What's on guide: October

October What's on Guide
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What’s on October

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

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Festivals and Events | Concerts | Cinema and Live Screenings | Workshops | Exhibitions

Festivals and Events

Theatrefest 2018 5th & 6th October

5/10: An order of Lunacy @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen

5/10: Choices by John Young 

6/10: Songs (You Don’t Know) From Shows (You Might Never See) @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen


2/10: Creative Economy Focus Group @ The Dome 

4/10: National Poetry Day @ Henry Bloom Noble Library

10/10: Storytelling group present 'Tales for Autumn' to mark World Mental Health Day.

11/10: A Library is not just a room full of books @ Henry Bloom Noble Library

17/10: Murder Mystery Evening @ Henry Bloom Noble Library

20/10: The final Manx KMC stash! @ FLO the Coffee Van

28/10: Hot Kiln Open Studio with Kate Jerry + Colette Gambell @ Pinewood Studios

Hop Tu Naa

26/10: Hop Tu Naa Ceili with the Kippercailie Band @ Cregneash

27, 29, 30 + 31/10: Turn Up for Turnips @ Cregeneash

27/10: Hop Tu Naa @ Grenaby Studios

27+28/10: Keird Collective Hop Tu Naa in The Yard @ Pinewood Studios, Lower Bishop's Court Farm

28/10: Traditional Hop tu Naa @ Cregneash

28/10: Hop Tu Naa Pop Up! @ Foraging Vintners

31/10: The Grand Balley Cashtal Beg Moot Carving Competition!

31/10: Hop Tu Naa Film Festival @ Castletown Community Cinema

Other Concerts, Gigs & Shows

4/10: Open mic - 4th October @ Compton Vaults, Castletown

5/10: Piano Recital - Isle of Man @ The Erin Arts Centre

6/10: Last Night of the Proms with Rushen Silver Band @ The Erin Arts Centre

6/10: Sugar T and The Swells featuring Sylvia Mason @ Peel Centenary Centre

7/10: The Music Of Mississippi John Hurt @ Peel Centenary Centre

13/10: Autumn Serenade @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen

20/10: Jazz Night @ Laxey Working Men's Institute

20/10: Claasagh, the Manx Harp Ensemble with special guest Mera Royle @ Villa Arcade

Local Cinema & Live Screenings

Castletown Community Cinema Club @ Castletown Civic Centre

Join the club to vote which film you see next! - Keep up to date here.  

Films in Peel @ Peel Centenary Centre

10/10: Loving Vincent (2017)

24/10: Get Out

King's Court Theatre @ King William's College

8/10: Billy Elliott Live The Musical

15/10: Mayerling - live screened, Royal Ballet

26/10: A Quiet Place

26/10: It - based on the book by Stephen King

28/10: Die Walküre - live screened, Royal Opera House

The Northern Theatre Experience @ Ramsey Grammar School

4/10: Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Ballakermeen Studio Theatre @ Ballakermeen High School

15/10: Mayerling - live screened, Royal Ballet

24/10: Funny Girl -The Musical

28/10: Die Walküre - live screened, Royal Opera House

The Erin Arts Centre

10/10: Film Series - The Greatest Showman

10/10: Film Series - The Greatest Showman (sing-along)

12/10: Cliff Richard

13/10: Aida by Verdi from the New York Met

20/10: Samson and Delilah from the New York Met

27/10: La Fanciulla del West from the New York Met

Workshops & Creative Skills

7/10: Getting Started with Swing - Swing Fundamentals @ The Basement Bar

7/10: Swing Dancing Club @ The Basement Bar

9/10: Dream Catcher - Sign of the Zodiac @ Artreach Studios & The Isle Gallery

10/10: Drawing Deco: Space + Detail @ The Villa Arcade

14/10: Getting Started with Swing - Swing Fundamentals @ The Basement Bar

14/10: Swing Dancing Club @ The Basement Bar 

21/10: Encaustic Collage Painting Workshop @ Artreach Studios & The Isle Gallery

21/10: Getting Started with Swing - Swing Fundamentals @ The Basement Bar

21/10: Swing Dancing Club @ The Basement Bar

25/10: Pumpkin Centrepiece Workshop @ The Flower Studio

29/10: Magical Curiosity Box - Art workshop for Children @ Artreach Studios & The Isle Gallery

30/10: Spooky Haunted Mansion - Art workshop for Children @ Artreach Studios & The Isle Gallery

31/10: Harry Potter - Spell Book - Art workshop for Children @ Artreach Studios & The Isle Gallery

31/10: Harry Potter - Spell Book - Art workshop for Children (afternoon session)

Exhibitions, Talks & Lectures 

On now: Jigsaw2 - An Exhibition of New Work by Adam Berry @ The Isle Gallery

9/10: Isle of Architecture : Pecha Kucha 02 @ Noa Bakehouse 

11/10: Isle of Architecture : SofA Film Club : Russian Ark @ Bath & Bottle

12/10: Isle of Architecture: Music and Architecture @ Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Maughold Church

3/10: Erin Arts Centre Book Circle - The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. @ The Erin Arts Centre

20/10: Archibald Knox - Industrial Espionage @ The Manx Museum

21/10: Archibald Knox - Understanding Hallmarks @ The Manx Museum

24/10: Archibald Knox - The Deer's Cry @ The Manx Museum

27/10: Archibald Knox - Cymric & Tudric @ The Manx Museum


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