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.

Open call for artists: Be part of the 2021 OFF THE RAILS exhibition

Graffiti covered train by Phil Marsh

Works can be in any medium, such as film, audio, photography, painting, mixed media, print, sculptural 2d or 3d works, written or installation form and one artist will be selected to hold a future solo exhibition. Details within

Monday, 26th October, 2020 12:08pm

By Georgia Newman with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight arts organisations to receive £558,000 ‘Culture Recovery’ funding (updated)

Ventnor exchange with here for culture logo

The funding is on its way to five arts organisation on the Isle of Wight to help allow performances to restart, venues to plan for reopening and to help protect jobs and create opportunities for freelancers

Monday, 12th October, 2020 3:45pm

By Sally Perry

Celebrate ‘Talk like a pirate day’ with Quay Arts Folk Club

The Crew standing outside pub with their instruments

This month's Folk Club features The Crew led by Cap’n Paul Sturgess, as well as Paul Armfield. Tuning in is a great way to support Quay Arts during this difficult time

Monday, 14th September, 2020 7:58am

By John Bentley with one comment

Still time to create your self portrait for the Quay Arts Breakout 2020 Exhibition

Breakout Exhibition 2020

There are loads of fantastic 10cmx10cm portraits on display at Quay Arts and there's still time to add yours too. Details within

Monday, 7th September, 2020 8:14pm

By Sally Perry

Last chance to see exhibition from trio of relief printmakers

Katie's relief print of Madame Moth

There's only a week left to see this great exhibition by three Isle of Wight artists, Caroline Knox, Katie Stone and Jill Roe

Friday, 4th September, 2020 12:34pm

By Tayla Smith

Folk royalty at Quay Arts Folk Club this Sunday

eliza carthy

Don't miss this online folk concert in aid of the Quay Arts Centre taking place this coming Sunday (23rd). Details within

Friday, 21st August, 2020 4:37pm

By John Bentley

Quay Arts seek new Trustees to join their Board – especially one with financial experience

quay arts

If you have extensive financial experience the Board are keen to hear from you, as well as from those with a more traditional business background or Arts-biased background

Monday, 10th August, 2020 10:22am

By Sally Perry

Share your self-portrait to be included in Breakout! Exhibition: Deadline extended

breakout portraits

There's still time to draw, paint, create your self portrait to include in the Breakout Exhibition and perhaps help break a Guinness World Record

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 9:51am

By Sally Perry

Acclaimed ceramicist Matthew Chambers donates sculpture to Love Quay scheme

Matt Chambers and Love Quay sculpture

Buy your tokens and be in with a chance of owning this very special sculpture by Matthew Chambers, developing on influences by the great Barbara Hepworth

Monday, 20th July, 2020 8:40am

By Tayla Smith with one comment

Quay Arts Folk Club returns with Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer

Vicky Swan and Jonny Dyer

Another date for your diaries, as the Quay Arts Folk Club returns online this coming Sunday evening. As well as a number of Isle of Wight singers, you can see headliners Vicky Swan and Jonny Dyer from Essex.

Monday, 20th July, 2020 7:52am

By John Bentley

Come on Islanders – Share your self-portrait and help Quay Arts break another Guinness World Record

breakout exhibition self portraits

Islanders have until the end of July to share their self-portrait to help create the largest exhibition of self-portraits ever and raise £20,000 for the much-loved Quay Arts Centre in Newport

Friday, 10th July, 2020 11:01am

By Tayla Smith

Government announce £1.57bn rescue package for The Arts (updated)

audience of ventnor exchange theatre 2018

Isle of Wight museums, theatres, live music venues, and those who work in those sectors, will be breathing a sigh of relief as a £1.57bn rescue package is announced

Monday, 6th July, 2020 6:57am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments