Putting the fun into fundraising

ISLAND STORY

Combining feel-good entertainment with charity fundraising, The Wight Strollers are a huge asset to the Isle of Wight. 

Described by long-standing Stroller Emily Scotcher as a family unit which sparks a remarkable passion in its members, the theatre group is made up of Islanders of all abilities, ranging in age from six to 75.

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Grow up and be grateful – By Emily Wells

On our local skate ramp some clever soul has scrawled ‘Don’t grow up it’s a trap’…(they’ve also written something about being ‘the daughters of the witches that wouldn’t burn’ but we’ll ignore that for the purpose of this article).

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Laura Main – John spoke to the Call the Midwife star about her life on stage and screen

Having watched every episode of Call The Midwife, at the top of my interview hitlist was Laura Main, who, initially, played Sister Bernadette before marrying the doctor and becoming Shelagh Turner. I was very excited when my opportunity arose but it wasn’t on set at Nonnatus House, so I didn’t need a bike to get there. It was in her dressing room at the Mayflower, Southampton, where she was playing Princess Fiona in this year’s run of Shrek The Musical.

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Treasure Island

Step inside the Museum of Island History at the Guildhall in Newport and you will discover some of the most fascinating artefacts ever to be uncovered here on the Isle of Wight.

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Laura Main – John spoke to the Call the Midwife star about her life on stage and screen

Having watched every episode of Call The Midwife, at the top of my interview hitlist was Laura Main, who, initially, played Sister Bernadette before marrying the doctor and becoming Shelagh Turner. I was very excited when my opportunity arose but it wasn’t on set at Nonnatus House, so I didn’t need a bike to get there. It was in her dressing room at the Mayflower, Southampton, where she was playing Princess Fiona in this year’s run of Shrek The Musical.

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