Harp On Wight International returns this month

Poster illustration for Harp on Wight

Learn how to play a harp, learn how to make a harp, listen to world-class harpists or enjoy a harp-themed candlelit dinner. There's much to choose from at this year's Harp On Wight Festival.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 4:33pm

By Sally Perry

Find out more about plans for an Isle of Wight CoHousing Scheme at open event

cohousing scheme

There are plans for 20 affordable and various sized dwellings as part of a new CoHousing scheme on the Isle of Wight. Head to the open event to find out more.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 8:10am

By Sue Bailey with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Quay Arts to host ARTIST ROOMS: Vija Celmins

Artwork by Vija Celmins

This exhibition focuses on a large body of meticulously crafted prints exploring the surface of the ocean, the vastness of the night sky, the darkness of deep space and the intricacies of a spider's web.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 5:06pm

By Feature Writer

Ryde Arts returns with an annual programme showcasing creative activities and events

ryde arts festival launch

Over the summer and into the autumn, as part of Ryde Arts, you’ll be able to enjoy unique music events, art installations, theatre and poetry, as well as workshops, carnivals, films and more.

Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 4:37pm

By Feature Writer

HTP Apprenticeships can lead to an excellent career and provide a real alternative to university

HTP adviser and student

If you've just finished your GCSEs and are looking for an alternative to the academic route, you can start earning straight away through an Apprenticeship with the Island's only OFSTED Outstanding Apprenticeship provider. Details within.

Friday, 21st June, 2019 6:30pm

By Feature Writer

Serendipity Diamonds: Where you can buy ethical, conflict-free, 100% traceable Diamonds

CanadaMark Diamond

Serendipity Diamonds in Ryde offer fully traceable Diamonds, with the assurance of 100% ethical standards. Find out why their ethical Diamonds go way beyond conflict-free.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 6:15pm

By Feature Writer

Six great reasons to share your home with an international student on the Isle of Wight this year

students and host family sat at dinner table

Sharing your home with an international student can be an incredibly rewarding experience for everyone involved. Here are six great reasons to consider doing it yourself this year.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 5:29pm

By Feature Writer

Discover rare and beautiful plants you can’t find elsewhere at Eddington House Nursery

Eddington House Nursery

Don't settle for the same plants your neighbours have, seek out rare and beautiful plants Eddington House Nursery. It's a remarkable place well worth visiting all year round.

Thursday, 9th May, 2019 6:16pm

By Feature Writer

Stock up with firewood thanks to Chessell Woodyard’s May special

wood store

Chessell Woodyard have dropped their prices for firewood this month, so why not stock up now and you won’t get caught out on any unseasonably colder nights.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 6:12pm

By Feature Writer

The 2019 Royal Isle of Wight County Show has so much to offer for all the family

girl eating lollypop and pointing

The Royal Isle of Wight County Show is a fantastic showcase the very best of the Island’s rural economy from local food to gardening, craft and outdoor living. If you haven’t been for a few years, you’ll be surprised by how much it’s evolved.

Friday, 19th April, 2019 12:07pm

By Feature Writer

Eternity rings: Isle of Wight’s Serendipity Diamonds helps you express your love

Eternity-ring-mount-setting

Eternity Rings or Maternity Rings are the perfect way to express your everlasting love. Serendipity Diamonds on the Isle of Wight have a range of exceptional rings for every taste.

Wednesday, 17th April, 2019 5:31pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight Gothic Circus Festival: Two days and nights of mind bending fun!

magus utopia by bed

This family-run Isle of Wight festival offers two days of fun, with family-friendly circus shows, workshops, live music, mechanical monsters, knights with flaming swords, an over 18s burlesque cabaret show and more! Book now to avoid disappointment.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 3:51pm

By Feature Writer