Newport Death Cafe God’s Providence House, St Thomas Square, Newport. Here we drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. Surprisingly these meetings are both enjoyable and informative. There is a lot of sharing of experience. It is not a counselling session just a chance to chat. For further details contact email@example.com
This year Ventnor Day will be on Saturday 7th July. More Details to follow. Ventnor Day will showcase all that makes Ventnor such a unique place, celebrating its community spirit and the strength of its voluntary and community sector. There will be music, food and art and crafts. Local voluntary sector groups and organisations will have stalls and there will be a variety of entertainment and activities suitable for every age group and taste. Last year we had over fifty organisations participating – this year we are hoping for even more. If you would like more information about this event or would like to get involved – please contact Tony McCarthy on (01983) 857848 or 07932 890679 or call Ventnor Town Council on (01983) 857840. Follow us on Facebook at : Ventnor Community Development – Facebook
Date for Shipwreck Isle 2018 is Sunday 8th July. A one day spectacular ‘Shipwreck Isle’ is coming…. Get dressed up in your best pirate gear and help defend our Island. Located in Ryde and Appley Beach over this fantastic weekend, it is an event NOT TO BE MISSED and free to attend. Please visit our Facebook page for up to date information.
Time out for 2019 The Wightlink Ryde Slide will be taking a year off and looking to return again in 2020. The event is acknowledged to be the longest public waterslide in the UK and has become a big part of the Island’s summer calendar in just a few years. “The event depends on a lot of people volunteering their time and resources and a year just goes by too quickly. We’ve decided to catch our breath and come back bigger next year,” commented the Slide’s founder Wayne Whittle. You can get updates from our website.
St. Olave’s Church, Gatcombe are holding their annual mouth watering and delicious AFTERNOON TEA ‘ Ritz Style’ on Saturday 18th August from 3pm until 5pm. Tickets are £12 each (including a glass of sparkling wine on arrival) and will be donated towards Church Funds. For further information please call Liz Taylor on (01983)721086
FreshwaterLIVE ‘Bringing the Community Together’ http://www.freshwaterlive.info/ A free to access event celebrating all that is good about our community. Bringing together various groups, businesses and individuals resident in the village of Freshwater in a way that increases their impact on community life.
Robin Hill presents a brand new boutique music festival with an eclectic twist! Friday 7th September: One of the most popular rappers of his generation, Tinchy Stryder, along with broadcaster, Reggie Yates, are set to headline Friday night. Saturday 8th September: Scouting For Girls / The Hoosiers Sunday 9th September: The Fratellis / Toploader See Ticket Options by Clicking Here. Website: https://eklectica.live/
Funds raised through Relay For Life will support life-saving cancer research. We’re here to help you with your fundraising. Relay For Life is a team fundraising challenge bringing communities together to beat cancer. Teams of family and friends fundraise for life-saving cancer research throughout the year. Everyone then unites and joins a 24-hour celebration, taking turns to walk around a track. There are Relay For Life events taking place across the UK. Entry is FREE. You can join your local Relay by starting a team, joining a team or by taking part as a survivor. Take part in Relay For Life and show that together we are stronger than cancer. Please click here for details on registering etc. Each Relay is led by a group of committed volunteers. If you have questions about the event, or your fundraising, you can contact your local Event Chair directly: Name: Oliver Green Phone: 07969 518371 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spend time relaxing and/or participating in activities or just enjoy the company of others. Therapies available. Bring and share lunch, tea and cake to finish.
Dementia Friendly Christmas Carol Services
Are you interested in Softball Cricket?
Join us on the terrace of The Garlic Farm Restaurant on Sunday Afternoon for beautiful live music from Cat Skellington our amazing local Gypsy Jazz band lead by The Garlic Farm’s Hugo Boswell.
Join Wild About Wight on the first of our summer evening bat walks in the East Wight
Join Wild About Wight on one of our summer evening bat walks in the East Wight
Here we go again…… Godshill Village Fete is back for 2019 folks! Saturday 20th July is the date! 11am-5pm, Godshill Central Mead! Same rules apply as usual, all stall holders MUST have their own public liability insurance. You must provide your own table and gazebo’s are advisable. Standard (craft pitches) – £15 Catering pitches – £25 Pitches 10ft by 10ft. Fees for multiple pitches negotiable! Funds will be split between Mountbatten and the Godshill Village Hall appeal this year, in light of the incredible care Mountbatten provided to my late Nan last year. Amusements are already organised, no bouncy castles etc required. We are also looking for entertainers, raffle prizes, refreshment donations, people to provide classes/sessions on various things and volunteers! To book please message me on here or email Yasmin.email@example.com. Please do not try to book by commenting on this post, it’s hard to keep track of them!
The Solent Swim is one of the main fundraising events for West Wight Sports & Community Centre, which receives no funding from local government and is a registered charity. Are you up for the challenge of swimming from Hurst Castle to Colwell Bay? Raise funds for a great local resource while taking part in an unforgettable experience. As well as swimmers we need kayakers and ribs to act as support for our swimmers. Event Details Solent Swim Date: Saturday 27 July 2019* *Reserve Solent Swim Date: Sunday 28 July 2019 Pool Trials: 15 June 2019 Rescue and recovery sessions: 7 July 2019 or 16 July 2019 Pre-event safety briefing: 26 July 2019 at 7:30pm Cost: Minimum £250 sponsorship including a £25 non-refundable deposit Entries: Complete form and return with deposit to Reception at WWSCC Minimum Ages: 18yrs Swim Route: Hurst Castle to Colwell Bay Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://westwight.org.uk/events/solent-swim/
Chillerton & Gatcombe Horticultural Society Show 2019 Saturday 27th July on Chillerton Green from 2pm – 5pm.