Month: January 2017

Participants needed for new childhood asthma study

A new study looking at the development of asthma in young children is being undertaken on the Isle of Wight. The ‘Breathing Together’ Study led by the Study Team at The David Hide Asthma & Allergy Centre, St Mary’s Hospital invites all women who are currently pregnant or have just had a child to participate. Around 1 in 3 pre-school children develop a noisy, whistling, sound or better known as a ‘wheeze’ when they have a cold. Some children are barely affected, while others need to use an inhaler to support their breathing, and others can end up going...

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Bridal Fair at Medina

Style Magazine was delighted to launch its brand new standalone Bride Magazine at the Wight Bridal Fair at Medina on the 29th of January. It was wonderful to see so many well known bridal suppliers from dresses and flowers to entertainment and hair and beauty and the event itself proved extremely popular with prospective brides and grooms queuing outside before the 11am start. Organiser Kate Glendenning told us, “This is the seventh year that we’ve held this fair at Medina and we are delighted to see so many exhibitors and members of the public here today. It’s the ideal...

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A week on from the Women’s Marches

On Saturday the 21st of January 2017 women’s marches were taking place all around the world; America, Australia, Ireland, Kenya, Germany, Brazil, India, France, Netherlands, Spain, Canada, Argentina, Ghana, Serbia, Greece, Czech Republic, Italy, Antarctica, here in England, and many more. Millions of women joined together to march for women’s rights, for human rights. Here in the Style office, although we didn’t make it to a march ourselves, we couldn’t help but feel moved and empowered by the; stories, images, and sheer number of women, children, men and dogs that marched for us. Today, a week on we’re looking for ways to keep...

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Wight Wedding Competition

I Love Wight – For weddings, romantic breaks and celebrations Win your own romantic spring break below! Whether it’s the glorious countryside, the splendour of our stunning coastline or simply something in the Isle of Wight air, falling in love on (and with) the Isle of Wight is so easy to do. The Island’s tourist board, Visit Isle of Wight, has now published a new section on their award-winning top-ranking website for wedding and celebration planners packed full of contacts, venues, suggested itineraries and other helpful tools to make the most of your celebrations and family gatherings. Love on...

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Pride Launch Party

Pride is coming to the Isle of Wight! As announced at the end of last year, the Islands first Pride event is to be held in Ryde on the 15th of July. To celebrate, the Isle of Wight Pride committee have organised a Launch Party – we certainly aren’t going to miss out on a good party! The party will take place at Coburgs in Ryde, on Friday the 10th of February. Promising to be great evening with a whole host of different performances including; live music, drag, and cabaret. This is an inclusive event, open to everyone. Tickets will be available...

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Forthcoming concerts at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

The stage is being set for two very different concerts at Earl Mountbatten Hospice next month. On Thursday 2 February, the John Cheverton Centre will host talented duo ‘Tapestry’ who are set to entertain concertgoers with a night of country/folk acoustic covers. Andy and Lisa Dowden, of Tapestry, said of their forthcoming performance: “The John Cheverton Centre has become well known as a music venue, and we are looking forward to playing our blend of country and folk – from Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Joni Mitchell to George Harrison and Norah Jones”. Proving that Earl Mountbatten’s concert series...

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Kingz of Vocals

The island is home to a diverse music scene, and Kingz of Vocals is a celebration of just that! The group made up of Mathew Drake, Kieren Osman, Jethro Docksey, and Jason Bailey create music routed in hip hop, funk, reggae, and rock, but add their own spirityal twist. The result? A positive uplifting sound. Following 10 years together and having performed to audiences at; The Isle of Wight Festival, Bestival, Boom Town, Meadow in the Mountains in Bulgaria, The WE festival at the University of Maastricht, as well as many local gigs. Kingz of Vocals are releasing a...

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Olverum Bath Oil

Even as a committed shower person I must admit that sometimes the only answer is a bath; after a hard gym session, at the end of a long week, when you have a cold, or to warm yourself up at the end of a cold winter day. My latest bath followed a hard leg session in the gym, and it was a great opportunity to try and challenge Olverum bath oil. The challenge – to prevent the inevitable funny walk the next morning. A cap full, and a 30 minute soak later, the bathroom, half my house and I...

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