What’s On

Unless otherwise noted tickets are usually available from

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Celtic Gold – Peel Shakti Man – Ramsey
GH Corlett – Douglas (not films) Thompson Travel – Port Erin
Peter Norris Music – Douglas (not films) On the door, subject to availability

NOTE: If you haven’t received your e-tickets via email your Paypal reference number or receipt will be sufficient, we always have a list of e-ticket sales on the door. You may also wish to check your Spam or Junk mail folders.

Art exhibitions are available for view in the Atholl Room before/after performances and during the interval. Find out more

Please double check event details for any alternative ticket arrangements

Apr
4
Sat
Little Time Big Band – Children’s Concert – POSTPONED @ Peel Centenary Centre
Apr 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

We are delighted that the Little Big Time Band are returning to the Centenary Centre on Sat 4th April. The band consists of a member from each section of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. They are doing a fun concert for children in the afternoon and an adult virtuoso performance in the evening.

A Free child ticket with each adult ticket bought!

 

Little Time Big Band – POSTPONED @ Peel Centenary Centre
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm

We are delighted that the Little Big Time Band are returning to the Centenary Centre on Sat 4th April. The band consists of a member from each section of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. They are doing a fun concert for children in the afternoon and an adult virtuoso performance in the evening

 

Apr
5
Sun
Shennaghys Jiu – POSTPONED @ Peel Centenary Centre
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
15
Wed
Maudie (2016) – POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre
Apr 15 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Maudie (2016) - POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 1hr 45min || Cert: 12
Biography, Drama, Romance

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“A window. I love a window. The whole of life already framed.”

Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke excel in this beautiful true-romance centred around Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis.

In 1930’s rural Nova Scotia. Maud Dowley (Sally Hawkins), who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, smokes heavily to deal with the pain. Because of her unusual gait from the arthritis, she is often mistaken as a stupid, incapable woman. That view is held by her surviving family, her brother Charlie and her Aunt Ida with whom she lives. After an action by Charlie, Maud decides to seek some independence and is the only applicant for a posted job as housekeeper for brusque Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke), a poor fish seller. Despite not wanting to hire a cripple, Maud negotiates to get the job for room and board. Their relationship is troubled to say the least but Maud is determined. To keep herself happy, Maud begins to paint and the film charts her rise to fame.

“This is a remarkably assured movie, through and through. Walsh and cinematographer Guy Godfree have taken care to make every individual shot a thing of beauty.” – Glenn Kenny, rogerebert.com

“Maud’s life was constricted, but her gaze was expansive. And so is her movie.” – Bob Mondello, NPR

“Maudie is an inspiring, heart-warming true-story film that most audiences will find hard to resist.” – Cate Marquis, We Are Movie Geeks

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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Apr
29
Wed
The Professor (2019) – POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre
Apr 29 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
The Professor (2019) - POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 1hr 30min || Cert: 15
Comedy, Drama

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“Seize your f**king existence, folks,”

Richard (Johnny Depp) is a jaded middle-aged college professor, worn down by his failing marriage and work. After learning about his terminal diagnosis, he decides to say goodbye rules and instead chooses to live his life with reckless abandon; drinking, smoking pot with his students on campus, casual sex and expressing honest thoughts to the people around him. While going through the stages, he comes to terms with the great truth of his life as he mends broken relationships, embraces the people in his life and learns to ignite his inner good spirit.

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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May
1
Fri
Sometimes Always Never (2018) – CANCELLED @ Centenary Centre
May 1 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Sometimes Always Never (2018) - CANCELLED @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 1hr 31min || Cert: 12A
Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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To give them hope she must tell their story.

A special screening to tie-in with the inaugral 2020 Manx Scrabble Championship!! An elegant British comedy-drama starring Bill Nighy as Alan, a retired, Scrabble-obssessed, Merseyside tailor – as well as bringing dry wit and emotional warmth to his character, Nighy also nails an engaging and consistent voice. Decades ago, Alan’s eldest son stormed off over a game of Scrabble and since then Alan, a formidable and quietly intelligent man, has steadily retreated into his habits and eccentricities to shield himself from the cares of the world. Alan has been obsessively searching for him ever since, leaving his relationship with his youngest son strained.

“This film is a distinct, articulate pleasure.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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May
2
Sat
Blue Train Big Band (featuring vocalist Jack Divers) – POSTPONED @ Peel Centenary Centre
May 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Come and dance to the Big Band Sound with a programme to suit all ages, including classics from the Kenton, Basie and Miller libraries through to the 21st Century sounds of the Big Phat Band.

The emphasis,  as always, is on entertainment and fun.

Tickets on sale soon!

May
9
Sat
Beatles Night – POSTPONED
May 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This year the bands we have coming to #OIOW2020 are so great, but so expensive (!) we need to raise some money to keep the prices the same as last year. Some of the best local artists are going to sing their favourite Beatles songs to help us out! Big Thanks to them, and to you for supporting us!

 

May
23
Sat
Narropera – ‘The Devil’s Marksman’ (Der Freischütz) – POSTPONED @ Peel Centenary Centre
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Dorothee Jansen, Sopran, Floriane Peycelon,Violine, Haydn Rawstron, Klavier; Kammermusiksaal Beethovenhaus Bonn . 19. Januar 2019

 

The CENTENARY CENTRE welcomes back The Narropera Trio  (Dorothee Jansen, Floriane Peycelon and Haydn Rawstron) with Weber’s ‘The Devil’s Marksman’ (Der Freischütz).
This is the Trio’s 102nd narropera performance. Dorothee Jansen has sung at La Scala, Milan, and in the opera houses of Munich, Paris, Geneva, Bologna and Cologne among many other prestigious locations. Der Freischütz is a totally absorbing, gothic story of good and evil, with some of the most beautiful music ever written for an opera, music that is highly enjoyable even on a first hearing.
Der Freischütz was first performed in Berlin in 1821 and was an instant sensation. Within ten years, it had stormed Europe, performed in nine different languages. By 1850, it had been produced in Sydney, Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro and in 1874 was first produced as far afield as New Zealand, in Wellington.
Carl Maria von Weber’s position in history is eternally guaranteed, as founder of German Romantic Opera. He was a first cousin of Mozart’s wife, and the wider Weber family was famously musical. Born in 1786, he died at the age of 40, in 1826, one year before Beethoven (56) and two years before Schubert (31). What the world missed out on, through the early deaths of these three composers, is unimaginable!

 

May
27
Wed
Shoplifters [Manbiki kazoku] (2019) – POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre
May 27 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Shoplifters [Manbiki kazoku] (2019) - POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 2hr 1min || Cert: 15
Crime, Drama, Foreign Language

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Palme d’Or – 2018 Cannes Film Festival
Best Film – 2018 Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Best Film – 2019 Awards of the Japanese Academy
Best Picture – 2019 Asian Film Critics Association Awards
Best Film – 2019 Awards of the Japanese Academy
plus another 41 award wins & 87 nominations.

Shoplifters, winner of the 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or, is a must-see film by Japanese master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda. Kore-eda is well known for his mastery of telling unique, heartbreaking stories that examine the subject of the family and the complex ways that they can be reconstructed. Shoplifters is an enchanting and devasting masterpiece, blurring the divide between the unforgivable and understandable.

Osamu (Lily Franky), Nobuyo (Sakura Ando), Aki (Mayu Matsuoka), and Shota (Jyo Kairi) all live under the roof of grandma Hatsue (Kirin Kiki), living off her pension and the menial labor jobs Osamu and Nobuyo hold down. To make ends meet, the family shoplifts nearly all of their food, with young Shota and patriarch Osamu bringing home most of the ill-begotten bacon. One night they spot a young girl (Miyu Sasaki), alone outside. It’s not the first time they’ve seen her there and she shows clear signs of abuse. Fearing for her safety in the cold, they take her home with them and informally adopt her.

So begins a year in the life of a highly dysfunctional family living on the poverty line in Tokyo. As Kore-eda delicately lulls the viewer with each scene he leaves subtle and disquieting clues about each character’s past, revealing to us that nothing about this unconventional family is as it seems.

“Every scene adds another onion-skinlike layer, adding density and mass so slowly that you hardly notice the emotional weight of it all until it is suddenly overwhelming.” – Emily Yoshida, Vulture

“The spirits of the old masters pervade this disquieting but deeply moving drama. But Kore-eda stands alone as the chronicler of family life in a country facing an identity crisis.” – David Parkinson, Empire

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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Jun
17
Wed
Hotel Mumbai (2019) – POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre
Jun 17 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Hotel Mumbai (2019) - POSTPONED @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 2hr 3min || Cert: 15
Drama, History, Thriller

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A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, ‘Hotel Mumbai’ vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel in the heart of Mumbai, India. Members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, intent on massacre, storm the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in a series of coordinated attacks throughout the city. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests when the attacks break out.

Superbly directed and edited and painstakingly researched, this is a shockingly realistic depiction of true-life events that does not spare on savagery. It paralyzes the viewer with genuine terror as extremists slowly and quietly invade the premises, hunting down everyone, making anyone a target. Unsparing in its depiction of violence and carnage, the movie meets an even greater challenge showing the myriad of ways people from all classes and cultures united and found the courage and strength to survive.

“It is a chilling, blood-splattered real-life horror show revisited. But it never jumps the gun and stays firmly focused on the human facet of the drama” – Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV

“‘Hotel Mumbai’ Is a Gripping, Deeply Humane Depiction of Real-Life Terrorism” – Rex Reed, The Observer

“No amount of words that can convey the sense of the film, because it is such a gut-punch of emotion… Just go see Hotel Mumbai — you won’t regret it.” – Andy Howell, Film Threat

“Anthony Maras’ Hotel Mumbai is a jolting cinematic experience that succeeds in transporting you to Mumbai’s worst encounter with brutality.” – Mark Kermode, The Guardian

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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Jun
27
Sat
Unsung Singers @ Peel Centenary Centre
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm

The show is the brainchild of Gina Foster and Tessa Niles. Gina, Tessa, Keith Murrell and Mim Grey have sung backing vocals for an untouchable array of stars such as David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, The Who and Eric Clapton to name a few. For the first time we see them step into the spotlight. Joining them on this musical journey is Musical Director, Mike Moran.

The show is the ultimate backstage pass into the world of Rock and Pop. Blending the history of British backing vocalists with revealing storytelling, featuring the songs the Unsung Singers have helped make hits.
​We take a peak behind the curtain at what went on during the recording sessions and tours of some of the biggest artists in the world.

https://www.unsungsingers.com

 

Jul
1
Wed
Apollo 11 (2019) @ Centenary Centre
Jul 1 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Apollo 11 (2019) @ Centenary Centre | Peel | Isle of Man

FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.

Runtime: 1hr 33min || Cert: U
Documentary, History

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Nominated for the 2020 BAFTA Best Documentary, cinematic space event film 50 years in the making. Featuring never-before-seen large-format footage. An astounding and beautiful documentary about one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments, the iconic mission to the moon. The events span from the eleventh hour preparations for the launch to shortly after the safe touchdown of the capsule with its three astronauts back on Earth. The mission is historic as the first time humans had stepped on the surface of the Earth’s moon. Sit back and marvel!!

“★★★★★ An exceptional, vibrant restoration of never-before-seen footage results in one of the most astounding films about space ever made” – Adrian Horton, The Guardian

“This film is like a historical archive crossed with an IMAX simulator, making viewers feel like they’re part of the team that put the first man on the moon.” – Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media

“Apollo 11 isn’t a film about the facts and stats of the mission to reach the moon. Instead, it’s about how it feels to be in space and on the ground as history is made. Stunning, stirring stuff.” – Ian Freer, Empire

“Apollo 11 isn’t like other documentaries about the first moon mission. In fact it isn’t like most other movies, period. It’s magnificent and unique, an adrenaline shot of wonder and skill.” – Matt Seotz, Rogerebert.com

“This doesn’t just feel like a movie. It gives you the sensation that you’ve been transported right into the middle of history.” – David Fear, Rolling Stone

Tickets available online (https://etickets.im/fip), or from Celtic Gold (Peel), Shakti Man (Ramsey) and Thompson Travel (Port Erin) or on the door (unless sold out).

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Jul
9
Thu
The Legion Players present a Theatre Supper @ Centenary Centre
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm

 

 

Violet Brimley, widow of the Parish and woman ‘of a certain age’, has had a long and varied career spent on her hands and knees……as a cleaning lady. From pubs to posh houses this National Treasure provides her clients with specialist services – the tiniest flicks of her feather duster leaving everything spick and span.  But there is so much more to the job than just cleaning.

In A Lifetime’s Interest, Trouble for Sixpence and Lady with a Fan, Violet reveals what really goes on behind closed doors.

This evening includes a 2 course supper.

Limited tickets – only available online – www.etickets.im/cc

Nov
14
Sat
Holy Moly & The Crackers @ Peel Centenary Centre
Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Making a very welcome return this April are the sensational Holy Moly & The Crackers!

Holy Moly & The Crackers make riotous party music for the masses. Their upcoming third album, ‘Take A Bite’ (released April 5th2019 on the band’s own Pink Lane Records), is concise, passionate take on folk, blues and indie rock. The sound of a band who have been searching and experimenting for several years; arriving at a place where they can say “this who we are and this is where we want to go”.

HM&TC are exciting, young, inspiring, cheeky, fun – but most of a collective of talented performers destined to make your evening one to remember. Their huge hit Cold Comfort Lane featured in the movie Oceans 8, and also in the TV advertising campaign for the Kia Sportage.

Not to be missed.

 

https://www.holymolyandthecrackers.com/

Mar
20
Sat
Martin Simpson & Martin Taylor @ Peel Centenry Centre
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Rescheduled Date

Award winning Jazz guitarist MARTIN TAYLOR teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso MARTIN SIMPSON. The pair shares the stage throughout the performance – adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces, taking them to sublime new heights. Martin Taylor was name-checked on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show as being considered THE best guitarist by no less than Jeff Beck – leading to a live session on the show the next morning. Completely self taught, he has enjoyed a remarkable musical career spanning across four decades and during that time has invented and developed a way of playing the guitar that is admired, and often imitated, by guitarists all over the world. As well as being a true guitar innovator, he is also a master concert performer, dazzling audiences with his solo shows, which combine virtuosity, emotion and humour, with a strong stage presence. He spends much of the year travelling the world, playing in concert halls in Europe, North America, Japan, Asia, and Australasia.

As well as his solo concerts and recordings, he has also collaborated with musiciansfrom many different musical genre including, Stephane Grappelli, Chet Atkins, EricClapton, Bill Wyman, George Harrison, Dionne Warwick, Bryn Terfel and Jamie
Cullum. In 2002,he was appointed MBE “For Services To Jazz Music”, in The Queen’sBirthday Honours List, which he received personally from Her Majesty The Queen at aninvestiture at Buckingham Palace.

There is no doubt that after 35 years as a professional musician Martin Simpson is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. Martin has been nominated an astounding 23 times in the eleven years of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – more than any other performer – with 9 consecutive years as nominee for Musician of The Year, which he has won twice.

2008 saw an incredible 5 nominations for "Prodigal Son’ and 2 wins, whilst in 2010 he had an unprecedented 6 nominations for his CD, "True Stories" and a win for Best Traditional Track, "Sir Patrick Spens". Whether playing American old-time music, blues, a Dylan song or his own material, Martin Simpson is unpredictable, individual and a guitarist of immense subtlety.

 


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