Month: September 2016

Silvery gibbon enclosure opened at Wildlife Park

The new home of the latest additions to the Curraghs Wildlife Park is officially open. The Lieutenant Governor was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the enclosure for silvery gibbons Slamet and Nakula, who arrived at the

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BBC report on Tynwald and the Vikings

The BBC covers Ellan Vannin (Isle of Man) in a special regional section. This is an interesting examination of the World’s oldest continuous Parliament.  Isle of Man election 2016: How the Vikings set up Tynwald Voters across the Isle of Man will

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Swedish Folk Dancers Visit the Isle of Man

Swedish folk dance group Sunnerbogillet recently completed an exchange visit as guests of their long-term friends in the Manx Folk Dance Society, with time in their schedule for joint displays at the Quarter Deck in Port Erin and Laxey Square.

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London Manx Society Newsletter September 2016

London Manx Society (Yn Cheshaght Manninagh Lunnin)   PATRONS: H.E. THE LT. GOVERNOR OF THE ISLE OF MAN                     THE PRESIDENT OF TYNWALD                     THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF KEYS President – Professor Bryan Corrin   NEWSLETTER

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