Isle of Wight carnival heritage to live on thanks to National Lottery boost

Greenmount Primary School Carnival Isle taking part in Mardi Gras 2019

The project aims to engage young people to learn about the Island's carnival traditions, and discover new stories which will be saved for posterity

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 8:29am

By Tracy Curtis with one comment

Join workshops for Dark Nights Parade and Pageant under the stars

France Dicken decorating the cockerel-headed man during a workshop earlier this year

This spectacular pageant will feature Medusa, Bacchus, Orpheus and the inimitable Cockerel-headed man. Join the lantern or puppet-making workshops to join the parade

Friday, 1st November, 2019 8:16am

By Tracy Curtis

Nature and art combine All Along the Riverbank

Frankie and Ethan Canning-Cox from Lake at the archaeological station

A whopping 7,000 people made their way to the Riverbank for a celebration of art, heritage and environment on May Day.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 7:17am

By Tracy Curtis

Isle of Wight’s Alegria Samba School project comes to a close in Brazil

1 Alegria representatives from the IW with their Brazilian carnival friends

The project was all about finding a way to include everyone in Carnival Arts, despite the many barriers there can be, especially for disabled people. It was showcased in Brazil last month.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 2:13pm

By Tracy Curtis