Manx Litfest 2019 gets underway!

Sep 24, 2019 3:29:00 PM

Manx Litfest 2019 gets underway this evening (Tuesday), with six days of events celebrating everything to do with the written - and spoken - word. The fun starts tonight in Port St Mary with two events: at 6.15pm, Bibliotherapy Southern Style in St Mary's Church Hall, followed at 8.00pm by the annual Poetry Slam in Port St Mary Town Hall, with poet Mark Grist as compere.

You can see all the full festival programme, and daily listings, here. Tickets for most of the events (including reserved seating for the free events) are available from

From the entire Litfest team, a huge thank you to everyone who has helped bring the festival together - in particular our many sponsors and supporters, whether that is by financial backing or support in kind, including use of venues:

Culture Vannin, Isle of Man Arts Council, PokerStars, Bridge Bookshop, ManSat Group, Lingua Franca, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Family Library, King William's College, Assist Consultancy, But First Promotions, Tower Insurance, Marsh, Isle of Man Advertising & PR, Friends of Foxdale School, and Henry Bloom Noble Library.

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