At Home in the Garden

The Isle of Man seems to be playing a little joke on us with this fabulous weather. It’s too good to be inside and if you are lucky enough to have a garden then it’s calling you. If you can’t cut your lawn this summer, why not make a wildflower meadow instead. We need to […]

Awards for Excellence 2021

For the past 15 years, Isle of Man Newspapers, have hosted the Awards for Excellence on the Island. Over the years they have celebrated the achievements of more than 600 local companies. The award ceremony, will take place on Thursday the 15th of April, at the Villa Marina, and we have our fingers crossed because, […]

Beetles, Bugs and Beasties Competition

Beetles, Bugs and Beasties designed and judged by local artist Sally Black. This competition is open to Isle of Man residents only. If you live off Island, you can always do it for fun, but sorry, no prizes. As the days get longer and hopefully warmer, there is a lot to see in the great […]


This classic recipe of Manx Bonnag is from Sue Woolley’s “My Grandmother’s Cookery Book”. 8oz Plain Flour 1-2oz Butter or Margarine 1 cup of Buttermilk 1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda 1 teaspoon Cream of Tartar Pinch of Salt Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and rub in the fat. Mix together the buttermilk, […]

Captive Audience

This is an invitation to treat yourself while you are home. Dress up, get your favourite drink, a few nibbles, maybe make your own fine dining experience or order one of the special takeaways that the Island’s restaurants are serving during lockdown. Then sit down and watch some of the greatest performances from around the […]

Celtic Gathering

Yn Chruinnaght has been an important part of Island life for over 40 years. If you have missed it so far, now is your time to find out what it is all about. Those who attend will find awarm ‘failt erriu’ and will be in awe of the amazing traditional talent there is here on […]

Chelsea Buns

  Dough ingredients: 450g strong flour 50g butter 50g soft brown sugar 1 sachet dried yeast or 15g fresh yeast 1/4 pint warm milk 2 eggs beaten Rub together the flour and butter with the sugar until breadcrumb texture – use beater on mixer Add the liquid to the dry good s and knead – […]

Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Fast Food Chicken Nuggets 2 Chicken Breasts Dry Mix 1 cup of Flour ½ cup of Corn Starch 1 Tablespoon Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon Onion powder Salt Pepper Wet Mix 2 Eggs ½ cup of Water ¼ cup of Corn Starch Salt Pepper Cooking oil Firstly, dice your chicken and then blend the chicken […]

Christmas Films IOM

Celebrating with cinema classics and streaming of spectacular ballets. Whether it’s with coke and popcorn during the show or with hot chocolate after, why no make the cinema part of your festive celebrations. Katherine Jenkins Broadway Cinema 2nd-3rd December Cinderella (Ballet) Northern Theatre 9th December A Christmas Carol (Ballet) Broadway Cinema 11th-17th December Cinderella (Ballet) […]

Christmas Films IOM – 2021

Celebrating with cinema classics, spectacular ballets and opera. Whether it’s with pop and popcorn during the show or with hot chocolate after, why not make the cinema part of your festive celebrations. UPDATE THE MANX MUSEUM IS SHOWING NORMAN WISDOM FILMS AT 2PM ON SUNDAYS! FREE Christmas with André Broadway Cinema 4th-5th December Erin Arts […]

Christmas Films IOM – The Sequel

Celebrating with Cinema Classics. The Christmas Blockbuster always needs a sequel.  Whether it’s with coke and popcorn during the show or with hot chocolate after, why no make the cinema part of your festive celebrations. A Christmas Carol Broadway Cinema 11th-23rd December Christmas @ The Dome The Dome @ The Nunnery 12th & 19th-21st […]