Buy a Quay Arts T-Shirt and help support The Arts on the Isle of Wight

Show your support for Quay Arts and the work they do within the Isle of Wight arts community by buying a T-shirt today

Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 4:07pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Wight Trash adapt Matt Hancock’s slogan to ‘Where the Isle of Wight rolls, Britain follows’ for new T-shirts

rolls wight trash t-shirt - matt hancock slogan

Matt Hancock may have said Where the Isle of Wight goes, Britain follows, but IW skateboarding brand prefer this version. Pre-order yours today and a percentage goes to a new charity set-up to help local community groups

Friday, 8th May, 2020 2:49pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

‘Where the Isle of Wight leads, Britain follows’ Hancock quote T-shirts already available – Money goes to new youth project, Brave Island

The T Shirts being worn by male and female models

Matt Hancock saying “Where the Isle of Wight leads, Britain follows” to the nation was somewhat surprising. Now it’s on a T-shirt! Wear it with pride and have a warm fuzzy feeling as all proceeds go towards a new youth programme called Brave Island

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 10:12am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

This set of photos merge old and new festivals in one pic. Historic festival prices too

1960s Isle Of Wight

Some clever clogs has combined old festival photos with new in single composite pics. Not only that, there's a set of numbers that show how much festival ticket prices have risen over the years.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 1:00pm

By Sally Perry

Share your Isle of Wight punk memorabilia for major exhibition

PUNK call out

If you have any posters, pins, photos, artefacts or anything related to punk on the Island and its legacy that you'd like to loan as part of our punk exhibition, then get in touch with Quay Arts.

Friday, 7th September, 2018 6:58pm

By Georgia Newman with 5 readers' comments

Just Seventeen’s 1986 Isle of Wight spread: Do you recognise anyone in the photos?

just 17 i spy isle of wight

Did Donna become a model? Did Lisa make it to Africa? Does Edward still like "interesting girls, ones who've got something to say"? Help us identify these young Islanders from 30+ years ago who appeared in the 1986 Just Seventeen double page spread.

Friday, 30th March, 2018 5:53pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Rocket Fuel: Don’t miss Isle of Wight youth mag launch on Saturday night

furthermore at kashmir

Over 60 young people have been involved with the creation of a new youth magazine and Website, Rocket Fuel. It will carry features, poetry, interviews, fashion, art and upcoming events, as well as commenting on life as an Island teenager.

Thursday, 7th April, 2016 6:58pm

By David McGregor

Rocket Fuel mag: Youth, arts, music, culture and fashion magazine coming soon!

rocket fuel

Next month sees the launch of a new hub for youth, arts, music, photography, culture and fashion. It's called ROCKET FUEL and it's going to be explosive!

Thursday, 31st March, 2016 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

David Bowie’s first EVER performance was on the Isle of Wight – as a scout

david bowie at scout camp on the isle of wight in 1958 -

David Bowie gave both his first and last UK performance on the Isle of Wight and also spent time in Ventnor in the mid-60s playing at the Ventnor Winter Gardens.

Tuesday, 12th January, 2016 11:59am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Want to know how to wear trainers and look great? This Islander can help

en brogue the trainers guide

Hannah Rochell, who has an eye for fashion and styling, publishes her second book in the En Brogue series. Not just for fashionistas, Hannah shares her knowledge and style tips on how you can wear trainers and look great.

Saturday, 24th October, 2015 12:35pm

By Sally Perry

Call for makers to take part in Make or Break Contemporary Art Fair


There are still a few places left for the Contemporary Art Fair taking place over Easter. Get in touch with Foal Arts before it's too late.

Saturday, 15th March, 2014 8:20am

By Sally Perry

Oh So Vintage wins Best Regional Fashion Shop Award

Vintage Award:

Oh So Vintage fights off the competition to pick up Best Regional Fashion Shop award.

Friday, 28th June, 2013 7:58am

By Sally Perry