News from the East Wight

If you’re interested in news from around the East of the Isle of Wight, this is the place to find it. If you’ve got a story lead, or have news from your part of the Island that you’d like us to share with our readers, get in touch.

ICANDI @ The Venue

ICANDI @ The Venue

If you missed the last posting about ICANDI, take note, because the ICANDI team are about to take this brilliant night out on tour. They’ll be heading north to The Venue at Ryde Theatre

Friday, 31st August, 2007 10:21am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Hand To Hand Charity Gig Tonight

Hand To Hand Charity Gig Tonight

Don’t forget the HAND TO HAND fund raising gig for Romanian orphans at the Liquid Lounge tonight. Kicks off at 7pm and runs until closing time. Lots of entertainment for you, including live music from

Friday, 31st August, 2007 9:50am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

White Air Reports

White Air Reports

The 2007 White Air Festival has been brilliant so far, there is so much going on and the vibe on site is fantastic. White Air have been putting out full reports of the day, so

Friday, 31st August, 2007 8:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Wight Air 2007: Sushi Yurt Podcast

Wight Air 2007: Sushi Yurt Podcast

There quite a few different types of food at Wight Air this year. We noticed that there was a great looking Yurt in the same area as the Platform One music stage. Turned out

Thursday, 30th August, 2007 12:20pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

White Air: Sam’s Report: Part Two

White Air: Sam’s Report: Part Two

A much better day yesterday I felt; the sun was out, far more people were around, and there was an all round, better atmosphere to the venue. Probably a disappointing day for the windsurfers

Thursday, 30th August, 2007 11:14am

By Sam Snudden with one comment

Progression Session: Goodbye Stereo/The Arrivals

Progression Session: Goodbye Stereo/The Arrivals

If you’re a fan of Island band Goodbye Stereo (and we know they have a great following) then today you’re in for a treat, as they perform twice in one day. First up, they’ll be

Thursday, 30th August, 2007 11:07am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Wight Air 2007: Tina Craft Podcast

Wight Air 2007: Tina Craft Podcast

When you’re at Wight Air, don’t forget that there’s stuff going on outside the main arena too. On the way up the hill, towards where all of the mountain board ‘have a go’ sessions

Wednesday, 29th August, 2007 10:00am

By Simon Perry with one comment

White Air: Sam’s Report: Part One

White Air: Sam’s Report: Part One

We’re really chuffed to have local lad, Sam Snudden, sharing his perspective of White Air with the readers of VentnorBlog. He is taking part in several displays over the week, one of which we

Wednesday, 29th August, 2007 8:30am

By Sam Snudden with 2 readers' comments

Wight Air 2007: Mick Smith, Quay Arts Podcast

Wight Air 2007: Mick Smith, Quay Arts Podcast

To give you some idea of the diversity, we head around a few of the new organisations involved with this years Wight Air. Mick Smith, director of Quay Arts, has, as a follow up

Tuesday, 28th August, 2007 12:16pm

By Simon Perry

Wight Air 2007 Opens: Nigel Howell Podcast

Wight Air 2007 Opens: Nigel Howell Podcast

Wight Air Extreme Sports Festival started today. We headed over to Yaverland to see how things were going. Pleased to say that it’s all looking very good. A big mixture of people there, from

Monday, 27th August, 2007 9:39pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Debut Progression Session: Review

Debut Progression Session: Review

Many thanks to VentnorBlog reader pal Leeroy T Mofo for putting together this review of the first Progression Session night for the Blog (particularly during a busy time). You might recognise his name from

Monday, 27th August, 2007 10:51am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Powerboat P1 Cowes: Final Results: Outerlimits British Grand Prix Champions

It was an exhilarating race of 15 laps, with King of Shaves in the lead for the first few laps, but the clear champion, taking the lead after just five laps and then maintaining

Sunday, 26th August, 2007 4:18pm

By Sally Perry