Christmas Fayre in aid of Challenge and Adventure

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.

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Time for Trees

With their stately and permanent qualities, trees enhance a garden in ways that no other plants can – and November is the perfect time to plant one. There is a tree for every situation, even in the tiniest garden.
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IW Literary Festival

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