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.

Cozy Flashbak, Wight Dragon, The Ladykillers

Cozy Flashbak, Wight Dragon, The Ladykillers

If you didn’t have a chance to catch any live music over the last couple of weeks, then take note that this Thursday, Island bands return to play live at Ryde Theatre. This week’s menu

Tuesday, 8th January, 2008 10:54am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Claude Bourbon: Acoustics At The Altar

Claude Bourbon: Acoustics At The Altar

Acoustics at the Altar are back again in February with another great lineup. Following the folk night with Catherine Craig and Brian Willoughby, AAT bring you a breathtaking acoustic fusion of Blues, Jazz, Folk, Classical

Monday, 7th January, 2008 5:39pm

By Cora Wade with 2 readers' comments

Ian Siegal Returns To Ryde

Ian Siegal Returns To Ryde

Following the success of his visit earlier in the year, Ian Siegal will be returning to Ryde Theatre in 2008. He’ll be bringing his band to ‘The Bluesroom’ at Ryde Theatre on 1st February with

Thursday, 20th December, 2007 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Roy Ayers Coming To The Island On Sunday

Roy Ayers Coming To The Island On Sunday

If you’ve had your head in the sand over the last few weeks, you must be one of the few people who still haven’t bought your tickets yet to see Roy Ayers play Ryde

Thursday, 20th December, 2007 12:54pm

By Sally Perry

Rockin On Heavens Door

Rockin On Heavens Door

You may’ve seen the posters, you may’ve heard the buzz, and later this month it’ll be here on the Isle of Wight. ‘Rockin on Heavens Door’ has been on tour for the last ten years,

Monday, 17th December, 2007 5:17pm

By Sally Perry

Wireless Eves-Dropper Arrested

Wireless Eves-Dropper Arrested

Here’s a weird one. A 42-year-old Sandown man was arrested on suspicion of gaining unauthorised access to computers last week. He was parked between 11.30pm Tuesday 4th December and 00.20am Wednesday 5th December, in an

Monday, 17th December, 2007 4:09pm

By Simon Perry

Brading Geocaching Game Tomorrow

Brading Geocaching Game Tomorrow

Matthew Chatfield, editor of award-winning Naturenet, regular restaurant reviewer on Matt & Cat’s Isle of Wight eating out guide, Parks and Countryside Manager for the Isle of Wight Council and occasional poster to the

Monday, 17th December, 2007 3:12pm

By Simon Perry

Wight Trash Christmas Party

Wight Trash Christmas Party

Saturday night At Sandown Holiday Park sees the return of the Wight Trash Christmas Party. It’s going to be a night of electric heaven with vinyl pleasure being delivered by from ElectroMagnetic Workshop, Cooley Haste,

Friday, 14th December, 2007 10:59am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Amen Boogie Blues Band Support Who’s Who

Amen Boogie Blues Band Support Who’s Who

If you haven’t made plans for Saturday night yet, news just in that supprting Who’s Who at Ryde Theatre will be Island Bluesters, the Amen Boogie Blues Band. The Who tribute band are tipped as

Friday, 14th December, 2007 10:41am

By Sally Perry

Patsy’s Reunion Tonight

Patsy’s Reunion Tonight

Relive those sweaty nights from yesteryear at the Patsy’s Christmas Bash tonight at Ryde Theatre. Check out their MySpace for more info. 9pm-2am and only £3 to get in.

Friday, 14th December, 2007 10:30am

By Sally Perry

Roy Ayers Comes To The Island

Roy Ayers Comes To The Island

If you’re looking for a great Christmas present for someone you love, why not buy them a ticket to see Roy Ayers Ubiquity play Ryde Theatre on 23rd December? Unlike the usual gigs, there is

Tuesday, 11th December, 2007 8:32pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby: Review

Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby: Review

Friday 7th December saw Acoustics at the Altar present Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby on the final leg of their UK tour. Brian and Cathryn have built a fantastic reputation throughout the UK Folk

Tuesday, 11th December, 2007 6:11pm

By Cora Wade with 2 readers' comments