FROM CORF CAMP TO OUTER SPACE!

Poster credit- Dimbola Museum & Galleries. Dimbola Museum and Galleries are delighted to be hosting Iconic Bowie, a major retrospective of the extraordinary life of David Bowie. A journey in which the Isle of Wight witnessed his first public musical performance at a Corf Scout Camp, Shalfleet in 1958 and Bowie’s last UK live show ... read more

NEWPORT BROWNIE HELPS CHARITY.

Summer-Daisy Cox (7) a Brownie with the 11th Newport Unit has had her very long hair cut off and it will be sent to the Little Princess Trust which provides real hair wigs to children and young people with hair loss and funds vital research into childhood cancer. 11 inches of hair was cut off ... read more

TWO EAST COWES BROWNIES ACHIEVE GIRLGUIDING GOLD AWARDS.

Two Brownies from the East Cowes Unit are thought to be the first two girls on the Isle of Wight to achieve the recently introduced Girlguiding ‘Gold’ Award. With the introduction of Girlguiding’s New Programme all sections, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers have a ‘Gold’ Award to aim for. Brownies earn Theme Awards and when ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS-OUT & ABOUT.

Over the last few days some of our members have been busy with special activities and attending Island events. 1st Carisbrooke Guides and Brownies are celebrating 100 year’s in 2019 and have a number of special events planned. In addition to this their special title of ‘ Princess Beatrice Own’ has been reinstated into their ... read more

GO SAILING AT UKSA

UKSA in Cowes is on course to inspire the next generation of sailors after joining RYA OnBoard – the national grassroots scheme which makes it easier and cheaper to get more young people on the water. OnBoard gives anyone aged 8-18 the chance to learn to sail by providing low cost opportunities for schools, youth ... read more

KASHMIR CAFE AT IW FESTIVAL

Kashmir Café is returning to the IW Festival for another year. As well as music to suit all tastes the Kashmir Café offers IW produced beers and other locally produced drinks. With its stage area, bars and garden by the river it is just the venue for a June day. ... read more

HARD ROCK STAGE RETURNS TO ROCK THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2019.

Hard Rock Cafe has announced that it will be returning to The Isle of Wight Festival for a sixth consecutive year. This iconic brand is excited to be partnering with the legendary festival once again in 2019 with the Hard Rock Stage and with a line-up for the stage has been carefully selected by both ... read more

McKenna Townsend appointed to handle Red Funnel Ferries’ PR.

Full-service marketing and PR agency, McKenna Townsend has been appointed to manage national and regional PR for the cross-Solent ferry company, Red Funnel Ferries. This Ringwood based agency has already begun managing all PR activity; recently overseeing Red Funnel’s naming ceremony of its new £10m freight ferry, Red Kestrel. McKenna Townsend will support with creative ... read more

GIRLGUIDING MEMBERS FIND HOMES IN BUS SHELTERS.

What, you may ask are members of Girlguiding doing in a number of bus shelters. The answer is quite simple. They can be seen on the advertising posters that adorn the shelters in an attempt to raise public awareness of Girlguiding. With 60 units across the Island there is usually a unit near to the ... read more

Girlguiding IW Pop-Up events for new members.

Girlguiding IW is always looking to welcome new members. Whether this is a 5 year old Rainbow or someone of Brownie age (7-10), a new Guide (10-14) or a young women keen to be a Ranger (14-19) a welcome will always await. Adult helpers and leaders will also be welcomed into the Girlguiding IW family ... read more