Isle of Man News last updated 04 September 2015 21:48:29

Vulcan visit

POSTED yesterday at 9:48 pm by Paul Moulton

Ronaldsway airport is expecting crowds of sightseers on Saturday afternoon when a Vulcan aircraft is hoping to take part in a fly-past over the...

Rolls-Royce Return for Rally

POSTED yesterday at 11:55 am by LC

Around 30 Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars will be touring the Isle of Man 13th - 17th September. This will be a great opportunity to see the cavalcade of...

Cyclist to 'paint plantation pink' for Charity

POSTED yesterday at 10:56 am

Mountain bikers will turn Archallagan Plantation pink this weekend to raise money for cancer charities, with support from SMP Partners.During Paint the Plantation Pink, which starts at midday on Saturday, cyclists will be sponsored to ride around the fire track in Archallagan as many times as possible in a 12-hour period. Entrants in the women-only event are asked to wear pink in recognition of the four cancer charities being supported.The sponsored ride has been organised by Melanie Dowling as part of her fundraising for the sixth Women V Cancer Challenge. Melanie is due to cycle 450km through Vietnam and Cambodia over six days in November 2016 to raise a minimum of £3,200 for Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian...

Art College students ‘Articulate’ their inspirations from Arts Council Loan Collection

POSTED yesterday at 10:31 am

Five Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education art students are showcasing their work in an exhibition entitled ‘Articulate’, at the Manx Museum in Douglas. The project was initiated by the Department of Education and Children in collaboration with Manx National Heritage and the Isle of Man Arts Council.The artists are displaying their own works alongside pieces from the Isle of Man Arts Council Loan Collection that inspired them. The Loan Collection is also presented via a rolling slideshow of digital images. The exhibition is now open at the Manx Museum until Saturday 3rd October.Local artist, David Fletcher, who was also head of art at the Isle of Man College as well as a member of the Isle of Man Arts Council, initiated the...

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