If rockets, stars, planets and all thing astronomical are your thing, the Manx Museum has the perfect antidote to Christmas shopping today.
Manx astronomer Howard Parkin is hosting a lecture (13 Dec) entitled Cregneash .. We have another problem.
The first of the museum's festive lectures will be a light-hearted look at the Island's space business sector.
The lecture starts at 3pm and tickets can be bought at the museum shop.
Howard says it won't be a typical high-brow lecture: