Category: Events

  • recent Tynwald Day rampage; arriving Festival of the sea

    IoM Friends of the Earth was proudly inaugurating the new play equipment. It proved to be a resounding success. At times queues of contestants waited to try solving the island’s problems by throwing toys at them. As usual, we were also handing out dozens of information leaflets and enjoyed the multitude of conversations. It was also…

  • Climate lectures added

    The talks by Professor Thomas Stocker in May 2013 and the more recent one by Kevin Anderson & Alice Bows-Larkin in February 2016 are available to view now. Both talks were held on the IoM, hosted by DEFA. Kevin and Alice included a lot of IoM-specific material and policy-proposals whereas Professor Stocker illuminates the science of climate change. The…

  • Green Lanes Our Heritage – Letter-writing party and social

    Thursday, April 14 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Cat’s House, 16 Westminster Terrace, Douglas IM1 4EE   Do you care about the destruction of our precious Greenways and Green Lanes – some of them are hundreds of years old, and part of our rich cultural heritage? Come join Green Lanes Our Heritage ( http://www.iomgreenlanes.co.uk/)…

  • Isle of Man Wellbeing workshops

    The Network of Wellbeing (NOW), together with Friends of the Earth, will be supporting EcoVannin to run a wellbeing workshop on the Isle of Man. There is one for the north, east, south and west… feel free to attend any one you like. The Network of Wellbeing aims for a world where everyone’s wellbeing needs are met within the planet’s…

  • Some pictures of the IOM’s climate march

    The Isle of Man climate march attracted a huge number of people. Estimates range from 150 to 250 persons. It was a wildly coloured, good mannered and enlightening march. Many different groups joined in to do this in unity, showing that the Isle of Man is concerned with the climate talks and many different issues,…

  • Climate march on Nov 29th!

      Christian Aid, Manx Bird Life, Eco Vannin and IoM Friends of the Earth are hosting a public march to raise attention for the Paris negotiations! To coincide with the start of the Paris climate talks, various events are occurring around the world to focus the attention of the public and governments on these vital…

  • Beach day impressions

    Yesterday’s beach day was good fun. We had many people coming up to dig in rock pooling, sandcastle building, snorkle diving, welli wangling, toy throwing, volleyball, dinghy sailing and above all just sharing the nice day with each other. Great creativity, enthusiasm and joy was around. Our Cheers-campaign got 248 petition signatures so it was…

  • Postponed to the 6th of September!

    Due to expected wet weather conditions this weekend, the event got postponed until Sunday, the 6th of September! The time etc will be the same! We hope that nobody is angry because of that decision and to see you all there 🙂