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Douglas is the Isle of Man capital with by far the highest population at over 25,000. It is the island hub for shipping, transport, shopping, and entertainment. It is also the home of the government and main finance sector.

Welcome to Douglas, situated on the east coast of the Isle of Man. Douglas has been the island's capital since 1863 and holds most of the island action. Its beautiful sea front is lined with picturesque hotels and restaurants. The shopping high street is filled with familiar names like Boots, Marks & Spencer, Next, etc, as well as many locally owned stores. Parking is available on the sea front or in various car parks around the town.

Tourists staying in Douglas should think about where they want to be. There are two sides to the hotel market. The south side is close to town, steam railway, buses and sea terminal. The north side leaves behind the noise of town and is closer to the Manx Electric Railway. From spring to early autumn the Horse Drawn Trams run along the front. This can make a big difference for those without cars, who wish to get along the 2 mile long promenade. Buses and Taxis are also available.

Dates: Thursday 02 July 2015 - Thursday 30 July 2015
Description: Brass Bands Summer Season (July). Brass Bands Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Villa Marina Arcade. Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, 01624694598 http://www.iomarts.com.
Dates: Saturday 04 July 2015
Description: Nobles Hospital Comedy Show. Offering a comic perspective on modern healthcare, an insight into modern medicine and the wonderful world of embarassing ailments. Tickets £10, concessions available. Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, 01624600555 http://www.villagaiety.com.
Dates: Sunday 05 July 2015
Description: Guillaume Tell. Opening with what is arguably the most exciting of all operatic overtures, Rossinis final opera helped to lay the foundations of the genre of French grand opera that dominated European stages throughout the mid-19th century. Start time: 14.30, doors open 14.00, Ballakermeen High School,, Douglas, 648700 http://www.thestudiotheatre.im.
Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)

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