Isle of Wight Pride announce new Arts Festival

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Fantastic news as Isle of Wight Pride team up with redTIE theatre and the Apollo theatre to create an amazing Isle of Wight Pride Arts Festival in the heart of Newport in the run-up to the main event next month.

Monday, 12th June, 2017 6:27pm

By Matthew Bundy

Lawrence Holofcener: A truly inspirational man

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Lawrence Holofcener had achieved so much in his lifetime; singing; writing; acting; directing and creating fantastic pieces of artwork, he really was an true inspiration. Our sincerest thoughts go out to all of his family and friends.

Saturday, 8th April, 2017 9:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Multi award-winning poet Luke Wright back for one night only (tonight)

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Drop whatever you're doing tonight and head to Ventnor Exchange. We saw Luke perform last year and his performance was outstanding. Don't miss this one-off show tonight (Thursday).

Thursday, 16th March, 2017 2:09pm

By Feature Writer

Rhythmtree Festival returns to the Isle of Wight this summer

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Rhythmtree Festival is back! One of our favourite music festivals on the Isle of Wight returns in July, bringing with it a fantastic range of live music, loads for the kids to do (they get in for free), yoga, meditation and massage, as well as free camping. It's the one Isle of Wight Festival not to be missed.

Thursday, 9th March, 2017 6:47pm

By Feature Writer

Utterly beautiful drone-shot film of Isle of Wight coastline raises the bar

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The bar for production of aerial drone video has just been raised by the very talented folks over at The Progress Film Company, who have created a glorious cinematic masterpiece, shot along the south coast of the Isle of Wight.

Sunday, 5th February, 2017 8:29pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Quay Arts hosts something interesting every night of the week. What do you fancy?

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Gone are the days of the venue closing its doors at 5pm. These days there's food, live music, theatre, comedy, film and more on every night of the week. Check out what's coming up and see what takes your fancy.

Monday, 31st October, 2016 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Share your favourite poet or poem on National Poetry Day

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It’s National Poetry Day, so why not celebrate by letting us know who your favourite poet is or what your favourite poem is.

Thursday, 6th October, 2016 8:46am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Quay Arts: Check out their fantastic new season of events

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The new season of events at Quay Arts in Newport is fantastic and offers something for everyone, whatever your taste in music, art, film and comedy.

Saturday, 1st October, 2016 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ryde Arts Festival 2016 in full swing – what will you see?

Ryde Arts Festival

Today (Saturday) offers a great range of events taking place as part of the 2016 Ryde Arts Festival.

Saturday, 25th June, 2016 10:34am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ryde Arts Festival 2016: Ten days of art, poetry, music and much more

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The 2016 Ryde Arts Festival (23rd June to 3rd July) promises ten days of wonderful art, live music, poetry, comedy, puppetry and much, much more. Make sure you check out what's on with our handy guide.

Thursday, 9th June, 2016 9:44pm

By Feature Writer

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

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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

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

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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