Isle of Man News last updated 28 April 2015 17:33:24

Race The Sun helps sponsors celebrate 10th anniversary

POSTED today at 2:07 pm

Mann Made Group celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and the company will be marking the occasion with some special prizes in a charity run which raises funds for The Children’s Centre. The Race The Sun round the Island relay takes place on Saturday May 23 and involves teams running a clockwise lap of the Island’s Raad ny Foillan coastal footpath between sunrise and sunset, starting and finishing in Peel. The event – which is again sponsored by Mann Made Group this year – has raised more than £80,000 to help vulnerable children and young people here in the Isle of Man. Organisers are hoping the 2015 run will take the total funds raised by Race The Sun to over £100,000. There are 10 sections of the relay route, and the final leg from...

History in Heels - Follow in the footsteps of the women who made Mann

POSTED today at 2:04 pm

History in Heels is now in full swing at seven Manx National Heritage locations. The yearlong women’s history project takes a fresh and surprising approach to some of the remarkable Isle of Man women and their personal histories through pop-up displays and events at seven venues around the Island - the Manx Museum, House of Manannan, Castle Rushen, The Old House of Keys, The Old Grammar School, Cregneash and The Grove.History in Heels lets you follow in the footsteps of the women who made Mann beginning with the Pagan Lady to prisoners and a Civil War Countess at Castle Rushen to the era of Miss Isle of Man and the bathing beauties. Other themes covered are Political Women and Women Interned.Co-curator of History in Heels, Jude Dicken...

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