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Isle of Wight Distillery launch new Mermaid Gin & Tonic

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...

A magical evening of music with Katie Melua

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...

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Christmas Polenta Cake (gluten free) – Caffé Isola

Caffè Isola’s Viviana Burgess shares the secret to her classic Sicilian Christmas Polenta Cake Ingredients 225 g butter 225 g sugar 3 eggs 125 g polenta 125 g ground almonds 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp mixed spices 5 clementines 50 g mixed peel 150 g mixed dried fruit (this can be mixed according to taste from a selection of sultanas,...

Christmas Ham – Isle of Wight Meat Co.

Isle of Wight Meat Co. share their classic choice for a festive feast. Ingredients 2 kg cured boneless gammon ham (£12.50 per kilo from Isle of Wight Meat Co.) 1 onion, quartered 2 carrots, chopped 1 celery stick, chopped 1 tbsp black peppercorns 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds Handful of cloves (to stud the fat) For...

Beef Wellington – Farmer Jacks

The expert butchers at Farmer Jacks share their show-stopping Christmas recipe. Ingredients 500 g beef tenderloin fillet (from £27.00 per kilo at Farmer Jacks) Salt and pepper Extra virgin olive oil 500 g mushrooms 4 thing slices Parma Ham 2 tbsp English mustard 250 g puff pastry 2 egg yolks, beaten Method Season the fillet generously with salt and pepper.Heat...

POLAR plans are still sparkling at Robin Hill

Despite the newly-implemented government restrictions and second lockdown, the Robin Hill team remain dedicated to providing a truly magical Christmas experience for Islanders this year. The second instalment of POLAR, the park’s winter woodland spectacular, is due to start on the 12th December; with seven exclusive evenings of festive...

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Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage

Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage raises money for Island Charities Lady Grylls and Style of Wight Magazine hosted a fundraising Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage Hotel, organised by Black Swan Events, and over £2,500 was raised for the Dementia UK Admiral Nurses IW Appeal and the Mountbatten Hospice. Gallery of...

ENTRY OPENS FOR COWES CLASSICS WEEK

The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, is delighted to announce that entry for the 13th edition of the regatta is now open. The 2020 regatta is scheduled to take place from Saturday 25 to Friday 31 July with racing from Monday 27 July and the Notice of Race is now available...