Calling all photographers: Don’t miss deadline for National Trust Photographic competition

Headon Warren

Both amateur and professional photographers are being encouraged to enter the competition, which has as its theme 'Our space to explore'.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 9:30am

By Sally Perry

Appley Tower’s history celebrated at Monkton Arts Centre exhibition

appley tower

A two-week exhibition celebrating the heritage of Appley Tower in Ryde opens on Bank Holiday Monday.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 8:36am

By Michael Lilley with 4 readers' comments

Stealing Dylan exhibition opens at Dimbola next week

Dylan and the Festival organisers in 1969

Dimbola to host exhibition revealing how the biggest star on the planet, was wooed by two amateur music promoters, to headline on a small island.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:02pm

By Elissa Blizzard with one comment

Last chance to see Iconic Bowie exhibition at Dimbola Museum and Galleries

bowie by terry oneill and kevin cummins

There's just over a week left to see the stunning Iconic Bowie exhibition at Dimbola Museum and Galleries. Don't miss out, it's quite something.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 11:14am

By Sally Perry

Award-winning photographer Giles Clarke’s exhibition, screening, talk and Q&A takes place

Honduras dump boy with spiderman mask on

Tickets are just £5 each or £3 if you're a student. Giles' work is outstanding and his anecdotes really fascinating. Highly recommended.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 5:52pm

By Sally Perry

Head to Ventnor this weekend and join in celebrations for the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival

ventnor fringe in harbourside tent

There truly is something for everyone this weekend at the tenth Ventnor Fringe Festival. Head to Ventnor this weekend and we're sure you'll find plenty to entertain and enrich your soul.

Saturday, 27th July, 2019 11:03am

By Sally Perry

Incredible lightning storm over the Isle of Wight captured in HD photos

jamie russell lightning

Wow, what a light show we were treated to last night! If you missed it, check out these fantastic shots by Isle of Wight photographers.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 4:45pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Podcast: Giles Clarke, award-winning photojournalist returns home to show his stunning work on the Isle of Wight

Giles clarke at the pier view, cowes

Ahead of his exhibition, talk and short film screening at Quay Arts in Newport, we sat down for an hour or so with award-winning reportage photographer, Giles Clarke. It was a fascinating conversation. Listen within.

Sunday, 21st July, 2019 2:10pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

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

Isle of Wight portraits created by older residents off to Fox Talbot Museum

art and identity portrait

Curator of the Museum called this a wonderful and laudable project, with thought-provoking images that clearly demonstrate that the creative journey is a life-long one.

Wednesday, 17th July, 2019 12:25pm

By Tracy Mikich with one comment

Fabulous shots from the Isle of Wight of noctilucent clouds above Portsmouth

Noctilucent clouds by Margaret Smith Twilight Wight Photography

These rare luminous electric blue Noctilucent clouds were captured by Margaret in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 8:27am

By Sally Perry

Landmark publication, The Wight Book, now on sale

the wight book inside cover

This limited edition run of 1,000 copies are likely to be snapped up pretty quickly. Over 120 people and organisations have been involved in its production. Net profits will go to Isle of Wight charities.

Friday, 7th June, 2019 4:59pm

By Sally Perry