What's on this weekend

By a County Press reporter

Published on Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 09:57


What's on this weekend

The Wight Strollers at Newport Carnival 2013. Picture by Laura Holme.

CROWDS of Islanders will be enjoying a weekend of music at Rhythmtree and the third annual NewportJazz Weekend, but there is plenty more on offer around the Island today and tomorrow.

This weekend sees the climax of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice'Go Yellow' campaign.

The Needles Park is hosting a special Go Yellow day today (Saturday), with a mystery VIP and the chance toimmerse yourself in an 'interactive 4D cinema experience' showing 20,000Leagues Under The Sea.

Newport Carnival takes place in the evening, with the main procession due to start at 7.30pm. Click here for more details.

The Go Yellow fun continues tomorrow (Sunday) at Barton Manor, when the hospice has invited Islanders to jointhem in the manor grounds from 10am to 4pm for activities including falconry, livemusic and an open performance of a Les Misérables medley with West Endsingers.

Children's entertainment will include storytelling, facepainting, magic, crafts and sports. Entrance is £4 for adults and freefor those under 14.

Head to Yarmouth tomorrow evening (Sunday) to raise money for theJoe Ellis Trust, which is close to hitting its huge £100,000 target.

To help them get there, and have a great time, head to the fundraisinggala at the the Bugle Coaching Inn, which will feature live local musicfrom Wight Noize winners Naked Fridays and others, as well a raffle, acharity head shave, and more. The event starts at 7pm and entry is free.

For more information about Rhythmtree Festival, click here.

For more information about Newport Jazz Weekend, click here.

And for other great events, check out our What's On guide at: http://www.iwcp.co.uk/events.aspx


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