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ALBERT COTTAGE LAUNCH AFTERNOON TEA FOR DOGS

Albert Cottage Hotel in East Cowes has unveiled a brand new afternoon tea experience, specially created for our 4-legged friends. The new VIP (Very Important Pet) Paws for Afternoon Tea is being marketed as the perfect treat for pampered pooches. Priced at £12.95, the VIP Paws for Afternoon Tea is served in one of Albert Cottage’s elegant rooms – or even …

POP-UP OPERA TO REVIVE TRAGIC TALE AT FRESHWATER MEMORIAL HALL

For Spring 2017, The Pop-Up Opera Company are reviving their first ‘tragic’ opera and will be visiting Freshwater Memorial Hall on Saturday 8th April. Pop-Up’s version of I Capuleti e I Montecchi (sung in Italian with English captions) conjures an atmospheric and intimate environment that places spectators at the heart of Bellini’s moving love story. With their signature ‘Silent Movie’ …

WIGHTLINK TO SUPPORT JACK UP THE 80S

Wightlink is supporting the popular Isle of Wight family friendly festival Jack up the 80s by offering travel discounts. The event, which is to be held at Smallbrook Stadium in Ryde between 11th-13 August, is close to Wightlink’s terminals at Fishbourne and Ryde Pier and the home of the Wightlink Warriors speedway team. Featuring performances from Jason Donovan, Nik Kershaw, …

MALE VOICE CHOIR TO HOST CONCERT IN RYDE

Newchurch Male Voice Choir will be presenting a concert at the Ryde Methodist Church, Garfield Road on Saturday 1st April starting at 19:30. The concern is being held in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Entry is free but there will be a retiring collection. Refreshments will be available. Guest artist for the night is Saxophonist, Kathryn Wilkie. Bob Cooper …

NATALIE BENNETT TO INTRODUCE GREEN PARTY FILM NIGHT

Former leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Natalie Bennett, will be the special guest at a showing of independent films on Sunday 9th April in Newport. Ms Bennett is visiting the Island to lend support to the Green Party campaign ahead of the local elections in May. The film night is being organised by Island-based curator MIST, with …

WIGHT DIAMONDS TO HOST CHARITY CONCERT IN AID OF RSPCA

The Wight Diamonds Marching Band are set to begin their 2017 season with a concert performance of music from film and stage musicals in aid of the Isle of Wight Branch of the RSPCA. ‘Showstoppers, The Concert’ is billed as a toe tapping, fun packed evening of great classic music from the big screen and the stage, including musical highlights …

MADAMA BUTTERFLY TO BE BROADCAST LIVE TO VENTNOR ARTS CLUB

Puccini’s heart-breaking opera, Madama Butterfly, with its story of love, longing and betrayal is screened live to Ventnor and around the world on Thursday 30th March at 19:00. The inspiration for many Hollywood films and the West End smash-hit Miss Saigon, this world-famous opera follows a young Japanese geisha, Cio-Cio-San, who clings to the belief that her arrangement with an …

CHARITY RACE NIGHT IN AID OF ASPIRE RYDE

A charity race night is being held at The Wight Rock Bar next month in aid of local charity, Aspire Ryde. All are welcome to the fundraising event on Friday 7th April to have a drink, a chat and an all important flutter on the races.  These nights are great fun and a great way to help raise much needed funds …

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