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:

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

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

Making Waves Tonight At Ryde

Making Waves Tonight At Ryde

Hey, don’t forget to show your support for organisers of Making Waves tonight, as it launches at Ryde Theatre. The original lineup for the night included the fantastically happy Wild Oats and the lovely Emily

Thursday, 3rd April, 2008 10:01am

By Sally Perry

Don’t Forget Ticket Comp Noon-1pm

Don’t Forget Ticket Comp Noon-1pm

Yes folks, don’t forget between noon and 1pm today is your chance to possibly bag yourselves a pair of tickets for the Soul II Soul gig this Friday. It’s that simple, between midday and 1pm

Wednesday, 2nd April, 2008 11:51am

By Sally Perry

Soul II Soul: Win A Pair Of Tickets On VentnorBlog

Soul II Soul: Win A Pair Of Tickets On VentnorBlog

One of the most influential bands of the late 1980s/early 1990s will be gracing our shores this Friday, as Jazzie B and Soul II Soul take to the stage at Ryde Theatre. Soul II Soul

Tuesday, 1st April, 2008 5:54pm

By Sal and Simon with one comment

Shoom Forest Party

Shoom Forest Party

The Shoom lads will be back at Ryde Theatre in April and are intending to make it the best one yet. They haven’t revealed the DJ lineup yet, but judging by past experience, you can

Monday, 31st March, 2008 5:33pm

By Sally Perry

Making Waves To Ryde

Making Waves To Ryde

If you’re starting to plan your next weekend already, don’t forget to kick start it with a trip to Ryde Theatre on Thursday night. To launch the Making Waves sessions, on the bill are the

Monday, 31st March, 2008 2:08pm

By Sally Perry

PJ Wright Tonight

PJ Wright Tonight

There’s so much going on tonight – something for everybody and we’ll be reminding you of everything as the day goes on. First up, don’t forget that tonight sees the return of Acoustics at The

Friday, 28th March, 2008 7:12am

By Sally Perry

Lady Onna: Queen Of Latex

Lady Onna: Queen Of Latex

We all know that there’s a wide and diverse talent living on the Wight, but did you know how diverse? The Southern Daily Echo has a piece (heck they even had her on the cover)

Thursday, 27th March, 2008 7:06pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Bastila and Goodbye Stereo Join Air Traffic

Bastila and Goodbye Stereo Join Air Traffic

The gorgeous Bournemouth boys Air Traffic are coming to the Wight next month. But they’ll not be alone, Ventnor lads done good, Bastila will be joining them on the lineup as well as up-and-coming Islanders,

Thursday, 27th March, 2008 12:57pm

By Sally Perry with one comment