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

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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

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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

MyCharleston go Pier to Pier along the South coast

Pier to Pier dancers

MyCharleston dancers are toe tapping their way around some of the south coast’s most iconic landmarks, including Sandown Pier on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 4th October, 2018 3:56pm

By Elena Collins

Ventnor Fringe Festival: Moves to new dates for 2019

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The new dates will ensure that Ventnor Fringe Festival does not clash with any other festivals taking place at the same time and will mean that performers going to Edinburgh can preview their shows on the Island beforehand.

Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 5:07pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Fringe 2018: What will you discover?

Ventnor Carnival Tobias Penner

The Ventnor Fringe Festival is undoubtedly one of our favourite festivals of the year. Set in a wide variety of unusual venues across this creative and quirky town there are 70 shows to choose from this year. Providing something for everyone!

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 6:59pm

By Jack Whitewood

World class ballet returns to the Isle of Wight again in July

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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.

Saturday, 30th June, 2018 9:33am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight visit by CEO of Arts Council England during Mardi Gras

Darren Henley cropped colour photo 2017

The top man at Arts Council England will be heading to the Isle of Wight at the end of the month for the New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras in Ryde.

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 5:48pm

By Chris Slann with one comment

Isle of Wight’s Samphire Dance Company take part in worldwide dance event

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The Dance Company recently took part in a project to bring together people from all walks of life and from all around the world through dance. Captured on film by Paul Windridge.

Saturday, 12th May, 2018 1:48pm

By Sally Perry

Ryde Arts Festival have a very special launch event planned

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The launch event of the 2017 Ryde Arts Festival features the private view of an exhibition, a performance from dancer, Sophie Wintersgill, alongside live music from a string quartet, as well as the re-creation of the ‘Smashing Performance’ shown at the Saatchi Gallery by Sue Pareskeva.

Wednesday, 28th June, 2017 6:26pm

By Sally Perry