Beaver Scouts Coffee Morning

Beaver Scouts Coffee Morning

A coffee morning in Shanklin on Saturday 9th August aims to raise much needed cash for the 1st Wootton Beaver Scouts. It all takes place at 4 Firtree Close in Shanklin, which you can find

Monday, 28th July, 2008 4:53pm

By Rachael Brooks

Earl Mountbatten Hospice Gig: International Soprano Minjou sings Puccini to Gershwin

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Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has had to be cancelled. If you’re planning to celebrate Round the Island Race this year, what better way to end the day than sat listening to world

Thursday, 12th June, 2008 8:00am

By Sally Perry

Jack Whitewood Interview: The Asphodel Fields and Invent Theatre

Jack Whitewood Interview: The Asphodel Fields and Invent Theatre

Alex Welsford interviewed Jack Whitewood today about his play on Saturday, The Asphodel Fields, and the Invent theatre company. The premise for the Asphodel Fields sound fascinating. The play is told from perspective of a

Friday, 30th May, 2008 10:38am

By Simon Perry

Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets

Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets

With less than a week to go until the first performance from the Invent Theatre group (a youth theatre organisation set up by Ventnor lad, Jack Whitewood), it’s time to get your tickets before

Tuesday, 27th May, 2008 1:45pm

By Rachael Brooks

The Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets Now

The Asphodel Fields: Get Your Tickets Now

Regular readers of VentnorBlog will know all about the Invent Theatre Group, a community youth theatre group, which was established at the end of last year. In a couple of weeks time, the group, which

Friday, 16th May, 2008 2:13pm

By Sally Perry

‘Iolanthe’ By The Island Savoyards

‘Iolanthe’ By The Island Savoyards

Tomorrow night sees the first performance of The Island Savoyards’ Iolanthe at Shanklin Theatre. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, get onto the box office pronto by calling 01983 868000. Performances take place between each

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 10:11am

By Rachael Brooks

Small Hope Beach Market

Small Hope Beach Market

A new market place for local produce and local products will be launching at the end of May. The location for this wonderful new opportunity is Small Hope Beach in Shanklin. Local artist, Ruby, has been

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2008 10:23am

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

‘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

Big Wight – Isle of Wight MTB Festival

Big Wight – Isle of Wight MTB Festival

The Big Wight is the new name for the Wight Diamond Challenge/Festival which is held each year at Ninham Holiday Camp in Shanklin. The festival takes place over 23-26 May and whether you live on

Thursday, 6th March, 2008 12:43pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Save Our Schools: March in Silence

Save Our Schools: March in Silence

Don’t forget that there is a Save Our Schools march planned for 2.30pm in Shanklin tomorrow. Read below for new information regarding marching in silence. Organisers have asked that anyone hoping to attend take banners

Friday, 8th February, 2008 3:40pm

By Sally Perry

Save Our Schools March: Shanklin

Save Our Schools March: Shanklin

We see on the Save IOW Schools website today that another schools rally is planned for this coming Saturday. It take place in Shanklin, David Pugh’s ward and you can check their website for all

Monday, 4th February, 2008 2:40pm

By Sally Perry