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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Douglas

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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.


Events
Dates: Wednesday 16 April 2014
Description: The World's Worst Serial Killers. Presented by Trevor Marriott. Tickets £12.50, starts at 7.30pm. NOT SUITABLE FOR UNDER 16'S. Gaietry Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, 01624600555 http://www.villagaiety.com.
Dates: Saturday 12 April 2014 - Wednesday 16 April 2014
Description: Holy Week Services-Broughton Choirists. 12th-Peel Cathedral at 7.30pm. 14th-St Matthews, Douglas at 8pm. 15th-All Saints, Douglas at 8pm. 16th St Thomas, Douglas at 8pm. Admission free. Choral Evensong sung by boys of Broughton Parish Church Choir. ,, 01772686886 http://Broughtonchoir.org.
Dates: Friday 18 April 2014
Description: Russell Kane. Russell Kane at the Gaiety Theatre, Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, 01624600555.
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Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)

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