Sunday, August 18, 2019
You are here: Isle of Man > Isle of Man News
Isle of Man News
General News
More Manx Myths - Book Signing Evening with Dennis Turner 8 December 2005

    On Friday the 16th December the Heritage Shop at the Manx Museum will be combining its last Festive Late Night Shopping with a book signing by Dennis Turner who will be signing copies of his latest book, “More Manx Myths”.

    Maureen Kennaugh, Retail Manager for Manx National Heritage, said:

    “Dennis Turner’s latest book ‘More Manx Myths’ is a companion volume to “Manx Myths and More”, in which he has written about the myths and legends of the Isle of Man in modern, narrative rhyming verse and illustrated the book with his own sketches. The publication includes factual accounts, such as the history of the Albert Tower, and origins of the Brown Bobby, as well as fictional accounts of the Chasms dinner party and the Severed Head!”

    Mulled wine and mince pies will be available throughout the evening and the book signing will take place at the Manx Museum Heritage Shop, which will be open until 7.30 p.m.

    On the same evening and in the lecture theatre starting at 7.30 p.m. is Giense y Nollick – a Manx Christmas Celebration’. Tickets are available from the Manx Museum at £3.00 each and proceeds go to Age Concern.

    This follows the successful Festive late night shopping evening at the Manx Museum the previous week which combined the book signing of Christiane Conway’s “Letters from the Isle of Man, The Bounty Correspondence of Nessy and Peter Heywood”.

    8th December 2005

    More stories >>>  

    Related News Articles
    Douglas event to launch second round of community meetings 12 April 2013
    THE Council of Ministers will continue its programme of engagement with the public later this month when the next community meeting takes place at the Manx Museum Lecture Theatre. [More]
    Illiam Dhone: Patriot or Traitor? 28 March 2013
    The most controversial legal case and the most public violent death in recorded Manx history was that of Illiam Dhone. [More]
    Cancelled: J M Nicholson Exhibition Official Opening 22 March 2013
    The official opening of the J M Nicholson exhibition due to take place this evening (Friday 22 March) at 5. [More]
    Close of MNH Attractions - Weather Update 22 March 2013
    The House of Manannan, The Sound and Niarbyl are closed today due to inclement weather and road conditions. [More]
    Winner of Replica Lewis Chess Set 1 March 2013
    The arrival of the Lewis Chessmen has proven to be a popular attraction for visitors to the Manx Museum and for one lucky visitor in particular thanks to Lloyds TSB. [More]

    Other Guides by Maxima Systems Ltd: Disney World