Onchan is a district and the name of a parish which historically
included parts of the capital Douglas. Onchan has a thriving shopping
centre and a large pleasure park, as well as glens and nature walks.
The name Onchan was derived from Kirk Coonachan, a church named after a Celtic
Saint. Lieutenant Buckle Reeves is buried in the churchyard of Onchan's Parish Church
(St Peter's) and was the last surviving officer to have sailed with Nelson on
the Victory. Captain Bligh of the Bounty married a local girl in an earlier
church on the same site.
Monday 05 September 2016 - Friday 09 September 2016
Crown Green Bowling Festival. A packed week of top Crown Green Bowls taking place in Douglas and Onchan with the finals on the Friday at the Noble's Park greens. ,, Douglas, 01624644644 http://www.visitisleofman.com.
|Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)
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