Dedicated to the Gaelic Language of the Isle of Man
Brastyllyn 'ayns persoon'

In-person classes

Culture Vannin classes

Culture Vannin currently offers six in-person Manx lessons (as well as live Zoom lessons, which you can find details of here). New members are always welcome: please email gaelg(at) for further information.

  • Tuesdays 9.15am – 10am: Greens Cafe, St. John’s. Intermediates (Keim Three / Level Three)
  • Wednesdays 9.15am – 10am: Greens Cafe, St. John’s. Lower intermediates (Keim Jees / Level Two). Class started September 2021
  • Thursdays 9.30am – 10.15am: Culture Vannin, St. John’s. Intermediates (Keim Three / Level Three). Class started January 2021
  • Thursdays 11am – 11.45am: Greens Cafe, St. John's. Improvers (Keim Nane / Level One). Class started January 2023
  • Saturdays 10am – 11am: House of Manannan, Peel. Lower Intermediates. Class started September 2022
  • Saturdays 11am – 12pm: House of Manannan, Peel. Complete beginners: *brand new class for September 2023!* Starts 16th September

Informal Manx lessons at Cranky's with Cesar Joughin

Cesar Joughin runs enjoyable beginner Manx lessons for adults at Cranky's in Peel at 7pm on Tuesdays during term time. Follow Cranky's on social media for more information!

Intermediate/advanced lesson with Joan Caine

Joan Caine, RBV, runs a Manx class on Monday afternoons between 2pm and 4pm at Green's Cafe in St. John's. Intermediate and advanced Manx learners are very welcome to join.

Tantaran - Manx lessons in the north of the Island

Paul Salmon runs a number of lessons and groups in the north of the Island. New classes starting in September 2023 will be:

  • Monday mornings: ‘Using Manx with babies and toddlers’ – a beginners’ course for 6 weeks. Course for parents, grandparents, or other carers. An informal course - you can bring tots along to play or join in. Starts Monday 11th September 9.30 – 11.00 at Ramsey Courthouse (with support from Mooinjer Veggey). Please contact Paul to register (see below).
  • Monday lunchtimes: Manx in Jurby – lunchtime drop-in Manx lessons 12.15 – 13.30 at Jurby Community Centre. Mondays starting 11th Sept. Just come along!
  • Tuesday evenings: Informal evening class for adult beginners – starts Tuesday 12th September at the Mitre in Ramsey. 7.30 – 9.00pm. Please contact Paul to sign up (see below).

  • *Please contact for details!* Paul will also be starting up an intermediate class in Ramsey, subject to interest. Please contact him if you are interested and have any questions.

Paul also attends a 'Toast and Tots' session on Thursday mornings run by Jurby and Northern Community Initatives, which 'includes a bit of Manx for the tots'; you can find out more here. He runs a conversation group on a Friday morning, and you find more details about this here.

For further information, contact Paul on 451261, email rhumsaa(at) or see Tantaran FB page: @TantaranRamsey 

'Sheshaghyn' - a buddy system from Manx language charity Pobble

Pobble, a Manx language charity who focus on increasing the use of spoken Manx, have a buddy system called 'Sheshaghyn', which helps individuals to learn from a more experienced speaker. Sessions can be arranged in-person or via online platforms such as Google Hangouts, Zoom and Skype. If you would like to find out more about this, and become a Mainshter (mentor) or Prindeys (apprentice), visit the Pobble website

Learn Manx mailing list

To keep abreast of new classes, other learning opportunities and resources, and Manx language events, why not sign up to the Learn Manx mailing list

Please note
To prevent spamming we have removed the @ symbol in all email links - you will need to replace the (at) with @