Isle of Man News last updated 30 June 2016 08:18:47

Winners announced for Design & Technology Coursework Awards 2016

POSTED yesterday at 4:29 pm

Three winners have been chosen from the Island’s schools and sixth form colleges recognising the best design and engineering coursework projects submitted by Isle of Man students. Winners are selected from GCSE, A-Level and International Baccalaureate level submissions for the three prizes on offer - Best GCSE, Best A Level/International Baccalaureate and Best of the Best.This year’s winners were chosen at an evening judging event on 20th June at Ronaldsway Airport. The awards were presented by political representatives from two of the organisations with whom the awards are run in conjunction; Laurence Skelly MHK, Minister for the Department or Economic Development and Tim Crookall MLC, Minister for Education and Children.The competition is...

An exclusive evening with British Watchmaker Roger W. Smith

POSTED yesterday at 4:11 pm

Manx National Heritage and Isle of Man Film Festival will host an evening with British Watchmaker Roger W. Smith and screening of The Watchmakers Apprentice on Friday 15 July 2016 at the Manx Museum. The documentary traces the extraordinary horological work of Dr. George Daniels CBE and his protégé Roger W. Smith, and the fascinating relationship between two of the most renowned watchmakers of our time. Dr. Daniels had a lifelong passion for the intricate details and inner workings of watches that led him to become one of the most revered innovators in the horological sphere. The Watchmaker’s Apprentice contains the last interview conducted with Dr. Daniels, just months before his death, and provides an unprecedented insight into his...

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