Outdoor & Indoor Fun- October-Christmas.

Girlguiding Units across the Isle of Wight have not only been enjoying their regular meetings but having adventures both indoors and out as well as supporting their communities. On a more serious note November saw several Units attend their local Remembrance Day services and parades. Over 1,000 members of the public, including Rangers, Brownies and ... read more

New cleaner, greener, vehicles for Amey.

Over the past few years a number of Girlguiding IW units have enjoyed looking at ‘Waste & Recycling’ with Amey. A special ‘Amey’ badge is available for those completing the tasks. See ‘For Leaders’ on this website for more details. Now, General rubbish and food collections are going greener and cleaner with the arrival of ... read more

IW Festival 2022-HOST OF NEW ARTISTS ADDED TO LINE-UP.

As well as the news that the Kooks will close the Big Top on Sunday Night a host of new artists for the 2022 IW Festival have been added to the line up. These include the local and up-coming Wet Leg, plus Griff, Freya Ridings, The Snuts, Mae Muller, Mimi Webb and Joel Corry Also appearing will be: The Amazons, The Charlatans, The Compozers, Del ... read more

EAST COWES BROWNIES CELEBRATE 100 YEARS.

In December 1921 a Brownie Pack was formed in East Cowes. This pack, now called a unit, has been meeting in the town ever since. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s both Brownies and Guides flourished in East Cowes. They were led by Mrs. MacGill who was the District Commissioner for North Wight. By 1935 it ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS GO GREEN.

Over 60 members of Girlguiding Isle of Wight paid a visit to Foxlease one of Girlguiding’s national training centres over a weekend recently.  Foxlease is based in the New Forest and is ideal for outdoor activities including campfires, camping, identifying trees and bird watching. Other indoor pursuits were also undertaken including archery and there was ... read more

UNIT & OTHER NEWS FOR AUTUMN 2021

Most units across the Island started regular meetings at the beginning of September. Several units have made use of special offers from local venues which offered reduced entrance rates for groups. These included Robin Hill where units enjoyed the activities on offer there. PGL was another favourite for visits and all the girls thoroughly enjoyed ... read more

GIRLGUIDING’S SOUTH- WEST ENGLAND REGION ‘COMPASS AWARD’ FOR CAROL.

Carol Firth, a Girlguiding Isle of Wight leader from Binstead has been presented with a ‘Compass Award’ one of the highest awards in the South-West England Region. This award can be gained by any adult member of Girlguiding in recognition of their contributions and commitment to Guiding at unit level and for promoting Guiding in ... read more

IW Festival 2022-Headliners announced.

Headliners and others announced for the 2022 version of the IW Festival now presented by cinch. Fresh from a sunshine-filled weekend of music celebrating the 2021 event, the organisers are thrilled to bring you the first line-up announcement for the 2022 event. Headlining the Main Stage are Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Kasabian, Pete Tong & the ... read more

IW FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH A ROAR.

This year’s rearranged Isle of Wight Festival roared into action on the stroke of 5:00 PM on Thursday when the RAF Red Arrows display team filled the airspace above the Seaclose site. Their distinctive bright red and white livery glistening in the sunlight they began a 15 minute display before departing with a low fly ... read more