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Manx theatre group to perform aboard Star of India

Cloideryn will perform excerpts of a musical play about the ship while sailing on it

A Manx theatre group is heading to America to perform a musical about the historic Star of India ship whilst aboard it.

Built in Ramsey in 1863, she's one of the USA's national historical monuments and is still sailing today.

Cloideryn (Northern Theatre Group) has been invited by the Maritime Museum of San Diego to perform excerpts of its play as the ship sails to celebrate her 160th anniversary.

David Gawne is a trustee of the Rotary Club of Douglas, which has donated money towards the group's travel costs:

 

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