The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival returns for more fun this Easter: Book now

Performer on stage

Expect incredible performances, spell-binding storytelling, magical experiences, mad games and wicked workshops, as well as an epic Silent Disco, Baby Massage, The Lego Movie screening and loads of activities and games at this year's Isle of Wight Children's Festival.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 6:18pm

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor Exchange host free open day for young creatives aged 11-25

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Calling all 11-25 year olds. From 11am - 5pm this Sunday there'll be a range of taster sessions, activities and information available on everything from a Film School in the October Half Term to mentoring for young professionals.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 12:16pm

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor Fringe 2018: What will you discover?

Ventnor Carnival Tobias Penner

The Ventnor Fringe Festival is undoubtedly one of our favourite festivals of the year. Set in a wide variety of unusual venues across this creative and quirky town there are 70 shows to choose from this year. Providing something for everyone!

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 6:59pm

By Jack Whitewood

New Courses at Ventnor Exchange bring contemporary approach to creative learning

Ventnor Exchange launches its renewed Young Creatives programme for 11-25 year olds this week. There's a huge range of one-off creative workshops for writers, actors and artists. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 12:17pm

By Jack Whitewood

Record Store Day returns to Ventnor Exchange this Saturday

record store day winning tickets

As well as a chance to find Isle of Wight Festival tickets, there'll be live music, DJs and a music quiz this Record Store Day at Ventnor Exchange.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 12:43pm

By Jack Whitewood

Isle of Wight Children’s Festival: Get ready for a magical few days

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival promises a truly unique experience for young people on the isle of Wight over the Easter holidays. It's going to be a magical few days.

Friday, 9th February, 2018 9:17am

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor Fringe announce their entire programme on World Fringe Day

Ventnor Fringe

It's World Fringe Day so the folks over at Ventnor Fringe Festival have chosen today to announce their entire programme for the 2017 Festival - taking place between 8th and 13th August.

Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 2:32pm

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor International Festival: Childhood, Dead Pretties and Champs join the line-up

childhood

One of the most exciting new bands, Childhood, will be performing with a full nine piece band at this year's Ventnor International festival, alongside Dead Pretties, CHAMPS and more.

Friday, 12th May, 2017 8:59am

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor International Festival: The Parrots, Moses Boyd and Cosmo Pyke join the lineup

Cosmo Pyke

Ventnor International Festival will be living up to its name this August when garage punk band, The Parrots head across Europe to perform on the Isle of Wight. Book now.

Thursday, 13th April, 2017 9:33am

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor Exchange takes part in tenth Record Store Day

exchange on record store day

Don't forget the Ventnor Exchange can't reserve Record Store Day titles for you - they are available on a first come first served basis. Make the date in your diary for 22nd April 2017.

Tuesday, 4th April, 2017 4:31pm

By Jack Whitewood

Rare UK show: Multi-instrumentalist Cosmo Sheldrake heads to Ventnor

Cosmo Sheldrake

Brighton based multi instrumentalist, Cosmo Sheldrake, will be playing a rare UK show on the Isle of Wight this Saturday, hosted by the Ventnor Exchange at a warehouse in the town. Get your tickets now before they sell out.

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 6:02pm

By Jack Whitewood

Ventnor International Festival: Emerging artists revealed on exciting 2017 line-up

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Ventnor International Festival, a pioneering urban festival on the Isle of Wight returns this August with a great line-up of emerging bands and musicians from around the country.

Monday, 20th February, 2017 12:36pm

By Jack Whitewood