Bestival 2016: Head to The Amphitheatre for off-the-wall entertainment

Bestival Amphitheatre

The Amphitheatre is one of our favourite places at Bestival. There's always such a great variety of spoken word, comedy, theatre and downright silliness, all neatly tucked away under the canopy of the luscious forest.

Friday, 3rd June, 2016 3:10pm

By Aidan Byrne with one comment

Quay Arts Centre announce new man at the helm

Quay Arts QuayHolders Scheme

We reckon it's a great choice and look forward to exciting times ahead.

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 5:11pm

By Tayla Smith with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight has ‘hot water and cutlery’ shock

julian clary

Comedian Julian Clary poked gentle fun at the Isle of Wight over the weekend when he performed to a sell-out audience at Shanklin Theatre.

Tuesday, 10th May, 2016 3:32pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor International Festival: Fully-programmed extension to Ventnor Fringe Festival

Stealing sheep - Not Real

Well done to the Ventnor Fringe team who have announced today they are set to expand the festival with the introduction of the fully-programmed Ventnor International Festival.

Monday, 22nd February, 2016 4:39pm

By Jack Whitewood

Need a good laugh? Join Arthur Smith in Ventnor this weekend

Arthur Smith

Will Andrew Turner MP or Simi the Tiger make it into Arthur Smith's act this Saturday at the Ventnor Winter Gardens? Last few seats available so book now to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 7th October, 2015 12:10pm

By Sally Perry

Arthur Smith will be ‘At Your Service’ (next month in Ventnor)

Arthur Smith

The organisers of the Isle of Arts Festival are putting on a treat for Islanders who love great comedy next month. The legendary Arthur Smith will be coming to the Winter Gardens.

Wednesday, 16th September, 2015 9:28pm

By Feature Writer

Have you seen the Pythonesque animated postcards of the Isle of Wight?

Floating Bridge Cowes - Animated Postcard :

If you're a fan of Monty Python you'll love this collection of animated Isle of Wight postcards.

Monday, 2nd June, 2014 1:17pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Three cheers for the 2014 Isle of Arts Festival

Isle of Arts signs :

Huge congratulations should go to all involved with the 2014 Isle of Arts Festival. Take a moment to help the organisers, by completing their online survey.

Monday, 12th May, 2014 11:04am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Riotous Rich Hall returns to Isle of Arts Festival

Rich Hall:

Rich Hall had the audience in the fits of laughter from the off when he opened the very first Isle of Arts Festival three years ago. Make sure you book now before tickets sell out.

Friday, 18th April, 2014 2:21pm

By Janneke Oxley

Want to know what’s inside comedian Sean Hughes’ head?

Last Friday we sent Dom Kureen down to Quay Arts to see what he thought of comedian Sean Hughes' Penguins tour.

Tuesday, 8th April, 2014 6:11pm

By Dom Kureen

How Robin Ince’s dark thoughts captured the audience at Quay Arts

Robin Ince :

We sent Dom Kureen along to Quay Arts last Friday to see comedian Robin Ince perform his latest show, ‘In and Out’. Find out what he thought about it.

Wednesday, 26th March, 2014 10:33am

By Dom Kureen

Lucy Porter: ‘Thanks, you’ve been an… interesting audience!’

Lucy Porter

What should've been a great night's entertainment at Quay Arts was sorely marred by some 'intoxicated antagonists'.

Monday, 10th February, 2014 5:10pm

By Dom Kureen with 8 readers' comments