Isle of Wight inspired picture book for children shares important environmental message

Peta Rainford on the beach

Peta is hoping that her picture book will help raise awareness of the issue of plastics in the ocean

Saturday, 1st May, 2021 8:06am

By Peta Rainford with one comment

Successful IW Story Festival reaches world-wide audience – and it’s not too late to join in the fun

Emergency Turtle shadow puppet

Many of the sessions are available online and free of charge until Sunday 28th February. Details and links within

Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 3:17pm

By Peta Rainford

From Mottistone to Missouri: Where will you be for the IW Story Festival?

children on tablets

Fans of Isle of Wight children's author, Kieran Larwood, will be tuning in to the Isle of Wight Story Festival from Missouri, USA this week. Organisers would like to know where you'll be tuning in from

Monday, 15th February, 2021 12:59pm

By Peta Rainford

Isle of Wight Story Festival announces inspirational line-up for this half-term

Cerrie on the beach

It'll be online and it'll be free. Make sure you let your children and grandchildren know about this year's Isle of Wight Story Festival taking in February half term

Thursday, 21st January, 2021 8:07am

By Peta Rainford

Calling all young stargazers: Head to IW Story Festival this half term to explore outer space

Peta Rainford

The IW Story Festival - taking place during half term - is a wonderful opportunity to meet the likes of Uber-illustrator Nick Sharratt and local author, Pete Rainford. Details within

Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 6:36am

By Peta Rainford