Latest Events

Latest Events

15 March 2021

‘The Calf of Man: the Little Island with a Big Story’

‘The Calf of Man: the Little Island with a Big Story.’’

03 February 2020

Mannin Quilters Biosphere Wall-Hangings Exhibition

Mannin Quilters have celebrated the Isle of Man's UNESCO Biosphere status by skillfully creating wall-hangings depicting life in the Island's six sheadings.

12 June 2019

Inaugural UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Lecture

Professor Peter Bridgewater delivers the inaugural UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Lecture, sponsored by Zurich International.

12 May 2018

Wave Goodbye to Plastics craft workshops

In the morning, (10.30am) children will make bird feeders and use up waste plastic in creative ways for wildlife. In the afternoon (1.30pm), adults will learn to ditch plastic by making beeswax wraps, microplastic-free cosmetics and air fresheners.

09 May 2018

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man in a Changing World

What does it mean to be a small Island Biosphere Reserve in the context of climate change, environmental degradation and a world in flux?

27 April 2018

Public lecture by Simon King: Nature Watch

Simon’s talk is richly illustrated by his photographs and films. You will learn how to bridge the gap between the wild world and your own. Simon shares his unique, first- hand knowledge on animal tracks and signs, mimicry and observation skills, peppered with stories of wild encounters from the UK and beyond. There will be a Q&A session at the end of his talk.

27/04/18 at Manx Museum Lecture Theatre, Douglas from 6:30 PM

Cost - £10

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21 April 2018

Nature’s Value – Biosphere and Biodiversity in the Isle of Man

A day of presentations about our wonderful UNESCO Biosphere, biodiversity, protecting our special ecosystems and how you can get involved.
Free to attend.

09 April 2018

Manx Wildlife Trust Nurdle Hunt

Learn to identify Nurdles and reporting on their numbers.

22 January 2018

Launch of 2018 Year of Our Island

2018 is a year which will work to make the most of our beautiful Island; celebrating the vast amount of things we have to see, do explore and take part in. It is about celebrating our UNESCO Biosphere status through a range of events, activities, trails and celebrations.

What is the UNESCO Biosphere?
In a nutshell, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man is all about keeping our Island a special place to live, work and visit. We are the first entire Island Nation in the world to receive this prestigious endorsement from UNESCO

31 October 2017

Hop tu Naa TONIGHT

Hop-tu-naa is the oldest continuously-existing tradition in the Isle of Man. Celebrated on the 31st of October, Hop-tu-naa is the Manx equivalent of Halloween, with some very important differences.
Find out more at

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