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:

This Is Seb Clarke @ Ryde Theatre

Kicking off the Scooter weekend at Ryde Theatre tonight are twelve piece soul-punk band, This Is Seb Clarke. Check out the video below to get an idea of what they’re like. The footage is

Friday, 24th August, 2007 4:42pm

By Sally Perry

The Bees Beach Soccer Team Win National Championship

The Bees Beach Soccer Team Win National Championship

Well done to Island beach soccer team, The Bees, who once again have managed to take the title in the English Super Final as National club champions. They certainly made up for missing out on

Friday, 24th August, 2007 3:21pm

By Sally Perry

First Progression Session A Success

First Progression Session A Success

Well done to organisers of The Progression Sessions who held their first session last night at Ryde Theatre. We hear the gig went well, with The Chancers, Cooly Haste and Barnsy collaborating on stage and

Friday, 24th August, 2007 1:11pm

By Sally Perry

Progression Sessions: The Chancers & Cooly Haste

Progression Sessions: The Chancers & Cooly Haste

Don’t forget that the first of the new Progression Sessions kicks off tomorrow night at Ryde Theatre. These are weekly gigs for Island bands taking place at Ryde Theatre. It’ll cost you less than a

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2007 4:47pm

By Sally Perry

Hand to Hand Charity Gig

Hand to Hand Charity Gig

It’s been just over a year since Island lads, Justin and Des went out to Romania to help out at a children’s orphanage and about the same time since the very successful charity gig

Tuesday, 21st August, 2007 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Shindig Tonight: Don’t Forget

Shindig Tonight: Don’t Forget

It was postponed last month, but is back again tonight and promises a great lineup. And on that list are none other than Blank Beats, One Stone (new reggae/dub from some chancer), Carousel Era, I

Friday, 17th August, 2007 10:00am

By Sally Perry

The Chancers Support The New Mastersounds: Don’t Forget

The Chancers Support The New Mastersounds: Don’t Forget

Yes, don’t forget this Saturday night (18th), Island band, The Chancers will be supporting Leeds funksters, The New Mastersounds. I know that there will be lots going on on Saturday night (Ventnor Illuminated Carnival and

Thursday, 16th August, 2007 1:51pm

By Sally Perry

The Progression Sessions

The Progression Sessions

It might be the end of The Development Suite at The Liquid Lounge, but the promoters have their fingers in many pies. They pulled off something potentially bigger and better for Island bands and

Tuesday, 14th August, 2007 11:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

ICANDI Moves To The Venue

ICANDI Moves To The Venue

Those crazy kids at icandi are certainly pulling the rabbit out of the hat next month, when they take icandi on tour around the Island. If you want to be part of the action, you’ll

Tuesday, 14th August, 2007 9:44am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Shindig @ Ryde Theatre

Shindig @ Ryde Theatre

Following the recent last minute postponement of Shindig, we’re pleased to hear that Char is now back in the helm and raring to go. The night of great live bands and DJs with visuals has

Friday, 10th August, 2007 9:30am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

The Development Suite At Liquid Lounge: No More

The Development Suite At Liquid Lounge: No More

It’s very sad to hear that last nights gig at The Liquid Lounge may have been the last for The Development Suite at that particular venue. Despite the hard work, dedication and support from

Thursday, 9th August, 2007 3:19pm

By Sally Perry

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