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Seventh Manx Bard announced

Owen Atkinson 'honoured' to take up cultural role

A new figure has been chosen to represent the Island's poetic and cultural heritage across the Isle of Man.

Owen Atkinson has been named the seventh Manx Bard.

He will work to enhance the reputation of the Isle of Man as an important contributor to global culture.

Speaking to Manx Radio Owen says it's an 'honour':

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