What's On Guide: November 2019


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A useful guide of all the events, festivals, workshops, exhibitions and shows on over November! If you've got an arts event on that you think should be included on here, let us know!

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Events | Concerts + Shows | Local Cinema + Live Screenings | Workshops + Creative Skills | Exhibitions + Talks

Festivals, Fairs + Events

2+3/11: Festive & Fire: Autumn gathering in the Yard @ Pinewood Studios

2+3/11: Creative Network's Winter Art Fair @ Castletown Town Hall

9+10/11: Winter Art Festival and Artisan Market @ Grenaby Studios

11/11: Ayns Cooinaghtyn “In Remembrance” @ The Villa Marina

16/11: Christmas Craft Fair @ Corrin Hall, Peel

21/11: Christmas Willow Lantern Parade @ Douglas, Strand Street

21/11: Christmas in the Arcade @ VillaGaiety Arcade

24/11: Hospice Christmas Fair @ The Villa Marina

28/11: Open Poetry Mic @ Bath + Bottle


Niamh Kelly will be appearing at the Creative Network's Winter Art Fair on the 2nd & 3rd November. 

Concerts, Gigs + Shows

01/11: Hop-Tu-Naa Party & 'The Fall' Single Launch @ Cooil Bar, Ramsey

01/11: Piano Series - Raymond Yiu @ The Erin Arts Centre

02/11: Gareth Gates @ Peel Centenary Centre

08/11: Concert of Baroque Music by Burnbrae Ensemble @ St. Andrew's Church, Douglas

13/11: Brass at Braddan with Manx Concert Brass @ Braddan Church

15/11: Shoh Slaynt @ The Sailor's Shelter, Peel

15/11: Concert of Baroque Music by Burnbrae Ensemble @ St. Paul's Church, Ramsey

16/11: Retrospect @ Peel Centenary Centre

23/11: Kirk Michael Chamber Orchestra perform music by Mozart and Haydn with piano soloist Anna Czajkowska @ Braddan Church

25/11: The Ramsey Music Society presents: Jamal Aliyev, cello, plus piano accompanist @ St. Paul's Church, Ramsey

30/11: Rushen Silver Band Christmas Concert @ The Erin Arts Centre

30/11: Lights, Camera, Music! with IOMWO and Mannin Youth Choir @ Peel Cathedral

Find out about more local gigs via Gig Mann


Concerto/ Enigma Variations/ Raymonda Act III - Royal Ballet will be screening at King's Court Theatre and Studio Theatre Ballakermeen on the 5th November.

Local Cinema + Live Screenings

05/11: Concerto/ Enigma Variations/ Raymonda Act III - Royal Ballet @ King's Court Theatre

05/11: Concerto/ Enigma Variations/ Raymonda Act III - Royal Ballet @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen

07/11: Hansard - National Theatre @ King's Court Theatre

07/11: Hansard - National Theatre @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen

07/11: Hansard - National Theatre @ Northern Theatre Experience, Ramsey

08/11: The Atholl Room Concerts @ Peel Centenary Centre

09/11: Madame Butterfly - Live from the New York Met @ The Erin Arts Centre

10/11: Leonardo: The Works screening @ The Erin Arts Centre

10/11: 42nd Street @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen


Award-winning, The Favourite, will be screening at Peel Centenary Centre on the 13th November.

10/11: 42nd Street – The Musical from London @ King's Court Theatre

12/11: 42nd Street @ Studio Theatre Ballakermeen

13/11: 42nd Street @ Northern Theatre Experience, Ramsey

23/11: Akhnaten - Live from the New York Met Opera @ The Erin Arts Centre

27/11: Green Book (2018) @ Peel Centenary Centre

28/11: Present Laughter- National Theatre Encore @ King's Court Theatre

28/11: Present Laughter- National Theatre Encore @ Northern Theatre Experience, Ramsey

13/11: The Favourite (2018) @ Peel Centenary Centre

The Dome @ the Nunnery provides a state of the art immersive digital media technology.


Featuring a creative collective of island artists and makers.

Workshops + Creative Skills

05/11: Ramsey Swing Dance Class @ St. Paul's, Ramsey

06/11: Douglas Swing Dance Class @ The Manx Legion, Douglas

06/11: Working with a Drone with Charles Guard @ IOM Manx Photographic Society

9+10/11: FREE Willow Lantern Workshops @ Henry Bloom Noble Primary School

10/11: Sunday Night Swing Club @ The British

10/11: DIY Christmas Artisan Crafts - Adult Art Workshop @ Artreach Studios

13/11: The Space Race' and 'Cruising' with Howard Parkin, Astronomer @ IOM Manx Photographic Society

14/11: Twiggy Heart Workshop @ The Flower Studio

14/11: Life Drawing @ 1886 Bar

15/11: Writing for Wellbeing with Janet Lees @ The Jurby Community Centre

16+17/11: FREE Willow Lantern Workshops @ Henry Bloom Noble Primary School

16/11: Hoggatt in Silk – Workshop @ The Manx Museum

16/11: Viking Crafts Weekend – Hammer of Thor @ The Manx Museum


Why not have a go at making a Cinnamon Star decoration with The Flower Studio?

17/11: Viking Crafts Weekend – Friendship Bracelets @ The Manx Museum

20/11: Assign Comp ‘On the Beach' @ IOM Manx Photographic Society

21/11: Cinnamon Star Workshop @ The Flower Studio

22/11: Writing for Wellbeing with Janet Lees @ The Jurby Community Centre

23/11: Natural Christmas Decorations Workshop @ The Flower Studio

28/11: Have a Hygge Christmas Workshop @ The Flower Studio

Artreach Studios always have so many creative workshops to get involved in for both adults and children.


Take part in a Swing Dancing workshop with Swing in the Isle. 

Exhibitions + Talks

On Now: William Hoggatt : Capturing Light and Shadow @ The Manx Museum

On Now: This Is Winter @ The Manx Museum

On Now: A New Exhibition by Eileen Schaer @ Studio 42

Until 02/11: Graham Rider: Island Magic @ The Hodgson-Loom Gallery

From 01/11: Betty's Prints @ Mother T's

From 09/10: Affordable Art Exhibition @ The Hodgson Loom Gallery

10/11: Travels through two paintboxes - an exhibition of artwork @ The Engine House

12/11: Demonstration - Christmas Unwrapped hosted by Isle of Man Flower Club @ Onchan Methodist Church Hall

20/11: The 'Great' Stanley, James 7th Earl of Derby @ Peel Centenary Centre

27/11: Presentations by members Richard Shafto on Underwater Photography and Kevan Osborn on his Photography in Argentina @ IOM Photographic Society


If you've got an event you'd like to share or you'd like to find out what the creative community are up to then join our community Facebook group IOM Arts Council - What's On Where.


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