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Island's longest running carnival takes place today

The Grand Parade during the 2018 Peel Carnival (picture from Peel Carnival Facebook page)

Peel hosts annual festivities for a 67th year

The longest-running annual carnival on the Isle of Man takes place in the west of the Island today.

Peel Carnival, now in its 67th year, gets underway at 10.30am, continuing until 5pm.

The event includes the Grand Parade, starting from the House of Manannan at 2pm.

A number of roads in the town centre will be closed between 10am and 6pm as a result.

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