Weston Manor “Up For Sale”

Weston Manor “Up For Sale”

We went along to a meeting last night in Freshwater where the future use of Weston Manor was being discussed. There’s a fair bit to report from it, which we’ll pick up later in the

Wednesday, 19th March, 2008 10:26am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Weston Manor: The Background: Podcast Part 1/3

Weston Manor: The Background: Podcast Part 1/3

In the middle of January we took ourselves over to the West of Wight to see Chris & Hilary Jarman in Freshwater. They, and a number of other West Wight residents, were becoming ever-more concerned

Monday, 17th March, 2008 6:19pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Weston Manor Public Meeting

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Cancelled due to bad weather conditions. Those who have been following the saga of Weston Manor and The Real World Trust’s attempt to convert the wonderful Grade II listed building into a drink and drug

Tuesday, 4th March, 2008 4:30pm

By Rachael Brooks with 5 readers' comments

Artist’s ‘Gifts to Nature’: New Donation Boxes

Artist’s ‘Gifts to Nature’: New Donation Boxes

We hear from Island 2000 (thanks Hannah) that a week on Saturday at Dimbola Lodge, there will be a new range of unique and specially commissioned donation boxes on display to the public. Six artists;

Tuesday, 26th February, 2008 1:54pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

To the Lighthouse (And Back)

To the Lighthouse (And Back)

As usual, there’s another great exhibition just started over at Dimbola Lodge. Titled To the Lighthouse (And Back), it’s a collection of monochrome images by Steven Burrows which were used to help launch the arts

Wednesday, 6th February, 2008 5:35pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Look me up, Look me down: Annie Leonard Exhibition Finishes Sunday

Look me up, Look me down: Annie Leonard Exhibition Finishes Sunday

Don’t forget that local lass Annie Leonard’s photographic exhibition finishes this Sunday. Titled, ‘Look me up, Look me down’, the exhibition of 35 prints, is being held upstairs at Dimbola Lodge. We popped along last

Friday, 1st February, 2008 2:23pm

By Sally Perry

Annie Leonard Silver Award Exhibition

Annie Leonard Silver Award Exhibition

News reaches us this week that as part of her Arts Award, 14 year old Ventnor lass, Annie Leonard, 14, has an exhibition of her photographic work at Dimbola Lodge in Freshwater Bay starting

Monday, 21st January, 2008 11:11am

By Sally Perry with one comment

200+ Turn Out for Totland School Demo

200+ turn out for school closure demo in Totland according to the police we spoke to there. Interviews and pics to

Saturday, 19th January, 2008 2:59pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

The Photography of Lewis Carroll

The Photography of Lewis Carroll

If you haven’t been to Dimbola Lodge recently, we’d recommend that you pop along at some point in the next two weeks. On show at the moment is a great exhibition of photos taken by

Thursday, 17th January, 2008 11:01am

By Sally Perry

Walk the Wight 08: Updated

Walk the Wight 08: Updated

The Walk the Wight event has grown year on year – even with less-than-idea weather last year, over 5,000 turned out – and this year it’s coming around on Sunday 18th May. Depending on the

Tuesday, 15th January, 2008 8:56am

By Simon Perry

Local Author To Appear At Freshwater Library

A FASCINATING talk on the history of the Isle of Wight will be given at Freshwater Library in

Wednesday, 31st October, 2007 11:15am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment