By Jo Macaulay
It was 20 years ago today…
That John Giddings restarted the Isle of Wight Festival, and what a fabulous opening to the Island’s summer it has been for the past two decades. John says that it’s the best thing that he’s done in his career, and make no...
By Imogen Forsyth, Age 12, from Gurnard | Illustration Jules Marriner
My name is Edward. I was meant to be the king of England in 1483, but that all changed the moment I was put on a carriage heading for The Tower of London aged only 12.
I arrived in the...
CHICKEN MADRAS - for cosy nights in
A hot, savoury, tangy, smooth, tomato-based curry that’s a firm favourite. This recipe recreates a typical Madras you would eat in a good Indian restaurant.
Despite having relatively few ingredients, when cooked correctly it will have amazing flavour layers.
Prepare the base sauce (aka base...
A stunning bridal catwalk runway show
Live stage performances
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Bar and catering
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VIP Experience tickets - NOW AVAILABLE
Spoil yourself with VIP tickets and enjoy an exclusive day out with your wedding party to plan your...
by James Rayner, author of 'Isle of Wight Historic Food'
Based on a recipe of 1845.
300g strong white bread flour
150 - 175ml whole milk
50g unsalted butter, cubed
50g fine brown sugar or light muscovado, sieved
7g sachet of instant yeast
2 tsp. allspice
1⁄4 tsp. cinnamon
a pinch of ground cloves
a pinch of...
By Evelyn Joyce, Balance + Glo
For me, the change from summer to autumn is synonymous with British hedgerows full of plump blackberries just waiting to be foraged. There is something quite satisfying about searching out the best of the crop and returning from a walk armed with Tupperware full...
The team at Isle of Wight Distillery, home of Mermaid Gin, has just launched its first-ever ready mixed Mermaid & Tonic – a blend of its signature award-winning gin paired with Indian light tonic.
The can is printed and plastic-free, plus 100% recyclable. Orders are despatched in plastic-free packaging, while the...
On Friday 16th July, Style of Wight enjoyed a magical evening of live acoustic music from bestselling singer/songwriter recording artist Katie Melua in the beautiful natural woodland setting of Robin Hill Country Park. A new event concept for 2021, The Woodland Sessions also welcomed well-known TV comedy star Tom...