Holly Maslen

Writer and founder of the Green Island Veg Economy Facebook Group (GIVE), Holly Maslen, is also well-established artist with a prolific output.

Based in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight Holly, is forever turning her hand to new skills, inspiring others as she goes along.

Below are some of the articles mentioning Holly Maslen.

‘Dots for Pots’ aims to raise money to help those on low incomes grow their own fruit and veg next spring

dots for pots message and artwork

The brainchild of Isle of Wight artist, Holly Maslen, the aim is to raise £500 by next spring to buy terracotta pots for those on low incomes who want to grow their own fruit, vegetables or anything else.

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 9:22am

By Sally Perry

Boris Johnson writes to Islander about her ‘ingenious idea’

holly maslen

It’s not everyday that Boris Johnson writes to you, but Islander Holly has received a letter from him praising her ‘ingenious idea’ that has gone national after starting on the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 2:28pm

By Jake McBride with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight GIVE members share their garden flowers for Grandmother’s funeral wreath

wreath for grandmothers funeral made from GIVE donated flowers

When Bethan put out a call for donated flowers to make a wreath for her Grandmother's funeral, GIVE Facebook Group members stepped up to help

Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 9:18am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight seed and plant swapping group a blooming success

G.I.V.E. see giveaway/swaps

Across the Isle of Wight people have been swapping seeds and seedlings as part of the Green Island Veg Economy - details of how to join within

Monday, 20th April, 2020 1:17pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Join the Green Island Veg Economy and pick up hints and tips to grow your own

grow your own veg

Green Island Veg Economy (GIVE) is a Facebook Group dedicated to all things which can be grown at home or on your allotment, and the insects and creatures who join you. It is a place to share knowledge, tips advice and photos

Monday, 30th March, 2020 11:41am

By Sally Perry

Have you spotted any ‘By the Wind Sailors’ blown off course by the storms? (Photos)

By the Wind Sailors spotted by Holly Maslen

These beauties are usually found out on the open seas, but several have been spotted on the Isle of Wight coastline over the last couple of weeks

Friday, 21st February, 2020 12:02pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Last chance to see Undecided Earth exhibition

undecided art collective exhibition at ventnor exchange

Exhibiting artists at Undecided Earth include Tania Dixcey, Rachael Berry, Cooly Haste, Adam Harvey, Teresa Grimaldi, Holly Maslen, Julie Hutchison and many others.

Friday, 15th November, 2019 8:05pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Bunker features on TV screens this Sunday

The Bunker

The former Royal Air Force radar station, which has now been converted into a stunning home, will be featured on TV on Sunday night

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry

Act now to have your work included in the ‘Undecided Earth’ art exhibition

Extinction Rebellion protesters holding up red hands

Original art, Letters to the Earth and Climate Emergency placards are welcome as part of the Undecided Earth exhibition opening later this week

Thursday, 31st October, 2019 11:24am

By Julie Hutchison

Over 30 Isle of Wight artists take part in Nonsense Exhibition

nonsense exhibition poster

A week-long exhibition, plus film, music and poetry evening are in store for you in Ventnor from Saturday. Meet the artists at opening event.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 10:13am

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss Holly Maslen’s thought-provoking Pick up Pieces exhibition

Pick up Pieces - central grid

Holly has created a striking exhibition which not only looks beautiful set in stunning surroundings, but will leave you hopefully thinking differently about what gets washed up on beaches around the world and how it's impacting sealife

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 5:30pm

By Sally Perry

Major boost for Ventnor with national exposure from Guardian Labs

guardian feature about ventnor

Some of the town's lovely independents get a mention and although the feature is obviously a great big ad for iZettle, it is also a great big ad for Ventnor town and you can't argue with that.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 12:14pm

By Sally Perry