The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival returns for more fun this Easter: Book now

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Expect incredible performances, spell-binding storytelling, magical experiences, mad games and wicked workshops, as well as an epic Silent Disco, Baby Massage, The Lego Movie screening and loads of activities and games at this year's Isle of Wight Children's Festival.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 6:18pm

By Jack Whitewood

Fantasy illusionists Magus Utopia to perform at Isle of Wight Gothic Circus

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Fantasy illusionists, Magus Utopia, perform outrageously stunning shows and will have you on the edge of your seats. Book early bird tickets for the Gothic Circus by 1st March to take advantage of big discounts.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 4:32pm

By Sally Perry

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

‘Lift the Lid’ reveals artist commissions

Lift the lid artists

A project aimed at encouraging residents to find out more about the arts and culture on the Isle of Wight announces their public artist commission for Newport, East Cowes and Totland.

Monday, 12th November, 2018 8:31am

By Sarah Glass

Book now for Greg Chapman’s Steampunk Christmas Show

Greg On The Wight

Book now for this 90 minute Christmas show which features magic, comedy, storytelling, and a bucketfull of Christmas spirit. There are just three dates to choose from and tickets are expected to sell fast.

Monday, 5th November, 2018 2:33pm

By Feature Writer

Ventnor Fringe Festival: Moves to new dates for 2019


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

Play written and performed by young Islanders celebrates the culture and unique identity of seaside towns

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This performance is a dynamic, avant-garde narrative that follows the rise of a new political figure in a seaside town, who capitalises on an accident with a pothole and the local bingo caller. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday, 8th August, 2018 2:11pm

By Feature Writer

Ventnor Fringe Festival 2018: A peek at what not to miss and more

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Enrich your soul this week and head to Ventnor for the Fringe Festival for a week of theatre, live music, comedy, talks, art workshops, exhibitions and more - you won't be disappointed. There's so much to see and do, you'll never want to leave.

Sunday, 5th August, 2018 9:25am

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss highly-acclaimed performances by Stonecrabs Theatre at Ventnor Fringe

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Brazilian Theatre Director, Franko Figueiredo, returns to the Isle of Wight with two thought-provoking plays at the Ventnor Fringe.

Thursday, 2nd August, 2018 11:05am

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

Wight Proms hosts open-air picnic concerts featuring Musicals, Classical and Comedy

Wight Proms 2018

A brand-new annual festival of open-air picnic concerts celebrating the Isle of Wight's music, food, people and red squirrels comes to Northwood House this August. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Thursday, 14th June, 2018 6:03pm

By Feature Writer

StoneCrabs Theatre present ‘Tieta, The Trial’ at Quay Arts

tieta the trial

Featuring live music, storytelling and dance, 'Tieta the Trial' takes the audience on an emotional rollercoaster where fact and fiction become intertwined. Shown as part of Isle of Wight Pride, this is the second of StoneCrabs Theatre plays showing in June.

Monday, 28th May, 2018 12:06pm

By Feature Writer