Challenge and Adventure will benefit from a Christmas fayre held at the old grammar school in Newport on Saturday, November 24th. For the first time in a long time, the historic building at 118-119 St James Street will be opened up to host the event, which will run as part of Newport Christmas Carnival.
A traditional German beer festival and buffet will raise funds for Challenge & Adventure on October 13th.
Oktoberfest takes place at Gurnard Pines and will feature oompah band The Barry Schmidt Bavarian Band. Tickets are £25 and include food and a stein to keep.
Dressing up is encouraged. Buy tickets at www.challengeadventure.org.uk/product/oktoberfest
Put your knowledge to the test in the Huge Challenging Quiz at Gurnard Pines on October 19th. In aid of Challenge & Adventure, there will be prizes up for grabs as well as a giant raffle. Tom Stroud will be quiz master on the night, delivering ten rounds of questions set by Malcolm Randell. Entry is £20 for a team of four.
Register at www.challengeadventure.org.uk/product/huge-challenging-quiz.
October 11th -14th
October 20th – 21st
Northwood House, Cowes
Winning Grand National jockey Bob Champion, Classic FM presenter John Suchet, ITV’s Vera and BBC’s Shetland creator Ann Cleeves are among the 60 plus speakers at the Red Funnel Isle of Wight Literary Festival. To purchase tickets and view the programme for the festival and the Youth Zone visit