Recently Funded Projects

Loaghtan Sculpture Douglas Hed Photo by Darren Jackson and Steph Quayle

The Isle of Man Arts Council has provided funding for many projects over the years from workshops at galleries to numerous festivals. Here are just a few that we have supported in the last year:

Recently Funded Projects 2017/2018


• The Sayle Gallery
• The Isle Gallery
• Erin Arts Centre
• Peel Centenary Centre
• Youth Arts Centre
• Art Reach Studios
• Studio Theatre Ballerkermeen
• King's Court Theatre
• Ramsey Grammar School


• Manx Wildlife Trust
• Friends of Sophia Goulden
• Culture Vannin, Lorient Festival
• The Creative Network


• Isle of Man Art Festival
• Yn Chruinnaght: CeltFest 2017
• CycleFest
• TheatreFest
• Manx Literature Festival
• Isle of Man Film Festival
• Big Wheel Blues Festival
• Dark Horse
• MADF Festival of Plays
• Tinkermann
• Manannan Festival
• Lionel Tertis Viola Festival
• Easter Festival of Plays
• Manx Music Festival

Visual Arts

• Rob Jones –Sculpture Artist
• Caitlin Paxton

Performing Arts

• Manx Bard Committee
• Manx Festival Chorus
• Ramsey Music Society
• Perree Bane
• Isle of Man Wind Orchestra
• Voodoo Bandits
• Biskee Brisht
• Stage Door Entertainment
• Claasagh Harp Group
• American Drama Group
• Baad Acid
• TNT Theatre
• Service Players
• Skeddan Jiarg
• Manx Gateway Drama Group
• TNT Theatre

Community Projects, Events and Workshops

• Gill Nicholls - Community Textile Project
• Janet Lees – Creative Writing Workshops
• Port St. Mary Christmas Lantern Workshops and Parade
• Utterly Butterly Ukulele Project for IOM Primary Schools
• Art Reach programme
• Neb Comics
• Arts Council Christmas Lantern Workshops and Parade
• Soundcheck

The Council has also provided a number of bursaries for student artists to continue with their education in their chosen field as well as subsidies to allow amateur groups to perform in on and off Island. If you would like to find out more about these projects or others that we have funded, please feel free to contact us using the details provided on our Contact page.

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The Department of Education, Sport and Culture
Rheynn Ynsee, Spoyrt as Cultoor
Isle of Man Government
Reiltys Ellan Vannin
Isle of man Government