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Music and comedy feature in arts centre’s programme

Music and comedy feature in arts centre’s programme

Monday, January 16, 2017

THERE is plenty going on at Quay Arts in the next couple of months, with music, art, comedy and workshops.
It is the last chance to catch the abstract exhibition from Island artist Andrew Rick, which is on display until Monday.

John’s memories go round the country

John’s memories go round the country

Sunday, January 15, 2017

THE John Hannam Interviews, the new book by the Island’s showbiz journalist and broadcaster, is causing great interest around Britain and beyond.

A woman in love with the Island

A woman in love with the Island

Saturday, January 14, 2017

ACCLAIMED film, theatre and television star and Island resident, Jennie Linden, will be sharing fascinating tales from her 40-year career in a forthcoming show.

New single from Swan Levitt

New single from Swan Levitt

Friday, January 13, 2017

MUSICIAN Swan Levitt, who was featured on Dermot O'Leary's BBC Radio 2 last weekend, has released his latest single.

Jazz star to return to the Island

Jazz star to return to the Island

Friday, January 13, 2017

ONE of the Island’s favourite jazz musicians, Digby Fairweather, is set to play at the Apollo Theatre, Newport

Noah and the Whale musician to perform Isle of Wight show

Noah and the Whale musician to perform Isle of Wight show

Friday, January 6, 2017

FORMER member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale, Matt Owens, will be playing a special show at the Ventnor Exchange.

From landscapes to abstract

From landscapes to abstract

Monday, January 2, 2017

COWES artist Brian Marriott held his annual solo exhibition at Quarr Abbey.

Book full of Island memories

Book full of Island memories

Sunday, January 1, 2017

AN ISLAND author who penned a memoir about her childhood on the IW was in the County Press Shop signing copies of her book.

Duo lend their voices to single

Duo lend their voices to single

Saturday, December 31, 2016

TWO of the 400 voices on the Independent Arts charity Christmas single were that of a care worker and her client.

Choir’s festive mini tour

Choir’s festive mini tour

Friday, December 30, 2016

CHRISTMAS cheer was brought to the Island when the award-winning Medina Community Choir went on tour to sing festive hits at two Island churches.

Happy ending with Eastern promise

Happy ending with Eastern promise

Sunday, December 25, 2016

NEW Strolling Players presented Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves in a story of good conquering evil, at Freshwater Memorial Hall.

Carol singing round the pond

Carol singing round the pond

Saturday, December 24, 2016

CAROL singing filled the air around the beautifully illuminated Bonchurch Pond.

Traditional and contemporary

Traditional and contemporary

Friday, December 23, 2016

ST MARY’S Church, Carisbrooke, was host to a special carol service.

The Grinch brings fun

The Grinch brings fun

Monday, December 19, 2016

A CHARACTER who is mean, green and always seen in Ventnor at Christmas — The Grinch — entertained hundreds of people on Saturday.
The town’s streets were a hive of Christmas activity for the annual Ventnorville festival, with something for all the family to enjoy.

Packed house enjoys young musicians

Packed house enjoys young musicians

Sunday, December 18, 2016

MUCH of the Island’s young musical talent was on show at a Christmas concert performed to a sell-out audience at Newport’s Medina Theatre on Sunday.

Memories of Island for museum

Memories of Island for museum

Saturday, December 17, 2016

ORIGINAL engraved plates recording an Island of yesteryear have been given to Carisbrooke Castle Museum.

Time to turn clocks back again

Time to turn clocks back again

Friday, December 16, 2016

ISLAND musicians are to relive the glory days of the alternative music scene at a Christmas reunion.

Island bands sign up for charity gig

Island bands sign up for charity gig

Monday, December 12, 2016

ISLAND bands will be performing at Quay Arts, Newport, in aid of the IW Bus Shelter this Christmas.

Sporty fundraiser brings thousands to hospice

Sporty fundraiser brings thousands to hospice

Sunday, December 11, 2016

MORE than 200 Santas of every shape and size, plus some reindeer dogs, created a festive spectacle at this year’s annual Santa Dash in Ryde, held in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
The annual fundraiser is a popular event for all ages and sees participating Santas, run, jog or walk five kilometres from Ryde Superbowl along the town’s Esplanade to Appley and Puckpool Park, and back again.

Winter Solstice to be marked

Winter Solstice to be marked

Saturday, December 10, 2016

BLOODSTONE Border Morris dancers will be celebrating the winter solstice at Culver Down next Saturday, December 17.

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