Isle of Wight Steam Railway Folk

Meet the Railway Folk at Havenstreet between 30th July & 1st August and enter their quirky, haphazard world of street theatre.Three days of fun and chaos with Circus Sensible and the Railway Folk – who are guaranteed to be anything but sensible.

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A Setting to Delight in…

Secluded, private, and nestled in the former grounds of Queen Victoria’s favourite residence – Osborne House – this is the ultimate hideaway for that dream day. Set in two acres of gardens, the Grade II listed building is a charming 10-bedroom boutique hotel. Let our expert team and dedicated wedding planners help you create a bespoke day to remember.
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Alison Moyet – Sambuca & sarnies!

Essex girl Alison Moyet admits she can hardly wait to perform at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival. Alison, a highly successful singer-songwriter since the late 1970s, will be making a welcome IW Festival return in the Big Top on the Friday evening of the four-day music extravaganza at Seaclose Park, Newport.

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Mary: Queen of the skies

As the smartly dressed lady sitting in a Sandown Airport kiosk, handing out tickets for pleasure flights over the Isle of Wight, very few of Mary Ellis’s customers could possibly have imagined the amazing tales of heroism that have been a major part of her incredible life.
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The Isle of Wight Radio Child of Wight Awards 2017

This month the Beacon dedicates its popular ‘Island Story’ feature to a very special group of people who live here. This is a story about bravery, courage, kindness and dedication – and it centres on some of the many young people on the Island who have faced adversity, and somehow managed to come through it with a smile on their faces.

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It’s fun to stay at the YMCA!

The YMCA – Young Men’s Christian Association  – has come a long way since it was founded in 1844 by Sir George Williams, a worker in the London drapery trade, who was concerned about the welfare of his fellow workers, so he started a prayer and bible study group.
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