Community groups and societies in Laxey, Lonan and Maughold

Here is some information about community groups and societies in Garff. Those groups with their own website or Facebook page are listed on the left. Other groups are on the right, and information about them can be seen by clicking on the name of each group. Contact us if you have information to update this list.

Laxey School
Laxey Dog Club
Laxey Working Men's Institute
Mums & Tots
Laxey Beavers
1st Laxey Scout group
Isle of Man Anti Cancer Association, Lonan and Laxey Branch
Laxey Miner Birds Women's Institute
Laxey & Lonan Sailing Club
Laxey & Lonan Heritage Trust
  • Laxey Methodist Church

    Minorca Hill
    Isle of Man

    Sunday Service 11.00am

    Paster Norma Cowell

    2 Woodlands Close


    Tel: 01624 676120

    Sunday School 11.00am – All ages welcome

    Contact: Mrs F Cracknell
    70 Ard Reayrt
    Ramsey Road
    Tel; 01624 861140

    Church Stewards; Mr C Samuel
    1-2 Chapel Terrace Verndale
    Minorca Hill Glen Road
    Tel;01624 861010

    There are meeting rooms with kitchen facilities available for hire. Please contact one of the stewards for details and availability.

  • Christ Church - Laxey

    The details of Christ Church are as follows:

    Dedication Christ. Patron The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man. Services:
    Mid Week – Wednesdays Holy Communion 10am.
    Sundays – 8am Holy Communion, 11.15 Main Service.
    Baptism and Weddings by arrangement with the Vicar.

    Vicar – Revd Jo Dudley

    Mr. Derek Osborn
    Mount Florida,
    Ramsey Rd.,
    IM4 7PX

    Mrs. S.M. Kinrade
    Baldhoon Road,
    IM4 7NA

    There are meeting rooms with kitchen facilities available for hire. Please contact one of the stewards for details and availability.

  • 1st Laxey Rainbows

    Rainbows is for girls aged 5 to 7 years and is all about learning by doing, developing self-confidence, building friendships, learning new things and having fun. Girls get their hands dirty with arts and crafts, trying out cooking and playing games.

    To register your interest for your daughter or as a volunteer please visit our website and follow the link to ‘Join Us’

  • Laxey Sketch Club

    Founded in 1974 to promote visual arts at weekly meetings throughout the year. In winter months meet every Tuesday evening 7.00pm to 9.00pm, Laxey Football Club on Glen Road.

    The Club alternate between still life & portraits with ‘live’ models in any medium preferred i.e. oils, watercolours, pastels etc

    The summer months May to September the club meets at various outside venues doing landscapes.

    Yearly subscription is £10.00, plus £2.00 payable at each meeting to cover the model fee.

    Any new members are most welcome. Please contact Pam Kermode tel 862035

  • Laxey & District Rifle Club

    Mrs Judy Kee, 3 Shore Road, Old Laxey

  • Laxey & Lonan Youth Club

    Play Scheme is for school years 4,5 & 6 and meets on Friday nights from 7.30pm – 9.00pm at Laxey School, Quarry Road during term time. There is a mixture of sports, games and art & craft as well as outings throughout the year including Ramsey Pool, Manx Superbowl and the Venture Center.
    Wednesdays 7-9 (School Year 9)
    Thursdays 7-9 (School Year 7 & 8) alternate weeks Fridays 7-9 (School Year 10+)
    For further details contact:
    Cheryl Kermode on 452474
    Fiona Cracknell on 461234

    We have a varied program including treasure hunts, specialist speakers, quiz nights,art & craft as well as trips to the NSC, swimming, bowling etc. We also have a pool table, table tennis, air hockey, PS2, XBox, internet access, TV and video and cooking facilities.

    Numbers are restricted in some groups and are strictly on a first come, first served basis.


  • The Royal British Legion Women's Section

    Our Branch was formed on August 23 1944 and last year we celebrated our sixtieth anniversary.

    Our meetings are held monthly on the first Thursday of each month September to May with a summer recess.

    They are held at Cooil Roi, Glen Road Laxey. 2.30pm to 4pm.

    We have sixteen members on the register and would welcome more.

    The Officers holding office at present are:
    President: Mrs Anne Bennett 29 Cooil Roi, Laxey.  Tel 861153
    Chairman: Mrs Jill Ryan, Harcroft, Old Laxey Hill, Laxey. Tel 861520
    Treasurer: Mrs. Avril Perkin, 52 Whitebridge Road, Onchan 1M3 4HN. Tel: 629535
    Secretary: Mrs. K. Garratt 4 Gretch Noa, Laxey IM4 7PF
    Standard Bearer: Mrs Avril Perkin Whitebridge Road Onchan.

    Many of our members brave the bad weather in November and walk round Lonan and Laxey with their collection boxes collecting for the poppy appeal and we are especially proud of the fact we have been awarded the Albert Warrinder Shield for our efforts in the year 2003-2004, runners up in the Isle of Man Collection.

    We were also holders of the Jubilee Cup in the year 2001-2002 and are the present holders of the cup, (an award for good attendance at meetings). Twice a year the Women’s Section join forces with the Men’s Branch, once in January/February time for the Annual Dinner and again in the summer for a coach outing.

    The aim of the Women’s Section is to support ex- service men and their families. Anyone who wishes to join us does not have to have service connections. All are welcome.

  • Dhoon in Bloom

    The group undertakes a wide range of community projects around the whole Parish. For further information on joining this dynamic and energetic group of volunteers please contact the Commissioners on 819690.

  • Maughold Parish Social Club

    Maughold Parish Social Club

    The club runs a wide range of social events in the Parish throughout the year. These events include Pancake Day Races, Parish Day (which takes place on a Saturday in July each year), Hop tu Naa celebrations and Bonfire Night. See the club’s facebook page for further events. Membership Forms are available from The Maughold Exchange (former telephone box), Port-e-Vullen, Maughold or from the Membership Secretary, Tina Hough, Cheu yn Chrink, Port Lewaigue Close, Maughold, IM7 1AH. Tel no: 815804 Email:

  • The Glen Mona Social Club

    The club holds a varied range of lively social events around the Parish throughout the year. These include treasure hunts, fishing competitions and themed events in the Glen Mona Hotel.

  • Dhoon Mums and Tots

    The Group meets every Monday (term time only) from 9:00am until 11:00am. Just £1.50 per session!

    Come along and join in our play time and healthy snack time. There is a very enjoyable musical playtime to finish off the session.

    We have special activities coming up to Easter, Summer, Hop Tu Naa, and Christmas (and any other occasion we can think!) Please come along and join in the fun! We currently have children from as young as seven weeks old up to pre-school age with everyone, Mums, Dads and Grandparents coming along for a social gathering.

    Please contact the Commissioners in the first instance for further details.