As part of Age Friendly Island anyone interested in directing the project and helping us to find sustainable solutions to issues affecting island residents is invited to join one of the Public Forums. The Public Forum is open to over 50’s, friends, carers and interested parties ready to participate in making a difference to our island. They are a space where practical issues relating to the project are developed and Islanders have the opportunity to really shape important changes happening on the island such as health and social care, transport and outdoor spaces. Prices: Free Phone:01983 525282 Website:agefriendlyisland.org Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
DanceMakers – Sandown Our Free Community Dance Sessions are now held every Tuesday 3.30pm – 5pm and alternate Thursdays 3pm – 4pm in Sandown Library. DanceMakers is a gentle, creative programme designed to improve balance, co-ordination, muscle strength, breathing, memory and confidence. Please wear comfy loose clothing and soft flat shoes. Everyone Welcome. Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
The drop in Springboard sessions are running well and are available to all and are running with good numbers. No appointment is necessary, just come in and tell us what you would like to learn and we will take it from there. Functional Skills such as Maths, English and Computing are available for free as well as the range of vocational packs, employability skills and assistance online with such systems as Universal Job match. Sop pop in and say hello. These are informal sessions which we like to keep very relaxed. We meet on a Tuesday 9.00am to 12 noon at the Chatters Cafe (Ryde Baptist Church) in the George Street Centre in Ryde. Phone: 01983 532769 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.poalearning.org.uk/
Water Exercise Classes on a Tuesday 9am – 10am Aqua Care – Shallow water exercise to improve posture and mobility, ease arthritic pain, improve mood, control weight and raise self-esteem. 1 hour of enjoyable exercise suitable for all fitness levels. Steph is experienced in and qualified to teach arthritis care, back rehab and post-injury rehab as well as specialising in the 40+ baby boomers. YOUR 1ST CLASS FREE – call Steph on 07525 662555 for enquiries or to book.
The drop in Springboard sessions are running well and are available to all and are running with good numbers. No appointment is necessary, just come in and tell us what you would like to learn and we will take it from there. Functional Skills such as Maths, English and Computing are available for free as well as the range of vocational packs, employability skills and assistance online with such systems as Universal Job match. Sop pop in and say hello. These are informal sessions which we like to keep very relaxed. We meet on a Tuesday 9.30am – 1pm at the Shanklin Early Help Centre in Furzehill Road. Phone: 01983 532769 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.poalearning.org.uk/
Our Place Tuesdays 10am to 12.30pm Our Place – West Wight is staffed by volunteers and supported by professionals and meets every Tuesday for a FREE weekly drop in session in the Community Centre. FREE confidential information and support Julie or Mark from Southern House, Adam the Local Area Coordinator and Mel the Just Ask Support Officer, will be available each week to chat to. ADVICE They offer help with forms and applications (paper and online); general finance and housing enquiries; a listening ear. If they can’t help, they’ll find someone who can! SOCIAL Come along to meet new people and find out about groups and activities in the local area of interest to you. FREE tea, coffee, and access to Community Centre facilities including pool, air hockey and table football. If you would like to speak Adam Tucker, the Local Area Coordinator for Freshwater, Yarmouth, Totland and Shalfleet, he can be contacted on 07772 690 273 or email email@example.com. More information about the role of the Local Area Co-ordinator can be found here Tuesday’s 10am – 12.30pm Registered Charity no: 273334
Every Tues 10 – 12 in the METHODIST CHURCH. Enjoy drinks, cakes, and biscuits amongst good company. Quizzes, games and visiting speakers provide good entertainment. Assistance is available from AGE UK volunteers who can point you in the right direction with personal or technical problems. Our doors are open to everyone.
The Sandown Aviation Museum Shed (Located within the new Wight Aviation Museum) is a shed with a difference. Located within the museum hangar itself, the shed will form part of the exhibition, recreating the woodworking shed built by Richard Holleyman, the person who brought the original museum collection together. The shed can still be used by it’s members for woodworking and model making, being an integral part of the museum by providing means to provide on site maintenance, building exhibits as well as making models and parts. This shed meets every Tuesday morning (11am-1pm) at the aviation museum hangar, Sandown Airport (head into the airport, turn right to the hangars, We are the third hangar along). Phone: 01983 525282 Website: http://iowsheds.weebly.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The drop in Springboard sessions are running well and are available to all and are running with good numbers. No appointment is necessary, just come in and tell us what you would like to learn and we will take it from there. Functional Skills such as Maths, English and Computing are available for free as well as the range of vocational packs, employability skills and assistance online with such systems as Universal Job match. Sop pop in and say hello. These are informal sessions which we like to keep very relaxed. We meet on a Tuesday at 1pm to 4.30pm at Salisbury Gardens in Dudley Road, Ventnor. Phone: 01983 532769 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.poalearning.org.uk/
CHATTY/FRIENDLY/NO FEARS/RUBBER BRIDGE (Every Tuesday at Seagrove Pavilion from 1.30pm – 4.30pm)We started at the Pavilion in September 2013 and quickly developed as players were struck by being able to play a serious game of bridge but in a friendly and helpful environment. This prompted us to test the water in creating training sessions for those who wished to learn the game and we are now with our 4th class with the other 3 having integrated into our full sessions. You don’t need a partner and beverages and biscuits provided and a great afternoon of bridge for just £3. All newcomers welcome. Average 5 to 8 tables per session. The Seagrove Pavilion is located at Seagrove Recreation Ground off Seagrove Farm Road, Seaview, PO34 5HL (Follow the signs for Seaview Football Club) Phone: 01983 562817 Website: http://www.seagrovepaviliontrust.org.uk/seaview
This session allows you to come and speak privately in a safe space with one of Wight DASH’s specialist domestic abuse workers about any concerns you have about domestic abuse and options available to you. Domestic abuse includes physical, psychological, sexual, emotional and financial abuse as well as coercive and controlling behaviour. This is a sit and wait session, there is no need to book. Phone: 01983 300423 Email: info-WOW@btconnect.com Website: https://www.wightdash.co.uk/new-index/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsleofWightWomensCentre/
Held Every Tuesday with Live Music from Organist Chick Cole. For people who can’t dance. For people who can dance. Dancing partners available. Come and learn or just listen to the good old tunes. £3.00 per person includes tea and biscuits For more details please call Chick on (01983) 875302 Prices: Entrance £3 per person Phone:01983 875302 Website:bragiow.co.uk
Beaver Scouts are our youngest members. They usually meet weekly to take part in a wide range of activities including games, crafts, singing, visits and good turns, along with plenty of outdoor activities. Meeting every Tuesday during term time 5.30pm – 7pm at St Mary’s Church Hall. Phone: 07867420970 Website: http://www.isleofwightscouts.org.uk/join/beaver-scouts/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brading Community Choir meets every Tuesday at 7.15pm in St Mary’s Church Hall (next to Church) We welcome any past members and all potential new singers to come along and be part of Your Community Choir. Do not worry if you have no prior singing experience or cannot read music. This choir welcomes all and does not require any potential. Members to audition just turn up and join in. Alternatively, for more information call: Liz – 07870 412 334 or Vic – 07860 544 403
Every Tuesday night we have our poker night which is £5 per person with a top prize each week of up to £70, plus the opportunity to win seats at regional and national events thanks to grassrootspoker.com with even the opportunity to win a seat at tournaments throughout Europe and even Las Vegas. Cards dealt at 7.30pm. Phone: 01983 408776 Website: https://kyngeswell.co.uk Email: email@example.com
Men in Sheds Ventnor is a new project aimed at providing a group shed for Men interested in arts, crafts woodworking and other activities in Ventnor. We meet on Tuesday 10am – 2pm and Wednesday from 6pm – 8pm. For more information please visit our Facebook Page Website: http://www.ventnorshed.co.uk/ Email: MISV@gmail.com
Yinspire Yoga Classes – Every Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 11.30am. The venue is a private studio, recently refurbished with use for yoga in mind, and accommodates around 15 mat spaces. The studio is fully equipped with mats and other props, although feel free to bring your own. Water and coconut water are available for purchase. First Session is Free. Please get in touch via email or via the registration form before coming for the first time – normally there is plenty of space, but the studios have limited capacity. Phone: 01983 333888 Website: https://www.yinspire.co.uk/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you or your carer want somewhere to hangout? Need somewhere warm and accessible? Come to The Active Living Room. We will be opening our doors from 4pm – 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays for you and your carer to drop in, chill out and enjoy! £6 entry to come and go as you please. Phone: 01983 539371 Website: http://www.communityactionisleofwight.org.uk/ Email: Ireid@actioniw.org.uk
Tiny Dancers Ages 0-5 Years – Baby Irish, Ballet, Modern, Cheerleading, Action songs and nursery Rhymes! Tuesdays 11am – 12 noon & Saturdays 9am – 10am Starting 13th March 2018 – First two weeks free. (contact us to register) Phone: 07832 271 809 Email: email@example.com
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, supporting almost 420,000 young people every year. The Duke of Edinburgh scheme is starting at Brading Youth Club in October 2017. Volunteers are needed to train as Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme leaders. All training provided. Gain skills, build your CV and contribute to your community. Join the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme at Brading Youth Club. Ages 14 to 24. The adventure starts here! Registered Charity number: 1072490
Tuesdays from 2pm – 4pm at Newport Scout Hut SingAbout is a social singing activity based on recognised music therapy, run by Independent Arts on the Isle of Wight. It can help to improve your memory, breathing, speech, movement and confidence. It’s great and an opportunity to get out and meet people. Refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. No musical background is necessary so come along and try it! Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
Off Key Community Choir Do you enjoy singing your heart out in the shower but lack confidence in your voice? Would you like a place to go and sing with others who feel the same way? Well then this is the new singing group for you! Come and join our friendly, sociable and fun singing group aimed at people aged over 18 who think they can’t sing. As a group our song choices will be varied and interesting, from pop songs, to show tunes and more! If you are looking for a pick me up or something to shake off those wintery blues then come and get involved and start singing your stresses away. Running every Tuesday from 7th November, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Methodist Church, Regent Street, Shanklin. Only £1 a session. Free parking in Landguard Road car park after 6pm. All abilities welcome. Contact Sue 07917 764 190 or Judith 07736 151 632 for more information on this ‘feel good factor’ Choir!
Would you like to join our new group? Learn how to use a digital camera? Edit your photos? Enjoy a walk at the same time? We shall grow the availability of cameras to borrow / use each other’s equipment / make available a shared digital platform to enable us to post, show and discuss. We hope to explore the personal and expressive use of our assorted equipment to not only take “happy snaps / picturesque /memorable moments” but also photos with personal and symbolic meaning for us; capturing an emotion, a mood, humanity and mother nature in its many forms; photos to reflect ordinary moments or spectacular importance – for those involved. Digital facilitates experimentation – so let’s explore being creative to produce photos of which we are proud to have captured. If you are interested, please leave your name and telephone number, stating that it is for the photography group and we will be in touch. For Carers please ring to leave your details. Phone: 01983 533173 Website: http://carersiw.org.uk/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a Break Group Are you caring for someone with dementia? We meet every second Tuesday of the month at the Riverside from 1.30-3.30pm, we can offer you the opportunity to join in a creative session and have a holistic therapy. We are able to offer care for the person you care for at the centre with prior notice, please ring 533173 for details. Phone: 01983 533173 Website: http://carersiw.org.uk/ Email: email@example.com
Male Carers Social Group We are a group of male carers who just like to meet up in a social setting, often a pub, just to chat and feel free to enjoy meeting others who understand. We meet across the Island once a month and then decide from month to month where we go. Come and join us. Phone: 01983 533173 Website: http://carersiw.org.uk/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org