VISIT ABU DHABI ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF COWES WEEK.

After a search over several years for a sponsor Cowes Week Ltd is delighted to announce that Visit Abu Dhabi will be the Presenting Sponsor of Cowes Week 2022.  To further reinforce the relationship, Cowes Week Ltd has joined forces with Global Mission in Abu Dhabi to launch a new regatta, the Cowes Week Winter ... read more

PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

With HM The Queen as their Patron members of Girlguiding certainly played their part in the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations. Certain Girlguiding areas of the UK were selected to host 70 Beacons with the Isle of Wight being one. Members gathered on the downs above Shorwell. Present were the IW President Gioia Minghella-Giddens and her husband ... read more

Busy again during the Spring.

All units have been busy with activities from Easter the the end of May, plus there has been much planning for HM the Queen’s Jubilee. Carisbrooke Guides have enjoyed a number of special events and have helped the community by handing out the medals for Walk the Wight as well as some of the girls ... read more

CINCH PRESENTS IW FESTIVAL -2022 SEA THEME

SIRENS & SAILORS – THE LIFE AQUATIC FANS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE INSPIRATION FROM THE SEA. This year’s IW Festival will see Seaclose Park, Newport transformed into a marine paradise filled with mythical creatures of the deep. From elusive mermaids and King Neptunes to fabled shanty-singing sailors all there as  Cinch presents The Isle of Wight ... read more

Legoland, Easter, Badges and Much More.

It has been another busy half term for all Girlguiding IW members. There was the very special day out to Legoland, Windsor (see another page for more details) with Island girls making their Promise as well as joining in all the fun of the rides and admiring the Lego set pieces. Some girls made their ... read more

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL- NEW ACTS ADDED

Madness, Jessie Ware, Nathan Dawe, The Academic and The Rick Parfitt Jnr Band have been added to the line-up for cinch presents The Isle of Wight Festival 2022, taking place over 16th – 19th June. Chart topper Jessie Ware and Brit icons Madness will take to the Main Stage, whilst hit DJ Nathan Dawe and indie starlets The Academic ... read more

TAKEOVER AT LEGOLAND WINDSOR.

Legoland Windsor was taken over by Girlguiding recently. This was no ordinary takeover but just for one day when thousands of girls and their leaders descended on the attraction. All the rides and Legoland models were thoroughly enjoyed by everyone attending but there were some very special events for girls from the Island.  Laura Cottey ... read more

HONOUR FOR INSPIRATIONAL I W GIRLGUIDING VOLUNTEER

A Local volunteer has been recognised for her role empowering hundreds of girls and young women over a period of over 50 years and has been honoured for her work supporting girls and young women with a prestigious Laurel Award. Deborah Meadows of Bembridge was awarded the second highest discretionary national honour in the organisation for ... read more