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Big day at Knockaloe

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Thousands are expected to attend the Royal Manx Agricultural Show in Knockaloe today, on what is traditionally the festival's busiest day.

Police are already warning motorists of heavy traffic on the route to Patrick, with 'slow queues' along the A27.

Attendees are advised to expect delays.

The weather is set to be distinctly less volatile than that seen at the Southern District Agricultural Show a fortnight ago, with plenty of activities to enjoy in the sunshine. 

Manx Radio will be broadcasting live from the event all day.

Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Geoffrey Boot says the shows are an important part of the Manx community calendar:

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