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The Guide: what's on this weekend

“Clashing Eagles” by Antoni Kasprzak – an image capturing white tailed eagle as they clash for food.
“Clashing Eagles” by Antoni Kasprzak – an image capturing white tailed eagle as they clash for food.

Arts and Culture

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

This exhibition showcases the winning and highly commended images from the world's premier wildlife photography competition, the 2008 Wildlife Photographer of the Year. It is being held at the Manx Museum until 9 January. Open Monday to Saturday between 10am and 5pm. Admission is Free.

Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young

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Paul Young playing live on stage with the Los Pacaminos.

On stage at the Gaiety Theatre in Douglas, Tex Mex and Americana music to lift the spirits. The band features Paul Young (Wherever I lay my hat) and is influenced by Ry Cooder, Flaco Jiminez, The Texas Tornadoes and Los Lobos. The set includes a mixture of originals and covers such as Wooly Bully, La Bamba and Speedy Gonzales. Saturday 28 November doors open at 7pm. Tickets available from the Villa Marina Box Office and the Isle of Man welcome centre.

Made In Britain

Celebrating timeless hits from Britain's top rock and roll stars including John Lennon, Billy Fury and Cliff Richard. This performance is for one night only on Saturday 28 November 2009.

Yes Men Fix the World Premier

The One World Centre is hosting the premier of the film 'Yes Men Fix the World' at Java Lounge in Duke Street on Friday 27 November.

It is part of the winter series of thought provoking movies and documentaries designed to challenge and inspire being shown fortnightly at Java Lounge. Yes Men Fix the World follows the actions of a group of culture jamming activists who use inventive and comical pranks to infiltrate the world of big business and show how corporate greed is damaging the planet. Doors open at 7.30pm, entry is free and everyone is welcome.

Family Fun

Manx Christmas Fair

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Join the lantern parade for a magical start to Christmas celebrations

Saturday 28 November is a festive day for the whole family at the House of Manannan in Peel between 10am and 5pm. Join Father Christmas in his grotto and take part in Christmas crafts, story telling and the Peel lantern parade. The farmer's market will be open between 11am and 4pm.

Crossroads Christmas Fair

Do your Christmas shopping and help a local charity at the same time. Crossroads is a charity that doesn't raise money for those who are ill or underprivileged. Instead, they provide support for family members and relatives who care for loved ones. The fair is being held at St. Ninians Parish Centre at St. Ninians Church in Douglas on Saturday 28 November between 1pm and 4pm.

Cummal Mooar Christmas Fayre

This is the place to be if you and the family are into home-made cakes, crafts and gift buying. There will also be bric-a-brac stalls, toys and competitions (naming a teddy and guessing the weight of a cake). Organisers are also promising raffles for 2 hampers, children's games and of course, a Santa's Grotto. This fair will take place at Cummal Mooar in Ramsey at 2.30pm on Saturday 28 November.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
25 Nov 09 |  Things to do


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