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.

Making Waves: Top Music Tonight Update

Making Waves:  Top Music Tonight Update

Don’t forget that Making Waves is back on at Ryde Theatre tonight. Three great bands for just £3. As part of the Making Waves season at Ryde Theatre, all bands will be recorded and interviewed

Thursday, 17th April, 2008 12:06pm

By Sally Perry

Jazz Funk Gig

Jazz Funk Gig

Jazz Funkers listen up, because it’s not often we get JF gigs on the Wight. This Thursday night at the Wight Rock Bar (which is a lovely little venue just up the road from Ryde

Wednesday, 16th April, 2008 10:58am

By Sally Perry

The Asphodel Fields: Invent Theatre Production

The Asphodel Fields: Invent Theatre Production

Invent Theatre is pleased to release our first synopsis for our forthcoming production. With rehearsals now well underway we are able to provide you with an idea of what the performance will be like.

Wednesday, 16th April, 2008 10:43am

By Jack Whitewood with 2 readers' comments

Making Waves: Cozy Flashbak, Ladykillers, Wilfy Williams

Making Waves: Cozy Flashbak, Ladykillers, Wilfy Williams

Making Waves is back again this week and this time features old favourites Cozy Flashbak. They’ve been getting some good airplay on IW Radio recently and have a loyal following on the Island. Also up,

Tuesday, 15th April, 2008 12:56pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Town centre managers spearhead project to smarten up Ryde Interchange

RYDE’S town centre managers have spearheaded a community project to smarten up the town’s bus and rail interchange.

Friday, 11th April, 2008 3:05pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

‘Iolanthe’: Island Savoyards Latest Show

‘Iolanthe’: Island Savoyards Latest Show

If you are a fan of Gilbert and Sullivan then make sure you grab tickets for this event. At the end of the month, 126 years after it was first produced at the Savoy Theatre

Thursday, 10th April, 2008 12:00pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Making Waves: Cosmic Sandwich, Underling, Fuzzy Digitz and The Soul Lounge Funk Allstars

Making Waves: Cosmic Sandwich, Underling, Fuzzy Digitz and The Soul Lounge Funk Allstars

The trend has begun, let’s hope it continues. Another mainland band has chosen the Wight as part of their UK tour. This time it’s a hip hop number from Scotland called Underling. We know

Wednesday, 9th April, 2008 10:38am

By Sally Perry

Air Traffic: Check Out The Vids

Air Traffic: Check Out The Vids

We’ve mentioned a few times already about the forthcoming Air Traffic gig at Ryde Theatre. And the fact that they’ll be supported by the rather excellent Goodbye Stereo and Bastila. Well you can now try before

Wednesday, 9th April, 2008 9:46am

By Sally Perry with one comment

BECOME A FRIEND OF DINOSAUR ISLE

A NEW GROUP is being formed to support one of the Island’s most popular tourist attractions.

Monday, 7th April, 2008 4:37pm

By IW Council Press Office

Bastila and Goodbye Stereo Support Air Traffic

Bastila and Goodbye Stereo Support Air Traffic

Whilst you’ve got your diaries out, make sure you get this one pencilled in. Coming up in a couple of weeks time, Air Traffic, a Bournemouth based band will be on the Wight at

Monday, 7th April, 2008 4:33pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Soul II Soul: Last Chance To Book Tickets in Advance

Soul II Soul: Last Chance To Book Tickets in Advance

There are just a few more hours before it’s too late to buy your tickets in advance for tonight’s gig, saving yourself £3. Let’s show one of the UK’s most influential group of musicians that

Friday, 4th April, 2008 11:40am

By Sally Perry

Soul II Soul: A Message From Pinkie Beige

Soul II Soul: A Message From Pinkie Beige

It’s certainly a day for the lovely ladies on VentnorBlog. Well done again to Becky, who picked up two tickets yesterday to see Soul II Soul on Friday at Ryde Theatre (have you got your

Thursday, 3rd April, 2008 10:10am

By Sally Perry