Tynwald Day celebrations in the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is celebrating its national day. All the new laws agreed over the past year will be read out on Tynwald Hill so they can become law.

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Tynwald Day celebrations on the IOM

Thousands of people will gather on the Isle of Man for the annual bank holiday, Tynwald Day. A highlight is the Viking camp built in St John's telling stories of combat and the area's history.

The focal event is the Tynwald ceremony, when parliament will held in the open air. This has been the annual tradition on Tynwald Hill for more than 1,000 years.

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