taking our culture forward

A talk by James Franklin offering a tour through some of the strange and mysterious happenings recorded in Port Erin.

Included in this talk are holy wells, captured mermaids, ghostly funerals, fairy feasts, invisible bugganes, and disguised witches, as well as a hovering UFO and protective urine. This talk delves into just some of the folklore available for Port Erin, offering surprising connections, fascinating histories... and always a better understanding of the Manx and their lives.

This talk was delivered by James Franklin of Culture Vannin, for Rushen Heritage Trust, at the Erin Arts Centre, on 6 February 2023.