Month: April 2017

Wine Tasting Evening – Spain v Portugal

Wine tasting evening on Friday 5th of May at 6.30pm Head to the Bistro on Friday the 5th for an enjoyable exploration of European wines presented by Matt Rogers from Wight and Wessex Wines. Each wine will be matched to a tempting taster dish to enhance the tasting experience. Spanish Cava Brut Nature Jamon & manchego croquettes Albarino Laureatus Seared scallop on squid ink risotto & aoli Rio ja Gran Reserva Slow cooker lamb stuffed aubergine & Manchego cheese Portugese Branco Reserva Salt cod baked with potatoes, cheese & onions and a spinach puree Papa Figos Duck & chorizo...

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The Isle of Wight Festival 2017 partners with Ventnor Exchange to celebrate Record Store Day

Find one of five pairs of The Isle of Wight Festival tickets hidden amongst the records as part of the special 10th Anniversary celebrations of Record Store Day at the Ventnor Exchange on Saturday 22nd April. The Isle of Wight Festival 2017 have partnered with the Isle of Wight’s Ventnor Exchange, in support of Record Store Day, giving away five pairs of weekend tickets to this year’s festival. Each pair of tickets will be hidden inside mystery records for lucky customers to find throughout the store. The winners will receive the opportunity to see headliners Arcade Fire, David Guetta,...

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Early Easter Treat

This week we got to enjoy an early Easter treat thanks to Guylian It may come as no surprise to you, but chocolate goes down well in the Style office. So you can imagine how pleased we were when we received the Guylian Elegant Easter Gift box to try. Having shown great restraint for a couple of weeks we finally ripped open the box and tucked in. Within the gift box is 70g premium milk chocolate egg, and a box of Guylian’s iconic Praliné Sea Shell chocolates – neither of which lasted long. Quick flurry of hands and the...

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Style of Wight Photography Competition

We were amazed by the quality of entrant for our first photography competition on the theme of relationships – so thank you to every one who entered. Details of the winner and our next competitions theme can be found below. Congratulations to our ‘Relationships’ winner Diana Vale! You can find her winning image hanging in the Quay Arts Café.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of this Competition is… TECHNOLOGY   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...

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Classic Isle 2017

Classic Isle is back in 2017 with renewed vigor and very proud to announce that thei new home is the stunning setting of Barton Manor. This fine Jacobean Mansion House will provide the backdrop to our newly formatted Festival which will involve a slightly shorter running time but still provide excellent value for money with our rolling program of hourly performances from World Class musicians. Indulge in an afternoon and evening of Al Fresco music and dining set amongst the manicured lawns of Barton and allow the sublime classics to wash over you and provide you with an experience to remember. Barton is a very intimate...

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Paloma Faith and Paul Weller’s piano man brings boogie and blues history to life in his remarkable one-man show.

One of Europe’s most authentic and spirited blues and jazz piano players, Dom Pipkin brings his acclaimed one man show to Quay Arts in Newport with a rollercoaster ride through the rich world of New Orleans, featuring astonishing stories and some truly breath taking piano. Brothels, and barrelhouses, love, sex and tragedy, chasing the ‘Rushin’ lady’, voodoo spells and Mardi Gras Queens, the colourful lives of Jelly Roll Morton, Professor Longhair and the drug-fuelled funk and psychedelia of Dr John and James Booker are conjured up in all their technicoloured glory and in their rawest setting; a man with...

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Capture Your Pride Photography Competition

The organisers of the year’s Isle of Wight Pride are calling all budding photographers on the Island to take part in an exciting new competition. ‘Capture Your Pride’ invites local, amateur photographers to take a photo inspired by the there of either ‘Pride on the Isle of Wight’, or ‘#LoveWins’. Other then that, it will be up to photographers to use their imaginations to produce the prize-winning entry! There are two age groups; Adult (14+) and Young person (up to 14). Entrants have until Friday 19th of May to Submit their photo. Entry for young people is free, while adults are...

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