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Douglas goes full-on festive for Xmas lights switch on

Thu, 19 Nov 2020

Santa is setting up his grotto in Strand Street this evening as the Christmas lights in the capital are officially switched on.

The whole town centre is going fully festive, with music, entertainment and a Winter Wonderland forming part of what’s being called The Greatest Christmas Show.

Douglas Mayor John Joughin will turn the lights on at 1900 from a secret location.

Councillor Stephen Pitts, whose committee is behind the festivities, spoke to Local Democracy Reporter Chris Cave:


  • Stephen Pitts Christmas Interview


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