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A ROYAL GATHERING FOR QUEEN VIC

CROWDS gathered at Osborne House today to celebrate former monarch Queen Victoria, as part of the Diamond Jubilee. A picture prefect Queen Victoria look-a-like entertained visitors at the former Royal residence as she exited by horse and carriage, before inspecting the Royal guards in a very real re-enactment of tradition a 100 years ago. The three-day event continues into tomorrow with …

THOUSANDS CELEBRATE COOL BRITANNIA

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets of Ryde this afternoon to celebrate the Cool Britannia parade, part of the Island’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. A vast number of schools, organisations and individuals put on a show to remember in the glorious sunshine, dressing up in jubilee-themed costumes as well as sporting some classic cars of the Queen’s reign. The parade is …

GET SET FOR JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

RESIDENTS are urged to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend, with preparations getting underway across the Island. From Saturday (2nd) until Tuesday (5th), a great variety of celebrations will be engulfing the Island, including Appley in Ryde. The Isle of Wight Council supported event, which is taking place over the next 3 days, is set to include carnival parades, grand lunches, …

HUNDREDS ENJOY PERFORMANCE TO REMEMBER

OVER 400 people packed out Medina Theatre on Saturday night for a rememberable concert by the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra.  As part of their 2011-2012 season, musicians from all backgrounds put on a show to remember in front of a full house, at the Orchestra’s third performance of the year. A joyful audience sat back and relaxed to pieces from the infamous Elgar, …

GLORIOUS LAUNCH FOR GAFFERS FESTIVAL

THOUSANDS of visitors traveled from across the Island yesterday for the launch of Yarmouth’s Old Gaffers Festival. In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Elizabeth II look-a-like Mary Reynolds officially opened the 3-day festival under a shower of yellow and purple balloons. Over 100 traditional vessels, powered by steam, sail and motor, have traveled the length and breadth of the country to attend the …

OCEAN SEEN EXHIBITION AT DIMBOLA

Just in time for the summer sailing season , Dimbola Lodge are launching a collaborative summer show bringing together three great oceanic photographers to celebrate the way we interact with our great British coastline. The exhibition will include everything from spending the day walking its beautiful shores and admiring the breathtaking landscapes – to riding the waves for a thrill …

WEATHER HOLDS OUT FOR RIVERFEST

THE weather held out for the fifth annual Riverfest event which was held on Saturday, attracting an estimated 4000 people. In a celebration of the River Medina,  families from across the Island descended on Newport Quay to watch Vikings, Romans and  the Wight Pirates carry out a number of reenactments and to browse the selection of food, crafts and charity stalls on display. One highlight …

FLORENCE ANNOUNCED AS BESTIVAL HEADLINER

BESTIVAL organisers have this morning announced that Florence + The Machine will headline Friday night at this years Bestival. As one of the hottest festivals in the United Kingdom, Bestival is sure to rock this summer boasting acts including the legendary Stevie Wonder, New Order, The xx, Sigur Rós, Friendly Fires, Orbital, Frank Ocean, Hot Chip, Annie Mac Presents, Skream …

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