From the four corners of the diamond

We appreciate that some readers are only interested in news from certain parts of the Isle of Wight. Luckily, we’ve been geographically marking all our stories for many years.

Simply choose one of the five categories; Central; North; East; South or West to find news in your area and don’t forget that if you have something to share, do get in touch.

Singing and Swinging

Singing and Swinging

If swinging is your thing, then this event organised by the Friends of Brading Roman Villa should be right up your street. But you can forget about dropping your car keys into a bowl on

Wednesday, 4th June, 2008 12:15pm

By Sally Perry

Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution: – A Review

Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution: – A Review

Many thanks to Keith Wolton our ticket competition winner for sending in this review of Saturday night’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution. If you went along, why not share your experience with our readers too?

Wednesday, 4th June, 2008 8:32am

By Keith Wolton with 2 readers' comments

RockPool: Review

RockPool: Review

We weren’t able to get along to the recent RockPool event at the Ventnor Winter Gardens, but were pleased to see that fellow Blogger, WightEye did. It seems that our friend in Cowes is a

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 3:09pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Livingstone’s Reunion: The Revenge

Livingstone’s Reunion: The Revenge

Livingstone’s Nightclub was well before our time, but we’ve heard many a story from the old days and even managed to find some video on YouTube (see below). This Friday night, the Livingstone’s crew return

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 3:01pm

By Naomi Sondergaard

All Shook Up: 50s Rock and Roll Band

All Shook Up: 50s Rock and Roll Band

All Shook Up thinks that a live band should be more than just pleasing to the ear. That’s why with four men dress in colourful tailored suits. With their shiny “Gretsch” guitars they’ll be

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 2:24pm

By Naomi Sondergaard

Gonzo Moose: You Don’t Need to Know That: Ticket Specials

Gonzo Moose: You Don’t Need to Know That: Ticket Specials

If you’re looking for something to do this Saturday night, don;t forget that Quay Arts will be playing host to Gonzo Moose: You Don’t Need to Know That. This exhilarating collision of comedy, drama, slapstick

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 2:01pm

By Marian Covington

The Faust Cycle: The Podcasts: Introduction

The Faust Cycle: The Podcasts: Introduction

Last week the Faust Cycle course was run at Quay Arts by Ergo Phizmiz and Jack Phoenix. Over the three day event those attending had the chance to experiment with sound – creating a

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 10:33am

By Simon Perry

Ventnor Cricket Club: Results and Fixtures

IT’S WIN NUMBER FIVE FOR VENTNOR BUT ROWLEDGE STILL TOP Ventnor maintained their terrific start to the season with a fifth consecutive victory in Division 2 of the Southern Electric Premier League on Saturday.

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008 9:13am

By Graeme Burnett

Art, Architecture and the Island Landscape: A Talk

Art, Architecture and the Island Landscape: A Talk

Next Tuesday evening, Dr Robin McInnes OBE will presenting an illustrated lecture at the Ventnor Winter Gardens, entitled ‘Art, Architecture and the Island Landscape’. In aid of the Ventnor Enhancement Fund, the lecture will describe

Monday, 2nd June, 2008 5:20pm

By Sally Perry

St Catherine’s Charity Shop

St Catherine’s Charity Shop

At the end of the month, some further education learners from St Catherine’s School in Ventnor will be running a charity shop on the High Street for two weeks (in the empty shop next

Monday, 2nd June, 2008 5:05pm

By Kim Fry with 2 readers' comments

Frozen: Theatre @ Quay

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UPDATE: This event has now been cancelled. Don’t miss some thought-provoking theatre at Quay Arts this month with Bryony Lavery’s Frozen. A challenging, moving and witty piece which dares to examine not just the emotional

Monday, 2nd June, 2008 4:59pm

By Marian Covington

Lil’ Wight Lies Play Ventnor Bandstand

Lil’ Wight Lies Play Ventnor Bandstand

More bands step forward to take the opportunity of using the Ventnor Bandstand this summer. Following the first gig yesterday by Electro Magnetic Workshop, Lil’ Wight Lies have been touch to let us know that

Monday, 2nd June, 2008 4:51pm

By Rachael Brooks with 4 readers' comments