Festival of Heroes returns to Brading Roman Villa this month: Book your tickets now

festival of heroes -stewart gibbs photography

The two-day family-friendly festival takes place at Brading Roman Villa on 27th and 28th July between 11am and 5pm.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 11:18am

By Sally Perry

Discover spectacular ancient objects at Brading Roman Villa exhibition

Ancient vessel with coins

This touring exhibition is a great chance to see some spectacular ancient objects and explore why ancient people hid their precious objects.

Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019 9:01am

By Jacqueline Gazzard

Praise for voluntary sector as refurbished youth and community centre reopens

Bob Seely and others at Brading Youth and Community Centre

The MP said the voluntary sector is "critical to the Island" and that Brading "should be proud of those many volunteers ".

Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 8:56am

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Build a snowman on the beach this weekend

sand snowman

Come snow or shine, join the folks from The Common Space on the Science Beach in Sandown on Saturday for this free event to build your very own sandman or woman! Carrots, coal and hot chocolate on tap.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 8:49am

By Claire Hector

Bravery of Isle of Wight officers and public honoured following plane crash

Police awards for bravery

All those who helped save the lives of those involved in a light aircraft crash in Brading Marshes have been recognised for their efforts.

Friday, 19th October, 2018 1:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight Ramblers celebrate the upgrade of footpaths at Brading Marshes

Brading Marshes

This new sustainable route will connect communities and allow them to appreciate the spectacular wildlife in the lagoons.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 8:20am

By David Howarth with 2 readers' comments

Choral concert fundraising for youth and community centre

Newchurch male voice choir

There'll be a retiring collection at the free concert, aimed at raising funds needed to repair, upgrade and then maintain the Brading Youth and Community Centre.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 10:16am

By Bob Cooper

Festival of Heroes at Brading Roman Villa cancelled due to high winds

festival of heroes -stewart gibbs photography

There will be over 40 Heroes taking part in this year's charity event, with entertainment throughout the day and a huge Heroes parade each afternoon.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 8:19am

By Sally Perry

LISTEN: Booming Bitterns heard on the Isle of Wight for first time ever

American bittern

The warden of RSPB Brading Marshes says that hearing a booming bittern on a wetland reserve is "like receiving a Michelin star as a restaurant".

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 9:50am

By Luke Gaskin with 2 readers' comments

Harding Shute closed for emergency carriageway works

harding shute

Diversions are in place after Harding Shute is closed for emergency carriageway works.

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018 11:25am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Here’s an Easter Egg hunt with a difference: The Geocache Dragon Egg Hunt

dragon egg hunt

Forget traditional chocolate Easter Egg hunts, try something new this year and head to Bully's Pit on Brading Down for a unique egg hunt.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 7:38pm

By Vanessa Langley

Burst water mains close two more Isle of Wight roads

Road closed sign

Two more roads join the closures due to burst water mains.

Monday, 5th March, 2018 10:16am

By Sally Perry