Philip Ardagh @ Castle Rushen

28/9: Influential Women, Powerful Words @ The Gaiety

28/9: Boy Meets Hamster - Q&A with author Birdie Milano @ The Alpine

28/9: Frankenstein @ The Gaiety Theatre

29/9: Writers' Day 2018 @ King William's College

29/9: Poems To Live Your Life By - an evening with Chris Riddell @ Noa Bakehouse

29/9: Once Upon a Wild Wood - Manx Litfest Family Day! @ Garey Ny Cloie

30/9: Manx Litfest 2018 Short Story Slam @ Noa Bakehouse

Summer Music Season - September dates

All concerts on a Thursday evening start at 8pm and all concerts on a Sunday start at 3pm.

2/9: Douglas Town Band @ The Villa Arcade

4/9: Douglas Town Band @ The Villa Arcade

6/9: Jazz Aces @ The Villa Arcade

9/9: Rushen Silver Band @ The Villa Arcade

11/9: Onchan Town Band @ The Villa Arcade

13/9: Ramsey Town Band @ The Villa Arcade

16/9: Manx Youth Band @ The Villa Arcade

20/9: Crosby & District Silver Band @ The Villa Arcade

23/9: Isle of Man Wind Orchestra @ The Villa Arcade

Other Concerts, Gigs & Shows

1/9: Eugene Wilson @ Basement Bar Douglas

6/9: Open Mic Poetry @ Bath & Bottle

6/9: Xpress Yourself Open Mic @ Compton Vaults

7/9: Stigma Arts presents Acoustic Dreams @ Quids Inn

7/9: Friday night jazz at Coast Restaurant with Adele Dube and Ariel Amoedo @ The Claremont hotel

14/9: Magic Lantern Show,  Hosted by The Friends of Sophia Goulden @ Promenade Methodist Church

14/9: Friday night jazz at Coast Restaurant with Adele Dube and Ariel Amoedo @ The Claremont hotel

14-15/9: Don Pasquale @ The Erin Arts Centre

15/9: Some Kinda Wonderful - A celebration of Stevie Wonder @ Peel Centenary Centre

17/9: Yehuda Inbar, Piano hosted by Ramsey Music Society @ Ramsey Grammar School

19/9: The Blackheart Orchestra @ The Erin Arts Centre

21/9: Friday night jazz at Coast Restaurant with Adele Dube and Ariel Amoedo @ The Claremont hotel

22/: Manx Last Night of the Proms @ The Gaiety Theatre

28/9: Friday night jazz at Coast Restaurant with Adele Dube and Ariel Amoedo @ The Claremont hotel

28/9: Dan Ashton @ The Erin Arts Centre 

29/9: Songs of the land life and living charity concert @ Sulby Community Hall

Local Cinema & Live Screenings

Castletown Community Cinema Club @ Castletown Civic Centre

Next film screening Fri 28/9. Join the club to vote which film you see next!

Films in Peel @ Peel Centenary Centre

12/9: The Death of Stalin

26/9: Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

King's Court Theatre @ King William's College

6/9: Julie - National Theatre Live

12/9: The Merry Wives of Windsor - RSC live

27/9: King Lear starring Ian McKellen - National Theatre Live 

The Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School

12/9: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Ballakermeen Studio Theatre @ Ballakermeen High School

The Erin Arts Centre

22/9: The Merry Widow (Lehar) - Australian Ballet

Workshops & Creative Skills

2/9: Creativity & Meditation - Mandala Acrylic Canvas - Adult Art Workshop @ Artreach Studios

10/9: Teen Masterclass - 6 week block - SEPTEMBER 2018 @ Artreach Studios

13/9: Printmaking Beginners and Improvers - Adult Art Workshop @ Artreach Studios

13/9: Drawing the Male Form @ Noa Bakehouse  

14/9: Printmaking Beginners and Improvers - Adult Art Workshop (Friday Morning) @ Artreach Studios

14/9: Altered Canvas Art - Home Sweet Home (A Friday Night Out) @ Artreach Studios

15/9: Oh My Pen & Press – Intro to Brush Lettering Calligraphy Workshops (option 1) @ The Engine House

15/9: Oh My Pen & Press – Intro to Brush Lettering Calligraphy Workshops (option 2) @ The Engine House

17/9: Art retreat - Capturing Nature in our Sacred Space @ Artreach Studios

21/9: Art Journalling - My Beautiful Mess - Journey into Art Exploration @ Artreach Studios

22/9: Modern Calligraphy: Discover your style! @ The Engine House

28/9: Drawing Technique: Absolute Beginners & Improvers (6 week course) @ Artreach Studios

Exhibitions, Talks & Lectures

Now until 16/9: Ellie Baker’s 'Light Confection' @ The Isle Gallery

On now: 'The Manx Landscape Afresh’ by Petrina Kent @ Studio 42

2/9: Open Day @ Youth Arts Centre

5/9: Book Club - The Silk Road @ The Erin Arts Centre

4/9: Under The Cloak Art Exhibition Preview, an exhibition by Natalie Norton @ The Erin Arts Centre

5/9: Isle of Media Drop In Session @ The Engine House, Castletown

6/9: Gefachella event with Steve Bartlett @ The Gaiety

7/9: T’oltans Exhbition @ The Hodgson Loom Gallery 

19/9: Rayner Hoff: The Life of a Sculptor by Deborah Beck, talk @ The Manx Museum.

20/9: Creative Industries Public Meeting @ Noa Bakehouse

23/9: Jigsaw2 - An Exhibition of New Work by Adam Berry @ The Isle Gallery 


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