Quay Arts

The terrace at Quay Arts Newport, Isle of WightQuay Arts in Newport is the Isle of Wight’s main arts hub, hosting music, theatre, comedy and art events as well as a restaurant and arts and craft shop.

Providing four gallery spaces, a theatre, a newly refurbished bar, a popular restaurant and room for rental, it servers the artistic community on the Island, as well as those simply looking for space to hire.

Quay Arts can also accommodate weddings.

‘Lift the Lid’ reveals artist commissions

Lift the lid artists

A project aimed at encouraging residents to find out more about the arts and culture on the Isle of Wight announces their public artist commission for Newport, East Cowes and Totland.

Monday, 12th November, 2018 8:31am

By Sarah Glass

Take part in Big Draw at Quay Arts this half term

the big draw PLAY! 2018

This free drop-in event is the perfect activity for the whole family this half term. OnTheWight has the details.

Friday, 19th October, 2018 4:55pm

By Tayla Smith

From the canvas to the plate: Book now for unique 12-course gastronomical vegan feast

12 course vegan menu montage

Get a load of this! This incredible 12 course Vegan menu is inspired by and based on the wonderful artworks by Isle of Wight illustrator and artist, Lilly Louise Allen. Secure your seats now for this unique event.

Thursday, 18th October, 2018 8:50pm

By Feature Writer

‘Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle for the NHS’ Free tickets for screening

dudley sutton

This film lifts the lid on what lies behind the NHS crisis, hears from doctors about the Americanisation of the NHS and gives a forthright and candid explanation about the marketisation and privatisation of the NHS.

Monday, 1st October, 2018 8:44am

By Christine Lightbody

Invisible Music: Unique performance of music, words and visuals inspired by those with hearing loss

invisible music still

Next month a unique performance of music, words and visuals at Quay Arts attempts to address the process of hearing loss this with an immersive and very moving piece inspired by people whose hearing has deteriorated.

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 11:38am

By Paul Armfield

Calling all Isle of Wight teachers: Book now for Cultural Expo 2018

lift the lid cultural expo

Isle of Wight Schools are invited to be part of the Lift the Lid on Island Culture project and can take advantage of free heritage and arts workshops, linked with Arts Award, as well as the chance to start their Artsmark journey.

Monday, 24th September, 2018 10:39am

By Tayla Smith

Last chance to grab your tickets for Nate Najar Trio gig this Friday


Don’t miss this outstanding American guitar virtuoso at Quay Arts this Friday night. The Nate Najar Trio will be performing their unique take on an eclectic variety of pop, jazz and classical songs.

Thursday, 13th September, 2018 2:49pm

By Feature Writer

Kate St John, Roger Eno and Neill MacColl head to Quay Arts

kate st john sound box

Vaguely Sunny present the legendary multi-instrumentalist, Kate St John, this Sunday at Quay Arts with Roger Eno and Neill McColl.

Thursday, 13th September, 2018 2:37pm

By Feature Writer

Nate Najar Jazz Trio: Catch them at Quay Arts before they head to Paris


Don't miss this outstanding American guitar virtuoso before he heads to Paris. The Nate Najar Trio will be performing their unique take on an eclectic variety of pop, jazz and classical songs on Friday 14th September.

Tuesday, 4th September, 2018 6:52pm

By Sally Perry

Play written and performed by young Islanders celebrates the culture and unique identity of seaside towns

seachange bw

This performance is a dynamic, avant-garde narrative that follows the rise of a new political figure in a seaside town, who capitalises on an accident with a pothole and the local bingo caller. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 8th August, 2018 2:11pm

By Feature Writer

New two-year project aims to ‘Lift the Lid on Island Culture’

lift the lid launch at hullabaloo

A two-year project that aims to reignite a sense of pride and passion in cultural heritage on the Isle of Wight was launched earlier this year. OnTheWight has more detail.

Tuesday, 7th August, 2018 9:07am

By Sally Perry

Warning to businesses after contents of charity box stolen from Quay Arts

quay arts charity box

Newport businesses and organisations are advised to be extra vigilant after the large charity box at Quay Arts was broken into and emptied by thieves.

Wednesday, 25th July, 2018 4:28pm

By Sally Perry