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.

Blooming marvellous! Exhibition at Quay Arts a must-see

Bloom at Quay Arts

The latest exhibition in The West Gallery is fabulous and well worth a look - but be quick, it closes on 30th June.

Thursday, 21st June, 2018 4:42pm

By Sally Perry

StoneCrabs Theatre present Arthur Miller’s ‘Some Kind of Love Story’ at Quay Arts

some kind of love story

Time Out says this theatre company "does a magnificent job of introducing undeservedly neglected plays to UK audiences for the first time". Stonecrabs Theatre are bringing two to Quay Arts in June.

Friday, 25th May, 2018 11:33am

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight sporting successes brought to life at celebratory event

Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Racing Team and Keith Greenfield

The event was attended by a number of sports people, teams, arts organisations and charities, also supported by Wightlink and Southern Vectis.

Thursday, 17th May, 2018 11:33am

By Karen Woods

Wightlink announce major new sponsorship deal with Quay Arts

Quay Arts Centre support Paul Armfield and Keith Greenfield

The vibrancy of Quay Arts has been turned around in the last couple of years and now offers a wide and varied programme of arts events. Wightlink have now offered their support to this vital cultural hub in the heart of Newport.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 1:42pm

By Karen Woods

Major boost for Isle of Wight Arts as MP secures ‘Priority treatment’ from Arts Council

Yes on paper

Museums such as Dimbola, as well as arts organisations such as Ventnor Exchange and Quay Arts will benefit from new priority status with Arts Council.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 11:57am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Anna & Elizabeth bring Appalachian music, Moogs and Mellotrons

anna and elizabeth

Let’s pack the theatre full with Islanders to welcome these very special visitors from the USA.

Friday, 27th April, 2018 11:29am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Children’s Festival promises a truly unique experience later this week

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

From this Thursday the brilliant Quay Arts Centre in Newport will be transformed into a three-day hub of activity and fun for families with incredible performances, spell binding storytelling, magical experiences, mad games and wicked workshops!

Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 12:11pm

By Feature Writer

Arts grants up for grabs for 18-30 year olds through the Mike Howley Trust


Any young person (age 18‐30 years) interested in working in the arts – performance, music, writing, dance – is encouraged to apply for one of this year’s Mike Howley Trust grants to help realise their creative ambitions.

Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 8:47am

By Paul Armfield

A bank holiday weekend bursting at the seams

Giblin, Grimshaw and Tweed

Whatever you are up to this weekend, why not try to fit a visit to our favourite arts centre in. There is so much going on, it's hard to turn it down.

Thursday, 29th March, 2018 7:51pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Children’s Festival: Magical performances and loads of free events

Yana and the Yeti

As well as magical children's performances from Moomins and Yetis, there'll be loads of free workshops and sessions for children to take part in at the first Isle of Wight Children's Festival at Quay Arts.

Thursday, 15th March, 2018 3:34pm

By Sally Perry

Historian beats death to talk on Hidden Heroes and raise money for air ambulance

christopher rhodes in dangerman

After collapsing suddenly a month ago and being airlifted to Southampton Hospital, Mei Trow has bounced back and is raring to go. Hear him talk on Wednesday about his Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes.

Monday, 12th March, 2018 3:06pm

By Paul Armfield

Head to Quay Arts tonight for a hilarious, absurd and often magical show

flabbergast Theatre

The show treads the line between silliness and poignancy, with the dark twist that Flabbergast Theatre is known and celebrated for. Book now to secure your seats for Friday night.

Friday, 9th March, 2018 1:52pm

By Tayla Smith