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Arts event gets underway

Three-day festival celebrates visual arts

It's hoped an event this weekend will prove a big draw for Island residents.

The Isle of Man Arts Festival - a three day celebration of visual art - gets underway tomorrow (Sat 30th April)

To go along you'll need a wristband and guide costing £3 from Noa Bakehouse in Douglas, the Welcome Centre at the Sea Terminal and most art galleries on the Island.

Formerly the Western Open Studio Art Trail, the festival has re-branded to reflect an Island-wide artistic scope.

But Potter Katie Mitchell says the ethos of the event remains the same:

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