World class ballet returns to the Isle of Wight this week

balletworks

BalletWorks promise a treat and a half this week when they return to Medina Theatre with dancers from Stuttgart Ballet. All in aid of Mountbatten so book now to support this fantastic event.

Thursday, 25th July, 2019 4:06pm

By Feature Writer

Ventnor Fringe Festival shows starting to sell out. Don’t miss out, book now

Gerard Harris on stage

There are 150 performances of over 90 shows to choose from at this year’s Ventnor Fringe Festival, many are selling out, so snap yours up quickly to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 8:56am

By Sally Perry

Last call for Ventnor Fringe Festival volunteers: Give a few hours and become part of the VFringe family

people in large circle at ventnor fringe festival

If you have some spare time, why not get involved? As previous a volunteer says, you’ll meet some of the kindest and most talented people you could imagine, all in this most amazing town.

Sunday, 21st July, 2019 9:41am

By Sally Perry

World class ballet returns to the Isle of Wight

balletworks on grass

BalletWorks promise a treat and a half at the end of July when they return to Medina Theatre with dancers from Stuttgart Ballet. All in aid of Mountbatten so book now to support this fantastic event.

Friday, 12th July, 2019 4:27pm

By Feature Writer

What not to miss at Ventnor Fringe Festival’s tenth anniversary

champs by hollie fernando

There are loads of free things to see and do during the Ventnor Fringe, but in the meantime some ticketed shows are starting to get close to selling out, so here's a round-up of some of the best shows to see.

Sunday, 30th June, 2019 10:46am

By Sally Perry

Festival success for Izzie and Daisy’s Mamma Mia tribute act

Izzie Norsworthy and Daisy Johnson performing at the Festival

With less than a week's notice these college students performed their Mamma Mia tribute act at Isle of Wight Festival.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 8:42am

By Sally Perry

Last chance to register for Ventnor Fringe

ventnor fringe festival side of container in harbourside

If you're hoping to perform at this year's Ventnor Fringe Festival (celebrating its tenth anniversary), you'll need to register by midnight tomorrow (30th April).

Monday, 29th April, 2019 1:13pm

By Sally Perry

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

Find out about Network Ryde services and see alcohol misuse exhibition

Ryde’s Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) exhibition launch

The Open Day is a chance to pop in to 147 to see what Network Ryde offers and learn more about how they support young people, as well as see the excellent alcohol misuse exhibition.

Monday, 25th February, 2019 6:58am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Gothic Circus: Book now for Dark Victorian and Steampunk Festival

party goers

Be transported away from the humdrum of everyday life, as the Isle of Wight Gothic Circus Festival offers three days and nights of all that is great about steampunk and gothic entertainment. Fun for all the family.

Friday, 22nd February, 2019 7:18pm

By Feature Writer

Another Isle of Wight school has success at Rock Challenge Awards

Medina College pupils dancing at rock challenge

As well as seeing a "Premier Showcase" from Ryde Academy, the team from Medina College came home with many awards.

Thursday, 14th February, 2019 8:35am

By Sally Perry

Host of awards for Isle of Wight school at 2019 Rock Challenge®

Christ the King College pupils at Rock Challenge

Congratulations to pupils, teachers and parents as this Isle of Wight secondary school picked up a host of awards at last night's 2019 Rock Challenge®.

Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 8:32am

By Sally Perry