Ryde Arts Festival present the Four Quartets this Friday

musical notes

Ryde Arts Festival presents the first performance of Four Quartets written by composers working from poems celebrating the Island written by members of Isle of Wight Stanza Poetry group.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 10:32am

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Zip-Up Towers: Isle of Wight scaffold alternative that’s cost-effective

Zip up towers isle of wight

If you're looking to carry out some work/DIY on your house, the moveable Zip-Up Towers are safer than a ladder. They're a convenient, versatile and cost-effective alternative to fixed scaffold.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 6:50pm

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Rydabus: Step back to a bygone age with a vintage bus ride this weekend

rydabus running days

A fantastic range of vintage buses will be operating services 3, 6, 6B, 7 and 20 over the coming weekend. All are completely free of charge, on a first come, first served basis.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 8:32am

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Lambretta Day returns to the Isle of Wight later this month

lambretta lights

All types of scooters are welcome to the annual Isle of Wight Lambretta Day on Sunday 28th May - Ride Out from Newport Quay at noon with 12 hours of music on Ryde seafront

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 4:54pm

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The Artful Dodger heading southside to Winter Gardens this weekend

artful dodger logo

Artful Dodger is established as the most commercially successful UK garage acts to date and on Saturday will be heading to the Ventnor Winter Gardens. Book your tickets now as this one is expected to sell out.

Monday, 1st May, 2017 6:32pm

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Let food be the love of music: Non-perishables gain you entry to Foodbank fundraiser

Band members

There are two opportunities to see No Exit play live this month, both gig are fundraisers for Isle of Wight Foodbank and entry is via donations of non-perishable goods for the Foodbank supplies.

Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3:47pm

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Powerful play tells story of Beerey – one of the ‘Freshwater Five’ serving 24 years

Beerey - Lois Temel

There are two performances of this one-act play at the Ventnor Winter Gardens. Book now to see heart-breaking story of Jon Beere, one of the 'Freshwater Five' accused of smuggling £53m of cocaine.

Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 2:08pm

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Don’t miss 75th Anniversary of Isle of Wight defence by ORP Błyskawica: Talks, walks, exhibitions and concerts

ORP Blyskawica

There is a wonderful programme of events taking place in Cowes and East Cowes next month as part of the celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the defence of the towns by the Polish Destroyer, ORP Błyskawica.

Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 6:02pm

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Newport Football Club remains at St George’s Park – for now


SCL have allowed the club to remain until the middle of May 2018, securing their status in the Sydenhams Wessex Football League Premier Division.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017 4:19pm

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Island first as Bebeccino wins Federation of Small Businesses award

rebecca blatchford

Bebeccino has been awarded the Community Business of the Year award for the South Central Region at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Awards. Well done to all.

Wednesday, 5th April, 2017 5:08pm

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Hovertravel summer timetable to include more crossings

Island Flyer leaves at SSea 121-s

New summer timetable includes a crossing every 30 minutes between 0845 and 1945 every day of the week.

Friday, 31st March, 2017 4:09pm

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Staddlestones Nissan achieves Isle of Wight first

Jade Barry at Saddlestones

An Isle of Wight Nissan dealership say they have broken ground by taking on the county’s first female apprentice technician.

Monday, 20th March, 2017 5:02pm

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