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SUGAR & SPICE IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Sugar and Spice Lingerie are promoting a number of initiatives in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Newport-based business is inviting ladies that have had, or are having surgery for breast cancer to pop along to their shop on Friday 27th October to discuss their requirements for bras and be professionally fitted. Sheila Wilson, owner of Sugar and Spice said: …

GET OUT AND ABOUT IN RYDE THIS HALF TERM WITH APPLEY SESSIONS

Ryde Business Association has teamed up with voluntary group Friends of Appley to put on a host of events for the whole family in Appley Park this October half term. Designed to encourage the community to get out during the school holidays, the events are for all ages. Thanks to grant funding from Ryde Town Council, there is something on …

PHOENIX CHOIR SINGING FOR GENERATIONS TO COME

A concert is to be held by the Phoenix Choir at Holy Trinity, Bembridge later this month to help raise funds to restore stonework. The Choir’s programme will include tunes made famous by Cilla Black, Manhattan Transfer, Celine Dion, Leonard Cohen, Rod Stuart and the Red Army Choir. Songs from Les Miserables and music from the film Gladiator will also …

OXFORD PROFESSOR TO UNCOVER JANE AUSTEN’S REBELLIOUS TEENAGE YEARS

There will be the opportunity to join Oxford professor Freya Johnston in Bembridge on Sunday (22nd October) as she reveals how Jane Austen’s earliest works show a surprisingly anarchic and feisty spirit. Freya is one of the country’s leading experts on Jane Austen and has just co-edited Jane’s teenage writings for Oxford University Press. By around the time that she left …

14-YEAR-OLD CAMERON TO JOIN CHOIR AT RYDE CONCERT

The Newchurch Male Voice Choir will be presenting a concert for Action for Hearing Loss Befriending Service on Saturday (14th October). All are welcome at Garfield Road Methodist Church in Ryde. The concert will commence at 19:30. Entry is free and there will be a retiring collection. In line with the choir’s aim to encourage young musicians and singers to …

RICH HALL ANNOUNCES ONLY ISLAND DATE FOR HOEDOWN TOUR

Rich Hall and his Hoedown band begin their second leg of touring this Autumn with their Hoedown show for 2017 – and they will be coming to the Isle of Wight for 1 night only in November. Never has there been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between …

FOLK DUO TO RETURN TO BRADING BY POPULAR DEMAND

James Hickman and Dan Cassidy are to present an unforgettable evening of transatlantic music in Brading for the third time later this month. The duo are set to return by popular demand having already played twice to good houses at the Town Hall. Dan, the brother of the late Eva Cassidy, played on many of her recordings and has teamed …

DISCOVER YOUR LIBRARY ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Libraries across the Island are taking part in National Libraries Week starting today (Monday 9th October). National Libraries Week is running this year from 9th to 14th October and is aimed at showcasing the best that UK libraries of all kinds have to offer, encouraging everyone to discover that their local library is about far more than just books. There …

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