Month: February 2017

NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!

New music festival coming to the Island Robin Hill Country Park has today announced that a brand new, boutique music festival with an eclectic twist, will be held at the park on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September this year. Called ‘Eklectica’ because of the dynamic mix of music, performances and entertainment that will take place, the event is being produced and managed by Vectis Ventures, the company which owns Robin Hill. Full details about the event including headline acts and tickets will be released shortly. To be the first to hear, sign up...

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Water Marks Exhibition

View the Water Marks Art Exhibition at Quarr Abbey   Water Marks 2017 Exhibition at Quarr Abbey will be open daily from Thursday 2nd March until Tuesday 14th of March. Door open between 10.00 and 16.30 each day. The exhibition includes the work of; Anne Axford, Zoë Barker, Katie Hobbs, Lyndy Moles, Peter Allen, Rachel Andrews, Freya Conway, Greta Friggens, Margaret Moore, Jan Frith, Isobel Evans, Morag Smith, Barbara Long, Nikki Brown. View and purchase original artworks, prints and...

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Pride Know How To Party!

On the 10th of February the LGBT community and its supporters came together to celebrate the launch of Pride on the Island. Despite the cold weather over 200 people came through the doors of Coburgs to join the party – including some fantastic glittery rainbow beards! Once inside we were treated to an array of performances including; The Ventnor Darlings, Peter ‘Proud Mary’ Andrews, Head Funk, King Stammers and Isabelle L’Amour. The atmosphere on the night was fun, friendly, and welcoming. We came away feeling very proud of the Island and excited for events to come.   Exciting Announcements The Pride...

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Style of Wight Diner’s Club

Join our exclusive club below.   We are launching a brand new club for the Island. Aimed at a social network of talented, interesting and like minded individuals, this diner’s club will revive the traditional ways of entertaining in a fresh and unconventional manner for those with a discerning palate. Membership will be free and events will operate on a first come, first served basis for members before being opened up to the public. From unique locations to innovative chefs, the Style of Wight Diner’s Club will be an exclusive opportunity to sample some of the best food that...

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

For those who have found the one, or even the one who will do for now, Valentines day is just around the corner and the pressure to plan a great date is on! With us all just emerging from the January hibernation I doubt many of us had given February 14th much thought until the shops began to fill with offers on chocolates and huge teddy bears. Sometimes it can feel like Valentine’s is all about expensive gifts, and spending a lot of money. Here at Style we want to strip Valentine’s day back down to the basics; spending quality...

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The Blues is back at Quay Arts

Winner of the 2016 Boisdale Music Awards Best Blues Singer 2016 is coming to the Island. Award winning London Bluesman, Errol Linton and his band will be performing at Quay Arts, Newport on Saturday 25th March, from 7.30pm. Three times winner of Blues Harp Player of the year Errol Linton and his band play eclectic British blues, but with a nod to his Caribbean heritage. Singer, songwriter, harp player and bandleader, Errol carries the legacy of Little Walter, Junior Wells and Sonny Boy Williamson into the twenty first century, moving the genre forward by combining 50?s Chicago blues with gentle Jamaica rhythms. Accompanied...

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Jimmy Choo L’eau

It’s nice to smell nice. I’m a sniffer. Not a ‘hand that person a tissue’ sniffer, rather a ‘sniff a nice smelling stranger’ sniffer. Oh come on, admit it, you do it too! The latest perfume to grab my nose’s attention is the new fragrance by Jimmy Choo – Jimmy Choo L’eau. Described as ‘a floral fragrance with fruity and musky accents’ I, despite my opposition to the word ‘musky’ gave it a sniff. The first thing to say about Jimmy Choo L’eau is that it’s well rounded, and sophisticated. As someone who, on the whole doesn’t like floral scents, I...

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Style of Wight Photography Competition

Take part in the Style of Wight Photography Competition   How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition for photographic images open to all; novice, semi professional, or well-established full time photographer.  For each competition a theme will be given which we’d like you to take inspiration from, interpret and get creative with, but please do stick to this theme.   Winners Prize: If you win, your photography will be featured in  the pages of the Island’s most successful lifestyle magazine (That’s us). Have your work displayed on the walls of the illustrious Island art venue Quay Arts...

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