Ryde School Open Morning: Explore your child’s education options

ryde school - building and pupils

If you’re considering education options for your daughter or son, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Meet teachers, pupils and tour this Island school with a global outlook.

Saturday, 9th September, 2017 9:12am

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Island Forum: Your chance to help shape the future of the Isle of Wight

island forum state of the island

Head to Newport this Wednesday evening to take part in the first State of the Island open forum event - intended as a springboard for positive action. Register your interest so organisers get an idea of how many will attend.

Monday, 4th September, 2017 6:59am

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Foal Arts Open Studios: Launch event tonight and open all weekend

foal arts open studio

Discover paintings, ceramics, prints, collage, textiles and sculptures by The Depozitory's resident artists, as well as seven guest artists at the second Foal Arts Open Studios event this weekend.

Thursday, 24th August, 2017 4:21pm

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Saturday Rock School: Build confidence and self esteem through music. Register now

saturday rock school

Saturday Rock School offers a brilliant and fun opportunity for 12 to 16 year olds to develop self-confidence, communication skills, self esteem, team work and musical creativity. Sign up now!

Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 5:35pm

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Isle of Wight Scooter Rally welcomes The Beat, Small Fakers, Hi-Watts, Fliks and more

dave wakeling's the beat

After four years of chasing, the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally has finally persuaded Dave Wakeling of The Beat to fly over from the US with his amazing band.

Monday, 7th August, 2017 8:29pm

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Fast track your small business idea to success with this week’s Upstarter sessions

upstarter from gill

Many dream of escaping and setting up their own business - but how to make a success of it? This week Gill Wildman from Upstarter is sharing her 12 years of experience of helping businesses find success. Check out the various sessions and learn how to benefit ...

Monday, 7th August, 2017 5:42pm

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An evening of eclectic, contemporary folk with Charlie Dore and Julian Littman

charlie dore

Charlie Dore, one of the UK’s most respected songwriters, teams up with multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of Steeleye Span for this very special event.

Friday, 4th August, 2017 5:57pm

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Here’s your chance to help make the Isle of Wight better


Everyone's got a pet theory on how the Isle of Wight can be improved. Here's your opportunity to come along and voice it.

Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 6:53pm

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Isle of Wight food producers awarded Great Taste Stars

jaspers artisan coffee

Six Isle of Wight food producers have been awarded the coveted Great Taste Stars for their products in 2017. OnTheWight has the details.

Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017 1:27pm

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Lust for Life: Double screening of Trainspotting with live music and fresh pizza


Ventnor Arts Club will be hosting a celebration of Danny Boyle’s seminal Trainspotting films and Iggy Pop’s 70th year during the Fringe Festival. Tickets are limited so book now.

Monday, 31st July, 2017 6:38pm

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Plastic Mermaids and Rhain: Tickets going fast for Strings gig

plastic mermaids fire fingers

The Isle of Wight's very own Plastic Mermaids will be playing a gig in Newport at the end of the month, with support from the sensational Rhain. Tickets are going fast, so don't delay.

Monday, 17th July, 2017 1:38pm

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A full day of fun, live music, beautiful gardens and more for £5 each

Barton Manor

This firm family favourite and has grown year on year to become one of the Hospice's best fundraisers. A full day of things to see and do, head to Barton Manor on Sunday 16th between 10am-4pm.

Saturday, 15th July, 2017 9:13am

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