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Style of Wight to Publish Cowes Harbour Handbook

Tuesday 30th July 2019 Style of Wight to Publish Cowes Harbour Handbook We are excited to announce we will be working with Cowes Harbour Commission on the Cowes Harbour Handbook for the next three years, from 2020 to 2022. As the Island’s definitive guide to Cowes Harbour, the River Medina,...

ISLE OF WIGHT’S FIRST OUTDOOR FLOATING AQUA PARK TO OPEN SPRING 2020

Planning permission has now been granted for the Isle of Wight’s first outdoor, floating, inflatable Aqua Park to be constructed at Tapnell Farm, with plans to open Spring next year.   Around 6 new jobs will be created. Located in the centre of Tapnell Farm, the Aqua Park lake (measuring approximately...

World famous Round the Island Race set to attract sailors from around the world as entries for 2019 open

World famous Round the Island Race set to attract sailors from around the world as entries for 2019 open Entry fees to remain at 2018 level The Round the Island Race 2019 is set to attract thousands of sailors from all over Great Britain, mainland Europe and from as far away...

The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 reveal 50th anniversary headliners

50th anniversary headliners Depeche Mode / The Killers / Kasabian / Liam Gallagher Also joining this year’s line-up: The Script / Van Morrison / James Bay / Blossoms 21st - 24th June Tickets on sale today: www.isleofwightfestival.com As tickets go on sale today, The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 is excited to announce Depeche Mode, The Killers, Kasabian and...

The Christmas Garden returns to Sandown Battery Gardens

The Christmas Garden Returns to Sandown Battery Gardens! Saturday 16th December from 4.30pm One of Sandown Bay's most fascinating spaces, Sandown Barracks Battery will be transformed again this Christmas with magical lights, music, art workshops, trails and campfires as the Christmas Garden celebration returns to Battery Gardens on Saturday 16th December. Everyone's...

Colouring competition attracts artists of all ages

A competition run by an Isle of Wight Children's author proved that you are never to old to enjoy colouring in! Zoe Sadler received over 250 entries to her colouring in competition, with budding artists ranging from 4 years to 80 years old. Younger entrants coloured in an image from Zoe's...

The Poetry of Dementia

The cohesion of meaning and sequential nature of language are among the casualties of dementia. Into this context and the environment of six Residential Homes on the Isle of Wight, caring for persons in the advanced state of dementia, local charity, Independent Arts' Workshop coordinator Kerry Tindall, and creative writing...

Mermaid Gin Now at Southampton Airport

Mermaid Gin Lands major new retail opportunity Isle of Wight Distillery's Mermaid Gin in now available to purchase from World Duty Free, one of the largest retailers. The Island's very own gin has a dedicated display and is available to buy in Southampton Airport. The New retail agreement was officially launched...

Literary Competition

Calling all budding Roald Dahls, Jacqueline Wilsons and Michael Morpurgos... Style of Wight is proud to announce a brand new and exciting competition for children. The magazine is offering young Island authors the chance to have their prize-winning stories published in a new literary competition. Specifically for children aged between 8 and...

Bring your heirlooms to Osbourne House

Wightlink is supporting the BBC's ever-popular Antiques Roadshow at Osborne, Isle of Wight in the programme's 40th anniversary year. Many of Britain's leading antiques and fine arts specialists will be on hand on Thursday 14th of September17 to offer free advice and valuations to Islanders and mainlanders alike. Everyone is...