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Bushy's boss disappointed over TT Prom entertainment

No free roads-closed events outside Beer Tent this year

The head of Bushy’s brewery says he can’t understand the government’s decision not to provide any festival entertainment on Douglas Promenade this year.

Traditionally, stunt shows and other acts perform on closed roads outside the landmark beer tent in the Bottleneck Car Park – but this year there’ll be nothing there.

Martin Brunnschweiler says the last time the government made such an announcement was in 2009, and there was a huge backlash from festivalgoers.

He says he’s disappointed – but hopes it won’t affect his trade:

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