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The Nelson Society Isle of Man trip

01/10/2015 - 03/10/2015



Central Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4RA. 01624 661155 

www.theempresshotel.net    Email: reservations@theempresshotel.net


The Nelson Society Isle of Man trip: Thursday-Saturday, 1-3 October 2015

Please book soonest if you would like to attend as places are limited and

please email chairman@nelson-society.com or phone Amanda on 020 7631 2002 and confirm your attendance.

Travel, Accommodation and Booking: please make your own way to Douglas, IOM and The Empress Hotel: book with AnnMarie on 01624 66 11 55  although you are free to stay in other accommodation, if you wish. The Empress Nightly Room Rates including breakfast are

Standard Double/Twin @ £75

Executive Sea Facing Double/Twin @ £85

Single @ £59

The Nelson Society is attending 2 formal evening events:

1st October 19.30: Arbory Church for a Dedication Service for a stained-glass window to commemorate Captain John Quilliam RN. The window also features Admiral Nelson, as Quilliam was his First Lieutenant on HMS Victory at Trafalgar.

2nd October 19.30: the Quilliam Group is holding an inaugural Black Tie Dinner at The Falcon’s Nest, Port Erin @ £40 pp which will be attended by Adam Wood the IOM Lieutenant Governor. A special Victorian Steam Train is available to take us from Douglas to The Falcon’s Nest

During the day on Friday and Saturday, TNS member, Frank Cowin, has kindly offered to arrange some optional events, which could include visits to

the Tynwald Parliament site (claimed to be the oldest parliament in the world)

The Manx Museum and Nautical Museum

The Frank Matcham Gaiety Theatre

The Viking Ship burial site

Bligh/Christian (HMS Bounty) sites

Nelson-period sites

Any questions to chairman@nelson-society.com

or phone Amanda on 020 7631 2002