MORE ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR BARCLAYCARD PRESENTS IW FESTIVAL 2024.

Barclaycard presents the Isle of Wight Festival has announced further acts for the 2024 event. Jessie J, Natalie Imbruglia, The Pretenders, Johnny Marr, Feeder, S Club, Tom Meighan, Cian Ducrot, Caity Baser and Wunderhorse join the bill at the historic island event over 20th – 23rd June.  These new additions to the 2024 line-up join previously announced headliners including English ... read more

WORLD THINKING DAY 2024.

World Thinking Day happens every 22 February and is a chance for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts across the world to think about each other, the worldwide movement they’re part of, and important issues. In 2024, the theme of World Thinking Day is Our World, Our Thriving Future. It will be a chance to learn ... read more

COWES WEEK 2024.

Girlguiding SW England are delighted to partner with the RNLI to build members’ confidence in and around the water by offering the Mayday Mayday resource. This new water safety resource called ‘Mayday, Mayday’ focuses on four key safety messages and has been tailored so all sections of Girlguiding can use it. Meanwhile, Girlguiding is not ... read more

GIRLGUIDING GOLD AWARD FOR TESSA.

Tessa Bryson, a member of the Carisbrooke/Newport Ranger Unit has gained a Girlguiding Gold Award. She is the first Ranger on the Island to gain this award which was introduced with Girlguiding’s New Programme. This Ranger Gold Award is a special achievement and gives each participant the opportunity to put everything they’ve learned through the ... read more

EXCLUSIVE  “WISH” SCREENING IS A DREAM COME TRUE FOR GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS.

Island Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers together with their leaders enjoyed a trip to The Commodore Cinema, Ryde at the weekend to see Disney’s latest film, “Wish” at an exclusive Girlguiding screening. This cinema trip was made even more exciting as Dawn Haig- Thomas Island High Sheriff and Girlguiding President Gioia Minghella-Giddens were able to ... read more

HELP TO SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF FOXLEASE.

As most Girlguiding members know the fight is on to save the Activity/Training Centres. With Foxlease being the nearest one to the Island, Island members are getting behind the plans of ” Foxie’s Future” a charity set up to try and secure the future of Foxlease. Recently St. John’s Church, Newport held a Christmas Angels ... read more

UK Parliament Week 2023.

Every November Units of Girlguiding, Isle of Wight take part in Parliament Week. This week, which is planned by the UK’s Parliament in Westminster allows girls to understand the workings of Parliament together with the workings of central and local government. Over the years a number of Isle of Wight Girlguiding Units have taken part ... read more

October a busy month for Girlguiding IW.

During October members of Girlguiding IW have been undertaking special activities. County Trainings this year took the form of evening Trainings covering certain aspects of the Girlguiding Programme. Two subjects were on offer each evening and there were some very interesting topics with a selection of Trainers leading. Let the pictures show what was on ... read more

Red Funnel to launch new website.

Red Funnel is set to rollout a new website and booking system upgrade, designed to offer a more user-friendly and efficient online experience for its customers. To facilitate these changes, Red Funnel’s website, mobile app and booking system will be temporarily offline from 21:00 on Tuesday, 7 November, until 11:59 on Wednesday, 8 November. The ... read more

FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR BARCLAYCARD PRESENTS IW FESTIVAL 2024.

Barclaycard presents the Isle of Wight Festival today announces The Prodigy, Pet Shop Boys and Green Day ( pictured & UK Festival Exclusive) as 2024 headliners. Headlining Friday night’s Main Stage is English electronic group The Prodigy. Entertaining crowds with their iconic electronic anthems from over three decades. On Saturday, Pet Shop Boys will headline the Main Stage with “DREAMWORLD The Greatest Hits Live”. ... read more