Isle of Wight Pride announce committee and launch event

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Isle of Wight now has a formal committee and have planned a launch event for 10th February in Ryde. All are welcome to join the party and find out more about how they can help with the main event in July.

Thursday, 12th January, 2017 8:41am

By Matthew Bundy with 3 readers' comments

Quay Arts hosts something interesting every night of the week. What do you fancy?

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Gone are the days of the venue closing its doors at 5pm. These days there's food, live music, theatre, comedy, film and more on every night of the week. Check out what's coming up and see what takes your fancy.

Monday, 31st October, 2016 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Open Mic Comedy at Quay Arts cancelled

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We could all do with a good laugh and next Friday a new monthly open mic comedy night returns to Quay Arts in Newport. Make plans now - the first event is free!

Friday, 21st October, 2016 8:01am

By Nigel Walsh

Quay Arts: Check out their fantastic new season of events


The new season of events at Quay Arts in Newport is fantastic and offers something for everyone, whatever your taste in music, art, film and comedy.

Saturday, 1st October, 2016 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Open Mic Comedy returns to Quay Arts


We could all do with a good laugh and from October a new monthly open mic comedy night could mean you'll be in stitches at least once a month! Make plans now and keep the date free.

Monday, 22nd August, 2016 5:47pm

By Nigel Walsh

Bane is one show you definitely should not miss at Ventnor Fringe

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Joe Bone’s performance as 50’s American gunslinger, Bruce Bane, is really worth heading to Ventnor for this weekend. You won't be disappointed.

Friday, 12th August, 2016 7:32pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Lots of laughter at the Ventnor Fringe Long Room

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We can all do with a good laugh every now and then, so why not head to the Long Room at the Winter Gardens over the next few days. I Hooky and Navy Knickers and Nicked TVs are just two shows that should have you chortling with laughter.

Thursday, 11th August, 2016 12:26pm

By Sally Perry

Parkside Comedy: Two nights of giggling, guffawing and snorting

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Head to Ventnor Park next week on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and the comedians and musical talents on show will have you giggling, guffawing and snorting through sets, skits and songs.

Thursday, 4th August, 2016 3:21pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe: Artists from around the world head to the Isle of Wight

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Ventnor is about to become a vibrant hub of creativity and culture as Fringe Festival returns for its seventh year. There's a huge variety of shows, offering something for everyone.

Monday, 1st August, 2016 6:30pm

By Jack Whitewood

Rhythmtree Festival now in full swing. What are you waiting for?

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Day tickets available for those who want to dip in on Saturday or Sunday. It really is one of our favourite festivals.

Saturday, 16th July, 2016 9:46am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Gay Men’s Chorus host ‘Life’s a Drag!’ fundraiser

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Tickets are selling fast for this special evening of Cabaret and song being hosted by Isle of Wight Gay Men’s Chorus and raising money for the Breakout Youth Project, which provides an invaluable service to LGBTQ young people.

Tuesday, 5th July, 2016 10:55am

By Matthew Bundy with 11 readers' comments

Ryde Arts Festival 2016 in full swing – what will you see?

Ryde Arts Festival

Today (Saturday) offers a great range of events taking place as part of the 2016 Ryde Arts Festival.

Saturday, 25th June, 2016 10:34am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments