ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL-FINAL ACTS ANNOUNCED.

Organisers of The Isle of Wight Festival have revealed the final names for the 2019 festival, which kicks off British festival season. Sundara Karma, Ferris & Sylvester, Electric Enemy & Wight Noize competition winners Sub Pacific complete the Main Stage line-up, with the Big Top filled by Heather Small, Sea Girls, Palaye Royale, Bang Bang ... read more

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

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

Wight In Bloom – new sponsor announced.

Applications are now open for the annual Wight In Bloom competition – and organisers Visit Isle of Wight are pleased to announce a new headline sponsor. Southern Vectis have joined as the headline sponsor to strengthen the ‘roots’ of Wight In Bloom and to help ‘grow’ the popular gardening competition. The Island’s bus company joins ... read more

RED KESTREL IN SOUTHAMPTON.

Red Funnel Ferries has welcomed its first ever freight ferry with a traditional ship naming ceremony in Southampton. Red Kestrel, the newest addition to Red Funnel’s fleet, will be Red Funnel’s first dedicated Ro-Ro freight ship since the company’s inception almost 160 years ago. Welcoming guests to the naming ceremony, Fran Collins CEO of Red ... read more

TRY SAILING THIS MAY ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT

At Yarmouth SC in 2018. Are there any Girlguiding members out there who would like to learn to sail? It might be just the opportunity to try something new for a challenge or to earn a badge. If you’re on the lookout for something different to do, or you want some fresh air, some outdoor ... read more

IW FESTIVAL 2019 THEME- ‘SUMMER OF ‘69 – PEACE AND LOVE’

Following the success of last year members of Girlguiding IW hope to have a stand at this year’s IW Festival.Those attending The Isle of Wight Festival 2019 will be encouraged to don their finest ‘60s attire to experience the theme of ‘Summer of ‘69 – Peace and Love’. with the festival looking back 50 years ... read more