Grace Petrie plays Quay Arts tonight, with support from Anna Oakes-Monger

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Grace Petrie exploded on to the national protest scene in 2010 with the emotive anthem Farewell to Welfare, which captured the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 10:09am

By Tayla Smith

Last call for Quay Arts Open exhibition entries

Quay Arts Open 2019 image

Emerging and established artists are invited to submit works in any medium for Quay Arts’ biennial OPEN Exhibition 2019 themed and titled: ‘A Life in Nature’.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 4:18pm

By Tayla Smith

Lift the Lid presents The Great Light and Dark Show this weekend

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This Saturday between 2-5pm, head to Totland for this (free) exciting event set within one of the Island’s long-standing communities and meet the people who make life happen there.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 12:51pm

By Tayla Smith

Quay Arts Open Exhibition winner presents new show

Drawing Dark Waters talk and workshop, Tower Bridge, 30.9.17 with Caroline Underwood and Liz Charsley for Totally Thames 2017

Caroline Underwood’s exhibition ‘Bearings’ opens in the West Gallery, Quay Arts on Saturday 27th April 2019, 6 – 8pm, all welcome.

Friday, 29th March, 2019 9:54am

By Tayla Smith

Mike Howley’s legacy continues to support 18 to 30-year-olds

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Information event tonight (Tuesday) from 6pm for anyone 18-30 looking for investment in areas such as training, equipment, marketing and promotion, recording, rehearsal space, staging, publishing costs, or simply time to create.

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 12:00pm

By Tayla Smith

Isle of Wight artists exhibit ‘season by season celebration’ of natural and built heritage

wild about art - in the woods

All welcome to the opening of this community show celebrating a whole year of art workshops exploring the Island’s natural & built world, from landscapes and wildlife to streetscapes and architecture.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 12:05pm

By Tayla Smith

Grab your tickets for PUNK’s end of exhibition closing party

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Grab your tickets, dig out your best punk outfits and head to Quay Arts on 9th February for the closing party of the PUNK exhibition.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 10:30am

By Tayla Smith

Jane Siberry tonight at Quay Arts

Jane Siberry

Music lovers are in for a treat tonight as Canadian singer-songwriter, Jane Siberry, heads to Quay Arts. Guaranteed to be a very special evening with Jane performing some of her most beautiful music.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 1:49pm

By Tayla Smith

Beatrix Potter at Quay Arts for Christmas


The performances will be part of a weekend of fun activities for children and families at Quay Arts, with free Christmas films at 10am and midday, workshops and making spaces and a special seasonal menu!

Monday, 10th December, 2018 4:18pm

By Tayla Smith with 2 readers' comments

Take part in Big Draw at Quay Arts this half term

the big draw PLAY! 2018

This free drop-in event is the perfect activity for the whole family this half term. OnTheWight has the details.

Friday, 19th October, 2018 4:55pm

By Tayla Smith

Calling all Isle of Wight teachers: Book now for Cultural Expo 2018

lift the lid cultural expo

Isle of Wight Schools are invited to be part of the Lift the Lid on Island Culture project and can take advantage of free heritage and arts workshops, linked with Arts Award, as well as the chance to start their Artsmark journey.

Monday, 24th September, 2018 10:39am

By Tayla Smith

Head to Quay Arts tonight for a hilarious, absurd and often magical show

flabbergast Theatre

The show treads the line between silliness and poignancy, with the dark twist that Flabbergast Theatre is known and celebrated for. Book now to secure your seats for Friday night.

Friday, 9th March, 2018 1:52pm

By Tayla Smith