Old Gaffers Festival Back!

The Old Gaffers Festival makes a welcome return to the Isle of Wight entertainment calendar this year. After its absence in 2016 due to a lack of financial support, the Gaffers will take place in Yarmouth on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th, with organisers having worked overtime to make it bigger and better than ever.
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Dragons are coming to Island Harbour!

The Isle of Wight Festival is hosting the Dragon Boat Race on Thursday April 27th, in partnership with Stand Up To Cancer. This is the third time a race of this kind has taken place on the island, with national and local companies competing on the water in a series of races and enjoying a day of entertainment at Island Harbour.
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The Key To Saving Lives At Sea

Tucked away in a quiet corner of East Cowes, a dedicated team of 70 professionals work tirelessly to ensure that the waters, not just round the Island, but the whole of the United Kingdom and Ireland, are a safer place to be.

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Smoothing over the bumps!

They have received praise, but also been subjected to a fair amount of criticism. They have experienced unforeseen difficulties, but have somehow managed to overcome the vast majority of them to keep their massive work programme on schedule.

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Tennyson at the hub of fashionable Freshwater

Those who know Freshwater as it is today could easily be forgiven for failing to realise just how famous it once was. The sprawling village, with many of its old shops now gone, and encroached by ever more housing but few new attractions or amenities, is a far cry from its golden heyday.

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