On Air Sundown Judith Ley | 9:00pm - 1:00am

Tynwald Day

Manx Radio will be providing full coverage of the proceedings in St John’s on Monday 5th July, marking the Isle of Man’s national day. We will also have a wide range of special programming, along with a selection of local music throughout the day.

05:00 – 09:00Chris Williams (Including contemporary Manx Music from 08:00 - 09:00)

10:15 - 10:45: 'The Great Homecoming' - Tynwald Day has also been a magnet for those wanting to return, after many years, to see their birthplace or even to visit for the first time the homeland of their family. In  1927 an enormous effort was made to offer to those  who has crossed the Atlantic, the opportunity to visit the Island -  This is Valerie Cottle’s dramatised account of The Great Homecoming.
Available also as a podcast in the Island Life Specials Series

10:45 – 13:30: John Moss & Andy Wint live from St Johns for the Tynwald Ceremony.
                                      

14:00 – 14:30: IM1:8’ - the latest satirical look behind the scenes at the Nation's Station.
Available as a podcast

14:30 – 17:30: Christy DeHaven in the studio with Sarah Hendy & Howard Caine live on the Tynwald
Fayrefield.

17:30 – 18:00: 'Behind the Hill' - Beth Espey talks to the people behind the scenes who make the    ancient ceremony happen each year for Tynwald Day
Available also as a podcast in the Island Life Specials Series

18:00 – 18:30: Tynwald Day Looking Back - The 1999 programme in which the late David Callister  looked back at the behind the scenes Tynwald Day ceremonies and the the stories from the surrounding area of St Johns. 
Available also as a podcast in the Island Life Specials Series

18:30 – 20:15: Chris Kinley - Greatest Hits

20:30 – 21:00: ‘IM1:8’ - the latest satirical look behind the scenes at the Nation's Station. (REPEAT)
Available as a podcast
                                        
21:00 – 22:00: Time for Brass - Ian Cottier

22:00 – 00:00: The Late Show – George Ferguson

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Behind the scenes from the Manx Radio Commentary Box with John Moss: