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This page contains reports and photographs of 2008-09 events and outings, please use the links on the left to see the recent and forthcoming events for the current year. Most photos shown here are thumbnails, click on an image to see a larger photograph. The most recent events are at the top.

Moods of Mann

Dorothy Flint won 1st prize for a photo submitted to be included in the new Moods of Mann book. Patricia Tutt, John Hall and Ruth Nicholls also won prizes. Congratulations to them all - below are photos of them being presented with their prizes.

Photos by Bob Martin


Milntown - 4th September

A good number of members had a great guided tour of Milntown House, and viewed the vintage cars and motorcycles. Many thanks to the Estate Manager and staff for a very interesting tour. Afterwards we enjoyed a meal at Glen Helen Lodge, thanks to John Hall for organising this great outing.

Two photos from Dorothy Flint

Two photos from John Hall - Pat has seen something unusual in the first one!!


Belfast Day Trip

A few members went on a day trip to Belfast, they went on a trip northwards on the coast in beautiful weather, visiting the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and The Causeway. Here are a few photos from Dorothy Flint.



Davison's Ice Cream Factory - 7th August 2008

A good turnout of about 20 members enjoyed a very interesting tour of Davison's Ice Cream and chocolate factory.  Afterwards we had a meal at the Highwayman.  Many thanks to George and Ian Davison for showing us round and to Eddie and Doreen for organising the visit and meal.

In the group photo I have highlighted where Rosie is - I know she wouldn't want to be left out of the photo as she looked so delightful in her hair and face-net!


Revealed! here is why Rosie was hiding, along with some other shots - provided by Doug



Tall Ship Festival, Liverpool 19th - 21st July 2008

Photos from the Albert Dock and Crosby Beach.



Tynwald Day 7th July 2008

Our display at Tynwald and the hard working team who set up the boards and photos.



3rd July 2008 - Visit to Knockaloe to see Wild Flowers
with Andree Dubbeldam

An enjoyable and interesting tour around the wildflower beds with Andree Dubbeldam who gave an informative talk as we went. Afterwards, we enjoyed a meal at The Highwayman. Thanks to Doug for organising the visit, Doreen for organising the meal, and most of all to Andree for taking the time and trouble to show us around.




Calf of Man Trip 14th June 2008

A visit to the Calf of Man from Port St Mary was enjoyed by ten members and friends. They had a few hours ashore in mostly sunny weather and were taken there and back by Juan Clague and Alex Maddrell. Here are a selection of photos provided by Dorothy Flint and John Hall.




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