Ryde, Isle of Wight

Ryde is known as ‘the Gateway to the Isle of Wight’ due to its Victorian pier where the Wightlink passenger ferry arrives. Hovertravel’s Hover also has a terminal here.

Ryde from the seaThe shopping in Ryde is well-renowned with lots of independent shops.

Ryde has very large, shallow beaches and parks to match, making it a popular destination during the summer.

It’s also the largest conurbation on the Isle of Wight.

Below are the article OnTheWight have published about it:

Jacuna Play Liquid Lounge

Jacuna Play Liquid Lounge

The Development Suite at The Liquid Lounge presents Jacuna tonight. We know they’ve lots of fans out there, so if you fancy a cheap night, listening to one of your favourite bands play live, head

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 3:13pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres (Including Ventnor Winter Gardens)

When I received a press release last week from the Council with the title “Summer Of Fun At Island’s Theatres “, I thought, “Brilliant, extra publicity for the Winter Gardens”. I started reading the press

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 1:00pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Happy Feet & Beer and Rap Presents …

Happy Feet & Beer and Rap Presents …

This Thursday start the weekend early and head up to the Balcony in Ryde (I don’t say that often) for a night of hip hip, scratching and rap. In association with ‘Beer and Rap Presents’,

Wednesday, 8th August, 2007 8:30am

By Sally Perry

UK Guns N’ Roses @ Ryde Theatre

UK Guns N’ Roses @ Ryde Theatre

Ryde Theatre plays host this coming Saturday to one of the best and most loved Guns N’ Roses tribute bands in the UK. Not really my scene, but I’m sure there will be plenty

Monday, 6th August, 2007 2:32pm

By Sally Perry

Fatal And The Elusive Project Play TDS

Fatal And The Elusive Project Play TDS

The Development Suite at The Liquid Lounge brings us something very special this Sunday. First up on are The Elusive Project (not pictured). You might not’ve heard of them yet as they are a

Thursday, 2nd August, 2007 8:06pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Ex Kody Acoustic Action

Ex Kody Acoustic Action

If there are any Kody fans out there still crying into their pint glasses since the band broke up earlier this year, pass them a tissue to wipe those tears away right now. For Gareth

Wednesday, 1st August, 2007 1:08pm

By Sally Perry

Bestival Bands Competition Review: Part Five

Bestival Bands Competition Review: Part Five

Clearly you will have already read parts one, two, three and four of my Bestival Island Bands and DJ Competition. Here’s my final instalment, hope you’ve enjoyed reading the review as much as I

Tuesday, 31st July, 2007 5:36pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Chancers Support The New Mastersounds

Chancers Support The New Mastersounds

Another of our favourite Island bands, The Chancers have been busy in an underground Ventnor studio for the last couple of days, hopefully laying down some kickass tunes for us to delight in. It’s

Tuesday, 31st July, 2007 4:22pm

By Sally Perry

Becky Entwistle & Puzzle Muteson: Review

Becky Entwistle & Puzzle Muteson: Review

It has been nearly a year since I last saw Puzzle Muteson play at The Liquid Lounge. With the little’un away and no need for a babysitter, when I saw that he was going

Tuesday, 31st July, 2007 1:03pm

By Sally Perry

Bestival Bands Competition Review: Part Four

Bestival Bands Competition Review: Part Four

If you’ve missed parts one, two or three of my review of the Bestival Island Bands and DJs Competition, follow the links to catch up. Another surprise to hit the stage was one of VentnorBlog’s

Monday, 30th July, 2007 12:39pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Patsy’s Revival Review

We popped along to Patsy’s at Ryde Theatre on Friday night. Although the numbers were down on last time (probably due to being the end of the month), they have the makings for a

Monday, 30th July, 2007 11:25am

By Sally Perry

Friday night Action

Don’t forget the Patsy’s Summer Party tonight at Ryde Theatre. A cracking night is guaranteed as original Patsy’s DJs play new and classic house. If you’re not in the mood to dance your socks off

Friday, 27th July, 2007 5:52pm

By Sally Perry