Entertainment


Thai inspiration for Sam

Thai inspiration for Sam

Monday, May 25, 2015

ISLAND musician Sam Sheasby has recorded his first EP thanks to a visit to Thailand.

Revenge is a dish best served cold

Revenge is a dish best served cold

Sunday, May 24, 2015

ISLAND drama group RedTIE Theatre will be serving up a hearty portion of comedy with its latest production, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband.

Opera comes to the Island via Algeria and Nevada

Opera comes to the Island via Algeria and Nevada

Saturday, May 23, 2015

THE combination of opera and tasty treats has led to the first night of The Garlic Farm’s latest show selling out.

Louise Parker is steeped in blues and soul music

Louise Parker is steeped in blues and soul music

Friday, May 22, 2015

IF YOU can’t wait until next weekend’s Newport Jazz extravaganza, then get yourself down to the Apollo Theatre on Sunday to hear a jazz singer with a reputation for impeccable timing.

Great music and weather at Wolverton Manor

Great music and weather at Wolverton Manor

Monday, May 18, 2015

A CHILLED-out afternoon of music was enjoyed at Wolverton Manor Folk and Blues Fair in Shorwell on Saturday.

Popular painting circle stages new exhibition

Popular painting circle stages new exhibition

Monday, May 18, 2015

WEST Wight Painting Circle is holding its latest exhibition at Yarmouth Town Hall, from next Friday, May 22 until Monday, May 25.

Robyn makes a return to Island of his childhood

Robyn makes a return to Island of his childhood

Sunday, May 17, 2015

A PERFORMER who spent most of his summers on the Island returns with his quintessentially English songs and quirky and often humorous takes on everyday life.

Mayhem with a Pretty Thing

Mayhem with a Pretty Thing

Saturday, May 16, 2015

FOUNDER member of The Rolling Stones, guitarist Dick Taylor is joining forces with Island Celtic rock band Wight Hot Pipes for a charity concert, raising money for Challenge and Adventure.

Behind the scenes with the Red Arrows

Behind the scenes with the Red Arrows

Friday, May 15, 2015

IF YOU have ever watched a display by the Red Arrows, a free lecture at the Isle of Wight College later this month may interest you.

German pomp for IWSO

German pomp for IWSO

Friday, May 15, 2015

THE Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra will be bringing some grand Germanic pomp to Medina Theatre tomorrow (Saturday).

High-class affordable ballet on your doorstep

High-class affordable ballet on your doorstep

Monday, May 11, 2015

THE Vienna Festival Ballet is returning to the Isle of Wight with its 35th anniversary gala.

Lining up for exhibition at Quay Arts

Lining up for exhibition at Quay Arts

Sunday, May 10, 2015

A LIFE drawing exhibition by Island artist and tutor Nick Martin has opened at Quay Arts’ Rope Store Gallery.

A capella singers inspire audience at Cowes

A capella singers inspire audience at Cowes

Saturday, May 9, 2015

MUSIC INTEREST in the art of a capella music on the Island was strengthened thanks to the many vocal ensembles who performed at a concert.

Youngsters’ cakes raise cash for Nepal

Youngsters’ cakes raise cash for Nepal

Friday, May 8, 2015

A CAKE sale organised by four Gurnard children raised around £115 for the Nepal earthquake disaster appeal.

Metal band make their voices heard

Metal band make their voices heard

Monday, May 4, 2015

AN ISLAND metal band have launched their debut album with a performance at Coburgs in Ryde.

South Wight Youth Theatre actors breaking war code for anniversary

South Wight Youth Theatre actors breaking war code for anniversary

Sunday, May 3, 2015

A YOUTH theatre will join performers from across the world to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War — and try to set a world record attempt at the same time.

Ghostly scenes on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Ghostly scenes on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Saturday, May 2, 2015

THE classic Charles Dickens ghost story, The Signalman, is to be performed at the IW Steam Railway on Sunday, May 10.

A Creation of sheer delight from Ryde Chorus

A Creation of sheer delight from Ryde Chorus

Friday, May 1, 2015

What a treat. To celebrate spring, what a joyful noise was created by Ryde Chorus, orchestra and three fine soloists.

Cheryl and co put the Fizz back into pop

Cheryl and co put the Fizz back into pop

Sunday, April 26, 2015

THREE of the original members of Bucks Fizz have made their minds up to include Shanklin Theatre in their new 70-date world tour.

Fiddling for heaters

Fiddling for heaters

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A CHARITY concert with a Scottish theme raised nearly £300 towards a new heating system for St Mildred’s Church, Whippingham.

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